Collecting, interpreting, and reviewing financial information
Predicting future financial trends
Reporting to management and stakeholders, and providing advice how the company and future business decisions might be impacted
Producing financial reports related to budgets, account payables, account receivables, expenses etc.
Developing long-term business plans based on these reports
Reviewing, monitoring, and managing budgets
Developing strategies that work to minimize financial risk
Analyzing market trends and competitors
Accountancy or Finance
Postgraduate degrees in financial management would also be beneficial for candidates looking to advance their career.
An analytical mind
Negotiation skills and the ability to develop strong working relationships
Commercial and business awareness
Good communication skills – both written and verbal
A keen eye for detail and desire to probe further into data
Ability to stick to time constraints