AECOM Project Controls Specialist in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Business Line Program Management

Position Title Project Controls Specialist

United States of America - New Mexico

Albuquerque

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Project Controls Specialist for immediate employment in the Albuquerque, NM office.

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

  • Sets up, develops and manipulates spreadsheets, as well as assist Project Manager with budget tracking

  • Coordinating with Project Manager with administrative and financial aspects of medium size, complexity and risk projects

  • Coordinating Project Manager with submitting proper job setup data, forms and attachments

  • Coordinating Project Manager with setting up invoice, including format, required backup attachments and rates per client requirements, timing, review process, and plan for follow-up on any past due accounts receivable.

  • Review project metrics regularly and advise Project Manager of discrepancies or issues, investigating variances in data as needed, especially concerning invoicing clients, accounts receivable, subcontractor invoices, approval and payments, and other accounts payables

  • Review and track subcontractor invoices, coding as necessary, and escalating issues to Project Manager.

  • Prepare Work Authorization forms for new contracts, modifications and job closures

  • Review invoices for consistency with contract requirements and rates

  • Assist other Project/Contract Administrators in preparing contracts with clients and sub-consultants, as well as contract modifications, etc.

  • Interacts with Project Managers and accounting staff on an as-needed basis

  • Follows up and reports on accounts receivables, as well as unbilled issues, as assigned

  • Assist other project and contract administration staff as needed

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in business or accounting related field

  • Previous experience with margin analysis, earned value management, and costing

  • Willingness to learn and understand fundamentals of contracts and accounting principles

  • Familiarity with client-specific contractual requirements

  • Understanding of contract terms, accounting principles, and billing procedures

  • Strong problem solving, organizational, people, math and accounting skills

  • Strong Microsoft Word and Excel skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Some experience in budget tracking helpful

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 and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at http://www.aecom.com/content/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/EEO-is-the-Law-poster-supplement.pdf to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

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 Program and Project Management

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 162168BR