As part of the management team, directors of finance must have strong leadership, management, technology, analytical and communication skills. The position generally requires at least 10 years of experience in accounting or finance, and public accounting experience is highly valued. A bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting is required, and an MBA or certification such as the CPA is preferred. Overseeing insurance and risk managementMaintaining budgeting and forecasting modelsPerforming financial modeling and analysisAssisting with business funding decisionsHiring, training and retaining finance staff Submit your resume or request talent now and our expert recruiters will be with you shortly.Robert Half can assist you with your director of finance recruitment needs.
ADP - Financial Services
Accounting Functions
Accounting Software Systems
Budget Processes
Salary for Director of Finance in Carlsbad, CA
$147,318 - $215,985
25th percentile
New to the role, with little or no experience; requires more than casual instruction or supervision to perform day-to-day duties
50th percentile
Has the experience to consistently perform core responsibilities without direct supervision; very comfortable with processes and subject matter associated with the role
75th percentile
Value to the organization goes far beyond the ability to perform normal job duties; has rare qualifications that enable consistent contribution in unique ways; ready for next career level when available
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