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Valmont Industries, Inc. Accounting Associate in Tulsa, Oklahoma

801 N Xanthus Tulsa Oklahoma 74110-4949

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.

Reporting to the Site Controller, this position is responsible for processing all vendor invoices and sending them to the Shared Services team for vouchering. Duties include processing accounts payables, resolution of vendor invoicing discrepancies, customer invoicing, data collection, journal entries, and other related accounting duties. This position is responsible for reconciling the three way match. These responsibilities include repetitive reports and special projects. This position is also expected to provide back up support for accounting functions at the Tulsa facility.

Essential Functions:

  • Review and code accounts payable invoices to correct account and department

  • Reconciling accounts payable matters and contact the vendors if needed

  • Processing BOLs for customer shipments

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

  • Complete month end tasks such as journal entries and intercompany reconciliations

  • Prepares accurate, timely financial metric reports using Excel, IFS and other available sources that compare and analyze current results with budgeted results and future forecasts

  • Work with the site personnel to gather data and explanations to support spend and productivity analysis

  • Effectively communicate the results of the cost analysis performed with reliable conclusions that management can use to implement more effective operational strategies

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

  • Bachelor’s degree, Associate’s degree or High School diploma and 2+ years of work/educational experience

  • High proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications with advanced Excel skills

  • 1+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment with an annual revenue base of $50M or greater

  • 1+ years of general ledger accounting experience including account reconciliations, journal entries, and a basic understanding of internal controls

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Ability to pay attention to detail and follow instructions

  • Ability to effectively identify and resolve problems in a timely manner

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, work under pressure and meet deadlines

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively analyze standard to actual cost information

  • Highly motivated and self-directed worker with the ability to work independently within the context of a complex matrix organization

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

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or business-related field

  • Experience with IFS and OneStream systems

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. No travel requirements for this position. 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.

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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