Business Finance Job Profile and Description

Business Finance plays a very important role. It involves providing funds to different firms to complete their business ventures and projects.

A business finance specialist plays a pivotal role in the firm’s investment decisions. A specialist advices the firm on management of budget so that the resources could be utilized efficiently. Besides this, he also has to work on the financial statements of the company.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Advising the firm on various investment decisions.
  • Helping the firm to prepare complete financial statements.
  • Controlling the financial reporting mechanisms and to check as well as prevent errors in the financial statement of the company.
  • Ensuring that the statement abide with the policies, guidelines and generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Advising the firm on how to manage the budget of the company.
  • Helping the firm to file tax returns and accessing business performance of the company.
  • Evaluating the operating information or data of the organization.

Skills and Specifications

  • Should have observation skills so as to identify the needs accurately.
  • Good knowledge about the generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), regulatory policies and industry guidelines.
  • Should have complete knowledge about various market indicators.
  • Should have good decision-making qualities that can help in improving firm’s business performance.
  • Should have good statistical, mathematical and financial statement analysis skill.

Education and Qualifications

  • Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in finance, auditing, tax, accounting or investment management from an accredited institution.
  • Experience in capital market transactions and financial securities related activities.