Financial Managers & Directors
Financial managers and directors plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate financial information and advise on company financial policy.
- Participates in the formulation of strategic and long-term business plans, assesses the implications for the organisation financial mechanisms and oversees their implementation
- Plans external and internal audit programmes, arranges for the collection and analysis of accounting, budgetary and related information, and manages the company’s financial systems
- Determines staffing levels appropriate for accounting activities
- Assesses and advises on factors affecting business performance.
There are no pre-set entry standards, although entry is most common with a relevant degree or equivalent qualification. Professional qualifications are available and are required for certain posts.