CONTINUING EDUCATION FOR TAX & FINANCIAL PROFESSIONALS

Controller's Role in Payroll, Budget, and Management

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Credits
CPE Credits
6 Credits: Accounting

Course Description

This course provides an overview of some of the controller’s most essential responsibilities. You’ll learn what is expected from a controller, how to set up and structure your department, and how to implement new systems. Special attention is paid to departmental management, payroll management, budgeting, capital budgeting, and the selection and installation of computer systems. These topics all fall under the responsibility of the controller, and each requires unique management and implementation techniques. As a whole, this course will help you set your department up to succeed on a range of issues, beginning with your first day on the job.

This course covers material also contained in The New Controller Guidebook.

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

Chapter 1

  • Describe the role of the controller and the chief financial officer, and the activities to address during the controller’s first days on the job

Chapter 2

  • Describe how to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the payroll department, as well as how to account for common payroll transactions

Chapter 3

  • Explain the techniques available for improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the work flow of the accounting department

Chapter 4

  • Describe how the various components of the budget are assembled to create a complete budget package

Chapter 5

  • Explain the various methods for reviewing and subsequently evaluating a capital budgeting proposal

Chapter 6

  • Describe the steps required to select and install an accounting computer system

Course Specifics

Course ID
1143401
Revision Date
May 5, 2020
Advanced Preparation

None

Compliance information

NASBA Provider Number: 103220

Course Instructor

Steven M. Bragg Headshot
Steven M. Bragg, CPA

Steven M. Bragg, CPA, is a full-time book and course author who has written more than 70 business books. 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 an auditor with …

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Controller's Role in Payroll, Budget, and Management

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Format
CPE CREDITS
6 Credits: Accounting

$174.00$204.00

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Icon_Self-Study
Self-Study
Icon_Level
Overview
Credits
CPE Credits
6 Credits: Accounting

Course Description

This course provides an overview of some of the controller’s most essential responsibilities. You’ll learn what is expected from a controller, how to set up and structure your department, and how to implement new systems. Special attention is paid to departmental management, payroll management, budgeting, capital budgeting, and the selection and installation of computer systems. These topics all fall under the responsibility of the controller, and each requires unique management and implementation techniques. As a whole, this course will help you set your department up to succeed on a range of issues, beginning with your first day on the job.

This course covers material also contained in The New Controller Guidebook.

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

Chapter 1

  • Describe the role of the controller and the chief financial officer, and the activities to address during the controller’s first days on the job

Chapter 2

  • Describe how to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the payroll department, as well as how to account for common payroll transactions

Chapter 3

  • Explain the techniques available for improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the work flow of the accounting department

Chapter 4

  • Describe how the various components of the budget are assembled to create a complete budget package

Chapter 5

  • Explain the various methods for reviewing and subsequently evaluating a capital budgeting proposal

Chapter 6

  • Describe the steps required to select and install an accounting computer system

Course Specifics

Course ID
1143401
Revision Date
May 5, 2020
Advanced Preparation

None

Compliance information

NASBA Provider Number: 103220

Course Instructor

Steven M. Bragg Headshot
Steven M. Bragg, CPA

Steven M. Bragg, CPA, is a full-time book and course author who has written more than 70 business books. 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 an auditor with …

Steven M. Bragg, CPA Read More »

Controller's Role in Payroll, Budget, and Management

Expert Instructors
Format
CPE CREDITS
6 Credits: Accounting

$174.00$204.00

Clear