• Chief Accountant

    Job Locations US-IA-Oskaloosa
    Day shift (and as needed)
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Clow Valve
  • Overview

    The conduit for gathering company-wide essential information in order to provide accurate, precise financial reporting by thoroughly reviewing, compiling and reporting data in a timely manner. Serve as a leader in the Accounting Department by consistently adhering to the policies and procedures set forth for Clow Valve.

    Please note: Clow Valve practices Conscious Hiring; We utilize the Job Fit Inventories to help us in hiring the right person for the right job. This creates an opportunity for us to best utilize our candidates skills, abilities and behaviors to benefit them long term. We use a minimum 80% fit score for every position we have to verify it's a good fit for both sides and we can maximize development and optimization.


    Financial Analysis (50%) Actively seek partnerships within Clow Valve to generate the information needed to create accurate, precise reporting by creating an open communication between all departments. Prepare financial, blue book and forecasting reporting ensuring completion by guidelines established by Corporate and Management. Complete payroll duty functions on a weekly and monthly basis; maintaining accurate garnishments, child support withholdings, UI filings and 401k transmissions.


    Leadership (20%) Lead the accounts payable team members by facilitating open communication that allows for questions, development and guidance. Provide thorough guidelines to all policies and procedures that foster success in the department and build trust company-wide.


    Legal & Compliance (30%) Ensure success of the department by maintaining compliance with all procedure requirements, including industry, federal and state requirements. Create a standard of practice for all policies and procedures to ensure constant compliance by documenting all processes.




      • Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Accounting and 5+ years previous experience in a professional Accounting/Finance role with progressive responsibility required.
      • Or Comination of education and experience of 10 years.
      • Strong working knowledge of GAAP
      • Strong MS Excel skills
      • Experience with ERP systems, preferably Microsoft Dynamics AX
      • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision.
      • Ability to function well in a team-oriented environment.
      • Excellent written, verbal & presentation communications skills
      • Excellent decision-making and problem-solving skills



    Clow Valve Offers a Full Range Benefits Package Including: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Life, Disability, and 401K.   


    McWane is a Federal VEVRAA contractor and an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all employment practices. McWane will not discriminate against any applicant for employment because of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran or service member status, marital status, citizenship status (In IL - sex, including same sex, ancestry, order of protection status, physical or mental disability, military status, pregnancy, unfavorable discharge status, genetic information), (In IA - gender identity), (In CA - gender identity or expression, and genetic information) or any other category protected by federal, state or local law.



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