JBT Corporation

  • GL Accountant

    Job Locations US-FL-Orlando
    Posted Date 1 week ago(7/11/2018 2:01 PM)
    Requisition ID
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  • Overview

    As a General Ledger Accountant with JBT, you will be responsible for providing business unit general accounting and internal control support, completion of the close, and ensuring that the general ledger account balances and trial balances are accurate and reflect the proper amounts. Tasks include . .  .

    • Assist in the month end, quarter end and the year-end close process
    • Prepare, code and record journal entries in GL
    • Process allocations and reclassification entries
    • Perform data balancing activities
    • Review trial balance and reconcile / analyze all general ledger accounts
    • Provide audit support specific to general accounting
    • Monitor and execute internal control procedures to ensure that company assets are adequately protected
    • Prepare financial reports for internal, government or statutory requirements as directed
    • 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:

    • Bachelors Degree, preferably in Accounting or Finance, with 3+ years of related professional experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • CPA / advanced degree preferred
    • Experience in accounting and financial systems
    • Experience in interfacing with business customers in defining general ledger, account and reporting requirements
    • Experience in Record to Report process improvement and application systems implementation
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite

    Specialized Knowledge, Equipment, and Applications:

    • Knowledge of JD Edwards Software
    • Functional knowledge of the general accounting processes
    • Knowledge and understanding of generally accepted accounting principles
    • Understanding of internal control elements
    • Analytical skills
    • Good interpersonal skills
    • Good written and oral communication skills
    • Highly organized
    • Ability to meet strict deadlines
    • Excellent customer service skills

    Performance Measures

    • End-to-end process effectiveness & efficiency
    • Cost, Productivity and Efficiency metrics against world class benchmarks
    • Cost savings from improvement initiatives
    • Speed and accuracy of transaction processing
    • Audit results
    • Compliance effectiveness
    • Performance metrics for process, customer and employee performance

    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. 

    ABOUT JBT Corporation

    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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