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Senior Accountant

Tyson Foods

Tyson Foods

Accounting & Finance
Springdale, AR, USA
Posted on Sunday, April 28, 2024

Job Details:

This position will be responsible for Retail Trade financial accounting activities and controls within Kantar APEX and Forge trade systems.

Some of the key responsibilities include:

· Monthly balance sheet reconciliations, journal entries, managing SD accruals, variance analysis, and error remediation.

· Assist with the quarterly audit narratives including field review and score carding, support the trade controller for review and analysis of SOX control adherence and be a key member for internal and external audits including walk-through and transaction documentation.

· Ensure accounting records, monthly accounting close activities, and variance analysis are adequately and properly prepared, maintained and explained in a timely manner.

· Understand the transactional flow through the various trade systems to monitor and ensure accurate financial results.

· Ability to mine for, manipulate and analyze large data sets.

· Build reporting tools (PBI dashboards) and generate accurate and timely ad-hoc reporting from multiple data sources to perform analysis.

· Must be able to interpret results and summarize in a meaningful format to the Sales Organization.

· Support business processes and make recommendations to improve and support Tyson’s trade systems and activities.

· Learn business drivers and their effect on financial results.


Education: Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting degree preferred.

Experience: 3+ years’ experience in Accounting or Finance previous CPG experience strongly preferred. Demonstrated success in roles requiring strong analytical and systems skills. Must possess strong prioritization and organizational skills.

Communication Skills: Strong interpersonal and communication skills required including the ability to collaborate effectively with cross- functional partners and leaders.

Computer Skills: Strong excel skills using large data sets and Power BI. Analytical capabilities to understand the data and derive actions if necessary.

Special Skills: MBA or CPA a plus

Relocation Assistance Eligible:


Work Shift:

1ST SHIFT (United States of America)

Hourly Applicants ONLY -You must complete the task after submitting your application to provide additional information to be considered for employment.

Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

We provide our team members and their families with paid time off; 401(k) plans; affordable health, life, dental, vision and prescription drug benefits; and more.

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