US/Canada Finance Controller

Date: Jan 29, 2021

Location: Keene, NH, US, 03431

Company: Dover Corporation

The Company

Markem-Imaje is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the US-based Dover Corporation and is a trusted world manufacturer of product identification and traceability solutions, offering a full line of reliable and innovative inkjet, thermal transfer, laser, and print and apply label systems.

Markem-Imaje provides global reach to over 50,000 customers with 30 subsidiaries,  6 technology centers, several equipment repair centers and manufacturing plants with the most comprehensive marking and coding portfolio available in the marketplace.

Are you an experienced, proactive and results driven Financial Controller with a proven track record in a matrix international company and looking for new professional challenges?


In this role you’ll be… managing financial activities for the MI US and Canadian entities while ensuring high quality, responsive service, and timely information flow.

You’ll have an opportunity to… be part of a global service organization working closely with US, Canada and European colleagues on the service delivery to business partners, continuous improvement of financial reports, identifying and executing process efficiencies, engagement with outsourced provider and varied service based activities.

You should possess… a proven track record of 7+ years’ in a finance related role in a matrix multinational corporation and be keen on making a difference in the organization.


Principal Activities/Duties/Responsibilities

Provide leadership and manage various activities including: US GAAP reporting (month end and ad hoc), financial analysis, credit control, accounts payable and receivable, inventory & cost control, tax matters, implementation of insurance and legal processes
Lead, manage and develop financial activities  to deliver high quality accounting services and achieve business goals and service performance metrics
Manage a team in a cooperative, fast paced, challenging environment 
Partnership with the offshore Business Process Outsourcing service provider to ensure performance and service standards are met  
Ensure high quality and timely financial information is provided to the Group, FP&A Team, and Operations functions
Responsible for Statutory and Tax Filings working closely with auditors and tax consultants, ensure all tax returns, declarations and other required reports are submitted
Facilitate various type of financial, statutory and SOX audits
Manage all Compliance and Sox related matters of the area, capable to detect and to report in real time any compliance issue, able to organize/implement permanent controls and to reinforce the compliance culture
Manages all legal and data privacy requirements in close cooperation with the Group Legal Director. Reviews vendor contracts and significant customer contracts
Manage the area's working capital with focus on reducing Past due and improving DSO
Implement standards, methods and training across the team to assure efficiency
Collaborate with Finance global process owners to implement new processes, performance action plans and process efficiencies  in accordance with global process standards
Support the business (CRM, logistics, sourcing, procurement, operations….) for ad-hoc projects as well as day to day activities
Proactive ambassador of company’s missions and values


Education and/or Experience Required

7+ years of progressively related finance experience including management in an international environment and within a matrix organization 
CPA required (Big 4 preferred), MBA preferred
Strong financial analytics skills with ability to identify and effectively explain gaps/changes
Excellent communication skills  and ability to drive conflict resolution/change management
Drive for improvement and ability to manage processes and deliver required results
Ability to work independently as well as with others both locally and globally as a team to achieve goals & objectives

US GAAP knowledge is a must and working experience within SAP is a plus

The Site

Keene, New Hampshire is a small college-town where you’ll find a charming downtown Main Street teeming with shops, restaurants and a retro movie theater. Employees also enjoy a great range of outdoor activities close by such as skiing and hiking.

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. #LI-VIVO


Nearest Major Market: Bellows Falls
Nearest Secondary Market: Keene

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