Senior Accountant

Date: Oct 22, 2020

Location: Phoenix, AZ, US, 85034

Company: Dover Corporation

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Our Story<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">:


<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dover Food Retail (DFR) is a leading manufacturer of Display Cases, Specialty Products, Refrigeration Systems, Power Systems and Comprehensive Services; and l<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">eading our industry by Innovating What’s Next in glass doors and intelligent merchandising technologies that keep food safe<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> under brands such as HillPhoenix and Anthony.


<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">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.


<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">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.




<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Job Title:        <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Senior Accountant            

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Location:<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">        Phoenix, AZ             



<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">What we are looking for:


<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">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. 


<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">What you will be responsible for in this role:


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


<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">What are the basic qualifications?



<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">What are the preferred qualifications?


  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Vista experience


<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">To be a great fit for the role:


  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Subscribes to Lean thinking and a strong desire to improve internal processes
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Experience with Vista (or equivalent Construction software) preferred
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Advanced Microsoft Excel and data-mining ability
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Willingness to ‘get hands dirty’ and spend time on plant floor to establish link of physicals to financials
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Prior construction/service accounting experience a plus; willingness to learn a must
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Strong knowledge and experience with inventory accounting or willingness to learn
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Possess a good understanding of US GAAP
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Excellent analytical skills and the ability to resolve complex problems with multiple variables
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">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
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Extended work hours are required during month, quarter and year-end financial closing
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Demonstrates sound analytical depth and technical capability in finance and/or accounting methods, with the ability <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">to multi-task and take ownership on tasks through completion
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Excellent communication and interpersonal relationship skills
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Advanced computer skills in Microsoft Excel, Power Query, Power BI, Access, Oracle, or SQL a plus


<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">How We Define Our Values and Why You Should Join Our Team:


<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">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.

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">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.


  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Collaborative Entrepreneurial Spirit
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winning Through Customers
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Respects and Values People
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Expectations for Results
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High Ethical Standards, Openness, and Trust


<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">What’s in it for you?<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">


  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">401k Retirement Plan
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Flexible Spending
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Paid Holidays







<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">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.


<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">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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