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Financial Controllers' duties include supervising the finance team, managing budgets and cash flows, implementing accounting processes, preparing payroll documents and financial analysis, among others. Furthermore, other responsibilities for this role are issuing periodic financial reports and mitigating financial risks. In our experience, good resume examples mention a Bachelor's Degree in business administration or accounting and various certifications proving an interest for lifelong learning and professional development. Employers prefer resumes which showcase strengths such as previous financial experience, accounting software expertise and good Excel skills.

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1

Financial Controller

Processed cash receipts & disbursements of up to $50,000 per project

  • Approved significant monetary transfers exceeding $1,000 in an effor to prevent fraud
  • Responsible for company's electronic banking activities with up to $5,000 in daily transaction
  • Worked directly with the managers to forecast project expenses and prepare budget report
  • Prepared payment schedules, bank reconciliations, and monthly internal financial reports to assist managers with planning
  • Proofread and edited journal entries prior to posting to ensure accuracy, discovered errors which saved the company thousand of dollars
  • Supervised and managed three team members
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Graphic Design
MA
Finance
2

Financial Controller

Maintained accounting systems to consolidate all revenue and expense transactions

  • Prepared budgets, forecasts, and financial statements on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis
  • Supported compliance to the InterContinental Hotel Group and regulatory bodies on a federal/state level
  • Managed relationships with major vendors (re-negotiated contracts resulting in 17% decrease in expenses)
  • Handled tax matters with the IRS, the FTB, and the other taxing authorities (initiated real property tax disputes resulting in over 28% decrease in assessed tax amounts)
  • Fielded and responded to all financial inquiries from potential domestic/international investors
  • Responsible for cash management/cost containment and revenue management (average room rates up by average of 10.4% YOY for Jan 2010-present)
  • Oversaw foreign subsidiaries on various financial matters, dealt with tax disputes with the foreign tax agencies, and participated in an overseas labor consulting project
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
C
Accredited
BA
Business Administration
MBA
Fully Employed Program
3

Financial Controller

Controlled Cash flow, approved payments, spoke with bank representatives about credits, credit lines, overdrafts, and other finance related activities and had general control over a budget of $520M.

  • Recommended to board operational effectiveness improvements based on analysis of a range of operational data with many ideas accepted resulting in notable savings.
  • Prepared and presented a broad range of analysis and strategies to the chairman of the Board, Management board and the highest [company name] representatives.
  • Negotiated reduction of interest rates for all credit lines by 0.35% and credits by 0.5% leading to annual savings of approximately $300K.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Economics And Management
MA
Master of Arts
MA
Economics And Management
4

Financial Controller

Facilitated all aspects of accounting, inventory control and banking amidst U.S. and Panama companies.

  • Consistently completed all assigned projects amidst strict deadlines.
  • Sustained superior vendor relations with 100% satisfaction and followed through with all problem resolutions.
  • Preformed all bookkeeping to include; creating all monthly invoices and receivables
  • Maintained all liability and property insurance.
  • Supervised all aspects of the company partially devoid of owner involvement.
  • Designed and installed all accounting process for companies to accurately maneuver in business with minimal supervision.
Candidate Info
30
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
5

Financial Controller

Implemented cost reductions through the elimination of wasteful expenses, improvement in process efficiencies and formal budgeting practices saving $5 - 10,000 per month

  • Generated and presented weekly update of Accounts Receivables and Payables to management outlining Profits/Losses and preparing Year End Accounts for Tax Filing. Liaison with CPA and Auditors.
  • Acted as the liaison with bankers, insurers and solicitors regarding financial transactions
  • Reported on variances with budget to management and prepared annual company accounts and reports
  • Managed customs releases of garment import worth $25 million annually and negotiated terms with Customs brokers
  • Arranged for distribution and logistics of imports to retails such as Wal-Mart, Target and other buyer's warehouses.
  • Administered online banking functions and International and Domestic wire transfers
  • Reconciled Banks on daily basis and book Inventory monthly with warehouse.
Candidate Info
35
years in
workforce
15
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
6

Financial Controller Senior

Managed the loan loss reserve (LLR), troubled debt restructuring (TDR), and real estate owned (REO) processes for Multifamily loans, including key controls, journal entries, reconciliations, analytics, reporting, and audit requests

  • Executed the FAS 5 and FAS 114 model, provided analysis, and conducted governance meetings for the LLR process with executive management
  • Reviewed loan modification details to assess proper accounting classification under FAS 114 and TDR guidance
  • Streamlined the REO process by implementing excel based end user computing (EUC) spreadsheets, downgrading key controls based on the corporate materiality threshold, enhancing process flows, creating procedures and updating accounting implementation manuals, and enhancing reporting for business users
  • Produced Audit Committee and SEC regulatory reporting for Multifamily LLR, TDR, and REO
  • Conducted accounting policy implementation and new external reporting system training for the department
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
BS
Accounting
7

Financial Controller

Responsible for the integrity of the business' financial reporting to Interbrand Group and Company management.

  • Managed and supervised the day-to-day operations of the finance team.
  • Reviewed the P&L and balance sheet on a monthly basis as well as underlying account reconciliations to ensure integrity of the data and identify potential cost savings.
  • Produced monthly dashboard reports for tracking key performance metrics including profitability and utilization.
  • Reviewed working capital and cash flow, oversaw debt collections to ensure timely payment from clients.
  • Collaborated with the CFO on analysis and preparation of the annual plan and quarterly reforecasts.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Magna
8

Financial Controller - Department Head

Developed, tracked and managed annual budget for labor union encompassing 20 departments

  • Maintained and presented financial reports to Board of Directors and Executive Staff
  • Prepared financial reports for outside accounting firm
  • Managed the preparation of Department of Labor filings and other governmental reports as required
  • Managed assets of eleven funds associated with the local chapter
  • Directed the Membership and Treasury Departments including; supervision of membership application process, maintenance of historical records, member statements, collection of dues, reconciliation of member accounts, dues receipts and dues banking accounts reconciliation
  • Administered Local's payroll, tenant leases and equipment leases
  • Supervised staff of six
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BBA
Bachelor of Business Administration
9

Financial Controller

  • Monitored and recorded all cash accounts, and performed reconciliations for said accounts
  • Oversaw all financial aspects of a $400,000 facility renovation, including the bid/proposal process
  • Handled all A/P check runs and issues that arose with vendors and subcontractors
  • Handled all A/R aging reports and reporting requirements for federal and state agencies
  • Assisted in the preparation and presentation of financial statements and financial statement disclosures
  • Provided miscellaneous managerial and accounting support to two other organizations when needed, per the president of all three organizations
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
BS
Business Administration

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