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Corporate Controllers are responsible for protecting the assets of a publicly traded company, as well as for forecasting and financial planning and reporting as those elements relate to the company. Example resumes of Corporate Controllers show such duties as training staff on established accounting systems and corporate reporting of accounts payables, receivables, and rent/dues collections, and establishing bank accounts and credit card payment processing systems for the company. While not required, applicants can list prior experience in public accounting and a CPA certification on their resumes. However, a bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or another closely related field is essential.

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Corporate Controller

Led the finance and control functions and business operations; invoicing, AR/AP, cash, payroll, travel, commercial billing and invoicing, government cost plus, FFP and T&M contracts. Developed budgets and forecasts for $400M in professional services, including three year business plans by lines of business

  • Primary interface for the due diligence process and prepared financial analysis and reporting packages.
  • Increased billing efficiency by 30% and instituted weekly working capital metrics
  • Improved cash flow through contract analysis and implementation of improved credit and collection procedures.
  • Saved $300K+ in payroll by leading the reorganization of group under a shared services design.
Candidate Info
34
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Accounting, Finance
MBA
Accounting, Finance
2

Corporate Controller

Manage overall accounting, payroll, human resources, and IT departments and functions and eight Senior Housing and Assisted Living communities with an annual budget of over $100M.

  • Formulate strategic plans, support tactical initiatives, and implement policies and procedures to execute cost-saving, risk management deliverables.
  • Designed and implemented an efficient budget template that saved over three months in the annual budget preparation time.
  • Supported the successful acquisition of four new Assisted Living communities and the sales-leaseback of $80M projects by providing accurate and timely transition logistics.
  • Achieved cost savings over $100K in administrative costs by implementing in-house payroll and benefit systems for over 600 employees.
  • Reduced trouble-tickets response time by 60%, saving over $40K in IT costs yearly by creating in-house IT team.
  • Consistently saving over $50K yearly on real property taxes through well-prepared tax appeals.
  • Successfully managed a total of $82M worth of Assisted Living construction projects to completion.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
BA
Accounting
MS
Community Health Care Management
PhD
Doctor of Philosophy
3

Corporate Controller

Directed all accounting activities including managing a team of six direct reports and external accountants, financial statement preparation, close, development and documentation of accounting policies and controls, software revenue recognition, credit, audits, equity, and general ledger transactions. Acting CFO for three months.

  • Provided financial planning and analysis, BOD packages, and cash management.
  • Managed 4 years of clean audits with 70% reduction in parent company audit fees.
  • 2010 early implementation of EIFT 08-01/09-03 covering software revenue recognition.
  • Upgraded the ERP system and streamlined consolidation of the company's international subsidiaries.
  • Established a sales orientated commission process and model with high customer satisfaction and savings of over 25%.
  • Selected and migrated equity to a cloud based solution (CapMx) from Excel.
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
MBA
Master of Business Administration
4

Corporate Controller

Managed GL, capital assets, AP, AR, payroll, banking, tax, Franchise, SEC reporting and SOX compliance for a 350 location, multi-state retail service firm generating $250 million in revenue.

  • Coordinated rollout of new management software/computer hardware upgrade to all operating locations.
  • Instituted new procedures in credit card processing, saving 40 hours per month in clerical time.
  • Updated several software packages in the corporate office and led training for the employees.
  • Established an updated purchasing program, saving over $200 thousand annually.
  • Developed new reporting system for operations - reducing express mail charges.
Candidate Info
52
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration
Business Administration
5

Corporate Controller

Recruited by the CEO of this $12 million retail business to manage all corporate accounting functions and staff. Managed all accounting functions, researched all trial balance discrepancies, prepared consolidations, and issued monthly financial statements with commentary for Executive Management and Owners.

  • Oversaw all aspects of Accounting Process including AP, AR, Payroll, Inventory Control, Cash Control, Online Banking, Bank Reconciliation, and Fixed Asset Management for all 6 companies.
  • Created and implemented a 5 day closing schedule, transitioning from a 15 day close, with accurate and timely financials provided to upper management on a monthly basis.
  • Managed 32 retail employees, as well as 5 accounting staff members.
  • Completed numerous clean financial, payroll, sales tax and workers compensation audits, and oversaw preparation of tax returns.
  • Developed/revamped many accounting systems and processes. Successfully implemented/supervised the transition to a new POS and accounting software.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
6

Corporate Controller

Directed a staff of 3 accountants, coordinating all Accounting functions of $30MM per year food manufacturing facility. Responsible for maintaining general ledger and associated ERP data and reporting financial performance results to the V.P. of Finance and CEO.

  • Reduced the time to complete the monthly close of the books from 10+ days to 3, on a consistent basis
  • Directed and participated in process improvements utilizing an ERP system an applying lean accounting techniques
  • Developed and implemented a data warehouse to record production downtime to detect trends in down-time and assign costs to the loss of production
  • Assisted with the development of cost drivers and cost structure
  • Performs reporting and analysis of cost drivers and performance measures through ERP system, Excel and Access
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Accounting
MA
Master of Arts
7

Corporate Controller

Supervised accounting and finance team, in a group of twelve, in US and Shenzhen, CHINA

  • Managed all accounting, tax and finance of eight subsidiaries in five countries
  • Compiled Board of Directors and management reports, and created automated reporting system to manage those reports
  • Coordinated consolidated financial statement audit of US and foreign entities
  • Created and implemented cash management system, and developed operating budget
  • Performed due diligence and post M&A integration of newly acquired companies
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Economics
MS
Accounting
MS
Real Estate & Urban Land Economics

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