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Financial Analyst in Tulsa, OK at Valmont Careers

Date Posted: 12/14/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Tulsa, OK
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    12/14/2018

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. Join us, and BUILD YOUR WORLD.

A Brief Summary of This Position:

This position is responsible for the review and analysis of financial performance of the Tulsa site, under the direction of the Site Controller.   This includes the completion of reports, charts and diagrams that provide a basis for comparison and evaluation.  This position is also responsible for providing ad hoc analysis to support financial forecasts, internal management reporting, benchmarking and monitoring of key cost indicators.  The person in this role will work closely with the site personnel to understand and explain performance variances and trends. Other responsibilities include timely and accurate completion of the monthly book close process and the weekly forecasts.

Essential Functions:

  • Analyze periodic manufacturing variances including purchase cost, material usage and overhead variances
  • Evaluate and improve the effectiveness of the inventory cycle count programs and activities
  • Prepare accurate, timely financial reports using Excel and Hyperion that compare and analyze current results with budgeted results and future forecasts
  • Effectively communicate the results of the cost analysis performed with reliable conclusions that management can use to implement more effective operational strategies
  • Assist with cost and inventory report generation for operations management
  • Work with the site personnel to gather data and explanations to support spend and productivity analysis
  • Complete and summarize weekly forecast updates
  • Maintain appropriate professional competencies, certifications, licenses, etc., necessary to perform job. Inform management of any training needs you have.  Consult your management immediately if you are being asked to perform work for which you are not trained and/or are not comfortable doing because of potential safety or risk implications.
  • Other professional job duties as required

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

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business or related discipline
  • High proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications with advanced Excel and Power Point skills
  • 3+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment with an annual revenue base of $30M or greater
  • 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
  • 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

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications

  • Experience with IFS systems
  • MBA or other advanced degree

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%.

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 stand and walk when moving about the office.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds in working with large files, binders, and boxes of paper.  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 EEOCompliance@Valmont.com.