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Business Controllers are responsible for the financial reporting of companies and organizations. Tasks shown on example resumes of Business Controllers include performing all aspects of the accounting and finance functions for a newly acquired division of a major technology company, and developing, implementing, and continuously ensuring compliance with SOX controls and company policies through documentation, training, and testing. While a Bachelor's degree is required for the position, some employers prefer to see a master's degree on applicants' resumes.

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1

(p&s) Business Controller

Managed all aspects of the financial reporting, consolidation, forecasting and internal auditing for the P&S businesses

  • Restructured P&S accounting activities lowering corporate overhead costs by $75,000
  • Improved cash flow by reducing Days of Sales Outstanding 30% by focusing collection personnel on high impact clients and training Project Managers on the company's collection policy
  • Increased bottom line results by reducing operating expenses
  • Developed operational dashboard and price/volume analysis that measured business performance and highlighted areas that needed improvement
  • Provided critical financial support to the P&S Chief Operating Officer and Business Unit Presidents to ensure alignment with the long term strategies of the business
Candidate Info
28
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
2

Business Controller

Supervised and executed all Finance/Accounting, Budget, Human Resources, Supply Chain and Information
Technologies activities.

  • Managed and administrated all financial decisions and activities for $40M business including Cost Accounting,
  • Developed and directed all in-country directives, controls and audits.
  • Implemented Supply Management procedures that enhanced procurement controls, vendor relationships as well as improved purchasing process by creating blanket orders with fewer individual transactions.
  • Established a Human Resources process with emphasis on expeditious hiring, deployment, repatriation and visa/immigration requirements and issuances.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Industrial Engineering
MS
Engineering Management
3

Business Controller

Created and maintained monthly business updates report and financial statistics for Sales and Marketing Department, identified drivers and trends

  • Performed unit costing analysis by region and sales rep, presented findings and recommendations to the Head of Distribution, resulted in the re-structure of the wholesale team
  • Conducted analysis on prospectus spending by fund, provided financial insights on optimizing
  • Assisted in monthly forecast, annual budget and five year strategic plans
  • Participated in Economies of Scales study for 66 funds
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
International Relations
MBA
Finance
4

Business Controller

Took charge of all the company's financial reporting of a $70M software consulting company

  • Managed the Budget, Business Planning and Project Cost control program.
  • Performed and maintained the Intercompany accounts and consolidation of all subsidiaries.
  • Coordinated and managed the administrative support that includes Legal, Personnel, and Tax.
  • Established a cost system and created the methodology to monitor movements of SW engineers.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Philosophy
BS
Marketing And Finance
MBA
Finance And Operation Research
5

Business Controller

Responsible for the budget of a global business with over $400 million in annual sales

  • Analyzed price, volume, cost trends for global business
  • Worked/ coordinated with business team to create monthly & annual forecasts
  • Prepared & presented monthly/ quarterly results to global business team
  • Oversaw monthly closing (sales, cost analysis, manufacturing variances, etc)
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Electrical Engineering
MBA
Finance
6

Vice President, Business Controller

Reported to the CFO and served as the business partner to the Chief Marketing Officer and her direct reports. Managed a team that provided business and decision support for the marketing organization. Performed all the financial planning, forecasting and variance
analysis for the division.

  • Identified the opportunity to raise an expense cap and drove its adoption, leading to over $2 million in additional revenues each year.
  • Partnered with the product team to optimize share class offerings to promote greater growth and competitive pricing options, which led to the elimination of one share class and the introduction of a new institutional share class offering.
  • Created a campaign ROI management tool that allowed the team to understand and rank campaign results and prioritize future campaign investment decisions.
  • Performed in depth analysis to uncover redemption drivers to help formulate actions plans to increase net fund flows and increase revenues.
  • Teamed with peers to create a business evaluation framework to evaluate and prioritize new initiatives and business investments.
  • Helped determine and manage strategic KPIs for the department to contribute to the company's balanced scorecard.
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BBA
Finance
MBA
Marketing And Finance
7

CFO & Business Controller

  • Led refocusing of $50M business with a deteriorating customer base and inconsistent sales performance.
  • Increased net income by $2M and revenue by 25% within 12 months.
  • Generated $450K of annual income by leading cross-functional team in cross-licensing of patented manufacturing technology.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Business Administration
MBA
Business Administration
Taxation
8

Business Controller

Responsible for all financial reporting including budgets, cash flows, P/L, B/S.

  • Cultivated and maintained relationships with international distributors.
  • Interfaced with foreign agencies regarding country regulations.
  • Overcame monumental task of filing 5 years of unfiled tax returns.
  • Completely rebuilt and restructured company capitalization table consisting of 100+
  • Implemented completely new accounting system incorporating neglected records from previous administration.
  • Negotiated $2+ Million of old accounts payable down to $1 Million.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
Accounting And Psychology
Management
9

Business Controller

Controlled all financial activity for the $60 million water chemical division

  • Developed strategic plans and annual budgets for 28 manufacturing plants.
  • Directed over $500 thousand in cost savings activity for the division.
  • Managed 2 division controllers with total staff responsibility of 5 employees.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Management
MBA
Finance
10

Business Controller - Volume Operations

Managed planning and reporting of operating results and balance sheet for seven factories around the globe utilizing SAP and Essbase

  • Developed Volume Operations reporting package for management team
  • Managed and coordinated monthly forecast and short-term budgeting process
  • Completed the monthly close process for Volume Operations including booking and reviewing journal entries, pulling system reports, and analyzing operating results and account balances
  • Developed and prepared monthly scorecard reports with various financial and non-financial business measures for business units within Volume Operations
  • Designed and prepared monthly reports to improve efficiencies in the reporting process
  • Led benchmarking project to harmonize accounting practices among different factories worldwide
  • Reviewed accounting policies and practices in Volume Operations for compliance with GAAP
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
MS
Accounting

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