Top Finance Controller Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Finance Controller. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Finance Controller resumes they appeared on. For example, 30.9% of Finance Controller resumes contained Financial Statements as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Finance Controller actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Finance 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 Finance Controller jobs:
  • Consolidated daily, weekly, quarterly, and yearly reporting through audited financial statements - Consolidated budget, forecasting, and analysis
  • Reorganized general ledger to reflect proper posting of invoices, resulting in accurate financial statements being presented internally to principals.
  • Analyzed financial statements, projected cash flows, evaluated projects and advised top management on potential acquisition and business decisions.
  • Analyze financial statements against forecasts, investigate variances, develop corrective action plans and communicate to senior management.
  • Prepare and analyze weekly financial statements vs budget, identify and resolve operational issues adversely affecting financial results.
  • Ensured proper maintenance of effective internal controls to assure safeguarding of assets and reliability of financial statements.
  • Prepared, examined and analyzed financial statements to ensure accurate reporting of the company's financial position.
  • Prepare monthly financial statements and reconciliation's, reviewing accuracy of journal entries and accounting classifications.
  • Generate daily operating reports and monthly and yearly financial statements and ensure timely submission to management.
  • Communicate with sub-ledger account owners to ensure the proper classification of transactions on their financial statements.
  • Assisted in preparation and analysis of quarterly and annual financial statements, disclosures and related support.
  • Prepare month-end financial statements and conduct monthly reconciliations of multiple bank accounts for five corporations.
  • Solved operational issues by fixing financial statements which were basically non-existent due to improper management.
  • Work closely with the division management on a five-year strategic plan and corresponding financial statements.
  • Reconcile and analyze financial records and prepare financial statements in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Prepared internal management reports and consolidated financial statements and tax returns for North American operations.
  • Prepare for management all financial statements for monthly review and additional reports as requested.
  • Assist Corporate Financial Controller (Dallas) for accuracy of financial statements for consolidation.
  • Prepare financial statements and analysis reports for management to identify issues and business productivity.
  • Analyzed and ensured accuracy of company's financial statements (statutory and management).

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2. General Ledger Accounts

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Here's how General Ledger Accounts is used in Finance Controller jobs:
  • Managed all accounting functions including: General ledger accounts reconciliation, Monthly Balance sheet account reconciliation, and Fixed Asset reconciliation.
  • Reviewed invoices for appropriateness and accuracy, coded to proper general ledger accounts/departments and submitted for approval and payout.
  • Reviewed and reconciled various revenue and account receivable general ledger accounts.
  • Managed general ledger accounts, generating weekly current vendor reports.
  • Reconcile time sensitive bank investment portfolio and general ledger accounts.
  • Reconciled bank accounts and analyzed key general ledger accounts.
  • General ledger accounts reconciliations and analysis.
  • Analyzed general ledger accounts for reclassification.
  • Reviewed and approved job cost coding and postings to the right Job Cost and General Ledger accounts.
  • Maintain fixed assets records and reconciling it with the general ledger accounts.
  • Maintain, analyze and summarize general ledger accounts across multiple businesses.
  • Oversee all aspects of physical inventory and general ledger accounts.

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3. External Auditors

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Here's how External Auditors is used in Finance Controller jobs:
  • Coordinated quarterly and yearly audits with internal and external auditors, reporting directly to Chief Financial Officer.
  • Supervised and coordinated all documentation for external auditors and communicated audit results to the Executive Director.
  • Liaised with external auditors and bankers/financial institutions on short term funding requirements and interest rate negotiations.
  • Monitor and confirm financial condition by conducting audits and providing information to external auditors.
  • Prepare quarterly and annual commentary to the external auditors & external investment analysis.
  • Coordinated corporate business with external auditors, bankers and government agencies.
  • Coordinated quarterly reviews and annual audit with internal and external auditors.
  • Managed SOX audits, performed Risk assessment while collaborating with external auditors
  • Interacted with external auditors to collaborate on quarterly and annual audits.
  • Managed and facilitated audit requests from both internal and external auditors.
  • Coordinated bi-annual financial audits and worked directly with external auditors.
  • Manage internal and external auditors on all local statutory requirements.
  • Interfaced with external auditors to satisfy annual audit requirements.
  • Managed external auditors in asset classification and amortization reporting.
  • Supervised and coordinated projects for internal and external auditors.
  • Coordinated with external auditors & financial software vendors.
  • Coordinated with external auditors for income tax preparation.
  • Served as liaison between Division and internal/external auditors.
  • Provide financial information for the external auditors.
  • Managed engagement of external auditors.

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4. Internal Controls

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Here's how Internal Controls is used in Finance Controller jobs:
  • Oversee accounting processes and monitor internal controls for expenses and financial commitments, ensuring maximum efficiency and profitability goals are met.
  • Budget Preparation and Analysis Cash flow projection, & Repatriation Facilities and equipment management Financial Procedures, Internal Controls Audit and reporting
  • Traveled to operations to ensure that policies and procedures were consistent to ensure compliance with all internal controls and regulatory requirements.
  • Lead and coordinate financial activities to ensure effective protection of the company assets value through established internal controls and accounting procedures.
  • Help business unit to assess the effectiveness of internal controls by updating operational procedures and ensuring compliance with accounting policies.
  • Experienced with creating and implementing process improvements, establishing standard operating procedures and developing internal controls around SOX/OSC requirements.
  • Identified and strengthened internal controls and gained process improvements by leveraging technology to eliminate manual accounting and reporting tasks.
  • Proposed and implemented improvements in accounting and reporting systems along with internal controls to facilitate accurate and timely reporting.
  • Spearheaded financial performance across four manufacturing plants, ensuring compliance and robust internal controls without any compliance issues.
  • Assisted in ensuring an adequate internal control environment as well as make recommendations regarding improvements of internal controls.
  • Developed and implemented internal controls in conjunction with external auditors, Director of Finance and parent companies Controller.
  • Acted on recommendations of external auditor related to internal controls; reviewed and analyzed results and recommended improvements.
  • Recommended procedural changes consistent with the establishment and maintenance of sound internal controls and operating business practices.
  • Monitored, analyzed and provided recommendations for all financial internal controls, managed all financial audit activities.
  • Improved internal controls documentation by performing standard operating procedure redraft and addition of management fraud risk discussion.
  • Implemented new internal controls environment which improved audit rating from unsatisfactory to very good over two years.
  • Ensured internal controls systems are adequate and effective and advised business units regarding financial policies and procedures.
  • Worked in collaboration with business units to improved internal controls, data accuracy and data integrity.
  • Implemented and monitored internal controls and administrative procedures for safeguarding of company assets and financial information.
  • Monitored internal controls for weaknesses and work closely with Director of Finance to improve financial operations.

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5. Financial Controller

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Here's how Financial Controller is used in Finance Controller jobs:
  • Project financial controller focused on quality and accuracy of financial project review data in respect with economic targets.
  • Mentored and trained the Assistant Controller to ensure a seamless transition to Financial Controller position following promotion.
  • Maintained Financial Controller and Accounting Manager s working schedules and recorded meeting minutes accurately and timely.
  • Trained relationship managers and financial controllers to operate the relationship profitability database and reporting system.
  • Position: Financial Controller/Assistant Director of Finance & Administration.
  • Assisted Financial Controller in the preparation of financial statements.
  • Progressed from Accounting Administrative to Financial Controller and part-owner.
  • General Accounting Manager Directly reported to Financial Controller.
  • Provided financial assistance to the Financial Controller.
  • Recruited current financial controller of Brazilian operation.
  • Supervised and developed three area financial controllers.
  • Transitioned as property Financial Controller a 20 plus person accounting team during a bank takeover and subsequent purchase by new owners.
  • Interview, hire, coordinate and conduct performance appraisals, and assisted the Financial Controller with any other duties assigned.
  • Prepare monthly accounts and in consultation with the financial controller ensure that all required transactions have been taken into account.
  • Supported M&A activity & as group financial controller, integrated new teams & ensured consistent policies adopted.
  • Assisted the Financial Controller in the management and reporting of the company, department, and employee expenditures.
  • Maintained the Financial Controller's calendar, and made all his/her travel arrangements for local and international travel.
  • Assigned to other facilities on temporary assignment to train new Financial Controllers in process and best practice.
  • Helped the senior financial controller to maintain effective financial reports to the senior management of the branch.
  • Interview and select the most qualified candidate for the position of Associate Vice President and Financial Controller

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6. Balance Sheet

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Here's how Balance Sheet is used in Finance Controller jobs:
  • Review all month-end closing activities including general ledger maintenance, balance sheet reconciliations, revenue recognition, and corporate/overhead cost allocations.
  • Performed daily reconciliation and analysis to ensure accurate and timely profit & loss production and balance sheet maintenance.
  • Reconciled balance sheet accounts and ensured account balances were supported with appropriate documentation.
  • Prepared balance sheet reconciliations per company policy and research and resolve discrepancies timely.
  • Identified balance sheet risks early; communicated and recommended corrective actions to management.
  • Created month end closing procedure and developed detailed balance sheet account analysis.
  • Supervised monthly close and financial statement preparation and reconciled balance sheets.
  • Handled monthly closing, balance sheet reconciliation and financial statement reporting.
  • Coordinated Corporate monthly balance sheet reconciliations to present to senior management.
  • Prepared reconciliations and analysis for balance sheet and related expense accounts.
  • Implemented monthly balance sheet reconciliation process that eliminated audit shortcomings.
  • Perform monthly balance sheet review/reconciliation and appropriately adjusted reserves.
  • Performed monthly account analysis for corporate balance sheet accounts.
  • Reviewed monthly balance sheet account reconciliations and tax provision.
  • Created a formal Balance sheet reconciliation and review process
  • Implemented balance sheet certification and exception reporting.
  • Implemented standardized balance sheet reconciliations upon hiring.
  • Implemented corporate balance sheet account reconciliation procedures.
  • Complete monthly balance sheet account reconciliations.
  • Performed Balance Sheet account reconciliations.

