AECOM Project Accountant in Thornhill, Ontario

Canada - Ontario, Thornhill

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Project Accountant for immediate employment in the Markham, ON office.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, those listed below:

  • Engage as the financial partner to the Project Managers on risky and complex jobs dealing with various business lines

  • Engage in regular meetings with project managers and/or project delivery teams on the status of projects

  • Participate in project review preparation, execution, and follow up

  • Assist Project Manager regularly with project setup, project monitoring, system updating and closeout

  • Ensure all incurred costs are reflected accurately and in a timely manner on the project

  • Assist project manager with the preparation and update of the forecasted cost estimates for all active projects

  • Ensure that financial reporting for pending change orders are reflected correctly in the enterprise project management system, and appropriate approvals and documentation are in place

  • Ensure that the current budget reflects approved as-sold contract margin plus all client approved changes

  • Work proactively with project managers to monitor and correct project financial issues in such as % complete> 100%, BIEE adjustments, cash> contract value and others issues as they occur

  • Perform project analysis and prepare reports upon request for management review

  • Support Project Management team in Oracle and ePM system understanding

  • Understand month end events to ensure they are prepared completely and processed accurately and timely

  • Understand the commercial and billing requirements of the projects; ensure project set up accurately reflects proper billing requirements

  • Understand project costing methodologies, and provide assistance and review support on proposals for moderate risk projects

  • Assist Finance Manager with internal and external audit support as required

  • Assist in the preparation of the project risk analysis, revenue at risk and work at risk forms

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting

  • 2+ years of related experience as a Project Accountant supporting project managers and project teams

  • Experience with project costing methodologies for project pursuits and proposals

  • Experience with Oracle

  • Excellent EXCEL skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Completion of, or in pursuit of a professional designation in Accounting, Finance or Masters in Business Administration

  • 5+ years of related 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 Geography OH

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Canada

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 202761BR

Clearance Required No

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.