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Accounting Manager


Austin, TX, US, 78728

Job Requisition ID: 55823

Department: Finance (DEPT_FIN)

At Dover Fueling Solutions (DFS), we are taking fueling and convenience retail to the next level. We are passionate about cultivating excellence in everything we do, but what really fuels us is our people. They’re the heart of our company. As an employee, our promise to you is that you’ll work on new and innovative products and solutions, be mentored by managers and teammates who are collaborative, caring, and act with integrity, and have the opportunity to grow in ways that are meaningful to you. Unique and interesting projects – both locally and globally – will challenge you and allow you to pursue different and rewarding career paths.

We are #EnergizedByGrowth.

DFS is part of a legacy of leadership that spans back generations, made up of some of the most trusted, leading-edge brands in the industry. As part of Dover Corporation and with our talented, innovative, outstanding people, we are doing great things and redefining what is possible in fueling and convenience retail. Providing advanced fuel-dispensing equipment, including clean energy solutions, systems and payment, automatic tank gauging and wet stock-management solutions, DFS comprises the product brands of Wayne Fueling Systems, OPW Fuel Management Systems, ClearView, Tokheim, ProGauge, Fairbanks, LIQAL, AvaLAN, and Bulloch Technologies. Headquartered in Austin, TX, DFS has a significant technology development and manufacturing presence worldwide, including facilities in Brazil, China, India, Italy, Poland, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and the United States.



This position reports to the Director, Accounting and Controls and requires a proven financial leader with a 5- to 10-year track record of success providing guidance, analysis, and reporting to DFS worldwide. This position is also responsible for partnering with the global controllership staff and updating the global team on changes to the controllership landscape. The ideal candidate will exhibit a high degree of ethics, detail and organizational aptitude and have the ability to work seamlessly across cultures. The ability to collaborate across all functional areas of the business constructively and efficiently, within a fast-paced, manufacturing-intensive environment is key.


Position Responsibilities:


Reporting to the Director, Accounting and Controls, the Accounting Manager will partner to develop and implement robust procedures that create accurate, timely and relevant financial statements. They will also help manage communications with and between the Dover Corporation’s segment office, operating companies and executive management. They will be accountable to coordinate the submission of month end financials and supplemental information from all regional operations ensuring accuracy, consistency and timeliness. They will work with the shared services team and operating units to drive process improvements across all areas.


•Establish financial processes, including a strong internal control environment to assure the records of the company are in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, Dover accounting manual, and other regulatory requirements, as applicable

•Meet Dover Corporation reporting requirements including monthly reporting, quarterly reporting, year-end and tax reporting, including consolidation and review of financial information from all operating units

•Partner with cross functional teams such as FP&A, Legal, Compliance and drive process improvements

•Perform Balance Sheet reviews, critical controls monitoring and Know Your Entity reviews of entities across our regions

•Assist with special projects on group wide initiatives, Kaizen events, process simplification and Operating Company specific projects as requested

•Be a key partner in implementation of Financial Reporting tool, One Stream and provide support from Controllership function.

•Assist in Transfer Pricing documentation and policy as required   

•Support information requests from Dover and communicate monthly operating results, and strategic initiatives to Dover Corporate as needed

•Partner with DBS Shared Services; drive process improvement in Accounts Receivable, including credit and collection, Accounts Payable and Payroll

•Develop and implement strategies to improve working capital, both within the shared services group, as well as coordinating with the International units; establish processes to manage and review unit working capital initiatives to drive overall improvement in working capital

•Coordinate the submission of monthly statements from the Operating Companies; perform preliminary review for errors, omissions, and ensure properly supported financial statements in compliance with all Dover and SOX standards; support Operating Company management with analysis as needed; maintain appropriate records

•Prepare reports that inform management of Key Financial Metrics; coordinate and consolidate non-financial reports from Operations for consolidated submission of productivity initiatives, governmental surveys, performance metrics and key driver analysis

•Coordination of Tax inputs for Corporate Office

•Provide technical accounting support and guidance to regional financial staffs; ensure Dover initiatives and requirements are communicated to and implemented by regional financial teams

•Complete tasks in accordance with Sarbanes Oxley requirements; assist corporate accounting and coordinate related audits

•Develop and ensure strong relationships with business units, regions and Dover Corporate


Essential Functions:


•Ability to demonstrate flexibility and manage multiple complex projects simultaneously

•Ability and desire to work in a fast-paced team environment

•Excellent communication skills; ability to speak and write clearly and accurately, particularly as it relates to financial concepts

•Ability to travel, domestically and abroad (10%), and to work varied or extended hours

•The ability to perform the essential functions is a requirement of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be used to meet these requirements.


Behavioral Requirements:


•Track record of creating strong partnerships and influencing at all levels of the organization

•Exceptional critical thinking and researching skills; ability to decompose complex problems, prioritize issues and implement sensible solutions

•Excellent organizational, planning, and project management skills

•Self-directed, positive and ethical role model with professional credibility, accountability, and the ability to thrive under pressure

•Demonstrated ability to absorb new concepts, facilitate discussions, lead fellow team members, and guide other departments in delivering the best customer experience

•Communicates issues in advance in order to prevent potential impacts

•Ability to articulate financial concepts to non-finance business partners in a clear and concise manner

•Passionate about quality, performance, reliability, and scalability

•Ability to maintain confidentiality


Qualification Requirements:


•Minimum BS in Accounting, Finance, or other related discipline; MBA a plus

•CPA certification preferred

•Strong knowledge of US GAAP, internal controls and financial reporting required

•5+ years’ experience in professional accounting with proven technical expertise and leadership in driving operational finance standards, processes and procedures

•Strong working knowledge of Longview integrated financial analytic application suite or similar reporting tool

•Expert user of Microsoft Excel and the Microsoft Office Suite

•Experience with Oracle or another modern ERP





Work Arrangement : Hybrid  

We consider several job-related, non-discriminatory factors when determining the pay rate for a position, including, but not limited to, the position’s responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, a candidate’s education/training, the position’s location, and the key skills needed for the position.  Pay is one of the Total Rewards that we provide to compensate and recognize employees for their work.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, colour, 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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This position may be located in: Americas : United States : Texas : Austin

Job Function : Accounting

Nearest Major Market: Austin

Job Segment: Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, ERP, Accounting, Payroll, Finance, Technology

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