Write a paper from 8 to 10 pages on how they would apply the lessons of this course as a controller for an organization. You will not need to include every topic we discuss in class. The most important part of the paper is that you critically analyze how you would apply these concepts in practice.

Topics that need to be discussed:

Role of Controller

Importance of Strategy

Internal Control- the most important and the most detail for example: control of cash, control of inventory, control of liabilities and control of equity

Planning and control of capital assets

Financial impact of strategic plan

Controller’s role in mergers and acquisitions.