Top Controller Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Controller. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Controller resumes they appeared on. For example, 19.9% of Controller resumes contained Income Tax Returns as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Controller actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Controller resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Income Tax Returns

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Here's how Income Tax Returns is used in Controller jobs:
  • Provide Corporate Tax Department with necessary documentation to support deferred tax account and prepare income tax returns.
  • Bank reconciliations, depreciation and general ledger maintenance through financial statements and income tax returns.
  • Prepared calculations for federal and state partnership income tax returns including depletion.
  • Produced required financial statements and federal/state income tax returns.
  • Prepared monthly financial statements and corporate income tax returns.
  • Coordinated annual audit and reviewed Federal income tax returns.
  • Completed all tax related filings, including corporate and multiple state income tax returns, sales tax returns, payroll returns.
  • Prepared and filed income tax returns for the operating entities, three partnerships, one S-Corp., and two C Corps.
  • Work with outside CPA firm for annual financial audits, payroll and income tax returns, use and property tax returns.
  • Work with outside CPA firm to prepare annual financial statements to ensure compliance with GAAP and preparation of income tax returns.
  • Review income tax returns and ensure that tax payments, including estimated and extension payments are made on a timely basis.
  • Prepare all corporate and shareholder income tax returns, as well as payroll and sales tax returns in three states.
  • Managed preparation and filing of all regulatory requirements, income tax returns, sales tax returns and property tax rendition.
  • Prepared corporation and partnership income tax returns, loan draws, cash forecasts, monthly financial reports and financial plans.
  • Manage and/or prepare all required schedules for the preparation of the Company's U.S. and state income tax returns.
  • Provided tax accountants data required for federal and state income tax returns; ensured tax and business license compliance.
  • Reviewed sales, payroll, and income tax returns for five (5) states and the federal return.
  • Assist CPA with schedules and other information for purpose of preparing income tax returns and review of financial statements.
  • Worked closely with CPA firm to complete and file timely all income tax returns for company and its affiliates.
  • Prepared all required corporate income tax returns for eight reporting entities to include both federal and state returns.

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2. General Ledger Accounts

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Here's how General Ledger Accounts is used in Controller jobs:
  • Reviewed general ledger accounts to ensure that activity complied with company policies and procedures and that balances were accurately stated.
  • Developed general ledger reconciliation templates to standardize process and evaluate 216 general ledger accounts decreasing liabilities by 23%.
  • Examined and reconciled general ledger accounts and bank statements to ensure financial information is available and accurate.
  • Conducted internal audits of all general ledger accounts and reclassified any expenses that were initially recorded incorrectly.
  • Reconciled and reviewed significant general ledger accounts including analysis of variances and other financial performance issues.
  • Recorded general ledger transactions and reconciled general ledger accounts ensuring accuracy of company financial statements.
  • Analyzed General Ledger accounts, recorded depreciation, and maintained fixed asset and liability records.
  • Recommended and implemented improvements to accounts receivable collection and reconciliation of general ledger accounts.
  • Reconciled various general ledger accounts and implemented new systems to eliminate data input errors.
  • Reconciled bank statements and general ledger accounts and analyze operational and investment cash flow.
  • Reconciled and maintained general ledger accounts, prepared sales analysis and sales commission reports.
  • Completed payroll reconciliation to include journal entries to integrate into general ledger accounts.
  • Reconcile bank accounts and general ledger accounts, quarterly account analysis and reconciliation.
  • Established Microsoft Dynamics/GP/Cinch software, including general ledger accounts and manufacturing inventory Items.
  • Reconciled General Ledger accounts, made adjusting entries and audited financial statements.
  • Created, adjusted and documented all business transactions including general ledger accounts.
  • Maintained general ledger accounts analyses and monitored actual expenses compared to budget.
  • Increased productivity and efficiency by automating the balancing of general ledger accounts.
  • Analyze and reconcile monthly all general ledger accounts for completeness and accuracy.
  • Maintained and managed all company general ledger accounts and financial reports.

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3. Financial Statements

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Here's how Financial Statements is used in Controller jobs:
  • Directed daily financial operations and the execution of annual/quarterly financial statements for copper-winning operation with operations throughout the western United States.
  • Trained and supervised bookkeepers Bank reconciliations, prepared financial statements and sales tax reports Managed cash flow Set up accounting systems
  • Guided foreign currency translation accounting and analysis, prepared consolidated financial statements (French subsidiary and US parent).
  • Prepared monthly financial statements, developed and maintained cash-flow modeling, maintained budgets and forecasts with monthly variance analysis.
  • Monitor and administer adjustments to accrual accounting system to ensure financial statements are available and accurate as needed.
  • Report preparation concerning general ledger, finalize year-end financial statements, including posting of all year-end adjustment entries.
  • Prepared monthly financial statements, analyzed budget variances, prepared summary for presentation to Board of Directors.
  • Coached five direct and 14 indirect reports producing financial statements and submitting timely reports to corporate headquarters.
  • Spearheaded the development of an effective financial reporting system to produce timely and accurate financial statements.
  • Handled monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements and provided management with timely and accurate reporting.
  • Coordinate the preparation of financial statements, financial reports and special analyses and information reports.
  • Prepared and analyzed Monthly Financial Statements for all locations eliminating errors and ensuring proper presentation.
  • Coordinated activities of external audits of financial statements, workers compensation, and state unemployment.
  • Prepared financial statements, budgeting and forecasting for a manufacturer of automotive and appliance controls.
  • Reported and prepared monthly financial statements for executive meetings, including budget preparation and analysis.
  • Prepared financial statements, performed ratio analysis, and presented variance analysis to management.
  • Designed and developed monthly cash flow forecasting model, including projected monthly financial statements.
  • Managed and consolidated all financial data and models for internal and external financial statements.
  • Work directly with department directors reviewing monthly financial statements and developing annual program budgets.
  • Restructured systems to improve estimating and job costing functions and produce financial statements on-line.

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4. External Auditors

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Here's how External Auditors is used in Controller jobs:
  • Reduced annual audit financial statement process by two months by utilizing automation of schedules and SharePoint technology with external auditors.
  • Completed annual financial audit; dealt directly with external auditors to evaluate and ensure the organization met established processes.
  • Monitored and provided status of all managed assets by conducting audits; providing information to internal and external auditors.
  • Attained and sustained compliance with statutory requirements by attending external auditors and tax authorities in US and international jurisdictions.
  • Completed quarterly variance analysis and reviews with external auditors to facilitate interim audit work and quarterly 10Q reporting.
  • Reviewed financial work papers for general ledger account reconciliations and coordinated activities for field work with external auditors.
  • Prepare proper documentation and communications with corporate and external auditors for quarterly and annual reviews and investigations.
  • Developed, documented, and implemented standard accounting procedures for all departmental tasks working with external auditors.
  • Confirmed financial condition by conducting audits and providing information to both internal and external auditors.
  • Coordinated and assisted external auditors in completion of year-end audits and production of financial statements.
  • Prepared supporting paperwork for external auditors in connection with year-end examination of consolidated financial statements.
  • Coordinate year-end audits and examination; work with internal and external auditors and federal regulators.
  • Provided detail and supporting documentation necessary for month end close in compliance with external auditors.
  • Work with internal and external auditors to ensure compliance with accounting procedures implement audit recommendations.
  • Partnered with external auditors to coordinate financial audits and handled all preparation for internal audits.
  • Worked with internal and external auditors to establish internal control documentation for Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.
  • Coordinated with both internal and external auditors to ensure timely completion of financial audits.
  • Negotiated financial audit services and coordinated the submission of data to external auditors.
  • Monitor and confirm financial condition through audits and provide information to external auditors.
  • Coordinated annual financial audits with external auditors and various funding & regulatory agencies.

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5. Balance Sheet

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Here's how Balance Sheet is used in Controller jobs:
  • Conducted monthly and year-end closing of the general ledger, consolidation, balance sheet reconciliation and financial statement preparation.
  • Reconciled and created critical Balance Sheet accounts to properly record significant factored receivable balance and transactions with bank.
  • Instituted detailed analysis of all Balance Sheet accounts allowing for identification and correction of unrecognized revenue and expense.
  • Review the balance sheet reconciliations prepared by staff ensuring accuracy and timely resolution of line items.
  • Prepared daily cash management analysis and maintained budgets, balance sheet analysis and special projects.
  • Prepared monthly and quarterly financial statements and commentary of balance sheet and income statement.
  • Performed month end closing activities, including balance sheet reconciliations and monthly financial reporting.
  • Spearheaded successful completion of challenging opening balance sheet and first year-end financial statement audits.
  • Processed capital expenditures, bank and balance sheet reconciliations, and accounts payable/receivables.
  • Audit documents to include financial and expense reports-income statements/balance sheets/cash receipts/disbursements/sales taxes.
  • Performed complex general accounting functions, account analysis and balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Maintain and reconcile all Balance Sheet accounts including establishing lease amortization schedules.
  • Managed Accounting Department and prepare consolidated Income statement and balance sheet reports.
  • Maintained activity analyses of selected balance sheet and corporate expense accounts.
  • General ledger analysis and reconciliation of balance sheet and expense accounts.
  • Completed monthly reconciliations using QuickBooks to ensure accuracy of balance sheet.
  • Prepare monthly financial statements through balance sheets/income statements for five corporations.
  • Established and implemented standard balance sheet reconciliations across all 4 locations.
  • Trained bookkeepers in balance sheet maintenance increasing income statement accuracy.
  • Achieved balance sheet credibility through establishing accounting policies and procedures.

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6. Annual Budget

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Here's how Annual Budget is used in Controller jobs:
  • Prepared companies annual budget and provide regular budget to actual reports for managements review in addition to other management reporting requirements.
  • Provided value-driven recommendations to Senior Management; collaborated on developing accurate cash flow projections and provided input on annual budget.
  • Automated budget process thereby increasing both accuracy and efficiency in completion of the annual budgets and quarterly re-forecasts.
  • Developed annual budget including profit margin projection and anticipated product costs resulting in achievement of profit goals.
  • Developed and managed financial systems, annual budgets, monthly operating reports and analysis supporting plant operations.
  • Finance Transformation global initiative team member that led efficiency improvements for monthly close and annual budget processes.
  • Partnered with Director of Finance in annual budgeting by assisting departmental Directors in developing annual budget.
  • Prepared annual budgets, tax projections, financial/variance analysis and development of accounting policies and procedures.
  • Established an annual budgeting process and reporting system; enabled improved financial control of business.
  • Prepared annual budgets/forecasts and administered employee benefits plans including 401K, medical and disability policies.
  • Generated annual budget and supporting schedule documentation and all variance analyses on a monthly basis.
  • Establish financial reporting for management and financial institutions to include weekly forecasts and annual budgets.
  • Developed and implemented comprehensive annual budgets, and provided accurate and timely monthly reports.
  • Prepared annual budgets with explanations, and clarified budgetary variance against actual performance.
  • Reconstructed annual budget and achieved 100 bps improvement; developed strategic execution plan.
  • Prepared the company's annual budgets in addition to other management reporting requirements.
  • Develop annual budget, strategic business management reports, and financial statements.
  • Collaborated with Department Managers to create annual budget and prepare forecast.
  • Developed and implemented annual budgets and performed budget variance analysis.
  • Managed the annual budget process and implementation of budgetary controls.

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7. Journal Entries

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Here's how Journal Entries is used in Controller jobs:
  • Produced monthly account reconciliations, posted monthly journal entries and reviewed, analyzed, corrected and issued monthly comparative financial statements.
  • Reconciled inventory at multiple foreign and domestic warehouses and adjust journal entries to balance general ledger with perpetual inventory system.
  • Expanded general ledger access to the entire accounting department and redistributed the responsibility for journal entries and account reconciliations equitably.
  • Reviewed and approved journal entries, account reconciliations, and performed analysis of accounts for accuracy and completeness.
  • Used Lawson Portal Software to Upload/Release/Post various journal entries that required reclassification out of one account into another.
  • Compiled various payroll, depreciation, amortization and other month-end journal entries for preparation of financial statements.
  • Perform various monthly journal entries and Indirect Allocation entries after consulting with appropriate management of specific divisions.
  • Coordinated monthly close procedures including journal cutoffs, account reconciliations and recurring journal entries and adjustments.
  • Performed month-end closing activities such as preparation of journal entries/adjustments to the General Ledger.
  • Created and uploaded required month end journal entries utilizing Oracle-based accounting software.
  • Oversee subordinates work by reviewing account reconciliations and approving journal entries.
  • Reviewed and approved journal entries and account reconciliations prepared by accountant.
  • Prepared and posted monthly journal entries and balanced monthly account reconciliations.
  • Reviewed and approved financial statements, account reconciliations and journal entries.
  • Maintain journal entries and ensure overall financial data integrity.
  • Performed month end/year-end closing procedures including journal entries.
  • Reviewed and approved inter-company financial journal entries.
  • Prepared and/or reviewed adjusting journal entries.
  • Recorded extensive Inter-company journal entries.
  • Analyzed and prepared financial statements, trial balance, journal entries and adjusting entries, balance inter-companies among all hospital organizations.

