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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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Credit Controller
Stericycle United Kingdom
About Us:Position Purpose:Reporting to the Cash Applications and Credit Control Team Leader, the main aim of this role is to ensure the timely and efficient collection of cash and payments from customers in line with our agreed terms. As a key part of the Finance team, the post holder will…
Credit Controller - Polish Speaking
Resideo OLDHAM, United Kingdom
We are currently looking for a Fluent Polish speaking Credit Controller to join our team in Oldham, Greater Manchester. The individual in this role will be responsible for the management of outstanding debtors and communications with regards to all aspects of Credit Control and will report to the Credit Team…
Senior Controller, Financial Planning & Analysis Asia
Swiss Re Singapore, Singapore
About Swiss ReSwiss Re is one of the world's leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient. We anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime. We cover both Property &…
Controller
Geeding Construction, Inc. Troy, Missouri, United States
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Power Solutions Business Controller
MKS Instruments Rochester, New York, United States
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ECRI Asset Controller
TIAA Madrid, Spain
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Senior Specialist, Accounting - FX Product Controller, APAC
BYN Mellon Singapore, Singapore
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Director of Finance
Pilchuck Glass School Seattle, Washington, United States
Deadline to Apply: January 3rd, 2023 ABOUT PILCHUCK Pilchuck Glass School (PGS) is an international center for glass art education. Our serene campus in Stanwood, Washington is nestled in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains in the middle of 15,000 acres of a working tree farm. PGS is located an…
Financial Analyst - Waco, TX
AbbVie Inc Waco, Texas, United States
Financial AnalystThe Financial Analyst is responsible for all the financial affairs of the site. Primary objective is to plan, control, administer, interpret, and report the financial affairs, both to management at local level and division. This role reports to the Site Controller. This position does not have any direct reports…
Manager, Financial Reporting SEC
Stericycle Bannockburn, Illinois, United States
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. Change your career. Change…
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Finance Director
Midland County Midland, Michigan, United States
Under the supervision of the Administrator/Controller, is responsible for ensuring that a system of accounting is installed and properly kept in all county functions, as well as providing administrative support and direction to other departments regarding fiscal management and financial controls.  Oversees staff responsible for accounts payable, general ledger maintenance,…
Senior Financial Analyst (B3)
Applied Materials Santa Clara, California, United States
Applied Materials is the leader in materials engineering solutions to produce virtually every new chip and advanced display in the world. Our expertise in modifying materials at atomic levels and on an industrial scale enables customers to transform possibilities into reality. Our innovations make possible™ the technology shaping the future.…
Specialist Business Planning & Analysis
BYN Mellon London, United Kingdom
Who we are BNY Mellon is a global investments company dedicated to helping its clients manage and service their financial assets throughout the investment lifecycle. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations, or individual investors, BNY Mellon delivers informed investment and wealth management and investment services in 35 countries. As…
Accountant Financial Reporting Sr
Stericycle Bannockburn, Illinois, United States
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. Change your career. Change…
Financial Analyst (Irving, TX)
Siemens Irving, Texas, United States
$5000.00 sign-on bonus availableSiemens Logistics LLC is seeking a proven Financial Analyst,Commercial Project Manager (CPMs), to support our Projects Business Financeteam. Similar descriptors for CPMs are Financial Analyst, Principal ProgramControls Analyst, Project Controller, or Project Cost Controller. CPMs are akey finance member of a project execution team who work in…
Financial Analyst
Siemens Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, United States
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Investment Analyst (10496)
Case Western Reserve Univesity Ohio
POSITION OBJECTIVE The Investment Analyst will provide analytical support for all investment functions related to the strategic and tactical oversight of Case Western Reserve’s $1.98 billion of endowment assets and also defined-benefit (DB) and defined-contribution (DC) pension assets. The investment analyst position will report to the Chief Investment Officer and…
Manager, Finance Controllership
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CareVet Clayton, Missouri, United States
The Company CareVet is a network of veterinary hospitals that focuses on acquiring and managing best-in-class hospitals throughout the United States. We look for veterinary practices that are staples of their community. Whether it's one hospital, a dozen, or a hundred, we focus on the standard of care delivered, the…

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