FP&A Manager

Date: May 28, 2023

Location: Madison, IN, US, 47250

Company: Dover Corporation

Part of Dover Corporation’s Engineered Systems segment, Vehicle Service Group (VSG) is a strong, diverse and dynamic global leader in the vehicle service industry. VSG comprises 13 major vehicle lifting, wheel service, diagnostic and collision repair brands: Rotary Lift®, Chief®, Forward®, Direct-Lift®, Ravaglioli, Hanmecson®, Revolution®, Elektron, Blitz, Nogra, Butler, Space and Sirio.

This role reports to the Director of Finance and will be responsible for the FP&A function at VSG Madison. This role will lead the company’s forecasting and financial planning including; 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 and acquisition analysis. 


Essential Job Functions:

  • Review reports on historical and future trends of the VSG Madison business to determine appropriate paths for further financial development and improvement. Conduct monthly analysis of consolidated results and explain variances to management.
  • Consult with key business personnel to identify and document business needs and objectives, current operational procedures, and problems.
  • Lead the FP&A function across VSG Madison and work with the entire global business team and with FP&A counterparts in Europe and Asia.
  • Manage the consolidated forecast for NSA including systems, processes and procedures and any input into the Dover Khalix system. Oversee the Adaptive / One-Stream planning system.
  • Provide analytical support on all acquisition candidates and special projects including being skilled in the Capital Requisition Process (PI) and the Dover Acquisition model.
  • Develop and implement processes and systems to meet quarterly and monthly reporting requirements.
  • Lead the Annual Operating Plan process and the Strategic Plan coordination for VSG Madison.
  • Perform as the key liaison with the VSG Corporate Director of FP&A.
  • Manage (1) direct report – FP&A Analyst
  • Perform duties to backup personnel and additional duties as assigned.





Percentage of Time

Reviews reports on historical and future trends of VSG NSA business units to determine appropriate paths for further financial development and improvement.


Works with the Director of Finance on the monthly/quarterly/yearly analysis of financial results and explains variances to management.


Oversight of Adaptive / One-Stream & Khalix for VSG Madison (Financial planning & reporting tools)


Lead the Annual Operating Plan Process and 3-Year Strategic Plan Development Process


Other duties as assigned





To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:


  • Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data
  • Problem Solving - Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations;
  • Project Management - Coordinates projects; Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget.
  • Accountability - Accepts responsibility and accountability for both the strategic planning and the successful implementation of all projects/programs/duties as outlined in this job description;
  • Demonstrates a sound balance between quality and quantity of work while maintaining a sense of urgency toward completion.
  • Customer Service - Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.
  • Interpersonal Skills – Excellent collaboration skills and the ability to communicate with all levels in VSG and Dover.
  • Systems – Expert systems skills, including ERP, and all Microsoft Office products.
  • Teamwork - Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; gives and welcomes feedback; contributes to building a positive team spirit; supports everyone's efforts to succeed.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Ability to analyze financial data and clearly and concisely document and communicate the interpretation of the financial analysis
  • Ability to interact with all departments outside of Finance and strong team player
  • Proficiency in ERP business systems software
  • Strong Excel Skills (formulas, pivot tables, graphs), Power Point and Microsoft Office
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills relative to initiating communication and interacting with multiple business disciplines to get answers
  • A self-starter who works well and obtains results under general supervision




  • 8+ years of experience in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA or CMA preferred, not required
  • MBA preferred, not required
  • Experience working in a Manufacturing environment

The above description represents a general synopsis of the principle functions of the job and should not be construed as a comprehensive listing of all requirements that may be inherent in the job.




Equal Opportunity Employer



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 : Indiana : Madison

Sub Division : VSG NSA

Job Requisition ID : 47590

Nearest Major Market: Bloomington Indiana
Nearest Secondary Market: Seymour

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