Manager, Controller Job Description

Manager, Controller Job Description

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Manager, controller provides leadership with regard to finance and accounting integration and optimization of acquisitions and financial systems (e.g., Oracle Cloud Financials), as well as other key strategic initiatives.

Manager, Controller Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Provide technical advice to FC, BU CFO and business including review of New Product Approvals for technical accounting, systems, transfer pricing
Document key accounting judgements supporting BU transactions and accounting structures
Oversee accounting and financial statement preparation, tax allocations and preparation of Form 1065 and K-1s
Identify and quantify the impact of new accounting standards and implementation of changes
Manage and direct all Accounting functions for A/R, A/P, Payroll, and M/E Closing Responsibilities
Support in implementation of accounting and process changes
Monitor and continuously develop the financial systems and processes to ensure responsiveness to business needs
Ownership of balance sheet and the control framework around it
Manage and review Daily P&L and P&L attribution for debt
Provide feedback, including analyzing P&L attribution, while ensuring key drivers are in line with expectations

Manager, Controller Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Manager, Controller

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPA, MBA, ACCA, ACA, MS, BS, BA, CMA, SEC, PMP

Education for Manager, Controller

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the manager, controller 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, Education, Business, MBA, Management, Business/Administration, Communication, Leadership, Engineering

Skills for Manager, Controller

Desired skills for manager, controller include:

Accounting
Financial analysis
Operations finance concepts
Business and ensuring that the countries´ plans are aligned with the strategy
SAP
Oracle financials
Current accounting standards
Fully integrated software package experience
Own functional area
Systems

Desired experience for manager, controller includes:

Oversee and review month-end P&L processes
Manage the daily activity of multiple Hedge Funds and/or Private Equity structured funds for an investment manager
Oversee investment trading activity and performance evaluation with total return and IRR calculations, marketing material preparation, investor relations and requests
Work with senior management on organization structure and special projects
Develop external industry messages that will assist Sr
Ensure integrity and completeness of financial records for BFS by entity globally, including transaction processes and reconciliations

