What is a typical workday like at a financial controller job?

During a typical day at a financial controller job, a financial controller will work hand in hand with many finance professionals from his or her company. The financial controller will have meetings and look at multiple financial reports from different departments. He or she is in charge of setting important financial policies for the company and overseeing the day-to-day operations of this area. The controller has to work with the accounting department, the auditing department and possibly the bookkeepers. The controller will also work closely with company executives to fill them in on the financial news from the company.