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8. Internal Controls

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Here's how Internal Controls is used in Controller jobs:
  • Performed audits of financial statements and processes to ensure accuracy, compliance and adequate internal controls exists to safeguard hospital assets.
  • Reduced finance department costs through business process reviews and the elimination of unnecessary work, while maintaining adequate internal controls.
  • Coordinate and conduct internal audits to determine level of financial exposure to company and recommend improvements to strengthen internal controls.
  • Monitor the efficiency and effectiveness of all areas of internal controls and propose accounting procedures to enhance asset protection.
  • Improved financial reporting accuracy by 35% by restructuring internal controls and policies to manage inventory and financial analysis.
  • Analyzed organization's critical business requirements, identified deficiencies and potential opportunities, internal controls, and computer systems.
  • Assisted in the relocation of an existing manufacturing facility to the Auburn area including internal controls and inventory management.
  • Identified and resolved significant financial issues leading to a greatly improved financial picture and strengthened internal controls.
  • Design and implement strong internal controls to help safeguard company assets and ensure financial statement integrity.
  • Discovered inadequate internal controls regarding computer network and lack of any backup or disaster recovery system.
  • Implemented internal controls and processes in a start-up environment resulting in positive audit opinions and feedback.
  • Risk Analysis and the development of procedures for and implemented improvements to internal controls as necessary.
  • Provide continuous assessment of internal controls to ensure a proper financial and operational control environment.
  • Reviewed accounting internal controls procedures periodically to prevent fraud; Built and developed accounting team.
  • Ensured timely and accurate financial reporting and integrity of financial and project accounting internal controls.
  • Implemented new and improved existing internal controls resulting in more timely and accurate financial information.
  • Identified and implemented financial and operating procedures to enhance internal controls surrounding the financial operations.
  • Implemented the basic system of internal controls including introducing bank reconciliations and balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Developed internal controls and related documentation for compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley Act and supported external audits.
  • Analyze internal controls to ensure assets are adequately safeguarded and results are accurately reported.

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9. Gaap

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Here's how Gaap is used in Controller jobs:
  • Designed and implemented financial reporting procedures, including modifications to software packages to ensure compliance with GAAP and internal audit procedures.
  • Implemented closing procedures for five entities that allowed the timely preparation of monthly and quarterly consolidated GAAP financial statements.
  • Established and maintained GAAP compliant accounting procedures leading a seven-person accounting team for this internet-based retail company.
  • Produced GAAP monthly financial statements, communicating with cross functional operations to ensure compliance with budgetary goals.
  • Developed and implemented accounting policies to comply with GAAP requirements, SOX requirements and management reporting requirements.
  • Provided accounting support assisting management in recording transactions in accordance with GAAP, especially revenue recognition.
  • Review and update internal control procedures and ensure compliance with appropriate GAAP standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Developed internal auditing department improving control systems, operational efficiency, and compliance with GAAP.
  • Prepare consolidated financial statements and informative reports on monthly basis ensuring compliance with GAAP.
  • Established and executed internal controls over accounting and financial procedures in accordance with GAAP.
  • Adhered to Sarbanes-Oxley regulations and warranted compliance with GAAP and Corporate reporting requirements.
  • Restored credibility of financial reporting and results through adherence to disciplined GAAP accounting.
  • Developed monthly close procedures to facilitate timely monthly reporting in accordance with GAAP.
  • Review revenue and expenditure activity ensuring proper accounting in accordance with GAAP.
  • Devised and implemented policies/procedures to ensure conformity with GAAP and company directives.
  • Developed and maintained internal control procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP.
  • Managed Financial aspects of operations for GAAP and regulatory compliance.
  • Instituted procedures for preparing financial statements resulting compliance with GAAP.
  • Prepared GAAP compliant internal and external consolidated financial statements.
  • Developed and maintained accounting control procedures according to GAAP.

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10. CPA

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Here's how CPA is used in Controller jobs:
  • Worked with company CPA to ensure accuracy and integrity of financial information and assisted with internal audits to ensure regulatory compliance.
  • Decreased amount of time for end-of-year independent CPA audited financial statement production through more timely and accurate reporting.
  • Worked closely with corporate CPA and corporate attorney to maintain accurate records and timely financial statements.
  • Prepared fiscal and financial reports in accordance with AICPA guidelines for not-for-profit organizations.
  • Spearheaded efforts to increase procedure efficiency and eliminate costly CPA outsourcing.
  • Participated in implementation of ACCPAC accounting system.
  • Saved CORE 120 CPA man hours on financial statements by accurately preparing work papers necessary to complete review started by CPA.
  • Interacted with personnel from fortune 500 companies such as PG&E, SCE, lenders and an independent CPA firm.
  • Coordinate periodic reporting, Monthly-end close and Annual Review with CPA for Officer presentation and account for deferrals or required accruals.
  • Reduced reliance on the CPA firm employed by the company, therefore drastically reducing the amount paid for outside consulting fees.
  • Manage tax preparation and quarterly estimates for all holdings working with CPA firms retained to prepare tax returns and audit statements.
  • Work directly with external CPA firm in completing the first Financial Statement Review for 2012 and the first Audit for 2013.
  • Ensured the accurate performance of accounting initiatives regarding federal and state contracts, DCAA audits, and external CPA requirements.
  • Prepared monthly client invoices and forwarded via Wide Area Work Flow (WAWF); contracts are CPAF and FFP.
  • Managed the daily financial operations of Contract Furniture Transport, INC and its others four subsidiaries companies using ACCPAC/QUICKBOOKS software.
  • Serve as point-person for all review, audit, and tax related issues and their resolution with contracted CPA firm.
  • Directed yearly audits with outside CPA firm specializing in hotels and timeshares, and prepared use and sales tax returns.
  • Led 2 team members and compiled quarterly and annual reports for outside CPA firm, shareholders, and financial institutions.
  • Developed expertise in Crystal Reports software to create the best management reports and documents from ACCPAC for this company.
  • Liaised with outside CPA with regards to Line of Credit update as well as prior years' IRS audit.

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11. Human Resources

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Here's how Human Resources is used in Controller jobs:
  • Handled all insurance/pension/investment/real estate/human resources/employee benefit responsibilities.
  • Partnered with human resources to successfully re-negotiate union labor contract, achieving more stringent corporate and division spending guidelines.
  • Developed, implemented, reviewed, & updated strategic planning objectives including financial performance and human resources activities.
  • Provided local Human Resources support including development of job descriptions, policy interpretation and dispute resolution.
  • Directed all accounting and finance functions for a commercial contractor to include human resources/office manager.
  • Conducted human resources duties and managed safety compliance with Federal and State safety regulations.
  • Foster team collaboration and perform cross-functional responsibilities, including key human resources functions.
  • Implemented cross-training initiative in multiple departments including accounting, payroll and human resources.
  • Established and enforced standard operating procedures across accounting and human resources departments.
  • Served as an interim supervisor for Information Technology and Human Resources.
  • Directed global financial operations of Human Resources function and EMC University.
  • Directed and administered company payroll, benefits and human resources.
  • Supervised accounting staff and performed general ongoing human resources functions.
  • Supervised Information Technology and Human Resources activities and four individuals.
  • Managed Human Resources and implemented the Information Systems operations.
  • Managed Accounts Payable/Human Resources associate and Accounts Receivable associate.
  • Worked closely with Human Resources during bi-weekly payroll generation.
  • Provided operational support for human resources and management.
  • Co-authored re-classification of Controller position with Human Resources.
  • Developed and implemented Human Resources policies and procedures.

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12. Variance Analysis

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Here's how Variance Analysis is used in Controller jobs:
  • Prepared and monitored annual operating budget; compared monthly budget to actual expenses and prepared monthly variance analysis and forecast reports.
  • Mentored new accountants on operational accounting, expense analysis, company standards, and variance analysis to drive operational excellence.
  • Published timely and complete financial statements, supporting schedules and variance analysis, providing detailed explanations of budget variances.
  • Developed and implemented budget tracking procedures, analyzed job performance results, and reported budget to actual variance analysis.
  • Prepared, maintained forecasting, budgeting and other financial models; performed/presented variance analysis and financial results to management.
  • Performed budgeting, financial analysis, variance analysis, financial statement preparation, consolidation, and financial modeling activities.
  • Developed and prepared executive summary schedules including monthly operational results, budget variance analysis and cash flow forecast.
  • Perform all forecasting, variance analysis, budget preparation, material usage/purchase price variance analysis, asset management.
  • Perform monthly account reconciliations, variance analysis and monitor general ledger transactions along with month end closing procedures.
  • Coordinate and supervise preparation of monthly expenditure variance analysis, account analysis, and gross margin analysis.
  • Performed various duties including budgeting and forecasting; variance analysis; capital budgeting; cost benefit analysis.
  • Prepared accurate and timely financial reporting and variance analysis, continually improving management's decision making capacity.
  • Prepared monthly close for six entities and provided financial information and variance analysis to Senior Management.
  • Prepared annual budget / variance analysis and forecasting for 25 departments with commentary for executive members.
  • Designed variance analysis documents to be used by all departments and reviewed/approved changes to department budgets.
  • Streamlined processes for the monthly general ledger closings and distribution of operating results and variance analysis.
  • Collaborated with key stakeholders and c-level executives on variance analysis, cost control, and reconciliation.
  • Prepared monthly management reports with variance analysis, full year forecasts, and recommendations for improvement.
  • Prepared and maintained budgets and forecasts and performed variance analysis in accordance with business plan.
  • Prepared monthly journal entries, monthly account reconciliations, quarterly financial reports and variance analysis.

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13. Annual Audit

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Here's how Annual Audit is used in Controller jobs:
  • Managed coordination of annual audit, annual stock valuation, and legal strategy relative to Company's strategic and operational restructuring.
  • Restructured accounting procedures and developed new department policy guidelines, resulting in dramatic improvements in annual audit results.
  • Coordinated annual auditing, project planning and analysis for new residential subdivisions and preparation of annual budget.
  • Coordinated annual audit and tax return preparation with external auditors, receiving unqualified audit opinions each year.
  • Facilitated annual audit for management company, property company and related charter high schools under contract.
  • Produced unqualified opinions for annual audits and fulfilled reporting requirements to investment partners and lending institutions.
  • Coordinated annual audit: prepared audit schedules, audit report and supporting documentation for external auditors.
  • Completed all details of annual audit and worked with independent auditors in preparing annual financial statements.
  • Conducted internal examinations in preparation for annual audits and served as liaison to external auditors.
  • Prepare the consolidated annual audited financial statements and related footnotes and schedules annual financial audits.
  • Worked directly with independent audit teams in coordinating and completing annual audits and quarterly reviews.
  • Coordinate and supervise the annual audit and regulatory examinations of financial reporting and operations.
  • Coordinated annual audits and served as liaison to external auditors and regulatory agencies.
  • Coordinated annual audit and preparation of corporate income tax returns by independent accountants.
  • Managed and coordinated external annual audit and inventory physical count of international subsidiaries.
  • Coordinated the annual audit including preparing supporting schedules and responding to questions.
  • Accepted full responsibility for dealing with external auditors for annual auditing process.
  • Ensured the organization achieved positive annual audits by preparing all required data.
  • Planned and coordinated annual audit of publicly traded holding company and subsidiaries.
  • Coordinate and manage General Liability and Worker's Compensation annual audits.

