Time Entry Lead
AECOM
Calgary, AB
AECOM is seeking a Time Entry Lead to join our Finance Team in Calgary, AB. This is a 3 month contract position on 5 day on 2 day off schedule.

This is a lead role that requires hands-on finance professional with solid project and operations finance accounting experience. The key areas of responsibilities include but are not limited to: project job costing, time entry, billing and 3 rd party vendor invoices processing. Depending on the size and the complexity of the project, the Lead may be responsible for all aspects of the transactions processing (billing, time entry and 3 rd party invoice processing) or just a portion of it.

Key Skills:
Experienced performer with an ability to work under pressure and “think on its feet”

Strong communication skills and ability to build relationships at various levels within the organization

Analytical, self-motivated problem solver with ability to “think outside the box” and “can do” approach

Ability to learn quickly and apply the knowledge to job at hand

Strong knowledge and hands on experience of the Job Costing, Time Entry and Billing processes

Able to organize and prioritize demands, set and meet deadlines and follow-through within a fast paced environment with multiple and competing demands

Ability to understand project structure and profitability drivers and use of KPI’s to manage / improve performance

Experience with large data, complex workbooks and ability to decipher trends quickly

Continuous improvement mindset and adaptable to an evolving organization

Able to work independently with minimal supervision

Experience managing teams through situational leadership

Key Responsibilities:
Support Operations Finance Manager and act as a focal point of contact for Operations Finance for job costing, time entry and billing issues within specified scope.

Ensure time entry processing is completed in a timely and accurate manner with all associated queries getting resolved within agreed timeframe.

Ensure customer billings are completed in a timely / accurate manner in both AECOM and the client systems (where appropriate)

Maintain the aging and accuracy of the Accounts Receivable and Unbilled balances in accordance with SOX and internal processes requirements. Follow up on any outstanding invoices where payments have not been received from the clients as per the payment terms of the contract

Manage Cash Application for the designated contracts including: receiving remittances from client for payments, providing provide cash applications instructions with the appropriate invoice numbers for payments to be applied to.

Manage 3rd party invoice validation, verification, approval and payment processes in accordance with agreed terms and conditions.

Create and maintain high level process flow with clear roles & responsibilities for time entry, billing and 3rd party invoice verification processes for the designated contracts

Provide leadership to the direct reports and day-to-day guidance to the team for problem solving

Manage the task distribution among team to achieve acceptable performance standards

Support and actively participate in the continuous improvement using analytical skills and experience to identify problem areas and provide solutions or improvements

Conditions of Employment for this position are:
1. For positions that fall into the list of required positions within the AECOM Oil & Gas Background Check policy, qualified applicants who are offered, and accept, the role must complete a satisfactory pre-employment Background Check. This may consist of all or a combination of the following: Canadian Criminal Record check, an Employment Verification and/or an Education and Accreditation Verification.

2. Qualified applicants who are offered, and accept, a position must provide evidence of a satisfactory Alcohol & Drug test in accordance with the Company's Alcohol & Drug Policy. In order to be valid, the test must have been conducted at the direction of AECOM - O&G Business Unit.

Minimum Requirements

+ Bachelor’s Degree + 2 Years of Experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

+ Experience with Financial ERP system (i.e. JDE, Oracle, CostPoint, CDMS)

+ Proficient Excel skills

+ Previous experience leading a team/supervising team members

+ Strong communication skills - Verbal and Written

+ Able to work independently and in a team environment

+ Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

+ Detail and results oriented individual with the ability to prioritize and multitask

+ Intermediate computer skills : MS office (Word, Excel, and Outlook)

+ Able to travel, if and when required

Preferred Qualifications

+ College diploma or university degree in Accounting or Business is preferred

+ CPA or Equivalent (Candidates pursuing designation or Foreign designation may be considered)

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