Sr Manager, Accounting

Date: Jun 6, 2021

Location: Austin, US, 78728

Company: Dover Corporation

Job Requisition ID: 36255 

Department: Finance (DEPT_FIN) 


Dover Fueling Solutions (DFS), comprised of the most trusted names in the fuel industry, are global leaders in driving innovation for over 100 years. DFS, the industry's 1st end-to-end fueling solution, provides advanced fuel-dispensing equipment, including systems and payment, automatic tank gauging and wet stock-management solutions. The DFS business is comprised of industry leading brands including Tokheim, Wayne Fueling Systems, Fairbanks, ProGauge, ClearView and OPW Fuel Management Systems. We lead every market we serve with focused expertise, progressive thinking and customer-inspired innovation in order to push the boundaries of performance for our customers and shareholders. To learn more about DFS, visit www.doverfuelingsolutions.com. DFS is part of the Fluids segment of Dover Corporation (NYSE: DOV).


This position reports to the Director, Global Controller 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 Global Controller, the Assistant Controller 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 segment office, operating companies and executive management. They will be accountable to coordinate the submission of month end financials and supplemental information from all global operations with a strong focus on continuous improvement. They will work with the shared services team and operating units to drive working capital improvement.


  • 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
  • Support information requests from Dover and communicate monthly operating results, and strategic initiatives to Dover Fluid management as needed
  • Partner with Financial 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 support and coaching to global financial staffs; ensure Dover initiatives and requirements are communicated to and implemented by global financial teams
  • Complete tasks in accordance with Sarbanes Oxley requirements; assist corporate accounting and coordinate related audits
  • Assist with special projects on group wide initiatives, Kaizen events, process simplification and Operating Company specific projects as requested
  • Develop and ensure strong relationships with global 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 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 preferred
  • CPA certification required
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP, internal controls and financial reporting required
  • 8+ years’ experience in professional accounting with proven technical expertise and leadership in driving operational finance standards, processes and procedures
  • Strong working knowledge of Khalix 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


This description is not intended to be an all-inclusive account of every job function. The Company retains the exclusive right to exercise the customary functions of management to determine and modify position descriptions, position functions, position evaluations, and position classifications.  The employee is expected to adhere to all policies and to act as a role model in the adherence to all policies. 


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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