Financial Managers:

Plan, direct, or coordinate accounting, investing, banking, insurance, securities, and other financial activities of a branch, office, or department of an establishment.

Also includes

Treasurers and Controllers , Financial Managers, Branch or Department

About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $113,150.00
Average Time to Fill 38 days
Typical Education Bachelor's degree
Typical Experience
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 7,896
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 18.71 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Critical Thinking
Attention to Detail
Resource Allocation
Information Gathering
Oral Communication
Written Communication
Numerical and Arithmetic Application
Technology and Tool Usage
Following Directions
Conflict Management
Customer Service

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Analyzing Data or Information

Analyze financial data or information
Analyze business, operational, or management reports
Perform financial analysis of organizational resources and health
Analyze financial records or reports to determine state of operations
Analyze financial records to improve efficiency
Forecast revenue or sales
Examine financial documents to identify or verify concerns
Analyze financial records to improve budgeting or planning
Analyze applicant financial status
Analyze credit information
Assess financial status of clients
Analyze business or financial data
Analyze current and historical utility costs
Examine financial records or processes
Analyze business or organizational operating practices or procedures
Analyze sales activities or trends
Evaluate degree of financial risk
Analyze administrative, financial, and operational budgets
Identify financial risks to company
Analyze budgetary or accounting data
Conduct financial investigations
Perform risk assessment analysis
Conduct financial or regulatory audits
Employ basic business mathematical formulas
Assess risks to business operations
Analyze organizational workflows
Analyze data to inform operational decisions or activities
Analyze forecasting data to improve business decisions
Perform cost benefit analysis
Analyze risks related to investments in green technology
Analyze market conditions or trends
Determine liability of organization or client

Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates

Manage financial activities of the organization
Oversee execution of organizational or program policies
Manage broad organizational programs or initiatives
Direct implementation of new procedures, policies, or programs
Direct financial operations
Set goals for workers or staff
Manage organizational facilities
Direct sales, marketing, or customer service activities
Assign work to staff or employees
Manage waste removal and recycling programs
Oversee sales campaigns or programs
Coordinate regulatory documentation activities
Manage quality control activities
Oversee business processes
Supervise financial or banking personnel
Manage promotional, sales, or marketing plans
Manage industrial production activities or processes
Manage guest services
Manage food or beverage preparation or service
Manage individual and organizational contracts
Coordinate activities of food service staff
Prepare employee work schedules or assignments
Coordinate production maintenance activities
Manage project life cycle
Coordinate operational activities
Coordinate sales campaigns or programs
Conduct nutritional or food programs
Manage building maintenance projects
Manage project teams
Supervise personnel involved in business operations or analytics
Supervise sales personnel
Supervise restaurant or lodging personnel
Supervise information technology personnel

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Supervisory Skills
Public Accounting
Staff Management
Financial Analysis
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX)
Customer Billing

Related Licensing Requirements

Occupational Riverboat Gambling License (18-0000000026)

In order to obtain a license to work in a riverboat casino, the candidate must: Be at least 18 years of age. Not have been convicted of a felony nor have been subject to disciplinary action that woul interfere with the ability to carry out professional duties. Demonstrate a level of skill of knowledge that the commission determines is necessary to perform the skills necessary for the occupation. Submit a full set of fingerprints. Pay all application and licensure fees.

- Indiana Gaming Commission (3172330046)

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