Finance Manager Jobs

Finance Managers will provide full finance and accounting services for private and public sector organisations and financial advice and support to their clients to enable them to make sound business decisions.  Finance Manager jobs specific settings vary enormously and include huge multinationals, supermarket chains, financial institutions, NHS trusts, small manufacturing companies and universities.

Finance is at the root of all major business decisions. Clear budgetary planning is essential to be able to plan for the future, both short-term and long-term; companies need to know the financial implications of any decision before proceeding.

Financial manager jobs may also be known as financial analysts or business analysts.  The job encapsulates every financial decision to ensure the smooth running of a company's financial responsibilities.

What experience to gain in Financial Management Jobs

Financial services experiences that set you apart, will be previous jobs in areas such as Finance Assistant, Finance Officer, Finance Clerk.

Management jobs may vary slightly, depending on the size of the organisation.  In larger companies the role is more concerned with strategic analysis, in smaller organisations a financial manager may be responsible for the collection and preparation of accounts as well as the interpretation of them. Many companies operate multifunctional teams where the financial manager is responsible for a particular division or function.  Other financial managers look after a range of departments/functions.

With experience, Financial Managers will share financial data insights to enable smarter business decisions and also conduct regular reviews of internal financial systems.

Finance Manager jobs typical activities include:

  • providing and interpreting financial information;
  • business modelling and forecasting;
  • monitoring performance and efficiency;
  • analysing change and conducting risk assessment;
  • participating in strategic planning;
  • formulating long-term business plans;
  • researching and reporting on factors influencing business performance;
  • pricing and competitor analysis;
  • developing complex finance models;
  • assessing the financial implications of new or existing ventures;
  • preparing accounts;
  • overseeing budgetary control;
  • monitoring cash flow;
  • liaising with other members of the team and across the business;
  • supervising other staff.

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