Corporate controllers oversee the accounting and financial reporting functions of a company and should have strong knowledge of GAAP and financial reporting. Businesses prefer candidates with a CPA, CGMA or CMA, a master’s degree in business administration and experience working in public accounting. The job typically requires 10 years of experience in finance and accounting, with five years in a managerial capacity. Managing accounts payable/accounts receivable, payroll and financial reporting transactionsPerforming analysis on financial results, trends, costs and budgetsPreparing forecast reports for income, expenses and earningsEnsuring that accounting activities are in compliance with GAAP and, if needed, IFRSPreparing tax schedules and returns and ensuring that corporate income tax compliance is accurateCreating and implementing policies and procedures to identify, resolve and document accounting issuesCreating procedures to make the close and reporting processes more efficient and accurate Submit your resume or request talent now and our expert recruiters will be with you shortly.Robert Half can assist you with your corporate controller recruitment needs.
ADP - Financial Services
Accounting Functions
Accounting Software Systems
Accounts Payable (AP)
Budget Processes
Salary for Corporate Controller in Knoxville, TN
$98,790 - $187,568
25th percentile
New to the role, with little or no experience; requires more than casual instruction or supervision to perform day-to-day duties
50th percentile
Has the experience to consistently perform core responsibilities without direct supervision; very comfortable with processes and subject matter associated with the role
75th percentile
Value to the organization goes far beyond the ability to perform normal job duties; has rare qualifications that enable consistent contribution in unique ways; ready for next career level when available
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