Top Corporate Controller Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Corporate Controller. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Corporate Controller resumes they appeared on. For example, 28.8% of Corporate Controller resumes contained Financial Statements as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Corporate Controller actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

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

1. Financial Statements

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Here's how Financial Statements is used in Corporate Controller jobs:
  • Prepared International consolidated financial statements.
  • Produced financial statements for six companies; consolidated statements for four related companies and individual statements for two additional separate entities.
  • Produced computer generated month- and year-end financial statements with schedules for management and audit purposes utilizing Quick Books Accounting Software.
  • Supervised and prepared monthly financial statements for headquarters (Roanoke) and consolidated statements with Idaho facility and Mexico facility.
  • Prepared, managed and consolidated more than 10 entities and reported corporate financial statements monthly for distribution to executive management.
  • Worked directly with external auditors and tax accountants in preparing audited financial statements, corporate and partnership tax returns.
  • Improved integrity of reporting/reduced errors by establishing new scheduling processes, regularly analyzing accounts, and revising financial statements.
  • Converted gross margin based financial statements to contribution margin financial statements, highlighting areas of cost improvements and variances.
  • Administered the translation and conversion of Canadian subsidiary's financial statements into corporate functional currency and reporting format.
  • Prepared quarterly consolidating to consolidated financial statements and covenant testing of multiple groups of entities for the lender.
  • Prepared consolidated financial statements, including currency translation and eliminations entries for presentation at board of directors meetings.
  • Reconciled the General Ledger to the financial statements and made the necessary adjusting entries to eliminate significant discrepancies.
  • Prepared, analyzed and presented monthly financial statements, including consolidated financial statements, including preparation of budgets.
  • Prepared Consolidated Financial Statements, Operating Results, Budgets, Forecasts and Variance Analysis for four operating units.
  • Budgeted general administrative expenses; maintained general ledger; prepared weekly cash flow reports and monthly financial statements.
  • Created several custom financial statements for managers, creating increased visibility for revenues and/or expenses under their oversight.
  • Report directly to CEO; produce and consolidate monthly financial statements and assist heavily in operational decisions.
  • Provided status of corporate financial conditions by collecting, analyzing, and preparing corporate monthly financial statements.
  • Provided financial statements for each of the operating divisions, summarizing by territory and consolidating for ownership.
  • Issued monthly interim financial statements with commentary detailing company results and trends for ownership and senior management.

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2. Income Tax Returns

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Here's how Income Tax Returns is used in Corporate Controller jobs:
  • Reviewed and reconciled income tax returns for domestic and international divisions.
  • Supervised tax department with over 300 monthly sales and property tax filings and 40 state income tax returns.
  • Prepared three years of past due income tax returns for both Trinity and their client.
  • Coordinated the preparation of Federal and state income tax returns.
  • Prepared and submitted corporate income tax returns.
  • Worked with outside tax advisors and accountants in their preparation of federal and state income tax returns.
  • Tax Reporting and Compliance: Coordinated with KPMG to prepare the Federal and State Income Tax Returns.

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3. External Auditors

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Here's how External Auditors is used in Corporate Controller jobs:
  • Interfaced with external auditors (KPMG) and prepared audited financial statements including consolidation of majority owned subsidiary including footnote disclosures.
  • Coordinate the monthly accounting closings with property accounting personnel and internal department heads and quarterly and annual closings with external auditors.
  • Implemented internal control structure and partnered with external auditors to complete annual financial statement and tax return preparation.
  • Manage relationships with internal and external auditors, ensuring all audit points are formally documented & addressed immediately.
  • Performed due diligence on potential acquisitions, defined and directed due diligence activity performed by external auditors.
  • Executed risk analysis, produced documentation and responded to deficiencies identified by internal and external auditors.
  • Worked extensively with Company's external auditors and internal reimbursement consultants to improve the reimbursement rates.
  • Worked extensively with operations personnel and external auditors on business deals and related revenue recognition issues.
  • Work with bank and external auditors to provide required information in connection with periodic reviews/audits.
  • Directed & managed careful and aggressive relationship with external auditors & interfaced with audit committee.
  • Liaised with bank on quarterly operational/financial reviews and external auditors on their annual examination.
  • Provided monthly financial statements and supporting analyses and was primary contact with external auditors.
  • Direct liaison with external auditors and asset owner and supplied any necessary reporting.
  • Performed quarterly consolidation, budgeting and maintained relationship with external auditors and bankers.
  • Liaised as primary contact with external auditors for preliminary and year-end audit processes.
  • Delivered all Finance/Accounting staff performance reviews and coordinated annual audits with external auditors.
  • Cost Certification preparation for external auditors upon development completion of affordable housing projects.
  • Administered external relationships with parent holding company, regulators and external auditors.
  • Represented the company in financing negotiations with lenders and with external auditors.
  • Coordinated interim and year-end audits with external auditors and various regulatory agencies.

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4. General Ledger Accounts

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Here's how General Ledger Accounts is used in Corporate Controller jobs:
  • Implemented reconciliations for all general ledger accounts and managed cash transactions.
  • Reconcile various general ledger accounts and maintain supporting documentation.
  • Review monthly reconciliations of general ledger accounts.
  • Audited general ledger accounts monthly.
  • Review all manufacturing spending general ledger accounts and various balance sheet accounts that are monitored and reconciled on a monthly basis.
  • Completed month-end and year-end closings, analysis of General Ledger accounts, and budget and forecast preparation.
  • Ensured the proper mapping of general ledger accounts to their respective Income Statement/Balance Sheet roll-up categories.
  • Mapped all transactions from payroll to individual general ledger accounts for two largest operating units.
  • Coordinated and maintained general ledger accounts, to ensure accuracy for month end/year end closings.
  • Created & revised general ledger accounts specifically for hotel income statements in new software.
  • Developed a schedule to reconcile and analyze all general ledger accounts monthly.
  • Coordinate the reconciliation of all General Ledger accounts at month end.
  • Set up and mapped general ledger accounts to corporate global template.
  • Created all General Ledger accounts for new entities.
  • Reconcile all general ledger accounts and bank accounts.
  • Reconcile all General Ledger accounts monthly.
  • Reconciled general ledger accounts monthly and generated financial statements using Yardi and Timberline software 3.

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5. Gaap

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Here's how Gaap is used in Corporate Controller jobs:
  • Formulated and implemented accounting policies and procedures to comply with the requirements of existing and new GAAP standards and regulatory pronouncements.
  • Handled U.S. GAAP financial reporting and compliance for international subsidiaries via indirect reporting relationship to country managers and controllers.
  • Designed sophisticated financial statements package and meaningful supporting schedules to accommodate U.S. and U.K. GAAP reporting.
  • Developed, implemented and maintained general contractor accounting policies and procedures in accordance with GAAP.
  • Conceived auditing structure, strengthening and improving internal efficiency in order to meet GAAP-compliance requirements.
  • Initiated GAAP reporting, economic-value-added project analysis, and policy and contract compliance controls.
  • Improved timeliness of financial reporting and the accuracy of information within GAAP guidelines.
  • Prepared financial statements for all divisions and consolidated statements in accordance with GAAP.
  • Prepared summary presentations on GAAP topics and competitive analysis for executive management meetings.
  • Formulated and established company accounting policies and procedures in accordance with GAAP requirements.
  • Developed and maintained internal control procedures to consistently ensure compliance with GAAP.
  • Organize annual financial /statutory audit of US GAAP financial statements/disclosures for subsidiaries.
  • Analyze and preparing consolidated financial statements under Venezuelan and USA GAAP.
  • Handled technical aspects of SERP program implementation rectifying non-GAAP reporting.
  • Directed all aspects of GAAP Accounting/Finance including general accounting, audit, treasury, tax, risk management and equity tracking.
  • Analyzed orders and contracts to determine proper accounting treatment under GAAP (SOP 97-2) Oversees fixed assets and inter-company activities.
  • Developed and implemented internal financial controls in all key areas and established proper accounting policies and procedures in accordance with GAAP.
  • Initiated aggressive measures to establish accounting policies and controls to ensure accurate, timely and GAAP compliant financial and managerial reporting.
  • Spearheaded the monthly audit ready financial statements with supporting schedules, variance and financial analysis to prior years and GAAP compliance.
  • Prepared narratives documenting the processes and controls necessary to ensure that future transactions would be recorded in accordance with GAAP.

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6. Revenue Growth

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Here's how Revenue Growth is used in Corporate Controller jobs:
  • Served as key leader in effectively managing 6%+ annual revenue growth during 10+ years of expansion and development.
  • Led growth in company from 150 to 225 employees and 50% revenue growth due to 3 major contract acquisitions.
  • Develop accounting and finance strategies that will maximize profit, secure revenue growth, and promote excellence customer service.
  • Developed and influenced a more responsive and market driven leadership resulting in 200% revenue growth.
  • Managed revenue growth for this government contractor from $20 million to $80 million.
  • Managed accounting and finance, payroll and procurement, supporting double digit revenue growth.
  • Authored and implemented revenue model to provide incentives for licensees' revenue growth.
  • Recovered budget reallocated to projects with short pay-back periods and high revenue growth potential
  • Selected Achievements Assisted in revenue growth from $800k to $30 million in 9 years through organic and inorganic growth.
  • Selected Achievements: Developed business systems and processes to support revenue growth from $40M to $190M.

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7. Due Diligence

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Here's how Due Diligence is used in Corporate Controller jobs:
  • Succeeded in incorporating accounting operations following two acquisitions acting as a key role in due diligence processes of one acquisition.
  • Assisted CEO in attempting to raise additional capital by preparing comprehensive financial due diligence packages reviewed by prospective investors.
  • Key player, performing due diligence and ultimately successfully incorporating acquisitions into company and eventual disposition of those assets.
  • Provided due diligence support, including financial reporting for acquisitions or mergers utilizing my knowledge of consolidation accounting.
  • Executed due diligence activities related to new acquisitions and successfully incorporated new business requirements into existing business.
  • Developed the business valuation, supported negotiations, managed due diligence activities and completed post acquisition integration.
  • Evaluated opportunities, executed due diligence and integrated into operations over 20 cable television acquisitions.
  • Assisted in corporate valuation and due diligence process in analysis of prospective horizontal acquisition target.
  • Led all acquisition activities including identification of candidates, due diligence, and implementation.
  • Supported segment financial due diligence activity that resulted in a significant new customer base.
  • Performed due diligence and assisted in negotiations and financing of acquisitions and divestitures.
  • Performed in-depth due diligence, forecasting and modeling on four successful completed acquisitions.
  • Led successful financial and due diligence audits ultimately leading to successful corporate sale.
  • Performed financial audits of subsidiary companies and due diligence audits for potential acquisitions.
  • Performed due diligence and led integration of accounting operations for newly acquired subsidiary.
  • Performed due diligence and successfully integrated accounting and operational functions of five acquisitions.
  • Managed due diligence and accounting transition for 10 acquisitions including numerous acquisition audits.
  • Participated in due diligence process related to prospective acquisition from venture capital firm.
  • Performed financial due diligence of a New York-based organization which was successfully acquired.
  • Performed financial analysis for due diligence for all petroleum division potential acquisitions.

