Accounting and financial controllers are key executives in companies and organizations of all sizes, across all industries, in all countries and continents. In small and medium-size businesses (SMB), controllers often report to the president or CEO. In large or enterprise organizations, controllers are typically the top accounting executive.

Following are controller statistics for the United States and globally that reinforce the importance of this title and role.

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Meet the CFO - Interview Series - Shannon NashWebinar Thursday, September 29

The next interview in the series features Shannon Nash, CFO of Wing, the drone delivery unit of Google parent company Alphabet. Shannon is a CPA, and a recovering attorney with a JD.