In addition to demonstrating a thorough understanding
of key accounting, analytical, budgeting and forecasting skills, a controller in
todayís business environment must be able to apply management and leadership
skills on a daily basis. A controller is viewed as an indispensable resource for
key executives and top management, and needs to be successful at supervising and
motivating staff, consistently deliver accurate and understandable reports for
internal and external distribution and communicate effectively with all levels
of the company.
This highly informative and practical one-day seminar
is designed specifically for accountants, controllers, finance and accounting
managers, financial analysts, tax managers and budget directors seeking a
comprehensive overview of the controllerís job. The materials and presentations
will allow participants to recognize all elements of effective controllership,
and provide the knowledge and skills necessary to confidently interact with key
executives and influence business decisions on a regular basis.
8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
B. Controllerís Management Role
C. Managing The Accounting Department
10:00 a.m. - 10:10 a.m.
10:10 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
II. Balance Sheet Management
A. Cash Management
B. Accounts Receivable Management
C. Inventory Management
D. Managing Accounts Payable
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
III. Planning And Reporting
A. Business Planning
C. Evaluating Proposed Capital Expenditures
D. Obtaining Financing
E. Management Reporting
2:30 p.m. - 2:40 p.m.
2:40 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
IV. Other Key Roles And Issues
A. Corporate Tax Administration And Planning
B. Managing Business Insurance
C. Executive Tax And Financial Planning
D. Personnel Management
E. Systems Management
F. Facilities Administration
G. Contemporary Issues
4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
V. Questions And Answers