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8. ERP

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Here's how ERP is used in Corporate Controller jobs:
  • Secured Women's Business Enterprise minority status, placing organization at the forefront of new opportunities that were previously unattainable.
  • Played a key role in strengthening enterprise-wide ROI by partnering with customers in developing and implementing profitability improvement plans.
  • Evaluated and implemented enterprise software solution with significant increases to productivity and improvements to data provided for decision making.
  • Developed, analyzed and interpreted accounting related information; responsible for doing technical research and implement new accounting policies.
  • Selected, negotiated and implemented Intuitive ERP system for finance, manufacturing accounting, engineering and order administration groups.
  • Developed analytic tools for several divisions, interpreted results and made recommendations to executive management for operational changes.
  • Researched, interpreted and implemented technical accounting issues and prepared position papers/memos in consultation with external auditors.
  • Facilitated 10-year service contract for new manufacturing subsidiary with Caterpillar Agricultural Products by assisting with contract negotiations.
  • Maintained and interpreted the fiscal records and established and implemented policies/procedures necessary to achieve corporate goals.
  • Project manager for ERP standardization focused on centralizing Order Entry/Customer Service and Purchasing/Accounts Payable processes.
  • Planned, directed and coordinated financial reporting, perpetual inventory systems and cost accounting functions.
  • Participate in development of and interpret contract terms and conditions for revenue recognition purposes.
  • Managed software vendor relationships for enterprise-wide software license compliance, cost management and reporting.
  • Interpreted complicated fund level asset management agreements, QPAM agreements for revenue recognition implications.
  • Interpreted and communicated updated financial procedures to group ensuring full understanding and compliance.
  • Complete responsibility for the integrity of all financial information on an enterprise basis.
  • Managed financial portion of ERP upgrade and implementation of new warehouse management system.
  • Increased system utilization of ERP system allowing for increased productivity of accounting staff.
  • Envisioned ERP accounting functionality and incorporated Share Point for operations front end processes.
  • Provided steering committee direction to define parameters of an ERP re-engineering project.

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9. Annual Audit

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Here's how Annual Audit is used in Corporate Controller jobs:
  • Prepared and analyzed monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements and identified variances and coordinated annual audit of financial statements.
  • Planned and coordinated quarterly review and annual audit by independent public accounting firms.
  • Directed annual audits to ensure all financial reporting met corporate and federal requirements.
  • Prepared quarterly and year-end tax reporting documentation and annual audit work papers.
  • Managed completion of annual audit; participated in acquisition and divestitures.
  • Maintained proper liability insurance coverage, responsible for annual audits.
  • Directed annual audit process and maintained relationship with audit partners.
  • Prepare annual audited consolidated financial statements and audit work papers.
  • Worked directly with outside auditors and coordinated annual audit.
  • Coordinated annual audit and preparation of corporate tax returns.
  • Managed quarterly and annual audit process with PriceWaterhouse Coopers.
  • Prepare annual audited and quarterly financial statements and disclosures.
  • Coordinated annual audit * Supervised three professionals and three non-exempts
  • Supervised and coordinated annual audits with external accountants.
  • Managed division level annual audit and quarterly reviews.
  • Received zero adjustments in annual auditors review.
  • Compiled complex account reconciliations for annual audit.
  • Directed annual audit with external auditor.
  • Supervised annual audit and tax preparation.
  • Manage consolidation of five business entities, fund accounting, general ledger control for each company and directed separate annual audits.

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10. Annual Budget

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Here's how Annual Budget is used in Corporate Controller jobs:
  • Coordinated and developed annual budgets, sales forecasts, and developed sales channels resulting in additional revenue streams and organizational growth.
  • Directed and managed annual budgeting and quarterly forecasting process for company involving coordination with CEO and individual budget department heads.
  • Led non-financial managers through the monthly, quarterly and annual budgeting processes, while effectively explaining financial terminology and formulas.
  • Prepare financial comparative reports explaining variances and deviations between actual financial results, quarterly forecast, and annual budget.
  • Coordinate preparation of the annual budget, providing appropriate tools to assist operating management in their budgetary responsibilities.
  • Improved annual budget adherence and execution by revamping the annual budget preparation process in collaboration with department heads.
  • Prepared financial statements and provided detailed budget to actual variance analysis * Prepared monthly forecasts and annual budgets.
  • Coordinated month-end closing for multiple corporate entities, prepared operating forecasts, financial statements and annual budgets.
  • Developed and managed annual budgets for the organization and performed periodic comparative ratios and operating results.
  • Prepared annual budget including sales forecasting, margin analysis, and controllable expense analysis and forecasting.
  • Directed and coordinated company's first annual budget which included consolidation of seven separate financial statements.
  • Managed annual budgeting/planning process for consolidated income statement, balance sheet and cash flow statement.
  • Review financial position and comparative financial statements as compared to annual budget with corporate executives.
  • Coordinate and prepare annual budget * Perform project related financial analysis using various financial metrics.
  • Established an annual budget process and monthly variance reporting with accountability of department heads.
  • Prepared timely and accurate annual budgets and implemented central budgeting for all departments.
  • Developed and maintained five-year strategic plan, annual budget and quarterly budget revisions.
  • Created annual budgets with senior level management along with analysis for future expansion.
  • Developed company's initial budget and coordinated future annual budgets and periodic forecasts.
  • Managed the annual budget process and continually revised forecasts as market conditions demanded.

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11. Balance Sheet

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Here's how Balance Sheet is used in Corporate Controller jobs:
  • Manage flock accounting clerks to accurately compensate our growers and record all activity associated with production and balance sheet presentation.
  • Prepared fixed asset depreciation schedules, amortization schedules, account analysis for general ledger/balance sheet/income statements, and physical inventories.
  • Standardized balance sheet account reconciliations for all reporting entities improving transparency and consistency throughout the company.
  • Implemented balance sheet reconciliation process to identify and correct potential issues on a timely basis.
  • Established and implemented first formal balance sheet account reconciliation binders for all corporate entities.
  • Implemented balance sheet account analysis program that significantly improved financial reporting accuracy and timeliness.
  • Handled capital expenditures, bank/balance sheet reconciliations, accounts payable/receivable, and payroll.
  • Research accounting issues, interface with corporate and perform reconciliation/balance sheet reviews.
  • Prepared balance sheets and capital adequacy forecasts and secured appropriate regulatory approvals.
  • Authored ledger reconciliations for balance sheet and significant income statement accounts.
  • Reconciled balance sheet accounts, investigating and analyzing any variances.
  • Reconciled balance sheet accounts fixed assets and depreciation schedules.
  • Balance sheet verification with capital assets and liabilities.
  • Supervised reconciliation of all balance sheet accounts.
  • Prepared extensive reconciliations on balance sheet accounts.
  • Reconstructed balance sheet reconciliations to enhance reporting integrity
  • Developed the balance sheet reconciliation process.
  • Performed balance sheet audit and reconciliation.
  • Reviewed Balance sheet reconciliations accuracy.
  • Established monthly balance sheets reconciliations.

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12. Oversight

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Here's how Oversight is used in Corporate Controller jobs:
  • Maintained responsibility and oversight of company financial models and budget, including cost structure to ensure fulfillment of financial goals.
  • Directed financial reporting and analysis functions, annual financial statement preparation, audit oversight, and budget planning/forecasting.
  • Served as corporate controller responsible for oversight of all accounting, financial reporting and internal control related matters.
  • Interacted with banking officers, maintaining oversight of corporate treasury function and monitoring compliance with debt covenants.
  • Project management, operational oversight with Program Managers identifying schedule and cost variances and developing corrective actions.
  • Directed all financial functions including preparation of financial statements, budgets and oversight of working capital.
  • Provided executive-level analysis and oversight of the business performance of all Departments and Divisions.
  • Recognized for providing financial leadership, standardization and oversight to the business unit heads.
  • Provided oversight to a related manufacturing company.
  • Maintained oversight of treasury function.
  • Rendered expert oversight to the general ledger and accounts payable accounting functions of the business toward fulfillment of corporate target goals.
  • Researched complex accounting issues and developed accounting treatment with the oversight of the SEC for the entire geothermal power industry.
  • Performed accounting, human resource and IT management of the corporate office with oversight of three satellite plants.
  • Direct accounting oversight of $300 million secured debt revolver and preparation of lending collateral compliance work stream.
  • Led transition team post-sale (seller side) and provided finance and accounting oversight for business windup.
  • Managed annual independent audits and monthly bank oversight audits as a result of bank loan defaults.
  • Provide Financial Management and Oversight for the Joint Venture Capital and Real Estate Owned subsidiary.
  • Carried robust oversight for financial department of Fresh Division with $250MM in divisional revenue.
  • Implemented company conversion to new ADP payroll platform* Oversight and coordination of IT strategy.
  • Risk management oversight, including maintenance of commercial and D&O insurance policies.

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13. Revenue Recognition

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Here's how Revenue Recognition is used in Corporate Controller jobs:
  • Instructed executive team on how to structure licensing agreements in order to maximize revenue recognition while adhering to accounting pronouncement requirements.
  • Maximized revenue recognition in a SaaS environment and profitability through internal revenue meetings with sales and client service technical implementation staff.
  • Prepared revenue calculations and adjustments where necessary in accordance with the percent complete method of revenue recognition.
  • Developed Revenue Recognition, Cash Management and Capitalization Policies among others for implementation by all subsidiaries.
  • Maintained compliance for revenue recognition policies and ensured provisioning for all liabilities and doubtful accounts.
  • Examined monthly revenue transaction and compared to revenue recognition policy on a monthly basis.
  • Initiated a percentage completed monthly inventory and revenue recognition procedure for manufactured aerospace components.
  • Improved operational reporting quality by developing monthly reporting standards and revenue recognition practices.
  • Developed policies and procedures relating to revenue recognition and period end closing processes.
  • Participate in project reviews and appropriate revenue recognition using percentage of completion accounting.
  • Managed revenue recognition process between accounting, contracts department and sales department.
  • Developed revenue recognition policy adopted by company and approved by outside auditors.
  • Exhibit financial expertise in percentage of completion accounting and revenue recognition.
  • Implemented order management/billing/revenue recognition tool which replaced a multiple spreadsheet application.
  • Prepared monthly analysis of revenue recognition and allowance for doubtful accounts.
  • Developed revenue recognition policies and analysis of software development costs.
  • Created and implemented several key corporate policies including Revenue Recognition.
  • Resolved technical accounting issues, especially software revenue recognition.
  • Monitored revenue recognition related to managed service contracts.
  • Supervised Revenue Recognition Process: Online-Download/ Contract Review.

