Financial Controller Job Description

Skills, Responsibilities and Job Description Template for Financial Controller

Job Description

We are looking for a Financial Controller who will manage and improve all aspects of our financial operations. This role will carry direct P&L responsibility, and require the individual to have a strong working knowledge of accounting principles, corporate finance, and general business management.

This position requires excellent communication, an ability to think critically and creatively, an attention to detail and a team-oriented attitude.


  • Producing accurate, timely GAAP-compliant income statements, balance sheets, and statements of cash flow on a monthly basis
  • Oversee and coordinate all financial activities and personnel
  • Create forward-looking financial projections
  • Facilitate efficient financial operations and controls, including but not limited to the areas of A/P, A/R, vendor payments, payroll expenses, cash management, income recognition, and month-end closeouts
  • Serve as primary contact for external bookkeepers and accountants

Skills and Qualifications

  • At least 3 years of experience at an accounting firm
  • Licensed, active and practicing CPA
  • Experience working with and producing GAAP-compliant financial statements
  • Accounting discipline, coupled with an entrepreneurial drive
  • Quick learner and critical thinker who can re-assess new strategies and opportunities while learning about the new industries we expand into

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