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Jacobs Accounting Manager in Lithonia, Georgia

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

At Jacobs, we challenge what is currently accepted, so we can shape innovative and lasting solutions for tomorrow. Through the delivery of our municipal services, you’ll make it simpler and more seamless for our municipal clients to operate safely and efficiently, empowering communities to focus on what matters most to them – people.

As Accounting Manager, you join our collaborative team in Stonecrest, GA. You’ll lead, perform, and manage administrative functions, and provide supervision and direction to members of the finance staff. Applicants must have state or local government financial administration experience. Duties include audit, budget preparation, investment management, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, fixed asset programs; general ledger, and other items related to governmental fund accounting and reporting systems. You’ll also be responsible for ensuring compliance with all applicable laws, policies, codes, regulations of governing agencies, and GAAP.

Bring your team-focus, adaptability, and commitment to excellence, and we’ll help you grow what drives you – and deliver the world’s most challenging Operations Management projects, together.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or closely related field

  • Seven (7) years of accounting, auditing or finance experience in state or local government financial administration

  • Five (5) years of supervisory experience

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Power Point

  • Possess a valid driver’s license

Ideally, You’ll Also Have:

  • Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance or closely related field

  • Ability to coordinate multiple deadlines while working with and directing staff at all levels

  • Self-motivation and ability to work well in a team environment

  • Experience working with elected officials

  • Proficiency in HTML or other Web development software

  • Experience working in a public-private partnership

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language. (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf)

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.