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Valmont Industries, Inc. Customer Invoicing Specialist in Valley, Nebraska

28800 Ida St Valley Nebraska 68064-8016

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 Customer Invoicing Specialist is a highly driven individual responsible for generating and controlling all customer invoicing and credit memos. The Customer Invoicing Specialist is responsible for review of shipping papers, communication of procedural and paper flow problems, and reconciliation of sales. The Customer Invoicing Specialist establishes controls to ensure all goods shipped are invoiced. Additionally, the incumbent supports the effort to move Valmont to a paperless workflow and issues daily reports to various managers. In performing these duties, the Customer Invoicing Specialist is in daily contact with various personnel in Corporate Accounting, Divisional Accounting, Marketing Services, Data Processing, Shipping, Traffic, and Purchasing. The ability to obtain cooperation of these individuals is fundamental to success of the invoicing function.

Essential Functions:

  • This position reports into the Accounting Manager and has no direct or indirect reports

  • No travel is required for this position

  • Flexible schedule but needs to work in the office four days per week

  • Generate invoices from shipping papers

  • Match bills of ladings with ship papers

  • Review ship papers for completeness

  • Maintain controls for quantities shipped and backordered

  • Verify that all “prepaid and add” and subsidiary orders have freight charges included

  • Enter shipping information (bill of lading #, carrier)

  • Compare quantity shipped on screen with ship papers

  • Process invoices and acknowledgements

  • Print invoice copies

  • Divide copies of invoices for distribution

  • Review pre-invoice audit list and compare to ship papers:

  • Ship papers not invoicing properly are withheld for additional review

  • Determination is made regarding the nature of the problem(s)

  • Appropriate personnel are contacted for resolution of problem(s)

  • Ship papers are re-invoiced as soon as problem(s) is/are corrected

  • Review invoices for accuracy and compare to ship papers

Other Important Details about the Role:

Incumbent evaluates company processes and related internal control practices. This includes accurate financial and activity reporting, efficient and effective process operations, and compliance with laws and regulations.

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

  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Outlook and 10 key calculator

  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to stay organized

  • Ability to effectively analyze data

  • General knowledge of accounting

  • Ability to maintain accuracy and timeliness of transactions

  • Capacity to handle a large workload 2-3 weeks of each month

  • Ability to work overtime during month-end and one weekend day per month

  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills

  • Passion and integrity with the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications:

  • A degree in Accounting or equivalent years’ work experience

  • Demonstrated experience in a customer invoicing role

  • Previous experience in other software, particularly IFS or QAD

Valmont offers employees and their families a comprehensive Total Well-being benefit package to ensure their individual and family’s overall wellness needs are met.

Benefits include*:

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Employer paid life insurance

  • Employer paid short-term and long-term disability

  • Retirement plans

  • Dependent care

  • Employee assistance programs

  • Voluntary programs like tobacco cessation, Type 2 diabetes reversal, mortgage services, home & auto insurance, health coaching and more.

*Due to the nature of Valmont’s Global Business and Union contracts, not all benefits are the same.

Working Environment and Physical Efforts:

While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent is regularly required to reach with hands and arms. The incumbent is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, or crouch. Talking and hearing is required for this role. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and ability to adjust focus. This position may require the incumbent to work outside during all seasons of the year, in various manufacturing and storage areas, as well as office environments. As a result, the position may require walking, standing, lifting, stooping, bending, climbing stairs, and kneeling in rare instances.

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.