Specialist, Tax Center of Excellence

Website DoverCorp Dover Business Services

Summary Description:

Dover Business Services (DBS) is looking for talented Tax Center of Excellence Specialist to join our new shared service center in Cebu, Philippines. Working within an emerging shared services organization, the Tax Center of Excellence Specialist is responsible for delivering timely and quality service to internal stakeholders and Dover suppliers, as measured by service level agreements and key performance indicators.  As a Tax Center of Excellence Specialist you will be responsible for operational processing to include data collection and management, account reconciliation and tracking of correspondence. 

This is an exciting opportunity to gain exposure to a diverse portfolio of businesses across the manufacturing industry, and gain cross-functional experience in an entrepreneurial, team oriented-environment.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Analyzes, reviews, interprets and validates the data supplied by the Business Unit and/or Financial Systems for the tax relevant financial, internal and external reporting requirements
  • Lead/assist with tax process improvements projects, which may include software implementation, automation, or workpaper improvement and ongoing continuous process improvement.
  • Identify or recommend process improvements and collaborate with other functions to align processes as necessary (i.e. with accounts receivable or accounts payable team)
  • Report to stakeholders on the progress of projects and other concerns
  • Assist in evaluating, implementing and maintaining emerging tax technologies
  • Help develop and deliver end user training and maintain user documentation of all trainings in latest technologies
  • Maintain tax automation and reporting tools
  • Maintain productivity and meet service level agreements in a complex environment, including working with and referencing data in taxation systems
  • Interact with stakeholders, customers, suppliers and internal teams in a courteous and responsible manner, to resolve issues, concerns and provide updates on projects
  • Interact with taxing authorities to gather information necessary for tax compliance requirements and other concerns
  • Assist with other projects or duties as assigned, including continuous improvement efforts 


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Management or related field. 
  • At least 2 years of experience in Taxation or related field
  • Working knowledge in International Indirect Taxation (Sales +VAT) is an advantage
  • Previous experience in maintaining emerging tax technologies, troubleshooting tax technology problems and composition of tax written advice
  • Proficient computer skills including excellent Microsoft Excel experience (SharePoint a plus)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, high volume environment while remaining organized with strict attention to detail
  • Ability to meet deadlines and produce accurate results
  • High level of customer focus and ability to maintain a positive attitude at all times
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast paced environment
  • Self-directed, positive and ethical role model able to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to maintain a professional demeanor at all times with customer and coworkers; fully observe Dover’s Code of Ethical Conduct, Employee Handbook “Personal Conduct of Employees” policies and ISO Quality System Standards


Dover Business Services (DBS) is an independent business to business service provider within Dover Corporation, a diversified global manufacturer with annual revenues of $7.5 billion. DBS is accountable for delivering selected transactional services in Accounting and Finance to the entire organization. With locations in Cebu, Philippines; Suzhou China; and Bucharest, Romania, DBS centers operate across the globe to maximize service to our operating companies (OpCos).

Dover Corporation deliver’s innovative equipment and components, specialty systems and support services through four major operating segments: Energy, Engineered Systems, Fluids, and Refrigeration & Food Equipment. Dover combines global scale with operational agility to lead the markets we serve. Recognized for our entrepreneurial approach for nearly 60 years, our team of over 27,000 employees takes an ownership mindset, collaborating with customers to redefine what’s possible. Headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois, Dover trades on the New York Stock Exchange under “DOV.”

To apply for this job please visit careers.dovercorporation.com.

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