Senior Accountant

Date: Mar 1, 2021

Location: Phoenix, AZ, US, 85034

Company: Dover Corporation

Our Story:


Dover Food Retail (DFR) is a leading manufacturer of Display Cases, Specialty Products, Refrigeration Systems, Power Systems and Comprehensive Services; and leading our industry by Innovating What’s Next in glass doors and intelligent merchandising technologies that keep food safe under brands such as HillPhoenix and Anthony.


DFR is part of the Refrigeration and Food Equipment segment of the Dover Corporation® (NYSE: DOV). Dover is a diversified global manufacturer with annual revenues in excess of $7 billion.


DFR is built on creativity and customer-centric innovation delivered by people invigorated by a strong sense of responsibility to help our customers win in their marketplaces. The relationships we build with our customers are as important to our success as the products we manufacture. This collaborative environment delivers FRESH THINKING, reassuring our customers that they choose the best when they choose to work with the people of Dover Food Retail.




Job Title:        Senior Accountant            

Location:        Phoenix, AZ             



What we are looking for:


The Senior Accountant will maintain the integrity of the General Ledger through thorough and timely processing of monthly journal postings and reconciliations in accordance with GAAP, Dover Accounting Policies and non-routine accounting. This position will require a significant focus on general ledger accounting, financial statements, policies and controls, process and efficiency programs, analyzing cost records, expenditures, an integral part of the month-end close process, completing all required schedules, consolidations and uploads. This position will also perform some plant job-costing for two product lines on a weekly basis and will help develop and enforce effective controls and policies to drive accurate and timely reporting. 


What you will be responsible for in this role:


  • Oversee general accounting transactions and maintain integrity of General Ledger accounts through periodic review
  • Work with other affiliated locations to ensure timely and accurate intercompany transactions are recorded
  • Prepare and maintain accurate and timely prepaid and accrual accounts
  • Prepare weekly job-cost reporting
  • Prepare and post month-end sales and cost journal entries
  • Prepare month-end journal entries with required back up as well as prepare and maintain accurate and timely prepaid and accrual accounts
  • Prepare intuitive and concise monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Drive inventory accuracy through development and enforcement of effective and thorough accounting controls and policies
  • Develop and maintain monthly analytics to provide transparency to plant costs, including direct material, direct labor, indirect labor, freight, warranty and commissions
  • Perform ad-hoc analysis and other accounting, financial, or administrative tasks as necessary
  • Assist in the creation and distribution of monthly close deliverables and supporting schedules
  • Codes invoices and vouchers with proper account distribution and works with other affiliated locations to ensure timely and accurate intercompany transactions are recorded
  • Support AR and AP accounting functions
  • Investigate and troubleshoot accounting issues when needed. Lead and/or represent Finance in discussions on various issues
  • Evaluates business changes and implements updated control mechanisms as needed to establish policies and procedures in order to maintain better internal controls
  • Participates in providing schedules, data, and information to auditors for the Sarbanes- Oxley and financial audits


What are the basic qualifications?



What are the preferred qualifications?


  • Vista experience


To be a great fit for the role:


  • Subscribes to Lean thinking and a strong desire to improve internal processes
  • Experience with Vista (or equivalent Construction software) preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel and data-mining ability
  • Willingness to ‘get hands dirty’ and spend time on plant floor to establish link of physicals to financials
  • Prior construction/service accounting experience a plus; willingness to learn a must
  • Strong knowledge and experience with inventory accounting or willingness to learn
  • Possess a good understanding of US GAAP
  • Excellent analytical skills and the ability to resolve complex problems with multiple variables
  • Must be an experienced user of Microsoft Office software, budgeting, financial reporting and general ledger software, also be willing and capable of learning new systems and tools
  • Extended work hours are required during month, quarter and year-end financial closing
  • Demonstrates sound analytical depth and technical capability in finance and/or accounting methods, with the ability to multi-task and take ownership on tasks through completion
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal relationship skills
  • Advanced computer skills in Microsoft Excel, Power Query, Power BI, Access, Oracle, or SQL a plus


How We Define Our Values and Why You Should Join Our Team:


The backbone behind our collection of outstanding businesses is a team of dedicated employees who protect and enhance our valued reputation for quality and delivering what we promise. It’s our values that define Dover to all of our key audiences: our shareholders, customers, prospective employees and especially to ourselves.

These values must be expressed in our work and embody our actions, as they form the basis by which we do our jobs, make decisions and measure our performance. It’s our unwavering commitment to maintaining our values that defines who we are as a Company.


  • Collaborative Entrepreneurial Spirit
  • Winning Through Customers
  • Respects and Values People
  • Expectations for Results
  • High Ethical Standards, Openness, and Trust


What’s in it for you?


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Flexible Spending
  • Paid Holidays







The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.  Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.


Dover Food Retail is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination based on 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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