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What is a Financial Controller? A financial controller is a role in the accounting department that monitors all aspects of a company’s finances. A typical job description consists of keeping tabs on all financial transactions, including those that may have a significant impact on a company’s profit or loss. They also help companies develop and implement corporate accounting strategies. The primary responsibilities of the position are to keep track of financial information and monitor corporate performance.

A financial controller is responsible for overseeing accounting and bookkeeping for a company. Their duties are to ensure the organization’s books and records are accurate and up to date. These financials can contain a lot of mistakes, which are difficult to trace. A controller can spot problems in the books and provide solutions to those issues. This position is also responsible for the financial reporting of a company. The job description of a financial controller may be more detailed than that of a CFO, but there are many common duties that a controller performs.

In order to become a financial controller, an individual must earn a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field. Typically, aspiring controllers major in finance, accounting, or business administration. However, economics and math majors can also be beneficial. An undergraduate degree is not enough for this role, though. A master’s degree is usually required. When working as a financial controller, a person must have a master’s degree.

A financial controller must be able to understand the nuances of accounting and taxes. In addition to managing the finances of a company, they must also be able to manage the company’s budgets. Their workday can be long, so it is important to invest in quality higher education and certifications. The job is rewarding, and challenging, but requires hard work and a lot of responsibility. A career in this field is a great choice for those who are dedicated to financial planning.

As a financial controller, you will have an important role in the company’s financial affairs. Your work will be important, so you will need to be well organized. A Financial Controller is responsible for managing a company’s budget, and they will need to understand the implications of every decision. In addition to their managerial skills, they need to be good at handling projects and establishing relationships with other people. So, if you have the right qualifications and experience, a financial controller can be an invaluable asset to any business.

The position of a financial controller is crucial in the management of a company. As a de facto boss of money matters in a company, a financial controller is responsible for overseeing all financial processes. A CPA typically has an advanced degree, and years of experience in tax law and budgeting. Large companies may have several controllers, but small firms usually have one or two. But what are the duties of a financial controller?

