Associate Accountant

Website Tyson Foods, Inc.

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SUMMARY: This position provides comprehensive support working towards continual improvement of day-to-day operations with a keen focus on meeting deadlines as well as supporting the financial closing and reporting responsibilities. The successful candidate must have a strong knowledge of accounting principles strong interpersonal skills initiative and the ability to work both independently and in close collaboration with others. Responsibilities involves: Processing of Purchase to Pay P2P transactions and or payment processing. Assist in the research and resolution of the questions and issues that can arise in the P2P process and other duties as needed. Daily cash applications of customer cash receipts. Collections follow-up on aged accounts. Assist with monthly close process. Perform balance sheet account reconciliations. Amortize prepays. Perform tasks related to one or more of the following areas: management and retention of documents. Compile data for 1099 filing. Assist with Ad hoc management reports projects as they arise. The position will have the potential to interact with Tyson Team Members across the organization and with various members of a Tyson vendor s and customers.

REQUIREMENTS: Education: Bachelor s degree in Accounting or Finance or experience commensurate with knowledge typically acquired through a four year degree is required. Experience: 6 plus months work experience preferred but not required. Computer Skills: Requires standard computer skills including experience with Microsoft Office applications. Excel Word PowerPoint . SAP experience will be a plus. Communication Skills: Must have excellent written and verbal skills. Special Skills: Self-starter with the ability to work independently or in a team environment; using good judgment to complete tasks; ability to set priorities and coordinate with others. Supervisory: None Travel: 1 plus trips per year.

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