Senior Project Accountant

Cologno Monzese, Italy Countrywide
10 Oct 2016
23 Nov 2016
LS 00003J
Contract Type
Full Time
JACOBS ENGINEERING INC. is one of the world's largest and most diverse providers of technical, professional and construction services. We are led by our simple yet essential core values; People are our Greatest Asset, We are Relationship-Based and Growth is an Imperative. Our Culture of Care along with our core values form a solid foundation upon which our business is built.

JACOBS currently employs more than 60,000 people in 250 offices across 30 countries. Our Mainland European Region has been a key contributor to Jacobs' strong performance providing services to primarily in-region clients in a variety of industries.

Over the past two years we have been working on further growing our business by supporting current clients in new regions and attracting new clients. This growth is adding larger, international projects to our portfolio.

We are at the point where we need talented people with proven experience on large, international projects to help us continue this exciting growth. The Jacobs office in Italy is currently looking for


Position Summary

Key responsibilities will include: Supervise accounting team (5 people), point of contact with all company departments, working closely with Country Manager, project accounting, project setup and revision, review and adjustment of time and exp. charges, revenue recognition, complex billings, analysis and reconciliation, collections/AR reconciliation, consultant pay-when-paid activities and AP reconciliation, project closeout.
Ad-hoc analysis for various Project Manager's, the Financial Controller and Corporate Senior Leadership. Required skills

The ideal candidate must have a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance.

At least 10 years' work experience at Architectural / Engineering industry.

Proficiency with Microsoft Office, especially Excel.

Excellent time management and organizational skills.

Ability to multitask and meet monthly deadlines.

Independent worker and analytical thinker with ability to conduct research, data analysis and resolve complex problems.

Strong written, verbal and interpersonal skills, with previous experience in coordinating a small team.

Native in Italian and with a really fluent knowledge of English. Knowledge of German could be a strong plus.

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.

JACOBS is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to the safety and well-being of all.