Vice President (VP), Finance Salary
A Vice President (VP), Finance earns an average salary of $133,794 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Strategic Planning, Risk Management / Risk Control, Senior Financial Management, and Financial Modeling. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Job Description for Vice President (VP), Finance
Vice presidents of finance typically are near the top of a business' hierarchical structure. They keep their business profitable, ensure spending is low, and stay in line with government regulations. Primary responsibilities for this job are to direct finances and coordinate the budget. While planning budgets, they also set goals for certain milestones and goals the company needs to meet. Vice presidents of finance also oversee the duties carried out by the lower-level employees in the finance department. They manage financial reporting, accounting, daily operations, and monthly operations results. They also handle the company's taxes and its interactions with regulatory agencies.Read More...
One typically finds vice presidents of finance in any medium- to large-sized company with a finance department. They typically work during regular business hours in an office setting and preside over a department of accounting and finance employees. As top management employees, they also work with the president and chief executive officer of their business. In this position, they usually work in their own office and have a secretary or assistant.
Educational requirements for this position typically are a master's degree in finance, business, or accounting. They must also possess extensive accounting experience, and it is usually preferred that they are certified as a public accountant and have five to 10 years of experience in a mid- to senior-level role in accounting or finance.
Vice President (VP), Finance Tasks
- Oversee all financial related matters where depth and scope is relative to the size of the company.
- Working under the Chief Financial Officer, ensure company financial plans are carried out.
- Coordinate, prepare and review all annual financial reports.
- Direct all aspects of accounting operations such as receivables, payables, payroll and financial reporting.
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