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).
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Financial Reporting Manager Career Path
Learn how to become a Financial Reporting Manager, what skills and education you need to succeed, and what level of pay to expect at each step on your career path.
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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.
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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.