Financial Controller Resume Sample Three

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Christopher Harris


An accounting and financial professional with 11+ years of experience in financial planning, analysis and accounting principles GAAP. Proven capacity to improve and maximize overall business and finance function integration through effective communication processes. An experienced self-starter, team player and problem-solver with keen attention to customer needs and details. An innovator with creative skills and experiences to improve overall business processes.


2005–2008 ABC Inc. Any Town, NY
Financial Controller

  • Report directly to CFO and provide insightful decision support.
  • Responsible for internal and external accounting, reporting, and financial analysis.
  • Analyze and report actual operating performance against budgets, forecasts and trends.
  • Perform trend and statistic analysis to increase utilization of company assets.
  • Developed sales forecast tool for global integration.
  • Improved financial ratio to above industrial average.
  • Fixed assets management, acquisition and disposal.
  • Managed, mentored, and developed a staff of 5.
  • Responsible for banking and auditing function.
  • Perform international financial statement reconciliation on quarterly and yearly basis.
  • Write and revise employee handbook, establish company policies.
  • In charge of inventory control, write off, min and max level, inventory turnover.

2003–2005 XYZ Corp. Any Town, NY
Financial Controller

  • Installed and programmed new ERP system (Deltek Vision) for accounting and project management
  • Created new procedures and reporting protocol for all branches.
  • Trained project managers and senior management in uses of the Deltek system reading management reports
  • Rolled out reporting tools directly for the managers for the first time in the firm’s history.
  • Work directly with PMs on budgets and project financials.
  • Took over key reporting functions from current Director of Finance, including preparing month end reports and analysis of statistics.
  • Reported directly to the CEO.
  • Oversight of 15 member staff in four offices.

1998–2003 BCD Inc. Any Town, NY
Financial Controller

  • Supervise activities; develop roles and incentives of Accounting Controls department. Personnel include Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable and Office Managers.
  • Oversee monthly & quarterly book closings and prepare internal financial statements for management review. Incorporate China subsidiary’s financial statements into company’s financial statements on a quarterly basis.
  • Keep outside accountant informed of changes and developments in business and work with accountant to update bookkeeping methods accordingly. Prepare books for yearend review by accountant.
  • Liaise with bank on daily activities, inclusive of wire transfers, ACH processing, credit line activities. Submit monthly borrowing base certificates and AR summary to bank to determine monthly borrowing eligibility.
  • Direct and design agenda of quarterly accounting and controls meetings.
  • Develop and continually improve departmental procedures and interdepartmental processes.
  • Authorize processing of payroll through third party company; coordinate with office manager on per pay period adjustments to payroll.
  • Forecast cash flows on weekly basis. Coordinate with various departments, accounting personnel accordingly to ensure cash needs are met.
  • Run customized sales and other reports to meet various needs of the company.


  • 1989–1991 New York Community College New York, NY
  • Associates Degree
  • 1993–1994 New York University New York, NY
  • Major: Accounting, Minor: International Business
  • 1995–1996 New York University New York, NY
  • Major: Accounting, Minor: International Business
    Interests Reading, power lifting, football, and computers.


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