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The financial health of your company falls to the Director of Finance. This individual is responsible for both strategic planning for long-term growth and the operational road map to get you there. They manage all the financial components of your business, from managing the finance department to establishing a company budget. In addition, they are usually responsible for risk/financial assessment, generating annual and monthly reports, managing funding for capital projects, and developing annual plans and projections for the business. At Career Group Companies, we understand the importance of finding the right individual for this sensitive and key position, and help companies and job seekers find their perfect match.

Director of Finance Qualifications

The skills required of a Director of Finance are more concrete than other leadership roles. An MBA is preferred, or a degree in Finance or Accounting with some continuing education. Some companies will seek a CPA for this position, or an applicant with a strong Accounting background. Candidates should have at least five years of financial management experience, as well as proficiency with computers and technology as most companies use project-based accounting software.

A successful Director of Finance should have impeccable accounting and analytical skills. Previously held positions may include: financial analysts, finance managers, or accountant. They should also be up to date on compliance law and any regulatory parameters of your industry.

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Duties of a Director of Finance

    • Financial planning and strategy implementation
    • Tax audit management
    • Financial performance reporting
    • Forecasting annual budgets
    • Reviewing internal budgets
    • Preparing financial statements

The skills required of a Director of Finance are more concrete than other leadership roles. An MBA is preferred, or a degree in Finance or Accounting with some continuing education. Some companies will seek a CPA for this position, or an applicant with a strong Accounting background. Candidates should have at least five years of financial management experience, as well as proficiency with computers and technology as most companies use project-based accounting software.

A successful Director of Finance should have impeccable accounting and analytical skills. Previously held positions may include: financial analysts, finance managers, or accountant. They should also be up to date on compliance law and any regulatory parameters of your industry.

  • Financial planning and strategy implementation
  • Tax audit management
  • Financial performance reporting
  • Forecasting annual budgets
  • Reviewing internal budgets
  • Preparing financial statements

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