James Lindell, CPA


    Credit Info
  • NASBA Field of Study

  • Format

    On demand

  • Level


  • CPE Credit


  • Course acronym

  • Prerequisites

  • Course duration

    4 Hours

The Changing Role of the Controller: Advancing from Tactical to Strategic

Are you ready to take your role as controller to the next level while adding significant value to the organization? A successful Controller will go beyond financial statements, internal controls and general accounting to create new value for the organization. We’ll explore new additional roles that controllers are now accepting and outline a roadmap you can use to expand your role as a controller from simply internal process/transaction oriented to externally focused understanding of industry and macro trends.
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Topics discussed

Leadership vs. Management
Business and strategic planning processes
Corporate culture
Lean management techniques and processes
Recruiting, retaining and developing employees
Communications, listening and presentation skills
Managing “up” and how to master it
Business Strategy and the Controller
The need for increased efficiency and the application of Lean techniques
Application of best practices in the Accounting Department

Learning objectives

Differentiate between the value of the traditional controller and the business oriented controller.
Apply the definition of controllership in your company by integrating controllership into the larger financial and organization leadership function.
Distinguish the importance of the planning process and the Controllers respective role.
Apply lean techniques to the accounting department and the organization.
Determine how Servant Leadership increases the success of the controller.

Who will it benefit?

Controllers and Managerial Accounting