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1322 Finance Managers

ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations
Reference period
2021

Finance Managers plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the financial and accounting activities within organisations.

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Tasks Include:

  • determining, implementing, monitoring, reviewing and evaluating budgetary and accounting strategies, policies and plans 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 preparation of financial reports that summarise and forecast the organisation's financial position such as income statements, balance sheets and analyses of future earnings and income
  • assessing capital finance proposals and the financial status of operational projects
  • advising on investment strategies, sources of funds and the distribution of earnings
  • delivering long range profit forecasts, budgeting and financial reporting
  • ensuring compliance with financial legislation and standards

Occupation:

  • 132211 Finance Manager

132211 Finance Manager

Alternative Titles:

  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Finance Director
  • Financial Controller

Plans, organises, directs, controls and coordinates the financial and accounting activities within an organisation.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisation:

  • Financial Administrator