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14. Quickbooks

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Here's how Quickbooks is used in Controller jobs:
  • Developed new inventory management procedures in QuickBooks to improve the accuracy of the company's financial statements.
  • Utilized QuickBooks Online to generate internal financial statements and facilitate day to day accounting operations.
  • Supervised accounting and bookkeeping functions using QuickBooks and prepared financial reports.
  • Converted accounting/billing/payable/payroll records from SBT LAN-database computer system to QuickBooks.
  • Designed QuickBooks to record income on the percentage-of-completion accounting method.
  • Performed computerized bookkeeping and payroll processing using QuickBooks.
  • Performed financial and credit accounting using QuickBooks.
  • Developed accounting systems using QuickBooks Contractors Edition.
  • Utilize QuickBooks for company financial information
  • Managed staff of 4 administration assistants that included accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, funding and closing within QuickBooks.
  • Implemented software transition from QuickBooks Enterprise to Sage 300 Timberline Enterprise to allow for better job service tracking and accounting function.
  • Reconciled Vendor statements; issued payment either by check or credit card and applied these payments against open invoices in QuickBooks.
  • Enhance trust investment reporting and trust financial reporting from QuickBooks to Total Return producing current time Trust Holding Statement and AUM.
  • Developed and implemented QuickBooks POS accounting system for accurate reporting of financial data including inventory, sales, and costs.
  • Converted QuickBooks accounts payable and general ledger to MS Dynamics SL accounts payable, fixed assets, and general ledger.
  • Perform month-end close, produce financial statements using QuickBooks for this developer of brain training software for the consumer market.
  • Facilitated General Ledger system conversion from QuickBooks to Great Plains, decreasing month end close cycle by ten days.
  • Coordinated and implemented the accounting software upgrade from QuickBooks to Solomon and then from Solomon to Great Plains.
  • Utilize American Contractor Accounting Software, Sage 300/Timberline and QuickBooks to ensure the seamless functioning of the department.
  • Led Accounting Department in the successful migration from the QuickBooks general ledger to the implementation of Sage MAS200.

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15. A/P

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Here's how A/P is used in Controller jobs:
  • Introduced business process improvements that enhanced A/P functions, established common vendor files, eliminated duplication
  • Communicated with international teams to develop and execute business strategy relating to A/P.
  • Managed a team of junior staff accountants and maintaining quality control throughout the entire monthly billing, A/P & A/R processes.
  • Calculated the Foreign Exchange Loss or Gain on all foreign A/P and foreign A/R each month based on all open positions.
  • Supervised a staff of 3 that covered all areas of accounting including A/P, A/R, bank reconciliation, and payroll.
  • Managed an accounting department of 4 personnel: A/P clerk/receptionist, Time and Material clerk, Payroll administrator and Assistant Controller.
  • Managed an Accounting staff of 8 to 10 professionals, which included A/P, A/R, Payroll, and Cost Accounting.
  • Limited risks by overseeing A/R, A/P, payroll, Human Resources (HR), and daily cash flow management.
  • Maintained A/P, A/R, Payroll, General Ledger and Financial Statements using VCI software, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word.
  • Configured labor cost report daily, monthly accruals of A/P invoices, and submitted financial department spend down budgeting log monthly.
  • Generated monthly financial statements, general ledger, A/P, A/R, payroll, sales tax, extensive departmental job cost.
  • Reduced A/P staff by one FTE and accelerated processing time by ~33% through development and implementation of computerized A/P system.
  • Manage the accuracy and productivity of day-to-day activities of A/P, A/R, payroll, inventory, fixed assets and operations.
  • Worked closely with A/P, billing and A/R and was responsible for all communication with all the facilities and management relations.
  • Instituted productivity standards in A/P, which increased the productivity of the department and significantly reduced the backlog of unprocessed documents.
  • Administer all Accounting functions from A/P, A/R, general ledger and reconciliations to analysis, cash flow planning and budgeting.
  • Managed all finance and accounting functions (A/R, A/P, cash management, analysis, budgets and activity reports).
  • Managed all finance and accounting functions (A/R, A/P, cash management, G/L, Payroll and reporting).
  • Supervised daily activities of A/P, A/R, G/L, P/R, Credit/Collection, HR, IT and Purchasing departments.
  • Manage daily operation of Billing, A/R, A/P, Payroll, Credit & Collections, Inventory and Fixed Assets.

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16. ERP

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Here's how ERP is used in Controller jobs:
  • Implemented ERP system for entire organization, including development of operational processes with business partners for inventory, production and sales.
  • Completed ERP implementation, established and managed accounting department, and performed Controller functions for a POS manufacturing and repair company.
  • Improved manufacturing processes by leading strategy, operational user training, and account handling for implementation of a mission-critical ERP system.
  • Analyzed and interpreted financial and operational data resulting in reduced and contained costs while sustaining flexibility to support growth initiatives.
  • Worked with a computer programmer to establish an effective perpetual inventory management system for all locations including vehicles.
  • Interpreted and adapted corporate marketing directives to optimize productivity and boost sales at all retail locations.
  • Received recognition from ERP accounting system developers for creative adaptation of rental program into accounting system.
  • Develop an inventory transaction balancing system to eliminate general ledger material variances from the inventory perpetual.
  • Executed accounts receivable reporting enhancements and reconciliation procedures in order to integrate QuickBooks Enterprise accounting software.
  • Implemented JD Edwards ERP software to significantly improve accounting and financial management efficiency and accuracy.
  • Provide advice and guidance in financial areas requiring extensive interpretation of accounting processes and methods.
  • Identified and investigated variances to financial plans and operational budgets by interpreting financial results.
  • Compiled supporting documentation for U.S. operations with consolidations via UTC's Hyperion Enterprise system.
  • Presented, interpreted, and discussed Resort financial information at weekly management meetings.
  • Key Finance member identifying system requirements and business process for an ERP implementation.
  • Served as Project Leader in selection of new enterprise-wide accounting and manufacturing system.
  • Developed financial performance measurements for company and interpreted key business performance indicators.
  • Managed the Platinum accounting package and interface to proprietary ERP operations system.
  • Interpreted financial status and prepared financial and operational reports for board meetings.
  • Facilitated cross-functional project teams related to accounting operations and ERP system conversions.

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17. Oversight

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Here's how Oversight is used in Controller jobs:
  • Established and enforced corporate policies; provided comprehensive oversight of accounting functions; and maintained records for parent company and auditors.
  • Corrected and updated the financial reporting system and instituted financial integrity throughout the organization via operational and financial oversight and controls.
  • Joint oversight responsibility that restrictions on temporarily restricted and permanently restricted funds were met and applicable reports were properly filed.
  • Ensured collaboration with Public Safety and other departments to ensure effective coordination and oversight of SFMC's Emergency Management Program.
  • Instituted corporate oversight, created policies and procedures, developed compliance and reporting that complied with Sarbanes-Oxley and applicable jurisdictions.
  • Worked collaboratively with governmental and community agencies in full support of housing stock development, ownership, and oversight.
  • Provide accounting oversight and prepare all month-end reporting and reconciliations for Frankfort YMCA through management services agreement.
  • Provided oversight and verification of physical inventory counts for different locations and provided support as needed.
  • Provided executive leadership for Tier 2 automotive stamping company including direct oversight of all financial activities.
  • Provided expert oversight in daily financial operations of the organization focusing on managing budgets and audits.
  • Reported quarterly to management and oversight committees using both integrated software and custom Excel reporting systems.
  • Provided oversight authority to Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and treasury functions including bank reconciliations.
  • Restructured operating budget to align with organization structure, providing stronger management oversight and control.
  • Provided accounting oversight of conversion from manually recorded inventory system to a computerized inventory system.
  • Key areas of responsibility include accounting oversight of oil and gas operations for several entities.
  • Provide inventory control support including oversight and audit of cycle counts and annual physical inventory.
  • Instituted quality control oversight of order entry that significantly reduced shipment and billing errors.
  • Shared services responsibilities include oversight of the international accounts payable and fixed assets functions.
  • Provided on-site management and oversight of 5 accounting, financial and inventory analysts.
  • Strengthened and enforced requisition and approval procedures resulting in increased oversight of purchases.

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18. Inventory Control

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Here's how Inventory Control is used in Controller jobs:
  • Major responsibilities included financial statement reporting and cash flow analysis and partnering with General Manager on strategic planning and inventory control.
  • Rescheduled customer deliveries to facilitate cost savings and aided in the development of route profitability reporting system and basic inventory control system
  • Lead implementation of fully integrated accounting and inventory control system; designed automated interfaces with key customers to maximize operational efficiency.
  • Managed all accounting functions, including cash management, inventory control and bank loan covenant compliance of highly leveraged specialty retailer.
  • Designed and Implemented system of internal controls to accurately captured sales, inventory controls, expenditures and track capital assets.
  • Created system level procedures to establish inventory controls for product management, consignment inventory, and daily sales audit protocols.
  • Introduced inventory controls and inventory scheduling, which provided greater accuracy when tracking inventory valuation and cost of goods sold.
  • Led project to automate manual shipping/receiving and third-party inventory systems, resulting in improved inventory control and customer service.
  • Conducted operational and financial audits of subsidiary with emphasis on manufacturing; purchasing, capital expenditure and inventory control.
  • Installed on-line order processing/invoicing system providing order status, inventory status and improved customer service and inventory control.
  • Implemented new policies restricting access to the warehouse and placed new inventory control measures improving inventory accuracy.
  • Designed computerized accounting systems, inventory control, commission charge back schedules and cooperative advertising procedures.
  • Worked with all departments on integration of inventory controls and fixed asset and capital approval management.
  • Developed and implemented inventory controls and store operating procedures reducing inventory write-offs by over 50%.
  • Reported under-performing assets and slow moving inventory that assisted in better inventory control and management.
  • Redesigned and computerized inventory controls and reporting for accuracy and timely daily and weekly inventory.
  • Performed service contract administration, inventory control, salesmen commissions, lease administration and billing.
  • Designed and implemented purchasing and inventory controls through procedural development, computerization and staff training.
  • Reviewed and coordinated accounting policies and inventory controls to management of operations and the stores.
  • Work closely with manufacturing department to manage inventory control and reconciliation of perpetual inventory system.

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19. Real Estate

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Here's how Real Estate is used in Controller jobs:
  • Facilitated all phases of accounting for 3 different divisions; construction/real estate sales, coin-operated laundry and the telecommunication businesses.
  • Coordinated communication with outside legal counsel regarding real estate tax assessment appeals process on a company-owned Washington, D.C. property.
  • Promoted to leverage entrepreneurial creativity in conducting financial analyses and takeoffs on all potential high-end residential real estate developments.
  • Perform acquisition and management analysis for a variety of real estate and construction projects including office and retail.
  • Managed administrative and property management functions for approximately 10 land development and real estate holding companies.
  • Established new operations unit within real estate department to contend with the increasing foreclosed property portfolio.
  • Developed marketing and website strategies as well as performed property management and real estate brokerage functions.
  • Evaluated and recommended potential real estate investments using discounted cash flow analysis for participation and development.
  • Developed and maintained financial and accounting procedures for all real estate developments and portfolio holdings.
  • Managed all financial and related operations for growing pharmaceutical company and associated real estate partnerships.
  • Managed all company facilities, landlord relationships and was actively involved in real estate acquisitions.
  • Market conditions did not allow for further real estate development and property management opportunities.
  • Perform financial planning, analysis and forecasting for prospective real estate investment projects.
  • Involved extensively in the accounting for foreclosed real estate and other repossessed assets.
  • Negotiated $9,500,000 financing package for a real estate consolidation and company recapitalization.
  • Established real estate subdivision to facilitate transformation of nonperforming securities into rental property.
  • Implemented real estate and endowment trust systems that provided extensive liability protection.
  • Managed the financial operations of a real estate development and management company.
  • Tenant real estate tax and operating expense recovery estimates and subsequent reconciliations.
  • Managed cash management for over thirty companies involved in real estate development.

