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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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Asset Management - Real Estate Commercial Mortgage Loan Fund Controller - Associate
JPMorgan Chase Bengaluru, India
J.P. Morgan Asset Management is the world's third-largest alternatives manager, with a 40-year history of delivering innovative alternative solutions across market cycles. Our alternative investment engines are managed by highly specialized independent teams, backed by the global reach, vast resources and robust governance of J.P. Morgan Asset Management. Our alternative…
Legal Entity Controller - Senior Associate
JPMorgan Chase Mumbai, India
The India Legal Entity Group Controller (LEC) has oversight responsibility for the integrity (completeness and accuracy) of financial statement/regulatory reporting information recorded in managed legal entities. This requires collaboration with the lines of business (business managers, product / business controllers) that have activity in that legal entity to ensure that…
Campbell Global - Assistant Controller - Vice President
JPMorgan Chase Portland, Oregon, United States
Campbell Global is a leading global investment manager focused on forestland. We are widely recognized as an authority on both forest management and timberland investing. Based in Portland, Oregon, we have nearly four decades of experience in forestland management and value creation. A pioneer in the field, over the last…
Asia Equities Product Controller - Executive Director
JPMorgan Chase Kwun Tong, Hong Kong
We are seeking an Executive Director to head the Asia Equities Product Control team in Hong Kong and Mumbai. The role involves oversight over a large team with direct responsibility for the Asia Equity Cash and Equity Derivative Group product controllers. The successful candidate will have extensive Product Control knowledge…
Dean College Franklin, Massachusetts, United States
Under the direction of the Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer (CFO), the Controller is an integral part of the financial leadership team with management oversight of accounts payable, payroll, sponsored program accounting, and general ledger activity. The Controller ensures the completeness, accuracy, and integrity of the financial records, reporting, and…
Financial Controller
CareCentrix Overland Park, Kansas, United States
As the Controller for CareCentrix, a wholly owned subsidiary of Walgreens, you will be responsible for managing the general accounting, internal and external reporting, audit coordination and local tax compliance of the company while overseeing internal controls and other financial areas in partnership with the Chief Financial Officer and with…
External Reporting Controller, Vice President
JPMorgan Chase Brooklyn, New York, United States
Join our dynamic External Reporting team as a Vice President and play a pivotal role in shaping the future of external filings to United States (U.S) regulators, while collaborating with key stakeholders across various Lines of Business and Corporate functions.As a Vice President in the External Reporting team, you will…
External Reporting Controller - Vice President
JPMorgan Chase Newark, Delaware, United States
The Firmwide Regulatory Reporting & Analysis (FRRA) organization is responsible for the timely and accurate reporting of financial and capital results to the Firms key U.S. regulators including the Federal Reserve bank, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the U.S. Department of Treasury.FRRA is…
Financial Controller - Associate
JPMorgan Chase Newark, Delaware, United States
Corporate Investment Bank Markets Financial Control - AssociateAs a Financial Controller at JPMorgan you will primarily focus on ensuring the accuracy, integrity and timeliness of the Firm's books and records, with an emphasis on general ledger, operating systems and infrastructure controls across the entire lifecycle of the business. Some of…
Controller - Hybrid Sacramento CA
California Primary Care Association Sacramento, California, United States
 Association’s Mission: California Primary Care Association's mission is to lead and position community clinics, health centers and networks through advocacy, education, and services as key players in the health care delivery system to improve the health status of their communities.Purpose of Position: Under general direction from the Chief Financial Officer,…
External Reporting Controller-Associate
JPMorgan Chase Bengaluru, India
You are a strategic thinker passionate about driving solutions using audit or accounting and banking skills. You have found the right team.As the External Reporting professional in our Commercial Banking Team you will spend each day defining, refining and delivering set goals for our firmJob responsibilities Coordinate and perform monthly/quarterly…
Credit Controller
Stericycle Sale, United Kingdom
About Us:At Stericycle, we deliver solutions and drive innovations that protect the environment, people, and public health. This includes working to create a more sustainable, shared future. Our innovative solutions make a difference in people's lives, communities, and our planet by protecting their health and well-being. Operating from 20 sites…
Liquidity Controller Vice President - Treasury and Chief Investment Office
JPMorgan Chase New York, New York, United States
Corporate Treasury & CIO ("CTC") is a critical function within Corporate Financial Management responsible for managing the Firm's liquidity and capital positions, establishing funds transfer pricing policy, analyzing the Firm's lines of business ("LOBs") and consolidated earnings at risk (interest rate risk), executing the Firm's securitization program and share repurchase…
Credit Controller
Chubb Glasgow, United Kingdom
JOB DESCRIPTION Do you have Credit Control, customer service or administration experience gained in financial services, Insurance or within a large company? We have an excellent opportunity for candidates who wish to begin or continue a career in finance. Your key responsibility would be to ensure the timely collection and…
Controller (Finance Manager
Capital Region ESD 113 Tumwater, Washington, United States
Capital Region ESD 113 is committed to closing gaps, growing people, influencing change, and eradicating racism through our service to our region and state. BIPOC as well as culturally and linguistically diverse candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Purpose StatementThe job of Controller is done for the purpose/s of managing…
Valuation Controller - Associate
JPMorgan Chase Mumbai, India
You are a strategic thinker passionate about driving solutions in Finance. You have found the right team. As the Valuation Control professional in our Corporate sector, you will spend each day defining, refining and delivering set goals for our firm The Valuation Control Group (VCG) is an independent group within…
Financial Controller - Deposits, Senior Associate
JPMorgan Chase Newark, Delaware, United States
As a Firmwide Financial Controller (FFC) at JPMorgan you will primarily focus on ensuring the accuracy, integrity and timeliness of the Firm's books and records, with an emphasis on general ledger, operating systems and infrastructure controls across the entire lifecycle of the business. Some of the most common functions and…
Merchant Services Product Controller - Associate
JPMorgan Chase Newark, Delaware, United States
Join our Payments & Commerce Solutions (P&CS) Controller team within the Corporate Investment Bank ("CIB") and contribute to one of the world's largest providers of cash management services. This exciting opportunity allows you to work with innovative payment, collection, liquidity management, escrow, and Foreign Exchange (FX) solutions.As an Merchant Services…
Asset Management - Fund Controller - Associate
JPMorgan Chase New York, New York, United States
Job Summary The Fund Controller role is a position within the Product Administration Team and has responsibility for supporting the overall management and oversight of a group of Funds. This entails having a working knowledge of the Funds and all aspects of their activities, from an investment, accounting, operational, regulatory,…
Firmwide Regulatory Reporting Controller (FRRA) , Analyst
JPMorgan Chase Brooklyn, New York, United States
Job SummaryThe Firmwide Regulatory Reporting & Analysis (FRRA) team is responsible for the design, implementation and execution of end-to-end processes supporting U.S. Regulatory Reporting including Consolidated, Capital, Standalone and CCAR/DFAST/ICAAP reporting, Regulatory Reporting training and exam management. Additionally, FRRA drives broader strategic initiatives across external reporting including accountability, error and…

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