Finance management is a very demanding job and accordingly, a winning resume for the same is also very demanding. A finance manager is required to have a keen eye for the stock market to be able to carry out accounts forecasting. The position is required to negotiate deals, manage budget, induce cost reduction strategies and mobilize the team effectively to reach set business growth targets.

A basic resume for finance manager position showcases the core competencies needed for the job in an objective format. The skills highlighted must be job specific and tailored according to the preferences of the potential target employer.


Basic Resume for Finance Manager Position


Molly Parker

molly . parker @ email . com
112 Apex Ave, Mclean, VA 89443
Cellular: (004) 666-7777 | Home: (003) 999-3333


Planning….Forecasting…Financial Modelling

Highly ambitious and resourceful finance professional with 4+ years’ extensive experience in financial management, team building and accounts forecasting. Core competencies include:

✔  Team Leading✔  Resource Management✔  GAAP
✔  Accounts Reconciliation✔  Accounts Dialog✔  Budget Monitoring
✔  Forecasting✔  Consensus Building✔  Cost Reduction Planning
✔  Financial Analysis✔  IFRS Expertise✔  GR Global Procurement

Key Qualifications
• Demonstrated ability to conduct cost and revenue comparisons
• Effective skills in negotiating with all stake holders and creating workable, functional relationships
• Skilled in conducting finance analysis and issuing reports based on same
• Matchless expertise in cross functional financing and automated account systems handling
• Track record of leading financially spirited teams and yielding revenues that exceed set targets


BASF, Mclean, VA

July 2011 – Present

Finance Manager
• Reduced payroll processing time and effort by 20% via effective implementation of an internal automated payroll generation system
• Enhanced the company’s revenues by 35% during two years via effective business handling, negotiation skills and financial advisory
• Converted the manual accounts system into a fully automated and digital, easy to access system in collaboration with the IT department

EPIX Enterprises, Mclean, VA

08/2009 – 06/2011

Accounts Manager
• Deployed numerous cost saving protocols that resulted in a 15% cost reduction for the benefit of the company
• Managed, led and motivated a group of eight financial professionals and managed eleven high budget projects while working together with my team, that landed successfully in time, exceeding the financial targets
• Provided transactional support for service allocations to internal and external clients


University of Virginia, Mclean, VA

August 2009

Bachelors in Business and Finance


Microsoft: Word, Excel, Access, SQL
Software: QuickBooks, SAP, Computer Accounting Systems
Tools: Essbase, Cognos