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20. Revenue Growth

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Here's how Revenue Growth is used in Controller jobs:
  • Implemented Solomon accounting software allowing department to handle 20% revenue growth and additional reporting requirements without additional staff or expense.
  • Reorganized department personnel and recruited to develop a service oriented support organization that would facilitate rapid revenue growth.
  • Evaluate and prepare strategic business plans and budgets that established accountability for achieving operational objectives and revenue growth.
  • Evaluated operational performance and made recommendations to management to drive efficiency, profitability and revenue growth.
  • Revitalized revenue growth and current and future profitability through analysis and restructuring of outdated business practices.
  • Prepared annual financial budget and forecasting statements for future revenue growth and cost saving opportunities.
  • Streamlined the financial operation achieving greater profitability despite flat revenue growth.
  • Created sales and marketing metrics, used to boost market penetration and product performance, leading to revenue growth of 3X.
  • Managed Accounting and administrative requirements during period of revenue growth from $12 Million to $50 Million per year.
  • Managed annual North America revenue growth from $100 million prior to acquisition to $250 million in fiscal 2007.
  • Served as key leader of the senior management team, effectively accomplishing an annual revenue growth exceeding 25%.
  • Provide the Financial Leadership necessary to assist in maximizing the Business Unit's revenue growth while managing direct expenses.
  • Established financial foundation to manage revenue growth from $60M per year to $380M over 10-year period.
  • Led and facilitated the achievement of property annual goals and targets to ensure profitability and revenue growth.
  • Led department through revenue growth period from $6 million to $24.5 million over five years.
  • Initiated policies and streamlined procedures enabling revenue growth from $500K to $5M in 3 years.
  • Oversee financial planning, analysis and reporting focusing on revenue growth planned at $570M for 2011.
  • Contributed to revenue growth by reducing annual audit fees $25,000 and increasing A/R by $300,000.
  • Increased revenue growth by 15%, through the installation and maintenance of cost/time client billing functions.
  • Created KPI's to measure and provide accountability to affect revenue growth and increase profitability.

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21. Due Diligence

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Here's how Due Diligence is used in Controller jobs:
  • Facilitated coordination of external financial and compliance audits, as wells as due diligence processes for acquisitions and other investment opportunities.
  • Reorganized and streamlined the financial operations, established creditable investor relations, performed due diligence and improved operational accountability.
  • Evaluated profitability and risk in mergers, acquisitions and divestiture programs, expedited due diligence and transaction closings.
  • Coordinated extensive and comprehensive due diligence reviews of portfolio during sale of company's property management division.
  • Participated in and oversaw due diligence of mergers and buy-outs of companies and consolidated financial reporting.
  • Performed financial due diligence and integration of acquired properties, and assist in transition during assimilation.
  • Performed after acquisition due diligence with corporate attorneys and tax consultants of a complex foreign/domestic acquisition.
  • Protected capital through disciplined due diligence of trading agreements, collateral management and investment opportunities.
  • Contributed to due diligence and assimilation of acquired Illinois business into existing and new facilities.
  • Negotiated and closed an acquisition of a competitor after performing due diligence.
  • Generated numerous analyses for potential investors and supported their due diligence.
  • Performed financial due diligence, budget and forecasting analysis for investors.
  • Coordinated the due diligence documentation for new venture capital financing.
  • Conducted financial analysis and due diligence on potential acquisition targets.
  • Recognized for expediting and facilitating due diligence and transition processes.
  • Administered several due diligence projects involving mergers and acquisitions.
  • Performed due diligence and financial modeling for acquisition candidates.
  • Performed due diligence on regional and national acquisition targets.
  • Performed due diligence and integrated financial results for acquisitions.
  • Performed all due diligence on potential acquisition candidates.

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22. ADP

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Here's how ADP is used in Controller jobs:
  • Initiate process improvement and system implementation tasks, Concur expense report automation, and ADP payroll/HR/Benefit system implementation.
  • Created custom reports in ADP for accounting department analysis and distribution to management.
  • Implemented new ADP computer system to enhance operational efficiency in department.
  • Administered and managed automated ADP personnel/payroll system.
  • Bank reconciliation, financial reporting, month end adjustments, budgeting/forecasting, payroll (w/ ADP) and human resources.
  • Developed a Human Resources database for HR personnel in Paradox through text file downloads from ADP to extend information tracking.
  • Prepare and process employees payroll through ADP using Pay force include Garnishment, liens, 401k retirement and medical deductions.
  • Processed, transmitted (via internet to ADP), received, and recorded payroll on a weekly basis.
  • Processed payroll tax payments and work tax notices ~ ADP payroll processing and Tax Returns, GTL, account reconciliation
  • Coordinated system conversions from ADP to PeopleSoft Payroll and from MAS A/P and General Ledger modules to PeopleSoft 8.4.
  • Managed all aspects of accounting and finance functions including: ADP payroll, A/P, A/R, and HR.
  • Initialized ADP payroll, which reduced costs and the number of errors being made within the payroll cycle.
  • Administered all aspects of payroll using ADP and HR including 401K administration, benefits management and employee orientations.
  • Managed Corporate, US and Canadian payrolls, which included switch from ADP to hosted, self-service solution.
  • Supervised and performed daily functions of AP, AR, ADP Payroll, GL, Pricing and Costing.
  • Switched from ADP to Fidelity saving the company money and switching to a much better payroll company.
  • Process monthly Payroll (ADP), manage benefits, depreciation, and multiple recurring journal entries.
  • Acted in ADP Implementation, encompassing payroll, HR solutions, 401k, Cobra, and FSA.
  • Implement and automate the PTO calculation and General Ledger interface link between MAS90 accounting system and ADP.
  • Processed ADP Payroll for up to 250 employees & contractors, resolved payroll related errors and issues.

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23. Financial Management

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Here's how Financial Management is used in Controller jobs:
  • Serve as key member of total Company financial management group to improve/share/develop consistent procedures/strategy and focus on future needs and direction.
  • Directed financial management functions including development and analysis of financial statements, forecasts & budgets for this $20M technology corporation.
  • Converted the business from paper bookkeeping to computerized inventory and financial management, resulting in a more efficient and accurate dealership.
  • Direct and coordinate activities of administrative services team by providing guidance regarding financial management, personnel support and front desk operations.
  • Direct financial management functions which included development of monthly financial statements and assisted in preparation of financial forecasts with department managers.
  • Key contributor to the strategy, financial management, organizational efficiency and performance of all operating companies within the region.
  • Reported directly to CEO, developing entire financial management infrastructure for start-up, e-commerce based, shipping industry solutions provider.
  • Established short-term planning and management initiatives related to financial management, accounting programs, and associated financial reporting processes.
  • Provided leadership and direction to the financial personnel charged with accounting, general ledger activity, and financial management.
  • Served as Controller responsible for all financial management and accounting functions through financial statement preparation, analysis and reporting.
  • Improved quality and reliability of financial reports while administering financial management systems, evaluated and integrated new applications.
  • Managed all aspects of financial management of a small environmental service company with numerous divisions and reporting requirements.
  • Directed financial management functions including development of monthly financial statements, financial forecasts, and cash flow projections.
  • Reported directly to the Chief Financial Officer for the total financial management and operational efficiency of the facility.
  • Streamlined accounting processes and presented successful business case to president to adopt new technologies to strengthen financial management.
  • Perform financial management functions that include preparation of monthly/yearly financial statements, budgets, and standard costing updates.
  • Developed and maintained a highly skilled accounting, financial management and loan servicing team to achieve established objectives.
  • Directed financial teams and operations in the Indianapolis, Columbus and Pittsburgh offices to provide comprehensive financial management.
  • Work directly with the Senior Corporate Financial Management for transitioning and facilitating procedural changes due to the acquisition.
  • Synthesized financial management data to interpret the composite financial results of the operations on a daily basis.

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24. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Controller jobs:
  • Managed accounting department for all Texas locations, developed consolidated reports and budgets for management and supervised office and customer service personnel
  • Assisted legal and customer service departments in overhauling contract process to establish safeguards that minimized the risks associated with long-term contracts.
  • Identified & developed effective department managers to transform Information Technology and Customer Service areas from company weaknesses into strategic strengths.
  • Branch Operations management responsibilities performed, supported by three Producers and four Customer Service Representatives for Personal Lines Insurance.
  • Worked closely with Customer Service Manager to significantly decrease inventory on-hand and begin migration to a JIT inventory system.
  • Work with the polymer/raw material supply chain and customer service concerning availability of materials based on customer demand.
  • Designed division guidelines for obtaining and storing exemption and resale certificates by collaborating with customer service department.
  • Reconciled and managed inventory, communicated shortages to production and scheduling in order to maximize customer service.
  • Reduced inventory levels 30-50% while maintaining customer service and assisted in Federal Financial Aid implementation.
  • Managed website, operational software development, and implementing customer service support and financial gateway solutions.
  • Served as a company leader, organizing team-building events and training that prioritized high-level customer service.
  • Supervised management personnel within the Accounting, Information Services, Customer Service, Payroll/Benefits departments.
  • Increased employee satisfaction and productivity by restructuring job descriptions and doubled customer service satisfaction rate.
  • Minimized billing errors by coordinating data entry and reporting with customer service and distribution departments.
  • Designed an innovative customer service offering to drive new business and achieve existing client satisfaction.
  • Provided customer service and general information to over 500,000 guests and distinguished visitors annually.
  • Improved supply chain processes by implementing cross-functional efforts in customer service and repair operations.
  • Developed scheduling systems, formulating production plans that optimized output against customer service targets.
  • Instituted strong, energetic customer service/hospitality for clients during and after trade shows.
  • Provide elevated internal / external customer service through effective and efficient daily communication/interactions.

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25. Close Process

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Here's how Close Process is used in Controller jobs:
  • Managed the month-end close process effectively and prepared accurate and timely financial reports in line with International Financial Reporting Standards.
  • Implemented weekly operational excellence process which analyzed key financial and operational data, reducing month-end close process by two days.
  • Directed month-end close process and financial statement/MD&A preparation and created positive professional relationships with users of financial information.
  • Prepared monthly sales and expense forecasts, supervised monthly close process and communicated results through comprehensive written reports.
  • Implemented efficient month end close process resulting in financial statements consistently meeting internal and external deadlines.
  • Total responsibility for month-end close process and consolidated financial reporting for multiple dealership platforms within deadlines.
  • Streamlined the monthly close process resulting in overall department efficiency and significantly improving overall reporting accuracy.
  • Managed monthly general ledger close process, financial statement preparation and consolidation of 13 entities.
  • Managed month-end close process including establishment and communication of reporting timetables and deadlines.
  • Managed month-end close process through financial statements and regional financial and operational reporting.
  • Created close process and implemented numerous process enhancements to improve financial accuracy.
  • Automated close process to consistently meet reporting deadlines with standardization of processes.
  • Attested to Sarbanes-Oxley requirements surrounding integrity of balance sheet and close process.
  • Establish monthly close process with corporate financial calendar ensuring timely deliverable deadlines.
  • Directed month-end close process and financial statement preparation for management/potential investors.
  • Performed monthly financial close process including the analysis of financial statements.
  • Performed month-end accounting close process and prepared internal financial statements.
  • Create questionnaire/feedback form to promote continuous improvement of close process.
  • Managed entity account analysis and year-end close process.
  • Conducted month-end work-in-process calculations and close process.

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26. Annual Sales

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Here's how Annual Sales is used in Controller jobs:
  • Manage financial and accounting functions for an electronics distributor/manufacturer generating annual sales in excess of 60 million.
  • Coordinated and directed all financial operations for a $5 million annual sales wholesale manufacturing company.
  • Supported annual sales planning process by communicating materials availability and production's capacity.
  • Manage financial and accounting functions for an automotive marketing & logistics corporation generating annual sales in excess of $5 million.
  • Managed and coordinated accounting functions for the company which generated annual sales ranging between approximately $30 and $60 million.
  • Managed Accounting, IS and HR staff for this custom injection molder and tool manufacturer with annual sales of $10MM.
  • Manage financial and accounting functions for a wholesale distributor generating annual sales in excess of $200 Million (ex-tax).
  • Managed all financial and accounting operations of 4 US Corporations and 2 Mexican Subsidiaries with annual sales of + $60M.
  • Prepared monthly financial reports, $144 million annual sales, responsible for 10 employees in accounting and one IS employee.
  • Managed day to day accounting functions for personal care accessories importer with annual sales volume of $8-$10 Million.
  • Contract manufacturer of drapery hardware and window blinds and shades, with plant annual sales of $90M and 1,000 employees.
  • Provided functional management and leadership for the Group sales organization (~$2.5B annual sales) and its finance team.
  • Managed financial and accounting functions for civil engineering firm generating annual sales in excess of $6 - $8 million.
  • Managed all financial, accounting and administrative staff for this privately held steel importer with annual sales of $100 million.
  • Managed daily operations for a small regional confectionery company known for chocolate Easter candies with annual sales over $2 million.
  • Major Functions: Financial Manager for a Professional Employer Organization with over 100 employees and annual sales of $260 million.
  • Provided site financial leadership for a top-five electronic manufacturing services (EMS) provider with annual sales over $8.8 billion.
  • Managed finance and accounting functions for retail organization and consolidated holdings that generated in excess of $75M in annual sales.
  • Managed the Finance and Human Resource Departments of a European based plastics manufacturing facility with $20 million in annual sales.
  • Established and oversaw the accounting department for a Department of Defense Prime Systems Contractor with $60M in annual sales.

