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AECOM Accounting Clerk III- Business Operations Specialist in Camp Arifjan, Kuwait

Kuwait - Al Ahmadi, Camp Arifjan

Job Summary

AECOM has an opening for an Accounting Clerk III- Business Operations Specialist in Kuwait.

Manages multiple accounting functions, including responsibility for preparation and issuance of reports and statistics reflecting financial results. As well as administer approved accounting practices throughout the organization to ensure financial and operating reports accurately reflect the condition of the business and provide reliable information necessary to control operations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Maintains close communication with Business Manager and Project Manager concerning financial matters that affect the APS-5 mission.

  2. Works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function.

  3. Researches and resolves issues and exceptions.

  4. Makes modifications to existing policies and procedures, as necessary and approved.

  5. Perform project analysis and prepare reports upon request for management review

  6. Manage proper distribution of contract line item numbers (CLINs) to personnel.

  7. Manage costs accounting and reporting with Contracts Department to ensure compliance with funding CLINs.

  8. Ensure all incurred costs are reflected accurately and in a timely manner on the project

  9. Reviews, codes, and verifies transactions, accounts payables, account receivables and journal entries.

  10. Perform a range of routine accounting activities such as maintenance of the general ledger, preparation of various accounting statements and financial reports.

  11. Ensures financial statements are completed and reviewed thoroughly, in a timely fashion, and in compliance with financial standards, the Cost Accounting Standards, (CAS) the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and company requirements.

  12. Ensures accounting practices are in compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Practices (GAAP), FAR, CAS and Sarbanes Oxley requirements.

  13. Interfaces with government officials, AECOM corporate, sub-contractors - QTTC, sponsor QRH/KRH, and vendors on a regular basis.

  14. Manage multi-cultural staff of two employees, in accounting areas.

  15. Monitor and assist with timesheets, audits and training to expat and sub-contract employees

  16. Responsible for oversight and manage of procurement local purchases and work side by side with vendors on logistics

  17. Adhere and become knowledgeable on all Qatar labor law requirements

  18. Establish, coordinate and maintain expat employees CONUS and OCONUS payroll

  19. Assist with employee relations pertaining to finances

  20. Adhere to Performance Work Statement (PWS) requirements when handling all finance related matters

  21. Collect, analyze and submit department overtime requests for government review and approval.

  22. Assist and support APS-5 Project and Program Management personnel with collecting financials on all aspects of proposals

  23. Support APS-5 Project and Program Management personnel in conducting pricing strategy meetings.

  24. Monitor and assist with employees timesheet compliance, policy and procedures

  25. Position may require travel.

  26. Assists with office administration related duties

  27. Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting is required, Work experience may be considered in lieu of college degree.


  • Minimum 5 years of job-related experience is required.

  • Has a knowledge base which is recognized as "expert" level within the Finance unit. Is well-versed in the interrelationship between work units. Has breadth of knowledge about business in general, the industry and the company's services.

Specialized Knowledge and Skills:

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

  • Must have excellent computer, interpersonal, problem solving, and oral and written communication skills.

  • Must be customer service focused.

  • Must have intermediate knowledge of English grammar, spelling and punctuation and have advanced math skills.

  • Must be able to work efficiently alone and as a team member.

  • Must be able to exercise discretion and good judgment.

  • Knowledge of Costpoint, OnPoint and Cognos programs a plus.

Certification & License: N/A

Work Environment, Physical Demands and Mental Demands:

  • Ability to perform job duties efficiently and effectively.

  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs.

  • Must be able to work in extreme environmental conditions including dust and high temperatures.

  • Must be able to endure long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions.

Preferred Qualifications


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 person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Finance and Accounting

Business Line Management Services

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country Kuwait

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 213719BR

Clearance Required Yes

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.

EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans
Accessibility/Reasonable Accommodations