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Controller
Confidential Atlanta, Georgia, United States
This financial leader is responsible for external financial reporting to the leadership team, ownership group, and lenders including covenant compliance reporting. He/She will lead all financial operations by managing/enhancing a system of internal financial controls. They will lead all aspects of accounting including accounts receivable, accounts payable, and general ledger…
Controller, George Mason University Foundation
George Mason University Foundation Fairfax, Virginia, United States
George Mason University Foundation seeks an accomplished leader, collaborator, and subject-matter expert for the role of Controller. The Controller is responsible for managing all finance, accounting, and reporting activities for the Foundation to ensure a solid and sustainable future for George Mason University. George Mason University Foundation The George Mason University…
Credit Controller
Thomson Reuters Manila, Philippines
Credit Controller, Customer to CashCollection activities include investigating delinquent accounts, analyzes account performance, makes recommendations to release orders on past due accounts and investigates bankruptcy claims. May coordinate efforts and/or refer accounts to third party action when internal collections are not effective. Maintains records and files and generates related reports.Your…
Financial Controller
CareSouth Carolina, Inc. Hartsville, South Carolina, United States
CareSouth Carolina is home to excellent, patient-centered primary health care. It’s how we started, and it’s how we will continue to measure our success. We are, in essence, working together with patients, families and partners to improve the health of individual persons as well as the communities we call home.…
Credit Controller
Thomson Reuters Manila, Philippines
Credit Controller, Customer to CashYour goal as a Credit Controller is to respond to customer inquiries in order to get their accounts current. Primarily handles portfolio, collection, calls, email and other mediums.About the RoleIn this opportunity, you will:Collects, manages and provides resolution of outstanding invoices from past due accounts.Interacts with…
Director of Finance/Division Controller
Trimble Inc Westminster, Colorado, United States
Your Title:Director of Finance/Division ControllerJob Location: Westminster, CO (preferred)Our Department:Global ServicesAre you interested in using your financial acumen and business partnership skills to drive results?Are you results-oriented, and have a passion for using financial data and partnership skills to drive business outcomes?Do you like to be part of a team…
Credit Controller
Diageo Budapest, Hungary
Job Description : Job Title: Credit ControllerLocation: BudapestContract Term: PermanentAbout us Diageo is the world's leading premium drinks company with an outstanding collection of brands, such as Johnnie Walker, Smirnoff, Baileys, Captain Morgan, Tanqueray and Guinness. Our purpose - Celebrating life, every day, everywhere - has an important role in…
Global Corporate Controller
Dynata Global Shelton, Connecticut, United States
The Global Corporate Controller is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Accounting and Accounting Operations Departments. In this role, you will work to ensure that all financial activities are in line with Company goals and objectives and in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles. Responsibilities: Assist in formulating the…
Credit Controller
Thomson Reuters Manila, Philippines
About the Role:Responsible for meeting targets in monthly receivables and keeping bad debt to a minimum.Monitor and manage AR portfolio in collaboration with sales and marketing, finance, billing team, cash applications, and executive team members.Negotiate payment plans and settlements with debtors, including fixing terms and conditions.Notify debtors by email and/or…
Credit Controller
Thomson Reuters Manila, Philippines
About the Role:Responsible for meeting targets in monthly receivables and keeping bad debt to a minimum.Monitor and manage AR portfolio in collaboration with sales and marketing, finance, billing team, cash applications, and executive team members.Negotiate payment plans and settlements with debtors, including fixing terms and conditions.Notify debtors by email and/or…
Legal Entity Controller II
Bank of America Toronto, Canada
Job Description:Bank of America is one of the world's largest financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small and middle market businesses and large corporations with a full range of banking, investing, asset management and other financial and risk-management products and services. Following the acquisition of Merrill Lynch on January 1, 2009,…
Credit Controller with German and English
Resideo Czech Republic
Resideo is looking for an enthusiastic and analytical Credit Controller with German and English language knowledge for our EMEA Credit Controlling team to support our German and English -speaking countries. The position is based in the Czech Republic and will be fully remote. As Credit Controller you will be responsible…
Controller
World Council of Credit Unions Madison, Wisconsin, United States
ABOUT THE ROLE The Controller directs accounting operations, institutes, and maintains internal controls, and serves as financial management resource to staff on all levels. The Controller leads process improvement efforts to streamline and improve accounting, control, and administrative operations. Organizes and directs all general finance and accounting activities in accordance…
Controller, Director of Accounting and Financial Operations
Harvard University Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Harvard UniversityController, Director of Accounting and Financial OperationsHarvard Kennedy School59401BRPosition DescriptionThe Controller is responsible for the strategic direction of accounting, payroll and control activities within the Office of Financial Services (OFS) at the Harvard Kennedy School (HKS). They will report to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and assist in the…
Controller, George Mason University Foundation
George Mason University Foundation Fairfax, Virginia, United States
George Mason University Foundation seeks an accomplished leader, collaborator, and subject-matter expert for the role of Controller. The Controller is responsible for managing all finance, accounting, and reporting activities for the Foundation to ensure a solid and sustainable future for George Mason University. George Mason University Foundation The George Mason University…
Controller, George Mason University Foundation
George Mason University Foundation Fairfax, Virginia, United States
George Mason University Foundation seeks an accomplished leader, collaborator, and subject-matter expert for the role of Controller. The Controller is responsible for managing all finance, accounting, and reporting activities for the Foundation to ensure a solid and sustainable future for George Mason University. George Mason University Foundation The George Mason University…
Regulatory Reporting Controller II
Bank of America Mexico City, Mexico
Job Description: Bank of America is one of the world's largest financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small and middle market businesses, and large corporations with a full range of banking, investing, asset management and other financial and risk-management products and services. Following the acquisition of Merrill Lynch, Bank of America…
Global Financial Controls; Senior Regulatory (15c3-3 Reporting) Controller - Team Lead
Bank of America Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
Job Description: The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Group is responsible for the overall financial management of our company. This includes accounting, financial and regulatory reporting, balance sheet management, financial planning and analysis, treasury, investor relations, corporate investments and tax Global Financial Control (GFC) is responsible for managing and executing consolidated…
Credit Controller with German and English - maternity cover
Resideo Czech Republic
Resideo is looking for an enthusiastic and analytical Credit Controller with German and English language knowledge for our EMEA Credit Controlling team to support our German and English -speaking countries. The position is based in the Czech Republic and will be fully remote. This position is a maternity cover for…
Vice President/Associate Private Fund Controller
BlackRock1 Princeton, New Jersey, United States
DescriptionAbout this roleAbout BlackRockElevate your career by joining the world's largest asset manager! Thrive in an environment that promotes positive relationships and recognizes outstanding performance! We know you want to feel valued every single day and be recognized for your contribution. At BlackRock, we strive to empower our employees and…

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