Finance Director Job Description

Finance Director Job Description

September 28th, 2018

Also known as Directors of Finance or Directors of Financial Planning, Finance Directors are tasked with overseeing all financial activities, reporting on revenue, training accounting staff, budgeting, disbursing funds to departments, managing risk, implementing policies, and improving financial processes.

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Finance Director Job Description Template

We are seeking an experienced and analytical Finance Director with strong numerical skills to drive our organization's financial operations and improve financial performance. Duties for the Finance Director will include supervising accounting staff, overseeing internal controls, setting financial targets, implementing fund-raising strategies, engaging with investors, developing financial strategy, conducting feasibility studies, monitoring expenditure, overseeing annual insurance, monitoring cash flow, evaluating investments, and managing tax compliance. Your skills in sound financial planning coupled with your ability to direct financial assets will assist our organization in implementing effective financial strategies, managing debt, improving revenue, maintaining a healthy financial position, and enhancing investor confidence.

The ideal candidate should possess strong analytical skills, good strategic thinking, excellent communication skills, exceptional numerical proficiency, and strong leadership skills. The noteworthy Finance Director should harmonize financial operations, develop effective financial strategies, guide efforts towards financial stability, monitor all financial activities, promote revenue growth, ensure compliance with accounting regulations, and maintain good relationships with investors.

Finance Director Responsibilities:

  • Directing financial planning and strategy.
  • Analyzing and reporting on financial performance.
  • Overseeing audit and tax functions.
  • Developing and implementing accounting policies.
  • Preparing forecasts and comprehensive budgets.
  • Training accounting staff.
  • Reviewing departmental budgets.
  • Assessing, managing, and minimizing risk.
  • Analyzing complex financial data.
  • Managing internal controls.

Finance Director Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • Proficiency in accounting software.
  • Financial management experience.
  • Strong aptitude for math.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Broad knowledge of accounting principles.

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