Nov 30, 2023

Senior Financial Government Accounting Analyst – GASB Expert

  • AECOM
  • Sacramento, CA, USA
Full time Construction

Job Description

**Company Description** **Work with Us. Change the World.** At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations. There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of nearly 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world. We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us. **Job Description** **AECOM** is seeking a **Senior Financial Government Accounting Analyst – GASB Expert** to be based in **Sacramento, California.** **JOB SUMMARY:** Under the direction of the Accounting Administrator II, the Senior Financial Analyst is responsible for providing analysis, reconciliations, and reporting of the client's financial information, specifically in the area of Capital Asset accounting, interpretation, and implementation assistance with GASB pronouncements, contingent liabilities, internal controls, and auditing to ensure the proper financial reporting is followed. The position also requires expert skills in the use of Microsoft Excel for the development and support of methodologies, processes, and practices specific to the management of accounting, budgets, funding, and expenditures across the program and consistent with State and Federal statutory reporting requirements. Prior experience creating, interpreting, and analyzing data about accounting, budgeting, expenditures, cash flow analysis, and funding required. Excellent organizational and communication skills and the ability to work successfully in a collaborative environment with colleagues and client personnel are required. **JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:** + Supports the client's Accounting Branch Capital Asset Section in gathering, analyzing, recording, and reviewing asset-related transactions for complete and proper inclusion in the client's financial reports. + Provides support in gathering, analyzing, and reporting contingent liabilities in the year-end financial statements. + Provides accounting expertise and support to the Capital Asset Section to aid in creating best-in-class asset analysis and reporting functionality. Assists in reviewing, updating, and writing policy, procedure, and desk aids as needed for the Accounting Branch. + Acts as the Capital Asset team lead supporting the Capital Asset Accounting Administrator II (AAII) and other Accounting Branch management members as needed. + Assists the AAII in verifying and reviewing staff work, ensuring staff follow procedures, and properly interprets complex accounting transactions and supporting documents to ensure the accuracy of the client's asset base. + Ensures capital asset working files represent complete, accurate, and clear support for the month-end and year-end financial reports. Supports the AAII in creating the year-end Reports 18 & 19 and GAAP financial statements. + Supports the Accounting Administrator II in working with key internal stakeholders in ensuring the Authority meets GASB 34 compliance for infrastructure asset reporting under the Modified Approach. + Provides subject matter expert guidance in communicating complex asset data analysis requirements for cross-functional teams' usability in data integration between FI$Cal asset management records and the Enterprise Asset Management (MAXIMO). + Assists the Accounting Administrator II with the interpretation and implementation of GASB pronouncements. + Performs special projects assigned by supervisors or managers. + Performs other job-related duties as required. **Qualifications** **MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:** + Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Accounting Information Systems with 8 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education + Understanding of the Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB) + Experience in Government Contracting **PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:** + 10+ years of financial accounting and reporting experience; expert-level data analytics skills; knowledge of and experience in governmental accounting. + Ability to apply accounting principles in accordance with GASB, SAM, and Uniform Code Manual. + Expert level Excel skills including pivot tables, XLOOKUP’s, Power Query, analysis, reconciliations, reporting, and creation of ad hoc reports. + FI$Cal (Hyperion, PeopleSoft) desired. + Ability to read, comprehend, and communicate complex financial information to all levels of staff. + Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills with the ability to solve problems. + An aptitude for learning and working with technology. + Collaboration skills and able to work, adapt, and embrace teamwork **Additional Information** + Relocation assistance is available for this position. + We are interested in every qualified candidate eligible to work in the United States. Permanent residency sponsorship is available for current H1-B visa holders in the United States. + Offered rate of compensation (California locations only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $106,800.34 - $197,580.63. + AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D and disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and global well-being, and global EAP, Business Travel and Service Awards programs. **About AECOM** AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at aecom.com and @AECOM. **Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity** You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed. You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients. AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too. Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. **ReqID:** J10099310 **Business Line:** Transportation **Business Group:** DCS **Strategic Business Unit:** West **Career Area:** Finance **Work Location Model:** On-Site