Tyson Foods Senior Group Controller - Fresh Meats in Dakota Dunes, South Dakota


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Job Description:


The primary purpose of this position is to structure, lead, and direct the Tyson Fresh Meats Production Accounting team to support the successful achievements of Tyson Fresh Meats business units and Finance and Accounting goals. Specific responsibilities include: Facilitating communication and understanding of the business drivers, operational, and financial results of Tyson Fresh Meats; ensuring timely, accurate, and actionable information is provided to Tyson Fresh Meats Leadership team; accomplishing fiduciary obligations to Tyson Fresh Meats through development of the necessary and effective controls. Other responsibilities include directing the following groups: Beef Plant Accounting, Pork Plant Accounting, Hides Accounting, and Capital planning for Fresh Meats. This includes plant costing, plant KPI reporting, payment of livestock, labor time & attendance reporting, financial statement preparation, and annual capital and cost budgets.


Education: Bachelor's degree in Business, Accounting, or Finance.

Experience: 15+ years' experience in meat industry. Corporate and Plant Accounting a plus, accounting supervisory experience required; MBA, CPA, CFA or other similar designations helpful.

Computer Skills: Standard computer skills; efficient in the use of PC and spreadsheet software; experience with SAP system helpful.

Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to communicate with all level of Team Members; ability to communicate information.

Special Skills: Strong critical thinking skills and decision making; strong analytical capabilities; strong understanding of our business and what drives success.

Supervisory: Supervise 5 staff directly and approximately 165 indirect staff.

Travel: As needed.

Facility Name (Location):

Dakota Dunes Corp

Pay Type:



Senior Group Controller - Fresh Meats


Dakota Dunes





Job Function:

Accounting / Finance / Tax

Full Time / Part Time:

Full Time

Relocation Covered:


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.