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Financial managers and directors plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate financial information and advise on company financial policy.


  • Participates in the formulation of strategic and long-term business plans, assesses the implications for the organisation financial mechanisms and oversees their implementation
  • Plans external and internal audit programmes, arranges for the collection and analysis of accounting, budgetary and related information, and manages the company’s financial systems
  • Determines staffing levels appropriate for accounting activities
  • Assesses and advises on factors affecting business performance.

Entry Requirements

There are no pre-set entry standards, although entry is most common with a relevant degree or equivalent qualification. Professional qualifications are available and are required for certain posts.

What could I earn?

Salaries for this occupation tend to start at £73,000 per annum and can progress up to £76,000 per annum.

Is it in growth or decline?

There are currently 22,893 employed Financial Managers & Directors in the region.

Current Vacancies

Plant Controller
/ Ethero / 7 Aug 2020
Plant Controller
/ Ethero / 7 Aug 2020