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Valmont Industries, Inc. Administrative Assistant in El Dorado, Kansas

955 North Haverhill Rd El Dorado Kansas 67042-4806

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:

Reporting to the Site Controller, this position assists with the day to day demands of the Accounting Department and performs various clerical duties for other office staff.

Essential Functions/Duties:

  • Maintain files on variances utilizing IFS reports and summarize variances including shipments, purchases, production, cycle counts, and valuation for journal entries into general ledger

  • Review and match, including coding and confirmation of proper tax application, invoices for payment by accounts payable

  • Assist in resolution of delinquent payables

  • Evaluate and improve the effectiveness of the inventory cycle count programs and activities

  • Prepare deposits of cash receipts

  • Reconcile galvanizing reports

  • Create and publish month-end reports

  • Prepare accurate, timely financial reports and special as required by the Plant Manager and Site Controller

  • Maintain appropriate professional competencies, certifications, licenses, etc., necessary to perform job. Inform management of any training needs you have. Consult your management immediately if you are being asked to perform work for which you are not trained and/or are not comfortable doing because of potential safety or risk implications

  • Other administrative duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications (Required for job):

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent with 2+ years relevant experience or Associate’s Degree in Accounting, Business or related discipline

  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office applications

  • Knowledge of basic accounting terminology, practices and policies

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills

  • Demonstrates credibility and integrity, sound judgment and the ability to keep confidential information

  • Ability to pay attention to detail and follow instructions

  • Ability to effectively analyze data

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications:

  • 3 years accounting or office administration experience

  • Experience within a manufacturing company, division or corporate office setting

Working Conditions:

Work is typically performed in an office setting; however, incumbent may be required to go into the production or shipping/receiving areas. The incumbent is regularly required to sit for extended periods of time, as well as talk and listen on the phone and in person conversations or meetings. Environment is fast paced and demanding most of the time. Travel as needed less than 5-10%. 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 stand and walk when moving about the office. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds in working with large files, binders, and boxes of paper. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.

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 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.

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