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27. Tax Filings

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Here's how Tax Filings is used in Controller jobs:
  • Collaborated with independent auditors to prepare annual financial statements and corporate tax filings, including calculations for industry tax credits.
  • Developed procedures and timetables for corporate tax & sales/use tax filings, eliminating penalties for non-filing and erroneous filings
  • Interfaced directly with outside accounting firms/tax consultants regarding partnership tax filings including verification of final tax return information.
  • Prepare financial information necessary for outside accountants to prepare annual tax filings.
  • Discovered issues with jurisdictional tax filings.
  • Prepared all monthly/quarterly tax filings.
  • Prepared quarterly estimated tax filings.
  • Work closely with external accountants in preparation of monthly compiled financial statements, quarterly tax filings, and annual tax returns.
  • Executed the monthly, quarterly, and/or year-end tax filings for the Federal, State, City, and Use Tax.
  • Performed month end closings, journal entries, bank & general ledger reconciliation and prepared financial statements & sales tax filings.
  • Assist with the Chapter 11 bankruptcy filings, and document and prepare federal and state tax filings (as needed).
  • Investigated new system and outsourcing options for HR, payroll, sales tax filings; communicated options and recommendations to CEO.
  • Generated and maintained all aspects of the Payroll system including Federal, State and Local Payroll and Quarterly Tax filings.
  • General ledger clean-up to ensure GAAP compliance and readiness for annual KPMG audits and E&Y tax filings.
  • Worked closely with each Partner and each Company CPA to get information needed to timely complete all tax filings.
  • Interact with tax accountants for yearly tax filings for all the domestic and international companies except Japan and Taiwan.
  • Processed payroll, monthly, quarterly and yearly payroll tax filings, issuance and filing of W-2 and 1099.
  • Coordinated registration and licensing of all vehicles, prepared highway use tax returns, and completed fuel tax filings.
  • Prepared tax filings and other filings and assisted external accountants with preparation of corporate tax filings to ensure compliance.
  • Prepare and submit monthly, quarterly, and annual payroll, income, and sales tax filings and deposits.

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28. SOX

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Here's how SOX is used in Controller jobs:
  • Established SOX procedures including identifying internal controls and preparing process documentation, allowing the company to be in compliance with regulations.
  • Spearheaded Company's SOX implementation inclusive of determining, evaluation and testing of controls and affected effective timely remediation.
  • Performed corporate-wide internal audits to support IDEX SOX compliance and assess reporting integrity.
  • Coordinated and maintained SOX 404 procedural documentation and assisted in acquisition due diligence.
  • Provided recommendations for procedural improvements & Assisting in SOX compliance transition.
  • Provided SOX 302 sub-certification for internal controls related to treasury operations.
  • Documented operational procedures based on SOX and external audits' requirements.
  • Standardized reporting systems from the region and implemented SOX-complaint documentation.
  • Signed quarterly SOX Representation Letters.
  • Implemented SOX procedures and documentation.
  • Instituted best practice accounting procedures, upgraded entire accounting staff, and established fully operative SOX (Sarbanes-Oxley) control environment.
  • Work with multiple audit teams for financial statement and SOX compliance audits, as well as other miscellaneous audits as necessary.
  • Managed construction and implementation of the compliance program in preparation of first year SOX compliance requirements resulting in no material findings.
  • Initiated policies and procedures that resulted in a satisfactory grade for all internal and SOX audits during my years in Houston.
  • Simplified and implemented processes and procedures as well as executed proper business practices for GAAP, SOX and State requirements.
  • Provide professional accounting services including due diligence, audit preparation, SOX documentation, cash management and ERP System improvement.
  • Cost Down Team and IT Issues Team Finance Representative, JSOX (Japan Sarbanes-Oxley) contact for MN manufacturing facilities.
  • Implemented global SOX 404 readiness efforts in less than one year, including a strengthened company wide management certification process.
  • Achieved 100% SOX compliance after identifying and eliminating 20 deficiencies for the first time in more than three years.
  • Contract accounting work for Agricultural Company doing Quarterly Financial Reporting, Budgeting, SOX Compliance and other general accounting functions.

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29. Direct Reports

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Here's how Direct Reports is used in Controller jobs:
  • Supervised, developed, cross-trained and evaluated a staff of six direct reports, enhancing professional development and advancement.
  • Managed four direct reports while liaising with Corporate Finance Directors to effectively execute Corporate and Division directives.
  • Provided leadership to, and efficiently utilized direct reports in carrying out departmental and company objectives.
  • Supervised staff of 8 direct reports and coordinated outsourced shared services accounting organization.
  • Completed performance reviews and provided career development guidance to direct reports.
  • Managed 2 direct reports and indirectly responsible for purchasing operations.
  • Manage seven direct reports and seventy indirect billing professionals.
  • Managed direct reports domestically and indirect reports internationally.
  • Supervised Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Credit and Dealer Registration areas; seven direct reports; three auctions sales weekly.
  • Operated with lean administrative staff of 4 direct reports responsible for Accounting, Finance, HR, IT and Administrative functions.
  • Implemented ERP system for this new $100M TV production company and set up new accounting department with four direct reports.
  • Directed the finance team consisting of two direct and twenty-five indirect reports of a $1,000,000,000 in annual revenue farmer cooperative.
  • Direct reports include employees as well as volunteers from areas within the facilities, bookkeeping, communications, and IT departments.
  • Identify areas of process improvement, working with senior management, direct reports and peers to implement revised policies and processes.
  • Managed a team of 13 direct and indirect reports across purchasing, accounts receivable, accounts payable and general accounting.
  • Replaced outsourced accounting with new in-house accounting team of three direct reports for a savings of $100K per year.
  • Led three direct reports (Assistant Controller, Human Resource Manager, Cost Accountant), and four indirect reports.
  • Managed 6 direct reports to monitor and review all financial statements of the company to verify compliance and confirm accuracy.
  • Managed staff of 14, including 4 direct reports in execution of all administration and accounting functions for the business.
  • Managed a team of 11 direct reports that included accounting managers, an office manager and the human resource manager.

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30. Revenue Recognition

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Here's how Revenue Recognition is used in Controller jobs:
  • Researched and resolved accounting issues with financial and operations departments and organizations by reference to corporate policies, including revenue recognition.
  • Converted monthly accrual-basis financial statements to cash-basis revenue recognition financial statements for quarterly bonus calculations and for year-end independent audit.
  • Implemented and integrated new software that automated revenue recognition, cost accounting, inventory reconciliation, and accounts receivable management.
  • Established revenue forecasting and project cost tracking methodology and percent complete tracking system for progress billing and revenue recognition.
  • Handled revenue recognition (deferred revenue, milestone payments) and software conversions, including non-accounting related software applications.
  • Implemented a project cost accounting system with percentage of completion revenue recognition and an accounting conversion to Solomon Accounting.
  • Compiled quarterly financial statements, special reports for bonding concerns with emphasize on percentage-of-completion method of revenue recognition.
  • Prepared technical memos regarding revenue recognition, cost of revenue and responsible for consolidated audit with external auditors.
  • Developed analysis and reconciliation schedule for automating revenue recognition process for over 80,000 end user maintenance agreements.
  • Identified several reporting and accounting issues related to software capitalization, revenue recognition and equity accounting.
  • Developed a business performance reporting tool to enable meaningful revenue production analysis and appropriate revenue recognition.
  • Led implementation of equity tracking software and assisted with implementation of new revenue recognition sub-ledger module.
  • Experienced in percentage of completion method of revenue recognition including preparation of work in progress schedules.
  • Automated deferred revenue recognition process reducing closing cycle time through implementation of service and maintenance module.
  • Worked collaboratively with Managing Directors to ensure client contracts conformed to revenue recognition and cash-flow objectives.
  • Rejuvenated a failing enterprise-wide revenue recognition software solution and led it to a successful go-live.
  • Reviewed for accuracy monthly financial statements, cash management and leases for proper revenue recognition.
  • Designed, implemented and managed revenue recognition policies and procedures and related deferred revenue schedules.
  • Developed VSOE documentation for proper software revenue recognition for the companies various hardware/software products.
  • Provide financial advice to sales and other departments regarding revenue recognition and customer profitability.

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31. Special Projects

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Here's how Special Projects is used in Controller jobs:
  • Coordinated year-end audit and special projects with outside auditors; prepared weekly cash flow analysis and developed and maintained banking relationships.
  • Utilized time management and prioritization skills to effectively manage multiple job responsibilities through completion of special projects assigned by senior management.
  • Supported management team in all business planning activities, budget development and administration, and completed other special projects as assigned.
  • Performed accounting research and special projects as required including cash flow analysis, cost projections, reconciliations and other financial analysis.
  • Led special projects to enhance financial planning and analysis and drive better strategic decision making by leveraging SAP functionality.
  • Prepared monthly financial statements, account analysis, bank reconciliations, marketing/sales analysis and special projects as required.
  • Provide financial analysis to evaluate company special projects, programs, capital expenditures, products costing when necessary.
  • Improved communications with United Kingdom headquarters executives, assisting new personnel with accurate information and special projects.
  • Provide financial analysis tools to evaluate company ventures or special projects, programs and capital expenditures.
  • Researched and implemented efficient procedures to streamline business and increase profitability on many special projects.
  • Advised teams of special projects and expedited operations anticipated to delay normal production.
  • Supported special projects, compiling necessary data and preparing detailed financial models.
  • Provided finance and accounting support to major company initiatives and special projects.
  • Performed financial analyses on special projects including pricing and capital expenditure requests.
  • Prepared monthly financial statements, variance analysis and special projects as required.
  • Performed special projects to assist management with investment and purchase decisions.
  • Directed special projects from development through scheduling and completion.
  • Lead special projects relating to organization's infrastructure.
  • Executed other special projects and responsibilities as assigned.
  • Assisted corporate management with special projects as required.

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32. Monthly Basis

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Here's how Monthly Basis is used in Controller jobs:
  • Provided timely management information on a daily and monthly basis, which accurately reflected the profitability of the firm.
  • Inventory Controller - Performed physical inventory on a monthly basis and reconciled actual inventory count to locations software.
  • Consolidated accounting data into informational charts which are prepared and reported on a weekly and monthly basis.
  • Write editorials for marketing publications on a monthly basis, furnishing expertise from an established surgical practice.
  • Prepared a comparative analysis of firm inventory valuations with outside service providers on a monthly basis.
  • Developed and automated procedures to deliver accurate and timely financial statements on a monthly basis.
  • Perform analysis of operations on a monthly basis and make recommendations for process improvement.
  • Complete financial preparation on a monthly basis as well as reconciliations and analysis.
  • Prepare forecast statements on a monthly basis for management and financial institutions.
  • Worked closely with subsidiary presidents evaluating job results on a monthly basis.
  • Reported and interpreted financial results on a monthly basis to senior management.
  • Maintained computerized general ledgers and account reconciliations on a monthly basis.
  • Prepared and present financial information on monthly basis to upper management.
  • Reconciled and submitted extended warranty policies on a monthly basis.
  • Reconcile inter-company balances on monthly basis with parent company.
  • Prepare forecasting for expenditures on a bi-monthly basis.
  • Communicate analyzing with management team on monthly basis.
  • Draw down and keep track of federal funds through HHS (Health and Human Services) website on a bi-monthly basis.
  • Operated data entries in time expense, reconciled billing tracking system on a monthly basis, update and designed tracking software.
  • Prepare a reporting package for that office and review it with their VP and Chief Operating Officer on a monthly basis.

