1 Credits: Personal Development
The 7 Habits of Effective Controllers discusses the top seven tasks that a controller should address in order to be the most effective. The suggestions cover a broad range of topics, including how to develop a system for eliminating transaction errors, the alternatives for eliminating reports, and pointing out financial problems to management. The course also notes how these recommendations vary from the typical controller job description.
Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Recognize the difference between being effective and efficient.
- Describe the issues involved in the adjustment of employee workloads.
- Recognize the positions that may be involved in closing the books.
- Specify the ways in which a controller can influence the cash flows of a business.
- Describe the contents of a controller’s job description.
August 8, 2022
There are no prerequisites.
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Meet The Experts
Steven M. Bragg, CPA, is a full-time book and course author who has written more than 250 business books and courses. He provides Western CPE with self-study courses in the areas of accounting and finance, with an emphasis on the practical application of accounting standards and management techniques. A sampling of his courses include the The New Controller Guidebook, The GAAP Guidebook, Accountants’ Guidebook, and Closing the Books: An Accountant’s Guide. He also manages the Accounting Best Practices podcast. Steven has been the CFO or controller of both public and private companies and has been a consulting manager with Ernst & Young and …