Accounting Intern

Date: Dec 29, 2021

Location: Auburn Hills, MI, US

Company: Dover Corporation

Company Overview:

DESTACO, a Dover Company, is a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance automation, workholding, and remote handling solutions.  The company serves customers in variety of end-markets, including the automotive, life sciences, consumer goods, packaging, aerospace, and nuclear sectors. 


Built on a legacy of over 100 years, DESTACO offers a comprehensive portfolio of products to engineer precise movement, placement and control solutions that drive productivity and uptime for manufacturers around the world.  The DESTACO family of products consists of industry-leading brands such as DESTACO Manual and Power Clamps, Camco and Ferguson Indexers, Robohand Grippers and CRL Manipulators and Transfer Ports. 


DESTACO is headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, and operates globally through ~800 employees across 14 locations.


Dover is a diversified global manufacturer and solutions provider with annual revenue of approximately $7 billion. We deliver innovative equipment and components, consumable supplies, aftermarket parts, software and digital solutions, and support services through five operating segments: Engineered Products, Fueling Solutions, Imaging & Identification, Pumps & Process Solutions and Refrigeration & Food Equipment. Dover combines global scale, operational agility, world-class engineering capability and customer intimacy to lead the markets we serve. Recognized for our entrepreneurial approach for over 60 years, our team of approximately 24,000 employees takes an ownership mindset, collaborating with customers to redefine what's possible. Headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois, Dover trades on the New York Stock Exchange under "DOV."


Position Summary:

The Accounting Intern for Destaco is responsible for assisting with research, filing data entry, financial reports preparation and review of financial data. He/She will assist in accounts reconciliation standardization by implementing one way of reconciling accounts across the three BU’s. The Accounting Intern will assist with daily invoices, with Research & Development (QRE Tax Credit) and Oracle system implementation project.  He/She will support the Global Compliance Manager in management of Imports/Exports and trade compliance.


The Accounting Intern reports to Regional Controller and Global Compliance Manager in Auburn Hills, MI. The position requires the ability to work and communicate with other departments, across the regions with various levels of the organization.



Key Job Responsibilities included but not limited to:

  • Perform research, filing, data entry, financial reports preparation, and review of financial data
  • Assist with backlog & cleanup of flagged customers & suppliers in TPG
  • Look at underlying issues and work with customers/suppliers to have a way to function electronically so the amount of vendor invoices and customer invoices which require us to do manual work go down in future
  • Support with Compliance documentation and reporting including assist with new initiatives to strengthen processes and reporting
  • Improve account reconciliation quality
  • Learn R&D rules and requirements for QRE tax credit, and meet with the subject matter experts at the Plants and Corporate office to educate them on R&D rules, to collect information on R&D projects and QRE expenses, etc.
  • Ensure proper documentation for audit as it relates to A/R, A/P, GL, and other business areas
  • Shadow and participate in discussions on Oracle system implementation



Job Requirements:


  • Proficient in Microsoft Word & Excel
  • Great organizational skills


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks working independently and on global teams
  • Flexible, learns quickly, adapt to changing needs with the varying priorities of the organization
  • High integrity and ethics, ensures confidentiality of all pricing strategies for the organization
  • Strong communicator including interpersonal, verbal, and written skills


Education and Certification Qualifications:

  • Junior or Senior studying Accounting

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

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