Career outlook for finance manager
Average UK salary
Currently employed in Scotland
What's it like?
As a finance manager, you would plan and oversee the financial information for your company or organisation. You would be responsible for maintaining the integrity of financial accounts and reporting suspected breaches of conduct.
In this role, you would work directly with others. You could be working with people within your company or other businesses. You would advise customers or colleagues on your company's financial policies.
Through your duties, you will manage all financial information for your organisation. You will:
- report to the Chief Financial Officer
- ensure financial regulatory standards are met
- monitor processes and procedures for accounting and financial reporting
- lead the finance team
- prepare financial information for review – for your company or other organisations that oversee financial regulations.
- work with Government bodies such as HMRC
- be responsible for tax information
- oversee management accounting and budgetary processes
You'll need to have good attention to detail. You’ll keep up to date on market information and financial regulation.
UK employment status
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- Verbal communication
- Working with technology
- Written communication
- Problem solving
- Working with numbers
- Attention to detail
- Taking initiative
- Taking responsibility
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