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Jacobs General Ledger Accountant (w/m/x) in Krakow, Poland

Your Impact:

Jacobs is a global engineering firm that offers comprehensive technical consulting, design, and project management services. We work with clients from the public and private sectors, helping them achieve strategic goals and challenges.

For our Global Delivery Organization (GDO) in Krakow we are currently looking for a General Ledger Accountant

The General Ledger accounting teams are the “gate-keepers” of the financial statements. GL accountants are experienced group of Chief Accountants responsible for end-to-end process. They are accountable for ensuring that business transactions are properly accounted for and accurately reflect the company’s accounting process. General Ledger Accountants are the owners of the financial statements for each separate entity, as well as consolidated statements for the entire company. The General Ledger is the central core of accounting information system that provides a complete record of financial transactions over the life of the company.

Key Responsibilities of our General Ledger Accountant include*:

  • Balance sheet account reconciliations preparation and review

  • Preparation and review of journal entries and accruals

  • Preparation and review of Prepaid Amortization Schedules and monthly Amortization journal entries

  • Dealing with intercompany and transfer pricing processes

  • VAT/GST/HST reconciliations preparation and review

  • US & EU entities tax package preparation and review

  • Providing support for internal and external audits

  • Performing financial statement reviews, analyze variances and initiate corrective actions

  • Ensuring compliance with company policies, relevant accounting requirements, internal controls

  • Cooperation with other teams within GBS and Regional Teams

  • Preparation and review of employee benefit schedules

  • Payroll Gross to Net tie-outs preparation

  • Global payroll tax analysis preparation and review

  • Fixed Assets Register – recording and resolving issues with additions, retirements, disposals; posting depreciation write-offs

  • Preparation and review of monthly fixed assets reporting information

  • Implementation of new solutions and tools* Responsibilities may vary depending on region/entity

Here’s what you’ll need :

  • Bachelor degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics, equivalent major or equivalent experience

  • 6+ years of professional experience in accounting environment

  • 2+ years of professional experience in general ledger

  • Experience with ERP accounting systems (Oracle R12 preferred)

  • English skills that allow to communicate fluently in every situation

  • Good working knowledge of MS Excel

  • Practical knowledge and understanding of US GAAP and Sarbanes-Oxley requirements and controls

  • Very good teamwork skills and positive, proactive attitude

  • Strong analytical, organizational and problem solving mindset

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Efficiency in time management

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with US Global Organization

  • ACCA course (completed or in progress) or equivalent

We offer:

  • Unique company culture fostering individual career growth and work-life balance

  • Full-time employment contract with salary corresponding to qualifications

  • Hybrid or stationary working model – depending on your preferences

  • Flexible working hours (we start between 7:30-10:00)

  • “Short Fridays” (we work 6h on Friday)*

  • Flexible benefits package (Lux Med medical care, psychological care, life insurance, My Benefit cafeteria system, including Multisport card co-financing, car park sharing system)

  • Membership in Jacobs employee networks (Women's Network, OneWorld, PRISM, Careers Network, Green Team, Toastmasters, Collectively and others)

  • Continuous development opportunities, including a range of professional trainings and certifications (e.g. ACCA, CIPS), Graduate Development Program,

  • Learners’ Community, self-learning platform

We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative. We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disabilities, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave. Find out more about life at Jacobs (https://www.jacobs.com/life-jacobs) .

As a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the criteria for a vacancy.

If you require further support or reasonable adjustments with regards to the recruitment process (for example, you require the application form in a different format), please contact the team recruitmentpoland@jacobs.com

Please note that in order to be considered for this position you need to be resident in, or willing to relocate to, the country this position is advertised in, and a. have a current right to work visa in that country, or b. be prepared to go through a work visa process if the hiring manager/business unit is willing to accommodate this.

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 $15 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 60,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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