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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Financial Controller The Rensselaerville Institute is seeking a results-oriented financial controller. Responsibilities include: financial transactions and account reconciliation, oversight of day-to-day and month-end accounting and payroll functions, financial statement preparation, and critical operational and financial analysis. Candidate will also be responsible for maintaining banking and a...
Company Confidential Schertz, TX, 78154
FINANCIAL CONTROLLER, TEXAS, USA The Company is a fast growing Texas based operation involved in importing, sales, export and distribution of value priced HBA products covering Fragrances, and Beauty care products for Women and men in North and South America. The Company is part of a reputed International Company involved in manufacturing and distributing complete range of products in HBA categor...
Financial Controller - Join a Fast Growing Coffee Business Job Label:Controller_1 For the results-driven coffee-lover, this is the ideal time to join Equator Coffees & Teas as we expand our retail presence to complement our well-established wholesale business. This is an important role that will require working with our CFO and VP of Operations to help build systems, processes and infrastructure...
Universal Networks International (UNI), the international channels division of NBCUniversal, is one of the world's premier entertainment portfolios. UNI delivers quality content and compelling brands in 34 languages across 176 territories across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America and Asia Pacific. We are a truly global business with international HQ in London and local teams in LA, New...
General Summary: This key leadership position has responsibility of all plant financial activities, cost control and cost savings initiatives in a 1.1 million square foot manufacturing and distribution facility with multiple business units. Responsible at all times for promoting a safety culture and awareness within their area of responsibility. Support and enforce all plant safety policies and ...
Req Number 70053037 Job Title Assistant Financial Controller Admin Area New Business Dev't Business Line Finance , Strategy & Dev AOC Job Category Finance Position Description New Business Development is seeking an Assistant Financial Controller for Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures (SAEV). The Assistant Financial Controller will administer the accounting function of SAEV with respect to book-keep...
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 ...
CR Fletcher Associates is looking for a Plant Controller for a company South of Syracuse. In this exciting leadership role you will have overall responsibility for the financial control and reporting of the manufacturing facilities’ financial performance, safe guarding plant assets and supporting business decisions with thorough analysis. You will be responsible for identifying trends and building...
Financial Controller A busy Executive from adynamic Central Ohio physical commodity trading firm is seeking a Financial Controller. Reports directlyto:Company President Summary:Seeking a hardworking, supportive, and exceedingly virtuous individual with previous experience in the following previous careers to assist and support Company President on a day-by-day basis: Finance Accounting Commo...
MISSION The Program Development Controller is responsible to evaluate profitability for existing and proposed programs, and to analyze material margin changes and trends. The Program Development Controller is the primarily financial liaison to the Customer Center, Purchasing, and Development organizations. Work is performed in a fast paced environment within tight time constraints. Unusual hours ...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce has a client seeking a Financial Controller for their Florham Park, NJ location. This role wears two hats as it relates to revenue recognition and revenue analytics. Revenue Recognition Duties: As a senior direct report to both the Executive Director, Financial Planning and Analysis and the Company's VP Corporate Controller, this leadership role has full ownership and r...
Due to favorable market conditions, our client is looking to expand their business to the Americas. This expansion begins with the creation of a new position, Vice President Financial Controller, to set up an accounting function to prepare the business for the next 5 years of expansion. The VP Controller will be responsible for the day to day operations of all financial aspects of the company. Th...
Responsibilities: A fast growing quick serve/fast casual restaurant concept with multiple locations in tristate NY area, with growth in national and international regions, is seeking a Controller to provide leadership and coordination of company financial planning, debt financing, and budget management functions. The Controller will also be responsible for monitoring and analyzing monthly operati...
Company Confidential Collinsville, IL, 62234
Family-owned and operated company with annual revenues of $12 million is looking for a Chief Financial Officer / Controller. Must have CPA license and a background in construction. Please send resume to P.O. Box 416, Alton, Illinois 62002. EOE...
Financial Controller Job Description Aviation consulting firm and aviation facilities management firm, employing approximately 140 industry professionals and providing a broad range of services to Airline and Airport clients is seeking a full time Financial Controller and analyst for its El Segundo office. This position will participate in airline facilities development projects and will support...
Cannon Sleep Products is the number one independent mattress manufacturer throughout Central and Northern California with over 50 years of continuous operation under the leadership of the Morgenstern family is seeking a candidates to join our Fresno based team. We manufacture traditional mattresses, specialty sleep products and futons at our 150,000-ft2 manufacturing and distribution facility in ...
Description: Are you looking for an opportunity to join a rapidly growing team and be a part of the success of the organization? Are you looking for a leadership opportunity within a casual, autonomous and friendly environment? NextDesk is a fast growing manufacturing company seeking to add a CFO to help facilitate and affect change. This position will be a true business partner to the executive...
Growth is a top priority for Agrium Wholesale and it doesn’t just apply to the nutrients we make or the size of our Company. To achieve growth and remain healthy and profitable we need talented, diverse employees to support our initiatives. In 2013, we were named as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers and one of Alberta’s Top 60 Employers. In the U.S. we were rated as Top 50 for Diversity. Come grow...
The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation Pittsburgh, PA
Financial Controller II ( Job Number: 1405001 ) 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 management and investment services in 35 countries and more tha...
The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation Pittsburgh, PA
Financial Controller I ( Job Number: 1412255 ) 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 management and investment services in 35 countries and more than...

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$53,000.00 - $149,760.00
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Bachelor's
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32.1%
Some College Coursework Completed
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