Corporate Audit Intern in Omaha, NE at Valmont Careers

Date Posted: 2/10/2018

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Job Description

One Valmont Plaza Omaha Nebraska 68154-5215

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.

Job Summary: 

A career with Valmont is a career with a future! We are a growing international manufacturing company with employment opportunities around the world. Valmont designs, manufactures and sells mechanized irrigation equipment, lighting, utility and communications poles, towers and structures, fabricated industrial products and custom coatings services.

This position will assist in reviewing, evaluating, and making recommendations for the correction and/or improvement of internal, operational, and management control systems and organizational unit performance. The incumbent reports to the Audit Manager and assists with the evaluation of Company processes and related internal control practices for comparison to standard industry techniques and required Company practices; including accurate financial and activity reporting, efficient and effective process operations, and compliance with laws and regulations.  The Corporate Audit Intern will work from our Omaha Site approximately 30-35 hours/week Monday through Friday from mid-May through early August and may be assigned to assist audit teams with completing work at other locations outside of Omaha.  

Essential Functions/Duties: 

  • Assist with assessment and reporting the results of assigned financial and process internal control audit projects for adequacy, accuracy, efficiency, and effectiveness.
  • Assist with analyzing, investigating, documenting and reporting on financial reporting and other process control weaknesses, including root cause determination (who, what, when, where, why, and how), impact on the Company’s control environment.
  • Assist other auditors with performing assigned Company, Subsidiary and Joint Venture internal audits and control projects worldwide, and as directed, provide assistance to the Company for acquisitions, divestitures, and other projects.
  • Assist with completion of year-end audit procedures and support interim and year-end financial and internal control audits by the Company’s external auditor; participate in special requests from Company management and the external auditors with approval from Vice President and Head of Audit.
  • Apply GAAP, GAAS, Company policies, procedures, rules, regulations, laws, best practices, and principles of ethical behavior to all work performed.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Junior or Senior level student in Accounting, Finance, Auditing, MIS, Computer Science or Economics
  • Excellent computer skills to include all Microsoft programs (Word, Excel, Outlook, Microsoft Project or similar)
  • Strong communication (verbal and written), interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to use independent judgment and discretion requiring minimum supervision
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment subject to specific deadlines
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Demonstrate problem solving and critical thinking skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Cumulative Grade Point Average of 3.0 or greater

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.

If you have a disability and require any assistance in filling out the application for employment, call (402) 963-1115 or email