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14. Close Process

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Here's how Close Process is used in Corporate Controller jobs:
  • Designed effective monthly close process to produce timely and accurate financial statements for internal and external reporting.
  • Developed and implemented financial close processes and procedures to ensure timely and accurate reporting of financial results.
  • Managed the month-end close process and preparation of internal and external financial reporting and analysis.
  • Improved month and year-end close processes and significantly reduced post-audit adjustments.
  • Performed, and delegated period close processes with related reconciliations.
  • Streamlined day-to-day accounting/finance close processes enabling timely 10Q-10K filing.
  • Managed close process and preparation of Financial Statements.
  • Handled all the company s financial operation to include, financial close process, audit, tax and bank relations activities.
  • Reorganized group to cut one day off of the close process and ten days off of the quarter-end SEC reporting process.
  • Oversee and managed the month-end close process, ensuring accurate and timely results and proper analysis and generation of metrics.
  • Re-engineered financial reporting process, cutting two days from the month- and quarter-end accounting close process and report finalization procedure.
  • Eliminated one half-day from month-end close process by facilitating weekly conference calls with site controllers to discuss potential accounting issues.
  • Managed the consolidated financial close process, annual financial audit, and annual and quarterly tax returns and other filings.
  • Configured and mapped accounting settings for a new retail POS system to drive the automation of month end close process.
  • Oversee the monthly close process from the reconciliation of the subsidiaries accounts to the preparation of the consolidated financial statements.
  • Lead the monthly close process; ensure proper recording of stock option expense; review and analyze results versus plan.
  • Streamlined monthly close process, resulting in significant decrease in the amount of time needed to close a month.
  • Oversee all activities of the Corporate Accounting department including the month-end close process, financial reporting and SEC reporting.
  • Guided staff to formalize monthly close process to ensure complete and accurate financial reporting for corporate business unit.
  • Established the monthly accounting close process and reduced the closing cycle from 28 days to 5 days.

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15. Risk Management

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Here's how Risk Management is used in Corporate Controller jobs:
  • Selected areas of focus included financial reporting and analysis, treasury/cash management, risk management, employee benefits and payroll/HR systems.
  • Facilitate maintenance of treasury and risk management activity serving as primary point of contact for all financially related matters.
  • Involved in all business decisions regarding sales/marketing, legal correspondence, capital projects, refinancing opportunities and risk management.
  • Restructured risk management programs to obtain broader coverage with lower deductibles while achieving reduction in premium costs.
  • Maintained close liaison and relationship with hotel General Managers facilitating proactive risk management.
  • Managed cash, banking relationships, investor relations, risk management and stock administration
  • Maintained complete financial responsibility, including risk management, cash management and legal.
  • Evaluated Insurance and Risk Management policies and procedures including management of insurance audits.
  • Officer of a Vermont-based captive insurance subsidiary utilized in risk management program.
  • Led project reporting activities, including analysis of profitability and risk management.
  • Managed overall risk management function and policy, negotiated appropriate insurance.
  • Implemented successful cash management and foreign currency risk management programs.
  • Risk management responsibilities including annual corporate insurance administration and renewal.
  • Evaluated insurance requirements related to risk management.
  • Managed risk management and insurance.
  • Collaborated with Meridian Asset Management to manage a $28MIL endowment fund, determine asset allocations, and analyze risk management.
  • Managed the treasury function, including portfolio investments, risk management, cash flow analysis and reporting and promissory note maintenance.
  • Work closely with Risk Management group, project teams and our insurance captive in the execution of multiple successful CCIP programs.
  • Perform risk management analysis for all controlled group assets including equipment and vehicles, human capital, and stock inventory.
  • Reduced the company's risk management costs by $350,000, working with both insurance brokers and companies.

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16. CPA

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Here's how CPA is used in Corporate Controller jobs:
  • Assisted outside CPA firm on a regular basis throughout the year in preparation for year-end tax reporting for each reporting entity.
  • Researched, prepared and updated all finance related memorandums per current PCAOB, SEC, AICPA and FASB publications and pronouncements.
  • Coordinate work with CPA firm as well as delivering property related information requested by the auditors on a timely basis.
  • Prepare IBEW Union reports, process payroll and work with CPA to adjust depreciation schedules, Schedule E and 1120S.
  • Directed external audits working with outside CPA firm to complete 2 separate consolidated financial statements for corporations within the business.
  • Managed all accounting functions for $2.5M art manufacturing and retail entity; prepared all reports for annual CPA audits.
  • Facilitated tax savings in excess of $100K by reviewing and amending the franchise tax returns prepared by external CPA.
  • Audit lead and prime interface with outside financial entities such as, DCAA, CPA Firms and lending institution audits.
  • Worked with the CPA to prepare and file both corporate and personal tax returns for the company and the owner.
  • Collaborated with outside CPA firm to assume scheduling and other routine tasks they had performed, thereby reducing fees.
  • Managed credit insurance program, annual physical inventory, annual CPA audit, Human Resources and Office Management functions.
  • Interfaced with the CPA firm about GAAP and tax issues including Canadian tax issues due to new Canadian contract.
  • Led Finance team through completion of the first review of the Company's Financial Statements by external CPA firm.
  • Work with CPA to prepare annual Federal/State tax return and extension; and Transfer Pricing Study and APA renewal.
  • Worked closely with CPA managing tax filings, and solely responsible for the reporting and filing of form 1099.
  • Interfaced with third party CPA firm, banks, lessors, insurance companies, credit companies, etc.
  • Worked closely with the independent CPA firm on the external annual audits (HUD audit) and reviews.
  • Worked closely with the restructuring consultant, banks, CPA firm and legal counsel in closing the company.
  • Developed internal controls, procedures and policies to ensure compliance with the AICPA professional standards and U.S. G.A.A.P.
  • Company relationship manager between outside Bank Auditors, CPA firm and Outside IT and Web design Teams.

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17. Direct Reports

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Here's how Direct Reports is used in Corporate Controller jobs:
  • Direct reports included Director of Accounting and Operations Auditors.
  • Directed a mid-sized accounting department with seven direct reports.
  • Provide guidance and motivation while developing direct reports.
  • Major Achievements: Successful in reduction of period end closes by 33% while reducing direct reports from 11 to 8.
  • Managed $1B budget, 3 direct reports and 35 indirect reports for this manufacturer of off-road tires and wheels.
  • Increase knowledge, skills and abilities of direct reports through a culture of life-long learning, teamwork and knowledge sharing.
  • Direct reports included two Senior Accountants, a staff accountant, a financial analyst, and two finance specialists/clerks.
  • Manage a team of four direct reports - assistant controller, staff accountant, accounting assistant, contracts/administration manager.
  • Managed 7 direct reports and a staff of 65 employees; supervised all finance personnel in all international locations.
  • Managed senior direct reports which included 4 HR Directors, 10 staff accountants, plus financial staff of 120.
  • Review and provide direction to three direct reports and three indirect reports covering all areas of general ledger accounting.
  • Manage ten direct reports in Accounts Payable, Receivables Payroll, Cost, purchasing and FP&A.
  • Supervised / trained 12 direct reports across 15+ branch distribution network and mfg plant reporting to foreign parent.
  • Led and executed all corporate acquisitions, accounting functions and reporting with a staff of thirteen direct reports.
  • Manage an on-site staff of five direct reports and a staff of 7 based in Chennai, India.
  • Supervised, directed and developed the Financial and Information Technology systems and a staff of 12 direct reports.
  • Managed a staff of eight direct reports on a corporate level and two regional and international controllers.
  • Managed team of 4 direct reports and led US accounting group responsible for managerial and statutory reporting.
  • Direct reports included the Director of Credit, Accounts Payable Manager, and the Corporate Accounting Manager.
  • Direct reports included Assistant Controller, Corporate Financial Analyst, Travel and Entertainment Supervisor and Finance Intern.

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18. Journal Entries

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Here's how Journal Entries is used in Corporate Controller jobs:
  • Review monthly account reconciliations and journal entries to assure accurate financial information is generated and proper internal controls are in place.
  • Developed account reconciliation formats & procedures, prepared 16 months of account reconciliations and recorded all related correcting journal entries.
  • Implemented procedures for standard journal entries, monthly reconciliations, account analysis and documentation to support the monthly reporting requirements.
  • Preformed complex general accounting functions, including preparation of journal entries, account analysis and balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Prepared monthly consolidated financial statements for 11 companies, including reconciling balance sheet accounts and consolidation journal entries.
  • Performed financial close procedures to including preparation of journal entries, account analysis, balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Prepared inter-company reconciliation, related companies' monthly journal entries, recurring entries and corporate allocations.
  • Reviewed and approved journal entries and account reconciliations Oversee internal/external audits and created monthly management reporting packages
  • Developed accounting procedures including capitalization policies, closing procedures and monthly standard journal entries.
  • Prepared consolidated financial reporting statements, schedules and journal entries.
  • Developed and implemented standard journal entries.
  • Prepared annual financial statements including accrual journal entries, posting of entries to financial worksheets, and preparation of audited statements.
  • Mitigated 2010 s adjusting journal entries for the end of the year, removing the need for $20,000 in audits.
  • Improved process for creating journal entries, using the on-line reporting available, versus using Excel spreadsheets for data collection.
  • Assist in and manage the monthly closing process, prepare month-end journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations and supporting schedules.
  • Manage and coordinate all phases of month-end close process; including general journal entries, tax entries and accruals.
  • Perform review and approval of all journal entries, cash receipts, vouchers, checks, wires and payroll.
  • Oversee invoicing, cash flow, inventory levels, prepare journal entries and participate in regular management meetings.
  • Review month-end journal entries, creating complex journal entries along with consolidated financial statement preparation for seven companies.
  • Shortened closing process by 15% by building reports to generate data needed for journal entries or accruals.

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19. Cost Savings

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Here's how Cost Savings is used in Corporate Controller jobs:
  • Implemented distributed information systems allowing more timely information for product availability and generating annual administrative cost savings exceeding $1.0 million.
  • Led cost savings and distribution improvement initiatives to reduce cost and improve productivity for catalog and e-commerce sales channels.
  • Utilized continuous process improvement methodology to realize cost savings, strengthen financial controls and improve cash generation.
  • Achieved significant cost savings with centralization as well as renegotiating insurance, freight and communications costs.
  • Make recommendations for improvement in procedures and processes to facilitate cost savings and operational efficiency.
  • Restructured departmental team duties and responsibilities resulting in annual cost savings of approximately $30,000.
  • Led restructuring project resulting in 27% cost savings and significant operational improvements.
  • Generated cost savings and increased efficiency by improving financial policy and procedures.
  • Conducted extensive analysis of the manufacturing process to identify cost savings opportunities.
  • Realigned departmental responsibilities due to staffing reductions and cost savings projects.
  • Developed streamlining procedures for maximum efficiency and cost savings.
  • Generated 15% cost savings and reduced reorder lead time by successfully negotiating contracts with vendors and reorganizing the purchasing function.
  • Achieved cost savings over $100K in administrative costs by implementing in-house payroll and benefit systems for over 600 employees.
  • Developed and implemented Purchasing Polices and Procedures for all properties, which resulted in, cost savings through centralized purchasing.
  • Negotiated and implemented insurance policies including converting to a self-insurance plan resulting in cost savings of $100K per year.
  • Generated annual cost savings in excess of $100,000 by restructuring the P&C insurance and employee benefits programs.
  • Revised the Corporate T&E procedure and audit function resulting in improved compliance reporting and significant cost savings.
  • Negotiate vendor contract terms for cost savings with various publishers, office suppliers, banks, and other vendors.
  • Cost savings to company was estimated to be in excess of $1 million for initial 5 test stores.
  • Implemented structure to general operations leading to a cost savings in labor and overhead of $75K annually.

