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Project Accountant

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Company AECOM

Job Title: Project Accountant

JobID: 23339-1225897

Location: Mumbai, IND

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

**Position Title** Project Accountant

India - Maharashtra


**Job Summary**

AECOM is currently seeking a Project Accountant. The Project Accountant will assist the Senior Accountant & Head of Finance in matters relating to various projects across region or within country. Responsible for the financial administration of projects across all business lines and project delivery teams, acting as the Finance representative on the project team. The Project Accountant will ensure that the operations teams are appropriately supported over the complete life cycle of projects, including the bid preparation phase. The Project Accountant will act as the senior project accounting expert in their geography and will assist in communicating and enforcing AECOM policy and best practice, and will have overall responsibility for project revenue recognition, including month end close activities.

Job Duties:

+ Appropriate vetting of ICA to ensure it complies with due process and policy regarding the project setup and forecast variation administration.

+ Vetting as part of Project Opening process that signed contracts are in accordance with European Sub DOA;

+ Support PM/PMA based on knowledge/ understanding of APIC/Oracle;

+ Support PM's in the preparation and checking of EAC updates in conjunction with the formal project review process, ensuring appropriate support exists for changes/variations in fee as well as for cost budgets;

+ Attend formal reviews and contribute where appropriate on matters of project finance;

+ Support decision making in accordance with Office of Risk Management guidelines;

+ Carry out review and analysis of project financials to ensure accuracy/completeness in monthly reporting programme, via the use of the Month End Tracker, incorporating but not limited to :

+ Margin Losses

+ WIP provisions

+ Loss Provisions Required Revenue Adjustments Segmentation

**Minimum Requirements**

+ CA/CMA with 3 to 5 years’ experience in Project based MNC companies.

+ A minimum of 3+ years post-grad is required. Applicants would ideally come from an Engineering consultancy background or spent some time with tier one professional services company.

+ Good analytical & problem solving skills essential.

+ Must be pro-active and demonstrate ability to see things through to the end.

+ Ability to manage details.

+ Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

+ Ability to be resourceful, hands on and work both independently and as part of high-performing team.

+ Ability to prioritize and juggle multiple duties in a fast-paced environment.

+ Works independently as well as part of a team; willingness to work with multiple different colleagues on a variety of initiatives.

+ Ability to take initiative and ownership.

+ Self-motivated.

+ Some flexibility to work outside normal working hours to meet deadlines.

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ Excellent communication skills

+ Prior experience in similar projects.

**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.

_NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: 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_** _India_

**_Position Status_** _Full-Time_

**_Requisition/Vacancy No._** _177173BR_

_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._


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