Valmont Industries, Inc. Accounting Assistant in Los Angeles, California

4116 Whiteside St Los Angeles California 90063-1619

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:

The Purchasing/Payroll Clerk will support the day- to -day activities of the Accounting Department while working closely with all members of the Accounting Team. They will contribute to the business, will lead and own certain deliverables.

Essential Functions:

  • Reports to the site Office Manager

  • Purchasing for all products for the company, analyze prices and quality of suppliers goods to control product costs while ensuring the right quality/quantity of products. Maintain an accurate up to date Purchase Order Log

  • Match vendor packing slips to purchase order to ensure accuracy of items received

  • Update and maintain inventory additions/deletions/price changes

  • Monitor vendor certificate of insurance as needed

  • Process temporary employee requests, update Time Trak add/inactive/update temporary employees

  • Payroll – Run weekly time card reports to distribute to Mangers for review. Make necessary corrections in Time Trak System. Payroll upload

  • Update and Monitor Employee Attendance using Point Policy. Provide reports to Office Manager weekly

  • Sort weekly payroll checks by department

  • Assist employees payroll issues/corrections

  • File employee related documents in employee files

  • Assist in other areas as needed

Other Important Details about the Role:

  • Assist in answering incoming calls, receive incoming visitors

  • Assist in other Accounting areas as needed

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

  • High School Diploma/GED

  • Authorized to work in the United States

  • Must have a strong customer service orientation and ability to multi-task

  • Strong organizational and time management skills

  • Accuracy and high attention to detail

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to problem solve

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel

  • 2-5 years Purchasing/Payroll/Accounting experience

  • Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications:

  • Pursuing a degree in Accounting or Finance

  • Bilingual English/Spanish

Working Environment and Physical Efforts:

Work is typically performed in an office setting. The incumbent is regularly required to sit for long periods. No travel requirements for this position, but local errands may be requested from Management. The employee frequently is required to use hands and arms while working in the office with various files and while working on the computer. Incumbent must utilize proper ergonomic safeguards such as monitor height and positions, keyboard location and height and proper wrist rests.

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

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.