Tyson Foods Accountant in Independence, Iowa


Req ID:


Position Number:

10897488 Accountant

Job Description:

SUMMARY: This position is responsible for the preparation of annual, monthly and weekly plant production financial statements, budgets, and reports. This includes gathering and processing information to generate accurate performance reports, accurate inventory balances, providing costing and reporting of weekly production, and preparing weekly cost. Other duties include staffing and supervising accounting and clerical team members, supervising payroll for all location team members, ensuring adherence to generally accepted accounting principles, and adherence to Tyson accounting policies, which may involve in-house auditing of books and inventories. Other duties include developing annual operation budgets, and completing other special projects as needed.


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.

Experience: From 1+ years of experience.

Computer Skills: Requires standard computer skills including SAP, Excel, generating spreadsheets and word processing skills, writing macros, and preparing complex graphic presentations. This position requires broad SAP knowledge including purchasing, materials management and to product costing.

Communication Skills: Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Supervisory: This position is responsible for supervising a group of personnel in a single department or work unit who perform similar and/or interrelated tasks and activities.

Travel: Less that 10%

Facility Name (Location):

Independence Plant

Pay Type:










Job Function:

Accounting / Finance / Tax

Full Time / Part Time:

Full Time

Relocation Covered:


Company Culture, Inclusion and Diversity Statement:

Tyson Foods proudly embraces diversity and is committed to maintaining an inclusive work environment. Our Culture is rooted in our Core Values and brought to life each day through our 5C Team behaviors (Caring, Candor, Creativity, Collaboration and Commitment). Team Members are the heart of our company and its success and culture is the connecting thread which drives our Talent Strategy to Attract, Grow, Reward and Retain the best talent.

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.