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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Average Years of Experience

0 - 1
8%
2 - 4
53%
5 - 7
28%
8+
11%

Common Skill Sets

Excellent Communication
General Ledger
GAAP
Microsoft EXCEL
Audit
Attention To Detail
Strong WORK Ethic
Microsoft Office Suite

Financial Reporting Manager Seniority Levels

Accountant
66% made the transition
Accounting Manager
23% made the transition
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Financial Reporting Manager Salaries

Average Base Pay

$105,725 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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$74K
Median: $106K
$151K
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