Jacobs Poland

General Ledger Accountant (Joint Ventures Team)

Jacobs Poland
Krakow, Poland
Competitive salary
03 Aug 2021
10 Aug 2021
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Job role
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Job Description

The General Ledger accounting teams are the "gate-keepers" of the financial statements. GL accountants are experienced group of Chief Accountants responsible for end-to-end process. They are accountable for ensuring that business transactions are properly accounted for and accurately reflect the company's accounting process. General Ledger Accountants are the owners of the financial statements for each separate entity, as well as consolidated statements for the entire company. The General Ledger is the central core of accounting information system that provides a complete record of financial transactions over the life of the company.

Key responsibilities of our General Ledger Joint Ventures Accountant include:
  • Reconciliation of balance sheet accounts
  • Preparation of weekly cash information
  • Supporting JV payments release process
  • Preparation of Joint Ventures' financial statements
  • Reconciliation of JVs' financials to CH2M/Jacobs parent entities' records
  • Preparation of journal entries and accruals
  • Preparation of consolidation file and manual consolidation entries in accordance with JV's accounting method
  • Maintaining Non-Controlling Interest and Investment in JVs Rollforwards
  • Performing financial statements review, analyze variances and initiate corrective actions
  • Supporting monthly and quarterly reporting activities
  • Cooperation with other GBS and Regional Teams, as well as Business Group and Partner companies' representatives
  • Replying to queries and providing support to the Business Group as required
  • Providing support for internal and external audits
  • Ensuring compliance with company policies, relevant accounting requirements and internal controls
  • Implementation of new solutions and tools.


  • 1+ years of professional experience in US/Global Organization, preferably in General Ledger accounting
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or Mathematics, equivalent major or equivalent experience/professional qualifications
  • Very good working knowledge of MS Excel (VBA would be an asset)
  • Experience with ERP accounting systems (Oracle R12 preferred) and/or databases
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving mindset
  • Very good teamwork skills and positive, proactive attitude
  • Excellent work organization and ability to learn quickly
  • English skills that allow to communicate fluently in everyday situations and actively participate in conference calls
  • Ability and willingness to be flexible and work late hours, especially during month end and quarter end close, to allow successful cooperation with US time zone based teams and stakeholders.

We offer:
  • International working environment and unique company culture with emphasis on individual career growth and work-life balance
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Flexible working hours.

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