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7. Annual Budget

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Here's how Annual Budget is used in Finance Controller jobs:
  • Coordinate the annual budgeting process including the communication of corporate planning assumptions and the development and review of departmental budgets.
  • Collaborated with senior management to compile annual budgets using extensive spreadsheet modeling, analysis, and cash flow forecasting.
  • Used Continuous Improvement methodologies to exceed annual budget constraints while maintaining reliability, safety and airline dispatch rates.
  • Prepare annual budget and implement internal controls to influence financial decisions and maintain compliance with corporate policy.
  • Developed profitability/productivity analysis and reports, internal separate financial reports, and annual budget tool using VBA.
  • Prepared monthly and annual financial statements* Prepared annual budgets* Supervised accounting staff* Responsible for inventory and cost controls
  • Created annual budget and quarterly projections that included key drivers with variance analysis to senior management.
  • Utilized key performance indicators to project future performance; established annual budget allowances for department heads.
  • Lead annual budgeting process and quarterly re-forecasting via discussion with entity managers and senior management.
  • Consolidated the annual budget and controlled its effective execution, including analysis and variance reporting.
  • Created annual budget with ongoing forecasts on operational performance to meet business and financial objectives.
  • Developed annual budget, including capital expenditures and arranged bank financing for the capital expenditures.
  • Managed annual budgeting and forecasting processes and actual results, including executive committee presentations.
  • Prepared comprehensive monthly, quarterly and annual budgets and budgetary controls via variance analysis.
  • Prepared the University annual budget and performed budget management to report and prevent over-spending.
  • Prepared annual budgets, profitability reporting and monthly financial analysis using complex spreadsheet modules.
  • Introduced computerized financial systems for the preparation of annual budgets and statutory accounts.
  • Worked with department heads to create annual budgets and performed budget=to-actual analysis.
  • Supervised bank reconciliations, debt payment executions and managed annual budget creation.
  • Developed annual budget and implemented rolling quarterly forecasts on monthly basis.

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8. Gaap

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Here's how Gaap is used in Finance Controller jobs:
  • Prepared monthly GAAP financial statements used for management decision making, including consolidated statements of income for all five locations.
  • Performed scheduled accounting and financial processes, including monthly reconciliations and General Ledger, following GAAP best practice recommendations.
  • Provided quarterly information and commentary required for group reporting ensuring compliance with local statutory and US GAAP requirements.
  • Developed and implemented procedures with internal controls for all financial and operational processes to ensure GAAP compliance.
  • Prepared consolidated and translated financial statement reporting packages in according with US GAAP and regional statutory basis.
  • Facilitated operational and financial compliance audits utilizing GAAP and internal control standards.
  • Restructured accounting department & established internal controls in preparation for GAAP audits.
  • Assisted with reconciling local statutory reporting to US GAAP reporting requirements.
  • Prepare consolidated and subsidiary financial statements in accordance with GAAP.
  • Coordinated external audit interface and GAAP implementation for improved controls.
  • Prepare US GAAP/IFRS consolidated financial statements and related footnote disclosures.
  • Prepare US GAAP consolidated monthly/quarterly/yearly financial reports.
  • Maintained day-to-day operations according to GAAP.
  • Directed the company's first two annual external financial audits (Y2009 & Y2010) resulting in unqualified opinions under GAAP.
  • Implemented Hyperion Financial Management to automate the preparation of financial statements in local GAAP for more than 200 legal entities globally.
  • Performed internal SOX control with constant audits as required to ensure proper control remains in place and to be GAAP compliant.
  • Research and resolve accounting issues to ensure conformity with local country GAAP and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
  • Ensured company financial records and reports were in compliance with company policies and US GAAP and SEC reporting requirements.
  • Review and monitor accounting policies, and internal controls, to ensure reporting is in compliance with US GAAP.
  • Establish and maintain Accounting policies, procedures, and internal controls to ensure conformance with GAAP and other laws/regulations.

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9. A/P

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Here's how A/P is used in Finance Controller jobs:
  • Oversee A/P, A/R, cash management, human resource and employee benefits, purchasing, facility administration and network administration.
  • Approve wire transfers, manual and computerized checks * Supervisor to A/P & A/R clerks in dept, notarize Documents.
  • Perform all accounting functions: A/P, A/R, Payroll, Job Costing, Inventory, Financial Statements, Bank.
  • Maintain all bookkeeping (A/R, A/P, bank reconciliations, and payroll) using Quick Books and Excel.
  • Supervised a staff of seven in the areas of A/P, A/R, G/L, financial reporting and payroll.
  • Serve as point of escalation for A/R and A/P issues for a company of $100M+ in annual sales.
  • Directed staff of 25 responsible for Accounting, Cost Accounting, Commercial Reporting, A/P, A/R and Payroll.
  • Maintain all accounting subsystem; including G/L, A/P, A/R, payroll, billing, and budgeting/forecasting.
  • Managed all accounting functions, including A/P, A/R, credit/collections, fixed assets/depreciation, and cash management.
  • Manage the month-end closing of A/P, inventory, operations, P/L, balance sheet and gross margins.
  • Developed and implemented all accounting functions (budgeting, financial reporting, A/R, A/P, etc.)
  • Ensured compliance with USA/PR tax reporting, laws & regulations; and, coordinated yearly external audit.
  • Assumed full responsibility of bookkeeping procedures which included the documentation of A/P, A/R, and contributions.
  • Set up computerized accounting systems that included G/L, A/P, A/R, Inventory, & P/R.
  • Strengthened the authorized approval procedures to improve documentation and tracking of A/P, A/R and inventory management.
  • Develop correction plan to improve A/P and G/L performance and compliance with Shared Services group in Philippines.
  • Performed daily operating functions for this Interior Design Firm, Oversee A/P & A/R and inventory accounting.
  • Entered A/P and A/R for billing and invoicing as well as general data entry and coding.
  • Supervised cash, A/R, A/P, Inventory, Payroll, accounting functions reconciling as necessary.
  • Handled all accounting activities for company, A/R, A/P, Payroll, and corporate tax.

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10. Journal Entries

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Here's how Journal Entries is used in Finance Controller jobs:
  • Conducted general ledger analysis and month-end closings, prepared journal entries and depreciation/amortization schedules, and oversaw accounts payable/receivable.
  • Prepared all accounts for the month-end closing process and additionally gathered information for daily/monthly reconciliations and journal entries.
  • Reviewed and approved all general ledger journal entries and account reconciliations prepared by staff accountants.
  • Performed inter-company balance reconciliations, monthly accruals, and adjusting journal entries.
  • Approved credits/write-offs from third party/distributors and monthly and year-end journal entries.
  • Reviewed and streamlined journal entries and reconciliation process for accuracy.
  • Reviewed account reconciliations and journal entries prepared by accounting staff.
  • Reviewed and approved division consolidating journal entries and account reconciliations.
  • Prepared monthly/quarterly financial reports, journal entries and forecasts.
  • General ledger account reconciliations and journal entries.
  • Prepare accruals for journal entries and enter general journal entries; responsible for accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll.
  • Maintain all accounting aspects of the general ledger including creating accounts, posting journal entries and preparing monthly reconciliations.
  • Collaborated with corporate finance staff to obtain joint ownership in journal entries, net revenue modeling and close schedules.
  • Bank reconciliations, accounts receivable, accounts payable, journal entries, asset depreciation schedules, payroll, etc.
  • Ensured integrity of inventory reporting, including monthly journal entries, and reconciliation of stock ledger to general ledger.
  • Performed general ledger analysis, month end closings, and journal entries, accounts payable and receivable tasks.
  • General Journal Entries as needed and filed monthly and quarterly sales tax payments to the Board of Equalization.
  • Elaborated and created monthly reports as labor reports, and ensure journal entries were submitted for projects.
  • Prepared and posted journal entries and provided owners with financial statements utilizing Quick Books Pro accounting software.
  • Coordinated the processing of journal entries and adjustments affecting Donor Financial reporting from five out ten regions.

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11. Variance Analysis

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Here's how Variance Analysis is used in Finance Controller jobs:
  • Examined income/expense records and prepared detailed monthly reports of financial results including variance analysis, budgets, and profit/loss statements.
  • Completed key financial and operational analyses, including budgets and forecasts, variance analysis, meeting with senior manager regularly.
  • Set up process for consolidation of monthly Asia Pacific financial results and preparation of variance analysis and commentary.
  • Establish standard cost accounting and inventory valuation processes and provide meaningful variance analysis to support manufacturing operations.
  • Performed monthly variance analysis, challenging budget holders on expenses and reporting insightful cost analysis.
  • Structure, analyze and review of annual consolidated budget/long term forecast/plan with variance analysis.
  • Prepared monthly reporting and variance analysis of financial results to senior management.
  • Review weekly cash forecast and prepare variance analysis against actual cash requirements.
  • Provide variance analysis and detailed commentary to support monthly profit bridges.
  • Develop and generate yearly budgets/variance analysis between budget vs actual.
  • Provide timely and accurate financial reporting and variance analysis.
  • Performed variance analysis to management by providing meaningful explanations.
  • Implemented monthly variance analysis reports and departmental expense tracking.
  • Performed variance analysis and develop strategies for corrective action.
  • Manage financial budget, variance analysis and financial reporting.
  • Perform detailed variance analysis and account analysis reconciliations.
  • Established Product Line profitability and manufacturing variance analysis.
  • Provided cash flow management and variance analysis.
  • Monitor budgets and prepare monthly variance analysis.
  • Performed comprehensive variance analysis and identified root-cause.

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12. Business Units

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Here's how Business Units is used in Finance Controller jobs:
  • Direct accountability for the financial & management accounting and tax functions for two manufacturing business units of this public company.
  • Improved financial reporting and analysis that reduced operating expenses 12% by leveraging economies from other internal business units.
  • Manage allocations to other business units for our different departments as well as our international locations.
  • Supervised three senior-level financial analysts and supported 470 headcount operation with four business units.
  • Partnered with business units and sales organization to manage and enhance reporting capabilities.
  • Managed all aspects of domestic and international financial operations for assigned business units.
  • Consolidated and analyzed business units periodic financial reporting package.
  • Prepare analysis support to other business units.
  • Designed a new set of month-end close reports to timely and fully record expense accruals for the various business units.
  • Full business partner to all business units (local and international), including Engineering, Marketing, and Sales.
  • Managed cost control, budget and cash flow projections for three business units and seven cost centers of the company.
  • Headed up daily control and management of Tooling Group's accounting and financial operations comprised of multiple business units.
  • Promoted to Assistant Financial Controller on North America Global Business Units team after one year Internship with Organization.
  • Managed cash flow and financial reporting for European region of Russia, including 15+ business units.
  • Maintain robust internal financial controls and procedures and adopt best practices from other business units.
  • Manage the monthly, quarterly, and annual financial accounting close of business units.
  • Acted as a change agent managing the transfer of Finance functions/duties to new business units
  • Coordinated finance, commercial, and compliance tasks as finance head for business units.
  • Oversee the monthly analysis of revenues and expenses of five business units.
  • Improved processes for allocating project expenses to the proper business units.

