Financial manager

What Does A Financial manager Do?

Financial managers are responsible for all issues related to finances within an organization. This includes preparing financial statements and forecasts, analyzing market trends, and working with top management on developing financial-related solutions.

How Do I Become A Financial manager?

A four-year bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, economics, business, or a related field is likely the minimum degree required to obtain this position. Many organization may look for someone with a master’s degree in a similar field. A master’s degree typically takes about two-three years of work after earning a bachelor’s degree.

What is the Average Salary For A Financial manager?

High – 160,000
Median – 100,000
Low – 50,000

What Courses Should I Take To Become A Financial manager?

  • Science – As much as possible, including biology and psychology!
  • Math – As much as possible!
  • English – As much as possible!
  • Communication
  • Business
  • Finance
  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Marketing

What Is The Work Environment For A Financial manager?

Financial managers work in many industries, including banks and insurance companies. They generally work very closely with top management, and are often required to work many hours each week (more than 40).

What Is The Future Outlook For A Financial manager?

There will likely be strong competition for these positions. Opportunities may differ based on geographical location. Candidates with a master’s degree or certification should enjoy the best job prospects.


  • Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook
  • Explore Careers, Labour Market Information, Government of Canada