If you are looking to be a Finance Manager then you will be responsible for managing a company’s finances and running the finance department. Usually you will be education to degree level in finance and have a number of years (five years plus) working in different roles within a finance department.
You will be excellent at working with numbers and figures, understand how a finance department works and the different areas and be able to manage a team of staff. You will need to be able to keep up with the changes in law relating to finance and discuss these with Directors and advise them accordingly. This is a very responsible role within a company.
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Related: Finance Manager Cover Letter
Finance Manager CV Example
I am a degree educated finance professional with a keen interest in mathematics and problem solving, working with numbers. I am a hard working person who has a confidential approach to my work.
I have excellent skills in IT and have used many different accounting packages over the years and feel that I pick up these packages well. I enjoy making sure that a finance department runs smoothly and like to be involved in each area of the finance business. I enjoy talking to customers and clients and resolving any financial issues they may have.
I have good time management skills and feel that I work in an organized and methodical manner. I have good management skills and relate well to colleagues.
Date to Date or To Date – Finance Manager – Where?
In my role as Finance Manager I manage the department and all the financial elements of the business. My responsibilities include:
- Overseeing the finance department
- Holding weekly meetings with my team
- Arranging for payments to be made
- Dealing with any unpaid invoices
- Dealing with the internal payments
- Overseeing payroll runs
- Balancing the accounts
- Dealing with Tax returns, National Insurance etc.
- Producing financial reports for my Managers and the team as necessary
University, College, School – For all include titles/subjects and qualifications
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Computer skills – MS Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Sage, any accounting/finance packages?
Any other training courses or relevant qualifications to a job that you are looking for?
HOBBIES & INTERESTS
What do you like to do outside of work?
Available on request.