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13. Income Tax Returns

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Here's how Income Tax Returns is used in Finance Controller jobs:
  • Renewed annual business licenses, prepared and submitted state personal property taxes and income tax returns.
  • Completed federal and state income tax returns, county property tax reports, and payroll returns.
  • Provided tax accountants data required for federal and state income tax returns.
  • Prepared and submitted income tax returns on time.
  • Prepared all entity income tax returns.
  • Prepared sales and income tax returns.

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14. SOX

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Here's how SOX is used in Finance Controller jobs:
  • Assisted in maintaining departmental documentation in compliance with SOX requirements by comparing and analyzing daily reports with corporate claims processing system.
  • Conducted periodic audits, implemented SOX compliance procedures and coordinated controllable working capital improvement activities.
  • Developed and implemented internal control procedures and compliance testing to meet SOX certification.
  • Completed internal SOX requirements and Federal Reserve audits in compliance with stringent deadlines
  • Manage statutory audit and parent company internal audit process including J-SOX compliance.
  • Completed and supervised audits of internal control over financial reporting including SOX.
  • Facilitated SOX standard implementation to streamline financial operations.
  • Improved SOX certification for procure-to-pay activities.
  • Manage day-to-day activities to ensure compliance with Financial Shared Services policy and procedures for North America including SOX processes and controls.
  • Comply with SOX requirements (internal control activities designed to protect company assets and ensure correct reporting of results).
  • Create and continuously improve and maintain internal control, accounting policies and procedures with SOX 404 compliance in mind.
  • Trained as SOX auditor and audit all the entities in the Asia Pacific Region, including Japan and Australia.
  • Key player in initial SOX implementation when company went IPO and in accounting process integration post MSCI acquisition.
  • Prepared monthly analysis of Sales Force / USMM accruals and forecasting while maintaining SOX compliance on YTD spend.
  • Directed Audits performance support: External, Internals, Taxes (SIPRED), SOX compliance projects.
  • Managed the ongoing assessment of the control environment via the execution of SOX, and Conformance Testing.
  • Attained thorough knowledge of union, guild, tax and other relevant government regulations (SOX).
  • Finance interface for audits and inquiries from internal, external, SOX/OSC and tax related auditors.
  • Complied with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings using SOX.
  • Designed, implemented and staffed accounting systems to integrate with SOX 404 controls and reporting requirements.

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15. Human Resources

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Here's how Human Resources is used in Finance Controller jobs:
  • Reorganized accounting and human resources functions and implementing new policies and procedures to manage high volume operations.
  • Managed Human Resources, including employee handbook revisions and establishing and modifying company policies.
  • Directed all accounting and administrative functions including Human Resources and Payroll.
  • Performed all Human Resources management and administration duties.
  • Manage all human resources and legal council-related activities.
  • Implemented and oversaw Human Resources Department.
  • Worked closely with the marketing, sales, customer service, human resources and materials control departments in various business initiatives.
  • Managed legal relations, tax planning and compliance, currency control, budgeting, MIS, human resources, and manufacturing.
  • Maintain and establish all human resources actives and duties for the firm as well as handle all employee issues and compliance.
  • Managed the accounting for the non-investment side of the firm including Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable Payroll and Human Resources.
  • Manage 10 professional staff including Accounts Receivable, General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Customer Service, Human Resources/Payroll.
  • Manage A/R, A/P, Payroll and Human Resources areas and personnel (to include employee benefits programs).
  • Designed and implemented policies and procedures for human resources, business, accounting, facilities and administration.
  • Manage and lead functional team that includes Cost, AR/AP, General Ledger & Human Resources.
  • Work concurrently as the Human Resources liaison, mitigating corporate risk, providing close employee support.
  • Managed a staff of three - Human Resources manager, Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable clerks.
  • Supported Regional Human Resources Manager by reviewing employment contracts and establishing HR policy in the region.
  • Developed and established all policies and procedures for accounting, human resources and office matters.
  • Directed oversight of Accounting, Office Administration, Human Resources, Payroll, and IT.
  • Oversee the accounting control systems, transaction-processing operations, inventory protocol, and human resources.

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16. ERP

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Here's how ERP is used in Finance Controller jobs:
  • Analyze and interpret statistical, financial and management planning data for decision-making, strategic planning, and recommendations made corporate leadership.
  • Assisted and counseled hotel department heads in the interpretation of financial data and recommended courses of action to maximize profitability.
  • Implemented perpetual inventory system and clearly defined inventory reporting and reconciliation procedures (including gross margin analysis procedures).
  • Supported Region Vice Presidents, Operations Managers, and finance personnel by consulting, interpreting and evaluating financial information.
  • Managed the accounting department of an international language services company providing translation and interpreting in over 100 languages.
  • Spearheaded efforts to tighten inventory control procedures, improve accuracy, and reduce inventory deviations to perpetual records.
  • Train and assist non-financial managers to interpret and analyze financial statements and reports for review with senior management.
  • Maintain accurate and timely financial and operational information and provide analyses and interpretations to management as required.
  • Direct monthly and quarterly international reporting via Hyperion Enterprise system as well as review all financial reporting.
  • Guide other departments by researching and interpreting accounting policy; apply observations and recommendations to operational issues.
  • Reconciled perpetual inventory and general ledger activities, determined turnover, space utilization and capacity issues.
  • Supervised corporate accounting, managed risk, and interpreted financial analysis for Fortune 500 Company.
  • Project Manager-PMO Provided Senior Project Management to Financial Controllers Group supporting all enterprise Trading Desks.
  • Analyze and interpret financial data, recommend modifications to improve system and financial performance.
  • Interpret performance trends and proactively challenges manufacturing team for appropriate improvement plans and actions.
  • Led the implementation of a fully integrated ERP system resulting in increased financial integrity.
  • Analyze the consolidated financial results for accuracy and interpret the results to management.
  • Developed PowerPoint presentations and presented financial results trends and anomalies to senior management.
  • Analyzed and interpreted financial figures to support financial control over current developments projects.
  • Set up computerized inventory processes in QuickBooks Enterprise with Warehouse Management Systems.

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17. Audit Procedures

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Here's how Audit Procedures is used in Finance Controller jobs:
  • Develop and implement different audit procedures.
  • Introduced new audit procedures within Accounting Department to ensure safe guarding of company assets.
  • Increased accuracy of royalty accounting and reporting by applying strategic audit procedures, automation, and additional reconciliation procedures.
  • Integrated audit procedures with technology-based security protocols to control user access and safeguard sensitive financial and operational information.
  • Developed enhanced internal audit procedures; led internal audits that improved organization efficiency.
  • Audit procedures to eliminate inaccuracies in raw material and finished goods inventories.

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18. Financial Management

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Here's how Financial Management is used in Finance Controller jobs:
  • Facilitated real estate sale and purchase transactions to successfully convert property financial management while ensuring compliance with standard operating procedures.
  • Progressed through early financial management and cost accounting positions in the chemical and manufacturing industries.
  • Administered all financial management systems, evaluating and integrating new applications to the Financial Scorecard.
  • Oversee financial management of operations to include developing financial and budget policies and procedures.
  • Directed operational and financial management functions including the development of Balanced Scorecard Management techniques.
  • Provide high-level recommendations in business development, financial management, and operation.
  • Direct and coordinate company financial planning and financial management functions.
  • Introduced checkbook accounting to ensure spending control and financial management.
  • Implemented Job budgeting for financial management and client proposals.
  • Spearheaded conversion to QuickBooks and Hyperion Financial Management.
  • Position includes all aspects of Financial management.
  • Provide financial management for executive leadership.
  • Partnered with Financial Management and Program Operations team in the implementation of all corporate accounting and finance policies and procedures.
  • Monitored, supervised, and oversaw overall financial management of US-granted projects in accordance to US regulations and CCF requirements.
  • Acted as coach and mentor to 50 employees, and directed finance reporting operations / financial management / quality control.
  • Provided financial management for 2 programs with combined yearly revenue of over $55 million.
  • Lead the implementation of Hyperion Financial Management (HFM), Hyperion Planning & Workforce.
  • Assigned lead role in resource and financial management functions for two integrated products teams.
  • Manage & supervise the complete auditing process for the Office of Financial Management.
  • Assisted Resort Controller in Financial Management of Resort Hotel and Health Club.

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19. Quickbooks

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Here's how Quickbooks is used in Finance Controller jobs:
  • Implemented QuickBooks Manufacturing, and Fishbowl software resulting in improved inventory management and reporting accuracy.
  • Introduced QuickBooks and started an organized accounting system.
  • Reorganized accounting system infrastructure and reporting capabilities, changed accounting software from MAS90 to QuickBooks Online.
  • Involved in the conversion of accounting system from QuickBooks to JD Edwards and Hyperion ESSBASE.
  • Team leader in implementation of conversion from QuickBooks to Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains.
  • Ensured QuickBooks, tracking, & production are operational within 60 days.
  • Generated and revised all monthly financial reports using QuickBooks Pro 2012.
  • Migrated general ledgers from a static, unsupported program to QuickBooks.
  • Demonstrate proficient knowledge of QuickBooks Pro, Excel, and Word.
  • Contributed to discovery and solutions for glitches in QuickBooks software.
  • Related skills: QuickBooks accounting package, Office Suite.
  • Completed the revision of financial opening balance on QuickBooks.
  • Verified and reconciled by use of ACS and QuickBooks.
  • Directed the implementation of an A\R process using QuickBooks.
  • Process payroll and enter payroll report in QuickBooks.
  • Maintain financial statements through daily entries in QuickBooks.
  • Learn how to use QuickBooks software.
  • Advanced QuickBooks, Microsoft Dynamics GP.
  • Used QuickBooks for all bookkeeping functions.
  • Designed, managed and implemented a financial accounting system conversion from QuickBooks to CODA Financials with minimum impact on daily operations.

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20. Revenue Growth

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Here's how Revenue Growth is used in Finance Controller jobs:
  • Achieved all key targets, including delivering $300m profit, 20% revenue growth and 15% inventory productivity.
  • Served as key leader in effectively managing a minimum of a 20% annual revenue growth.
  • Partnered VP of operations to drive 30% revenue growth on $150M business
  • Achieved 23% annual revenue growth rate in 2012 beating plan expectations.
  • Generated 75-100% annual revenue growth year-over-year.
  • Key Accomplishments Developed financial models which support 90% revenue growth and 50% profitability improvement over 4 years.