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33. Management Reports

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Here's how Management Reports is used in Controller jobs:
  • Prepared monthly management reports and accompanying schedules Prepared financial reporting requests, other analysis and special projects as requested by management.
  • Achieved intended goal to provide accurate and timely financial statements and other management reports for owner to make appropriate business decisions.
  • Prepare financial statements, general ledger analysis, management reports, detailed inter-company transactions as well as human resource and payroll.
  • Prepared management reports to executive management and committee members including annual campaign, membership, departmental program registrations, and events.
  • Reconciled previous accounting systems to the present one, redesigned management reports to provided more accurate data to improve business decision making
  • Prepared all weekly and monthly management reports including cash forecasts, sales forecasts, productivity improvements, and departmental expense analysis.
  • Delivered accurate and timely financial management reports including internal and external monthly financial statements, annual audit and budget goals.
  • Prepared monthly financial reports, individual store performance reports related to Human Resources, including insurance and risk management reports.
  • Prepared and analyzed monthly/quarterly financial statements, cash flow and cash management reports including payroll tax estimates and returns.
  • Developed management reports working alongside the business unit Vice-Presidents to give them necessary tools to manage their businesses better.
  • Managed monthly financial close including preparing journal entries, reviewing accounts for accuracy, and preparing internal management reports.
  • Designed and implemented firm-wide monthly management reports, developed and monitored current and future performance metrics and trends.
  • Prepare management reports and financial summaries using Microsoft Excel by importing QuickBooks data detailing company s financial status.
  • Prepared/approved all weekly and monthly management reports including cash forecasts, sales/backlog reports, and departmental expense analysis.
  • Prepare daily cash requirement analysis and various management reports for upper level management and reconcile all bank accounts.
  • Developed annual operating plan and prepared financial management reports, including post ROI analyses for profit generating projects.
  • Provided monthly forecasts and timely and accurate management reports and financial results for business planning and development.
  • Maintained capital and draw accounts for Partners, prepared customized management reports for Executive and Compensation Committee.
  • Analyzed operations to identify areas for automation, managing transition of manual financial statements and management reports.
  • Prepare monthly financial statements and management reports, providing customized reports and supporting data as requested.

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34. Parent Company

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Here's how Parent Company is used in Controller jobs:
  • Managed financial activities of parent company and assisted member associations with monthly, quarterly and yearly financial preparation and analysis needs.
  • Developed working capital forecasting model which enabled the organization to project cash requirements and arranged for financing from parent company.
  • Prepare opening balance sheet and reconciliation with former parent company in management buy-out and preparation of purchase accounting financial statements.
  • Prepared a monthly reporting report for the U.K. parent company using financial monetary translation required for foreign corporate consolidation.
  • Provided annual capital and operating budgets to parent company as well as monthly financial statements and weekly operating reports.
  • Translated and consolidated foreign financial statements accurately and meeting all deadlines in reporting to Fortune 500 parent company.
  • Communicated financial information to CFO, President, parent company officials and appropriate company directors and managers.
  • Coordinate and supervise preparation of quarterly and annual consolidated financial statements and reporting package to parent company.
  • Perform all accounting functions through production of consolidated financial statements for the parent company and wholly-owned subsidiaries.
  • Prepared monthly financial reporting packages consisting of six consolidated entities for publicly held Norwegian parent company.
  • Managed accounting, finance and tax compliance responsibilities for parent company and all subsidiaries and consolidations.
  • Created internal control measures and maintained compliance with state/local authorities and requirements of parent company.
  • Prepared monthly financial statements for five subsidiaries and monthly consolidated financial statements for parent company.
  • Implemented international accounting processes and accounting into parent company for United Kingdom and Singapore locations.
  • Reported and communicated monthly actual and budget to parent company using Hyperion financial software.
  • Prepared monthly financial statements and related analysis package as required by parent company.
  • Complete responsibility for recording, consolidating and reporting financial results to parent company.
  • Prepared and analyzed financial statements for Joint Venture companies affiliated with parent company.
  • Developed quarterly and annual income and expense modeling for executives and parent company.
  • Communicated necessary information and prepared reports as requested by parent company in Germany.

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35. Budget Preparation

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Here's how Budget Preparation is used in Controller jobs:
  • Managed general ledger, budget preparation and financial operations for this national membership organization providing disaster response support through contributions.
  • Prepare and supervise the preparation of monthly financial statements, strategic planning, annual budget preparation and operational financial analysis.
  • Conducted financial and strategic planning, forecasting and budget preparations, variance analysis and explanations, and return calculations.
  • Maintained general ledger, prepared monthly financial statements and documented budget variances and assisted with annual budget preparation.
  • Designed budget development templates and consolidation application, which aided in divisional budget preparation and strategic planning.
  • Appraised Financial Behavior of Strategic Business encompassing Budget Preparation, Financial Reporting, Taxation, and Audit.
  • Review of financial statements, accounts receivable, budget preparation, product profitability and internal control.
  • Monitor budgetary performance of the organization via budget preparation and implementation, recommending modifications as needed.
  • Coordinated budget preparation and analysis, profit plan preparation, forecasting, production analysis and reporting.
  • Reduced budget preparation time and increased budget and reporting accuracy through implementation of Adaptive Planning Software.
  • Participated in annual budget preparation, reports and disbursement requests resulting in a balanced budget.
  • Work closely with resort management, regional management and staff accountant on annual budget preparation.
  • Coordinated all Business Office operations, budget preparations, asset management and General Ledger Maintenance.
  • Direct responsibility for month end closing, financial reporting, budget preparation and analysis.
  • Designed complex budget preparation package in Excel format to facilitate preparation by operating management.
  • Supervised budget preparation and prepared and entered financial information for monthly and yearly reporting.
  • Detailed financial statement preparation; Operational budget preparation; Inventory control; Job-cost analysis.
  • Provided accounting support to all departments especially on monthly results of operation and budget preparation
  • Developed departmental budgeting tools and drove annual financial planning and budget preparation process.
  • Assisted with budget preparation and monitoring and document preparation for tax-exempt bond issues.

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36. Cost Savings

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Here's how Cost Savings is used in Controller jobs:
  • Provided recommendations to management regarding potential cost savings and profit making venues through implementation and participation in a Management Steering Committee.
  • Integrated LSIS into Lockheed Martin infrastructure allowing consolidation of support functions with group headquarters, improving efficiency and generating cost savings.
  • Eliminated two positions at annual cost savings of approximately $85K/yr by expertly cross-training all accounting and finance department personnel.
  • Introduced templates for Lean Management to begin recognizing cost savings initiatives and demonstrate metric graphs for attainment assessment.
  • Reviewed and tightened controls on existing systems and developed new ones achieving cost savings and increased managerial productivity.
  • Delivered six-figure cost savings by initiating expense analysis of equipment lease alternatives, leading to acted-upon leasing recommendations.
  • Identified opportunities for cost savings that resulted in a significant reduction in overall general & administrative costs.
  • Eliminated redundancies and unnecessary reporting activities resulting in headcount reductions and significant cost savings at both sites.
  • Negotiated early termination of several vendor contracts resulting in significant cost savings for the company.
  • Developed annual reports to measure actual cost savings/profit improvement resulting from implementation of capital projects.
  • Initiated the outsourcing of payroll processing resulting in substantial cost savings and increased efficiency.
  • Perform responsibilities of recommending, monitoring and implementing cost savings and revenue saving decisions.
  • Helped implement orderly staff reductions and other cost savings initiatives in a downturn economy.
  • Conduct cost and operational analyses to identify cost savings and process improvement opportunities.
  • Examined business model and recommended cost savings and revenue enhancements where feasible.
  • Presented financial reports at divisional management meetings on revenue and cost savings.
  • Develop financial analysis for all cost savings proposals and capital expenditure investments.
  • Advised Executive Director on desirable operational adjustments to achieve cost savings.
  • Streamlined operations and identified areas for improve efficiency and cost savings.
  • Perform cost analysis to identify cost savings opportunities.

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37. Risk Management

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Here's how Risk Management is used in Controller jobs:
  • Administered commercial insurance programs and developed risk management criteria for multiple properties, related entities, volunteer services and fleet management.
  • Reviewed and designed systems for effective management, including financial, risk management processes, operations and daily administrative duties.
  • Prepared monthly financial statements for Owners * Managed corporate banking relationships * Administration of corporate risk management.
  • Perform risk management by monitoring compliance and internal controls to adhere to accounting procedures and company policy.
  • Planned, directed, and coordinated all accounting operational functions including financial planning and risk management.
  • Developed comprehensive risk management plan, eliminating additional exposures while decreasing insurance costs by 25%.
  • Administer risk management programs, ensuring adequate insurance coverage against business risks and potential liabilities.
  • Represented the company in banking relationships while ensuring consistently high levels of proactive risk management.
  • Managed the firm's risk management program including evaluation and procurement of appropriate insurance coverage.
  • Collaborated closely with President and Directors in risk management, HR administration and protocols.
  • Reduced legal and operational exposure by negotiating settlements and implementing effective risk management strategies.
  • Maintained banking relationships, quarterly reporting, oversaw and mitigated liability and risk management.
  • Formalized risk management policies associated with commodities trading as well as hedging activities.
  • Developed risk management liquidity analysis to ensure adequate resources to support open positions.
  • Oversee risk management activities including compliance to internal controls and managing external audits.
  • Risk management representative for hospitality properties, meeting quarterly with insurance company representatives.
  • Provided leadership in developing sound business risk management and internal accounting control practices.
  • Facilitated or assisted in key risk management areas including business and health insurance.
  • Navigated downsizing of organization and took over work of Risk Management Department.
  • Conducted annual risk management review of business liability and workers comp insurance.

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38. Ensure Compliance

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Here's how Ensure Compliance is used in Controller jobs:
  • Formalized and re-engineered procedures to ensure compliance with complex government proposal submissions, awarded contract requirements, and government accounting requirements.
  • Worked closely with General Manager, corporate accounting and outside auditors to ensure compliance with internal procedures and external regulatory agencies.
  • Managed accounting staff of four, conduct semi-annual performance evaluations and monitor activity to ensure compliance with company policies and procedures.
  • Reviewed customer purchase orders (many for government and university clients), incorporating specific billing requirements to ensure compliance.
  • Partner with corporate Human Resources and Accounting managers to ensure compliance and cohesion with all organizational policies and initiatives.
  • Developed, implemented and managed a Federal and Multi-State Payroll Tax reporting database to ensure compliance with government regulations.
  • Provide critical input to agency's business processes and procedures to ensure compliance, exceptional patient/client experience and efficiency.
  • Restructured accounting department to both ensure compliance and to guarantee timely and accurate production of monthly financial statements.
  • Analyze and modify compensation and benefits policies to establish competitive wage packages and ensure compliance with legal requirements.
  • Implemented internal controls and conducted regular audits to ensure compliance with all governing regulations and standards.
  • Managed auditing processes to implement systemic changes and ensure compliance with all regulatory agencies.
  • Performed variance analysis and reconciliations to ensure compliance with operational budget targets and goals.
  • Monitor inter-company balances and direct inter-company transfers and to ensure compliance with banking covenants.
  • Reviewed policies for identified accounting areas to ensure compliance with internal controls guidelines.
  • Monitor accounts receivable to ensure compliance with company credit policies and timely collection.
  • Conducted payroll processing and ensure compliance with payroll tax regulations and benefit contributions.
  • Reviewed, approved asset and liability reconciliations to ensure compliance of internal controls.
  • Instituted account-reconciling procedures to ensure compliance with funding sources and establish expense control.
  • Establish documentation and procedures to ensure compliance with contract/grant and regulatory requirements.
  • Developed and implemented policies and procedures to ensure compliance with regulatory agencies.

