Financial Controller Job Description

A Financial Controller job description template to hire for your Finance department.

About the Financial Controller position

We are looking for a skilled Financial Controller who will be responsible for all aspects of financial management٫ including corporate accounting٫ regulatory and financial reporting٫ budget and forecasts preparation. Besides you will review and develop our internal control policies and procedures as well as perform financial risk management.


Financial Controller responsibilities are:

  • Review and organize the entire stack of company's accounting operations: BillingŮ« A/RŮ« A/PŮ« Cost AccountingŮ« Inventory Accounting and Revenue RecognitionŮ« GL and Counsel
  • Review existing technical accounting issues and develop measures to optimize them
  • Create and document business processes and accounting policies to optimize internal controls
  • Manage the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts and and prepare reports on the results
  • Oversee company's month-end and year-end close processes
  • Perform quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting
  • Oversee the preparation of regulatory reporting
  • Create timely monthly financial statements and present them to company's executives and top managers
  • Ensure the compliance with state reporting requirementsŮ« applicable laws and tax filings


Financial Controller requirements are:

  • 3+ years' experience of working on a Financial Controller position
  • Profound experience with accounting procedures and principles
  • Significant experience with general ledger functionsŮ« the month-end/year end close process and financial statements management
  • Good knowledge of accounting software and MS Office
  • Strong mathematical and administration skills
  • Professional certification such as CPA or CMA
  • BSc degree in Accounting or Finance

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