Jesse David Makarounas is an Australian professional football (soccer) player who plays as a midfielder for Moreland City.
On 29 April 2011, Makarounas signed for Perth Glory having previously played for the Australian Institute of Sport in the National Youth League. Jesse made his professional debut, and debut for Perth Glory on 24 March 2012, coming on as a half-time substitute for Steven McGarry, in 4–2 home win against Melbourne Victory.
In January 2013 Makarounas signed with rival club Melbourne Victory.
Makarounas was released by Melbourne Victory on 28 May 2016.
On 11 July 2016, Adelaide United announced that they had signed Makarounas on a one-year contract. Makarounas scored his first A-League goal in Adelaide’s first game of the 2016–17 A-League, capitalising on a defensive error to score the equaliser in a draw with Newcastle Jets. However, by the end of 2017, Makarounas had lost his position in the Adelaide side, featuring only once between December 2016 and March 2017. Makarounas departed Adelaide at the end of the 2016–17 season.
Makarounas joined Moreland City on 13 February 2018 alongside Christopher Cristaldo, hours before the transfer deadline.