what does a controller do?
What does a controller do?
Controllers oversee accounting departments, audits, and responsible for internal accounting controls.
Monitor financial performance of the company.
Gather and analyze financial statements.
Develop and support company's financial controls and strategic initiatives.
Support accounts receivable and accounts payable departments.
Prepare operating budgets including the preparation of payroll for personnel.
Communicate accounting health to executives and key stake holders.
Collaborate with HR team and stay abreast on HR regulations and policies.
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related required
Accounting designation such as CPA or CA usually required
Previous experience in a senior accounting or financial management role
Excellent organizational and analytical skills
Excellent communication and presentation skills
Ability to work personnel on all levels
HR experience a plus
National Average Salary
The average salary for a Controller is $96,367 per year in the United States in 2019.
*Our salary estimates are based data collected anonymously and varies greatly by experience, location, industry and other factors. These estimates should only be used as a guideline and only given to the for the purpose of general comparison only.
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