Finance Director

Date: Oct 12, 2021

Location: Grand Rapids city, MI, US, 49503

Company: Dover Corporation

PSG is a global pump and dispensing solution expert and leading manufacturer of pumps, systems and related flow-control technology for the safe and efficient transfer of critical and valuable fluids and materials. Headquartered in Oakbrook Terrace, IL, USA, PSG is comprised of several world-class brands, including Abaque™, All-Flo, Almatec®, Blackmer®, Ebsray®, EnviroGear®, Griswold®, Hydro Systems, Mouvex®, Neptune™, Quattroflow™ and Wilden®. PSG products are manufactured on three continents, North America, Europe and Asia, in state-of-the-art facilities that practice lean manufacturing and are ISO-certified. PSG is part of the Pumps and Process Solutions segment of Dover Corporation. For additional information on PSG, please visit psgdover.com. PSG: Where Innovation Flows.
We are an organization on the move, always looking for talented and ambitious people with a desire to help us grow our business. We thrive on winning and being number one. PSG offers a unique combination of the both small company atmosphere: with an ownership mindset that allows you to make close-to-the-customer decisions; an innovative approach in seeing beyond what is possible today and entrepreneurial spirit in the pursuit of new opportunities;  combined with benefits of a large company’s scale, tools, career planning and financial strength of Dover. Join PSG, a growing global company where your curiosity, hard work and ambition is rewarded with exceptional career opportunities in a friendly & fast paced environment. Welcome aboard!

PSG is part of the Pumps and Process Solutions segment of the Dover Corporation® (NYSE: DOV). 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. 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.

Position Summary: The Finance Director is a key member of the finance team for a $110 million site of Dover PSG, an industrial leader based in Oakbrook Terrace, IL, USA.  This role will help manage the location’s financial reporting , forecasting and financial planning in addition to involvement in the strategic plan, the annual budgeting process, 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, industry/peer group comparisons, new business opportunities, new product development revenue and profitability. This role will perform complex duties requiring professional experience, leadership skills, knowledge, and competency in areas that go beyond the traditional accounting functions. 


In this role the Finance Director will utilize experience or expertise to solve problems, provide analytical support, and be able to develop and execute objectives for self and have the ability to impact short-term and long-term business goals. The position is located in Grand Rapids, MI and reports to the General Manager.  The selected candidate will work closely with the facility to lead the financial management of the location. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The Finance Director will be a business partner to PSG Blackmer’s GM while ensuring that the PSG and Dover Pumps & Process Solutions segment requirements are exceeded.  Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Prepare comprehensive business / financial forecasts, reports, and/or analysis.  Work with the location executive management team to ensure trends are understood and acted upon.
  • Assist General Manager and PSG Chief Financial Officer with various components of the strategic planning process.
  • Develop key market drivers and model forward industry trends to assist with strategic business decision making for future growth.
  • Manage components of the annual budgeting process for the operating company and effectively present the plan.
  • Coordinate the monthly and quarterly forecasting and business review process to PSG.
  • Align business metrics with segment and corporate objectives and provide appropriate scorekeeping.
  • Assist in the justification of new product development, ensuring financial targets are established and measuring success after eventual launch.
  • Aid Supply Chain Director in evaluating supplier performance, make vs buy decisions, and review of global manufacturing strategy.
  • Champion continuous working capital understanding and cash flow forecasting improvement within the operating company.
  • Provide financial expertise and counsel to team members.
  • Participates in assigned project teams.
  • Lead continuous improvement activities for improved operations of the Finance Team.
  • Identify opportunity areas where special analysis may help improve financial decisions.
  • Assist leadership in meeting all financial commitments and goals.
  • Work with other locations within PSG to share and deploy best practices.
  • Additional tasks as required.



  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance required, CPA and/or MBA desirable
  • Minimum 6 - 10 years of experience in business (strategic) planning, financial analysis, and reporting
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment preferred
  • Ability to effectively partner with senior level leaders and cross-functional teams
  • Experience in creating advanced financial modeling tools
  • Experience in working in an international business environment
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Experience in the development and production of professional presentations for all levels of audience, from parent company to operations staff
  • Interfaces with wide array of individuals, balances multiple tasks and maintains positive attitude and energy
  • Knowledge of general audit and Sarbanes Oxley requirements



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 : Michigan : Grand Rapids

Sub Division : Grand Rapids

Job Requisition ID : 40279

Nearest Major Market: Grand Rapids

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