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20. Human Resources

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Here's how Human Resources is used in Corporate Controller jobs:
  • Managed all accounting and human resources responsibilities while reporting to the owner of this assisted living facility development and management company.
  • Established and upgraded procedures covering all Accounting and Human Resources functions to ensure efficient, accurate and cost-effective operations.
  • Conducted Human Resources duties including employee screening, new hire offers and managed outsourced Professional Employer Organization relationship.
  • Worked closely with Human Resources on sourcing additional insurance benefits for the Company including processing payroll.
  • Manage human resources - recruiting, job performance management, salary management and benefits administration.
  • Work with Human Resources Department in coordinating financial data for benefit administration for employees.
  • Hired Human Resource Administrator and assisted in developing the Human Resources Department
  • Provide operational financial support to programming and human resources teams.
  • Supervised human resources and benefits administration.
  • Provided oversight of human resources activities.
  • Oversee Human Resources activities and responsibilities.
  • Directed accounting, taxes, payroll, budgeting, cash management, financial reporting, information technology, and human resources.
  • Established all previously outsourced accounting, finance, and human resources functions of a $5 million dollar web design firm.
  • Implemented and made improvements in the business, finance, Human Resources and marketing as well as customer services departments.
  • Managed day-to-day operations of distribution business, including Human Resources, Customer Service, Purchasing, and Inventory Control functions.
  • Managed all financial functions plus human resources, IT and facilities for $5.2M(revenues) particle standards manufacturer.
  • Managed accounting, finance, human resources, and risk management for a multiple-store clothing retailer with over 200 employees.
  • Handled all issues with human resources, lawyers, accountants, clients, vendors, insurance companies and government/tax agencies.
  • Worked most closely with Corporate Information Technology, Corporate Finance, CEO and Corporate Human Resources on managing their budgets.
  • Implemented Lawson Payroll/Human Resources software for 2,500+ employees in 28 States resulting in annual savings in excess of $70,000.

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21. A/P

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Here's how A/P is used in Corporate Controller jobs:
  • Process Automation: Transitioned A/P functions from a manual system to an electronic payment-processing solution.
  • Consolidated A/P department from eight different locations into one corporate accounts payable department.
  • Developed/implemented formal A/P processing controls to streamline payable processing.
  • Designed a/p system with advanced functionality.
  • Managed international banking, A/R & A/P with daily cash requirements, reconciling multiple banks & accounts monthly maximizing cash flow.
  • Supervised the daily activity of A/P, A/R-Billing, G/L and Payroll Staff, including coding and completion of duties.
  • Managed the day-to-day operations of the accounting department, all A/P, A/R, journal entries, monthly G/L reconciliations.
  • Managed general accounting staff (A/P, A/R, & G/L), financial planning, reporting and analysis functions.
  • Provided daily cash, A/P, and A/R reconciliations directly to the CEO and COO to reflect true reporting balances.
  • Managed a staff of three accountants in the areas of A/P, A/R, Billing, and Credit & Collections.
  • Oversee daily accounting and finance functions: G/L, A/P, A/R, Payroll, Commission and Credit & Collections.
  • Manage all accounting functions, including A/R, A/P, Treasury, G/L close and reconciliation and Financial Reporting.
  • Supervised operations in connection with A/R, A/P, inventory, billing, collections, payroll, & audits.
  • Managed four direct reports, including an Inventory Manager, A/R Manager, A/P Manager, and Senior Accountant.
  • Served as Project Manager on a team that successfully replaced the legacy G/L, A/P and financial reporting systems.
  • Provide analysis of both A/R and A/P Agings, conduct banking function, and track/analyze daily cash flow.
  • Managed all aspects of financial reporting, financial close, A/R, A/P, payroll and internal controls.
  • Hired, trained and managed A/P, A/R, payroll, financial analysts, purchasing and facilities departments.
  • Managed a Fiscal Department staff of five performing A/R, A/P, Payroll and Fixed Assets duties.
  • Implemented a purchase card program eliminating thousands of transactions and freeing up 20% of A/P capacity.

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22. Real Estate

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Here's how Real Estate is used in Corporate Controller jobs:
  • Provided financial information and communicated with Real Estate Management Company in the build-out/move of the Corporate Facilities.
  • Served as Controller for commercial real estate company and general contractor for apartment construction.
  • Served as interim controller of a large luxury residential real estate developer.
  • Led financial analysis and accounting for global real estate acquisitions and dispositions.
  • Control of company insurance policies, equipment and real estate leases, tracking revenue in connection with contract and participation agreements.
  • Manage, schedule and present the annual plan and updates for owned and leased real estate for internal bank use.
  • Involved with the property management of six real estate entities and investor processing of all inquiries with the public investors.
  • Worked with outside consultants to wind down the real estate development companies after all real estate had been sold.
  • Led global finance team, tax, project accounting, payroll, real estate, facilities, and travel.
  • Point person for company on all aspects of the real estate management software for both accounting and operations functions.
  • Reviewed, analyzed and reported on performance of the operating divisions, real estate joint ventures and financial investments.
  • Facilitated closing of San Antonio facility, saving $520K annually in property and real estate taxes and rent.
  • Reduced annual real estate taxes $7 million (40%) by renegotiating assessment with city assessor.
  • Managed convenient store and real estate holding company with nearly $1B in annual revenue and 28 companies.
  • Worked closely with executive team in reviewing legal documents for the financing and acquisition of real estate holdings.
  • Increased revenue by completing all aspects of $20M+ recovery billing including operating and real estate tax.
  • Prepared budgeting and quarterly forecasting for 11 real estate publications, with revenues of $4.5 million.
  • Project Manager for computer conversion to an AS/400 computer system with integrated real estate software package.
  • Proposed a strategic plan for the bank's internal real estate needs, which was implemented.
  • Provided support for Sage Construction & Real Estate 300 (Timberline) throughout organization.

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23. SOX

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Here's how SOX is used in Corporate Controller jobs:
  • Developed and documented internal control policies and processes consistent with SOX requirements.
  • Managed introduction of framework for internal control environment and SOX-based compliance program.
  • Prepared organizational and accounting procedures for implementation to be SOX compliant.
  • Created various documentations for audit/SOX and for management training purposes.
  • Followed Public accounting reporting and adapted SOX compliance guidelines.
  • Developed comprehensive procedures to implement and ensure SOX compliance.
  • Introduced a SOX-based financial reporting and operational control structure.
  • Implemented a SOX404 and EuroSOX compliant control environment that was used as the model for implementation at the other company locations.
  • Led audits and coordinated outside audits to ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulations including SOX and US GAA.
  • Documented the additional control procedures around the financial closing process to ensure the company was compliant with SOX rules and regulations.
  • Led Company through first year of SOX 404 compliance, managing 100% increase in internal & external resources.
  • Recruited as a consultant during transitional period to take remedial action to resolve major financial reporting SOX deficiencies.
  • Developed key financial policies and procedures, including implementing and maintaining SOX compliance, and other related policies.
  • Participated in SOX 404 internal control review process and accounting policy revisions to ensure compliance for potential IPO.
  • Created, implemented and tested SOX404 policies and procedures for the company in anticipation of SEC required audit.
  • Implemented SOX process, compliance reporting, control & testing for the Company on a Global Basis.
  • Design / prepare weekly global cash management reports; assist with acquisition due diligence and SOX compliance.
  • Controlled implementation in a structured, methodical manner ensuring proper SOX controls were built into the process.
  • Conducted design and operational effectiveness testing of key controls in support of SOX 404 compliance efforts.
  • Served as system administrator for web-based application used to track SOX documentation and testing scripts.

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24. Variance Analysis

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Here's how Variance Analysis is used in Corporate Controller jobs:
  • Created internal reporting systems for management, allowing for complete variance analysis of actual retail results.
  • Prepared, reviewed, and submitted monthly and quarterly variance analysis of actual-to-actual and actual-to-forecast results.
  • Present quarterly results and variance analysis to board of directors, senior management and operation managers.
  • Supervised corporate and division financial variance analysis processes to improve insight on the worldwide operations results.
  • Prepared and analyzed financial statements including extensive research and variance analysis for internal and external uses.
  • Prepare financial reporting variance analysis for review by executive management, and Board of Directors.
  • Initiated weekly PPV and production variance analysis resulting in significant material savings and throughput improvement.
  • Work closely with senior management to review monthly variance analysis and identify potential cost savings.
  • Managed business line financial statement including Income statement and balance sheet and corresponding financial/variance analysis.
  • Produced monthly financial statements with variance analysis on both an individual and consolidated basis.
  • Improved internal communications and organization with creation of monthly variance analysis report for manufacturing.
  • Prepared and generated monthly operations results, other project cost reports and variance analysis.
  • Prepared financial and managerial reports, including forecasts, budgeting and variance analysis.
  • Prepared financial reports and performed variance analysis in accordance with business plan.
  • Supervised financial reporting, consolidation of monthly forecasts, and variance analysis.
  • Present and provide financial summaries and variance analysis between actual and budget/forecast.
  • Coordinated overall company budgeting and forecasting process and variance analysis.
  • Managed all aspects of annual physical inventory and variance analysis.
  • Implemented monthly budget variance analysis reviews with department heads.
  • Prepared annual company budgets and calculated monthly variance analysis.

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25. Sarbanes-Oxley

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Here's how Sarbanes-Oxley is used in Corporate Controller jobs:
  • Supervised implementation process of all new requirements on financial reporting and internal controls resulting from the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.
  • Drafted stand-alone accounting policies and procedures for separate public company to be in compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.
  • Directed and managed all aspects of the external audit, including implementation of Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.
  • Improved internal controls and developed various company procedures including procedures to satisfy Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.
  • Designed and implemented internal controls company-wide to comply with Sarbanes-Oxley section 404 requirements.
  • Developed financial policies and procedures incorporating anticipated controls required to meet Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.
  • Monitored, developed and implemented internal controls to ensure compliance Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.
  • Managed implementation of internal controls which successfully passed initial Sarbanes-Oxley audit.
  • Managed development of accounting controls and procedures to comply with Sarbanes-Oxley.
  • Designed and implemented Sarbanes-Oxley compliant controls for the world-wide operation.
  • Developed internal controls to ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.
  • Positioned company to meet additional filing constraints of Sarbanes-Oxley.
  • Maintain internal controls and ensured Sarbanes-Oxley and regulatory compliance.
  • Improved corporate governance and implemented initial Sarbanes-Oxley Act requirements.
  • Implemented internal controls required to attain Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance.
  • Implemented Sarbanes-Oxley and other corporate governance initiatives.
  • Coordinated and led implementation of Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.
  • Monitored compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley regulations.
  • Directed team implementing Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.
  • Documented internal controls for Sarbanes-Oxley.

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26. Internal Controls

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Here's how Internal Controls is used in Corporate Controller jobs:
  • Redesigned financial statement reconciliation/analysis process and improved internal controls.
  • Directed and coordinated development and maintenance of company's documentation, analysis, evaluation, testing and remediation of internal controls.
  • Developed project accounting framework, revenue recognition processes and internal controls for project based business segment utilizing milestone and cost-to-complete analysis.
  • Aided in development of policies, strengthening internal controls, improvement of business processes, safeguarding business assets and regulatory compliance.
  • Established a budgeting process, internal controls and percent complete reporting procedures to accurately measure revenue and control expenses.
  • Developed and managed operational and accounting policies and procedures as well as internal controls, including business expense policy.
  • Analyzed corporate system of internal controls in several departments, recommending and implementing processes designed to strengthen compliance.
  • Established company-wide policies and procedures to greatly improve operational efficiency, internal controls, and fraud mitigation.
  • Developed and implemented systems, processes and internal controls to improve accountability, strengthen operations and profitability.
  • Established new internal controls over cash management and reporting as well as enhanced existing controls upon arrival.
  • Started Accounting Close Software implementation process to provide additional internal controls and further reduce financial close time.
  • Sole responsibility for overseeing the accounting and the implementation and monitoring of internal controls of the corporation.
  • Developed accounting policies and procedures, enforced internal controls, administered treasury management and managed working capital.
  • Developed and implemented accounting procedures and internal controls resulting in improved accounting efficiency, accuracy and security.
  • Developed, updated, implemented and managed financial policies and procedures to ensure effective internal controls achieved.
  • Led business/financial planning, financial/treasury operations, reporting/analysis, internal controls and program/product quoting and costing.
  • Implemented and documented internal controls, policies and procedures, established a strong internal control environment.
  • Developed new accounting policies and procedures and ensured related internal controls were documented and kept current.
  • Enhanced efficiency through effective management of internal controls including cost and expense indicators to forecast profits.
  • Corrected inefficiencies by implementing internal controls and financial modeling to include raising capital defining debt covenants.

