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1322 Finance Managers

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

1322 Finance Managers

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