JBT Corporation

  • Cost Accountant

    Job Locations US-FL-Orlando
    Posted Date 3 months ago(1/25/2018 6:51 PM)
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    John Bean Technologies Corporation and its predecessor companies have a long history of technical innovation. JBT traces its roots to 1884 when inventor John Bean developed a new type of spray pump to combat San Jose scale in California's orchards.

    As a Cost Accountant with JBT SSC, you will be responsible for updating bill of material standard costs; performing cost accumulation; accumulating and applying overhead costs; maintenance of finished product inventory ledgers; valuation of inventories; costing of sales, transfers and inventory adjustments and accounting for exports and imports.


    • Provide support for costing of manufactured products and sales of finished goods
    • Assist in the month end, quarter end and the year-end close process
    • Review and reconcile material inventory accounts
    • Prepare, code and record inventory adjustments
    • Provide audit support specific to cost accounting
    • Prepare government reports on imports and exports
    • Champions lean initiatives through relentless continuous improvement efforts to drive results at all levels of the organization eliminating waste and streamlining processes and procedures.
    • Champions quality initiatives and supports the quality policy of the organization.
    • Other projects and responsibilities may be added at the company’s discretion.


    Education and Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent work experience
    • 3+ years of experience in accounting
    • Meet key competencies for the job
    • Proficient in using Microsoft Office suite

    Specialized Knowledge, Equipment, and Applications:

    • Analytical skills
    • Highly organized
    • Ability to meet strict deadlines
    • Functional knowledge of the fixed asset accounting processes
    • Understanding of internal control elements
    • Good written and oral communication skills

    Performance Measures

    • Cost savings from improvement initiatives
    • Speed and accuracy of transaction processing
    • Compliance effectiveness
    • Performance metrics for process, customer and employee performance Special Information (Travel required, physical requirements, work environment, supervisor responsibilities, safety and so on):



    • Work Environment- Office Environment, with some exposure to Manufacturing floor.
    • Physical Demands- Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus. Frequent computer and phone use. Requires repetitive finger motion and fine finger manipulation when typing.

    The work environment and physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

    • Supervisor Responsibilities- No direct reports
    • Type of Supervision Position works under: (close, moderate, minimal) This position works under minimal supervision relying on knowledge and experience to make decisions.
    • Relationship Responsibilities- Interacts with all departments at multiple locations at all levels of the organization
    • Maintain proper housekeeping and safety standards by properly using protective equipment, safe operation of all machinery, tools, and equipment as well as following safety rules at all times.



    We believe that work should be fun as well as challenging. That's why the company offers the best of both worlds - the growth potential of a company with a developing technology that is unique in its field, plus frequent company-sponsored events and a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage + a 401K plan.   



    It is the policy of JBT Corporation to provide equal opportunity for qualified persons and not to discriminate against any applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law at the JBT Corporation location to which this application is submitted.  In addition, as a Federal Government contractor, JBT Corporation is an affirmative action employer. EOE-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

    If you have a disability or impairment that prevents you from completing the online application, please seek the assistance of your local employment services agency. JBT maintains active relationships with local employment services agencies, and they have pledged their support in assisting any applicant needing help in applying. To find information on agencies throughout the United States, please go to www.careeronestop.org

    You may also call Megan Meagrow at 844-286-4524 if your disability or impairment prevents you from applying online. NOTE: Do not use this number unless you need assistance because of a disability or impairment. The personnel attending this phone line will not be able to give you a status update regarding your application and will not be the individuals making a decision regarding your employment.


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