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Corporate Controller

For over 125 years, OPW has led the way in designing and manufacturing world-class retail fueling, fluid handling and car wash system solutions for the safe and efficient handling and distribution of fuels and critical fluids. OPW makes above ground and below ground products for both conventional, vapour recovery and clean energy applications in the retail and commercial markets. Additionally, OPW supplies loading arms, valves and dry-break couplings, tank truck equipment, rail car valves and equipment, and car wash systems. OPW has manufacturing operations in North America, Europe, Latin America and Asia Pacific, with sales offices around the world. OPW is part of the Dover Corporation, which is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange under 'DOV'. To learn more about OPW’s 125 years of providing industry-leading solutions, visit our website at

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

OPW is currently seeking a Corporate Controller, based in our Hamilton, OH (greater Cincinnati, OH area) headquarters location.  This position requires a proven financial leader with a 10-15 year track record of success who will provide forward looking financial leadership, analysis, and reporting to the President, CFO, and senior leadership team of OPW worldwide.  The position is also responsible for coaching the global financial staff on financial analysis, reporting requirements, and improvement opportunities. The ideal candidate will possess exceptional communication skills and be able to develop binding relationships across all functional areas within the organization. They will exhibit a high degree of ethics, detail, and organizational aptitude, and have the ability to work seamlessly across cultures.


Job Description/Responsibilities

Reporting to the CFO, the Corporate Controller will develop and implement robust procedures that create accurate, timely, and relevant financial statements. They will also manage communications with and between Dover segment office, operating companies, and executive management. They will be accountable to coordinate the submission of month end financials and supplemental information from all global operations with a strong focus on continuous improvement. They will work with the shared services team and operating units to drive working capital improvement.


  • Responsible for financial management of OPW, including safeguarding of assets. Establish financial processes, including a strong internal control environment to assure the records of the company are in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, Dover accounting manual, and other regulatory requirements, as applicable
  • Meet Dover Corporation reporting requirements including monthly reporting, quarterly reporting, year-end, and tax reporting, including consolidation and review of financial information from all operating units
  • Support information requests from Dover and communicate monthly operating results, and strategic initiatives to Dover Clean Energy & Fueling management as needed
  • Manage Financial Shared Services for supported Operating Companies. Drive process improvement in Accounts Receivable, including credit and collection, Accounts Payable and Payroll
  • Manage working capital for all of OPW. Develop and implement strategies to improve working capital, both within the shared services group, as well as coordinating with the International units. Establish processes to manage and review unit working capital initiatives to drive overall improvement in working capital
  • Coordinate the submission of monthly statements from the Operating Companies. Perform preliminary review for errors, omissions, and ensure properly supported financial statements in compliance with all Dover and SOX standards. Organize review package for CFO and President. Support Operating Company management with analysis as needed. Maintain appropriate records
  • Support all acquisition activity, compliance initiatives, and financial reporting in a detailed and hands-on manner
  • Prepare reports that inform management of Key Financial Metrics. Coordinate and consolidate non-financial reports from Operations for consolidated submission of productivity initiatives, governmental surveys, performance metrics and key driver analysis. Communicate results of offline metrics with CFO and President. Manage communications between Segment Office and Operations.
  • Minimize tax burden through effective global business planning. Annual coordination of Tax inputs for Corporate Office
  • Provide technical support and coaching to global financial staffs. Ensure Dover initiatives and requirements are communicated to and implemented by global financial teams
  • Complete tasks in accordance with Sarbanes Oxley requirements. Manage corporate accounting and coordinate related audits
  • Assist with special projects on group-wide initiatives, Kaizen events, process simplification, and Operating Company specific projects as requested
  • Analyze operations to identify trends in the business; recommend and implement specific corrective actions when warranted


Required and Desired Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of 10+ years of experience in professional accounting experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from an accredited institution.  Master’s degree in Accounting or Finance, or related advanced degree is desirable
  • Minimum of 3 years of operating in a Global environment, preferred
  • CPA required
  • Public accounting experience and experience as an Accounting Manager or Corporate Controller is strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated ability as a strategic thinker and experienced at developing business and financial plans for short- and long-term results
  • Demonstrated creative problem solving, strong analytical and negotiating skills with a high-performance standard
  • Proven ability to interact and influence at all organizational levels
  • Self-directed, positive, and ethical role model with professional credibility, accountability, and the ability to thrive under pressure
  • Excellent communication and listening skills, an orientation to details, and the ability to make quick, informed decisions





Work Arrangement : Onsite  

Salary Range :    -   

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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.

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This position may be located in: Americas : United States : Ohio : Hamilton

Sub Division : OPW Corporate

Job Requisition ID : 54676

Job Function : Accounting

Job Segment: Environmental Engineering, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll, Accounting, Engineering, Finance

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