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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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 ...
Controller - reporting to CFO My client is an international professional services company located in Boston who is seeking a Controller to manage the Accounting/Finance operations of the company. The Controller will report directly to the CFO and be involved in the month-end close, managing budgets/forecasts, maintaining accounting records and internal controls, financial reporting, audits, etc. ...
Company Confidential Twinsburg, OH, 44087
Job Title: Financial Controller Department/Group Administrative Location: Twinsburg, OH Travel Required: Yes / 10% Level/Salary Range: Position Type: Full-Time – Salary Exempt General Purpose: This position will manage and implement the overall strategy of Financial programs for the Company. This will entail proper accounting of financial performance of the Company, developing and main...
Company Confidential Madison Heights, MI, 48071
Controller If you are ready for a challenge, this could be the position you are looking for. The company is a small manufacturer of Electronic and Electro Mechanical products sold to the defense industry. We have an immediate opening for a detailed, business minded individual to assume the duties of Controller. This is a hand’s on position. In addition to your daily responsibilities, you will be ...
Summary Our client is a successful oil field services business based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. They are currently seeking a motivated Financial Controller to join their existing finance and accounting business unit. The ideal candidate will be a hands on Controller to look after every financial aspect of their finance and accounting function and will lead a team that work closely together and ha...
Fast Growing Multi-Unit Restaurant Concept is looking for a full-time Controller / Chief Financial Officer. We are looking for a person with hands on accounting, auditing and operational experience. The ideal person will have experience managing the entire financial reporting and bookkeeping functions of a multi-unit operation. Restaurant experience is favorable but not required. The ideal pers...
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 ...
Sr. Assistant Controller: NA Controller’s Team Exciting opportunity to be apart of Oracle's Global Controller Operations Team in the Americas. Business AreaFinance CountryUnited States LocationPrimary: Rocklin, CA (Relocation Available), Secondary: Redwood City, CA. Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) We are the world’s largest provider of enterprise software and a leading provider of computer hardware prod...
Our client, a rapidly growing corporation is seeking a talented Senior Accountant to join its financial reporting team (Europe and Asia). This role will control accounting operations over regions of Europe and Asia handling all the daily accounting and relevant analysis. Their financial reporting department prides itself on a great collaborative team environment where people truly care about their...
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 ...
A.L. Solutions U.S. is an industry leader in the manufacturing and distribution of filtration products for Automotive and Trucking and other specialty applications, conducting business throughout the United States, Canada, the Caribbean and Central and South America. The U.S. corporate office and its warehouse & distribution center, operate with 43 employees in Ramsey, New Jersey. In addition, a n...
Financial Controller for Dynamic and Growing Company Job Label:Controller12 The controller position is responsible for the accounting operations of the company, to include the production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the company's reported f...
Summary The Financial Controller is responsible for the overall management of the accounting department serving in the Biotech industry including: External and internal management reporting; Creation and application of policies and procedures to ensure compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and standards; Daily accounting department activities, including oversight of monthly fin...
--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 Accountable for the day-to-day financial management of US operations, currently principally the operation of one of the Theatre's in New York. Client Details The world's number one live-theatre group with a total of 40 venues in Britain and on Broadway. It is an internationally recognised award-winning theatre producer with co-productions in New York, across North America, Europe, Asia...
Company Confidential Durham, NC
Full-time or Part-time opening is available for a Financial Controller with experience to join a stable and growing private organization in the dental laboratory industry that has built a reputation for supplying its customers with exceptional quality and service. The Financial Controller is responsible for all financial planning, budgeting, accounting and control systems. The CFO reports to the C...
Boston-Power, Inc. is currently seeking an experienced Financial Controller to lead our small US Finance team. Candidates that have public accounting, audit analysis, US tax requirements and industry manufacturing experience would be an ideal fit for this role. The position reports to the Sr. VP of Finance, located in China. This is an excellent opportunity to join an exciting, dynamic, pre-IPO co...
Summary -Excellent opportunity for a financial controller to provide end-to-end Finance support to US based employees and management of an international bank. Client Details -Company is an international bank with an asset management division. This role sits within the asset management division. Description Provide end to end Accounting support to US based employees and management Primary US ...
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...
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 ...

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