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27. Parent Company

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Here's how Parent Company is used in Corporate Controller jobs:
  • Implemented restructuring plan for the Finance Department with recommendations under review by parent company for restructuring of entire corporation.
  • Integrated quarterly financial reporting packages with the parent company in order to more effectively consolidate corporate financial results.
  • Prepared monthly and annual consolidated financial statements for presentation to Spanish Parent Company and distribution to financial institutions.
  • Provided timely and accurate financial and management reports and analysis to top management and parent company in Korea.
  • Prepared consolidated financial statements for the parent company with a sixty percent equity investment in the subsidiary company.
  • Initiated and successfully implemented project to integrate and augment risk management programs with the foreign parent company.
  • Lead executive on IFRS reporting conversion to Israeli parent company and to external accounting professionals.
  • Produced monthly financial statements for parent company and consolidated financial statements including foreign subsidiaries.
  • Prepare monthly financial statements, quarterly consolidations and annual reporting to Japanese parent company.
  • Restructured Finance and applicable administrative functions for North American subsidiary for UK parent company.
  • Interfaced with parent company, reported monthly results to the international consolidations team.
  • Developed consolidation methods and procedures for parent company with three subsidiaries.
  • Monitored inventories between parent company in Venezuela and Texas branch.
  • Consolidate foreign subsidiaries Financial Statements with U.S. parent company.
  • Prepared monthly financial statement reporting package consolidation of 73 units to present to CEO, Board of Directors and Parent Company.
  • Produced annual consolidation for US divisions' financial results, saving time for global consolidation work at UK parent company headquarters.
  • Worked closely with field staff, upper management, independent auditors, bankers, and parent company management & staff.
  • Reviewed, monitored, and participated in all aspects of financial reporting for the subsidiaries to the parent company overseas.
  • Reduced close cycle from 20 calendar days to 6 working days to comply with new Parent Company filing requirements;.
  • Directed the monthly closing routine and the generation of numerous internal reports, along with British parent company report requirements.

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28. Annual Sales

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Here's how Annual Sales is used in Corporate Controller jobs:
  • Prepare and monitor annual sales and capital expenditure projections as well as budgets for operating and administrative expenses.
  • Managed the Accounting Department for manufacturer of bulk material handling equipment with 180 employees and $65 million in annual sales.
  • Prepared annual sales and expense budgets, used to identify variances and conduct sales forecasting to effectively track financial position.
  • Manage all aspects of accounting functions for national relocation service provider generating annual sales in excess of $68 million.
  • Managed the Financial and Accounting operations from $15M in annual sales to over $110M in just 3 years.
  • Manage all financial and accounting functions for an Information Technology company with annual sales in excess of $6 million.
  • Manage financial and accounting functions for a steel fabrication company generating annual sales in excess of $90 million.
  • Manage financial and accounting functions for rental equipment company generating annual sales in excess of $25 million.
  • Reported, reviewed and tracked tooling project status and prepared annual sales and expense budget for tooling operations.
  • Approved new customer credit applications and establish credit limits on customers with annual sales up to $250k.
  • Ensured compliance with SEC, and other regulatory agencies for public company annual sales $45 million.
  • Managed financial and accounting functions for restaurant group generating annual sales in excess of $10m.
  • Managed financial and accounting functions for manufacturer generating annual sales in excess of $27 million.
  • Helped the company grow from $7 million to $20 million in annual sales.
  • Developed annual sales and expense budgets and created monthly financial reports and executive package.
  • Owned by an Orange County private investment firm, Annual sales of $15M.
  • Consolidated annual sales consist of $150 million with approximately 500-600 employees.
  • Scrap metal recycling with annual sales $60 million and 55 employees.
  • Coordinated the preparation of the annual sales and operating expenses budget.
  • Wholesale Broad Line Food Distributor - Annual Sales $204M

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29. Financial Management

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Here's how Financial Management is used in Corporate Controller jobs:
  • Direct coordination of all external audit activities and assist subordinates and regional financial management in the implementation of the audit.
  • Spearheaded full spectrum of financial management operations for Holding Corporation and four operating entities generating $278M in annual revenues.
  • Prepare key financial management reports including dashboards, key performance indicator reports and budget to actual analysis.
  • Selected, designed and implemented a new financial consolidation software package (Hyperion Financial Management).
  • Complete financial management of all eighteen companies along with management of all department managers and personnel.
  • Managed consolidated subsidiary accounting and operational financial management for 41 operations in 20 countries.
  • Executed policy development, financial management, budgeting, forecasting, and financial analysis.
  • Prepared financial management reporting for the consolidated entity, and for each business unit.
  • Supervised the implementation of Hyperion Financial Management - expanded Great Plains into new regions.
  • Reported to President and was intimately involved with financial management of the corporation.
  • Ensured budget targets were achieved and reported results to senior financial management.
  • Performed operation & financial management role in a computer technology-manufacturing environment.
  • Change agent within an entrepreneurial environment, demonstrating financial management skills.
  • Provided financial management reporting including monthly and quarter financial reviews.
  • Restructured the financial management team responsible for North America reporting
  • Prepare monthly financial management reports for internal purposes.
  • Produced weekly financial management reports for senior management.
  • Implemented centralized financial management and worldwide reporting systems.
  • Led financial management of company and subsidiaries.
  • Administered all financial management systems and applications.

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30. Inventory Control

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Here's how Inventory Control is used in Corporate Controller jobs:
  • Created/implemented all accounting policies, controls and procedures along with associated documentation required for receiving, shipping and inventory control.
  • Maximized revenue, tightened inventory control, boosted quality assurance, and improved service delivery and customer satisfaction.
  • Developed and implemented procedures for inventory control and cycle counting to improve inventory accuracy and reduce costs.
  • Worked closely with operations to instill a sense of ownership and accountability for inventory controls and accuracy.
  • Evaluated capital investments, inventory control and acquisitions, advised management on future courses of action.
  • Inventory controls implemented allowed for discovery and conviction of an inside theft ring with insurance indemnification.
  • Established and implemented inventory controls and procedure for inventory in job site and company owned locations.
  • Performed cost accounting, including payroll/benefits, internal reporting, travel expense reporting and inventory control.
  • Maintain co-ordination with responsible department managers on all aspects of inventory control and YE inventory.
  • Supervised cost accountant to enhance inventory controls, manufacturing reporting and support to plant director.
  • Coordinated the conversion of acquired businesses to a common point of sale/inventory control system.
  • Improved inventory control systems that substantially reduced inventory levels and increased cash flow.
  • Implemented inventory control policies and procedures to reduce inventory carrying costs.
  • Developed Inventory Control procedures for physical inventories and cycle count program.
  • Developed and implemented inventory control procedures for distribution and manufacturing divisions.
  • Supervised inventory control and tracked clinical studies to maintain proper accruals.
  • Established Inventory Controls for effective utilization of Company's resources.
  • Devised and implemented distribution cost strategies and inventory controls.
  • Lead Supply Chain and Inventory Control in manufacturing environment.
  • Implemented and managed inventory control and fixed asset systems.

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31. Executive Management

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Here's how Executive Management is used in Corporate Controller jobs:
  • Coordinate with executive management, attending board meetings to identify issues and formulate solutions regarding management of capital and inventory levels.
  • Prepared financial operations review packages for Board of Directors and Executive Management detailing results for quarterly operations and key performance metrics.
  • Work directly with the General Manager to provide strategic insight to Mission Equipment executive management team concerning business initiatives and performance.
  • Maintained existing staffing levels and put into place monthly and quarterly financial reporting systems for benefit of owners and executive management.
  • Developed monthly financial reporting package for Board, executive management and banks, including quarterly financial presentations and debt covenant reporting.
  • Develop critical tools for evaluating business performance; define future strategies by compiling and presenting detailed financial statements to executive management.
  • Developed company's first comprehensive monthly consolidated reporting package for executive management, Board of Directors, and SEC reporting.
  • Developed an automated Daily Operating Report giving executive management real time order/sales/gross margin/inventory visibility against budget and prior year/month analysis.
  • Collaborated with Utility Operating Company Senior and Executive Management execute and measure sponsor needs, program progress and activity commitments.
  • Worked closely with executive management, third party contractors and operational team to achieve quarterly and annual objectives.
  • Managed the daily, weekly and monthly financial reporting processes ensuring timely and accurate reporting to executive management.
  • Prepared monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements as required by the Credit Facility and executive management.
  • Interacted extensively with internal stakeholders on accounting policy and reported to executive management on financial status.
  • Partnered with executive management to improve Medicare and Medicaid billings and streamline cash collection processes.
  • Collaborated with Executive Management to develop company-wide metrics and improve corporate efficiency and profitability.
  • Provided corporate financial leadership as a member of 5 person executive management team.
  • Reported monthly financial activity to executive management, lenders and joint venture partners.
  • Monitored budget and provided financial analysis and support to the executive management team.
  • Developed detailed financial presentations for the Board of Directors and Executive Management teams.
  • Maintained corporate compliance through close communication with executive management and Board of Directors.

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32. Quickbooks

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Here's how Quickbooks is used in Corporate Controller jobs:
  • Developed comprehensive franchisee training program that encompassed accounting procedures, financial statement preparation and QuickBooks setup.
  • Train accounting staff with QuickBooks and bookkeeping policies Coordinate monthly financial meetings
  • Migrated accounting system from QuickBooks to Microsoft Dynamics.
  • Audited and cleaned financial information using QuickBooks.
  • Streamlined payroll accounts; set-up in-house payroll using Intuit Online and integrated it into QuickBooks and Inn-flow Accounting software.
  • Recreated QuickBooks data files and re-entered one year of data to produce accurate financial reports.
  • Implemented the MS Great Plains Accounting Package to replace the existing QuickBooks Pro software.
  • Integrated File maker Pro into QuickBooks Enterprise and automated job costing into payroll system.
  • Prepared a monthly financial statement to 16 companies in QuickBooks other than the Hospitals.
  • Key member of system conversion team to convert subsidiary from QuickBooks system to Expandable.
  • Updated the individual agencies' QuickBooks records and implemented MAS90 for the organization.
  • Developed the accounting department and monthly reporting processes using QuickBooks and Excel.
  • Implement QuickBooks sync processing to their current Client Care POS system.
  • Improved purchasing processes, streamlined expense reporting with QuickBooks purchase orders.
  • Team lead in company software conversion from QuickBooks to Rent Manager.1.
  • Help with the interface of drug testing program to QuickBooks.
  • Conducted seminars training member churches on QuickBooks and accounting policies.
  • Completed an accounting system migration from QuickBooks to Great Plains.
  • Automated monthly invoicing of sub lessor through QuickBooks invoicing.
  • Managed a software conversion from QuickBooks to Sage 100.