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39. Cost Analysis

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Here's how Cost Analysis is used in Controller jobs:
  • Integrated financial reporting with the strategic and operational plans of multiple departments to help improve profitability and enhanced project cost analysis.
  • Introduced ratio analysis and various cost analysis structures to provide managers with effective tools to supplement their standard financial statements.
  • Implemented cost analysis and monthly production budgeting parameters in order to help constrain previously undocumented manufacturing expense processes.
  • Conducted detailed cost analysis to gain greater understanding of business costs and facilitated resulting analysis of operations.
  • Review all general accounting functions to process month-end closing, monitor product lines profitability including cost analysis.
  • Prepared customized interim reports for large and potential donors detailing cost analysis and budgets for sponsored projects.
  • Developed cost analysis for company relocation options, changed banking system and financed new equipment with relocation.
  • Performed account reconciliation, cost analysis, variance analysis and monitor inventory control for all warehouses.
  • Implemented a gross-margin cost analysis of the existing customer base to determine profitability of each account.
  • Provided customized reports on specific programs including budgets and cost analysis for donors and granting agencies.
  • Developed business plans, performed cost analysis, cash management, capital budgets and inventory valuation.
  • Cost analysis: examine true margins to develop detail costing information for tracking job profitability.
  • Completed cost analysis of transportation, warehousing, and distribution sectors; identified overhead rates.
  • Performed cost analysis on existing operations to identify cost reduction strategies and revenue generating opportunities.
  • Calculated obsolete inventory reserve and performed costing of all manufactured parts and cost analysis.
  • Monitored and analyzed monthly operating results against budget; performed sales and cost analysis.
  • Produce monthly financial statements, revenue and cost analysis for consolidation of financial statements.
  • Provide upper management with cost analysis, which provide opportunities to improve profitability.
  • Performed acquisition review, cost analysis, profitability studies and cash flow management.
  • Generated, analyzed project status reports and cost analysis on new product development.

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40. IRS

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Here's how IRS is used in Controller jobs:
  • Worked collaboratively with VeriSign and First Tennessee for online merchandise orders and training class registration in performing bank reconciliation.
  • Improved internal controls in all locations with first-time achievements recognized by Corporate in Latin America.
  • Conceptualized and created company's first accounting manual detailing organizational policy regarding accounting.
  • Developed, launched and managed the company's first international centralized accounting function.
  • Developed first-ever monthly financial reporting package and made presentations to senior management.
  • Designed and implemented the company's first ever financial forecast/budgeting package.
  • Co-authored restructuring and launch of industry-first offerings.
  • Developed first operating budget for organization.
  • Supported first external financial statement audit.
  • Initiated first company-wide budgeting initiative.
  • Recommended change in investment managers to Board of Trustees and implemented recommendation increasing investment return by $50,000 in first year.
  • Recommended to the Vice President of Financial Affairs and CFO appropriate changes relating to the College's books and fiscal records.
  • Led IRS Appeals process including conference presentation; successfully reduced tax assessment by 60% and eliminated $3.0M in penalties.
  • Saved $300 thousand in IRS late fees/interest by organizing and scheduling returns for income, sales, and payroll taxes.
  • Guided first time Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) audit by preparing FINRA reports, ensuring successful and accurate completion.
  • Concluded two IRS audits related to Transfer Pricing and revenue recognition, with no major changes and with no penalties.
  • Resulted in Payroll / HR office passing independent internal audit with 100% accuracy for first time in 15 years.
  • Determined that 401(k) and profit sharing plan was out of IRS compliance and sought resolution of same.
  • Encouraged, counseled and represented the company in the discussion of the first manufacturing contract before a potential customer group.
  • Handled IRS, state/local sales tax, health-care benefit plan audits, monthly financial and cost analysis for operating divisions.

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41. Weekly Payroll

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Here's how Weekly Payroll is used in Controller jobs:
  • Contracted with the fast-paced organization to streamline the weekly payroll process, accelerate receivable collections, and develop profitable operating techniques.
  • Cash Management-created extensive forecast report Financial Reporting-designed weekly sales & expense reports Payroll-managed weekly payroll for 100 employees Supervised Accounts Payable/Receivable staff
  • Executed weekly payroll processing and managed any bonus and distribution payments as required.
  • Prepare weekly payroll and administer company benefits and monitor workmen compensation benefits.
  • Managed weekly payroll process ensuring accuracy and timeliness of payments and reporting.
  • Reviewed the bi-weekly payroll prior to processing for accuracy and reasonableness.
  • Process bi-weekly payrolls and input corresponding general ledger entries.
  • Supervised the preparation of weekly payrolls utilizing QuickBooks.
  • Prepared staff bi-weekly payroll and monthly bank reconciliation.
  • Processed semi-weekly payroll and managed all employee benefits.
  • Processed weekly Payroll process and Subcontractor's liquidations.
  • Prepared bi-weekly payroll and corresponding payroll tax deposits.
  • Generated weekly payroll with benefits administration responsibility.
  • Administered bi-weekly payroll and employee benefits.
  • Controlled and supervised weekly payroll.
  • Prepared bi-weekly payroll for 35 employees utilizing the One- Write Plus accounting/payroll system and the accompanying quarterly/annual payroll reports and forms.
  • Generated monthly corporate billings and schedule daily, weekly and monthly jobs, process weekly payroll and file all required reports.
  • Coordinated bi-weekly payroll and Sec.125 cafeteria plan matters through a nation-wide payroll company and administration of the Company's 401K plan.
  • Processed all AP and AR, invoices, and biweekly payroll, as well certified payroll reports for government projects.
  • Managed issuance of bi-weekly payroll checks, internal reporting (with Excel and pivot tables) and payroll tax deposits.

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42. Executive Management

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Here's how Executive Management is used in Controller jobs:
  • Key focus areas were business partnering with executive management, structuring pricing decisions and negotiations, and influencing critical business decisions.
  • Recognized by executive management for contributions on this system that greatly enhanced operations, productivity, and all recording/reporting functions.
  • Prepared monthly financial analysis and reports and communicated results and variance explanations to executive management and finance committee members.
  • Worked directly with executive management team and ownership to manage a very high volume dealership within a corporate environment.
  • Prepared consolidation of all facilities with supporting schedules to executive management, coordinated preparation and presentation of annual budget.
  • Developed and implemented a Technology solution which incorporated Mainframe and offline systems to prepare Revenue Reports for Executive Management.
  • Provide executive management detailed analysis of results and trends compared to forecasts and budget utilizing Microsoft Excel and Access.
  • Cash Forecasting, financial planning and dash board reporting giving executive management real time information for better decisions.
  • Served as Executive Committee Member, and coordinated with executive management team to develop and maintain monthly/annual budgets.
  • Served as an integral member of an executive management team dedicated to identifying solutions to financial solvency issues.
  • Researched financial statement variances for corporate accounting group and prepared monthly reports for executive management and parent company.
  • Presented executive management with a monthly reporting package, made recommendations and outlined steps to improve company performance.
  • Provide analysis and counsel to executive management on methods of improving efficient and effective financial monitoring and reporting.
  • Prepared timely and complete financial statements, and interpreted budget to actual results for operational and executive management.
  • Key member of the Executive Management team with instrumental contributions in strategic leadership decisions related to business goals.
  • Completed conversion of Great Plains accounting system to provide greater efficiency and improved financial reporting to executive management.
  • Assisted executive management by providing financial statements, reports, forecasts, and other analysis for two organizations.
  • Provide timely financial reports to executive management and participate in the review and planning for operational needs.
  • Direct the financial affairs of the organization and prepare financial analysis of operations for the executive management.
  • Counseled executive management about adequate levels of insurance coverage for protection against property losses and potential liabilities.

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43. Financial Functions

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Here's how Financial Functions is used in Controller jobs:
  • Managed and performed financial functions for this national security company based in Vista and San Diego but performing nationally on contracts.
  • Managed all accounting and financial functions for a small chemical manufacturer and the seafood processing division of an affiliated company.
  • Supervised system design and installation of a plant-wide computer system handling editorial, production, production control and financial functions.
  • Managed all financial functions and supervised accounting department for an engineering and heavy construction company in the mining industry.
  • Implemented internal controls (operational and financial functions), developed beneficial relationships with lending institutions and private investors.
  • Managed financial functions of business to ensure alignment with established company practices and policies as well as external regulations.
  • Directed all financial daily, monthly and annual financial functions including financial statement preparation and budgeting.
  • Preformed financial functions for the American division that managed the distribution of Microsoft products nationwide.
  • Directed all financial functions for commercial manufacturer/distributor of designer optical wear.
  • Control and coordinate all financial functions through supervision of department managers.
  • Re-engineered business process flows for critical operational and financial functions.
  • Managed all financial functions in a small privately-held organization setting.
  • Managed all financial functions for a distribution based company.
  • Managed all financial functions including payroll and banking relationships.
  • Managed all financial functions as Financial Controller for the dealership
  • Established strong relations between corporate and division financial functions.
  • Manage all financial functions at joint compound manufacturing location.
  • Supervised or performed all accounting financial functions except payroll.
  • Ensured legal and regulatory compliance regarding all financial functions.
  • Controlled all financial functions of this family-owned company.

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44. Accounts Receivables

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Here's how Accounts Receivables is used in Controller jobs:
  • Administered financial processes including accounts payable/accounts receivables/corporate financial reporting/restaurant management/negotiating maintenance contracts/tax reporting.
  • Administered financial processes including accounts payable/accounts receivables/restaurant management/tax reporting.
  • Developed and provided upper management and board members clear concise reports on financial position with accounts receivables.
  • Work closely with departmental managers and outside sales representatives to resolve specific credits and accounts receivables issues.
  • Generated and tracked sales invoices and accounts receivables including monthly reconciliation and follow-up of outstanding receivables.
  • Process Improvement: Assessed internal processes and recommended Accounts Receivables improvement strategy to executive leadership.
  • Collaborate with accounts receivables department to ensure accurate accounting for invoices and funds received.
  • Contributed substantially to reducing outstanding accounts receivables through the development of improved collection procedures.
  • Managed accounts receivables and reconciled/analyzed real estate tax and insurance escrows from lenders.
  • Improved cash-flow by developing Accounts Receivables continuous improvement team that improved DSO substantially.
  • Supervised the accounts receivable staff in collecting delinquent accounts receivables.
  • Designed and implemented a turnaround strategy for troubled Accounts Receivables.
  • Manage accounts Receivables and collections efforts on outstanding receivables.
  • Administer local banking and coordinate management of accounts receivables.
  • Reduced accounts receivables by establishing collection procedures.
  • Reviewed accounts receivables aging and recommend write-offs.
  • Maintained Accounts Receivables/Sales including billing and collections.
  • Manage timely collection of open accounts receivables.
  • Supervised Accounts Receivables from invoicing to collections.
  • Managed all aspects of office management which included union and office staff payroll, employee benefits, accounts receivables and payable.

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45. Financial Activities

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Here's how Financial Activities is used in Controller jobs:
  • Analyzed financial data and reported financial activities accurately and on time; communicated monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements.
  • Directed all financial activities including analysis of company operations, budgets, reporting and analysis, and financial trends.
  • Worked collaboratively with executive management to report all financial activities of the company as well as developed internal controls.
  • Oversee all financial activities for the company including cash management, budgeting and capital expenditures associated with various departments.
  • Monitored and analyzed financial activities of the patient support services and housekeeping contract with University of Maryland Medical System.
  • Retained inclusive responsibility and authority for controlling and reporting on financial activities of the $15 million dollar organization.
  • Manage and control Manufacturing Division financial activities and oversee the preparation, review and analysis of monthly financial statements.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with financial institutions, accounting/tax partners, and insurance personnel to facilitate financial activities.
  • Managed financial activities of all Home Entertainment product releases, while providing senior management with periodic performance updates.
  • Managed and directed all financial activities for closely held corporation, controlling costs and driving profitable performance.
  • Analyze financial activities of establishments and departments, and provided input into budget planning and preparation processes.
  • Managed the accounting and financial activities of a six million dollar manufacturer of refrigerated deli display case.
  • Developed and maintained relationships with banking, insurance, and non-accounting staff to facilitate financial activities.
  • Managed routine financial activities for all departments; including general ledger account reconciliations and bank reconciliations.
  • Managed the financial activities of four operational subsidiaries, including the supervision of four divisional Controllers.
  • Oversee the day-to-day accounting and financial activities required to effectively report accounting and financial activities.
  • Instituted several corporate policies, decentralizing financial activities and implementing new standards of corporate controls.
  • Managed all four branches of the organizations financial activities, including preparing financial statements.
  • Directed all financial activities of service oriented organization, including 47 physical storefront locations.
  • Maintain responsibility for coordinating, planning, and reporting financial activities to various stakeholders.

