Ref No.: 16-11064
Location: Chalfont, Pennsylvania
John Bean Technologies Corporation has 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. Our innovative solutions have helped create industries, and our tradition of invention continues to contribute to customer success today. We are a leading provider in nearly every market in which we compete, with strong relationships that only begin with the best people, equipment and technologies available anywhere. Today, JBT is a strong and balanced market leader with almost $1 billion in annual revenues.

JBT Corporation's Automated Systems business is a leading global supplier of automated, self-guided vehicle systems to the automotive, food & beverage, hospital and consumer product manufacturing industries. With offices in the United States and the UK, we are one of the world's leading producers of automated vehicle systems. As a member of the JBT team, you will find that you are joining a world class organization with an entrepreneurial work environment and innovative spirit.

We have an immediate opportunity for an Accountant to support the Controller and Plant Manager in our division's main office in Chalfont, PA.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or similar discipline
  • Prior inventory and bill experience required
  • Knowledge of ERP systems required
  • Prior manufacturing / material handling work environment experience required
  • Understanding of Cost Accounting, preferred
  • Must be detail-oriented, able to multi-task, and work with minimum supervision
  • Proficient in computer and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication skills

JBT offers excellent benefits and competitive compensation.


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. If you require accommodation during the application process, please contact the local Human Resources department. EOE-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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  • Manages project labor and administration of the Labor Track system
  • Reviews Excess & Obsolete (E&O) inventory throughout the year
  • Performs E&O calculations at year end
  • Manages the annual physical count of inventory
  • Ensures compliance with and maintains Sarbanes Oxley records
  • Assists with expediting materials for customer orders
  • Assists in the resolution of payable discrepancies within the Accounts Payable system and collections
  • Acts as a liaison between Accounting, Purchasing and the Corporate Service Center
  • Tracks employee time worked in other countries and compliance with international taxes