Business Controller (Remote)
Remote, Remote - United States

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Job Summary:

The Business Controller will oversee the internal reporting of financial and performance measures for the Pinkerton Enterprise Clients (PEC) region based on defined business objectives. The Controller assists Pinkerton line managers in the achievement of increased profitability and interpretation of financial data analysis while developing forecasts and budgets and ensuring revenue accuracy and cost management. This position will be remote and candidates can be located anywhere in the Pacific, Mountain, or Central time zones within the United States.

Essential Functions:

  1. Represent Pinkerton's core values of integrity, vigilance, and excellence.
  2. Partner with all members of Region Managed Services team to advance current and future business objectives.
  3. Monitor progress against business objectives throughout the year and provide in-depth analysis and interpretation of financial data to report on progress of the region and its profit centers compared against business plan targets.
  4. Direct region financial controls and internal reporting and participate in the development of the annual region business plan and budget.
  5. Develop forecasts of revenue and expenses based on current and projected conditions, prepare forecast reports, and submit to senior management.
  6. Oversee and coordinates financial programs for funding new and continued operations in order to increase productivity and maximize profitability.
  7. Interpret budgets and operating data for line management within the region and advise management on matters such as effective use of resources and assumptions underlying budget forecasts.
  8. Provide recurring, and ad-hoc reports as required on financial and performance measures.
  9. Analyze and interpret financial and operating data for line management, including performance benchmark reporting, cost analyses, market niche reporting, profitability analyses, performance assessments, contract pricing analyses, wage analyses, and other reporting, as required.
  10. Analyze and interpret trends, identify and communicate loss trends, recommend corrective actions to stem immediate shortfalls while addressing long-term profitability issues.
  11. Examine records of past and present operations, review historical cost data and prior estimates against realized revenues, and analyze administrative commitments and obligations incurred to project future revenue and expenses.
  12. All other duties, as assigned.

Education, Experience, and Certifications:

MBA and a minimum of seven years of progressively responsible business experience involving financial management or corporate risk management experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the essential functions of the job, as determined by the company. Pinkerton is an inclusive employer who seeks candidates with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.


  • Understanding of service industry cost and profitability drivers.
  • Able to manage financial controls and reporting processes.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of accounting principles, and of legal and ethical business practices.
  • Able to effectively analyze financial and operational data.
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to synthesize complex business/financial data and develop appropriate solutions.
  • Successful planning and organizational skills.
  • Effective verbal, written and executive presentation skills.
  • Customer focused and results orientated.
  • Proficient in effectively interacting with individuals at all organizational levels and across diverse cultural backgrounds.
  • Serve as valuable member and collaborative leader of complex project teams.
  • Computer skills; Microsoft Office and financial systems.

Working Conditions:

With or without reasonable accommodation, requires the physical and mental capacity to effectively perform all essential functions;

  • Regular computer usage.
  • Occasional reaching and lifting of small objects and operating office equipment.
  • Frequent sitting.
  • Travel, as required.

Salary & Benefits Information:
Rate of pay: $135000 - $145000 / year.

Benefit options include employer-paid life and AD&D, voluntary life and AD&D, medical, (HSA) Health Savings Account, (FSA) Flexible Savings Account, dental, vision, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(K), paid time off (vacation, personal, sick, and holidays) and several employee assistance-related programs. This information provides a brief benefit overview. Upon the acceptance of an employment offer, the new employee will receive comprehensive plan details based on specific eligibility rules.

Pinkerton is an equal opportunity employer to all applicants and positions without regard to race/ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital/prenatal status, pregnancy/childbirth or related conditions, religion, creed, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any protected status by local, state, federal or country-specific law.

*Current employees include Pinkerton and all Securitas divisions.