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33. Financial Performance

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Here's how Financial Performance is used in Corporate Controller jobs:
  • Led executive level finance functions equivalent to that of a CFO that provided insight for company leadership on organizational financial performance.
  • Directed all aspects of MAS 90 supported manufacturing and distribution operations assuring effective, quality oriented operating and financial performance.
  • Reviewed and analyzed all aspects of financial performance and reported periodic financial results to senior management and Board of Directors.
  • Implemented a fully integrated printers management system for reporting financial performance to assist in executive decision making.
  • Lead analysis and recommendations to enhance financial performance and pursue new business opportunities.
  • Develop and monitor project controls to help strengthen overall financial performance and visibility.
  • Reported consolidated financial results and analyzed cost center operational results and financial performance.
  • Developed an accounting system and process for budgeting and measuring financial performance.
  • Assisted manufacturing divisions to better understand cost structures and enhance financial performance.
  • Analyzed and defined financial performance of key businesses areas to assess profitability.
  • Participate weekly executive meeting on operations, financial performance, etc.
  • Developed and implemented new initiatives to enhance financing and financial performance.
  • Communicated daily and monthly financial performance to executives and management staff.
  • Communicated corporate strategy and financial performance to key analysts and investors.
  • Budget development, capital expenditure management and financial performance responsibilities.
  • Developed a corporate revenue model for financial performance analysis.
  • Analyzed variances between actual and planned financial performance.
  • Advised four divisions regarding financial performance and allocations.
  • Analyze financial data accurately to monitor financial performance.
  • Reported financial performance on numerous international services contracts.

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34. Corporate Office

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Here's how Corporate Office is used in Corporate Controller jobs:
  • Developed new accounting processes and procedures and implemented integrated accounting systems between the corporate office and properties.
  • Established and maintained relationships with business and technology decision makers to align initiatives to the corporate office.
  • Coordinated the brokerage and sale of corporate office building to secure liquidity for future business operations.
  • Managed overall treasury funding and coordinate cash requirements for corporate office and managed properties.
  • Investigated alternative communication solutions between corporate office and the 600 stores.
  • Manage accounting transactions of corporate office and two distribution centers.
  • Supervised daily accounting functions for corporate office and off-site campuses.
  • Oversee 4 properties and corporate office functions including benefit administration
  • Consolidated twelve locations reporting into the corporate office.
  • Installed accounting back office network system thus allowing accounting functions to be centralized to the Orlando office versus Chicago corporate office.
  • Implemented centralization of all Accounting functions from the distribution center to corporate office, in order to maintain tighter controls.
  • Supervised corporate office accounting staff while reporting to the Chief Financial Officer for this chain of 10 skilled nursing facilities.
  • Moved to Corporate Offices and served as Assistant Corporate Controller for ten months when I was promoted to Corporate Controller.
  • Review of and set up accounting procedures and was responsible for all accounting functions for the corporate office.
  • Prepared annual business plan and presented monthly results to Senior Management in New York City corporate offices.
  • Established structure and procedure in the corporate office; implemented company wide filing system and reconciliation set-up.
  • Company relocated its corporate offices from Europe to the US for the purpose of an IPO.
  • Established a Disclosure Committee of senior corporate officers in response to new SEC regulations in 2002.
  • Supervised staff of 20 in the Corporate office and interfaced with operations staff in the field.
  • Tasked as strategic planning liaison with corporate officers, as well as audit and banking executives.

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35. Treasury Functions

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Here's how Treasury Functions is used in Corporate Controller jobs:
  • Provided for all corporate treasury functions including daily monitoring of cash transactions and managing banking relationships.
  • Provide valuable support to financial planning and analysis, regulatory compliance and treasury functions.
  • Manage treasury functions, including cash management, investment and creditor relationships.
  • Developed and monitored the channels for financial reporting and treasury functions.
  • Initiated treasury functions utilizing automated procedures offered by two banking institutions.
  • Operated Treasury functions and conducted financial operations in foreign currencies.
  • Manage Treasury functions including cash projections and monthly Bank Reconciliations.
  • Developed a manual to properly control worldwide treasury functions.
  • Managed treasury functions and daily cash management.
  • Improved treasury functions by implementing authorization policy, ACH, desktop deposit, credit card processing and established revolving credit line.
  • Full responsibility for finance, reporting and treasury functions for a German owned photographic paper Manufacturer with sales $135 mil.
  • Manage Treasury functions at the company including cash management, financial covenants compliance and cash flows forecasting, reporting and analysis.
  • Reported to President, managed the Finance, Accounting, Treasury functions of this privately held $150 million fabric manufacturer.
  • Carried out all treasury functions and held full-scope P&L responsibility for 2 companies and 4 discrete business units.
  • Direct all accounting, financial and treasury functions and practices for travel agency with revenues of $3 million.
  • Improved cash flow of corporate and trust funds, allowing investment of excess funds by managing treasury functions.
  • Managed all treasury functions, insurance, vendor relations, contract documentations, consolidations, AP, AR.
  • Direct all accounting, tax, and treasury functions for a $225 million equipment leasing organization.
  • Managed financial reporting, 3-day month end close, external audit, due diligence and treasury functions.
  • Directed all finance, accounting, and treasury functions for the holding company and its subsidiaries.

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36. Tax Filings

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Here's how Tax Filings is used in Corporate Controller jobs:
  • Provided outside auditors and accountants with relevant financial reports and assisted with corporate and partnership income tax filings.
  • Liaised with tax accountants to support preparation of necessary documentation for annual tax filings.
  • Prepare financial information for inclusion in domestic tax filings.
  • Assist CFO in preparation of all monthly, quarterly, annual financial and tax filings in a timely and organized manner.
  • Completed year-end audits and tax filings, administered accounts payable and receivable, and skillfully negotiated cost-effective vendor contracts and agreements.
  • Negotiated all insurance coverage and business contracts and applications for the ACO and handled all monthly and annual tax filings.
  • Managed external audits and data conversion for ERP/CRM system integration; supervised all state sales tax filings for ten states.
  • Achieved cost reductions through process improvements in financial reporting, forecasting, accounting, analysis, and tax filings.
  • Supervised sales, property, franchise and state tax filings for five entities in a multitude of states.
  • Worked with Company's public accounting firm to ensure timing and cost effective audits and tax filings.
  • Performed Periodic tax filings with relevant tax authorities (FTB, EDD, IRS, etc.)
  • Manage Sales & Use Tax Filings for 18 States - Monthly, Quarterly and Yearly Filings.
  • Coordinate proper tax filings; review tax returns, tax payments, and negotiate accounting fees.
  • Managed Income, Franchise and Sales tax filings for 4 entities in more than 40 states.
  • Tax Filings, Property renditions, 3rd party and State Audits, fixed asset reconciliations.
  • Supervised year-end audits, tax filings, quarterly reviews and maintained bank loan covenants.
  • Coordinate the audit and income tax filings with the company's regional accounting firm.
  • Performed accrual to cash conversion of corporate records to support owner's tax filings.
  • Prepare documents for annual tax filings, reviewed tax returns prepared by external accountants.
  • Credit, Collections, billing, benefits, HR, and sales/use tax filings.

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37. ADP

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Here's how ADP is used in Corporate Controller jobs:
  • Reorganized payroll department implementing controls and automating interfaces with ADP payroll.
  • Administered the bi-weekly payroll activity utilizing ADP Total Source.
  • Planned and successfully executed switching accounting software packages from MAS90 to SAP as well as transitioning from in-house payroll to ADP.
  • Calculated monthly commission reports for all sales reps and reviewed bi-monthly payroll reports of over 430 employees to ADP Total Source.
  • Integrated internet-based ADP payroll and workforce management systems to reduce excess capacity levels, lowering staffing costs by $3M annually.
  • Hired and trained team members once proposal was accepted, and completed an implementation of ADP software systems.
  • Consolidated accounting for 2 locations including supervising the conversion to ADP to unify systems at both locations.
  • Saved the company $150K annually and eliminated 2 FTE s by outsourcing payroll processing to ADP.
  • Implemented new ADP time and attendance/HR and payroll software at all 6 locations within the system.
  • Led implementations of various technology solutions including Concur Employee Expense and ADP's labor management platform.
  • Developed Revenue Recognition policies and procedures for the National Account Services business unit of ADP.
  • Cut payroll and benefit costs by converting in-house Payroll and HR system to ADP.
  • Reviewed and reconciled payroll entries prior to submission to ADP and general ledger posting.
  • Managed all Financial Operations, Banking Relations, Treasury, and ADP payroll Administration.
  • Processed payroll for 70 salary and hourly personnel using ADP PC payroll for windows.
  • Slashed costs by frequently utilizing ADP conversions as a method of reducing ADP fees.
  • Set up ADP Payroll including Benefit and Tax Deductions for two new Divisions.
  • Managed implementation of the ADP HR, Time & Attendance & Payroll System.
  • Implemented ADP Workforce Now Payroll and HR Benefits effectively streamlining the payroll process.
  • Outsourced payroll (ADP) with touch points customized for manufacturing.

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38. Audit Procedures

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Here's how Audit Procedures is used in Corporate Controller jobs:
  • Developed audit procedures for shrinkage control and procedure implementation.
  • Redesigned Inventory and Fixed Asset audit procedures.
  • Drafted and implemented audit procedures to ensure all income recognition accounted for in system.
  • Developed audit procedures and performed audits for as many as twelve Company stores.
  • Created internal audit procedures for all properties.
  • Audit procedures to eliminate inaccuracies in raw material and finished goods inventories.

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39. IPO

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Here's how IPO is used in Corporate Controller jobs:
  • Joined immediately following their successful IPO.
  • Helped close an additional funding round of $115 million led by JP Morgan, within 2 months of the IPO.
  • Drafted the financial section of the company's S-1 and MD&A filing documents in preparation of an IPO.
  • Selected Contributions: - Prepared quarterly, annual and other SEC reporting requirements including involvement with IPO and secondary offering.
  • Directed the financial growth of the company from start-up through registration filing (S-1) for IPO and beyond.
  • Served as key member of IPO process team and liaison with investment banks, legal counsel and external accountants.
  • Partnered with attorneys, executive staff, and auditing firm to complete an IPO that generated approximately $90M.
  • Chaired the quarterly audit committee meetings and shifted focus from operational review to accounting and IPO readiness.
  • Completed S-1, (IPO) for entity subsidiary resulting in over $100M in capital influx.
  • Major roles in the Company's IPO, secondary offerings and private placements and negotiated technology acquisitions.
  • Directed efforts for a planned IPO, including financial consolidation and initial drafts of SEC reports.
  • Worked with outside consultants to ensure proper reporting and accumulation of data during potential IPO.
  • Key player in two IPO processes which generated over $20M in cash flow.
  • Created and filed S-1 with SEC for anticipated IPO to raise $70 million.
  • Assisted in filing SEC S-1 registration statement for initial public offering (IPO).
  • Led company through post-IPO growth stage, contributing to a three-fold increase in revenues.
  • Participated in IPO effort including road show preparation and presentation and filing the S-1.
  • Lead team involved in IPO and additional rounds of public and private equity financing.
  • Developed financial elements of S-1 filing, resulting in successful $32 million IPO.
  • Assisted in positioning the company to evaluate possible IPO and move to Nevada.