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21. Revenue Recognition

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Here's how Revenue Recognition is used in Finance Controller jobs:
  • Ensured regulatory and statutory compliance for financial matters such as Sarbanes-Oxley Act and revenue recognition reporting.
  • Reviewed all Revenue Recognition for accuracy as well as maintained and updated commission calculation data.
  • Reviewed prospect and case documents for completeness, proper authorization and revenue recognition.
  • Trained and educate Project Manager in revenue recognition and project costing methodologies.
  • Reviewed numerous revenue recognition issues and entity consolidations throughout business.
  • Improved cost posting and billing accuracy ensuring proper revenue recognition.
  • Improved revenue recognition process increasing profitability by $2M.
  • Monitor revenue recognition in accordance with accounting principles.
  • Reviewed monthly revenue recognition and posting.
  • Ensured projects met compliance with the company's financial policies and procedures, including revenue recognition policies and project setup rules.
  • Coordinated with program/project manager(s) on a regular basis to prepare updated cost estimates to complete revenue recognition forecast.
  • Revised accounting procedures for revenue recognition, realizing a one time gain in income in excess of $125m.
  • Assist field locations with financial training around cash handling, costs controls, revenue recognition, and audits.
  • Managed financial and accounting implications of revenue recognition, credit, and receivables for $800M sales segment.
  • Review Contract Award/MOD/Close out & set up milestone for revenue recognition T&M, FFP, CP.
  • Coordinate tasks such as revenue recognition, revenue accruals, reconciling inventory sub-ledgers, and accruing direct/indirect costs.
  • Worked on process improvement team to enhance revenue recognition methods and to modify payroll system.
  • Reviewed booking, valuation and revenue recognition for complex products and structured trades.
  • Design and implement Revenue Recognition policies and procedures for new product launch.
  • Determine what Revenue Recognition Method is appropriate for new contracts.

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22. CPA

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Here's how CPA is used in Finance Controller jobs:
  • Streamlined purchasing department - implemented ACCPAC system
  • Facilitated annual year end close with external CPA firm; which included a mix of Review, Compilation and Tax Reporting.
  • Supported external audit requirements from the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) and Certified Public Accounting (CPA) firms.
  • Developed and customized a systematic method of recording, tracking and reporting utilization for the 68 CPA's employed.
  • Worked with CPA firm to established sound internal controls, and procedures, to assure sound financial practices.
  • Worked with outside CPA on year-end tax planning; ensured the timely filing and payment of corporate taxes.
  • Managed yearly external audits, transfer pricing, shared services and US tax reporting with CPA firms.
  • Worked directly with outside CPA firms for year end annual review audits and tax return preparation.
  • Worked with outside CPA firm to complete the first ever Compilation of Financial Statements for 2013.
  • Report to Board of Directors with Financial KPI's and maintain relationship with Tax CPA Firm.
  • Provide relevant reporting for tax filing with CPA and develop long-term tax strategies with ownership.
  • Prepare and file sales tax monthly and quarterly and work closely with outside CPA firm.
  • Coordinate with the firm of independent CPA's in the preparation of corporate tax returns.
  • Assisted the outside CPA firm with the preparation of corporate tax returns as needed.
  • Coordinated and supervised annual financial statement review and tax return preparation with CPA firm.
  • Prepare all work papers for the CPA firm to produce a year-end audited statement.
  • Prepared sales tax; payroll tax and income tax return / reports to CPA.
  • Lead the quarterly and yearly financial statements closing and reporting to the CPA.
  • Developed and Maintained business relationship with banks, lenders, and CPA firms.
  • Recruited a new CPA for the company which has reduced our annual costs.

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23. Due Diligence

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Here's how Due Diligence is used in Finance Controller jobs:
  • Collaborate with cross-functional integration teams to complete due diligence, purchase accounting, technical guidance, regulatory compliance and disclosure requirements.
  • Participated on the primary team for an international acquisition - responsibilities ranged from due diligence to post-acquisition integration.
  • Completed due diligence and analysis during negotiations of major customer broker acquisition, providing insight to Senior Management.
  • Prepared and submitted independently audited financial statements and coordinated the bank's due diligence process.
  • Integrated financial systems of two acquired companies; Performed due diligence analysis for acquisitions.
  • Prepared complete due diligence financial analysis of highly-favored potential $100M business acquisition.
  • Participated in due diligence of business acquisitions that resulted into improving market share.
  • Coordinated due diligence review for potential acquisition and external audit planning.
  • Accomplished projects assisting in multiple acquisitions & due diligence requirements.
  • Performed extensive and comprehensive due diligence reviews for potential acquisitions.
  • Support Financial Controller in coordination appropriate due diligence reviews.
  • Participate in due diligence of potential acquisition targets.
  • Managed month-end closing, year-end audits and several due diligence audits related to purchase by private equity groups and loan refinancing.
  • Led due diligence teams and the selection of professional services to represent the company during the acquisition process.
  • Established and managed due diligence virtual data room, and coordinated respective legal counsel and outside auditor resources.
  • Led the financial due diligence process in 3 separate investments totaling over $15 million in two years.
  • Performed due diligence on company to be acquired, leading to successful acquisition of a foreign firm.
  • Be an active member in due diligence done by the group when exploring opportunities in the US.
  • Saved up to $50K per real estate acquisition via execution of due diligence and true-ups.
  • Participated in raising Series B funding and due diligence for acquisition opportunities - completed successful merger.

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24. Finance Department

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Here's how Finance Department is used in Finance Controller jobs:
  • Managed the daily operational activities of the Finance Department including monitoring of all activities related to cash inflow/outflows.
  • Integrated and re-organized the Finance Department after major company acquisitions/mergers.
  • Manage the accounting/finance department including budget review and analysis.
  • Streamlined Finance department, ensuring regulated accounting functions.
  • Manage the daily operations of the finance department for BTC Inc. and BTCV Inc. divisions that comprise BT Conferencing Americas.
  • Acted as a liaison between the Finance department and all levels of practice personnel to resolve internal accounting issues.
  • Received cross training between hospitality and real estate divisions, then consolidated the finance department under one umbrella.
  • Oversee daily operations of accounting and finance department of FCC Indochina Hotels & Restaurants based in Cambodia.
  • Chaired monthly damage analysis meeting with non-finance departments in order to resolve shrink and merchandise flow issues.
  • Performed as the liaison between Houston Headquarters finance department and Region's finance and operational areas.
  • Led and mentored Global Finance department staff of eight including training, priorities and performance goals.
  • Performed P&L reviews for three Finance departments, and prepared monthly budget variance explanations.
  • Directed the Accounting and Finance Departments of one of Inc. Magazine's 100 Fastest Growing Companies.
  • Work extensively with the finance department to control prompt payments for sales memberships and maintenance fees.
  • Implemented Lean Manufacturing and Visual Management in the Shipping and Receiving Department and the Finance Department.
  • Analyzed and steered the accounts and finance department for Tax and other Financial Reporting Guidelines.
  • Implemented new structuring and reporting for the finance department that is still being utilized today.
  • Manage, train and develop members of the accounting and finance department.
  • Completed a full finance department merger of an acquired company with success.
  • Reported to the CEO, and led accounting and finance department.

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25. Annual Audit

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Here's how Annual Audit is used in Finance Controller jobs:
  • Prepared financial statements for annual audits and prepared audit reports for parent company in Hungary.
  • Provided extensive operation analysis, annual audits and owner relations.
  • Managed and coordinated external annual audit of foreign related companies.
  • Led successful annual audit and external statutory audit.
  • Ensured Franchisees provided Annual Audited Statements.
  • Appointed as a key contact to external auditor (PwC) in conducting the quarterly review and annual audit.
  • Reduced length of annual audit time by 80% and cost of annual audit by 40%.
  • Developed yearly budgets, conducted financial planning and analysis and liaised with outside annual audit team.
  • Reduced annual audit variances by increasing financial accuracy; achieved zero significant variances for 3 years.
  • Oversee business insurance, bi-annual audits, federal and state taxes, and banking relationships.
  • Improved supporting schedules for balance sheet accounts to streamline monthly close and bi-annual audits.
  • Prepare all supporting information for the annual audit with the approved external auditor.
  • Perform annual Section 144 Impairment analysis and additional tasks to support annual audit.
  • Interacted with the auditors and coordinating their quarterly reviews and annual audits.
  • Prepare and lead or review annual audit work papers for external audit.
  • Led all facets of, and primary liaison for annual audit process.
  • Coordinated annual audits and quarterly reviews with outside auditing firm.
  • Coordinated annual audits with Big 4 audit firm.
  • Coordinated annual audits and United States tax filings.
  • Perform annual audits to ensure ISO 9001 certification.

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26. Close Process

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Here's how Close Process is used in Finance Controller jobs:
  • Conducted quarterly-ended close process including preparation of quarterly financial statements and comparisons to budget and forecast gathered in quarterly board decks.
  • Coordinated financial monthly close process, translating SAP financial information into Hyperion format.
  • Performed monthly account reconciliations for insurance accounting close processes.
  • Managed the monthly close process, including preparation and/or review of accruals and journal entries, reconciliation of IT recovery costs.
  • Managed month end, quarter end and year end close process, including review/preparation of journal entries and account reconciliations/analysis.
  • Managed monthly financial close process, bank reporting, payroll, credit, invoicing, disbursements and year end reporting.
  • Managed the monthly close process and completed all account, bank, credit card, and P-Card reconciliations.
  • Supervised monthly, quarterly, and annual close processes including accounts payable to clients for services provided.
  • Performed month-end close processes, and prepared resulting monthly finance reports and relevant supporting data.
  • Implemented policies and procedures for the accounting department to institute a monthly close process.
  • Completed all necessary monthly close processes and designed and submitted forecasts and budgets.
  • Coordinate monthly close process to see that the financial statements are accurate.
  • Manage month end close process and prepare monthly financial reports for Corporate.
  • Streamlined their close process from 15 days down to 3 days.
  • Reduce the close process from fifteen days to 5 days.
  • Implemented a month end close process and review with management.
  • Assist with the coordination of the month end close process.
  • Reduced Monthly close process to 10 days from 20 days.
  • Managed support of monthly and quarterly close process.
  • Assist in facilitation of Month End Close process.

