132211 Finance Manager

ANZSCO Occupation Code: 
ANZSCO Occupation Name: 
Finance Manager
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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
Financial Administrator

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1322 Finance Managers

ANZSCO Unit Group Code: 
ANZSCO Unit Group Name: 
Finance Managers
ANZSCO Unit Group Description: 


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

Avg. weekly earnings - males (May 2012): 
2 644.20
Avg. weekly earnings - females (May 2012): 
2 137.20
Avg. weekly earnings - persons (May 2012): 
2 383.40