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A Finance Controller, or Business Controller, is directly responsible for the financial reporting provided by companies and organization via the analyzing of potential earnings and expenses and summarizing the company's financial standing in accordance with regulatory guidelines. Skills that are often highlighted on a Finance Controller's resume include maintaining banking relationships, coordinating activities with external auditors, and establishing and maintaining financial systems to verify the integrity of all systems. Typically, a sample Finance Controller resume will include a Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or another related field, like economics or business administration.

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1

Assistant Controller/corporate Secretary

Supervised daily and monthly preparation of net asset value and fund administration functions for four off-shore funds with over $500 million under management.

  • Controlled all aspects of corporate accounting and financial reporting activity for three entities.
  • Assisted the CEO and CFO with annual budget preparation and analysis.
  • Managed relationship with CPA firm for annual audit and tax engagements.
  • Organized meetings of the Board of Directors and Stockholders for four different entities.
  • Acted as Controller for London office for 1.5 years until a local accountant was hired.
  • Developed, documented and implemented internal control policies and procedures.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BBA
Accounting
MBA
Master of Business Administration
2

Chief Financial Officer

Chief Financial Officer
Reporting to the President, manage all financial, human resources and IT functions. (Staff of 6)

  • Increased credit line from $5.5 million to $10 million by adding major bank to the bank group.
  • Increased year-on-year cash flow by $2.7 million by reducing accounts receivable days by 25,
  • Reduced payroll process time from 2 days to
  • Act as in-house counsel managing all contracts with outside counsel. Cut legal fees in half.
  • Retained new insurance broker, increasing coverage while keeping premiums flat.
  • Implemented safety program with maintenance manager. Suggestions from Insurance Co.
  • Implemented company compliance with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
  • Developed acquisition strategy. Worked with consultants to develop long-term candidate
  • Close the books. Produce financial statements and tax returns with outside CPA firm.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
MBA
Master of Business Administration
Mm
3

Finance Controller

Reduced $5 billion of indirect spending through financial analysis, consumption reduction and contracting activities. Implemented SOX certification for procure-to-pay activities. Managed and developed international organization of 21 employees.

  • Defined and implemented business programs and contracting strategies that reduced indirect spending resulting in over $150 million annual cost savings
  • Drove actions to reduce organization HC by 25% and corporate spending by $165M
  • Implemented controls and procedures to insure SOX compliance and risk mitigation for procurement processes
  • Developed and managed worldwide finance organization of 21 professionals
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Economics
MA
Finance
4

Finance Controller

2B public semiconductors company with multiple manufacturing business units and a matrix reporting organization.
Responsible for all financial reporting for Fairchild, including board packages & external communications. Undertook various forecasts, annual plans, evaluated profitability of product lines and provided detailed flux analysis. Prepared various audit schedules for KPMG and signed off key controls for Finance. Reviewed and supervised the work of three senior reports and motivated the finance team for better performance.

  • Effectively worked with the CFO and Finance Director to generate strategic business plans, spending guidelines and helped reduce Opex spend by $3M in Q408
  • Created complex financial models to structure employee financial incentives and thereby efficiently matching company and individual performance
  • Provided MD&A analysis for SEC reporting and key financial metrics for press releases and quarterly guidance to the street
  • Prepared several audit schedules and signed off key controls for SOX and year end audits as part of successful annual audit by KPMG
  • Partnered with Quality and OpEx VP to structure department forecasting, enhance ROI analysis, capital & financial processes
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Finance & Accounting
MBA
Master Of Business Administration
Top Ten
5

Emerging Business Finance Controller

Finance Controller for Small and Medium sales segment generating $1.5B sales annually with 350K customers. Key member of executive leadership team responsible for "run the business". Designed and managed reporting and analysis of key operating metrics and business drivers resulting in optimized performance, overall business growth, and profitability. Collaborated with sales and marketing teams in developing quarterly executive operational reviews which featured key accomplishments and go to market plans. Drove sales productivity analysis and pipeline analysis which led to critical decision making for business optimization. Advised on large bid special pricing.

