JBS USA REGIONAL ACCOUNTING MANAGER in Chattanooga, Tennessee
Regional Accounting Manager
At Pilgrim’s, Safety Is A Condition , which means the safety of our team members comes first - always.
We have implemented safety measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. We are working to ensure social distancing within our facility. We have installed physical barriers throughout our facility such as plexi -glass or plastic barriers between team member work stations. Each day, temperature screens are performed for each employee and visitor before entering the facility. Face coverings are provided and required over the mouth and nose at all times when inside the facility, and enhanced cleaning and sanitation is regularly performed.
This position will manage the accounting processes related to Small Bird Plants , which includes inventory, variance analysis and reporting, and AFE's. Ensure accurate and timely reporting for these areas. Maintain accounting controls to safeguard company assets. Support the Small Bird management for their plants ( generally 5 - 7 ) with weekly and ad hoc analysis. Serve as a business partner with sales and operations to ensure continued growth in sales and reduction in cost to support the business goals, objectives and strategies.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Managing 5 - 7 accounting managers who are responsible for all accounting processes related to assigned plants.
Ensuring the timeliness and accuracy of weekly and monthly financial reports and key performance indicators (KPI's).
Maintaining adequate controls within Small Bird Debone operations to safeguard the integrity of company assets and to meet all requirements of the Sarbanes Oxley Act.
Planning/budgeting for plants to include capital and operating plans.
Handling all system related problems and issues as they arise.
Hiring, training and developing employees to reach full potential.
Ensuring adequate staffing and succession planning.
Travel is required and can be 50% of time.
Other duties as assigned.
BASIC SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:
5 years of previous work experience in Accounting
Knowledge of Accounting Principles and Practices
Knowledge of poultry industry and specifically plant operations and controls as it relates to accounting
Ability to communicate effectively with various management levels in the organization
Proven management and supervisory skills, including training, motivating and directing the work of others
Proficient in Microsoft office products
Effective in developing business relationships across business units and technical support divisions
Highly self motivated
EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance.