Finance Manager Job Description

Finance Manager job description will consist of the role, responsibilities, qualifications and technical or soft skills required



A Finance Manager should be able to evaluate daily financial operations and then advise and direct senior management on future financial strategies. Along with overseeing year-end audits, GST reporting, and other tax-related tasks, they also have to make sure that internal controls and procedures are followed in accordance with national and IFRS standards.


  • Maintain proper ledgers and make sure that overall financial accounting and reporting is accurate
  • Define and monitor the company's key performance indicators (KPIs), working with other divisions to find solutions
  • Do routine in-depth analyses of financial data and prepare monthly financial analysis reports for budgets, spending, and accounts payables and receivables, etc.
  • Create and carry out a budgeting, forecasting, and reporting plan
  • Make wise investments in assets that will yield the highest profits
  • Stay updated with latest changes in accounting standards / legislation on reporting and create awareness among the team


  • Prior experience in similar position
  • In depth knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Ability to develop, analyses and effectively interpret financial information to be able to turn data into insights that lead to driving business decisions
  • Experience in using financial planning software such as Microsoft Office, SAP, Sage etc.
  • Ability to manage a wide variety of stakeholders and deliver consistent results, while maintaining a high level of integrity and discretion in handling confidential information

Soft Skills

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Possess approachable and confident personality
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent business judgment, analytical, and decision-making skills


  • Experience in handling multiple entities

Promotion Stage

Finance Director, Treasurer/ VP of Finance, Chief Financial Officer

Salary Range (in USD)

$69,000 - $200,000 per year


  • A Bachelor’s or Master Degree In Accounting, Finance, Economics or in an equivalent field
  • Professionally qualified as CPA/CFA/ACCA or equivalent

Reports To

Finance Director

Key Skills

Microsoft Office, SAP, Sage, Oracle EBS

Other articles you might like

Software Developer

Data Engineer

Data engineers are responsible for using machine learning techniques to build and maintain structure..

Learn more

Software Developer

Frontend Developer

Frontend Development requires programmers with a good sense of design. Together with the UI/UX desig..

Learn more

Human Resource

Human Resource Manager

Human Resource (HR) Manager is in-charge of ensuring a smooth and sound hiring and onboarding proces..

Learn more


Graphic Designer

A graphic designer is a specialist who employs their artistic skills to help clients and their busin..

Learn more


Product Manager

A Product Manager is accountable for the planning and execution of products throughout the product l..

Learn more

Software Developer

Cloud Engineer

A Cloud Engineer is in-charge of building and maintaining the cloud infrastructure for any organizat..

Learn more

Mobile Developer

iOS Developer

An iOS Developer is responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining applications aimed at a r..

Learn more


Account Manager

An account manager is responsible for establishing long-term connections with a portfolio of clients..

Learn more

Business Development

Business Development Manager

A Business Development Manager is someone who can help organization build a better brand and maximis..

Learn more

Software Developer

Blockchain Developer

A blockchain developer is responsible for designing, implementing, and distributing a secure blockch..

Learn more

Join the AllRemote community Accelerate the shift towards remote work