Financial managers

National Occupation Code (NOC): 0111  ·  Browse All Occupations

Financial managers plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operation of financial and accounting departments. They develop and implement the financial policies and systems of establishments. Financial managers establish performance standards and prepare various financial reports for senior management. They are employed in financial and accounting departments in companies throughout the private sector and in government.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Accounting And Financial Control Chief
  • Accounting And Financial Control Director
  • Accounting Department Manager
  • Accounting Director
  • Accounting Manager
  • Accounting Manager - Financial Services Department
  • Accounting Office Manager
  • Assigned Public Accountants Chief
  • Assistant Accounting Manager
  • Assistant Treasurer - Finances
  • Audit And Compliance Director
  • Auditing Department Manager
  • Budget And Sectoral Profitability Director
  • Collections Department Manager
  • Comptroller
  • Controller - Financial Services
  • Corporate Budgeting And Analysis Manager
  • Corporate Financing Manager
  • Corporate Risk Department Manager
  • Director - Financial Services
  • Director Of Accounting
  • Director-treasurer - Financial Services
  • Finance And Control Manager
  • Finance Chief
  • Finance Director
  • Finance Manager
  • Financial Administrator
  • Financial Audit Manager
  • Financial Control Manager
  • Financial Controller
  • Financial Director
  • Financial Evaluations Director
  • Financial Manager
  • Financial Planning And Advisory Service Manager
  • Financial Planning And Analysis Manager
  • Financial Planning And Reporting Director
  • Financial Planning And Reporting Manager
  • Financial Resources Service Co-ordinator
  • Financing And Administration Director
  • Group Accounting Manager
  • Independent Public Accountants Chief
  • Internal Audit Manager
  • Internal Audit Services Manager
  • Investments Research Director
  • Manager Of Accounting Department
  • Manager Of Auditing Department
  • Pension Plans Administrator
  • Pension Services Manager
  • Regional Controller - Financial Services
  • Revenue Accounting And Controls Section Chief
  • Treasurer
  • Treasurer And Controller - Finances
  • Controller - Financial Services
  • Director - Financial Services
  • Director Of Accounting
  • Finance Director
  • Financial Administrator
  • Financial Control Manager
  • Financial Planning And Analysis Manager
  • Internal Audit Services Manager
  • Treasurer
  • Corporate Risk Department Manager
  • Pension Plans Administrator
  • Pension Services Manager
  • Financial Controller
  • Controller
  • Financial Services Administrator

Requried Skills for Financial managers

  • Accounting
  • Accounting Ethics
  • Accounting Systems
  • Advising
  • Attention to Detail
  • Audit Management
  • Audit Planning
  • Auditing
  • Billing
  • Bookkeeping
  • Budgeting
  • Business Acumen
  • Business Administration
  • Business Planning
  • Business Process
  • Cash Management
  • Continuous Learning
  • Corporate Finance
  • Cost Accounting
  • Creativity
  • Critical Thinking
  • Customer Service
  • Data Analysis
  • Decision Making
  • Dynamic Personality
  • Federal Laws
  • Filing
  • Financial Accounting
  • Financial Analysis
  • Financial Management
  • Financial Planning
  • Financial Services
  • Forecasting
  • International Business
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Job Costing
  • Leadership
  • Listening
  • Logistics Management
  • Management
  • Microsoft Dynamics
  • Microsoft Office
  • Multitasking
  • NDepend
  • Operations
  • Organizational Skills
  • Planning
  • Problem Solving
  • Professional Services
  • Project Accounting
  • Project Management
  • Reconciliation
  • Research
  • Revenue Recognition
  • Revisions
  • Tax Planning
  • Tax Preparation
  • Tax Return
  • Teamwork
  • Technical Accounting
  • Time Management
  • Variance Analysis
  • Verbal Communication Skills
  • Work Independently
  • Written Communication

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for financial managers.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate $49,545
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma $56,786
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above $74,940
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $65,418
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Gender

The following table details median income by gender for financial managers.

Gender Median Income
Male $74,957
Female $87,907
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Extracted Salary Information (36 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for financial managers.

$24,976.00
Lowest Observed
$140,000.00
Highest Observed
$66,000.00
25th Percentile
$82,608.50
Average
$82,500.00
Median
$96,000.00
75th Percentile

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for financial managers

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 10
25 to 34 years 65
35 to 44 years 150
45 to 54 years 200
55 to 64 years 130
65 to 74 years 30
75 years and over 0
Total 585
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for financial managers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 145
Part Time 465
Total 610
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Gender

This chart outlines regional employment participation by gender for financial managers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated gender, or refer to the table below.

Gender Employed Individuals
Male 235
Female 375
Total 610
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for financial managers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 550
Self Employed 35
Total 585
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for financial managers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 580
Unemployed 0
Total 585
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for financial managers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 10
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 95
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 10
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 140
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 10
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 350
Total 610
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Required Skills for Financial managers

  • Accounting
  • Accounting Ethics
  • Accounting Systems
  • Advising
  • Attention to Detail
  • Audit Management
  • Audit Planning
  • Auditing
  • Billing
  • Bookkeeping
  • Budgeting
  • Business Acumen
  • Business Administration
  • Business Planning
  • Business Process
  • Cash Management
  • Continuous Learning
  • Corporate Finance
  • Cost Accounting
  • Creativity
  • Critical Thinking
  • Customer Service
  • Data Analysis
  • Decision Making
  • Dynamic Personality
  • Federal Laws
  • Filing
  • Financial Accounting
  • Financial Analysis
  • Financial Management
  • Financial Planning
  • Financial Services
  • Forecasting
  • International Business
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Job Costing
  • Leadership
  • Listening
  • Logistics Management
  • Management
  • Microsoft Dynamics
  • Microsoft Office
  • Multitasking
  • NDepend
  • Operations
  • Organizational Skills
  • Planning
  • Problem Solving
  • Professional Services
  • Project Accounting
  • Project Management
  • Reconciliation
  • Research
  • Revenue Recognition
  • Revisions
  • Tax Planning
  • Tax Preparation
  • Tax Return
  • Teamwork
  • Technical Accounting
  • Time Management
  • Variance Analysis
  • Verbal Communication Skills
  • Work Independently
  • Written Communication

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