Director of Finance Job Description

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About the Director of Finance position

We are looking for a skilled Finance Director who will be responsible for all financial aspects of our business and will manage the company’s financial strategy and planning. You will also assess the company's financial performance as well as possible risks and investments.

A successful candidate should be a reliable professional with broad knowledge of all accounting٫ financial and business principles. You should also be a strategic thinker and effective leader who can make most profitable decisions.


Director of Finance responsibilities are:

  • Analyze company's performance and risks and perform the financial planning based on the analysis results
  • Manage the company’s finance IT system
  • Monitor company’s financial position and develop measures to prevent problems
  • Supervise all accounting and finance personnel and assign tasks to them
  • Supervise all audit and internal control operations
  • Create financial forecasts and present them to company's executives
  • Build relationships with company's partners and investors
  • Organize the corporate fundraising strategy
  • Create detailed reports on company's financial performanceŮ« on a quarterly and annual basis
  • Make sure that company's financial operations are in compliance with financial laws and guidelines


Director of Finance requirements are:

  • 3+ years' experience of working on a Director of Finance or other similar position
  • Profound experience of managing corporate finance and accounting principles
  • Solid experience with financial analysis and forecasting
  • Excellent knowledge of financial laws and best practices
  • Good practical experience with of MS Office and financial management software (such as SAP)
  • Strong analyticalŮ« strategicŮ« organizational and leadership skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities
  • BSc or BA degree in accountingŮ« finance or relevant field; MSc or MA will be a bonusŮ« as well as CPA or other relevant certification

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