What does a Financial Reporting Manager do?

Financial reporting managers supervise the management and reporting of financial records. They are responsible for overseeing the handling of important financial documents and files such as balance sheets, income statements, quarterly and annual reports, and ensure the proper systems and controls are in place to manage that information securely. They lead of team of financial specialists and other staff, and establish department policies and practices.

Financial reporting managers typically have a bachelor’s degree and are also a licensed CPA (certified public accountant). They have extensive experience in accounting roles, and must be comfortable using common monitoring and reporting tools and platforms. These managers must be highly organized with strong leadership skills. They must be knowledgeable about SEC regulations, and should have an in-depth understanding of GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles).

EducationBachelor's Degree
Work/Life Balance
3.8 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.6 ★
Avg. Experience2-4 years

Financial Reporting Manager Salaries

Average Base Pay

€73,430 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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Financial Reporting Manager Career Path

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Financial Reporting Specialist
16 Aug 2020

“Inefficient career management and human resources”

Stand TogetherStand Together
Financial Reporting Accountant
4 May 2021

“Nonprofit so not great pay”

State StreetState Street
Financial Reporting Intern
21 Jun 2020

“Good pay for entry level intern”

Allianz Global AssistanceAllianz Global Assistance
Manager, Financial Reporting
13 Aug 2021

“Generally great work life balance”

Financial Reporting
8 Mar 2021

“Salary not really good though”

Senior Accountant - Financial Reporting
2 Aug 2021

“Great development opportunities”

Pfizer IrelandPfizer Ireland
Financial Reporting Accountant
20 Aug 2020

“Good work life balance”

Société GénéraleSociété Générale
Financial Reporting Accountant
17 Jan 2020

“Good work life balance.”

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Frequently asked questions about the role and responsibilities of a financial reporting manager

When working as a financial reporting manager, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are Excellent Communication, General Ledger, GAAP, Microsoft EXCEL and Audit.

The most similar professions to financial reporting manager are:
  • Accountant
  • Accounting Manager
  • Cost Accountant
  • Project Accountant

The most common qualifications to become a financial reporting manager is a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.