Corporate Controller in Today's Environment: Part 1 (Completed)

Date: Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Instructor: Miles Hutchinson
Begin Time:  12:00pm Pacific Time
1:00pm Mountain Time
2:00pm Central Time
3:00pm Eastern Time
CPE Credit:  2 hours for CPAs

Keeping the books, managing the accounting department, assisting with issues of middle and senior management, communicating with staff, auditors, regulators and investors - how do you keep it all together? Spend just two hours and learn how to balance your role as historian, manager and communicator.

In this webcast, veteran Controller, Treasurer and CFO Miles Hutchinson, CGMA covers the core competencies of the Controller's role in this fast paced and constantly changing environment.

Who Should Attend
Accounting Managers, Controllers and those who aspire to become the Corporate Controller.

Topics Covered

  • The diverse roles of Corporate Controllers
  • Characteristics of the Controller Vs. the CFO Vs. the Treasurer, and what if there is no CFO or Treasurer
  • Roles and responsibilities, build your organizational plan and promote it
  • Core competencies of the successful controller — "What brought you here won't keep you here"
  • Core communication tools- understanding yourself and others is the key
  • Strategic Vs Controlling — which approach do you take? When & how often?
  • Dashboard Reporting — where to find the tools
  • Dealing with Auditors — identify the different approaches to use with Regulatory Vs. Financial Auditors

Learning Objectives

  • Identify, define and clarify the roles you accept as the Corporate Controller
  • Set reasonable boundaries for what you can accomplish and work within those constraints
  • Recognize when to outsource the work
  • Become a better communicator and strategist with leadership, employees, customers, vendors, lenders and investors


Instructional Method
Group: Internet-based

NASBA Field of Study
Business Management & Organization (2 hours)

Program Prerequisites
Experience as an accounting manager or controller.

Advance Preparation

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