Position Description

Finance Manager

Basic Function

The features of the finance manager position may be considered identical to a treasurer function, or as a “mild” treasurer who has additional evaluation responsibilities that include guide of the management group in a lot of operational choices. This task description assumes the latter view of the finance manager function. As such, the finance manager must manipulate budget in this kind of manner as to maximise go back on funding whilst minimizing danger, and at the same time as also ensuring that an good enough manage structure is in area over the switch and funding of price range. Further, the finance manager engages in monetary evaluation in such areas as forecasting, budgeting, accomplishing cost discount evaluation, and reviewing operational overall performance. The position is considered to be extra senior than the monetary analyst role.

Principal Accountabilities


  • Maintain a documented device of accounting rules and methods

  • Manage outsourced capabilities

  • Oversee the operations of the treasury department, including the layout of an organizational shape adequate for attaining the department’s dreams and targets

  • Funds Management

  • Forecast coins flow positions, associated borrowing wishes, and available price range for funding

  • Ensure that sufficient budget are to be had to fulfill ongoing operational and capital investment requirements

  • Use hedging to mitigate financial risks associated with the hobby charges at the business enterprise’s borrowings, as well as on its foreign exchange positions

  • Maintain banking relationships

  • Assist in determining the business enterprise’s proper capital shape

  • Arrange for fairness financing and debt financing

  • Invest funds

  • Recommend suitable dividend issuances, based totally on historic dividend styles and expected coins flows

  • Budgeting

  • Manage the guidance of the enterprise’s price range

  • Report to control on variances from the hooked up finances, and the reasons for the ones variances

  • Assist management in the system of its usual strategic path

  • Financial Analysis

  • Engage in ongoing fee reduction analyses in all areas of the agency

  • Review the performance of competitors and report on key problems to control

  • Engage in benchmarking research to establish regions of capability operational development

  • Interpret the organisation’s financial consequences to control and advise improvement sports

  • Review enterprise bottlenecks and recommend adjustments to enhance the general level of corporation throughput

  • Participate in target costing activities to create products that meeting predetermined charge dreams

  • Assist within the determination of product pricing on the subject of features presented and competitor pricing

  • Compile key commercial enterprise metrics and file on them to management

  • Manage the capital budgeting procedure, primarily based on constraint evaluation and discounted coins waft evaluation

  • Create additional analyses and reviews as asked by way of control

  • Additional Accountabilities

  • Oversee the extension of credit score to clients

  • Recommend changes to the corporate credit coverage

  • Desired Qualifications

    The finance manager candidate need to have a Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting, or equivalent business revel in and 10+ years of gradually accountable enjoy for a prime business enterprise or division of a large organization.  Preference could be given to candidates with the Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant designations. Excellent conversation skills are vital, specifically in regard to supplying the results of analyses to management. Should have an notable understanding of digital spreadsheets.

    Working Conditions

    Primarily in an office environment. Will be anticipated to journey as had to employer subsidiaries.


    All treasury body of workers, as well as financial analysts and value accountants.

    Related Courses

    Corporate Cash Management 

    Corporate Finance 

    Treasurer’s Guidebook