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27. Monthly Basis

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Here's how Monthly Basis is used in Finance Controller jobs:
  • Consolidated all financial operations into one set of financial statements on a monthly basis.
  • Reviewed and approved payroll and funding for international subsidiaries on monthly basis.
  • Prepared consolidated financial reports and forecasts on a monthly basis.
  • Prepared consolidated management account on monthly basis.
  • Assist Finance Director monitoring and gathering form controllers P&L variations analysis Vs plan on a monthly basis.
  • Monitored, approved, and controlled new customer accounts on a monthly basis as well as standard A/R review.
  • Prepared year end schedules for auditing purpose, verified and approved accruals, and deferrals entries in monthly basis.
  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis, including cash, fixed asset, and deposits accounts.
  • Updated the fixed assets schedule on a monthly basis and posted depreciation figures in the books of accounts.
  • Analyzed profits and expenditures on a monthly basis, as well as updating financial reports respectively.
  • Evaluated monthly sales data and delivered presentations to the Regional Steering Group on a monthly basis.
  • Consolidated and analyzed the accounts on a monthly basis for 4 - 5 regional hotels.
  • Prepared operational, capital, and cash flow forecasts for ownership on a monthly basis.
  • Audited G/L on a monthly basis, and regrouped accounts that were allocated incorrectly.
  • Support consultants in reconciling actual budgets for complex projects on a monthly basis.
  • Performed and reviewed Balance Sheet reconciliations and Journal Entries on a monthly basis.
  • Analyze accounts & variations, P&L Reports on monthly basis.
  • Create prepaid expense schedules and record prepaid expenses on a monthly basis.
  • Create budgets on an annual basis and analysis on a monthly basis.
  • Reconciled on a monthly basis the activity in the Pass Through account.

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28. Inventory Control

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Here's how Inventory Control is used in Finance Controller jobs:
  • Developed and implemented effective inventory control strategy, saving company approximately $40K per month in warehouse costs.
  • Assisted in the conversion from manual manufacturing, inventory control and accounting system to computerized system.
  • Reconciled quarterly inventory, maintained inventory control, calculated variance vs. budget and forecast analysis.
  • Set up blending and manufacturing formulas for inventory control and customer billing purposes.
  • Supported store operations in inventory control, developing procedures, and merchandising analysis.
  • Lead and facilitate projects related to supply chain initiatives linked to inventory control.
  • Developed and implemented inventory control systems and fixed assets control.
  • Managed all aspects of inventory control and operations reporting.
  • Developed process improvement procedures to increase inventory control accuracy.
  • Streamlined Materials Procurement and Inventory Control.
  • Inventory Control and Warehouse Manager.
  • Inventory Control: Lead stock-taking team to check company inventory quarterly to ensure that inventory tally with the system.
  • Prepared financial reports, cash flows, forecasting, credit and collection, inventory controls, banking activities and purchasing
  • Assist with clerical work such as filing, bookkeeping, inventory control, answering the phone, taking messages.
  • Inventory Control - Contract Negotiation - Store front Management - Month End Close - Tax Preparation
  • Inventory control for 5 non-WMS warehouses was managed through weekly cycle counts and random audits.
  • Provided oversight to purchasing and inventory control, while ensuring the accuracy of yearly budgets.
  • Established all policies and procedures in all aspects of accounting and inventory control management.
  • Conduct internal audits of all accounts and set up inventory control program.
  • Worked closely with the Production manager in cost and inventory control.

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29. Ifrs

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Here's how Ifrs is used in Finance Controller jobs:
  • Produced financial reports according to IFRS and statutory requirements.
  • Developed Accounting department procedures, policies and IFRS reporting standards, organized an off-shore holding company to secure investor interests.
  • Incorporated Australian equivalent to International Financial Reporting Standards (AIFRS) into the 2005 & 2006 Australian statutory accounts.
  • Received a Silver Award from IFRS PMO (Corporate) for contributing IFRS assessment and reporting quality.
  • Worked on Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) - an IFRS and Management reporting based oracle.
  • Ensured finance staff maintains financial records systems in accordance with IFRS and IAS.
  • Interfaced with the IFRS/ Payee for all Tax company tax related issues.
  • Used SAP and Hyperion for accounting operations and IFRS reporting.
  • Completed IFRS initial year's scope assessment and parallel reporting.
  • Review regional taxes owed for compliance with (IFRS).
  • Directed GAPP to IFRS conversion for a seamless transition.
  • Coordinated financial audits in compliance with IFRS.
  • Major Accomplishments: Delivered IFRS-compliant financial reporting for Sega Games Holding, Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of SEGA-SAMMY.
  • Ensured financials were in compliance with IFRS and company accounting policy.
  • Coordinated with Deloitte Auditors for IFRS Reports and IFRS-GAPP reconciliations.
  • Prepared quarterly financials based on IFRS.

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30. UK

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Here's how UK is used in Finance Controller jobs:
  • Prepared requested audit documentation for UK auditors necessary for audit of the consolidated entity.
  • Prepare monthly and yearly international financial reports to UK Corporate Headquarter.
  • Prepared monthly management information for local and UK management.
  • Handled distribution and service operations in the UK, Scandinavia, Greece, Monaco, Middle East, and Africa.
  • Prepare quarterly, semiannual and annual financial reporting for corporate consolidations performed by the UK Corporate office based on IFRS.
  • Supported the price evaluations and integration of a joint venture between EDFEN and EDF Energy in the UK.
  • Budget process, Month end close, Monthly Profit and Loss forecast reporting with variance explanations to UK.
  • Attend Group workshops and training in the UK on behalf of the Site as and when required.
  • Spearheaded various internal audits and liaison with Department of Education and Tax authorities in UK Government.
  • Experienced two International Assignments (2 Years in UK; 4 Years Mexico City).
  • Managed monthly and annual financial reporting for the UK, Swedish and US offices.
  • Provide direct financial support for London, UK area Product Development Engineering site.
  • Audit - Manage relationship with auditors in the US, UK and Switzerland.
  • Introduce operational reviews with the service management teams in UK & Ireland.
  • Perform twice a year a budget review in collaboration with UK.
  • Prepared the quarterly mark-to-market figures for the three UK projects.
  • Prepared annual statutory accounts for filing with UK Companies House.
  • Credit Cards - Manage US and UK company credit cards.
  • Coordinated different issues with the UK head office.
  • Reported to UK and Michigan via Hyperion.

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31. Ensure Compliance

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Here's how Ensure Compliance is used in Finance Controller jobs:
  • Formalized and re-engineered procedures to ensure compliance with complex government proposal submissions, awarded contract requirements and governmental accounting requirements.
  • Formalized and re-engineered procedures to ensure compliance with foreign parent's complex government accounting requirements.
  • Worked closely fiscal associates to ensure compliance with domestic and international laws and regulations.
  • Worked closely with independent auditors to ensure compliance for all financial reporting.
  • Reviewed monthly reconciliations and other documents to ensure compliance.
  • Carried out regular audits and preformed contract close out activities to ensure compliance with FAR, CAS, and company policies.
  • Reviewed the key accounting policies to ensure compliance with the IFRS and also provided alternative accounting treatments to help improve EBITDA.
  • Ensured that all customer A/R balances were maintained to ensure compliance with all payment terms and conditions.
  • Reviewed and approved Capital Acquisition Requests to ensure compliance with the HUB's internal financial plans.
  • Reviewed and approved AP payments and expense reimbursements to ensure compliance with company policies.
  • Supervised 1 AP and 2 AR accountants to ensure compliance with internal control policies.
  • Work with corporate finance and asset management to ensure compliance with lender requirements.
  • Implemented new hire orientation to ensure compliance with all company policies and procedures.
  • Performed revenue analysis to ensure compliance with the Company s revenue recognition policies.
  • Maintained excellent rapport with state auditors to ensure compliance with state regulations.
  • Review contracts and ensure compliance with financial terms of contract.
  • Reviewed sales contracts to ensure compliance with sales tax regulations.
  • Manage all accounting transactions to ensure compliance with corporate accounting.
  • Monitored and raised attention to ensure compliance with corporate policies.
  • Develop and implement effective financial systems and procedures; establish adequate internal control and ensure compliance.

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32. Management Reports

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Here's how Management Reports is used in Finance Controller jobs:
  • Prepared and monitored operational and master budgets, and set up key performance indicators and management reports to measure operating performance.
  • Coordinated all monthly and annual financial statements and management reports, analyzed financial data and presented reports.
  • Reviewed region's monthly financial reporting, prepared management reports and analysis for Regional Operations management.
  • Review of operational management reports and discussion with properties for resolving discrepancies and further improvement.
  • Prepared net asset value, asset under management and executive management reports.
  • Prepared management reports and presentations used by Senior Management in decision making.
  • Assist in the compilation of dealership financial statements and related management reports.
  • Prepared financial management reports for both internal and external purposed.
  • Analyzed business accounting needs and delivered comprehensive management reports.
  • Generated monthly /quarterly management reports and periodic budgets update.
  • Provide complete and accurate financial and management reports.
  • Perform all financial activities to include P&L statements, Balance Sheets and Cash flow analysis and management reports.
  • Assisted the CFO with the production of the monthly financial, management reports and board packages.
  • Compose all Management Reports, Monthly Budget Change Requests, and Yearly Testing for SOX Compliance.
  • Assisted the Controller in producing the monthly and end of the year Financial and management reports.
  • Prepared monthly financial reports, departmental financial budgets, projected cash flows and cash management reports.
  • Prepare standard sets of consolidated financial statements, as well as a variety of management reports.
  • Prepare formal management reports summarizing variances from forecast, budget, and departmental performance trend.
  • Develop and publish management reports for inventory, labor, overhead, and manufacturing variances.
  • Created various management reports, board packages, special reports as needed for performance evaluations.