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46. LLC

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Here's how LLC is used in Controller jobs:
  • Edited existing LLC operating agreements as well as investor contracts to ensure accuracy and legality.
  • Reviewed LLC reports with executive management and compiled corporate level reporting.
  • Produced personal financial statements for each contributing LLC member.
  • Prepared financial reports for Advantage Consolidated, LLC in relation to the proposed and eventual sale of the company to Advantage.
  • Allowed the Company to run consumer credit reports on corporate applicants' officers or LLC managers by revising commercial credit agreement.
  • Coordinated statistical information needed for the McDonald's Corporation that held 65% of the sales of OSI Group LLC world-wide.
  • Created accounting and human resources departments for a start-up LLC with operations in the US, Canada, and the Bahamas.
  • Assisted in creating detailed financial reporting related to due diligence for the sale of related company Hotel Booking Solutions LLC.
  • Assisted management with implementing new billing procedures and time tracking for work done on new SaaS Start-upCompany-El Loco, LLC.
  • Assisted in the development, implementation and execution of a 13 week cash flow projection for all six LLC's.
  • Advised partnership of 3 founding LLC members in all matters relating to corporate governance, accounting, and tax.
  • Managed all accounting functions for two companies (Cirrus Medical Staffing, LLC and Cirrus Allied, LLC).
  • Work with independent auditors and tax accountant to ensure proper reporting of LLC membership reporting and reviewed SOX compliance.
  • Source is a consolidated company which owns and operates Source Technologies, LLC and Source Technologies Holdings UK ltd.
  • Prepared financial statements for both 501(c)(3) non-profit hospital and taxable LLC affiliated entity.
  • Manage investor relations, capital budgeting, financial reporting, HR, SEC and tax compliance for LLC structure.
  • Assisted owners with the formation of several C-Corporations, LLC's, and the establishment of an ESOP.
  • Provided accounting, loan and draw information on eighteen separate LLC's and corporations on a continuous basis.
  • Applied and obtained all licenses, tax ID s and permits for purchase of Raceway Nissan, LLC.
  • Implemented and managed all accounting functions for 24 entities, equity partnerships, LLC's and Subsidiary companies.

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47. Corporate Office

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Here's how Corporate Office is used in Controller jobs:
  • Prepared quarterly and yearly detailed financial packages analyzing all significant Balance Sheet and Income Statement items for the corporate office.
  • Formulate daily projections and month-end fiscal reports and presented the information to key hospital managers and corporate officers.
  • Developed and analyzed monthly financial statements used by management or reporting financial results to the corporate office.
  • Developed, directed, and implemented corporate office financial reporting, budgeting, and accounting operation systems.
  • Worked directly with corporate office accounting directors and managers to improve consistency of accounting processes.
  • Managed accounting department of 12 staff members and provided timely financial reports to corporate officers.
  • Maintained a fiduciary dedication to the corporate officers, investigations, internal and external audits.
  • Consolidated accounting function for Escrow and Property Management companies to corporate office for efficiency.
  • Prepare financial reports and present findings and recommendations to top management and Corporate office.
  • Provide reporting and information as requested to outside governmental agencies and franchise corporate office.
  • Managed and maintained chart of accounts to ensure consistency with corporate office financial statements.
  • Compiled and reported all financial and MIS information to domestic and international corporate offices.
  • Negotiated and secured financing for new corporate central kitchen/commissary and corporate office center.
  • Analyzed weekly/monthly district financial data to ensure validity and report to corporate offices.
  • Performed internal accounting reviews for other Benchmark Properties for submission to corporate office.
  • Worked with owners/corporate office in restructuring financial management at this location.
  • Communicated to corporate office differences in budget numbers to improve operations.
  • Created and distributed monthly reports to local management and corporate office.
  • Coordinated computer conversions with affected departments and the corporate office.
  • Prepared and presented monthly reports for investors and corporate officers.

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48. Financial Performance

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Here's how Financial Performance is used in Controller jobs:
  • Established cash management and forecasting process; managed cash related activities to maximize financial performance while complying with bank loan covenants.
  • Monitored financial performance, prepared annual operating/capital budget in conjunction with senior management and supervised plant accounting and administrative staff.
  • Analyze financial performance against key indicators and document important financial highlights that will enable management to determine progress against budgets.
  • Generate monthly and quarterly assessments and forecasts of organization's financial performance against budget, financial and operational goals.
  • Developed external financial reports using Excel to communicate in-depth financial performance analysis to the company executive and department managers.
  • Increased accountability for financial performance by establishing a budget planning process and reviewing monthly financial results with corporate leaders.
  • Coordinated with Product and Corporate strategic groups to develop long-term strategic plans which optimized market share and financial performance.
  • Enhanced understanding of business drivers, financial performance and account-ability by improving quality and effectiveness of monthly management reporting.
  • Monitor financial performance by measuring and analyzing results; initiating corrective actions; minimizing the impact of variances.
  • Evaluated the comprehensive financial performance of the entities by analyzing financial data in terms of compilation and consolidation.
  • Created reporting processes to identify customer sales trends and customer profitability, enabling management to improve financial performance.
  • Designed and implemented same-day profitability analysis of monthly financial performance by customer, product, and sales person.
  • Developed and implemented a Board approved budget for strategic advancement - meeting board approved minimum financial performance thresholds.
  • Developed job costing system to facilitate cost-effective management and provide financial performance feedback for all client contracts.
  • Designed and prepared monthly financial reports, comparative statements and graphs to monitor and project financial performance.
  • Evaluated company's performance and generated financial statement ratio analysis to communicate expected and actual financial performance.
  • Manage the daily activities of the NA Aftermarket organization including measuring financial performance and projecting financial profitability.
  • Worked closely with local management on monthly budget variance analyses to determine present and future financial performance.
  • Monitored financial performance and worked closely with facility and program leaders on performance measurement and improvements.
  • Developed working relationships with stakeholders and constantly looked for and delivered ways to strengthen financial performance.

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49. Financial Aspects

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Here's how Financial Aspects is used in Controller jobs:
  • Led financial aspects of strategic planning, developing company budget process and establishing inventory and labor reporting methods.
  • Manage all financial aspects of a mid-sized civil engineering firm with multiple locations, including international operations.
  • Monitored expenditures and advised management about variances relative to the budget and financial aspects of their areas.
  • Monitor financial aspects of Human Resources issues including vacation leave, medical/dental and retirement benefits.
  • Oversee all financial aspects of acquiring existing building communities from Cornerstone Development Group.
  • Supervised financial aspects of organization's sub-contracts with Hispanic media organizations.
  • Managed all financial aspects of various automotive projects during development.
  • Managed all financial aspects of an electrical infrastructure construction company.
  • Managed all financial aspects of two manufacturing facilities.
  • Reviewed financial aspects of potential vendor contracts.
  • Directed financial aspects of property management activities.
  • Directed all financial aspects of physical inventory.
  • Directed all financial aspects of the business including financial analysis, cash management, budgeting, and the monthly closing process.
  • Worked on all financial aspects, including financial statements, budgets and system analysis of twenty-four radio stations in six markets.
  • Communicate and discuss financial aspects of project with owners, financial partners, general contractor, lessees, residents and staff.
  • Led all financial aspects of a previously financially at risk medical center, ultimately reversing cumulative operating losses of $9.3M.
  • Supervised all financial aspects of a physician practice group consisting of three physicians with net collections of $4 million dollars.
  • Prepare financial reports to enable the CFO and Management to receive timely, accurate and relevant financial aspects of the business.
  • Coordinated financial aspects of large capital (facilities and equipment) projects in Tennessee, Belgium, Minnesota and France.
  • Managed all financial aspects of the Company s General Ledger reporting and tax reporting, including management of fixed assets.

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50. Office Staff

low Demand
Here's how Office Staff is used in Controller jobs:
  • Cross-trained office staff, enabling a downsizing of staff with a corresponding improvement in accounting/financial management performance.
  • Managed and updated computer systems, supervised/trained office staff and authorized credit extension and cutoff.
  • Improved morale by creating a collaborative working relationship between cooperative owners and office staff.
  • Supervised office staff, computers and its operations including installation of various software packages.
  • Directed relocation of office staff and corporate computer system from Connecticut to South Carolina.
  • Assist president with office staff and creation and implementation of policy/procedures
  • Managed office staff of accounts receivable/payable and computer department.
  • Designed and implemented accounting procedures and trained office staff.
  • Reduced office staff through computerization of many functions.
  • Supervised an accounting and administrative office staff.
  • Managed office staff and project implementation partners.
  • Supervised office staff, including receptionist.
  • Supervised additional office staff during summer.
  • Manage Daily Operations and Hire/Train/Manage Office Staff
  • Supervised professional and office staff.
  • Manage office staff to ensure accurate accounting and job cost reports are available for weekly review and comparison to past periods.
  • Prepared for and passed annual Audit of Financial statements while supervising an accounting and office staff of 1 directly and 6 indirectly
  • Functioned as a back-up of all office staff personnel including titling, contracts, A/P, warranty, and cashier.
  • Direct and supervise the office staff, coach to improve subordinates performance and hold employees accountable for meeting District goals.
  • Assisted with the recruiting, selecting and training of office staff, including coaching, counseling and disciplinary action.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Controller

Income Tax Returns24.7%
General Ledger Accounts17.4%
Financial Statements13.1%
External Auditors8.3%
Balance Sheet3.8%
Annual Budget3.4%
Journal Entries3.3%
Internal Controls3.3%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Controller

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Income Tax Returns
Income Tax Returns
19.9%
19.9%
2
2
General Ledger Accounts
General Ledger Accounts
14.1%
14.1%
3
3
Financial Statements
Financial Statements
10.6%
10.6%
4
4
External Auditors
External Auditors
6.7%
6.7%
5
5
Balance Sheet
Balance Sheet
3.1%
3.1%
6
6
Annual Budget
Annual Budget
2.8%
2.8%
7
7
Journal Entries
Journal Entries
2.7%
2.7%
8
8
Internal Controls
Internal Controls
2.6%
2.6%
9
9
Gaap
Gaap
2.4%
2.4%
10
10
CPA
CPA
1.9%
1.9%
11
11
Human Resources
Human Resources
1.9%
1.9%
12
12
Variance Analysis
Variance Analysis
1.8%
1.8%
13
13
Annual Audit
Annual Audit
1.6%
1.6%
14
14
Quickbooks
Quickbooks
1.6%
1.6%
15
15
A/P
A/P
1.5%
1.5%
16
16
ERP
ERP
1.3%
1.3%
17
17
Oversight
Oversight
1.2%
1.2%
18
18
Inventory Control
Inventory Control
1.1%
1.1%
19
19
Real Estate
Real Estate
1.1%
1.1%
20
20
Revenue Growth
Revenue Growth
1%
1%
21
21
Due Diligence
Due Diligence
1%
1%
22
22
ADP
ADP
1%
1%
23
23
Financial Management
Financial Management
0.9%
0.9%
24
24
Customer Service
Customer Service
0.9%
0.9%
25
25
Close Process
Close Process
0.8%
0.8%
26
26
Annual Sales
Annual Sales
0.8%
0.8%
27
27
Tax Filings
Tax Filings
0.8%
0.8%
28
28
SOX
SOX
0.7%
0.7%
29
29
Direct Reports
Direct Reports
0.7%
0.7%
30
30
Revenue Recognition
Revenue Recognition
0.7%
0.7%
31
31
Special Projects
Special Projects
0.7%
0.7%
32
32
Monthly Basis
Monthly Basis
0.7%
0.7%
33
33
Management Reports
Management Reports
0.7%
0.7%
34
34
Parent Company
Parent Company
0.7%
0.7%
35
35
Budget Preparation
Budget Preparation
0.6%
0.6%
36
36
Cost Savings
Cost Savings
0.6%
0.6%
37
37
Risk Management
Risk Management
0.6%
0.6%
38
38
Ensure Compliance
Ensure Compliance
0.6%
0.6%
39
39
Cost Analysis
Cost Analysis
0.6%
0.6%
40
40
IRS
IRS
0.5%
0.5%
41
41
Weekly Payroll
Weekly Payroll
0.5%
0.5%
42
42
Executive Management
Executive Management
0.5%
0.5%
43
43
Financial Functions
Financial Functions
0.5%
0.5%
44
44
Accounts Receivables
Accounts Receivables
0.5%
0.5%
45
45
Financial Activities
Financial Activities
0.5%
0.5%
46
46
LLC
LLC
0.5%
0.5%
47
47
Corporate Office
Corporate Office
0.4%
0.4%
48
48
Financial Performance
Financial Performance
0.4%
0.4%
49
49
Financial Aspects
Financial Aspects
0.4%
0.4%
50
50
Office Staff
Office Staff
0.4%
0.4%

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