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Jacobs Senior Financial Accountant in Melbourne, Australia

Your Impact:

At Jacobs, we push the limits of what’s possible to make the world more connected and sustainable. We’re helping our clients innovate and grow by designing, engineering, and executing innovative solutions that are changing our world.

Jacobs is in the market for a Senior Financial Accountant – ANZ - to oversee the month end close for the ANZ group of entities, including assisting with month end and board reporting. As part of your role, you will review and analyse accounting reports to ensure accurate and timely reporting of the Company’s financial results.

In addition, you will provide key support to the Financial Accounting and Compliance Manager with all aspects of finance and ensure compliance with the group’s SOX obligations.

  • Team lead for the month end accounting process to ensure preparation of accurate and reliable financial results in accordance with agreed timetables

  • Support the Financial Accounting and Reporting Manager with preparation of month end reports and quarterly reports for Board reporting purposes

  • Team lead for the interim and year-end audit processes, including SOX testing

  • Review of monthly balance sheet reconciliations and variance analysis

  • Provide key data for Bids and proposals to the sales team as required

  • Ad-hoc projects and support with system implementations / enhancements as required


  • Provide leadership, supervision and motivation to inspire all colleagues and members of the finance team to achieve excellence and to work co-operatively to their full potential

  • Provide day-to-day operational support to Accounts Payable Officer and Accounts Receivable Clerk

  • Demonstrate personal energy, enthusiasm and commitment to create an environment of good team spirit amongst all employees

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Advanced in Microsoft Excel

  • Good working knowledge of Oracle General Ledger

  • Experience with SOX compliance

  • Experience with being a team lead

  • Experience with working in a global organisation

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.

We live Inclusion’ is a key value at Jacobs, we are an equal opportunity employer and encourage candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply. First Nations community members are strongly encouraged to apply.

Successful candidates will be asked to complete pre-employment checks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to complete these checks or meet the associated criteria, then your offer of employment may be delayed or withdrawn.

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.


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.