Corporate Controller, Chattanooga, TN

Date: Jul 23, 2021

Location: Chattanooga, TN, US

Company: Dover Corporation

Environmental Solutions Group encompasses industry-leading brands — Heil Environmental, Marathon, Bayne, The Curotto-Can, 3rd Eye, and Soft-Pak — to create a premier, fully integrated equipment group serving the solid waste and recycling industry. Through extensive voice-of-customer outreach, in-house engineering and manufacturing capabilities, a wide-reaching service network, and proven industry expertise, Environmental Solutions Group is focused on solving customer problems through environmentally responsible products and providing world-class support.  For more information, visit www.doveresg.com.


ESG is a Dover Corporation operating company. Dover is a diversified global manufacturer and solutions provider with annual revenue of approximately $7 billion. We deliver innovative equipment and components, consumable supplies, aftermarket parts, software and digital solutions, and support services through five operating segments: Engineered Products, Fueling Solutions, Imaging & Identification, Pumps & Process Solutions and Refrigeration & Food Equipment. Dover combines global scale with operational agility to lead the markets we serve. Recognized for our entrepreneurial approach for over 60 years, our team of over 23,000 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." Additional information is available at dovercorporation.com.



Operating Company:  Environmental Solutions Group
Location:  Chattanooga, TN
Reports to: VP, Finance and Chief Financial Officer
Department:  Finance                                                                                                     



The Corporate Controller for Environmental Solutions Group reports to the Chief Financial Officer, and is responsible for shaping and managing accounting and financial reporting processes, financial controls and accounting policy. Key responsibilities include managing and coordinating the preparation of a detailed set of financial statements with full reconciliations each month, ensuring compliance with all group reporting requirements and all local reporting requirements.



  • The Corporate Controller reports to the Chief Financial Officer and has responsibility for a corporate finance team that currently includes a Financial Accounting Manager, a Staff Accountant, two Financial Accountants, a Credit Manager and Credit and Collections team.
  • Manage the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements, ensuring robust and comprehensive review and reconciliation processes, while meeting all internal and group reporting deadlines.
  • Development and execution of accounting practices in accordance with GAAP and corporate policies and procedures to ensure effective internal controls.
  • Utilize Internal Audit processes and other measures to ensure internal control systems are functioning effectively as required. Review and recommend improvements to corporate compliance policies, and work to ensure that financial risk is minimized throughout the organization.
  • Continuously evaluate system flows, emphasizing continuous improvement in business processes and building controls into processes through the use of lean enterprise activities.
  • Coordinate external and parent company internal audit visits, working efficiently to satisfy all audit requirements.
  • Supervision and development of direct reports.
  • Participate in special projects.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, a CPA or CMA or equivalent experience.
  • A minimum of 10+ years of strong technical accounting experience.
  • 3+ years of staff leadership/supervision, and strong capability to manage, motivate and mentor a team in an environment of continuous improvement.
  • Large public company experience is essential, particularly in a corporate/divisional office responsible for financial reporting in a multi-site manufacturing environment.
  • Experience of managing the compliance framework for a strong internal controls environment, including Sarbanes- Oxley compliance, is essential.
  • Experience of financial reporting for foreign locations is desirable.
  • Exceptional analytical and problem solving abilities.
  • Strong verbal/written communication skills, proven results orientation and ability to deliver quality, on-time results are key.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and experience of ERP and financial reporting systems e.g. Hyperion is essential.



Attract, Develop and Retain Talent

Builds and Manages Collaborative Relationships

Change Leadership



Ethics and Work Standards: Maintain the highest ethical and work standards, while promoting the same attributes in co-workers and others.  Ensure that all business activities – with both internal and external customers – to be performed with a professional demeanor and that all participants be held accountable to this high standard.

Communication:  Expresses thoughts clearly, both orally and in writing, using good grammar. Presents concise, well organized reports in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.  Listens to understand input, feedback and concerns.  Provides complete information in an open, honest and straightforward manner.  Responds promptly and positively to questions and requests.

Teamwork and Relationships:  Works with other employees willingly and in a spirit of cooperation and teamwork.  Supports cooperation.  Demonstrates a commitment to the entire business and is supportive of all initiatives (company and departmental) to help grow Environmental Solutions Group business in the United States and abroad.  Cooperates fully with others to achieve organizational goals. Is tactful, courteous, and considerate.  Embraces a positive outlook.  Is respected and trusted by others.

Continual Improvement and Problem Resolution: Identifies and communicates suggestions for work improvements.  Uses technical and analytical abilities to assure existing work practices are the most efficient and cost effective possible. Performs root-cause analysis and implements viable, permanent solutions to problems.  Works with both internal and external customers to develop solutions which meet company-wide needs and objectives.  Applies a sense of urgency to resolve problems or creates opportunities that will increase productivity and create value.  Shares best practices with other employees across the business.

Accountability:  Accepts responsibility and accessibility for both the strategic planning and the successful implementation of all projects, programs, and duties as outlined in this job description. Advises supervisor of concerns, problems and progress of work in a timely manner.

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.

This position may be located in: Americas : United States : Tennessee : Chattanooga

Sub Division : Chattanooga

Job Requisition ID : 32232

Nearest Major Market: Chattanooga

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