1+ months

Project Controls Administrator I - Engineering

Austin, TX 78701

United States of America - Texas, Austin

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Project Controls Administrator I for the Austin, Texas office.

General Project Manager (PM) Support

  • Develop strong skills within internal project accounting systems to support project managers with all financial aspects of projects

  • Develop relationships with internal support services (accounts receivable, accounts payable, procurement, intercompany, etc.) in order to ensure high level of quality in financial processes and allow for ability to quickly troubleshoot issues

  • Assist project managers with internal/external reporting as needed

  • Create and document results of project review meetings

Project Setup and Change Orders

  • Assist project managers with expeditious and accurate project set up and change orders

  • Route contractual documents for approvals and signatures

  • Ensure all approval and quality requirements are met

Project Cash Management

  • Understand contractual requirements and communicate with billers to ensure proper invoicing set up

  • Consistently ensure invoices are requested promptly and in line with contractual invoicing frequency

  • Review invoices for accuracy and work closely with PM to ensure invoices are posted and submitted promptly

  • Monitor client invoice payments and communicate with PM and Ops Mgr on any late payment issues

Project Cost and Margin Budget Management

  • Work closely with PM and Ops Mgr to enter accurate budgets into ePM

  • Proactively monitor weekly reports and communicate frequently with PMs to analyze actual vs budgeted costs. Escalate issues regarding potential cost overruns or margin erosion.

  • Proactively monitor billing rates on T&M projects to ensure alignment with contract and achievement of budgeted margin

  • Ensure proper approvals are received for any work or revenue at risk

  • Assist with subcontracts, POs, ICAs, and cost transfers as needed

Data Quality

  • Ensure EACs are completed per management guidelines / deadlines.

  • Proactively ensure all KPI requirements are met each month


  • Up to 10% travel required.

Minimum Requirements

  • HS + 2 YORE or AA/AS (US) or Diploma/Certificate (Canada)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in accounting, business, finance or economics

  • Engineering projects preferred

  • Minimum 3 years relevant experience

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel

  • Exhibit excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Exhibit excellent analytical and problem solving skills

  • Exhibit systematic and orderly planning and organizing skills while managing multiple tasks simultaneously and meeting deadlines

  • Demonstrate the ability to deliver accurate, detail oriented results

  • Demonstrate ability to be self-motivated and continuously improve skills and processes

  • Possess excellent inter-personal skills and demonstrate ability to work cohesively with project team members

  • Exhibit understanding of fundamental accounting

This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.

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 persons potential, and well help you reach yours.

Job Category Finance and Accounting

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 228763BR

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.


Posted: 2019-12-04 Expires: 2020-02-05

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