Financial Reporting Manager
What Does a Professional in this Career Do?
Manages the production of financial reports for a company, including corporate accounting and earnings reports presented to company directors, shareholders, auditors and regulators. Collects data from company financial analysts and accounting staff and presents, analyzes and manages filing of reports. May manage communications with auditors or regulators.
There were 164 Financial Reporting Manager job postings in North Carolina in the past year and 3792 in the United States.
In combination with other careers in the Financial Reporting Manager industry, which includes the Financial Reporting Manager career, the following graph shows the number of people employed for each year since 2004:
Many new Financial Reporting Manager jobs have salaries estimated to be in the following ranges, based on the requirements and responsibilities listed in job postings from the past year.
The average estimated salary in the United States for this career, based on job postings in the past year, is $105,657.
The average estimated salary in North Carolina for this career, based on job postings in the past year, is $95,863.
Percentiles represent the percentage that is lower than the value. For example, 25% of estimated salaries for Financial Reporting Manager postings in the United States in the past year were lower than $93,432.
Education and Experience
Posted Financial Reporting Manager jobs typically require the following level of education. The numbers below are based on job postings in the United States from the past year. Not all job postings list education requirements.
Posted Financial Reporting Manager jobs typically require the following number of years of experience. The numbers below are based on job postings in the United States from the past year. Not all job postings list experience requirements.
|Years of Experience||Percentage|
|0 to 2 years||3%|
|3 to 5 years||51%|
|6 to 8 years||34%|
Below are listings of the most common general and specialized skills Financial Reporting Manager positions expect applicants to have as well as the most common skills that distinguish individuals from their peers. The percentage of job postings that specifically mention each skill is also listed.
A skill that is required across a broad range of occupations, including this one.
- Research (47%)
- Communication Skills (45%)
- Microsoft Excel (39%)
- Detail-Oriented (29%)
- Problem Solving (22%)
A core skill for this occupation, it occurs frequently in job postings.
- Financial Reporting (94%)
- Accounting (86%)
- Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) (64%)
- Financial Statements (60%)
- Public Accounting (46%)
A skill that is requested frequently in this occupation but isn’t specific to it.
- Scheduling (18%)
- Financial Analysis (17%)
- Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) (13%)
- Staff Management (13%)
- Project Management (12%)
A skill that may distinguish a subset of the occupation.
- Accounting Management (6%)
- Internal Auditing (6%)
- Financial Auditing (3%)
Salary Boosting Skills
A professional who wishes to excel in this career path may consider developing the following highly valued skills. The percentage of job postings that specifically mention each skill is listed along with the marginal value: the average salary difference between postings that request that skill and those that do not.
- Corporate Financial Reporting (2%) – marginal value $2,405
- Private Equity (1%) – marginal value $1,816
Alternative Job Titles
Sometimes employers post jobs with Financial Reporting Manager skills but a different job title. Some common alternative job titles include:
- Sec Reporting Manager
- Manager, Financial Reporting
- Manager Of Financial Reporting
- Director Of Financial Reporting
If you are interested in exploring occupations with similar skills, you may want to research the following job titles. Note that we only list occupations that have at least one corresponding NC State Online and Distance Education program.
- Accounting Manager
- Financial Reporting Accountant
- Financial Planning Manager
- Controller (General)
- Senior Accountant
- Accounting Supervisor
Here are the employers that have posted the most Financial Reporting Manager jobs in the past year along with how many they have posted.
- Century Group Ca (51)
- Prudential (20)
- Acca (20)
- IBM (19)
- Aetna Incorporated (13)
- Tbh Consulting Llc (10)
- Winston Salem State University (7)
- XPO Logistics (5)
- Accrue Partners (5)
- Xylem (4)
NC State Programs Relevant to this Career
If you are interested in preparing for a career in this field, the following NC State Online and Distance Education programs offer a great place to start!