AECOM Assistant Project Accountant in New York City, New York

United States of America - New York, New York City

Job Summary

  • Works under direct supervision, completing assigned tasks in support of less complex projects.

  • Provides various reports as required.

  • May support project billing through the review and preparation of invoices.

  • Entry-level position, previous experience may not be required.

  • Degree or equivalent preferred.

Minimum Requirements

  • Knowledge of company and department policies and procedures.

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

  • Analyze situations and data to resolve existing or potential problems.

  • Plan and monitor the activities of one or more areas.

  • Training on Employer’s computerized system is required as well as proficiency in PC based applications such as Microsoft Word and Excel.

  • Good management and organizational skills including the ability to work on several projects simultaneously, meet critical deadlines, and determine the priority of assignments based on deadlines that must be met.

  • 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.

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

  • Quickly provide cost projections and various analysis so that management and the client are able to make informed decisions.

Preferred Qualifications

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

  • Minimum of five years of related construction accounting experience.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Finance and Accounting

Business Line Construction Services

Business Group CS

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 198977BR

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.