Finance Manager

Job Description

A Finance Manager plays a pivotal role in facilitating informed financial decision-making within the organisation. Collaborating closely with the Chief Financial Officer and the executive management team, the Finance Manager provides indispensable financial guidance essential for steering the company towards its strategic objectives.

Responsibilities encompass a multifaceted approach, beginning with the comprehensive analysis and presentation of financial data. Meticulously assessing the organisation's financial strengths and weaknesses, the Finance Manager offers valuable insights that inform strategic planning and operational decision-making processes.

Moreover, the role extends to the identification and proactive management of financial risks, safeguarding the organisation's assets and ensuring resilience in the face of economic uncertainties. Concurrently, efforts are spearheaded to explore avenues for revenue enhancement and cost optimisation, striving to maximise profitability while maintaining operational efficiency.

In essence, the Finance Manager serves as a trusted advisor, leveraging expertise to navigate the intricacies of financial landscapes and drive sustainable growth. Through dedication and strategic acumen, the Finance Manager significantly contributes to the overall success and prosperity of the organisation.


To become a Finance Manager, it is recommended that you hold bachelor degree or higher in a related field, in addition to having experience in the industry.

Complete a bachelor degree in finance, accounting, economics, business administration, mathematics or business management.

Many employers now seek candidates with a master's degree, preferably in business administration, finance, or economics.

As well as a degree you’ll also need to gain several years’ experience in the financial field in order to become a Finance Manager.


  • Acumen
  • Articulate
  • Assertive
  • Communicator
  • Customer Orientated
  • Ethical
  • Innovative
  • Focused
  • Motivated
  • Persuasive
  • Resilient
  • Self-Motivated
  • Thorough

Key Skills

  • Chartered Accountancy
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Time Management
  • Commercial & Business Awareness
  • Mathematical
  • Negotiation

Future Prospects

You may like to think about moving on from this career, some transferable skills can be utilised in roles such as;