Accounting Associate in Claxton, GA at Valmont Careers

Date Posted: 10/22/2018

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Job Description

674 Industrial Park Drive Claxton Georgia 30417

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:

This position is responsible for Invoicing of receivables, Inputting Sales Orders and production. Additionally, this position will assist with various administrative functions of the Claxton facility. The individual will divide time between a wide variety of tasks and assist other office personnel to ensure an efficient and organized office that meets all requirements and deadlines.  This individual reports to the Office Manager.

Essential Functions:

  • Must be able to take job files and input sales orders in production
  • Must be able to work on detailed spreadsheets and be able to analyze data on spreadsheets and explain any variations
  • Must be able to prepare various miscellaneous reports as required by the Office Manager
  • Must be able to understand related data, detect problems and determine when to involve supervisor
  • Incumbent must be able to maintain confidentiality  of all non-public information that might be of use to competitors, or harmful to Valmont or its customers

Other Important Details about the Role:

  • Ensure that all financial and accounting entries are accurate and reflect the transactions described
  • Maintain an attitude that unlawful or unethical actions are not acceptable
  • Work on any special projects and miscellaneous tasks as assigned by the Office Manager
  • Work as a back-up to perform Accounts Payable duties
  • Must be very detailed oriented

Required Qualifications

  • A high school diploma is required
  • Must be able to interact and work well with others
  • Must have at least three to five years of office experience
  • Must be able to demonstrate knowledge of Accounting
  • Must have the ability to demonstrate good safety habits
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office; preferably Excel spreadsheets

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications

  • An Associate’s Degree in Business or related field
  • Five to ten years of office experience preferred
  • Manufacturing experience is preferred
  • Experience with SAGE/MASS 200  preferred

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, call (402) 963-1115 or email


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