Financial Manager

Plan, direct, or coordinate accounting, investing, banking, insurance, securities, and other financial activities of a branch, office, or department of an establishment.

Job Outlook through 2028

Employment Current: 18,770
Employment Projected: 21,800
Percentage Change: 16.1%

Education/Training

Bachelor's degree

Sample Job Titles

  • Assistant Manager
  • Assistant Vice President (AVP)
  • Banking Center Manager (BCM)
  • Banking Officer
  • Branch Manager
  • Credit Administration Manager
  • Financial Center Manager
  • Regional Manager
  • Service Center Manager
  • Vice President

Duties

  • Plan, direct, or coordinate the activities of workers in branches, offices, or departments of establishments, such as branch banks, brokerage firms, risk and insurance departments, or credit departments.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with individual or business customers or provide assistance with problems these customers may encounter.
  • Recruit staff members.
  • Prepare operational or risk reports for management analysis.
  • Evaluate data pertaining to costs to plan budgets.

Skills

  • Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Monitoring — Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
  • Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively.

Average Wages in PA

Entry Level: $77,800
Average: $136,440
Experienced: $208,000