1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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FINANCE MANAGERS plan, administer and review the financial and accounting activities within organisations.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this unit group is a bachelor degree or higher qualification or at least 5 years relevant experience. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • planning and overseeing the financial operations of the organisation and directing the formulation of budgetary and accounting policies in consultation with other managers
  • providing financial information and interpreting the implications for business performance and funding needs
  • coordinating the development, implementation and monitoring of accounting systems
  • directing the collection of financial and accounting information and the preparation of budgets, reports, forecasts and statutory returns
  • assessing capital finance proposals and the financial status of operational projects
  • advising on investment strategies, sources of funds and the distribution of earnings


This section contains the following subsection :
              1211-11 Finance Manager

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