Senior Cost Accountant

Date: Feb 10, 2021

Location: Tulsa, OK, US, 74137

Company: Dover Corporation

“TWG” is the group name we use to refer to the industry’s foremost producers of quality winches, hoists, gear drives and electronic monitoring systems for global industrial applications.  The seven brands comprising TWG include Tulsa Winch, Rufnek, Greer, dp Winch, Gear Products, Pullmaster and LANTEC.  Operating from the Jenks, Oklahoma facility are the Tulsa Winch, Rufnek, Greer, dp Winch and Gear Products brands with Pullmaster and LANTEC brands operating from the Surrey, British Columbia, Canada.

By drawing upon the talent of our dedicated employees and the strengths of these brands, TWG has become known around the world for providing innovative products and solutions designed and manufactured to high quality standards and delivered to our customers on time.  The products and solutions produced by TWG find their way into diverse applications including onshore oil and gas, the utility industry, commercial and governmental towing and recovery, construction and offshore cranes, marine applications including fishing and cargo handling, forestry and mining applications and a myriad of other construction applications.

We feel that our success is directly attributable to the creativity, commitment and enthusiasm of our employees.

This position is responsible to develop, manage, and maintain the data, information, transactions, processes, systems, and reporting related to the organization’s product costs, manufacturing costs, inventory valuation, and revenue recognition across all locations.  Responsible for carrying out complex analysis and tasks under minimal supervision while interacting with departments and functions across the entire organization.


Essential Responsibilities:  

  • Responsible for developing, maintaining, and updating standard costs including material costs, standard hours, labor & overhead rates.
  • Evaluate cost variances, identify root causes, and recommend corrective actions.
  • Ensure accuracy and consistency of product costs.  Make recommendations on improving the accuracy and efficiency of product costs.
  • Prepares gross margin analysis and report actual financial performance versus budgets and forecasts. Provides analysis on risks and opportunities and supports analysis on corrective actions.
  • Continually evaluates financial processes to identify and implement continuous process improvements to reduce costs and improve efficiency, both in support of operations and with financial processes. Serve as financial lead and product cost expert.
  • Serve as finance lead for new product introductions and engineering stage-gate reviews.  Support development of business plans and complete required financial analysis.
  • Prepare cost estimates for sales quotes as needed.
  • Prepare capital investment requests and supporting financial models to evaluate project profitability, payback, and return on investment.
  • Monthly duties as assigned, including but not limited to inventory valuation and posting cycle count adjustments.
  • This position is also responsible for, with authority to follow ISO procedures, initiate action to prevent problems, document quality problems, contribute to problem solutions, verify implementation of solutions, control further processing when a problem is identified, protect the environment, including preventing pollution, analyzing or identifying areas for correction or improvement.



Required: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field, at least 5 years of successful cost accounting experience in a manufacturing and Continuous Improvement environment and/or equivalent successful combination of education and experience.  Demonstrated understanding of U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

Preferred: Master’s degree in Business, Management, Engineering or related field, 10 or more years successful experience in a manufacturing and Continuous Improvement environment.  Certified Management Accountant (CMA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), or similar/equivalent professional certification.


Top Leadership Competencies – This position must consistently strive for continual improvement with the following behaviors found in Dover’s Leadership Competencies.   The following are the top 3 leadership competencies required for this position.


Preferred characteristics, competencies and capabilities:

  • Proficiency using the Company’s Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software, communication systems, computer systems, software systems, operating systems, including but not limited to Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, Excel and other related programs.
  • Strong history of applying continuous improvement concepts and tools
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

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.


Nearest Major Market: Tulsa
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma