Financial Managers – GNO, Inc. Career Guide
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Financial Managers

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  • Median Salary: $43.59 / Hour
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Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's Degree
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Employed in Industry Group: 1768
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Job Description

Financial Managers plan, direct, or coordinate accounting, investing, banking, insurance, securities, and other financial activities of a branch, office, or department of an establishment. Financial managers are responsible for the financial health of an organization. They produce financial reports, direct investment activities, and develop strategies and plans for the long-term financial goals of their organization.

WHAT SKILLS & TRAINING ARE NEEDED?

FOUNDATIONAL SKILLS:

  • Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Judgment and Decision Making — Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
  • Time Management — Managing one’s own time and the time of others.
  • Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Management of Financial Resources — Determining how money will be spent to get the work done, and accounting for these expenditures.

TRAINING:

Administrative Services Managers require a four-year bachelor’s degree, but some only require an associates or a specialized certification.

HOW DO I KNOW IF THIS IS A GOOD FIT FOR ME?

  • You like to prepare operational budgets.
  • You like to direct administrative or support services.
  • You like to monitor facilities or operational systems.

WHERE CAN I PURSUE ALIGNED TRAINING?

     

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