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33. Cost Savings

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Here's how Cost Savings is used in Finance Controller jobs:
  • Restructured finance department resulting in improved performance and overall accounting efficiency and resulted in cost savings of approximately $325k.
  • Introduced templates for Lean Management to begin recognizing cost savings initiatives and demonstrated metric graphs for attainment assessment.
  • Prepare expense/sales reviews and analysis to determine cost savings and sales opportunities.
  • Achieved significant cost savings in negotiating vendor contracts.
  • Budget Compliance and identify cost savings opportunities.
  • Negotiated purchasing operations -resulting in cost savings.
  • Measured performance and cost savings initiatives.
  • Installed a refined chart of accounts, a complete fiscal budget, leading to committed cost savings of $85K annually.
  • Identified opportunities and implemented purchasing cost savings of up to 75% by installing an EDI program and reducing non-performing vendors.
  • Identified cost savings opportunities in production that could materially reduce overtime hours, as well as machine and staff downtime.
  • Supported labor negotiations for six unique labor unions and developed cost savings model connecting financial impact of contract changes.
  • Negotiated new facility lease agreement which resulted in a $400,000 cost savings for the first two years.
  • Implemented cost savings of over $1 million and staff reductions from 143 to 70 in three years.
  • Achieved overhead cost savings by consolidating the finance function of both overseas subsidiaries into the London office.
  • Identified key areas of improvement, provided alternatives sources for cost savings to enhance the plant performance.
  • Achieved $15M in cost savings in 2002 through the elimination of storage costs and equipment downsizing.
  • Introduced a process to identify overhead cost savings; generating annual savings of over $500K.
  • Worked closely with Supply Chain Management to maximize cost savings and cash flow for the companies.
  • Collaborated with the procurement department director to implement payment terms that reflected the lowest cost savings.
  • Provided financial analysis for support functions such as cost savings for real estate and marketing.

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34. Financial Performance

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Here's how Financial Performance is used in Finance Controller jobs:
  • Strengthen process and internal control of organization, recommend changes for process improvement for company financial performance and control.
  • Present financial results to senior members of the management team providing commentary and recommendations to improve financial performance.
  • Lead a geographically dispersed team of analysts that support local executives and prepared analysis of worldwide financial performance.
  • Work closely with upper level management in order to improve financial performance and establish proper accounting practices.
  • Performed periodic accruals procedures and finalized cost and revenue figures to evaluate overall financial performance.
  • Prepared financial reports for management describing monthly financial performance of the business segment.
  • Develop financial models and analyses to better understand operational and financial performance.
  • Developed a balanced-scorecard tool that provided visibility on the regional financial performance.
  • Developed and prepared monthly, quarterly and annual financial performance packages.
  • Developed and implemented success metrics, leading to improved financial performance.
  • Monitored financial performance by measuring job margins and analyzing results.
  • Manage controls over key financial performance indicators.
  • Report to practice partners and the partnership administrator monthly on company financial performance, debt structure, and cash flow.
  • Provided full analysis of variances for the month and year to date, and estimated financial performance for future months.
  • Prepared year-end Financial Performance presentation to Senior Management and to the Bank's Board of Directors for their review.
  • Provide management with financial reports and present monthly updates to stakeholders with regard of the financial performance.
  • Worked with senior management team to identify and report the key metrics that drive financial performance.
  • Participated and presented financial performance in CCG/A&O LT meeting and rhythm of business process.
  • Prepared monthly actual P&L by each cloud program and reviewed financial performance with leadership.
  • Partner with the sales and engineering teams to analyze financial performance and meet key metrics.

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35. Direct Reports

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Here's how Direct Reports is used in Finance Controller jobs:
  • Managed OBU financial support with 18 direct reports, worldwide revenue of $5.6 Billion and PBT of $700M.
  • Managed a global financial organization of 80 personnel, eight direct reports, and a budget of $2.2M.
  • Supervised a team of 8 direct reports while serving as a focal point of contact in the Accounts Department.
  • Validated industrial cost price for over 3,000 inventory items with the assistance of 2 direct reports cost accountants.
  • Lead up to 12 direct reports spanning 3 manufacturing sites with combined operating budgets of $54M.
  • Finance Controller - reporting to the Director of Finance, CFO - role included three direct reports.
  • Provide leadership to direct reports in the execution of work plans and long and short term goals.
  • Managed General and Cost Accounting, IT, 3 direct reports and 7 employees in total.
  • Direct all accounting activities including manage a team for six direct reports, and external accountants.
  • Achieved zero employee turnover with direct reports (managers) over a seven year period.
  • Lead, challenge, promote, and motivate 3 direct reports and 6 indirect reports.
  • Directed the financial and accounting functions for two locations with over 20 direct reports.
  • Hold individual meetings with direct reports to further career development and strengthen employee engagement.
  • Develop and mentor a financial team of 12 individuals with 3 direct reports.
  • Managed two direct reports (Inventory Accounting & Fixed Assets Analyst).
  • Provided coaching to direct reports for developing both their technical and leadership skills
  • Prepared and distributed payroll for a staff of 10 direct reports.
  • Managed 11 direct reports and 28 indirect reports across Asia Pacific.
  • Managed two direct reports, Finance Manager and Finance Analyst.
  • Direct Reports included 5 accounting staff and 2 department managers.

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36. Tax Filings

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Here's how Tax Filings is used in Finance Controller jobs:
  • Prepared tax filings - corporate informational returns (Form 990), employee benefit returns and sales tax refunds.
  • Ensured maintenance of financial records to a high standard and on time completion of statutory audit and tax filings.
  • Developed financial aspects of Institute s Licensing of Technology and Institutional Tax Filings including 990 & 990-T.
  • Prepare and file various tax schedules including corporation tax, and international tax filings as required.
  • Coordinated with Independent Auditors all yearly tax filings with IRS and various State Tax Boards.
  • Identified the need to bring payroll back in house to eliminate late tax filings.
  • Spearheaded VAT/GST efficient import and export process and related tax filings in various countries.
  • Work closely with different accounting firms in maintaining all companies and tax filings.
  • Prepared quarterly payroll tax filings and advised CEO regarding payroll tax payment obligations.
  • Coordinate audits and tax filings of all subsidiaries related to parent company.
  • Reviewed and prepared all state sales, meals and occupancy tax filings.
  • Handled all aspects of the company presidents' personal income tax filings.
  • Experienced in monthly, quarterly, annual Tax filings for FL.
  • Manage the legal entity statutory audits, reporting and tax filings.
  • Handled Sales Tax filings and ensured compliance for each state.
  • Administer tax matters and prepare/file local and state tax filings.
  • Processed payroll: tax payments, tax filings, handled compliancy issues, tax audits, year-end processes.
  • Processed monthly and quarterly multi-state sales and use tax filings.

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37. Cost Analysis

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Here's how Cost Analysis is used in Finance Controller jobs:
  • Coordinated and conducted cost analysis for credit pricing decision.
  • Cost Analysis of external laboratory expenses.
  • Job cost analysis of 350 to 500 buildings annually via Timberline Software and custom designed web based Tracking software.
  • Interacted with BUC and other departments to create ad-hock reports and queries to present cost analysis to Business Managers.
  • Completed cost analysis to ensure correct raw material margins, high(er) yields, competitive pricing.
  • Manage expense cost analysis and headcount resources approval (direct and subcontractor) for achieving profitability goals.
  • Transitioned into Microsoft Access, Excel and VBA to continue cost analysis application development.
  • Maintained general ledgers for expenses, retained earnings and cost analysis reports.
  • Provided Cost analysis for Raw Material Stock Purchases from Far East.
  • Prepare financial statements, budgets, cost analysis and company reports.
  • Finance analysis on sales margin, cost analysis, inventory analysis.
  • Prepare cost analysis on current and potential system projects.
  • Provided ad hoc month end reporting and stakeholder MI packs, including weekly department cost analysis and gross margin reviews.
  • Prepare and enter inter-company journal entries Prepare financial reports, cost analysis reports, budgets and financial forecasts.
  • profit profitability calculation, cost analysis, etc) Finance projects management

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38. KPI

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Here's how KPI is used in Finance Controller jobs:
  • Work collaboratively in a cross-functional environment with different shareholders/business partners to track KPI/Key Performance Indicators.
  • Chaired monthly KPI meetings with corporate office providing safety, financial and operational information.
  • Assisted General Manager in establishing and monitoring KPI for facilities.
  • Monitor forecast revenue, margins and cash flows arising from all BSG units and setting control environment to maximize KPI s.
  • Complete analysis of financial results; Create Executive key performance indicators (KPI s)/Dashboard report and presentation.
  • Prepare monthly Key Performance Index (KPI) to evaluate Cognitive Match's success for Board of Directors.
  • Work closely with US CEO, parent CFO and Owner on key business decision using company KPI's.
  • Developed financial reports and tools to assess ROI on marketing projects, KPI's and improve decision making.
  • Reviewed cash flow & KPI reports along with daily monitoring of company s bank account balances & reconciliation.
  • Introduced a new series of KPI's and business unit reporting transparency to the operations team.
  • Developed KPI's and management accounts pack rolled out as standard format to asset management group.
  • Directed accounting department for timely financial reporting; Compiled MD&A, calculated KPI's.
  • Initiated network optimization, KPI development and reporting, bench marking and financial modeling projects.
  • Developed corporate budgets, operational reporting, cash flow, and KPI reporting for multiple entities
  • Developed department-level and business-wide KPI's to be used for performance monitoring and goal setting.
  • Support delivering Key KPI s for AR and AP and DSO plan objectives.
  • Improved the Monthly/Yearly Budget/Forecast process by introducing a group of new KPI.
  • Evaluated Key Performance Indicators (KPI) with the Board of Directors.
  • Developed and implemented a global financial reporting and KPI metric system.
  • Created weekly reporting systems on KPI and mining transactions.

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39. Special Projects

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Here's how Special Projects is used in Finance Controller jobs:
  • Participated in Basel-based special projects as a subject matter expert.
  • Performed special projects to improve process efficiency and performance.
  • Participated in special projects when requested by Administrator.
  • Managed accounts payable, payroll, and special projects including transmission of monthly results to parent using Hyperion consolidation software.
  • Managed all activities associated with budgeting, financial planning, procurement, grants, revenue analysis and special projects.
  • Work on special projects and other duties as required by the needs of the business.
  • Worked closely with senior management, including the Chief Financial Officer on special projects.
  • Work on special projects to assist Business Management and Business Planning and Analysis teams.
  • Have frequent interaction with owners and work on special projects as needed by them.
  • Support NY, DC, and Charlotte Corporate Dining facilities on special projects.
  • Performed special projects including the Internal control manual and conducting random audits.
  • Performed various special projects as directed by the manager of financial accounting.
  • Provided day to day support and analysis for operations and special projects.
  • Performed special projects and interfaced with business units within the company.
  • Carry out special projects as required.
  • Served as the liaison on several special projects to help resolve challenges and move projects forward efficiently.
  • Managed a staff of 7 which included Payroll, AFP/Infotep, Purchasing, Special Projects, Fixed Assets and Inventory.

