Stefan Schnell, Head of Controlling at BASF, defines four Controller roles, many of which are also described by Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Jürgen Weber (Europe’s leading expert in the field of Controlling). The future Controlling roles can be summarized as follows:
- „Business Partner“, who acts entrepreneurially and gives financial business advice.
- „Pathfinder“, who scouts new trends and technologies, bridges business with IT and the data scientiests and drives Controlling transformation.
- „Guardian“, who monitors performance targets, gives guidance in governance processes and performs internal process controls.
- „Service Expert“, who manages effective and efficient Controlling processes and improves workflows continuously.
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