Manager Accounting - External Financial Reporting
Posted on: March 25, 2020
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1ST SHIFT (United States of America)
SUMMARY: As a part of Corporate Accounting, this position has
responsibility in Financial Reporting and Benefits Accounting.
Financial Reporting tasks include, but are not limited to,
coordination, planning, preparation, presentation and filing of
annual and quarterly Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Forms
10-K and 10-Q, other ad-hoc SEC filings such as Forms 8-K, S-3,
S-4, quarterly earnings releases, quarterly internal executive
financial reporting packages, sections of the Board of Directors
and Audit Committee reports, segment reporting and ad hoc requests
from other Finance & Accounting departments as needed. Preparation
of SEC documents includes XBRL research and tagging, as well as the
compilation of supporting documentation to ensure all external
financial reports are accurate, properly documented, tied-out and
supported. This position will also be responsible for staying
current on accounting guidance as issued and communicating new
guidance to supervisor and other departments as necessary.
Responsibilities also include required monthly/quarterly and annual
governmental census/survey reporting, including coordination with
numerous plants in order to meet required deadlines.
This position is also involved in accounting for benefits-related
areas including the 401k plan, stock purchase plan, stock option
and other stock compensation plans, pension plans and medical plans
as well as self-insurance reserves, stockholders' equity, treasury
stock reconciliations, average shares outstanding and EPS
calculations. Background in understanding and evaluating SOX 404
risks as well as executing and documenting control execution are
important to the role. Additionally, this position works closely
with other departments within Tyson and with external contacts
including consultants, actuaries, benefit plan administrators and
auditors, making the ability to build and maintain relationships
and embodying Tyson's cultural values important to success.
Education: Bachelor's degree in an academic field directly related
and essential to this job. (Accounting or Finance degree
Experience: 5+ years related experience preferred.
Computer skills: Working knowledge of SAP and basic knowledge of
Microsoft Office applications including Excel, Word, Outlook,
PowerPoint preferred. Working knowledge of Workiva(Wdesk)
Communication Skills: Strong written, presentation and verbal
Special Skills: Certified Public Accountant preferred, but not
required. Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and
accounting processes is required. Experience in benefits
accounting, stock compensation, medical plans and financial
reporting preferred. Position requires strong analytical skills.
Excellent relationship management with all levels of internal and
external contacts is also needed.
Supervisory: May supervise approximately 1-2 team members
Travel: 1 to 5 domestic trips per year
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qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race,
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