AECOM Project Accountant in Morrisville, North Carolina

Business Line Construction Services

Position Title Project Accountant

United States of America - North Carolina

Morrisville

Job Summary

AECOM Tishman

Location: Morrisville, North Carolina

Interface with clients, contractors, and project personnel in order to ensure the accurate and timely submittal of monthly requisitions and cost reports in accordance with the contract as well as corporate policy and procedures.

  • Review approved contractor requisitions and vendor invoices; identify and correct items without sufficient or proper backup documentation; and enter information into the computerized system to generate monthly requisitions for the client.

  • Review and administer the Project with regard to the terms of the contract. Monitor and analyze the project profitability / risk for projects with savings components and / or guaranteed maximum prices.

  • Review and analyze past cost trends as well as project future costs. Incorporate this information along with current requisition data into the monthly cost report which is the tool used for monitoring project costs and analyzing profitability / risk.

  • Prepare monthly bank, revolving fund, and petty cash reconciliations. Must have a strong understanding of the cash balances for the Project at all times.

  • In some cases, serve as the Site Office Manager by supervising and training clerical employees. Ensure sufficient levels of office equipment, supplies, and furniture through periodic inventory checks and logs.

  • Review the contractor’s insurance certificates and requests for rate increases to ensure that they are in compliance with the terms of their contract. Monitor the contractor’s payment and performance bonds if required by contract.

  • Prepare field payroll worksheets based on payroll hours obtained from the Project Superintendent. This information is given to the main office payroll department so that payroll checks can be processed. Prepare and pay union fringe benefit reports based on the payroll information submitted.

  • Manage the disbursal of funds from the client’s revolving fund account in addition to making payments after the monthly requisition has been funded. Prepare special computerized reports as requested by management or the client.

Minimum Requirements

  • Construction related experience and knowledge of industry jargon and industry trade agreements is required.

  • Minimum of five years of related construction accounting experience.

  • Accounting degree or sufficient accounting experience to ensure knowledge of generally accepted accounting principals is required.

  • Communicate effectively both in writing and verbally. Must have strong interpersonal and influencing skills needed to communicate with the variety of participants involved with a construction project.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of various types of construction contracts such as Construction Management as Agent, Owner’s Representative, Guaranteed Maximum Price, Lump Sum, etc.

  • Ability to manage contractors’ expectations in order to keep them working when payments are delayed or not in the amount expected.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Job Category Construction Management

Business Group Construction Services Group (CS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 188701BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.