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40. Special Projects

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Here's how Special Projects is used in Corporate Controller jobs:
  • Innovated and executed special projects to improve financial operations and developed strategic objectives and directives for team.
  • Provided assistance to Canadian hotel operations and performed special projects as required by ownership.
  • Manage financial operations and special projects for a $260 million international service corporation that doubled in size during my tenure.
  • Team lead on various committees - Special Projects Committee, HRIS software Committee, Wellness Committee, and Executive Committee.
  • Worked closely with CFO on special projects, such as the retention and expansion of business with existing customers.
  • Performed special projects such as due diligence for potential acquisitions and bank modeling for debt financing.
  • Interfaced with public accountants in relation to audits, reviews, tax planning and special projects.
  • Worked with senior management on special projects to dispose of idle real property and assets.
  • Developed & monitored special projects set up Cost Schedules for approximately 150 plus Bank Projects.
  • Organize the annual Finance Conference and special projects for the CFO & President as requested.
  • Respond to management inquiries, prepare financial forecasts and work on special projects as needed.
  • Operated as a hands-on manager, conducting/ directing internal audits and performing special projects.
  • Participate in many special projects and compile a variety of management reports as needed.
  • Participate in a wide variety of special projects and compile special reports on demand.
  • Work on special projects concerning significant corporate issues as directed by the CEO.
  • Completed special projects to improve business relationship with one of the largest customers.
  • Completed any special projects as directed by the President from time to time.
  • Perform other financial reporting, research, and special projects as needed.
  • Complete special projects as required by Company President and Chief Executive Officer.
  • Worked closely with the CFO and assisted with special projects.

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41. Process Improvement

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Here's how Process Improvement is used in Corporate Controller jobs:
  • Streamlined financial processes and introduced process improvements that enhanced productivity, including internal control policies for expense management and revenue recognition.
  • Focus on major process improvements including: closing procedures, financial reporting, consolidation of accounting functions, and inventory reduction.
  • Implemented several process improvements within the Accounting & Reporting structure of the organization, including improved presentation of the financial statements.
  • Provided leadership/direction for continuous process improvements, including recommending or establishing objectives/goals for various departments to ensure team objectives were met.
  • Process improvement management - standardizing Hyperion System 9 reporting, systems development to improve review processes, automation of manual processes.
  • Teamed with cross-functional department heads in operations and IT identifying and executing aggressive cost reductions and process improvements.
  • Managed the maintenance and development of financial information systems to assure process improvement and control costs.
  • Provided guidance to preparation of monthly and yearly financial statements, budget development and process improvements.
  • Institute process improvements and introduce lean initiatives to improve every functional area of the company.
  • Develop and implement accounting policies and procedure that support continuous process improvement and ensure compliance.
  • Implemented several process improvements in cash management / processing when company changed loan processing systems.
  • Designed process improvement modules for operational and accounting information flow for complete data collection.
  • Process Improvement/Re-engineering - Identifying opportunities for improvement within the Group's accounting function.
  • Participate in executive staff meetings to implement cost reduction programs and process improvements.
  • Identified process improvements for the department, including implementation with cross-functional teams.
  • Led process improvement team that implemented dramatic improvements to purchasing process.
  • Improved cash flow managements and developed and implement many process improvements.
  • Implemented various process improvements including an online expense reporting system.
  • Executed all Process improvements with documentation to meet corporate strategies.
  • Chaired various internal committees on process improvements and interdepartmental communication.

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42. Ensure Compliance

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Here's how Ensure Compliance is used in Corporate Controller jobs:
  • Managed asset based lending relationship to ensure compliance and cash availability and the attainment of significant vendor discounts.
  • Implemented internal control measures to ensure compliance with company procedures, governmental requirements, and accounting principles.
  • Developed various policies and procedures and performed testing of financial procedures to ensure compliance with Sarbannes-Oxley.
  • Coordinated and led internal audits to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and financial/operational controls.
  • Designed and administered reporting package to ensure compliance with GTE financial and administrative policies.
  • Worked with the in-house team to ensure compliance as it relates to financial issues for obtaining and maintaining JCAHO accreditation.
  • Developed and initiated new narratives for the company's internal control structure to ensure compliance with Section 404 and 302.
  • Adopted revenue recognition policies (SOP 97-2 and EITF 08-01) to ensure compliance with VSOE revenue recognition standards.
  • Directed month-end, quarter, and fiscal year-end close processes and ensure compliance of sound reconciliation and consolidation.
  • Core member of the export team whose goal is to ensure compliance with all US and Lithuanian Laws.
  • Assist the Chief Financial Officer to ensure compliance with all regulations of the Securities and Exchange Commission.
  • Worked closely with cross functional team members to manage expenses and ensure compliance with customer contracts.
  • Acted as registered agent for the company to ensure compliance with State and Local regulations.
  • Manage and ensure compliance with banking regulations to maintain access to lines of credit.
  • Update accounting policies and ensure compliance with the policies by all other departments/businesses.
  • Monitor accounts receivable to ensure compliance with company's policies and procedures.
  • Work closely with all insurance and bonding companies to ensure compliance.
  • Reviewed manager approvals to ensure compliance to internal control and policies.
  • Reviewed cost proposals to ensure compliance with the RFP requirements.
  • Partner with Management team to ensure compliance and consistency.

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43. DSO

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Here's how DSO is used in Corporate Controller jobs:
  • Reduced the company's accounts receivable DSO 11% within an 18 month period by developing a formalized company credit policy.
  • Evolved billing and collection procedures for an automotive and Tier One customer base reducing losses and improving DSO by 15 days.
  • Reduced the DSO by eight days in 2 months by correcting rejected medical claims and adding the appropriate diagnosis codes.
  • Increased advertising sales collections through training & development of personnel, reducing DSO by 2 days within 15 month period.
  • Delivered 30-day improvement in working capital by improving DSO by 20 days and vendor payment terms of 10 days.
  • Streamlined credit and collections process, reduced headcount by 66% while also decreasing DSO and increasing working capital.
  • Reduced accounts receivable agings from 96 days DSO's to 77 days DSO's in a nine month period.
  • Restructured Accounts Receivable function which resulted in a lower DSO and reducing over 120 days by 8 million.
  • Implement credit card processing at point of sale that further reduced DSO from 38 to 20 days.
  • Reduced working capital requirements by over $10 million through improving DSO's and implementing payment policies.
  • Increased collections by 900K and reduced DSO by 19 days by implementation of a new collection process.
  • Automated working capital metrics including DSO, DSI and DPO against plan, forecasts and prior years.
  • Improved DSO from 51 days to 35 days by developing a collection plan and reporting tool.
  • Accelerated DSO by 15 days and negotiated extended payment terms with vendors to improve cash flow.
  • Process improvement initiatives included contract pricing, DSO, bookings and backlog and contract set-up.
  • Reduced total outstanding receivables by 70% and DSO from 120 days to 35 days.
  • Reduced DSO by five days, improving cash flow by negotiating revised vendor payment arrangements.
  • Maintained A/R DSO at average of 38.5 days, nearly seven days below industry average.
  • Served as Interim General Manager Hudson Street Design of Marin showroom for six months.
  • Improved DSO's by 2 days through increased focus on customer deductions and collections.

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44. UK

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Here's how UK is used in Corporate Controller jobs:
  • Negotiated financial and other portions of purchase agreement including working capital provisions to purchase the operation from UK ownership.
  • Directed general and cost accounting functions, as well as financial reporting for four US production facilities and a UK subsidiary.
  • Managed Close and Consolidation of US, Finland, France, UK, Germany, Switzerland, China and Japan.
  • Lead Global Finance & Accounting operations with Operations in China, Taiwan, Ireland, UK, Germany & France.
  • Aligned closely with UK finance function and business leaders to build uniform global finance organization and global chart of accounts.
  • Led financial diligence and integration for acquisitions in multiple countries including US, UK, Israel and Turkey.
  • Formed operational subsidiaries in UK, Australia, India, Singapore, and Middle East.
  • Created and administered personnel and payroll relationships (UK, Germany, US).
  • Ensured US and UK Federal/Local Tax compliance (VAT/Sales Tax, Corporation Tax/Tax).
  • Manage international accountants for general accounting, payroll, tax and compliance in UK.
  • Assisted with Texas Motor Speedway, Canada, and Suzuki Motorcycle School expansions.
  • Handled annual US and UK statutory external audits and semi-annual bank audits.
  • Managed accounting staff in US and UK offices.
  • Ensured US and UK tax compliance (Vat, Sales Tax, and Corporate Income Tax).
  • Drafted Managing Directors employment contracts Initiated bank, legal, and accounting relationships within UK and Germany subsidiaries.
  • Oversee all transactional accounting for $60 Million Corporation including all US, Canadian and UK subsidiaries.
  • Administer the transition of the Global Consolidated Financials from the UK office to the Houston office.
  • Led SEC reporting, intercompany and multi-currency accounting, consolidation of US, UK, France, Germany and Japan.
  • Consolidate accounting for six companies, including UK, Costa Rica and China.

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45. Year-End Audit

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Here's how Year-End Audit is used in Corporate Controller jobs:
  • Preside over audits with internal, external and regulatory auditors for semi-annual reviews and year-end audits.
  • Designed and implemented Monthly Internal Control and Reconciliation Checklist to facilitate quarterly and year-end audits.
  • Developed effective monthly close schedule and account reconciliation process to ensure successful year-end audits.
  • Planned and organized year-end physical inventory and year-end audit by accounting firm.
  • Collaborated with independent auditors to complete year-end audits and schedule.
  • Prepared supporting schedules and analysis for year-end audit.
  • Coordinated activities of outside auditors for year-end audit.
  • Coordinated year-end audit with independent public accountants.
  • Prepared schedules and documentation for year-end audit.
  • Facilitated quarter and year-end audits.
  • Installed process for year-end audit process which brought audit in on time and under the allocated $250K budget.
  • Streamlined year-end audit process resulting in a reduction of outside audit fees by more than two-thirds within two years.
  • Reduced year-end audit and issuance of the audit report from more than 60 days to less than 30 days.
  • Directed the preparation of multiple financial budgets and year-end audit activities while managing a staff of 11 employees.
  • Act as co-lead on year-end audit, completing and coordinating audit requests and delivering support to the auditors.
  • Lead person for audit review, preparation of all audit papers for year-end audit and corporate taxes.
  • Managed the year-end audit process on multiple reporting entities, including the review of year-end financial statements.
  • Prepare in advance, reconciliations and other records requested by auditors for Quarterly and year-end audit.
  • Developed systems and procedures that accelerated the completion of the year-end audited statements by 40%.
  • Coordinated year-end audits for FY's 2005, 2006 and 2007 with no major audit findings.

