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Controller
Our Controllers have extensive experience gained from a multitude of companies and industries to ensure that you have a capable resource to provide your company with unmatched excellence in financial reporting and accounting department management.

Our team of Controllers provide visibility to results and information required to make better financial decisions. They are well versed in multiple accounting systems including QuickBooks, Great Plains, NetSuite, Oracle, Sage, Navision, and many more systems.

A Controller is in charge of managing financial and accounting operations and reporting, for the purpose of greater financial visibility for the company. Financial visibility means information is relevant, insightful, timey, and accurate. This consultant oversees accounting supervisors and staff accountants to ensure accuracy and timeliness of processing.

Regardless of the size or state of your business, managing the accuracy and timeliness of your company’s financial performance is essential. Our Controllers accurately report the information and complete the necessary analyses required to provide you with the ability to make strategic financial decisions in a timely manner.

A Controller's focus is in on analysis including:
  • Cash Flow
  • Budgets
  • Forecasting
  • Vendor Selection
  • Internal Controls (checks & balances)
  • Internal Financial Visibility
  • Accounting Software Implementation

Controller Role: Analysis

Reports Analysis

Controllers are responsible to report financial results to ensure that strategic, timely decisions can be made for the success of the business. They are also required to analyze and report sales margins, cash forecasting, and other operational metrics.

Reports to:

  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Management & Leadership
  • Auditors
  • Accounting department

Compliance

Controllers are responsible for working with legal to maintain compliance with state, local, and federal law as it pertains to accounting and taxes. They are also responsible for keeping your financial reporting in compliance with accepted accounting rules.

Reports to:

  • Internal Revenue Service
  • State and Local tax authorities
  • Financial Statement Auditors

Financial Management

Controllers are responsible for overseeing vendor payments, customer collections, and overall cash management and forecasting. Controllers are also responsible for providing external parties with the financial results, where required.

Reports to:

  • Vendors
  • Banks & Creditors
  • Customers
  • Investors
  • Owners

With NOW CFO you can outsource a part-time solution with the same high qualifications for a fraction of the cost of a full-time employee. In fact this is our main value proposition. You only need a portion of our consultant’s time, but you get all of their experience and knowledge.

Specific Controller Duties

  • Prepare financial statements
  • Oversee accounting staff/department
  • Set up internal controls
  • Reconcile accounts
  • Cash flow and treasury management
  • Review trending and analyze accounts
  • Ad hoc Reporting
  • Audit preparation
  • Debt covenant reporting
  • Customize financial reporting
  • Create budgeting and oversight
  • Find areas for cost saving
  • Inventory management
  • Cost accounting
  • Vendor and customer management
  • Administer sales, commissions, and compensation plans
  • Oversee payroll
  • Project management
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