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Valmont Industries, Inc. Accounting Intern in Omaha, Nebraska

15000 Valmont Plaza Omaha Nebraska 68154

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:

Valmont is seeking an Accounting Intern who will support the day-to-day activities of the Shared Services Accounting department. They will contribute to the business, will lead and own certain accounting deliverables and be assigned to specific, meaningful projects throughout the duration of the internship.

Valmont’s internship program mission is to provide a hands-on learning experience through project work, leadership development, job shadowing and interaction with senior leadership.

Essential Functions:

  • Assisting with data entry into accounting spreadsheets and ERP system

  • Auditing accounting documents for accuracy

  • Helping with month-end closing activities

  • Assisting with preparation of account reconciliations

  • Assisting with the preparation of ad hoc and internal reporting

  • Flexible, hybrid schedule however must be able to work in the office 2-3 days per week

  • Supporting special projects

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

  • Bachelor’s Degree or progress towards Bachelor’s Degree with an anticipated graduation within 12 months (Senior status)

  • Concentration in Accounting, Finance, Economics, International Finance or related field

  • Authorized to work in the United States

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (PowerPoint, PowerBI Excel, Word and Outlook)

  • High attention to detail

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to problem solve and think critically

  • Demonstrates understanding of and alignment to our core values of: integrity, continuous improvement, passion and delivering results

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications:

  • Experience working with an ERP system

  • Strong organizational and time management skills

  • Actively pursuing an MBA, Graduate degree in a finance-related field and/or advanced analytics degree a plus

  • Previous work experience in accounting or finance

  • Proficiency with PowerBI or other specific data tools

Benefits:

  • Great opportunity to gain career related course work experience from an industry leader

  • Paid Internship – Valmont values you

  • Potential development into a regular full-time position

  • Flexible full-time day shift hours during the summer

  • A thriving culture in a growing business

  • Interactive group activities with intern peers

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, 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.

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