Dexter Axle

Senior Accountant

1 month ago
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Dexter, the premier supplier and manufacturer of axles, doors, venting products and related components in the utility trailer, boat trailer, recreational vehicle, heavy duty and manufactured housing markets, has an opportunity for a Senior Accountant at our company headquarters in Elkhart, Indiana - conveniently located near Bristol, IN, Mishawaka, IN, Goshen, IN, Middlebury, IN, South Bend, IN, White Pigeon, MI, Three Rivers, MI, Cassopolis, MI, Dowagiac, MI, and Niles, MI.


Dexter is an industry leader with a highly developed distribution network and plants in the states of Indiana, Oklahoma, Georgia, California, Tennessee, Florida, and Texas and in the provinces of Ontario and Alberta in Canada. Dexter has achieved its many years of success through a commitment to the principles of superior quality, continuous improvement, and unparalleled customer service. 


In 2013, Dexter expanded our product offering with the acquisition of Unique Functional Products (UFP), a leading axle manufacturer in the marine industry. In the late 2014, Dexter Axle Company also acquired AL-KO Axis. In 2015 Dexter acquired the Titan Brake and Actuator business. In September 2016, Dexter purchased Rockwell American. In December of 2016, Dexter purchased the heavy duty axle and suspension manufacturing assets of Ingersoll Axles, along with the light duty axle manufacturing assets of Standen’s from the IMT Group. In February of 2017, Dexter purchased the axle, brake and actuation business assets from Tie Down Engineering.  Dexter is well known for providing superior quality, service, and support.


For more information about our company, access Dexter's web site at


Dexter offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits. Dexter’s benefits package includes Health, Dental, Vision, Life, STD, LTD, FSA, HSA, and 401(k) Plan with company contributions.

Position Summary

Reporting to the Accounting Manager, the Senior Accountant implements and coordinates SOX compliance as well as supports Accounting Manager with periodic audits and reporting responsibilities.


Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Coordinates/implements SOX compliance with direction from Global headquarters and Accounting Manager. Provides assistance to internal and external auditors related to periodic SOX audits.
  • Supports income tax filings and responsibilities with external tax preparer.
  • Consolidates balance sheet reconciliations by entity.
  • Organizes and facilitates balance sheet reviews.
  • Organizes and facilitates asset audits.
  • Supports external audits for quarterly/yearly audits.
  • Prepares annual, quarterly, and monthly reports for management and stakeholders.
  • Assists in the month end close process as required.
  • Performs other tasks or duties as assigned.


Position requires a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or comparable discipline and at least 3 years related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience, CPA preferred. Must have previous experience with SOX compliance and have worked with a publicly traded company. Detail oriented and able to work with all levels of the organization.


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