●Advise Financial and Executive Departments
The Business Controller serves as an adviser for both a company’s financial department and business leadership. This position uses their research, analysis and experience to develop business and financial recommendations, provide budget feedback, and assist leadership in key financial decisions, meaning that they play an important role in the company’s economic growth.
●Advise on Budget and Rolling Forecast Creation
Working with the finance department, the Business Controller uses financial analysis and forecasting to design and oversee the execution of the company budget. Following standard accounting procedures, the Business Controller ensures that the budget is properly administered and follows legal guidelines, and they provide budget feedback.
●Perform Financial Analysis
The Business Controller completes regular financial analysis, identifying and managing financial risk, completing financial research, performing economic and sales forecasting, analyzing a company’s sales and overall performance, and managing financial data. This financial analysis comes together to assist the company in decision-making.
●Report Financial Findings
After completing financial analysis, the Business Controller is responsible for reporting findings and working with financial partners to support financial decisions. This can involve completing regular financial reviews and delivering accurate financial reports, executing sales reports and developing and giving presentations. Also any internal control initiative involves PL account will be responsible for this position.