Controller Director Job Description

Controller Director Job Description

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Controller director provides strategic leadership and oversight to the daily CEC accounting functions including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, fixed assets accounting, accounts reconciliations, VAT, and statutory accounting.

Controller Director Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Ensure strong controls over financial accounting and reporting and that accounting policies and procedures are well understood and complied with
Work with the Global Accounting Policy and Singapore Controllership teams to implement new financial accounting policies and procedures
Accounting developments and technical accounting issues
Leadership, Management, and Development of the Accounting team
Provide oversight of finance operations (accounts payable and employee reimbursement processing for IT COE employees including vendor risk assessment reviews and employee reimbursement post-reviews), guide employees and comply with / administer T&E policies
Creation and management of the monthly financial closing process, ensuring that AP, AR and allocations are done in symmetry with GAAP based accrual accounting
Working closely with the Accounting Manager and the Senior Budgets Manager to ensure that that all monthly entries are booked in accordance with actually spending
Preparing and updating the monthly schedule of FTE’s and allocations and ensures that these allocations are codified into the accounting system
Develop, manage and mentor the general accounting teams in Brooklyn and Dublin, the SEC reporting team
Manage overall accounting team strategy

Controller Director Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Controller Director

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPA, CFO, IIROC, CMA, MBA, CA, SAO, ACCA, ACA

Education for Controller Director

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Employers hiring for the controller director job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Accounting, Finance, MBA, Business, Business/Administration, Education, Economics, Management, Communication, Leadership

Skills for Controller Director

Desired skills for controller director include:

Accounting
Accounting in accordance with U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Excel
Financial analysis and forecasting
US GAAP
Accounting functions: bank reconciliations
Accounting principles and tax regulations
Accounts payable
Accounts receivable
Accrual vs

Desired experience for controller director includes:

Ownership of the Risk and Control Supervisory Assessment (RCSA) process
Product control and / or risk reporting role at a major financial institution
Solid experience building and leading high performing teams
CPA or MBA a nice plus
Expense reporting and analysis, including production of monthly cost center reports
Liaison to external auditors