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46. Business Units

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Here's how Business Units is used in Corporate Controller jobs:
  • Prepared monthly analysis of financial performance for divisional management which provided information that improved understanding and management of business units.
  • Developed standardized pay-back analysis template for use by all business units and functions which ensured capital projects met corporate goals.
  • Developed executive and management reporting systems and tailored financial and operating reporting system to meet requirements of the business units.
  • Managed multiple accounting systems to converge information into one financial system for consolidated financial reporting across multiple business units.
  • Customized the consolidation/budget/forecast software package to enable management reporting by new business units without spending any money on consultants.
  • Coordinated all overhead budgeting and forecasting activity, including profitability by Business Units.
  • Monitored and managed reporting of financial/operational indicators for three business units.
  • Integrated newly acquired business units into company s financial operations.
  • Coordinate cross-training in accounting department and across business units.
  • Communicated daily with senior management and business units.
  • Helped integrate two standalone business units.
  • Developed and executed a cash flow and budgeting system with a high level of accountability for different divisions and business units.
  • Build first corporate BFM team (Business Financial Management) to work closely with each business leaders in different business units.
  • Direct reports include 3 accounting managers supporting various business units, plus 2 staff accountants specific to Welsh Construction.
  • SAP financial analysis culminated in $6.9 million of recovered Air BP profit erroneously assigned to other Business Units.
  • Manage the consolidation of 10 individual business units plus the integration of new business into the accounting process.
  • Developed Forecasting Models by Business Units to increase the monthly and quarterly accuracy of forecasting Revenue and NOI.
  • Provide proforma support to business units including the decision to build a $100 million bed tower.
  • Developed a financial reporting/analysis process to monitor the operating performance of the firm's 18 business units.
  • Streamlined banking, insurance and benefits to accommodate multiple due diligence requests for sale of business units.

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47. Financial Systems

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Here's how Financial Systems is used in Corporate Controller jobs:
  • Integrated diverse financial systems and staff of acquired companies achieving the targeted acquisition proposal savings by eliminating redundant services as necessary.
  • Implemented standard accounting procedures with traditional accounting functions, consolidating 10 separate financial systems into one cohesive system at all locations.
  • Modernized GL/financial systems and standardized schedules to improve financial reporting resulting in more accurate and timely results of business operations.
  • Leveraged financial systems to automated numerous corporate assumptions (allocation of shared costs) to improve accuracy and efficiency.
  • Completed computer automation of all financial systems and integrated it with sales and distribution systems.
  • Lead a major upgrade of financial systems and improvements in security implementation.
  • Implemented an integrated activity based cost system along with financial systems.
  • Developed procedures for annual internal audits of financial systems and controls.
  • Developed financial systems following company-wide reorganization of domestic and international divisions.
  • Re-engineered all financial systems and operating procedures of company.
  • Implemented Lilly Software Visual Manufacturing Financial Systems.
  • Installed, implemented and maintained all financial systems and reporting standards for club operations, real estate sales and property management.
  • Petitioned (and retained) by Johnson and Johnson to remain on-board as the leader in merging financial systems and infrastructures.
  • Converted from manual to computerized accounting/financial systems and eliminated need for outside accounting firm saving over $20,000 per year.
  • Managed SEC reporting, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Payroll, Financial Systems, and internal reporting functions.
  • Managed the successful conversion of several disjointed US and Colombian financial systems into a single dual currency system.
  • Designed and implemented the accounting/financial systems, documented the processes and insured controls were in place.
  • Succeeded in transitioning from corporate to stand-alone financial systems and operations 9 months after merger.
  • Streamlined the financial systems for several properties in order to save time and money.
  • Managed financial systems related to purchase, sale, and dissolution of multiple facilities.

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48. Financial Functions

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Here's how Financial Functions is used in Corporate Controller jobs:
  • Controlled all financial functions of this software development company with annual revenues totaling approximately $20 million.
  • Managed all financial functions and data processing for four-plant, multinational, fabric coating manufacturer.
  • Managed all accounting, treasury and international financial functions for manufacturer of semiconductor equipment.
  • Coordinated and oversaw financial functions with remote international and domestic subsidiaries.
  • Developed and implemented corporate policy for accounting and financial functions.
  • Reduced costs at least 25% by centralizing all G/L accounting, payroll and financial functions across 8 field regional locations.
  • Managed financial functions for the pharmaceutical subsidiary that grew from $60 million to $400 million over four years.
  • Directed all corporate financial functions, including payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and cash management.
  • Reported to the VP of Finance while managing accounting and financial functions for a general contractor business.
  • Established corporate financial functions as member of leadership team, as well as strategic operating plan.
  • Conduct all financial functions including accounting, budget, credit, insurance, tax and treasury.
  • Directed all accounting and financial functions in multiple offices at US and international locations.
  • Managed financial functions for a growing publisher of high-quality children's books.
  • Work closely with corporate leadership to manage all financial functions and teams.
  • Managed all the financial functions, administration, and information systems.
  • Oversee and direct all financial functions of a publicly held company.
  • Directed all financial functions and reporting for 7 business entities.
  • Directed all areasof financial functions from review of original account entry to budget preparation and analysis.
  • Managed/Analyzed all sales for retail stores Managed all financial functions for the company generating annual sales of over $10 million.
  • Delivered Results: Improved the accounting and financial functions, resulting in additional billings to the customers and vendors credits.

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49. IRS

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Here's how IRS is used in Corporate Controller jobs:
  • Key executive in directing strategic planning and development of the first comprehensive budget package in company history.
  • Joined XenoPort as the first financial professional and established the finance, material management and administration departments.
  • Created the first consolidated corporate financial statements for City Capital Corporation, a marine industry holding company.
  • Executed leveraged buyout between principals bringing outsourced finance department back in-house within first year.
  • Managed the development of the corporation's first internal operational audit department.
  • Developed first dynamic budget to revitalize financial governance.
  • Direct parent and subsidiary financial affairs.
  • Converted from cash to accrual basis and implemented financial controls in preparation for company's first financial audit and eventual sale.
  • Streamlined the manufacturing operation and implemented effective cost measures, reducing overhead costs by 17% in the first 6 months.
  • Interfaced with Brown & Root corporate & legal, banks, IRS, clients, vendors, subcontractors and insurance companies.
  • Established first ever monthly closing activities, producing period financial statements, with greatly enhanced structure and integrity of the department.
  • Reviewed and approved federal (EPA, US Census Bureau, and IRS) and state (TxLED) statutory reports.
  • Prepared internal tax returns for the smaller companies within the organization for outside tax accountants review before sending to the IRS.
  • Established standardized burden calculation procedures, increasing Gross Profit by nearly 10% in the first two months of employment.
  • Managed the first department within the entire organization to end a year in the black and adhered to budgeted projections.
  • Operated as key liaison for inquiries and external audits by the IRS, California Board of Equalization and public auditors.
  • Implemented a Procurement card program with $1M in spend in the first year, which contributed to productivity gains.
  • Established and implemented first computerized budgeting, purchasing and inventory system for retail and food & beverage units of business.
  • Resulted in efficient audit and timely filing of corporate and S/H tax returns for the first time in 30 years.
  • Mitigated tax liability to IRS by $389K through discovery and remediation of incorrect payments to corporate and field personnel.

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50. Treasury Management

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Here's how Treasury Management is used in Corporate Controller jobs:
  • Project Manager for automated treasury management system implementation and managed all banking relationships.
  • Implemented action plans to improve international and domestic treasury management efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Created corporate management reporting, accounting, treasury management and budgeting systems.
  • Submitted daily borrowing base for bank and prepared daily treasury management report.
  • Work with financial institutions to obtain financing and treasury management.
  • Controlled treasury management including cash flow forecasts, debt borrowing and payments, electronic transfers, deposits, and bill pay.
  • Led global finance teams in areas of treasury management, tax, consolidations, SEC reporting, budgeting and forecasting.
  • Oversee general accounting functions, including AR/AP, account reconciliation and treasury management.
  • Converted treasury management and debt structure to new bank.
  • Perform cash forecast and treasury management functions, including intercompany transactions.
  • Oversee all financial reporting including budgets, forecasts Responsible for bank compliance and treasury management Manage team of financial analysts

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20 Most Common Skill for a Corporate Controller

Financial Statements36.7%
Income Tax Returns11.2%
External Auditors10.1%
General Ledger Accounts5.9%
Gaap4.2%
Revenue Growth4.1%
Due Diligence3.2%
ERP3%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Corporate Controller

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Financial Statements
Financial Statements
28.8%
28.8%
2
2
Income Tax Returns
Income Tax Returns
8.8%
8.8%
3
3
External Auditors
External Auditors
7.9%
7.9%
4
4
General Ledger Accounts
General Ledger Accounts
4.6%
4.6%
5
5
Gaap
Gaap
3.3%
3.3%
6
6
Revenue Growth
Revenue Growth
3.2%
3.2%
7
7
Due Diligence
Due Diligence
2.5%
2.5%
8
8
ERP
ERP
2.4%
2.4%
9
9
Annual Audit
Annual Audit
2.1%
2.1%
10
10
Annual Budget
Annual Budget
2%
2%
11
11
Balance Sheet
Balance Sheet
1.8%
1.8%
12
12
Oversight
Oversight
1.5%
1.5%
13
13
Revenue Recognition
Revenue Recognition
1.3%
1.3%
14
14
Close Process
Close Process
1.2%
1.2%
15
15
Risk Management
Risk Management
1.2%
1.2%
16
16
CPA
CPA
1.2%
1.2%
17
17
Direct Reports
Direct Reports
1.2%
1.2%
18
18
Journal Entries
Journal Entries
1.2%
1.2%
19
19
Cost Savings
Cost Savings
1.1%
1.1%
20
20
Human Resources
Human Resources
1.1%
1.1%
21
21
A/P
A/P
1.1%
1.1%
22
22
Real Estate
Real Estate
1.1%
1.1%
23
23
SOX
SOX
1.1%
1.1%
24
24
Variance Analysis
Variance Analysis
1.1%
1.1%
25
25
Sarbanes-Oxley
Sarbanes-Oxley
1%
1%
26
26
Internal Controls
Internal Controls
1%
1%
27
27
Parent Company
Parent Company
0.9%
0.9%
28
28
Annual Sales
Annual Sales
0.9%
0.9%
29
29
Financial Management
Financial Management
0.9%
0.9%
30
30
Inventory Control
Inventory Control
0.8%
0.8%
31
31
Executive Management
Executive Management
0.8%
0.8%
32
32
Quickbooks
Quickbooks
0.8%
0.8%
33
33
Financial Performance
Financial Performance
0.8%
0.8%
34
34
Corporate Office
Corporate Office
0.7%
0.7%
35
35
Treasury Functions
Treasury Functions
0.7%
0.7%
36
36
Tax Filings
Tax Filings
0.7%
0.7%
37
37
ADP
ADP
0.6%
0.6%
38
38
Audit Procedures
Audit Procedures
0.6%
0.6%
39
39
IPO
IPO
0.6%
0.6%
40
40
Special Projects
Special Projects
0.6%
0.6%
41
41
Process Improvement
Process Improvement
0.5%
0.5%
42
42
Ensure Compliance
Ensure Compliance
0.5%
0.5%
43
43
DSO
DSO
0.5%
0.5%
44
44
UK
UK
0.5%
0.5%
45
45
Year-End Audit
Year-End Audit
0.5%
0.5%
46
46
Business Units
Business Units
0.5%
0.5%
47
47
Financial Systems
Financial Systems
0.5%
0.5%
48
48
Financial Functions
Financial Functions
0.5%
0.5%
49
49
IRS
IRS
0.5%
0.5%
50
50
Treasury Management
Treasury Management
0.5%
0.5%

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