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The Job of the CFO & Controller

Bob Whitten — Managing Partner, SMA Consulting
May 17th at 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM, Room: Ballroom 2

The Job of the CFO/Controller

The financial leader of every homebuilding company goes by a variety of titles.  There are some general job duties and even preferred personaility trait differences in the classical titles of Controller and CFO (Chief Financial Officer).  In this session, we will be exploring the differences and what they mean in terms of the job descriptions and the hiring process and the way that these positions morph as a company grows from  one revenue volume to the next.  Former Wayne Homes CFO Bob Whitten will lead this discussion and review the roles and duties and compensation levels of the head financial person at various revenue levels.  Title sounds boring but don't miss this impactful discussion on how magnify your success by understanding the needs and expectations of this key organizational role. 

What You Will Learn:

  • What volume is necessary for the builder to have both a Controller and a CFO on staff
  • The compensation ranges for the head accounting/financial person (regardless of title) at various revenue levels.
  • The personaility trait profile differences between the role of the Controller and the CFO. 
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May 15-17, 2019