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Controller (General) Resume

A Controller or Business Controller, as popularly known is responsible for controlling the finances of the organization. He/she is responsible for monitoring the accounts departments, financial planning, monitoring the usage of finances, formulate objectives and goals pertaining to finance, etc. This is a generic role and at times, clashes with the job responsibilities of a Financial Manager. Some organizations might have a Finance Manager above a Business Controller or would have a Business Controller position only, who would oversee the finances of the organization. The controller (general) resume sample given below will help understand better. It will help us understand the job responsibilities associated with the said position, and the professional resume format for putting forth one's candidature for the same.

General Controller Resume Sample

Anna .K. Lexus
1025 Port Street
Bristol, VA 23112
Ph: 808-805-0101

Career Objective:

Having thorough expertise in financial management and controlling the finances of the organization independently, assuring utmost efficiency of the same, looking for suitable opportunities at senior levels. Willing to take up additional and higher responsibilities and work in a challenging environment.

Career Summary:

Have been in the said field for almost 5 years, and am thorough with the duties and responsibilities of a Controller, and its effects on the overall finances of the organization. Have excelled at maintaining the organizational finances effectively assuring utmost efficiency of this vital resource.

Summary of Skills:

  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good analytical and intuitive skills
  • Good at planning and coordination
  • Thorough with financial planning procedures, implementation, reviewing, and analysis of the same
  • Thorough with all the tax related procedures, bank formalities, etc., pertaining to financial resource management of the organization
  • Hard working and self-motivated

Core Competencies:

  • Thorough with the accounting principles, audit, and budgeting
  • Good at multi tasking
  • Thorough in preparing and analyzing financial reports
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work calmly even under pressure

Professional Experience:

Current Employer: JSM Automobiles
Designation: Controller - Finance & General
(2009-till date)

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Report to the Plant Head
  • Responsible for planning the finances of the organization, maintaining proper records pertaining to the same, making proper financial reports, etc.
  • Responsible for preparing balance sheets, audit related documents, handling the audit procedures, budgeting, etc.
  • General Controller
  • Responsible for maintaining a record of all the resources, inventories, schedules, etc., of the organization
  • Responsible for monitoring the productivity of different departments
  • Responsible for monitoring effective resource utilization of the organization
  • Responsible for allocating resources, updating inventory, coordinating with different departments to understand their requirements, troubleshoot issues pertaining to the same, etc.
  • Monitor the efficiency of the workers in the plant

Previous Work Experiences:

ZYX Automobile Manufacturing
Designation: Jr. Controller - Finance

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for maintaining the financial reports and records of the organization
  • Assisting in analyzing the financial plans of the organizations and working towards increasing its effectiveness
  • Assist in budgeting and planning of financial resources
  • Assist in audit and tax related procedures
  • Responsible for bookkeeping and accountancy

ZYX Automobile Manufacturing
Designation: Accountant

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for bookkeeping
  • Responsible for issuing bills, collecting receivables, making payments, etc.
  • Responsible for making balance sheets
  • Responsible for preparing all the documents pertaining to financial audit of the organization


  • Masters in Commerce (M.Com), St. Pope's University - 2006
  • Bachelors of Commerce (B.Com), St. Pope's University - 2004
  • Diploma in Computer Accounting - 2004

Computer Skills:

  • Well acquainted with MS Office, expertise in MS Excel, SAP, etc.
  • Well acquainted with various statistical tools

Extra Curricular Activities:

  • Active participation in cultural and sports fest in High School
  • Member of the Student's Committee during Graduation


Looking for suitable opportunities in Bristol, Richmond, Alexandria, and Portsmouth


Available on request

Anna .K. Lexus

The sample controller resume given above helps us understand the job role of a financial and general controller. It also gives a ready resume template that helps in drafting a resume with ease. Make use of the same, and draft a resume to put forth your candidature for the said position.

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