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Accountant/Finance Manager

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Company AECOM

Job Title: Accountant/Finance Manager

JobID: 23339-1166420

Location: Bogota, COL

Description: **Business Line** Support/Cross Services

**Position Title** Accountant/Finance Manager

Colombia - Distrito Capital


**Job Summary**

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Accountant/Finance Manager for employment in the Bogota, Colombia office.

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

+ Finance Leadership: Responsible for key accountabilities including the monthly close process for local statutory compliance and US AECOM requirements and deadlines, business analysis, and the management and driving of the working capital for the Region

+ Management of Business Risks: This role will be intimately familiar with the operation of the business and with the economic commercial environment, should informed on the issues facing the business while anticipating and preventing unexpected situations

+ Playing a “Hands-on” Role & Ensuring Strong Collaboration: Will be sufficiently agile to operate as leader while also getting involved in the details of the work. They will be expected to take a proactive approach in helping the business to solve problems

+ Project Accounting Management: The role will be responsible for driving accounting interface to ensure timely and accurate preparation and upload of estimates at completion (EAC); validate the accuracy of revenue recognition at month end; co-ordinate responses to client audit requests; and review significant project results and variances with the Project Accounting Team

+ Working Capital Management: Responsibility for driving working capital management and reporting, through the achievement of cash flow objectives, engage in capital expenditures and seek to find cost effective solutions, to ultimately instill a culture of cash

**Minimum Requirements**

+ Bachelor’s degree in Accounting

+ 5+ years of experience the last 2 in a senior position including team management experience

+ Bi-lingual highly preferred (English and Spanish)

+ Experience in engineering, construction or the professional services industry is preferable but not essential

+ Must bring a level of expertise from a complex consulting and/or construction or services business

+ Display evidence of good leadership, business partnering and influencing skills

+ Demonstrating excellent written and oral communication skills, the successful candidate will be comfortable participating both as an effective contributor and a listener in group settings which include senior staff

+ Knows the business and the mission-critical technical and functional skills needed to do the job

+ Understands various types of business propositions and understands how businesses operate in general

+ Learns new methods and technologies easily

+ Basic understanding of local and country taxation and compliance requirements

+ Acts has main point of contract with external Tax Advisors and External Auditors under the guidance of AECOM Tax and Controllership group

+ Responsible for the timely completion of the Bi-weekly Cash flow projections to the Controllership group

+ Able to apply proper and adequate internal controls and efficient operating procedures to safeguard company assets and assure accurate and timely financial reporting, including and not limited to banking and treasury functions

+ Responsible to report on a timely manner accounting information to the accounting team in US Corporate departments related to GL activity and balance sheet accounts reconciliations

+ Action and Outcome Orientated

+ Approaches the role with drive and energy with an eye on the bottom line

+ Not afraid to initiate action before all the facts are known; drives to finish everything they start

+ Well organized, resourceful, and planful

+ Effective and efficient at coordinating multiple resources to get things done

+ Can work on multiple tasks at once without losing track; foresees and plans around obstacles

+ Strong Interpersonal Skills

+ Warm, friendly, and interpersonally agile

+ Easy to approach and talk to

+ Must be able to relate well to all kinds of people and builds solid professional relationships

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ None

**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.


_Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM._

**_Job Category_** _Finance and Accounting_

**_Country_** _Colombia_

**_Position Status_** _Full-Time_

**_Requisition/Vacancy No._** _162306BR_


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