What Financial Managers Do
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. Financial managers work in many industries, including banks and insurance companies.
to Become a Financial Manager
Financial managers typically have a bachelor’s degree and 5 years or more of experience in another business or financial occupation, such as an accountant, auditor, securities sales agent, or financial analyst.
Pay - Job Outlook
The median annual wage for financial managers was $117,990 in May 2015. Employment of financial managers is projected to grow 7 percent by 2024, about as fast as the average for all occupations.