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Accountant

Date: Mar 1, 2021

Location: The Woodlands, TX, US, 77380

Company: Dover Corporation

Dover Precision Components delivers performance-critical solutions for rotating and reciprocating machinery across the oil & gas, power generation, marine, industrial, chemical and general processing markets. Comprising the Waukesha Bearings, Bearings Plus, Inpro/Seal and Cook Compression brands, our portfolio includes hydrodynamic bearings, active magnetic bearings, system and bearing protection, and reciprocating compressor valves, sealing technologies, pistons, rods and more. Each solution is custom-engineered to provide optimum efficiency, reliability and productivity, and backed by comprehensive aftermarket services. Dover Precision Components serves its global customer base through facilities in North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East, as well as technical sales representatives around the world. Dover Precision Components is part of Dover Corporation’s Fluids segment.

Summary:

The Dover Precision Components (DPC) Accountant is responsible for ensuring accurate financial records are maintained to ensure compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).  The role will support the Assistant Controller and coordinate with key stakeholders such as Site Finance Managers and Internal Controls Manager.  The incumbent will be the primary point of contact between Dover Business Services (DBS), Dover’s shared service organization and the Operating Company, DPC. The Accountant will act as a technical coach to the Junior Accountant.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Accurately prepare assigned general ledger entries, maintain detailed records/support and prepare account reconciliations as assigned.
  • Responsible for managing assigned areas of the month-end, quarter-end and year-end closing processes. 
  • Apply technical knowledge and judgement to manage special projects as required.
  • Independently evaluate, recommend, and implement changes in methods and procedures to improve the efficiency of the accounting department in a continuous improvement environment.
  • Assist with maintaining procedures and controls are operating as designed to comply with Dover Core Internal Controls (CIC), internal/external audits and with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX). 
  • Build and maintain relationship with DBS and business stakeholders acting as an escalation point to resolve any complex discrepancies.
  • Support the Junior Accountant providing a primary point of contact on complex accounting matters.
  • Responsible for representing the Accounting department in special projects as assigned

 

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to perform with limited supervision making use of experience and judgement.
  • Ability to adopt new challenging directions and influence others to follow.
  • Ability to build & maintain relationships at all levels.
  • Ability to work independently under time constraints and to daily deadlines.
  • Strong communication, problem solving and analytical skills.
  • High attention to detail with an eye for accuracy.
  • Prior experience working with an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system such as Syteline, Oracle etc. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.

 

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance related field required.
  • Minimum 2 years of accounting experience
  • The ideal candidate has obtained or is pursuing a CPA certification

 


Working Conditions:

General Office. Travel, including overnight, approximately 0-5%.

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 : Texas : The Woodlands

Sub Division : Corporate Office - E1817

Job Requisition ID : 34039


Nearest Major Market: Houston

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