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As a growing global manufacturing company, we offer employment opportunities for qualified candidates in every area of every division around the world.  Valmont may have a place for you in one of our manufacturing plants or business marketing offices in North or South America, Europe, Asia, Australia or Africa.

We provide competitive compensation and benefits, a performance driven work environment and advancement opportunities.  We are committed to providing a safe and healthy work environment for all our employees, wherever their career with Valmont may take them.

Valmont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and we recognize that diversity brings benefits to the company – ways of thinking and approaches to decision making that can make us more successful.  We value the differences among individuals and welcome diversity within our workplace.  Each Valmont manager ensures that all applicants and employees are afforded an equal opportunity in employment.  We support and obey laws that prohibit discrimination everywhere we do business.  Our policy prohibits discrimination on any basis prohibited by law, including race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected under law.

No matter where in the world you live, Valmont products are part of your life.  They are making the world a better place to live - exactly what Valmont has been doing for more than 60 years.

Passion, Integrity, Continuous Improvement and Delivering Results - that is The Valmont Way

Part Time Financial Assistant I - Accounts Payable

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Located In:  Albany, OR
Date Posted: 
Occupational Category:  00-0000.00
Division: 
Location:  Albany, OR
Start Date:  2018-12-05
Requisition #:  R4979
Positions Available: 
Department: 
 3511 Pacific Blvd SW Albany Oregon 97321-7727

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.

This position is part of our Albany Office Team that is accountable for performing Accounts Payable work for Cascade Earth Sciences (CES), a wholly owned subsidiary of Valmont Industries Inc. CES is a water, wastewater, and environmental engineering and consulting firm founded in 1976. We provide services to food processors, agricultural producers, government agencies, and the resource extraction industry. CES can give the right candidate opportunities to work on a broad range of projects. Our interdisciplinary staff is comprised of agricultural, environmental, civil, and chemical engineers; agronomists and soil scientists; geologists and hydrogeologists; and technical and business specialists. Our team is made up of individuals who go the extra mile for their clients, who aren't afraid to work hard or take ownership of client's needs, but, at the same time, are part of a collaborative, fun environment. Our goal is to provide solutions to water, agricultural, and environmental challenges that meet our motto: Synergy of Water and Science.

Job Summary: 

The Part Time Financial Assistant I - Accounts Payable position is scheduled to work a minimum of 25 hours per week and is eligible for Company benefits.  The primary duties of the Part Time Financial Assistant I - Accounts Payable are to perform accurate, timely data entry of all CES vendor invoices, employee reimbursements, check requests, and recurring vendor payment such as rents, utilities, and telephone services. This position is responsible for confirming total expenses entered, matching actual bills to purchase orders, resolving billing issues, reviewing invoice coding for accuracy and question as necessary. The incumbent prepares weekly check run and ACH payments, make fund transfer requests and balance CES deposit and checking accounts to bank. On a monthly basis, this position reconciles open invoices with vendor statements, reconciles accounts payable to the  general ledger, and maintains accounts payable supplies, checks, deposit tickets, W9 forms, etc. Annually this position, identifies and reports Year-To-Date vendor payments (1099s), assists with purging accounting files, and sets up accounts payable files for the next year. This position creates subcontractor agreements at technical staff members request in the approved format.  The employee must accurately track all subcontractor agreements to ensure that CES has received all of the required documents and attach them into Deltek Vision as well as maintain the digital and hard copy of the subcontractor files. The Part Time Financial Assistant I - Accounts Payable position is also responsible for helping with filing, assisting with phones, office facilities and other corporate duties as time allows. The employee in this position is expected to have strong skills in computer applications and the ability to communicate clearly in verbal and written form. The employee must work effectively alone and as a team member with other accounting staff, administrative staff and technical staff in multiple locations, vendors, clients, and corporate personnel in a professional manner.

Basic Qualifications (Required):

  • High school diploma/GED
  • Three years accounting, invoicing or bookkeeping experience
  • Ability to operate a 10-key calculator by touch
  • A strong working knowledge of  Microsoft Office  Word, Excel, Outlook

Additional Qualifications (Required):

  • Ability to use analytical reasoning when performing tasks such as data entry
  • Ability to successfully prioritize and manage multiple tasks
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Integrity to efficiently handle all office activities
  • Ability to communicate clearly in written and verbal form
  • Ability to manage and meet multiple deadlines in a busy office environment
  • Self-starter, ability to work alone at times
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to perform physical activities required by the position (e.g., bend, stoop, walk, stand and sporadically lift up to 40 pounds from floor to waist height)
  • Passion and integrity with the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results

Preferred Qualifications (Optional):

  • A Bachelor's degree in Business or Accounting
  • Similar accounts payable experience at a consulting company
  • A working knowledge of Deltek Vision software program

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.

2018-12-15-08:00
Applications accepted through January 4, 2019

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Valmont is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities in the employment application process.

If you need an accommodation due to a disability to use our online system to apply for a position at Valmont, call us at 402-963-1166 or send us an email at RSS@Valmont.com.

PLEASE NOTE: This contact channel is reserved for use by individuals with disabilities who require special accommodations in order to apply for a posted position with Valmont.  Information received via this contact channel will be routed to resources that will provide appropriate assistance to these individuals to ensure that their data is collected and entered into the system.

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Valmont is recognized throughout the world as an industry leader in engineered products and services for infrastructure and water-conserving agricultural irrigation equipment.  We design, manufacture and sell irrigation equipment; lighting, utility and communications poles, towers and structures; and fabricated industrial products.  We also provide custom coatings services.

Coatings. Valmont is a leading provider of metal coating services.  Our finishes, which include galvanizing, painting and anodizing, protect metal products around the world from corrosion.

Irrigation. As the pioneering leader and the world's largest manufacturer of mechanized irrigation equipment, Valmont hopes to feed the world and conserve fresh water resources.

Structures. Valmont's quality engineered structures for lighting and traffic, wireless communication, highway safety and access systems provide safety and order for customers around the world.

Tubing and Other Industrial Operations. Valmont specializes in additional industrial operations that include: custom steel tubing for a variety of industries; forged steel grinding media for the mining industry; electrolytic manganese dioxide for disposable batteries; and the distribution of industrial fasteners.

Utility. Utility relies on Valmont's substation structures and steel, spun concrete and hybrid transmission and distribution poles to bring power to customers in North America and emerging global markets.

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