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Jacobs GBS Accounting Manager - Subject Matter Expert - Compensation field (w/m/x) in Krakow, Poland

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We're a global engineering firm offering technical consulting, design, and project management services. Our Krakow-based Global Business Services supports various functions including Finance, HR, IT, and more. GBS centralizes processes and promotes excellence, driving transformation across Jacobs. Join us to create a better world through your career at Jacobs!

Joining Jacobs' GBS Accounting Team means becoming part of a team of dedicated professionals collaborating with process owners globally. We're seeking a detail oriented and motivated GBS Accounting Manager (Subject Matter Expert) to work in a dynamic, challenging environment who will drive and deliver excellence in Jacobs’ Corporate Compensation Accounting Group.

In this role, you will be responsible for overseeing and executing various aspects of Jacobs' compensation-related financial reporting and disclosures, ensuring accuracy, compliance, and alignment with US GAAP and SEC requirements. Your expertise will play a critical role in supporting our global team and contributing to the company's financial transparency.

As the GBS Accounting Manager (Subject Matter Expert) - Compensation field, here’s how you’ll contribute:

  • Prepare Jacobs’ compensation plans sections of the quarterly SEC Forms 10-Q and annual Form 10-K in accordance with US GAAP and SEC regulations.

  • Execute quarterly closing activities, including journal entries and reconciliations for deferred compensation and other employer incentive plans.

  • Conduct thorough reviews of deferred compensation assets/liabilities and prepare accurate deferred compensation roll forward schedules.

  • Perform monthly closing tasks, including journal entries and account reconciliations for temporary equity related transactions for the invested company.

  • Develop and maintain temporary equity roll forward schedules and other relevant reports on a monthly basis.

  • Prepare and review the SOX control testing procedures, provide assistance during internal and external audits.

  • Ensure the accuracy and compliance of financial disclosures in annual reports, proxy statements, and other relevant filings.

  • Collaborate closely with global team members, offering guidance and support to ensure consistent and accurate financial reporting.

  • Participate in the creation and maintenance of policies and procedures related to compensation activities, with a focus on process enhancement, automation, and efficiency.

  • Engage in cross-functional projects, extending support to others on matters related to financial reporting and disclosure.

  • Demonstrate a commitment to adherence to US GAAP, Company policies, SEC reporting standards, and Sarbanes-Oxley Act requirements.

  • Provide ad hoc reports, analyses and support to both external auditors and internal management.

Here’s what you’ll need :

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field

  • Active CPA license or equivalent (local CA/ACCA)

  • Professional accounting experience (7 years) including at least 1-2 years of external audit

  • Strong accounting knowledge in the compensation field (compensation plans/benefits)

  • Exposure to consolidations, international accounting and reporting issues relating to the compensation plans

  • Self-starter and work independently with minimal supervision

  • Advanced excel user, including pivot tables and lookups for large volume of data

  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management and external auditors

  • 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.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience with a large ERP system and reporting tool (Hyperion Financial Management, Oracle preferred)

  • Preparation of footnote disclosures for 10-Q/K

  • Cross-functional collaboration and communication

  • Demonstrated analytical, problem solving and process improvement skills

  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management and external auditors

We offer:

  • Unique company culture fostering individual career growth and work-life balance

  • Full-time employment contract with salary corresponding to qualifications

  • Hybrid or stationary working model – depending on your preferences

  • Flexible benefits package (Lux Med medical care, psychological care, life insurance, My Benefit cafeteria system, including Multisport card co-financing)

  • Membership in Jacobs employee networks (Women's Network, OneWorld, PRISM, Careers Network, Green Team, Toastmasters, Collectively and others)

  • Continuous development opportunities, including a range of professional trainings and certifications (e.g. ACCA, CIPS), Graduate Development Program, Learners’ Community, self-learning platform.

We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative. We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disabilities, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave. Find out more about life at Jacobs.

As a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the criteria for a vacancy.

If you require further support or reasonable adjustments with regards to the recruitment process (for example, you require the application form in a different format), please contact the team recruitmentpoland@jacobs.com

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 $15 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 60,000, 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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