Accounts Receivable Accountant

Recruiter
Jacobs
Location
Krakow, Poland
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
14 Oct 2020
Closes
02 Nov 2020
Ref
GLO0000N9
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Job Description

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.

We have more than 1700 colleagues in Poland, supporting our business in all global regions. Our Global Delivery Center (GDC) engineers in Krakow and Warsaw office collaborate on the design and delivery of local and global projects in the fields of engineering, design and construction. Our Global Business Services (GBS) specialists provide global support and expertise in the fields of Accounting, Procurement, IT, HR and Graphic Design.

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.

As an Accounts Receivable Accountant, you will be joining our in-house corporate accounting department. With a great combination of comprehensive accounting knowledge, skillful specialists and commitment to company's success, Accounts Receivable is an important part of Jacobs finance functions. Our role is to support project teams and internal departments by providing current information about company liquid asset.

Our Accounts Receivable Accountant:

  • Researches and processes incoming wire transfers, ACH payments, checks and other receipts
  • Applies daily payments to client invoices and updates receipt logs accordingly
  • Applies varied regional cash receipts (vendor payments, employee checks, tax refunds, rebates, money transfers)
  • Processes different AR adjustments (roundings, overpayments, taxes, refunds, interests)
  • Proceeds with AR nettings on Project Accountants' requests
  • Prepares refund requests for clients (payments, checks) and internal cash transfers via Liquid Office tool
  • Issues manual non-project related invoices
  • Assists in completing ACH vendor forms requested by project teams
  • Assists in the preparation of weekly AR reporting including Unapplied Cash Report, Overdue AR Report, AR Aging Report and other ad hoc reports or specific analysis
  • Responds to AR related queries using shared AR mailboxes, solves complex problems and takes a new perspective using existing solutions
  • Performs collection activities on Past Due AR on assigned portfolio of Customers
  • Reviews delinquent accounts with Senior Management and providing regular collection forecasts
  • Prepares Customer Aging analysis
  • Resolves Customer disputes pertaining to collection
  • Advises and makes recommendations regarding the subsequent treatment of uncollectible receivables (transfer to third party, bad debt reserve, write off)
  • Participates in internal and external audits
  • Submits recommendations for improvements and actively participates in company's new initiatives
  • Provides work guidance and support to co-workers
  • Collaborates effectively with other departments (Project Accounting, Accounts Payables, General Ledger, Treasury, Tax, Payroll, Credit Cards)
  • Follows company policies, procedures and SOX controls

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications and skills:

  • Master's degree in Finance or Accounting, equivalent major or equivalent experience
  • At least 2-3 years of professional accounting experience, preferably in AR department
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken
  • Experience with ERP systems (knowledge of Oracle Financials will be an asset)
  • Advanced MS Excel knowledge
  • Advanced analytical skills, accuracy and focus on details
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Willingness to take on new tasks and initiatives
  • Sound accounting knowledge and ability to share with junior staff will be an asset
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Effective communication skills and a collaborative approach
  • Strong commitment to self-development and continuous learning
  • Willingness to support different time zones will be an asset (approx. 1-3 days per month)


We offer:

  • International working environment and unique company culture with emphasis on individual career growth and work-life balance
  • Friendly atmosphere and professional collaboration founded on diversity and inclusion in the workplace (e.g. employees' organizations initiatives like Women's Networks, Green Team, Toastmasters, sport clubs)
  • Full time employment contract with salary corresponding to qualifications
  • Benefits package with private medical care, life insurance, Multisport card and other (e.g. car park sharing system, bicycle parking, fruits)
  • Personal development opportunities including but not limited to a range of professional trainings and certifications (e.g. ACCA, CIMA, post-graduate studies, English lessons)
  • Flexible working hours and ability to work remotely based on business requirements


At Jacobs, the greatest challenges provide the biggest rewards. Each day, your drive and creative ideas will be providing solutions that help build a better tomorrow. Whether it is the pride that comes with accomplishment, personal growth or making a difference in the world, you will discover true success

in a career that brings out the best in you at Jacobs. Ready? Let's get to work.

If you think you are a good fit for this position and are ready to advance your career, apply now and join us at Jacobs!

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