Senior Financial Accountant

Date: Sep 23, 2022

Location: Chattanooga, TN, US

Company: Dover Corporation

Environmental Solutions Group encompasses industry-leading brands — Heil Environmental, Marathon, Bayne, The Curotto-Can, 3rd Eye, and Soft-Pak — to create a premier, fully integrated equipment group serving the solid waste and recycling industry. Through extensive voice-of-customer outreach, in-house engineering and manufacturing capabilities, a wide-reaching service network, and proven industry expertise, Environmental Solutions Group is focused on solving customer problems through environmentally responsible products and providing world-class support.  For more information, visit


ESG is a Dover Corporation operating company. 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 with operational agility to lead the markets we serve. Recognized for our entrepreneurial approach for over 60 years, our team of over 23,000 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." Additional information is available at



Operating Company:  Environmental Solutions Group

Location:  Chattanooga, TN

Reports to:  Corporate Controller

Department:  Finance



The Senior Financial Accountant’s responsibilities will include maintaining financial records, reports, performing account reconciliations, and assisting with close processes. This position will assist the Corporate Controller with auditing, maintaining, improving, and implementing processes to comply and report in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and company policies.  The Senior Financial Accountant will coordinate with the Corporate Controller and Dover Business Systems, Dover’s finance shared service organization, as needed and act as an internal escalation point for cash processing, Record to Report, and P-Card administration. This position will be responsible to lead weekly calls for resolving processing errors and process improvements relating to the procure to pay cycle. The Senior Financial Accountant will coordinate with Corporate Controller to assist Dover’s Tax Team to complete schedules, returns and payments for annual income tax and unclaimed property reporting.



General Ledger and Shared Service Liaison:

  • Prepare general ledger entries, maintain detailed records, and support and prepare account reconciliations as assigned.
  • Assist with routine updates of general ledger estimates and liability true-ups.
  • Assist with routine monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting schedules.
  • Assist with updates of policies, procedures, and SOX documentation.
  • Collaborate with Dover Business Systems and within business stakeholders as an escalation point to help investigate and resolve discrepancies with incoming and outgoing transaction files.
  • Assist in coordination of fixed asset management processes.
  • Coordinate the completion of audits with internal and external auditors.
  • Assist with routine follow-up with control owners on remediation of control findings.
  • Assist with documenting quarterly reviews of user access and segregation of duties.
  • Assist with documenting the review of service organization control reports.
  • Perform audits and reviews of documented policies, procedures or SOX controls as identified.
  • Perform audit and reviews of balance sheet reconciliations.

Tax Administration:

  • Support third party tax Preparer to ensure tax liabilities are reported accurately and timely.
  • Communicate unreconciled transactions and discrepancies internally for further support or remediation.
  • Research sales tax questions and validate systems record and report sales tax appropriately.
  • Manage sales tax audits.
  • Coordinate with AP, AR, and Dover’s Tax Team regarding transactions to be reported as unclaimed property.
  • Prepare schedules for quarterly and annual income tax reporting requirements.
  • Complete filings and schedules for property taxes, business licenses, business annual reports, and census reports.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, or related field.
  • 2-5 years’ experience in Accounting, preferably in a manufacturing environment.
  • 2-5 years’ experience in preparing and auditing financial statements.
  • Experience in Accounts Receivable, General Ledger Accounting, Sales, and Income Taxes.
  • Experience with creating and/or processing daily entries and reports.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of accounting processes and cycles.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products and ERP systems.
  • Familiarity with accounting, audit and corporate finance principles and procedures.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize and organize efficiently.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong organizational skills, keeps timelines and meets deadlines.
  • High attention to detail, ensures accuracy in completion of work.
  • Ability to communicate and build relationships throughout the organization.
  • Excellent communicator including facilitation, verbal, and written skills.



Builds and Manages Collaborative Relationships

Results Driven

Strong Business Acumen and Sound Judgment



Ethics and Work Standards: Maintain the highest ethical and work standards, while promoting the same attributes in co-workers and others.  Ensure that all business activities – with both internal and external customers – to be performed with a professional demeanor and that all participants be held accountable to this high standard.

Communication:  Expresses thoughts clearly, both orally and in writing, using good grammar. Presents concise, well-organized reports in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.  Listens to understand input, feedback, and concerns.  Provides complete information in an open, honest, and straightforward manner.  Responds promptly and positively to questions and requests.

Teamwork and Relationships:  Works with other employees willingly and in a spirit of cooperation and teamwork.  Supports cooperation.  Demonstrates a commitment to the entire business and is supportive of all initiatives (company and departmental) to help grow Environmental Solutions Group business in the United States and abroad.  Cooperates fully with others to achieve organizational goals. Is tactful, courteous, and considerate.  Embraces a positive outlook.  Is respected and trusted by others.

Continual Improvement and Problem Resolution: Identifies and communicates suggestions for work improvements.  Uses technical and analytical abilities to assure existing work practices are the most efficient and cost effective possible. Performs root-cause analysis and implements viable, permanent solutions to problems.  Works with both internal and external customers to develop solutions which meet company-wide needs and objectives.  Applies a sense of urgency to resolve problems or creates opportunities that will increase productivity and create value.  Shares best practices with other employees across the business.

Accountability:  Accepts responsibility and accessibility for both the strategic planning and the successful implementation of all projects, programs, and duties as outlined in this job description. Advises supervisor of concerns, problems, and progress of work in a timely manner.


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.

This position may be located in: Americas : United States : Tennessee : Chattanooga

Sub Division : Chattanooga

Job Requisition ID : 40762

Nearest Major Market: Chattanooga

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