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40. Parent Company

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Here's how Parent Company is used in Finance Controller jobs:
  • Issued timely and accurate financial statements to management and to parent company for correct decision-making by upgrading accounting software.
  • Designed monthly report and financial package for parent company that became standardized throughout all divisions.
  • Key contact for consolidated foreign entities and parent company regarding reporting matters.
  • Prepared and reported all financial information to parent company and upper management.
  • Reviewed with senior management and Japanese parent company on a quarterly basis.
  • Implemented new accounting system independent of parent company.
  • Participated in annual consolidation with parent company.
  • Complete financial binder review for accuracy and completeness prior to submission to parent company for 10Q's and other SEC reporting.
  • Implemented, monitored and submitted month end corporate reporting for six subsidiaries to comply with parent company s requirements.
  • Prepared the company for audit and worked with Parent Company Auditors to ensure company passed the audit.
  • Restated financial reporting from 4-4-5 to a 4-5-4 format for eight months after parent company merger.
  • Maintained full set of books/records for eight subsidiary companies as well as consolidation to parent company.
  • Organized and staffed new office with focus on needs of parent company in Finland.
  • Retained by parent company, Liberty Media to finalize financial end of business shutdown.
  • Worked on cash-flow reports closely with parent company Controller and CFO.
  • Supported parent company initiatives by being involved mainstream of the business.
  • Prepared consolidated monthly and year end reports for parent company.
  • Coordinate audit activities on-site and in conjunction with parent company.
  • Prepare and File Monthly Florida Sales Tax Reconciliation's Budget Preparation, planning and submission to our parent company.
  • Reported to parent company for funding, in order to manage accounts payable and receivable on time.

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41. Accounts Receivables

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Here's how Accounts Receivables is used in Finance Controller jobs:
  • Reduce accounts receivables for royalties and patent cost reimbursement from up to 1 year in arrears to 30-60 day grace periods.
  • Managed other financial accounting functions, such as accounts payable, accounts receivables, cash management, payroll and budgets.
  • Provided hands on leadership of the day to day operations of finance, accounts payable, accounts receivables and billing.
  • Managed $600K of Accounts Receivables and reduced the receivables period (33 Days standard is 51).
  • Oversee Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivables, client invoicing and provides information to partners.
  • Improved cash funds flow by decreasing accounts receivables balances from 53 to 42 days.
  • Managed Accounts Receivables (29 Days Sales Outstanding, industry standard is 45).
  • Recognized an 18% increase in cash flow through development of accounts receivables reports.
  • Ensured timely collection of accounts receivables and accurate payment of expenses.
  • Reduced accounts receivables 50% within first five months of employment.
  • Resolved $1M of warranty claims against accounts receivables.
  • Monitored records for Accounts Receivables and Accounts Payable.
  • Centralized the accounts receivables operations of the companies.
  • Close supervision on all Accounts Receivables and Collections.
  • Performed quarterly analyses of unbilled services and accounts receivables to determine reserve position.
  • Manage four-person accounting department, including overseeing payables, accounts receivables, compliance, inventory, capital projects and operations.
  • Managed all accounts receivables, accounts payables, prepared payroll for 60 employees, and managed employee benefits.
  • Monitored the daily activities of accounts payables, accounts receivables, income auditing, and cash controls.
  • Managed all payroll, accounts payables and accounts receivables.Managed all banking and cash management.

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42. Financial Transactions

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Here's how Financial Transactions is used in Finance Controller jobs:
  • Conducted and coordinated audits of company accounts and financial transactions to ensure compliance with company policy and procedure.
  • Audited and substantiated financial transactions and assured the updating and accuracy of the general ledgers.
  • Assisted an upscale modern Italian furniture agent and wholesaler by managing all financial transactions.
  • Manage daily financial transactions in financial software including coding and classing.
  • Maintain trust account, A/R, A/P, financial transactions and accounting records.
  • Controlled daily trade and financial transactions according to company procedures and SOX criteria.
  • Prepared, authorized, and approved all financial transactions and financial reports.
  • Conducted audits and financial transactions for more than 1,750Mill$ Year revenue.
  • Ensured all financial transactions were in compliance with SOX and SAIC policies.
  • Oversee the financial health and all financial transactions of the company.
  • Ensured the processing and recording of the financial transactions, i.e.
  • Coordinated with bankers, vendors, and solicitors regarding financial transactions.
  • Administered all financial transactions and endeavors for SSQTCH Media LLC.
  • Oversee all financial transactions for workers' compensation company.
  • Developed and implemented policies and procedures over financial transactions, resulting in standardized reports.
  • Lead in month and quarter end close process by validating financial transactions to ensure completeness and accuracy of financials.
  • Prepared monthly P&L statements Audited all financial transactions Redesigned the Auditors Policies and Procedures Guide
  • Oversee daily financial transactions and complete all bookkeeping functions for Branson theatre.

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43. ADP

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Here's how ADP is used in Finance Controller jobs:
  • Approved ADP payroll processing and managed 401k plan Achieved federal & state tax compliance and responsible for refunds of over $125K
  • Processed bi-weekly ADP payroll of over 350 employees; analyzed the payroll reports and made journal entries in MAS90.
  • Managed and Oversee the Accounts receivable, Accounts Payable, Payroll with ADP and reconciled them periodically.
  • Entrusted to be the only person trained on the ADP system for the management of payroll.
  • Implemented ADP EZ Labor interfacing with ADP Pay expert and trained all departmental managers.
  • Prepare and submit payroll to ADP online and make changes and adjustments to paychecks.
  • Process Month/Quarter/ Year end closing, bank reconciliations and payroll(ADP) accounting.
  • Tax reporting and payroll preparation, ADP P/R, Sales Tax preparation.
  • Implemented positive pay, Concur T&E and ADP Payroll applications.
  • Prepared sales commission report and semi-monthly payroll through ADP for 30 employees.
  • Supervised the complete transition from ADP payroll to Ultimate In-House system.
  • Process biweekly payroll through ADP for all the hotels.
  • Review and approval of ADP payroll and bonus.
  • Generate payroll on ADP Workforce platform 120 people.
  • Processed payroll and tax filing through ADP.
  • Processed bi-weekly payroll with ADP.
  • Supervised move of Infastech systems to Stanley systems - ADP payroll, HFM, Concur, 401K, benefits, JDE.
  • Evaluated and changed payroll companies from Paychex to ADP resulting in annual savings of $25,000.
  • Created efficiencies for 18 monthly payrolls by creating GL interface for ADP payroll systems.
  • Used both ADP and Paychex for payroll processing of Phaidon Inc. and Phaidon Retail Inc.

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44. Financial Aspects

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Here's how Financial Aspects is used in Finance Controller jobs:
  • Managed budget baseline and financial aspects of several Naval Helicopter development programs ($350M responsibility).
  • Manage all required financial aspects of the International Power Development Company.
  • Administered financial aspects of cancer center shared facilities.
  • Manage all financial aspects of three (3) Avionics companies with $60 million in annual revenue and 200 employees.
  • Trained employees at all levels in corporate accounting principles, business policies and financial aspects of project management.
  • Manage all financial aspects of newly formed company with first year revenues of $37 million.
  • Led all financial aspects of launching & running new organization focused on small Public accounts.
  • Managed all financial aspects and other areas including benefits, policies, and insurance.
  • Manage financial aspects of J&J co-marketing partnership ensuring adherence to contractual obligations.
  • Work effectively with corporate internal audit for all financial aspects for the hospital.
  • Managed all financial aspects of 10.8M in Sales and Payroll for 80 employees.
  • Managed all financial aspects of the Aviation Insurance subsidiary of AIG.
  • Managed all financial aspects of the company.
  • Controlled all financial aspects and reporting.
  • Assumed complete responsibility for all financial aspects of a multi-million dollar international corporation.
  • Managed financial aspects of service/supply contracts between Intel and Numonyx (a private spin-off company from Intel).
  • Oversee all financial aspects of payroll Lead accounting and Inventory accrual processes.
  • Controlled all financial aspects, ap/ar, payroll, expenses, invoicing, inventory, bidding new contracts, etc.

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45. Financial Activities

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Here's how Financial Activities is used in Finance Controller jobs:
  • Collaborated across finance and operations functions to ensure all sales financial activities are being appropriately accounted.
  • Manage the daily financial activities of an architectural precast manufacturing company.
  • Support the Information Technology group day-to-day financial activities.
  • Manage all accounting and financial activities for a $75MM Unit of a $1.2 Billion precision metals manufacturer.
  • Managed daily accounting and financial activities for food flavor manufacturer with annual revenues of $31 Million.
  • Manage the financial activities of joint ventures by actively participating in monthly reviews together with Vice president.
  • Established the company's internal control system, ensuring effective practices to support all financial activities.
  • Lead month / year end close financial activities with the support of Corporate finance team.
  • Number of people managed: 5 Responsibilities included all financial activities for the organization.
  • Managed financial activities including the preparation of letters for banks and tax authorities.
  • Developed procedures to record financial activities, created job and system descriptions.
  • Headed the finance team and all financial activities for Kuwait operations.
  • Managed company's financial activities and payroll.
  • Directed all financial activities for Oral Care & Braun North America ($1 Billion Sales/ $300 Million Profit).
  • Manage all accounting & financial activities for a $70MM+ multi-national Consumer Products Goods organization.
  • Managed all of the day to day divisional accounting and financial activities.

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46. Financial Forecasts

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Here's how Financial Forecasts is used in Finance Controller jobs:
  • Completed financial forecasts on research and development product costs in emerging markets offering grants to Motorola.
  • Produced monthly financial reports, prepared financial forecasts and conducted internal financial audits.
  • Worked with operation leadership to create quarterly and annual financial forecasts.
  • Interact with Executive Leadership Team concerning financial forecasts and results.
  • Dovetailed operations with financial forecasts and reports.
  • Managed the development of Annual Operating Plan, monthly financial forecasts and assist in the development of the Long Range Plan.
  • Direct the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts, institute and maintain other planning and control procedures.
  • Developed financial forecasts for targeted growth opportunities that lead to 4 acquisitions and 150% revenue increase.
  • Prepared monthly/annual government cost and analysis reports, financial statements, financial forecasts, and budgets.
  • Conduct in-depth financial review and analysis of financial forecasts, budgets, operating and strategic plans.
  • Developed the Annual Plan, managed month-end accounting close, and monthly roll-forward financial forecasts.
  • Prepared financial reports, budgets, cost reports and financial forecasts on a regular basis.
  • Coordinate and direct the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts and report variances.
  • Analyze variances to financial forecasts, and report results to senior management.
  • Prepare internal and external budget and financial forecasts and report monthly variances.
  • Interact with the Group Directors and President concerning financial forecasts and reports.
  • Led Owner Board committee reviews of financial forecasts and reports.
  • Manage the preparation of financial outlooks and financial forecasts.
  • Developed and maintained complex annual operating and capital budgets and rolling financial forecasts that incorporated currentbusiness trends and operating strategies.
  • Prepare monthly reports to identify results, trends and financial forecasts.

