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Senior Accountant


South Chesterfield, VA, US, 23834

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 Climate and Sustainability Technologies 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:        Richmond, VA             



What we are looking for:


We are looking for a Senior Accountant who will be responsible for supporting our Dover Food Retail accounting functions performing a variety of routine and non-routine accounting functions. This position will require a significant focus on maintaining the general ledger accounts in accordance with GAAP regulations, account reconciliations and analyses, and assisting in the year-end audit process. In addition, responsibility for tracking and reporting of capital expenditures. The successful candidate will also be responsible for supporting key activities that relate to month, quarterly, year-end closing, account reconciliations and auditing.


What you will be responsible for in this role:

  • Prepare and complete month-end journal entries.
  • Assist in the analysis and validation of our financial results.
  • Assist with the development and maintenance of cost standards for inventory.
  • Ensure accurate quantity and valuation of inventory and cost of sales.
  • Track and report on capital expenditures.
  • Support AR and AP accounting functions.
  • Respond to internal and external requests, including working with auditors.
  • Ensure compliance with internal controls and accounting policies for assigned duties.
  • Coordinate with FP&A team for budget development and monitoring.
  • Investigate and resolve accounting issues when they arise.
  • Collaborate/Engage with other cross-functional teams.
  • Prepare monthly reconciliations ensuring accuracy in reporting and ledger maintenance.
  • Performs other duties and prepare various ad hoc reports as assigned or needed.


What are the basic qualifications?


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting & Finanace
  • At least 2 years of general ledger accounting or public accounting audit experience


What are the preferred qualifications?


  • Oracle experience preferred.
  • CPA or CPA candidate preferred.
  • Experience supporting a manufacturing environment preferred.


To be a great fit for this role: 


  • 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 wotk hours are requireddependingon acitvity, especially 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 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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