Director of Financial Planning & Analysis

Date: Aug 10, 2022

Location: Oakbrook Terrace, IL, US, 60181

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 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 Director of FP&A will help manage the company’s management financial reporting and 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 and acquisition analysis. This role will perform complex duties requiring professional experience, leadership skills, knowledge, and competency in areas that go beyond the traditional accounting functions. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The Director of FP&A will be a business partner to the CFO while ensuring that the Dover Pumps and Process Solutions (DPPS) segment and Dover Corporate requirements are exceeded. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Prepare comprehensive business / financial forecasts, reports, and/or analysis
  • Assist Chief Financial Officer and senior management team 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 including pre-earnings package preparation for submission to corporate
  • Utilize the Dover Financial Systems (DRS/DPLAN) to facilitate information flow and improve the forecasting process
  • Assist in preparation of financial presentations made to others in the DPPS Segment or Dover Corporate
  • Align business metrics with segment and corporate objectives and provide appropriate scorekeeping
  • Important involvement in acquisition analysis and capital justification to ensure investments are justified and have met anticipated pay-offs
  • Assist in the justification of new product development, ensuring financial targets are established and measuring success after eventual launch
  • Support M&A activity through acquisition modeling, due diligence, and geographic expansion analysis
  • Champion continuous working capital understanding and cash flow forecasting improvement within the operating company
  • Provide financial expertise and counsel to clients and team members
  • Lead continuous improvement activities for improved operations of the Finance Team
  • Participates in assigned project teams
  • Identify opportunity areas where special analysis may help improve financial decisions
  • Assist leadership in meeting all financial commitments and goals
  • Travel up to 25%
  • Performs all other duties as assigned



Qualifications / Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance required, CPA and/or MBA desirable
  • 10+ years of experience in a finance position, public accounting & manufacturing exposure desired
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel and Word
  • Experience in creating advanced financial modeling tools
  • Experience in working in an international business environment


Desired Characteristics:

  • Ability to anticipate, identify, and resolve complex financial issues
  • Demonstrated analytical ability
  • Ability to perform in a dynamic environment
  • Highly organized and efficient in approaching tasks
  • A self-starter with ability to problem solve and anticipate and avoid issues
  • Clear, concise and articulate communication skills - verbal, written and listening
  • 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
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Strong team player, work ethic and commitment to win


Dover PSG will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States of America. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen

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 : Oakbrook Terrace

Sub Division : Oakbrook Terrace

Job Requisition ID : 44749

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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