Financials were rarely sought after. Everyone seems to be looking for them, and they have the jobs to choose from. Although the demand for all types of finance functions has risen sharply in recent years, you hear one term strikingly often: controllers. It is often wrongly thought that a business controller is a step up the career ladder for a financial controller when it concerns two entirely different functions. What exactly is the difference between a financial controller and a business controller? And what is expected in both roles?