Jacobs Poland

Project Accountant with German

Recruiter
Jacobs Poland
Location
Krakow, Poland
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
24 Oct 2020
Closes
02 Nov 2020
Ref
GLO0000VG
Job role
Accountant
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 a Project 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, Project Accounting is the crucial part of Jacobs finance functions.

Our role is to build a bridge between clients' satisfaction and financial aspects of project delivery. Under the umbrella of accounting principles, we help our project managers to complete project milestones and support Operations Teams in achieving global and regional targets.

Our Project Accountant:
  • 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
  • Prepares various journal entries such as: revenue adjustments, cost accruals, provision for loss
  • Monitors project balances on Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Unbilled and Unearned items, DSO
  • Follows company policies, procedures and US GAAP, statutory requirements and SOX controls
  • Effectively communicates with the project team during the entire life cycle of the project and provides continuous support and guidance
  • 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
  • Interprets accounting data, analyzes reports and recommends action to be taken
  • Proposes process and system improvements
  • Provides work guidance and support to co-workers

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 two years of professional accounting experience, preferably within an international business environment (Project Accounting background will be an asset)
  • Fluency in English
  • Advanced knowledge of German
  • Experience with ERP systems, especially Oracle Financials
  • Very good MS Excel knowledge
  • Advanced analytical skills, accuracy and focus on details
  • Good time and tasks management skills
  • Effective communication skills and a collaborative approach
  • Willingness to support different time zones will be an asset (approx. 3-5 days per month on late shifts till 22.00)


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 activities)
  • Full time employment contract with salary corresponding to qualifications
  • Benefits package (e.g. private medical care, life insurance, Multisport card, 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

Jacobs is ACCA Approved Employer!

The ACCA Approved Employer Programme recognises employers' high standards of staff training and development. We have proved our organisation is committed to ensuring ACCA students, affiliates and members have the right skills, ethics and competences to add value and drive the business forward.

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