Sr. Manager, Finance Systems

Date: Feb 10, 2021

Location: Downers Grove, IL, US

Company: Dover Corporation

<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Dover is a diversified global manufacturer with annual revenue of over $7 billion. We deliver innovative equipment and components, specialty systems, consumable supplies, 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 approximately 24,000 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. 

JOB SUMMARY:  In this role you will lead the design, implementation, and sustainability of the global financial systems and collaborate with our technology team to realize them within our core systems. To accomplish this, you will partner with the IT Business Relationship Manager and collaborate with internal stakeholders and external sources to identify and satisfy the current and future financial system demands of our fast-paced, high-growth organization. The Financial Systems Senior Manager position is a full-time role located in Downers Grove, Il and reports to the Corporate Assistant Controller.



  • Develop the financial systems strategy and roadmap to ensure dynamic, scalable, and sustainable solutions.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with stakeholders of all levels throughout finance (accounting, FP&A, audit, etc.) to understand and support their financial systems needs
  • Oversee, lead and manage a team of 2 - 3 in the US along with a team of 10 in Cebu, Philippines
  • Continually evaluate and capitalize on opportunities to fully leverage team in Cebu, Philippines to drive efficiencies, reduce risk and improve customer service
  • Maintain a prioritized backlog of finance system projects/changes, drive prioritization at meetings, and communicate backlogs and schedules to stakeholders
  • Lead the business-side implementation of projects in partnership with IT in line with the transformation plan and key business-as-usual initiatives.
  • Provide, evaluate, and prioritize business requirements and ensure collaboration with IT, Finance and other business stakeholders to provide comprehensive solutions.
  • Identify and drive initiatives to further leverage financial systems, streamline process flows, and craft systematic methods for efficient data analysis and processing, reporting, and analysis of historical, current positions, and predictive future performance.
  • Ensure overall stability of system infrastructure including development of change management protocols, improvements to metadata creation and maintenance procedures, and system access control methodologies.
  • Ensure compliance with security access controls and change management procedures, in compliance with SOX requirements and Company policies.



  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in accounting or finance; additional degree in information systems is strongly preferred
  • 10+ years of diverse accounting, finance, and information systems experience required
  • Expertise in implementing financial systems, project management, and process improvement methodologies
  • Strong leadership, team building and project management skills
  • CPA preferred
  • Experience working in other large Fortune 500 companies with complex financial systems environments is preferred
  • General knowledge in coding (ex. HTML, Java, Python, SQL)
  • High-energy, adaptive, collaborative and responsive work style; ability to work in a fast-paced, complex and dynamic work environment with poise and professionalism
  • Results oriented with a customer-service mindset and approach
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Solid organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Familiarity and working knowledge of Cadency, Oracle and Longview would be beneficial, but is not required

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 : Illinois : Downers Grove

Sub Division : Dover Corporation

Job Requisition ID : 35023

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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