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January 2015
Financial Controller:
Get your systems and controls in order. Make sure your staff understand the importance of their work including timing and detail.
January 2015
"Madhouse Life."
Financial Controller:
Pros: The networks in/out of office.
Cons: Pressure from directors(unethical)
February 2015
"Know business structure well."
Financial Controller:
Know business structure well.
February 2015
"Technology Finance Business Partner."
Financial Controller:
This role is not the same as shared services finance controlling, the whole opex planning, actuals tracking, financial reporting, maintain controls, Financial modelling, Deal analysis, assumptions to charge back technology expenditure to other LOB's. Being a spoc for APAC it finance role has got a high end significance to partner with APAC CIO and CAO on the vendor negotiations projects and monthly financials walk through. Career path next level is Business Unit line Controller.
February 2015
"How to read the economy."
Financial Controller:
Watch the cycles of the economy & how they effect business. Use technology to it's fullest. Build your team to function as one.
March 2015
"Lots of hours."
Financial Controller:
Plan on working lots of hours in this job.
March 2015
"Continue to Grow and Learn."
Financial Controller:
Always continue to improve your knowledge and skills. Always make sure you are valuable to your current employer and marketable to future employers. Make sure you also provide balance in your life. We work to live, not live to work.