Dexter Axle

  • Financial Analyst

    Location US-IN-Elkhart
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/30/2018 11:20 AM)
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  • Overview

    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 Financial Analyst 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 has been a leading manufacturer of trailer axles, brakes and actuation, along with entrance door and venting products for over 50 years serving the utility trailer, recreational vehicle, heavy duty, manufactured housing, agricultural, marine, and specialty markets. Dexter is headquartered in Elkhart, Indiana employing over 2,800 people and operating 18 manufacturing facilities in the U.S. and Canada (Indiana, Georgia, Oklahoma, California, Tennessee, Texas, Florida, Utah, Ontario, and Alberta). Dexter has achieved its many years of success through a commitment to the principles of superior quality, continuous improvement, and unparalleled customer service. Dexter is a wholly owned subsidiary of DexKo Global, Inc.


    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 Plant Controller, this position provides finance and accounting support for all aspects of plant financial reporting and analysis.  Initially, the position will be based at one of our plants in Indiana. The position would likely shift to a role at our Corporate Headquarters in Elkhart, IN at some point. 


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Perform sales mix, margin and profitability analysis.
    • Perform Bill of Material audits to ensure inventory accuracy.
    • Lead and perform time studies to improve standard routing accuracy.
    • Perform freight analysis to ensure minimization of freight costs.
    • Perform analysis of scrap transactions to identify root cause.
    • Assist with cycle counts and provide analysis of results to improve inventory accuracy.
    • Provide analysis of spending to identify focus areas and assist with cost minimization.
    • Track capital spending with comparisons to budget and project costs.
    • Monitor and reconcile unvouchered liabilities and vendor returns.


    Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance.   We are seeking December 2018 or May 2019 graduates for this opportunity.  We are seeking candidates with initiative and the desire to develop into leadership roles within our company in the future.


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