Dexter Axle

Corporate Controller

Location US-IN-Elkhart
Posted Date 1 month ago(12/21/2021 7:32 AM)
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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 Corporate Controller 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.


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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 Chief Financial Officer, the Corporate Controller is responsible for guiding financial decisions by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing policies and procedures as well as protecting assets by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing internal controls.

  • Manage the treasury and banking, taxation, loans administration and external audits.
  • Oversee the Cost Accounting function of the organization.
  • Monitor and confirm financial conditions by conducting audits; providing information to external auditors.
  • Assist in the preparation of budgets by establishing schedules; collecting, analyzing, and consolidating financial data; recommending plans.
  • Achieve budget objectives by scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions.
  • Provide status of financial condition by collecting, interpreting, and reporting financial data.
  • Prepare special reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
  • Comply with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating future legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; filing financial reports; advising management on needed actions.
  • Prepare financial statements and associated notes on a Generally Accepted Accounting Practices (GAAP) and coordinate with external auditors for timely issuing.
  • Direct financial closings and maintain account reconciliations which support the general ledger.
  • Maintain tax working papers to aid in annual filing.
  • Perform other tasks or duties as assigned.




Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or a comparable discipline and at least 8 year of experience in performing the same or similar job function; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. CPA is preferred but not required. Qualified candidates will have prior experience as a Controller for a mid-sized manufacturing organization as well as be results-oriented, a problem solver, team builder and coach.


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