AECOM Finance Administrator in St Albans, United Kingdom

Business Line Support/Cross Services

Position Title Finance Administrator

United Kingdom - Hertfordshire

St Albans

Job Summary

We are currently recruiting for a Finance Administrator within the Hire to Retire (H2R) section of the Global Business Services Group (GBS), based in our busy, centrally located, St Albans office to join us on an initial contract basis for 6 months.

This role covers three main areas with the Oracle accounting system as follows:


  • Data Processing for Europe:

  • Maintain cost information for staff.

  • Creation of User Account’s within Oracle

  • Updating staff records on an ongoing basis.

  • Updating approval limits

OTL (Time sheet system) for Africa, India & Europe:

  • Co-ordinating time sheet processing to meet weekly payroll deadlines

  • Data entry

  • Corrections to time sheet postings

  • Adjustments to electronic approval workflows / hierarchies

Theoretical Payroll (Africa, India, Europe & Middle East):

  • Input of adjustments / corrections to payroll costs

  • Processing payrolls weekly, to generate costs within Project & General Ledgers

Other duties will include :

  • Logging issues with the AIMS helpdesk in LA

  • Testing fixes to issues prior to go-live in the Production instance

  • Reconciliation of T/S Contractors costs to AP Invoices (Europe)

  • Production of reports as required

  • Filing

Minimum Requirements

The ideal candidate will have an understanding of or experience of time sheet / payroll systems.

  • Previous experience of Job Costing systems or of Oracle would be an advantage

  • You need to have a sound working knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications, especially Excel and be quick to learn new software products.

  • Accuracy & attention to detail is crucial.

  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal are essential.

  • A flexible approach to working hours is needed.

  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal are essential.

  • A flexible approach to working hours is needed.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Educated to GCSE level or equivalent as a minimum with Maths and English at Grade C or above.

Your benefits will include:

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

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.

Job Category Finance and Accounting

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Contractor

Requisition/Vacancy No. 180547BR

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.