A financial controller is a senior-level executive who acts as the head of accounting and oversees the preparation of financial reports, such as balance sheets and income statements.
In addition to preparing reports, the controller's responsibilities may also include compliance audits, monitoring internal controls, participating in the budgeting process, and analyzing financial data to varying degrees.
Who's This For?
Hire a controller if you:
Want verification and supervision of your bookkeepers and accountants
Want to ensure financial reports are accurate
Need someone to oversee the close of each financial period
Desire stronger processes to avoid mistakes, fraud, and security breaches
Need someone to assist the CPA during tax season
Are ready to hand-off your involvement in accounting