Controller Director Examples

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Controller Director Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of controller director. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for controller director
  • Ensure a strong internal financial control environment across the entire accounting team
  • Ensure thoughtful, timely and accurate research and documentation of accounting matters
  • Support development and preparation of a monthly management accounting package
  • Handling accounts payable
  • Assisting in the accounting for stock based compensation
  • Establish themselves as a key business partner and “go-to” Controller resource to provide technical accounting, finance operations and reporting guidance to Country Management and local business units in the Australia and New Zealand geographies
  • Provide accounting support for affiliates
  • Will also work in matrix reporting model, with the opportunity to build relationships within the specialties of the finance/accounting department
  • Build strong partnerships with business leads, US Corporate Accounting, FP&A, Online Revenue, Royalties, etc to drive timely and accurate decisions while building institutional knowledge to build trust and ensure queries are answered on a timely basis adhoc queries from business partners, sr
  • Implementation of best practices and ensuring compliance with local and US GAAP, global policies, and procedures
Qualifications for controller director
  • Ability to achieve success in a “start-up” environment
  • Provide oversight of internal controls over business transactions, particularly high risk transactions such as value-in-kinds services provided to business partners in SEA
  • Strong knowledge of process reviews and internal control requirements
  • Management of a complex and codified system of cost allocations in accordance with NYS reimbursable cost manual and OPWDD guidelines
  • Working and preparing a timely draft of the finance committee report for review by the CFO
  • Leading the agencies independent audit process including the A-133 audit
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Controller Director Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of controller director. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for controller director
  • Provide Finance/Accounting support and strong business partner for Security Division in Europe
  • Responsible for local and related corporate financial reporting including statutory reporting, revenue recognition, implementation and adherence to corporate accounting policies and SOX compliance, monthly and quarterly financial close process, budget to actual reporting/ analysis and business reviews
  • Managing and maintaining a synchronized system of reports for various grant funders
  • Leading and coordinating the annual independent audit process
  • Coordinating the claiming and grants process
  • Providing support to program manager for ad-hoc budgeting, program audits and other day-to-day tasks
  • Reviewing the journal entries, account analysis and other aspects of the financial closing process
  • Maintaining and effectively communicating any changes in the chart of accounts to all staff to ensure that there is clear communication in this area
  • Coordinating and managing all audit (external and internal) needs, including responses to POCA’s, implementation of corrective action and plan of compliance
  • Support and oversee preparation of SEC filing documents, participate in the company’s Disclosure Committee
Qualifications for controller director
  • Experience in a large global company preferred
  • Broad finance experience preferred including budgeting, forecasting and business partnering
  • Excellent communication skills including excellent business writing skills
  • Good presentation skills and ability to communicate at the executive level
  • ODegree in Economics or Business
  • OCPA/ACCA/CIMA
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Controller Director Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a controller director. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for controller director
  • Researching, anticipating, and communicating potential accounting and regulatory rule changes (e.g., FASB, SEC, OCC, Fed) impacting the business unit, implementing such changes
  • Leads the accounting staff during month-end, quarter-end and year-end close
  • Trains and develops the accounting staff (6 direct reports)
  • Ensure the accurate compilation, analysis, and reporting of accounting data and revenue in accordance with U.S. GAAP, local statutory requirements
  • Oversees all financial accounting
  • Develops and implements accounting policies and recommends related control policies and procedures
  • Implements and monitors effectiveness of accounting, invoicing and project management software systems
  • Oversee compliance with applicable international and domestic regulations
  • Provide oversight of internal controls over business transactions, particularly high risk transactions such as value-in-kinds services provided to business partners raised in ANZ geographies
  • Ensure prompt and efficient integration of new acquisitions and set-up of new legal entities by partnering effectively with FP&A, Treasury, Finance Operations, Tax and Legal departments
Qualifications for controller director
  • OMBA required
  • OSeasoned Finance professional
  • OSignificant experience in Finance Management at a senior level
  • OProven track record of achieving results through influence where no direct line authority exists
  • OProven track record of building a professional Finance team and supported successful careers of High Talents and High Potentials
  • OPast Demonstration on results achievement and drive change
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of controller director. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for controller director
  • Partner with Tax to achieve transfer pricing strategies with effective monitoring of legal entity transaction flows through timely reconciliation and settlement of intercompany balances
  • Lead cross-functional and cross-regional implementation of finance initiatives, such as local billing and system implementations as needed
  • Manage internal and external audits and lead remediation activities as required
  • Input on domestic and international tax structuring, policies & procedures
  • Handling revenue reporting
  • Budget preparation and forecasting, analysis
  • Oversee team of direct reports (8-9)
  • Cash reconciliations/credit card deposits
  • Establish yourself as a key advisor to business partners on financial matters
  • Lead and develop the team in Asia on their controllership skills and mindset
Qualifications for controller director
  • OSubsidiary controller role experience
  • OStrong analytical and conceptual abilities
  • OWell refined technical finance and strategic skills
  • OTeam player
  • OCross Cultural sensitivity
  • OStrong interpersonal awareness and emotional intelligence skills
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Controller Director Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of controller director. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for controller director
  • Maintains a robust knowledge of U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Ensure the Asian Consolidation has suitable levels of support and resources to comply with the US Corporate timetables and produce reporting and reviews while ensuring they are completed successfully with US Corporate on a monthly basis
  • Often provide frontline contract review and documentation
  • Establish and track key metrics in an effort to drive the evolution of the Asia finance team as a business partner and to drive efficiency
  • Monitor compliance for Asia to ensure that all statutory returns, tax returns and Global Audit comments are addressed on a timely basis
  • Detailed involvement in the implementation and monitoring of any Global Audit requirements relevant to the functional or geographic areas of responsibility
  • Manage direct staff of four and indirect staff of 11
  • Lead and/or participate in projects as assigned
  • Partner with corporate finance, including with Vice President of Finance, Corporate Controller and Business Unit Controllers
  • Understand the markets, customers and technology
Qualifications for controller director
  • OInfluencing skills and good in ‘holding other people accountable’ (corporate and subsidiaries)
  • Auditor experience in a Big 4 or Top 10 U.S. CPA firm experience
  • Large Company background experience (or large company clients while in CPA firm as Auditor)
  • Keen aptitude for numbers, analysis and formulating conclusions
  • Your CPA firm work experience will have given you training in defining the problem, collection of information and drawing valid conclusions from established facts
  • Strong relationship, communication, and leadership skills

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