Business Controller

Business Controller Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Business Controller to join our team.


  • On behalf of finance, lead the quarterly EAC process to ensure an accurate at-completion projection of significant projects;
  • Assist the CFO with special projects as required;
  • Establish and maintain key stakeholder relationships, especially with the Program/Project Management team to ensure they are fully supported;
  • Lead monthly close process for the company and prepare timely GAAP-compliant financial statements;
  • Manage the treasury process to ensure a current view of liquidity and cash needs;
  • Main point of contract for external and internal audits. Responsible for coordinating information or stakeholders in supporting the process;
  • Establish or modify new policies and procedures to ensure the back-office supports a rapidly growing business;
  • Develop annual provisional indirect rates. Monitor and update during the year as required;
  • Serve in a leadership role in the annual budget process and update of the business financial forecast as required;
  • Coordinates eVigilant information for annual corporate tax filing or local business tax filings;
  • Develop and update meaningful metrics and reporting tools that can facilitate decision-making;
  • Develop new or enhanced financial models to support changing business needs;
  • Develop detailed understanding of critical business processes and challenge operations team to identify areas for financial performance improvement;
  • Proactively engage business management to achieve financial and business goals;
  • Participate in the development of monthly, quarterly and annual reporting and analysis to support business unit needs and initiatives.


  • Proven ability to work in a team oriented environment;
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant Accounting and FP&A experience;
  • BS/BA in Accounting required;
  • Independent worker who is able to work well with minimal supervision;
  • Clear written and verbal communication skills;
  • Possess a thorough understanding of financial statements and relationships between income statement, balance sheet and cash flow statements;
  • Extensive accounting experience;
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel;
  • Organized and flexible – ability to manage multiple projects/assignments while meeting deadlines;
  • ERP experience a must.