Valmont Industries, Inc. Staff Accountant in Daphne, Alabama

27548 World Ct. Daphne Alabama 36526

Why Valmont

Welcome to Valmont, where a world of opportunity awaits. When you join our team, you become part of a passionate group dedicated to changing lives and conserving resources around the globe. We want problem solvers who roll up their sleeves to foster progress and innovation for all people. At Valmont, we provide infrastructure, irrigation, tubing and coatings to the world. We strengthen cities. We nourish croplands. We design, manufacture and coat. Our products and services make a difference. Join us, and BUILD YOUR WORLD.

A Brief Summary of This Position:

This individual contributor role is responsible for the general accounting and reporting for Irrigation Components International, part of Valmont Industries. This includes administering accounts payable, posting of general ledger transactions, preparation and review of account reconciliations and participation in the month-end closing process. This position has shared responsibility for maintaining and administering the general ledger for both domestic and international divisions. In addition, there will be responsibility for the coordination and reconciliation of intercompany charges between the various Valmont locations. This role is also responsible for assisting with the preparation of the annual operating plan (AOP) for Irrigation Components International.

Essential Functions:

  • This position reports into the Vice President of International Sales (dotted line to Valmont Water Division Controller) and has no direct reports

  • This role requires up to (5%) travel (domestically), including overnight stays.

  • Review warranty calculations for accuracy and completeness.

  • Responsible for monthly reconciliation of bank account(s).

  • Complete month-end balance sheet reconciliations and related activities.

  • Complete and file various types of tax returns on behalf of Valmont sites.

  • Prepare intercompany reconciliations for multiple sites.

  • Month-end review and analysis of income statement results.

  • Record journal entries on the general ledger for multiple sites.

  • Work with multiple sites utilizing different ERP systems.

  • Assist with reconciliation of physical inventory and cycle counts.

  • Assist both Internal and External Audit with compliance and regulatory investigations.

  • Maintain accuracy and timeliness of transaction reports.

Required Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):

  • Preferred Bachelors with 3+ years relevant experience or Associates Degree with 5+ years relevant experience or 7+ years of relevant experience

  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, Access and PowerPoint

  • Ability to pay attention to detail and follow instructions

  • Ability to effectively analyze data

  • Very strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills

  • Ability to work independently and under high pressure

  • Experience in a wide range of business tasks, perhaps at a small/mid-size business

  • Passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results 

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications:

  • Degree in Business, Finance or Accounting

  • Working knowledge of accounting software: IFS, QAD, or Sage 100

  • Multilingual: Spanish, Portuguese, Mandarin, Russian, Arabic or French are preferred

Working Environment and Physical Efforts:

Work is typically performed in an office setting. The incumbent is regularly required to sit for extended periods of time, as well as talk and listen on the phone and in personal conversations or meetings. Environment is fast paced and demanding most of the time. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms while working in the office with various files and forms and while working on the computer. The employee is occasionally required to move about the office. Incumbent must utilize proper ergonomic safeguards such as monitor height and positions, keyboard location and height and proper wrists rests. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds in working with large files, binders, and computer equipment. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.

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Valmont does not discriminate against any employee or applicant in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

If you have a disability and require any assistance in filling out the application for employment, call (402) 963-1115 or email EEOCompliance@Valmont.com.

Valmont Industries is a leading producer and distributor of products for the infrastructure and agriculture markets.

Valmont Industries began in 1946 when our founder, Robert B. Daugherty combined his $5,000 savings and wholehearted belief that business could and should be done better. Since that modest start more than half a century ago, our company has grown to be an international leader in engineered products and services for infrastructure and water-conserving irrigation equipment for agriculture.

From the lighting and traffic structures that guide your way, to communication towers and utility structures that power your home and business, to irrigation equipment that waters the croplands on which your food is grown, Valmont products improve lives worldwide.

Valmont Industries operates in five primary business segments: Engineered Support Structures, Utility Support Structures, Coatings, Energy and Mining, and Irrigation. Valmont (VMI) is publicly traded on the NYSE.

We focus on two global markets: infrastructure and agriculture. Valmont Industries is present in 23 developed and developing countries, offering 27 brands from more than 80 facilities. International sales represent a significant portion of our revenues.

Valmont’s employees are passionate about the products we make. Along with our customers, they are the cornerstone of our success. We pride ourselves on being people of integrity who excel at delivering optimal results. We pursue opportunities for growth by taking our products and processes to new markets, introducing new products to regions where we have a presence, and continually improving our services to ensure that Valmont solutions are second-to-none.