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

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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 Project Accountant.

This position is ultimately responsible for day-to-day accounting of project financials throughout the project’s life cycle in accordance with US GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) and company’s procedures. The aim of this role is to support the operations teams in the project billing process and ensure that month-end reporting is applied accurately following the timescales required.

Our Project Accountant:

  • Follows company policies, procedures and US GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles), statutory requirements and SOX (Sarbanes Oxley) controls

  • Maintains project setup and project close in appropriate manner to ensure completeness and accuracy of project’s evidence

  • Prepares client invoices in accordance with the contract terms

  • Provides month-end reporting on project performance including gross margin variances and all other financial aspects, prepares specialized reports and accounting data analysis

  • Effectively communicates with the project team during the entire life cycle of the project and provides continuous support and guidance

  • Monitors project balances on Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Unbilled and Unearned items, DSO (Days Sales Outstanding)

  • Prepares various journal entries such as: revenue adjustments, cost accruals, provision for loss

  • Liaises with other departments, clients and outside vendors to resolve cross-functional matters

  • Ensures that all deadlines are met

  • Participates in internal and external audits

  • Prepares project specific analysis and ad hoc reporting

  • Solves complex problems and takes a new perspective using existing solutions

  • Submits recommendations for improvements and actively participates in company’s initiatives in this area (process, procedures, systems and controls improvements)

  • May be requested to provide on-the-job training to new joiners

Here’s what you’ll need :

  • Master's degree in Finance or Accounting, equivalent major or equivalent experience

  • At least two years of professional accounting experience, preferably within an international business environment (Project Accounting background will be a strong asset)

  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken

  • Experience with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems, especially Oracle Financials

  • Very good MS Excel knowledge

  • Advanced analytical skills, accuracy and focus on details

  • Problem-solving thinking, solution-based and can-do attitude

  • Effective time and tasks management skills

  • Excellent communication skills and collaborative approach

  • Readiness to participate in non-standard initiatives

  • Strong commitment to self-development and continuous-learning

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

In Jacobs, every day is a chance to make the world a better place - let's design your career with us!

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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

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