Financial Controller Jobs

Financial Controller Jobs Overview


A financial controller is responsible for getting the best return on investments for a company. By working closely with the firm's accountants, a financial controller monitors and reports on the status of accounts to higher management. Facilitating communication between lower-level administration and decision-making executives is a key duty of a financial controller. Other tasks include ensuring that the company's financial policies are created and followed in compliance with tax and regulatory requirements.

Financial Controller Education Requirements


To find work as a financial controller, a candidate must obtain a bachelor's degree in accounting or finance. An aspiring financial controller who holds a bachelor's degree in economics or business might also be considered qualified by certain employers. A master's degree is generally not required, but every applicant will want to obtain certification from a nationally recognized accountant association.

Financial Controller Job Opportunities


Financial controllers will work with the chief executives of companies in a variety of fields such as manufacturing, banking and government-related agencies. Because adhering to generally accepted accounting principles is a top priority in modern businesses, the need for qualified financial professionals is strong as companies attempt to maximize their cash flow and balance sheet in a challenging economy. About 532,100 people held positions in financial management in 2012, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and job opportunities are expected to increase by about 9 percent in the next 10 years.

Financial Controller Salary


According to CNN Money, the median salary for a financial controller was $88,400 with a top pay of about $144,000 in 2009. Large corporations in metropolitan areas tend to offer the highest salaries to their financial controllers, who are charged with managing a significant number of high-asset accounts. Only 10 percent of financial controllers earn less than $60,000 per year.
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Job Summary Reporting the Group Chairman and Board of Directors this key role is responsible for ensuring accurate reporting of financial performance to the owners. The GFC will provide in-depth analysis and technical support to ensure financial statements are accurate at all times and in accordance with IFRS and local GAAP rules. This role has Global responsibility for all 8 Kadence offices. We ...
FINANCIAL CONTROLLER Job Description eReplacementparts.com is currently in search of a professional finance leader. The Financial Controller will ensure consistency, accuracy, transparency through documented work flows. The focus of the Manager’s effort will be to design and implement consistent operating models establishing and connecting the processes, outcomes and metrics to drive accountabil...
Clare Controls LLC, based in Sarasota, FL is a leading developer/manufacturer of system solutions for the growing Home Automation market. Our products are sold through a group of dealers, distributors and builders throughout North America. Clare is seeking a Financial Controller to manage all of the financial functions of the business. This position presents a unique opportunity to manage the Com...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Controller New York, NY; Brooklyn, NY Full-Time $120,000 - $140,000 Apply Apply Controller New York, NY; Brooklyn, NY Full-Time $120,000 - $140,000 Apply Job Details Based in New York City we are a unique and growing advisory firm. Many firms focus on how companies operate, we actually focus on ...
Company Confidential Milwaukee, WI
We are a closely held specialty metal fabrication company located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. We are seeking an energetic, can-do person to fill this important leadership position in our company. We offer a competitive salary, along with paid vacation, health insurance and 401k plan. The person in this position will report to the CEO. The candidate must posses the following skills and qualifications...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce has a client seeking a Financial Analyst / Revenue Controller to join their team in Saddle Brook, NJ. The Financial Analyst / Revenue Controller is a critical role not only within the finance department but across the organization. The Financial Analyst / Revenue Controller must ensure that the Senior Management team is consistently provided with a high level of customer ...
F.A.I.T.H. Resources, a values and integrity founded firm specializing in the fields of Finance, Accounting, Information Technology, and Human-resources® has partnered with an industry-leading developer that is looking for a Controller! This is a newly created and exciting role for a true strategic thought partner who will manage the accounting department for the construction projects. The ideal ...
JOB DESCRIPTION Job: Practice Controller Solution Area/Department: Finance Department Classification: Manager Reports to: Senior Director of Finance FLSA status: Full time - Exempt General Description: This is a Finance Management position that supports Hackett’s Leadership Team in Risk, Investment and Resources management, and provides financial support to Practice Leaders in the day-to-day ...
--Financial Controller COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE experience strongly encouraged. The individual must have a BS in accounting and/or CPA qualified, with at least five years senior accounting experience incorporating analysis and problem solving principles in a business environment. This is a “hub of the wheel”, hands on position that requires working knowledge of accounting disciplines such as, fin...
Summary The accounting divison of the US office is seeking a financial controller to perform accounting, finance, treasury, tax, compliance and administartion tasks. This position will report into the parent company located in Brazil. Client Details Our client is the world's largest and most modern manufacturer of pulp in the world and is competitive with its new business model based on highly ...
Company Confidential Mankato, MN, 56001
FINANCIAL CONTROLLER An established and growing company located in Mankato MN has an opening for a Financial Controller. This is a full time position with benefits, salary based upon experience. Duties include, but are not limited to: management of the finance function and overseeing the financial team. Preparing budgets and forecasts. Maintaining financial ledgers and accounting process. Preparat...
Summary Mid-sized international investment bank in Manhattan is seeking a very sharp, articulate individual with experience in financial services accounting and finance to step into a full time divisional controller position. Client Details This premier investment bank has a significant international presence and established foothold in the North American market. Description This person the A...
Controller and Corporate Financial Analyst Due to strong growth, a North-Central Indiana manufacturing company is in need of a Controller and a Corporate Financial Analyst. CONTROLLER Partner with the business unit general manager relative to business planning, execution and control, including improvement of business processes. Manage accurate and timely reporting of financial results. Prepare and...
Position Description The Assistant Controller will report to the Controller and will be responsible for a wide variety of tasks associated with financial processing and reporting. The Assistant Controller will be responsible for the monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports in compliance with US GAAP and corporate guidelines, including maintaining the integrity of the General Ledger. He/she...
Role Description: The CFO/Controller assists in coordinating assigned day-to-day financial operations and provides information to the CEO for use in planning, financial performance, pro forma analyses, budgeting, marketing, and informing the governing body on results of operations. Directs and coordinates assigned day-to-day operations of assigned departments to include revenue cycle and accounti...
Plant Financial Controller for two auto parts plants in South Carolina with a total of 400+ employees and sales of $90 million. The plants are a part of an international firm with sales in excess of $1.0 billion. This position reports to the Group Controller for Global Operations at the home office in the Detroit area and with dotted reporting to the General Manager who is responsible for the two ...
Do you want to get in at the ground floor of a construction company preparing to aggressively build its assets and explode in the market? Do you want the chance to work for a company who can simultaneously offer steadfast family-owned value and a rapid-growth corporate mentality? Rauenhorst Recruiting Company is one of the largest recruiting firms specializing in the construction field. Based ou...
We are currently seeking a Financial Controller for a Maryland based Construction Manager and General Contractor that provides construction services and engineering services for projects ranging in value from $500,000 to $100M. The Financial Controller oversees the day-to-day activities of the finance team and ensures the company’s finance function is organized and efficient and produces accurate ...
This individual will supervise and coordinate activities of the General Accounting, Accounts Payable, and Payroll associates. Will also plan and direct the overall functions of Accounting, Payroll, and Accounts Payable. Will work closely with the Director of Finance and Senior Accountant to plan, analyze, and monitor Treasury Management functions. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Accounting ...
Accountant/Junior Financial Controller Job Description OpTech has an immediate opening for a financial controller. We are looking for a professional to bring an extensive skill set which will complement our executive management team. In this position, the candidate will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following responsibilities: Responsibilities: Responsible for maintaining accurat...

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32.1%
Some College Coursework Completed
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