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Financial Controller Job Description

A Financial Controller is a role of substantial responsibility and accountability.  Reporting directly to the Managing Director, Financial Director, or Chief Financial Officer, this position involves a broad spectrum of operational responsibilities and requires a wide range of knowledge and experience.

The Financial Controller is tasked with overseeing the extensive variety of duties undertaken by the finance department, including setting targets and supporting individual departments to create and maintain their budgets.

The role of a Financial Controller is to maintain all financial systems, identifying areas that require improvement and implementing necessary changes to support business development.

Outlined below are a number of standard duties that this job role entails.  Tailored job descriptions are prepared for each vacancy registered with Accountancy Recruit and specific responsibilities that relate to your business will be included.

Key responsibilities:

A Financial Controller’s daily duties may include the following activities:

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