General Ledger Accountant

  • Firma: Jacobs
  • Lokalizacja: małopolskie
  • Data publikacji: 2021-09-30
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 – were integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

We have more than 1800 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.

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General Ledger Accountant
Location: Kraków
Job ID: FIN000020

Your Impact:


The General Ledger accounting teams are the “gate-keepers” of the financial statements. GL accountants are an experienced group of Chief Accountants responsible for end-to-end processes. 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 Accountant include: 

  • Lease related balance sheet account reconciliations preparation 
  • Preparation of lease-related journal entries on a monthly/quarterly basis
  • Providing support for internal and external audits
  • Performing monthly variance analysis and initiate corrective actions
  • Ensuring compliance with company policies, relevant accounting requirements, internal controls, and new lease accounting standards (ASC842 / IFRS16)
  • Cooperation with other teams within GBS and Regional Teams
  • Preparation and update of lease amortization schedules 
  • Implementation of new solutions and tools
  • Collecting and analyzing data from Internal and External resources for reporting and accounting purposes
  • Supporting supervisor and team at various ad hoc non-standard tasks as requested

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor 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
  • Experience with Blackline reconciliation tool would be an added asset
  • Ability to work independently
  • ASC842 (IFRS16) Lease Standard basic knowledge
    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Practical knowledge and understanding of US GAAP and Sarbanes-Oxley requirements and controls
  • Experience with US Global Organization
  • ACCA course (completed or in progress) or equivalent

We offer:

  • International working environment and unique company culture
  • Personal and professional development opportunities
  • Possibility of participation in various projects/improvements 
  • Opportunity to support the transition of accounting processes
  • Full-time employment contract with salary corresponding to qualification
  • Benefits package including medical care, insurance, sports activities, and other

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