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47. R

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Here's how R is used in Finance Controller jobs:
  • Reported monthly results to banking institutions and provided them with several compliance requirements included monthly Borrowing Base Certificates.
  • Designed and implemented procedures to improve the overall efficiency, accuracy and performance of the accounting department.
  • Worked exclusively with various functional teams and functional departments regarding risk readiness and acceptance.
  • Recommend benchmarks for measuring the financial and operating performance of divisions and departments.
  • Developed new daily commissions reporting process for IED North America and coordinated deployment.
  • Well versed in governmental procurement and establishing pricing strategies associated with defense contracting.
  • Analyzed and accurately reported financial results to Division Management and Corporate Finance.
  • Quoted price adjusted automatically up/down depending upon favorable or unfavorable actual trends.
  • Determined methods and calculations used for the budgeted allocations of Shared Services.
  • Assisted in developing Key Departmental Performance Indicators for the Finance Division.
  • Provided Financial Control senior management with concise review of IED daily/weekly/monthly.
  • Established relationships with sending/receiving location management, operations and technology groups.
  • Implemented new methods to calculate uncompensated care reporting for greater accuracy.
  • Conduct monthly executive financial reporting and quarterly budget forecast reevaluation.
  • Extrapolate and evaluate numerical data to provide accurate financial records.
  • Conducted bank reconciliations monthly and maintained Corporate Banking Relationships.
  • Forecast bi-weekly operating cash requirements and plan for shortfall.
  • Prepared and distributed detailed departmental reports to Financial Controller.
  • Restructured Product Distribution network throughout United States and Canada.
  • Maintain effective relationships with banking and risk management institutions.

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48. Annual Sales

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Here's how Annual Sales is used in Finance Controller jobs:
  • Fort Atkinson WI A 40 year old concrete company installing sidewalks and curbing with over $700 thousand in annual sales.
  • Key contributor during the organization's growth from $14 million in annual sales to $270 million in annual sales.
  • Managed the Financial Department for a start-up division consisting of two automotive plants with annual sales of $200 Million.
  • Managed the finances for the joint venture JIT Seating and Overhead facility with annual sales up to $402M.
  • Direct the financial activities of 6 manufacturing and 1 regional logistic facilities with annual sales of $500M.
  • Managed finance and accounting functions for retail chain generating annual sales in excess of $50 million.
  • Managed financial and accounting functions for manufacturer generating annual sales in excess of $100 million.
  • Prepared budgets for over $120 million in annual sales for this company with 1,400employees.
  • Tax - file monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual sales tax.
  • Prepared annual sales chart, showing monthly and annual percentage changes.
  • Contributed to 10% annual sales increase.
  • Plant consists of 20 production tubing lines, 7 printing presses, +300 employees, annual sales +$70mm.
  • Directed financial operations for five equipment and product divisions, encompassing annual sales of $1.6B.

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49. Capital Expenditures

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Here's how Capital Expenditures is used in Finance Controller jobs:
  • Tracked capital expenditures, maintained amortization schedules and managed end of lease buy-outs.
  • Prepared profit cost analysis on new capital expenditures to assure payback on investment.
  • Managed contract negotiations for vendor services and financing for capital expenditures.
  • Analyzed capital expenditures and evaluated business profitability measures.
  • Established procedures for cycle counting, capital expenditures and fixed asset reporting, and accounts payable and accounts receivable processing.
  • Managed and tracked capital expenditures per annual plan, controlling additions, movements and retirement of capital assets.
  • Develop standard and gross margin, calculate estimated cost for new products and capital expenditures.
  • Managed and controlled personnel cost (hiring & replacement) and alignment of capital expenditures.
  • Manage capital expenditures planning for demo loan program and forecast depreciation impact on OpEx.
  • Evaluated capital expenditures, dividends, share repurchases, and indebtedness.
  • Increased cash flow and identified funds for capital expenditures without financing.
  • Advised journal entries for all capital expenditures and operating expenses.
  • Implemented trial balance reporting and capital expenditures analysis.
  • Supervised intercompany and customer AR/Billing; customer collection calls; AP; PR; Fixed Assets; and capital expenditures.
  • Coordinate, forecasting and reporting of Server Hardware Capital Expenditures (Capex).
  • Approve capital expenditures [ ] and payroll.

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50. IRS

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Here's how IRS is used in Finance Controller jobs:
  • Directed and coordinated daily financial affairs of the organization, responsible for implementing financial strategies and accounting controls and policies.
  • Developed and implemented a new management reporting package designed to give first-line sales management more relevant information.
  • Prepared and reviewed financial documentation for angel investors contributing to closing first round of financing.
  • Nominated Business Development Manager to run the first international expansion of the company.
  • Implemented new financial structure which enabled first ever product line profitability reporting.
  • Created the first internal reporting system to monitor departmental budget performance.
  • Designed and implemented company's first computerized budget system.
  • Designed and accomplished Investor relation affairs in many countries
  • Account analysis, particularly Excess & Obsolete inventory & AR reserves: o First time E & O analysis was performed.
  • Direct the financial affairs and control of the $5.6 million museum within the scope of responsibility determined by the CEO.
  • Developed the company's first costing system, which lead to increasing gross margin 21% by correcting companies pricing structure.
  • Planned, scheduled, and coordinated general maintenance, major repairs, remodeling and construction items for Association and owners.
  • Monitored Accounts payable, Accounts receivable, reimbursement, Treasury, General Ledger, tax affairs and financial reporting functions.
  • Coordinated and communicated with outside auditors, IRS, state and local authorities, securities and exchange and lending institutions.
  • Prepare the supporting schedules for the annual IRS 990, coordinated filing of the return with external accounting firm.
  • Increased annual revenues within its first year and still is one of the highest discussed service by prospective clients.
  • Directed the financial affairs of the US Division, including interim and year-end financial statements for management and shareholders.
  • Audit of 401K plan uncovered plan was originally set up and filed incorrectly with IRS by previous employee.
  • Prepared IRS tax forms, managed accounting through Quick Books and prepared monthly statements through excel for partners.
  • Installed and Upgraded the Club's Accounting System and installed the first POS System, Jonas Software System.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Finance Controller

Financial Statements38.5%
General Ledger Accounts9.7%
External Auditors7.5%
Internal Controls5.6%
Financial Controller5.4%
Balance Sheet4.8%
Annual Budget3.7%
Gaap3.2%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Finance Controller

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Financial Statements
Financial Statements
30.9%
30.9%
2
2
General Ledger Accounts
General Ledger Accounts
7.8%
7.8%
3
3
External Auditors
External Auditors
6%
6%
4
4
Internal Controls
Internal Controls
4.5%
4.5%
5
5
Financial Controller
Financial Controller
4.4%
4.4%
6
6
Balance Sheet
Balance Sheet
3.8%
3.8%
7
7
Annual Budget
Annual Budget
2.9%
2.9%
8
8
Gaap
Gaap
2.6%
2.6%
9
9
A/P
A/P
2.6%
2.6%
10
10
Journal Entries
Journal Entries
2.1%
2.1%
11
11
Variance Analysis
Variance Analysis
1.6%
1.6%
12
12
Business Units
Business Units
1.6%
1.6%
13
13
Income Tax Returns
Income Tax Returns
1.4%
1.4%
14
14
SOX
SOX
1.3%
1.3%
15
15
Human Resources
Human Resources
1.3%
1.3%
16
16
ERP
ERP
1.3%
1.3%
17
17
Audit Procedures
Audit Procedures
1.2%
1.2%
18
18
Financial Management
Financial Management
1.2%
1.2%
19
19
Quickbooks
Quickbooks
1.1%
1.1%
20
20
Revenue Growth
Revenue Growth
0.9%
0.9%
21
21
Revenue Recognition
Revenue Recognition
0.9%
0.9%
22
22
CPA
CPA
0.9%
0.9%
23
23
Due Diligence
Due Diligence
0.9%
0.9%
24
24
Finance Department
Finance Department
0.9%
0.9%
25
25
Annual Audit
Annual Audit
0.8%
0.8%
26
26
Close Process
Close Process
0.8%
0.8%
27
27
Monthly Basis
Monthly Basis
0.8%
0.8%
28
28
Inventory Control
Inventory Control
0.8%
0.8%
29
29
Ifrs
Ifrs
0.8%
0.8%
30
30
UK
UK
0.8%
0.8%
31
31
Ensure Compliance
Ensure Compliance
0.8%
0.8%
32
32
Management Reports
Management Reports
0.8%
0.8%
33
33
Cost Savings
Cost Savings
0.7%
0.7%
34
34
Financial Performance
Financial Performance
0.7%
0.7%
35
35
Direct Reports
Direct Reports
0.7%
0.7%
36
36
Tax Filings
Tax Filings
0.6%
0.6%
37
37
Cost Analysis
Cost Analysis
0.6%
0.6%
38
38
KPI
KPI
0.6%
0.6%
39
39
Special Projects
Special Projects
0.6%
0.6%
40
40
Parent Company
Parent Company
0.6%
0.6%
41
41
Accounts Receivables
Accounts Receivables
0.5%
0.5%
42
42
Financial Transactions
Financial Transactions
0.5%
0.5%
43
43
ADP
ADP
0.5%
0.5%
44
44
Financial Aspects
Financial Aspects
0.5%
0.5%
45
45
Financial Activities
Financial Activities
0.5%
0.5%
46
46
Financial Forecasts
Financial Forecasts
0.5%
0.5%
47
47
R
R
0.5%
0.5%
48
48
Annual Sales
Annual Sales
0.4%
0.4%
49
49
Capital Expenditures
Capital Expenditures
0.4%
0.4%
50
50
IRS
IRS
0.4%
0.4%

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