Controller in Tulsa at Valmont Careers

Date Posted: 9/23/2022

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Job Description

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.

This position is responsible for planning, directing, and controlling the finance and accounting functions for Tulsa Operations.    This position will support financial forecasts, internal management reporting, and monitoring of key cost indicators.  Also included in the role is management of site working capital, inventory accounting and oversight of internal controls.  The person in this role will work closely with the site personnel to understand and explain performance variances and trends.

Essential Functions:

  • Timely and accurate completion of the monthly book close process
  • Coordinates and actively participates in working capital management
  • Work with the site personnel to gather data and explanations to support spend and productivity analysis
  • Supports the site forecast and backlog updates
  • Oversight and collaboration with the Materials Manger of the physical inventory controls
  • Investigates weaknesses in Internal Controls and implements corrective actions.
  • Directs the accounting functions of this site in concert with the Division and Corporate accounting policies and procedures.  These functions include:
    • Cost Accounting (Inventory control & valuation, direct & indirect costs and absorption)
    • Profitability review and support in building Annual Operating Plan
    • Performing closing activities to include gross margin reviews and account reconciliations
  • Assist Internal auditors and independent auditors in annual audits
  • Analyzes monthly transactions that affect inventory and expense accruals.
  • Reconcile specific balance sheet accounts and analyze income statement variances
  • Maintain appropriate professional competencies and evaluate the capacity, staffing levels, and competency of the functional area’s personnel

Other Important Details about the Role:

  • Strong cost accounting skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • 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

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

  • Bachelors in Business Administration with emphasis in accounting or finance with 6+ years relevant experience or Associates Degree with 8+ years relevant experience or 10+ years of relevant experience
  • 5+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment
  • 5+ years of experience in cost accounting and inventory reporting and analysis
  • 2+ years of general ledger accounting experience including account reconciliations, journal entries, and a basic understanding of internal controls
  • High proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications with advanced Excel and Power Point skills

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications:

  • Experience with IFS systems
  • MBA or other advanced degree
  • Certification (MBA, CPA, CIA, etc.)

Working Environment and Physical Efforts:

Work is typically performed in an office setting; however, incumbent may be required to go into the production or shipping/receiving areas.  The incumbent is regularly required to sit for extended periods of time, as well as talk and listen on the phone and in person conversations or meetings.   Environment is fast paced and demanding most of the time.  Travel as needed less than 5-10%.

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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