Cook Compression
  • 26-Apr-2017 to 25-Aug-2017 (CST)
  • Accounting
  • Houston, TX, USA
  • 80-110k
  • Salary
  • Full Time

10% AIP


Under the general supervision of the CFO, responsible for the finance direction of the Results Producing Unit (RPU) for OEM business.


  • Establish and maintain the organization's accounting principles, practices, procedures, and initiatives.  Prepares financial reports and presents findings and recommendations to top management. 
  • Provides forecast projections including sales, expense and investment analysis used to drive business decisions. 
  • Demonstrates expertise in a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. 
  • Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. 
  • Serve as financial business support to RPU leader.
  • Financial Statement Compilation, Review and Reporting
  • Responsible for the monthly closing of locations through direct and indirect resource supervision.
  • Coordinate audits and balance sheet reviews for sites/areas of responsibility.
  • Ensure controls are being performed as designed to support accurate financial reporting.
  • Works closely with Shared Service locations to ensure financial operations, systems and controls are aligned globally and optimized.
  • Prepare and report to Dover Corporate tax provisions, deferred tax calculations and annual tax packages.
  • Implement, Monitor and Enhance accounting procedures and internal controls. Assure controls are operating as designed to comply with Dover Core Internal Controls (CIC) and Sarbanes Oxley (SOX).
  • Forecast Performance
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly financial Forecasts, with emphasis on bookings 'in take' scenarios. Evaluate sales plans and generate upside and downside risk profiles based upon customer and market insights.
  • Prepare Annual Operating Plan inputs for the RPU.
  • Provide analysis on variances to plan, forecast, & prior periods. 
  • Monitor results against developed budgets.  Collaborate with RPU leader and managers to deliver results within budgetary considerations.
  • Prepare forecast and annual operating plan for the commercial magnetics business, including Russia sales office.
  • Business Analysis
  • Aid in the financial and risk assessment of share gain activities, business development projects, new product development investments.
  • Evaluate customer profitability on global scale, including scenario planning for strategic share gain initiatives.
  • Monitor expense trends for research and development including involvement with new product development projections and ROI computations.
  • Aid in the establishment of goals and performance metrics for the RPU.  Develop and report on Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to align with delivery of desired service level to the business.
  • Plan and integrate acquired businesses into the organization.
  • Develop consistent framework for financial processes and leverage best practices. 
  • Promote Continuous Improvement culture. Utilize CI methods to raise accuracy (quality), improve processing time, and enhance reporting.  Work to increase employee productivity through elimination of redundant activities, root cause investigations, and automation through use of Lean methods.
  • Monitor achievement against variable sales and compensation plans to align with performance outputs including bonus programs, sales incentive programs, rebates, and commissions.
  • Perform financial analysis and special projects on an as needed basis to support the RPU, Operating Company President, CFO and other cross-functional management personnel


  • Advanced skillset in Microsoft Excel. Proficient with Word and Power Point.
  • Ability to work with a high degree of confidentiality mandatory due to the sensitive nature of information in area of responsibility.
  • Exceptional attention to Detail required. 
  • Acumen for dealing with financial concepts and accuracy critical to position requirements.
  • Must have knowledge of US General Accepted Accounting Principles.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

Education and Experience:

  • Certified Public Accountant required.  
  • Master's degree in accounting/finance.  
  • Minimum 3 years relevant experience.


Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those and employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts.   The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

*Note: This Job Description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by the Supervisor. All requirements are subject to change and updates.

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