Director, Finance

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Date: Nov 21, 2023

Location: South Chesterfield, VA, US, 23834

Company: Dover Corporation

Our Story:


Dover Food Retail (DFR) is a leading manufacturer of Display Cases, Specialty Products, Refrigeration Systems, Power Systems and Comprehensive Services; and leading our industry by Innovating What’s Next in glass doors and intelligent merchandising technologies that keep food safe under brands such as HillPhoenix and Anthony.


DFR is part of the Climate & Sustainability Technologies segment of the Dover Corporation® (NYSE: DOV). Dover is a diversified global manufacturer with annual revenues in excess of $7 billion.


DFR is built on creativity and customer-centric innovation delivered by people invigorated by a strong sense of responsibility to help our customers win in their marketplaces. The relationships we build with our customers are as important to our success as the products we manufacture. This collaborative environment delivers FRESH THINKING, reassuring our customers that they choose the best when they choose to work with the people of Dover Food Retail.


Job Title:        Director, Finance

Location:        Richmond, VA


What we’re looking for:


We are looking for a Director, Finance who will guide and inspire the finance and accounting teams for the Case division of Dover Food Retail. The finance leader for the Case division reports directly to the Chief Financial Officer of Dover Food Retail (DFR) and dotted line to the Managing Director for the Case Division.


The Director, Finance will be responsible for oversight and delivery of the financial execution of the Case division P&L, balance sheet, and cash flow statements (~$400M in annual revenue).  In addition, this role will be responsible for Controllership, Financial Planning & Analysis, and Commercial finance matters related to the Case Business.  The Finance Director will also partner with the Managing Director and the cross functional leadership team to drive strategy and support insights to drive decision making for site operations. We are looking for a high potential leader capable of driving change and working in a complex and fast paced organization. 


The Director, Finance will communicate regularly with the senior executive team including the President & CEO of Dover Food Retail and direct staff. The ideal candidate shall have the ability to uphold a positive outlook toward change and to be eager to continually develop and learn. This role is intended to be aligned with CFO preparation for opportunities across Dover.


What you’ll be responsible for in this role:


  • Partner cross functionally with sales, operations, human resources, product management, and engineering to deliver financial results.
  • Coordinate the consolidation of financial budgets, forecasts, and reporting for divisional results.
  • Prepare ad hoc financial analysis in areas such as scenario planning, ROI analyses, profitability, cost reduction, and growth opportunities as needed.
  • Lead division controller and FP&A manager to drive consistency and best practices in controls and decision making.
  • Develop and maintain financial models & templates in accordance with Dover requirements.
  • Preparing the closing and forecast presentations for company CEO/CFO reviews.
  • Talent Development: Lead, mentor, and develop highly capable managers and analysts.
  • Identify areas of profitability improvement through detailed analysis by customer, product line, etc.


What are the basic qualifications?


  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting
  • 10-15 years’ experience in finance and accounting roles and most previously in financial / accounting management


To be a great fit for the role:


  • Exceptional computer skills and aptitude managing financial systems (Hyperion, Business Intelligence, and Oracle a plus)
  • Demonstrates sound analytical depth and technical capability in finance and/or accounting methods.
  • Successfully demonstrated ability to evaluate and analyze business opportunities and present findings in a logical way to all levels of an organization.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal relationship skills
  • Employee must be an experienced power user of Microsoft Office software (Excel, and PowerPoint), budgeting, financial reporting and general ledger software.  Employees must also be willing and capable of learning new systems and tools.
  • Proven leader that develops, supports, and inspires team members.
  • Exceptional organizational skills and ability to handle multiple tasks.


How We Define Our Values and Why You Should Join Our Team:


The backbone behind our collection of outstanding businesses is a team of dedicated employees who protect and enhance our valued reputation for quality and delivering what we promise. It’s our values that define Dover to all of our key audiences: our shareholders, customers, prospective employees and especially to ourselves.


These values must be expressed in our work and embody our actions, as they form the basis by which we do our jobs, make decisions and measure our performance. It’s our unwavering commitment to maintaining our values that defines who we are as a Company.


  • Collaborative Entrepreneurial Spirit
  • Winning Through Customers
  • Respects and Values People
  • Expectations for Results
  • High Ethical Standards, Openness, and Trust


What’s in it for you?


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Flexible Spending
  • Paid Holidays










The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.  Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.


Dover Food Retail is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination based on 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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