Finance Manager Job Description

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

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Role

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.

Responsibilities

  • 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

Requirements

  • 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

Bonus

  • 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

Qualifications

  • 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

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