Primary Responsibilities for Finance Staff

Financial teams record and analyze data and make recommendations to management.

Financial teams record and analyze data and make recommendations to management.

The primary responsibilities for a financial team vary depending on the size of the business and how specialized the positions within the financial department are. Understanding the different responsibilities of finance professionals will help you determine whether you want to work as a big fish in a small financial pond, or take the opposite tack with your career as a specialist.

Small Versus Large Business Finance Staff

Bookkeeping

Compliance

Budgeting

Cash Flow Management

Financial Analysis

2016 Salary Information for Financial Managers

 

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