  • Launched a new sales sub-segment with minimal customer attrition during transformation.
  • Achieved 23% annual revenue growth rate in 2012 beating plan expectations.
  • Modeled revised operating metrics that increased revenue per customer by 15%.
  • Restructured sales quota methodology which improved linkage to business results.
  • Introduced sales funnel analysis which fostered 20% growth in large bid deals.
  • Awarded Vice President's Award for Controllership and Business Partnership.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BBA
Accounting
6

Finance Controller - Finance Director

Performed numerous functions improving performance of financial operations, including managing monthly financial statement and report preparation. Demonstrated expertise controlling and allocating cost center and ledger account expenses. Determined inventory valuation and cost-of-sales, as well as execution of physical inventory process. Prepared, reviewed and approved journal entries, allocations, accruals and financial reports. Performed analysis and prepared schedules for financial package support, tax department, auditors and management. Managed annual budgeting processes, understanding business priorities and factors driving business while supervising budget-model construction, accurately predicting expense and timing of costs.

  • Reduced overtime expense $10M by analyzing weekly budget matrix, identifying and resolving budget-to-actual discrepancies.
  • Monitored payroll allocation and volume, ensuring accuracy while proactively identifying and implementing payroll process improvements.
  • Reduced Selling, General and Administrative (SG&A) expenses 15% by developing Travel and Entertainment policy and procedure, ensuring defined controls.
  • Implemented Score Card reporting, providing financial and operational key metrics in consolidated, actionable format, ensuring performance improvement visibility by Executives and Field Managers.
  • Executed Inventory Control process, reducing inventory loss 33% annually versus previous year through process standardization, training and performance audit.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AS
Liberal Arts
BS
Business
7

Finance Controller

Oversaw all aspects of accounting operations and was responsible for corporate and shared services cost centers in Russia during a period of rapid growth ($40 million to $305 million) for a leading service company in the oil exploration industry. Partnered with the Country Director and 7 Product Line Managers to identify synergizes to enhance revenue and reduce cost. Supervised a team of 45 employees, groomed and developed young professionals in pursuit of positions of greater responsibility.

  • Limited head count growth by persuading management to adopt SAP as the primary ERP system - led country implementation.
  • Established a shared services center in Moscow.
  • Ensured business activities were conducted in accordance with the Company's Code of Conduct.
  • Held ultimate responsibility for US GAAP and statutory reporting, as well as SOX compliance.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
8

Finance Controller

Responsibilities include management of a $500M marketing budget and $200M Tech and Care budget

  • Worked with marketing and brand teams to re-prioritize / reduce spending to offset difficult market conditions
  • Completed productivity analyses to recommend alternative options for media spend
  • Partnered with marketing teams to drive various marketing partnerships to increase gross spending budget
  • Led Customer Experience and Cost of Dissatisfaction teams responsible for driving improved customer satisfaction and retention - resulted in $100M OpInc benefit in FY'06
Candidate Info
34
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Accounting
MBA
Financial Management
9

Sales Finance Controller and Team Lead

  • Managed four pricing analysts within $1B Education/Government segment
  • Reviewed and negotiated special pricing requests across four regions, covering 28 states, 80 sales people generating a $500M P&L
  • Led deal negotiations, tracked KPI metrics and targets, established and enforced pricing controls, analyzed risks, evaluated revenue recognition, and assessed contract compliance
  • Finance liaison within cross-functional teams driving acquisition integration initiatives (Wyse, SonicWall, Compellent, Force10)
  • Developed/presented quarterly Financial Acumen / Pricing training to 400+ Sales org
  • Voted Regional Controller of the Year 2012 by peers, Finance, and Sales Management teams
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BBA
Finance / Management Information Systems
10

Vice President of Finance & Controller - Direct Report to Company Owner

Successfully managed all accounting procedures and financial controls operations for 106 stores throughout the tri-state area. Total revenue of $80M with more than 800 employees.

  • Served as Chief Operating Officer when CEO was absent.
  • Managed Finance/Accounting Departments through company growth from 40 stores to 118.
  • Managed financial, bank reconciliation, annual reports, and payroll taxes
  • Analyzed corporate performance, and provided budget forecast.
Candidate Info
36
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
BS
Finance
MS
Accounting

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