Manager, Tax Reporting

Date: Mar 1, 2021

Location: Downers Grove, IL, US

Company: Dover Corporation

Dover is a diversified global manufacturer with annual revenue of over $7 billion. We deliver innovative equipment and components, specialty systems, consumable supplies, 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 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." Additional information is available at dovercorporation.com. 


The Manager of Tax Reporting is responsible for assisting with the tax provision under ASC 740. The position will report to the Senior Manager of Tax Reporting.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage the documentation and gather support for quarterly reporting 
  • Manage the documentation and accounting for uncertainty in income taxes
  • Manage the SOX review and ensure proper controls are documented
  • Assist and train accounting personnel within the company on proper accounting for income taxes under U.S. GAAP
  • Optimize tax systems to utilize software enhancements and capabilities



  • Demonstrated leadership skills with multinational teams, including the ability to work effectively across cultures.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment with various styles
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks, adjusting priorities when appropriate
  • Intellectually agile enough to be comfortable in participative problem-solving environments with executive and other senior management
  • Business and bottom-line focused, results oriented with a demonstrated ability to initiate, lead, and successfully conclude change
  • Experienced and comfortable with analysis and reporting utilizing accounting and tax software, databases and Excel spreadsheets. Experience with Longview Consolidations and Longview Tax provision a plus
  • Extensive knowledge of tax laws and regulations and research tools
  • Strong understanding of tax accounting and tax compliance.
  • Career focused, self-motivated, and energetic with a strong work ethic
  • Candor, impeccable honesty and integrity
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal. and written communication skills with the ability to frame communications appropriate to audience



  • Bachelor's degree with emphasis in Accounting, Tax, or equivalent 
  • The ideal candidate will have 5+ years of tax planning and compliance experience with progressively responsible roles focused on federal and/or international tax research, planning, compliance, and audit management
  • Preferred CPA and Masters in Tax or Accounting
  • Career experiences from: (a) Public accounting with a large firm and attainment of increasing levels of responsibility; or (b) Corporate taxation and, ideally, US-based multinational experience in a manufacturing environment with increasing levels of responsibility in the tax area
  • Hands on experiences researching and documenting complex tax issues, implementing tax savings strategies, and analyzing volumes of financial information, creating financial reports, etc
  • Experience in a broad range of tax areas is ideal

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 : Illinois : Downers Grove

Sub Division : Dover Corporation

Job Requisition ID : 34528

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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