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Sr Controller

Tyson Foods
Springdale, Arkansas, United States
Closing date
Jun 3, 2024

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Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Details:


This position is responsible for all issues related to product cost and supervising accounting personnel at the plant/complex level. This person will also work closely with the Division VP of Operations and Margin Management.

Other duties include:

Closing the monthly books for the Division, supervising the closing of the monthly books at the plant/complex, attending quarterly production management meetings, assisting in the preparation of the monthly financial reviews. This position also oversees the financials for capital projects; ensuring that projects are properly documented and that project approvals are met in accordance with company policy.

Other duties include:

Staffing, supervising, and developing salary employees and ensuring generally accepted accounting principles are adhered to as well as Tyson accounting policies which may involve in-house auditing of books and inventories. The primary function of this role is to lead the accounting staff to maintain financial control of the assets entrusted to them and to be a business partner to the operations team and other support functions to provide financial insight that leads toward improved business practices.


* Education: Requires broad knowledge in a general professional or technical field normally acquired through a bachelor's degree in an academic field directly related and essential to the job. Accounting or Finance degree preferred.
* Experience: 8 plus years of applicable experience. Prior poultry experience preferred.
* Computer Skills: Requires strong computer skills using Microsoft Excel and intermediate skills in other Microsoft applications such as Outlook, Word, and Powerpoint. SAP experience preferred. Growout Information System experience preferred.
* Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
* Travel: 6 to 12 domestic trips per year.

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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