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Jacobs GBS Accounting Senior Manager in Krakow, Poland

Your Impact:

Jacobs is currently seeking a GBS Accounting Senior Manager – a Subject Matter Expert to work in a fast-paced, challenging environment who will drive and deliver excellence in Jacobs’ Corporate Accounting Group. We are looking for a team player with the desire to be an active, long-term contributor in the growth of the accounting teams and organization overall.


• Ensuring all duties performed and reviewed are in compliance with US GAAP, Company policies and procedures, SEC reporting requirements, and Sarbanes-Oxley Act requirements

• Responsible for reading, understanding, and following the applicable process narratives pertaining to Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) requirements

• Participating with the Corporate Accounting team in providing technical guidance, development and maintenance of policies and procedures for global accounting activities and continuous improvement process including automation and acceleration

• Coordinating, reviewing, or preparing various flux analysis for P&L and balance sheet

• Directing, reviewing or preparing schedules, journal entries and account reconciliations

• Reviewing expenses to determine proper classification, timing, and recognition

• Ensuring proper categorization of balance sheet amounts

• Reviewing or creating accounting schedules and other reports needed by Corporate Accounting team, Reporting team, SOX team, FP&A and other business contacts

• Ownership of assigned process areas

• Providing support as needed to external auditors

• Preparing ad hoc reports and analyses as requested.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

• Bachelor's degree in Accounting

• Active CPA license or equivalent required (ACCA, CIMA)

• A minimum of 10 years of relevant accounting experience to include at least 3-4 years of public accounting audit experience

• Ability to demonstrate strong Microsoft Excel skills, including pivot tables and v-lookups for large volumes of data

• Ability to demonstrate understanding of consolidations, international accounting and reporting issues

• Ability to demonstrate strong technical knowledge and understanding of US GAAP and Sarbanes-Oxley requirements and controls

• Ability and willingness to work late hours, especially during month end and quarter end close, to allow successful cooperation with US time zone based teams and stakeholders.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Big 4 audit experience

• A minimum of 5 years of lead or supervisory experience is desired

• Experience with a large ERP system, preferably Oracle

• Experience using consolidation tools for analysis of actuals, forecast and budget

• Ability to collaborate with others

• Demonstrated analytical, problem solving and process improvement skills

• Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management and external auditors

• Ability to work in a fast, dynamic environment, and prioritize competing priorities

We offer:

  • International working environment and unique company culture with emphasis on individual career growth and work-life balance

  • Friendly atmosphere and professional collaboration founded on diversity and inclusion in the workplace (e.g. employees’ organizations initiatives like Women’s Networks, Green Team, Toastmasters, sport activities)

  • Full time employment contract with salary corresponding to qualifications

  • Benefits package (e.g. private medical care, life insurance, Multisport card, car park sharing system, bicycle parking)

  • Personal development opportunities, including but not limited to, a range of professional trainings and certifications

  • Flexible working hours and ability to work remotely based on business requirements

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.