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Valmont Industries, Inc. Staff Accountant in Fort Meade, Florida

1381 Hwy 17 North Fort Meade Florida 33841

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 our Fort Meade, Florida location with additional responsibilities for our Bartow, Florida location. This position will work closely with the operations team and the Regional Controller to ensure appropriate accounting for transactions including sales, cost of sales, and expenses and reporting of such results to management. This includes posting of general ledger transactions, preparation of account reconciliations and participation in the month-end closing process. Additional responsibilities include budgeting, forecasting, accounting systems, internal controls, analysis and interpretation of operating statistics. In addition, there will be responsibility for the coordination and reconciliation of intercompany charges between the various Valmont locations.

Essential Functions:

  • This position reports into the Regional Controller, Utility division and has no direct reports

  • This role requires up to 10% travel, including overnight stays

  • Complete month-end balance sheet reconciliations and related activities

  • Prepare intercompany reconciliations

  • Record journal entries on the general ledger

  • Determine appropriate accounting for vendor invoices and provide coding to Shared Services

  • Prepare monthly financial reports, business activity reports (Scorecards), and/or reports required by regulatory agencies

  • Upload monthly financials into the OneStream consolidation tool and review reporting for accuracy

  • Perform ad hoc analysis and reporting as requested

  • Assist with preparation of the annual operating plan

  • Assist with monthly forecasting of business results

  • Maintain current knowledge of organizational policies and procedures and current accounting standards

  • Maintain appropriate professional competencies and overall competency of your functional area of oversight as well as understand and actively practice adherence to the company’s core values

  • Work with the Regional Controller, the VP and Group Controller, and Internal Audit to develop and/or maintain system of internal controls

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

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

  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook

  • Working knowledge of user functionality and reporting using ERP systems

  • Strong analytical, thinking and reasoning skills

  • Demonstrated attention to detail and goal orientation with accountability measures

  • Demonstrated ability to make sound decisions and take action to solve problems

  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills

  • Ability to work independently and under high pressure

  • Adaptability to change in this dynamic services business market

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance

  • Certified Public Accountant

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.

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.

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Valmont Industries, Inc. is a leading producer and distributor of products and services for the infrastructure and agricultural markets.

Valmont began in 1946 when founder, Robert B. Daugherty, combined his $5,000 savings with a wholehearted belief that business could and should be done better. From those modest beginnings, the company grew into a global leader of engineered products and services for infrastructure, and water-conserving irrigation equipment and solutions for agriculture.

From lighting and traffic structures to guide the way, to communication towers that keep people connected, to utility structures that power homes and businesses, to irrigation equipment and technology that helps grow the world’s food, we are committed to Conserving Resources. Improving Life ® .

Four primary business segments comprise Valmont: Engineered Support Structures; Coatings; Irrigation and Utility Support Structures. We manufacture products in over 80 different facilities spread across 6 continents and do business in over 22 different countries. Valmont is publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol (VMI).

We are passionate about our products. We pride ourselves on being people of integrity who excel at delivering results. We pursue opportunities for growth by taking products and processes to new markets, developing new products for existing markets, and continually improving across the company to ensure that Valmont solutions are always the global industry leader.