Jacobs Poland

GBS Accounting Manager - SME

Jacobs Poland
Krakow, Poland
Competitive salary
25 Oct 2021
26 Oct 2021
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Jacobs is currently seeking a GBS Accounting Manager - a Subject Matter Expert to work in a fast-paced, challenging environment who will drive and deliver excellence in Jacobs' Corporate Accounting Group. We are looking for a team player with the desire to be an active, long-term contributor in the growth of the accounting teams and organization overall.

• Ensuring all duties performed and reviewed are in compliance with US GAAP, Company policies and procedures, SEC reporting requirements, and Sarbanes-Oxley Act requirements
• Responsible for reading, understanding, and following the applicable process narratives pertaining to Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) requirements
• Participating with the Corporate Accounting team in providing technical guidance, development and maintenance of policies and procedures for global accounting activities and continuous improvement process including automation and acceleration
• Coordinating, reviewing, or preparing various flux analysis for P&L and balance sheet
• Directing, reviewing or preparing schedules, journal entries and account reconciliations
• Reviewing expenses to determine proper classification, timing, and recognition
• Ensuring proper categorization of balance sheet amounts
• Reviewing or creating accounting schedules and other reports needed by Corporate Accounting team, Reporting team, SOX team, FP&A and other business contacts
• Ownership of assigned process areas
• Providing support as needed to external auditors
• Preparing ad hoc reports and analyses as requested.

• Bachelor's degree in Accounting
• Active CPA license or equivalent required (ACCA, CIMA)
• A minimum of 10 years of relevant accounting experience to include at least 3-4 years of public accounting audit experience
• Ability to demonstrate strong Microsoft Excel skills, including pivot tables and v-lookups for large volumes of data
• Ability to demonstrate understanding of consolidations, international accounting and reporting issues
• Ability to demonstrate strong technical knowledge and understanding of US GAAP and Sarbanes-Oxley requirements and controls
• 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.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Big 4 audit experience
• A minimum of 5 years of lead or supervisory experience is desired
• Experience with a large ERP system, preferably Oracle
• Experience using consolidation tools for analysis of actuals, forecast and budget
• Ability to collaborate with others
• Demonstrated analytical, problem solving and process improvement skills
• Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management and external auditors
• Ability to work in a fast, dynamic environment, and prioritize competing priorities

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)
  • Personal development opportunities, including but not limited to, a range of professional trainings and certifications
  • Flexible working hours and ability to work remotely based on business requirements

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