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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.

Job Outlook

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:

Salary

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.

National

The average estimated salary in the United States for this career, based on job postings in the past year, is $105,657.

State

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.

Education LevelPercentage
Associate's Degree0%
Bachelor's Degree70%
Master's Degree29%
Doctoral Degree0%
Other1%

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 ExperiencePercentage
0 to 2 years3%
3 to 5 years51%
6 to 8 years34%
9+ years12%

Skills

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.

Baseline Skills

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%)

Defining Skills

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%)

Necessary Skills

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%)

Distinguishing Skills

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

Similar Occupations

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.

Common Employers

Here are the employers that have posted the most Financial Reporting Manager jobs in the past year along with how many they have posted.

United States

  • Century Group Ca (51)
  • Prudential (20)
  • Acca (20)
  • IBM (19)
  • Aetna Incorporated (13)

North Carolina

  • Tbh Consulting Llc (10)
  • Winston Salem State University (7)
  • XPO Logistics (5)
  • Accrue Partners (5)
  • Xylem (4)

NC State Programs Relevant to this Career

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