Manager, Controller Examples

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Manager, Controller Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a manager, controller. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for manager, controller
  • Initiate the accounting ledgers for each site
  • Manage the BU finance policies and procedures and ensuring compliance with Financial Control Framework
  • Ensuring of Global Financial Services (GFS) team
  • Provide BU tax data, and work with the tax team on issue resolution and implementation of tax booking models
  • Manage the Financial Operational Risk function
  • Develops strategic direction for the department/business unit
  • Manage quarterly reviews and annual Statutory audit performed by the external auditors any Internal Audit reviews (as needed)
  • Monthly monitoring and maintenance of significant SOx controls
  • Oversee billing and payroll
  • Supervise partner distribution
Qualifications for manager, controller
  • This role involves Product Controller functions supporting the Asian/European commodities Oil, Metal and Gas & Power business
  • Prepare financial reports for outside accountants
  • Oversee banking relations
  • You work independently and are structured and solution-oriented
  • Must be able to handle all A/P, A/R, journal entries, month-end, taxes, budgeting, forecasting reporting number into CFO, Sweden
  • Pillar 3 knowledge highly desirable
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Manager, Controller Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a manager, controller. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for manager, controller
  • Liaise with other Finance and Controllership colleagues and other key stakeholders to ensure results and forecasts are aligned with Business Strategy, compliance requirements, and proper accounting practices
  • Initiates, leads and coordinates projects in a matrix environment
  • Develops & documents integrated project plans, scope, schedules and manages against them
  • Identifies resources required and collaborates with the application development or support managers to ensure resources are assigned
  • Manages project scope/requirements changes and negotiates with Application Project managers and teams to ensure timely delivery
  • Manages expectations with all stakeholders of involved projects
  • Raises and tracks issues and risks, removes barriers, resolves issues, manages risk mitigation plans and escalates them when required
  • Manages project closure
  • Promotes improved methods to get the work done and implements best practices
  • Subject matter expert on all aspects of revenue recognition, capitalization under IFRS rules
Qualifications for manager, controller
  • Project Plan development & management, Work breakdown structure , Task based plans , Assumption & risk based plans , Base-lining & scheduling , Scheduling methodology (CPM, GERT, PERT), Project metrics creation, gathering, reporting, analysis
  • Strong skills with MS project, EPPM, MIS, MS Excel
  • Previous organizational change management and process improvement experience
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, matrix environment
  • Project Governance , Risk Assessment & quantification methodologies , Issues escalation and resolution , Facilitation Skills, Scope change management, Budgeting, project costs management Communication management & plans
  • PMP or working towards completing it
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Manager, Controller Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a manager, controller. 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 manager, controller
  • Managing and participating in finance and accounting activities across several locations
  • Subject matter expert on IFRS 15 guidelines – this includes playing an active role in developing internal controls, and reviewing impacts on systems and business processes
  • Understand the business and become subject matter expert on Supply Chain business initiatives to provide accounting and process guidance for ad-hoc requests and projects
  • Analysis and presentation of meaningful financial information to senior management as required
  • Management of risks and provisions relating to various exposures such as A/R, inventory
  • Review of month end results and attendance at related meetings
  • Rapid resolution of critical month end issues
  • Review and approval of monthly transactions
  • Monitoring of results compared to annual budgets and forecasts
  • Ongoing special projects such as subsidiary wind-ups, process re-design and improvements
Qualifications for manager, controller
  • Financial Industry experience would be an asset
  • Experience with Tableau (data visualization tool)
  • Must be able to handle all A/P, A/R, journal entries, month-end, taxes, budgeting, forecasting reporting numbers globally
  • 3+ years of recent banking experience doing financial reporting
  • Preparation and quarterly external reporting analysis
  • Monitoring of compliance activities through quality assurance review of processes and controls
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Manager, Controller Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of manager, controller. 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 manager, controller
  • Develop, analyze and interpret statistical and accounting information in order to evaluate operating results in terms of profitability, performance against forecast, budget & prior year results, along with other drivers of key financial and operating matters
  • Oversee the production of the fully attributed P&L
  • Balance sheet analysis/substantiation
  • Daily interaction with desk, Strategists and Operations
  • Ad hoc request from the desk and other internal clients
  • Construction Draws
  • Lease and Contract Documentation
  • Tenant and Vendor Relations
  • Oversee the activities of the project controller staff, including supervision, task management and deliverable quality reviews
  • Set up the financial and POS system for each of the Playzone sites
Qualifications for manager, controller
  • 5-7 years in a controller/management position
  • 3+ years of banking experience doing financial reporting
  • Knowledge of financial products which are used in the financial services industry, particularly
  • Bbasic knowledge of Fixed income cash & derivatives Financial Products (Bonds,CDS,IRS etc)
  • 4 or more years of product control work experience
  • P&L production experience required
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Manager, Controller Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of manager, controller. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for manager, controller
  • Effectively manage and develop the accounting/finance department staff of seven people, fostering an environment of continuous improvement and career growth while maintaining superior standards for accuracy and efficiency
  • Develop and modify accounting procedures and processes to ensure accuracy and timeliness in the month-end close the month-end reconciliation of the balance sheet
  • Monitor & check customers rebates
  • Drives improved financial performance by providing proactive analytical support and guidance through an understanding of the business and how that translates into financial results
  • Work with “onboarded” assets/technical teams relative to implementation of GPO financial practices
  • Manages all allocations into GPO for assigned teams, serves as liaison between GPO, and GSS IT Finance for hosting and software requirements related to platform needs (globally)
  • Lead transversal reporting
  • Assists on the development of detailed budget and financial forecasts for use in global, regional, cluster, Business Franchise and country
  • Lead a team of Collection Specialists and Administrators to execute their role in headquarters and regions
  • Assure credit worthiness of potential customers using credit rating reporting and past payment history for existing/recent customers
Qualifications for manager, controller
  • Real estate background helpful
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in management and supervision (responsibility for defining work activities, assigning work responsibilities of others, setting and achieving work objectives)
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience with the entire Microsoft Office Suite, including advanced level PowerPoint and advanced to expert Excel skills (Excel certification will be required post-hire)
  • Experience producing and delivering appropriate communications to C-level Executives
  • Lead Business Planning process within franchise (annual Business Plan, Forecasts/Updates, Strategic Planning ) working with other team members within DSJ
  • Completed higher Accounting or Business Economics related education, at Master level / J-CPA / US-CPA / CMA or equivalent

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