AECOM Accounting Clerk II in Arlington, Virginia

United States of America - Virginia, Arlington

Job Summary

Perform diversified duties within assigned segment of accounting, working in accordance with established procedures and general supervision. Duties involve knowledge of standard computer software applications.

Position is Temporary to Permanent.

Essential Responsibilities:

  1. Position uses knowledge of double entry bookkeeping in performing one or more of the following: posting actions to journals, identifying subsidiary accounts affected, making debit and credit entries, and assigning proper codes. May review computer printouts against manually maintained journals, detect and correct erroneous postings, and prepare documents to adjust accounting classifications and other data, or review lists of transactions rejected by an automated system. In this instance, the Accounting Clerk II will determine reasons for rejections, and prepare necessary correcting material. On routine assignments, an employee will select and apply established procedures and techniques. Detailed instructions are provided for difficult or unusual assignments. Completed work and methods used, are reviewed for technical accuracy.

  2. Edit, check and verify data received for completeness and accuracy, resolve routine problems and refer questionable cases to supervisor.

  3. Prepare source documents for data entry, code accounts appropriately and perform the data entry function.

  4. Check and verify miscellaneous statements and reports against data from originating sources.

  5. Accumulate and tabulate control statistics.

  6. Interface with vendors for problem resolution.

  7. Maintain various master files and listings including periodic transaction statistics.

  8. Reconcile specific accounts.

  9. Answer phone, take and relay messages.

  10. Operate computer and peripheral equipment using standard software.

  11. Organize, file and maintain records in an up-to-date condition.

  12. Assist in other accounting areas as may be required including Accounts Payable, Payroll, Job Cost, Contract Billings or Data Processing.

  13. Perform the work of lower level Accounting Clerks as required.

Perform all other positions related duties assigned or requested.

Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Mental Demands:

Typical office environment with no unusual hazards, occasional lifting to 20 pounds, constant

sitting while using the computer terminal, constant use of sight abilities while reviewing

documents, constant use of speech/hearing abilities for communication, constant mental

alertness, must posses planning/organizing skills, and must be able to work under deadlines.

Other Responsibilities:

Safety - AECOM enforces a safety culture whereby all employees have the responsibility for

continuously developing and maintaining a safe work environment. As appropriate, each

employee is responsible for completing all training requirements and fulfilling all self-aid/buddy

aid responsibilities, participating in emergency response tasks and serving on safety committees

and teams.

Quality - Quality is the foundation for the management of our business and the keystone to our

goal of customer satisfaction. It is our policy to consistently provide services that meet customer

expectations. Accordingly, each employee must conform to the AECOM Quality Policy and

carry out job activities in compliance with applicable AECOM Quality System documents and

customer contracts. Each employee must read and understand his/her Quality Management and

Customer Satisfaction responsibilities.

Procedure Compliance - Each employee must read, understand and implement the general and

specific operational, safety, quality and environmental requirements of all plans, procedures and

policies pertaining to his/her job.

Minimum Requirements

  1. Must be U.S. citizens or permanent legal resident

  2. High School diploma with commercial/general background and at least 3 years of job related experience or equivalent.

  3. Good oral and written communication skills; working knowledge of word-processing and integrated software applications; organizational skills and ability to perform detail-oriented work are required.

Preferred Qualifications

Local Candidates Only

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 to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

Job Category Logistics and Supply Chain

Business Line Government

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 198018BR

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.