Senior Director, Finance

Date: May 20, 2019

Location: Chattanooga, TN, US

Company: Dover Corporation

Environmental Solutions Group encompasses industry-leading brands — Heil Environmental, Marathon, Bayne, The Curotto-Can and 3rdEye – One Vision — 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

ESG is a Dover Corporation operating company. Dover’s commitment to operational and technical excellence makes it the world leader in the Energy, Engineered Systems, Fluids, and Refrigeration & Food Equipment markets. Dover is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under DOV. Learn more at


Operating Company:  Environmental Solutions Group

Location:  Chattanooga, TN

Reports To:  Vice President, Finance And Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Department:  Accounting



Environmental Solutions Group is searching for a Senior Director, Finance located in Chattanooga, Tennessee. This high-profile role, reporting directly to the CFO, will serve as a key member of the management team and be responsible for the financial planning and analysis function as well as other key finance functions. This role will lead the company’s forecasting and financial planning processes, including supporting the development of strategic plan updates, the annual budgeting process, monthly and quarterly rolling forecast updates, monthly and quarterly analysis and special projects. A key aspect of the position will be to provide strategic support to senior management including but not limited to preparing presentations, capital expenditure analysis and new business opportunities. This role will perform complex duties requiring advanced professional experience, leadership skills, knowledge, and competency in areas that go beyond the traditional accounting functions --- a role recognized as a ‘Business Partner’. This function acts as the analytical engine of the company to provide insights and support optimal business decision-making throughout the organization. This position is an excellent career step for a candidate whose long-term goal is to be a CFO, and will provide both challenging and rewarding advancement opportunities to the right candidate.



  • Lead processes to provide monthly and quarterly rolling financial forecasting and the annual operating plan for all business units and consolidated.
  • Run the Environmental Solutions Group monthly and quarterly forecasting and business review process, including review and finalization of forecast and analysis updates to corporate.
  • Enhance the processes and tools used to deliver management reporting to provide relevant, timely financial information to support decision-making, aligned with organizational objectives.
  • Analyze current and past trends in key performance indicators including revenue, cost of sales, expenses, capital expenditures, free cash flow, and other relevant areas.
  • Provide commentary and presentations of financial performance trends and root cause analysis of forecast / plan variances.
  • Continually enhance the use of business intelligence, budgeting, and reporting tools so that relevant financial information is delivered efficiently throughout the organization.
  • Assist CFO and Leadership Team with Environmental Solutions Group’s strategic planning processes and support the development of long-range strategic financial forecasts.
  • Champion working continuous working capital understanding and cash flow forecasting improvement within Environmental Solutions Group.
  • Participate in continuous improvement activities for improved operations of the finance team.
  • Responsible for setting goals for finance team members and evaluating team member performance. Provide feedback to team members regarding performance through daily contact and performance evaluations.
  • Provide mentoring, leadership and development to the finance team.
  • Provide support and training for succession planning in key areas of responsibility.
  • Ad-hoc reporting, analysis, special projects and presentations.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance required; MBA preferred.
  • CPA, CMA or other relevant designation preferred. Candidates currently working towards these designations will receive further consideration.
  • 15 plus years experience in a professional finance/business environment.
  • Business-oriented financial professional.
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills, proven results orientation and ability to deliver quality, on-time results are key.
  • Significant skills in financial modeling.
  • Exercises considerable discretion and independent judgment and handles confidential information.
  • High standards of accuracy and organization.
  • Self-motivated, driven, and sense of urgency.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills.



Builds and Manages Collaborative Relationships

Results Driven

Strong Business Acumen and Sound Judgment



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 : 25866

Nearest Major Market: Chattanooga

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