Jacobs Poland

General Ledger Accountant (FIN000022)

Jacobs Poland
Kraków (PL)
Depending on experience
18 Oct 2021
18 Nov 2021
Approved employers
Approved employer
Job role
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified

Your Impact:

General Ledger Accountants 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 Accountant include*: 

  • Balance sheet account reconciliations preparation and review 
  • Preparation and review of journal entries and accruals 
  • Preparation and review of Prepaid Amortization Schedules and monthly Amortization journal entries 
  • VAT/GST/HST reconciliations preparation and review 
  • US & EU entities tax package preparation and review 
  • Providing support for internal and external audits 
  • Performing financial statement reviews, analyze variances and initiate corrective actions 
  • Ensuring compliance with company policies, relevant accounting requirements, internal controls 
  • Cooperation with other teams within GBS and Regional Teams 
  • Preparation and review of employee benefit schedules  
  • Payroll Gross to Net tie-outs preparation 
  • Global payroll tax analysis preparation and review 
  • Fixed Assets Register – recording and resolving issues with additions, retirements, disposals; posting depreciation charges 
  • Preparation and review of quarterly fixed assets reporting information Implementation of new solutions and tools 

* Responsibilities may vary depending on region/entity


Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics, equivalent major or equivalent experience

  • 2+ years of professional experience in general ledger

  • English skills that allow to communicate well in everyday situations

  • Experience with ERP accounting systems (Oracle R12 preferred)

  • Very Good working knowledge of MS Excel

  • Very good teamwork skills and positive, proactive attitude

  • Strong analytical, organizational and problem-solving mindset

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability and willingness to 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

  • 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.


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.

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