The Controller looks after the general finances of a company. They’re responsible for processes, payroll, inventory and compliance. They will have a great overview and idea of a company’s financial position and will use this knowledge to create reports and advise on future moves.
Essential parts of a Financial Controller’s job description:
- A Financial Controller will work closely with Auditors, Accountants and other members of the finance team to collect, analyse and report on financial information.
- They generally also work closely with managers or C-Level executives to provide insight into the company’s financial performance.
- A Controller can help to advise on financial matters for the company, from taking on a high salary position to investing in a new area.
- They can typically be hired in any growing SME business or can work for external agencies to consult with businesses.