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Valmont Industries, Inc. Senior Accountant in Tulsa, Oklahoma

801 N Xanthus Tulsa Oklahoma 74110-4949

Why Valmont

We’re Here to Move the World Forward.

Valmont impacts millions of people around the world every day, yet they might not realize the many ways. Our technology is helping feed the growing population, supplying the world with more reliable energy and access to renewables, enhancing connectivity in remote and urban locations to create a sustainable future and so much more. Simply put, Valmont is advancing agricultural productivity and reimagining vital infrastructure to make life better.

Join a Fortune 1000 company that respects hard work, honors diversity and invests in our employees as we focus on creating the world of tomorrow, today. We are the modern workforce . Are you ready to move the world forward? Apply now.

A Brief Summary of This Position:

The Tulsa Finance team is on a transformation journey. We are looking for a forward-thinking and highly motivated individual to join our team. Reporting to the Site Controller, Tulsa, this position supports the accounting and financial reporting functions for two manufacturing sites in alignment with Divisional and Corporate accounting policies and procedures, and includes inventory valuation and control, completion of financial/management reporting, closing activities, and variance analysis. This position is responsible for providing ad hoc analysis to support financial forecasts, internal management reporting, benchmarking and monitoring of key performance indicators. The person in this role will work closely with the site personnel within assigned areas to understand and explain performance variances and trends and assist business partners with route causing performance gaps and recommending solutions to resolve.

Essential Functions:

  • This position reports to the Site Controller, Tulsa. The position has no direct reports

  • This position is required to have demonstrated prior experience in a manufacturing environment with an in-depth understanding of cost accounting and inventory valuation

  • Responsible for monthly financial closing tasks within assigned areas

  • Responsible for being a trusted business advisor for assigned departments/areas

  • Updating key manufacturing expense and variance data used for forecasting and monitoring of operations

  • Prepare accurate and timely financial reports that compare and analyze current results with budgeted and/or expected results and future forecast

  • Assist with cost and inventory report generation for operations management

  • Perform spend analysis for operations management; assist with reviewing and ensuring appropriate accounting for expenses

  • Assist with development of department and supervisor scorecards

  • Assist with gathering information and documenting Root Cause Counter Measures for Key Performance Indicators not meeting expectations

  • Monitor Fixed Assets; ensure Construction in Progress is complete and accurate and projects are closed timely and oversee the annual physical inventory of fixed assets

  • Actively participate in your own growth and development; Maintain appropriate professional competencies, certifications, licenses, etc.

  • Recommend and implement process improvements and participate in special projects to positively impact the team and business

  • Act as a team player, ready to perform other duties as needed and assigned to meet function and business needs

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

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 5+ years relevant experience OR Associates Degree with 7+ years relevant experience OR 9+ years of relevant experience

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

  • Proficiency in data analysis using multiple tools; interest and experience in applying technical tools to visualize and organize data

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications:

  • An MBA, CPA, or graduate degree in Accounting, Business or related field

  • Industry-recognized professional certification

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

  • 3+ years of experience in cost accounting and inventory reporting and analysis

  • Experience using data automation and visualization tools such as Power BI, Alteryx, Tableau, ect

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and adhere to deadlines

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively analyze standard to actual cost information

  • Highly motivated with the ability to work independently

  • Experience with IFS and/or OneStream systems preferred but not required

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 offers employees and their families a comprehensive Total Wellbeing benefit package to ensure their individual and family’s overall wellness needs are met. Some offerings are dependent upon the role, work schedule, or location and can include the following:

  • Healthcare (medical, prescription drugs, dental and vision)

  • 401k retirement plan with company match

  • Paid time off

  • Employer paid life insurance

  • Employer paid short-term and long-term disability including maternity leave

  • Work Life Support

  • Tuition Reimbursement up to $5,250 per year

  • Voluntary programs like tobacco cessation, Type 2 diabetes reversal, one-on-one health coaching, mortgage services and more

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 is here to modernize vital infrastructure and increase agricultural productivity, sustainably and reliably. We galvanize steel to last a century with minimal environmental impact. We modernize irrigation to feed a growing population by utilizing the latest technology. We harden the electrical grid to enable the delivery of reliable power to millions of homes around the world. And we help make communities everywhere safer, cleaner and more connected through our smart infrastructure technology.

Valmont serves two primary markets — agriculture and infrastructure — and seven diverse product lines: Utility, Lighting and Transportation, Telecom, Solar, Coatings, Irrigation and Ag Tech. We manufacture products in 85 facilities spread across six continents, and we do business in 100 different countries.

That’s what Valmont does. We conserve resources and improve life, finding ways to make innovation and technology beneficial in the real world.

  • That’s the value we add.