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Jacobs GBS Senior Accountant / Manager in Mandaluyong City, Philippines

Your Impact:

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.

At Jacobs, we push the limits of what’s possible to make the world smarter, more connected and more sustainable. In our built environment work, that means designing spaces that foster innovation, cultivate collaboration and drive the next great discovery for humanity.

Jacobs is currently seeking a GBS Senior Accountant/Manager to work in a dynamic, challenging environment who will cultivate and deliver excellence in Jacobs’ GBS Accounting Group. We’re 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.

You’re following your purpose - and there’s still more to come. Keep developing your skills and explore all that you can do across our global company. As part of Jacobs’ GBS Accounting team, you’ll join a group of strategically focused professionals who work with process owners worldwide. Working together, we’ll help you grow and pursue what fulfills you so that we can make impacts on the future – big and small, global and local.


  • You’ll direct, review, or prepare schedules, journal entries , trial balance loads and account reconciliations. You’ll also coordinate, review, or prepare various flux analysis for P&L and balance sheets.

  • Perform monthly PAC TB load into Oracle and prepare PAC RE roll and equity roll

  • Prepare checklist package after the PAC load is complete

  • Prepare and review flux and trending analyses for complex transactions, including preparation of the monthly Other Income & Expense Analysis and Fx Analysis.

  • Actively maintain legal file in real time

  • Prepare and review legal entries, providing GL coding for legal items as needed

  • Prepare variance analysis for legal and quarterly legal meeting minutes

  • Prepare monthly legal settlement and fees reconciliations

  • Project accounting review and analysis

  • Top 15 unbilled review and communication with other accounting teams

  • Opportunities to identify and drive process improvements will both leverage and enhance your skill set.

  • Ad hoc analysis and other assignments as needed

The role allows you to interact with other departments and increase your business acumen. Your accounting knowledge contributes to the success of the company and ensures all duties performed and reviewed are in compliance with US GAAP, Company policies and procedures, SEC reporting requirements, and the Sarbanes-Oxley act.

As a GBS Senior Accountant/Manager, you’ll regularly and successfully engage in:

  • Participating in the development and maintenance of policies and procedures for global accounting activities and continuous improvement process including automation and acceleration

  • Reading, understanding, following, and testing the applicable process narratives pertaining to Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) requirements

  • Providing support as needed to external auditors

  • Preparing ad hoc reports and analyses

Here’s what you’ll need :

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

  • Active CPA license, or equivalent

  • Professional accounting experience to include at least 1-2 years of public accounting audit experience

  • Professional experience using Microsoft Excel, including pivot tables and vlookups for large volumes of data

  • Understanding of consolidations, international accounting and reporting issues

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

Ideally, You’ll Also Have:

  • Big 4 audit experience

  • Cross-functional collaboration and communication

  • Experience with a large ERP system, preferably Oracle

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

  • Demonstrated analytical, problem solving and process improvement skills

  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management and external auditors

  • Willingness to work flexible hours to support US Corporate Accounting team

Jacobs. A world where you can.

From our inclusive employee networks, to our positive mental health champions – we’re committed to driving a culture of caring where you can be you. Joining Jacobs not only connects you locally but globally - and together, our diverse perspectives and unique backgrounds power our collective strength. We collaborate and share! By supporting one another, we all succeed.

With safety and flexibility always top of mind, we’ve gone beyond traditional ways of working so you have the support, means and space to maximise your potential. You’ll uncover flexible working arrangements, benefits and opportunities to do good too – from participating in our global giving and volunteering program, to exploring new and inventive ways to help our clients make the world a better place. No matter what drives you, you’ll discover how you can cultivate, nurture and achieve your goals – all at a single global company.

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.   

Please note: If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs. #ASIAID #PHREC

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