Branch Controller

Finance - General Accounting
Position Level
Individual Contributor

Position Overview/Summary

The Controller will support all aspects of the assigned Branch with regards to Finance and Controllership within the Power Generation Services - Distributed Generation and Oil and Gas Business Unit in the United States, which includes Field Service, Service Centers and Aftermarket Parts and to be the Business Partner for the Branch Manager.  This position will be located in Cincinnati, OH.

Position Qualifications (Required and Preferred)



  • BS Degree in Finance, Business, Accounting or equivalent
  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting and cost control principles including IFRS, US GAAP, SOX, internal policies and procedures, and internal control frameworks.
  • Minimum 5 years Accounting/Finance experience
  • Manufacturing or job costing experience
  • Forecasting and budgeting experience
  • Full charge P/L experience
  • Proficiency in finance and accounting systems and Microsoft Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, etc.). 
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and problem-solving skills.
  • Travel to visit sites is required.
  • Self-starting and assertive


  • MBA or CPA
  • Experience with integrated accounting systems such as Oracle, SAP, Control, etc.

Position Responsibilities and Duties

  • Ensure the integrity of financial statements and control reports.
  • Comprehend and analyze financial statements and advise the Branch and Service Center management of adverse trends.
  • Ensure the Branch and Service Center is meeting corporate and government guidelines relative to financial reports and control information.
  • Achieve set goals including planning and forecasting.
  • Full P&L, Balance Sheet, Invoicing, Accounts Receivable, Inventory, Accounts Payable, Payroll, Fixed Assets and Inter-company responsibility for the  Branch.
  • Responsible for the full cycle closing process of the general ledger for the Branch, including accurate and timely financial reporting, planning, forecasting, internal and external audit support, and management of risks and opportunities in the Branch.
  • Be the Business Partner for the Branch Manager for Repair Center, Field Services and Parts activity. Key and active participant in Management Business reviews and stand in for the Branch Manager as needed.  
  • Assure that proper Controllership and Compliance processes are in place, including local written procedures, account reconciliations, closing checklists, proper revenue recognition and proper documentation and approval processes.
  • Lead Financial Business Processes to assure the business is operating effectively, reporting accurately and timely, and providing the necessary information and analysis to make sound business decisions, including but not limited to the yearly budget process, long-term plan, quarterly business reviews, and balance sheet reviews.
  • Be the key contact for the site for Regional Reporting, Corporate reporting and ad-hoc requirements.

Dresser-Rand is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Dresser-Rand is an equal opportunity employer.


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