Financial Manager Job Description

Skills, Responsibilities and Job Description Template for Financial Manager

Job Description

We are looking for a Financial Manager who can make reasonable assumptions based on their expertise, experience, and accumulated past data. Financial Manager should prepare detailed analyses of both business problems and opportunities.

The reports will be ultimately used to assist company’s senior management in making the major decisions that determine the company’s financial success.


  • Provide credibility for collecting, analyzing, and presenting financial information used to help company management make sound business decisions
  • Plan, develop, organize, implement, direct and evaluate the organization's fiscal function and performance
  • Provide detailed financial statements for different divisions within the company
  • Hire, train, motivate, and encourage the work of staff members, increasing productivity
  • Organize and accurately assign responsibilities, gauging the skills of staff members
  • Analyze the financial impact of a potential expansion or business acquisition
  • Budget preparation by identifying all costs associated with projects or divisions
  • Help strike the balance between what expenses can be reduced without lowering profits
  • Provide credibility for P&L reporting
  • Be an advisor on issues involving taxes, risk and cost management, financial planning, and forecasting
  • Deal with financial strategies set forth by the organization
  • Provide credibility for proper financial planning, control, and decision making

Skills and Qualifications

  • Proven experience as a Financial Manager
  • Experience in the financial sector with previous possible roles such as financial analyst
  • Extensive understanding of financial trends both within the company and general market patterns
  • Proficient user of finance software
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • Able to manage, guide and lead employees to ensure appropriate financial processes are being used
  • A solid understanding of financial statistics and accounting principles
  • Working knowledge of all statutory legislation and regulations
  • BS/MA degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics
  • Professional qualification such as CFA/CPA or similar will be considered a plus

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