A controller/finance manager is intricately involved in the company's accounting process. As this is a hybrid position, you will be fulfilling two roles. On one side, you will be tasked with managing the company's finances, and on the other, ensuring that recorded data is accurate, on time, and within the rules set by the company. Some of the duties and responsibilities that you will be performing in this capacity include managing all accounting operations, coordinating and directing the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts, preparing and publishing timely monthly financial statements, research technical accounting issues for compliance, ensuring quality control over financial transactions and reporting, developing and documenting business processes and accounting policies, among others.
Essential skills required for this role include analytical, mathematical, communication, organizational, and attention to detail. To qualify for this role, you will need an advanced degree in accounting or a relevant discipline, along with being CPA or CMA certified. Proven work experience in this role of five or more years is also required. The long study duration is worth the effort, as the average hourly pay for this role is $53.68, which amounts to $111,645 annually. The career is projected to grow substantially and create new opportunities all over the United States.