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Duties of a Controller:

Posted: March 9, 2012 in Uncategorized

Duties of a Controller:

  • Prepare accurate and timely financial statements
  • Assess, design and set up accounting systems to ensure effective and efficient recording of accounting transactions
  • Evaluate and recommend changes to internal controls
  • Identify critical success factors and ways to measure them
  • Monitor adherence to established operating procedures and internal controls
  • Prepare/review general ledger accounts to ensure the integrity and accuracy of accounts
  • Manage and perform accounting and month end closing
  • Assist in analysis of Buy vs. lease decisions
  • Manage fixed asset accounting and reporting
  • Manage cash flows, collections and payments
  • Provide management with financial and operational information vital to the decision-making process including revenue streams, costs and margins
  • Review and analyze results for operational management
  • Facilitate management meetings
  • Hire, train and retain competent accounting staff
  • Effectively develop and manage accounting staff
  • Assist with tax functions as well as special projects
  • Coordinate activities of external auditors
  • Prepare support schedules for year-end work papers
  • Perform other assignments as directed