Qualifications to Become a Controller

Controllers must have at least bachelor's degrees in business, finance or economics.

Controllers must have at least bachelor's degrees in business, finance or economics.

Companies wouldn't know as much about their financial statuses without controllers, who are the chief accounting officers in government agencies, manufacturers, institutions and securities firms. They analyze financial reports such as income statements and balance sheets, oversee department budgets and ensure companies operate efficiently. If you are interested in becoming a controller, you will need to get a formal education and fulfill some basic requirements. In return, you can earn a six-figure income.

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2016 Salary Information for Financial Managers

 

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