If you are looking for a Finance Manager role then you will be responsible for providing financial advice and support to clients and colleagues to enable them to make sound business decisions. Specific work environments vary depending on the industry sector, and include both public and private sector organisations, such as multinational corporations, retailers, financial institutions, NHS trusts, charities, manufacturing companies, universities and general businesses. Entry qualifications to the role is possible with A-levels or a HND/HNC, generally by studying with an institution such as the ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) or IFA (The Institute of Financial Accountants) for an accounting technician qualification.
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Finance Manager CV Example
Having gained five years Assistant Finance Manager experience, which has been followed by over two years as a Finance Manager within a charity organisation, I have gained the required leadership and enthusiasm necessary to provide a quality service of the highest order and the efficiency to drive our products competitive advantage. I possess a comprehensive knowledge of the financial industry and its procedures from the industry related qualifications I have achieved, as well as having the ability to meet deadlines and targets, think smart and act fast. Following redundancy, i am now seeking a role to utilize my existing skills and gain further industry experience in a full time capacity.
Date to Date or To Date – Finance Manager – Where?
Responsible for the financial operations within the organisation. Main duties included:
• Collating, preparing and interpreting budgets, accounts and financial statements
• Undertake strategic analysis with strategic planning
• Produce long-term business plans
• Undertake research into pricing, competitors and factors affecting performance
• Controlling income, cash flow and expenditure and budget management
• Supervising staff and liaising with managerial staff and other colleagues.
Date to Date or To Date – Assistant Finance Manager – Where?
General description and main duties as example above
University, College, School – For all include titles/subjects and qualifications.
A-levels? HND/HNC,? ACCA Certification?
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Qualifications gained? People and communication skills? A head for numbers and business? Honest and trustworthy? Discreet and confidential?
HOBBIES & INTERESTS
What do you like to do outside of work? Remember the type of industry you are applying to work in…your personal hobbies and interests say a lot about the applicants personality and could help decide whether or not you would be suitable for the role.
Available on request.