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JBS USA COST ACCOUNTANT in Greeley, Colorado

JBS Foods – The second largest global food company and the world’s largest protein producer through the Fed Beef Business Unit are looking for talented and driven professionals for a Cost Accountant role based in Greeley, CO. The Cost Accountant is responsible for building and maintaining moderately complex product costing flows for four Fed Beef processing facilities.


  • Prepare estimates of new or proposed product costs

  • Maintain bill of materials and product routings

  • Analyze changes in product design, raw materials, manufacturing methods, or services provided to determine effects on costs

  • Provide management with reports specifying and comparing factors affecting prices and profitability of products or services

  • Analyze cost records to ascertain distribution of costs for various divisions of management and production

  • Classify labor, material, and overhead costs to compute the unit cost of product or service

  • May determine and install cost accounting methods and procedures

  • May be required to travel

  • May require availability outside of normal business hours

  • Other duties assigned


  • Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance or related field preferred

  • 2+ years of directly related experience preferred

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel

  • Experience in an ERP system – prefer SAP

  • Strong analytical skills, accuracy and attention to details

  • Excellent problem solving skills

  • Requires excellent inter-personal skills with the ability to work closely with internal and external customers

  • As a salaried position with the company, you may be required to travel at some point to other facilities, to attend Company events, or as a representative of the Company in other situations. Unless otherwise specified in this posting, the amount of travel may vary and the most qualified candidate must be willing and able to travel as business needs dictate.

The applicant who fills this position will be eligible for the following compensation and benefits :

  • Benefits : Vision, Medical, and Dental coverage begin after 60 days of employment;

  • Paid Time Off : sick leave, vacation, and 6 company observed holidays;

  • 401(k): company match begins after the first year of service and follows the company vesting schedule

  • Base salary range of $65,000-$85,000 and

  • Incentive Pay: This position is eligible to participate in the Company’s annual bonus plan, the amount of bonus varies and is subject to the standard terms and conditions of the incentive program

For individuals assigned and/or hired to work in Colorado, JBS and Pilgrim’s is required by law to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation for this role. This compensation range is specific to the State of Colorado and takes into account various factors that are considered in making compensation decisions, including but not limited to a candidate’s relevant experience, qualifications, skills, competencies, and proficiencies for the role.

The Company is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our team members and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct a drug, alcohol, and background checks for all new team members post-offer and prior to the start of employment. It is a job expectation that all new employees are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Those who have, at minimum, the first of a two-dose vaccine in advance of their first date of employment will be required to receive the second dose within the manufacturers recommend timeframe and submit proof of their final vaccination dose once obtained. If you need assistance in obtaining a vaccine, the Company can help schedule you with one of its healthcare partners following a conditional job offer, if one is made. The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work.

About Us:

JBS USA is a leading global provider of diversified, high-quality food products, including a portfolio of well-recognized brands and innovative, easy-to-use food solutions. We process, prepare, package and deliver fresh and value-added premium meat, poultry and retail-ready food products for customers in approximately 100 countries on six continents. We are also the majority shareholder of Pilgrim’s, the largest poultry company in North America. JBS USA employs more than 100,000 team members, and our corporate office is located in beautiful Greeley, Colorado, where our 1,200 team members onsite enjoy more than 300 days of sunshine a year.

Our mission: To be the best in all that we do, completely focused on our business, ensuring the bet products and services to our customers, a relationship of trust with our suppliers, profitability for our shareholders and the opportunity of a better future for all of our team members.

Our core values are: Availability, Determination, Discipline, Humility, Ownership, Simplicity, Sincerity