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Accountant

Company: Jacobs
Location: Severn
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Critical Mission Solutions

_Your mission is our mission._

We're invested in you and your success. Everything we do - whether Aerospace, Defense, Intelligence, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, Nuclear, Automotive, or Telecommunications - is more than just a project. It's our challenge as human beings, too. That's why we bring a thoughtful and collaborative approach to every one of our partnerships.

It's our promise to challenge the status quo as we redefine how to solve the world's greatest challenges, and transform big ideas into intelligent solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.

Design your career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed -today and into tomorrow.

**Your Impact:**

+ Maintains project setup and project close in appropriate manner to ensure completeness and accuracy of project's evidence.

+ Prepares client invoices in accordance with the contract terms.

+ Provides month-end reporting on project performance including gross margin variances and all other financial aspects, prepares specialized reports and accounting data analysis.

+ Prepares various journal entries such as: revenue adjustments, cost accruals, provision for loss.

+ Supports inventory for 4 divisions by tracking the sales and costs.

+ Provides monthly support to Accounting to reconcile inventory costs on the balance sheet.

+ Works with Sector Business manager on audits relating to inventory.

+ Works with Project Managers to develop and validate EAC's on a monthly basis.

+ Monitors project balances on Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Unbilled and Unearned items, DSO.

+ Follows company policies, procedures and US GAAP, statutory requirements and SOX controls.

+ Effectively communicates with the project team during the entire life cycle of the project and provides continuous support and guidance.

+ Liaises with other departments, clients and outside vendors to resolve cross-functional matters.

+ Ensures that all deadlines are met.

+ Participates in internal and external audits.

+ Interprets accounting data, analyzes reports and recommends action to be taken.

+ Proposes process and system improvements.

+ Provides work guidance and support to co-workers, shares broad accounting knowledge on complex assignments, projects or tasks.

**Here's What You'll Need:**

**Required** :

+ Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, business administration or related disciplines and at least 3+ years of experience in various financial control functions, or a Master's degree and at least 2+ years' experience in various financial control functions.

+ Experience with ERP systems.

+ Highly proficient in MS Office applications, especially Excel.

+ Advanced analytical skills, accuracy and focus on details.

+ Tracking budget vs. actuals expenses.

+ Good time and tasks management skills.

+ Effective communication skills and a collaborative approach.

**Preferred** :

+ Demonstrated experience with the use of PeopleSoft is a plus.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language. (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf)

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.

Keywords: Jacobs, Severn , Accountant, Other , Severn, Maryland

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