Mutual Fund Financial Managers

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Financial managers are responsible for the financial health of their organizations. Specialties include chief financial officerfinancial controller, and treasurer. Approximately 555,900 financial managers are employed in the United States; only a small number of this total work for mutual fund companies or investment advisory firms.

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Quick Facts
Alternate Title(s) Chief Financial Officers, Director of Finances, Financial Controllers, Treasurers
Duties Oversee, manage, and control the accounting and financial activities of their organization
Salary Range $75,000 to $100,000+
Work Environment Primarily Indoors
Best Geographical Location(s) Opportunities are best in large cities
Minimum Education Level
  • Bachelor's Degree
School Subjects
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Mathematics
Experience Five to 10 years experience
Personality Traits
  • Enterprising
  • Problem-Solving
  • Realistic
  • Financial
  • Information Management
  • Leadership
Certification or Licensing Required
Special Requirements None
Employment Prospects Good
Advancement Prospects Fair
Outlook Much Faster than the Average
Career Ladder
  • Mutual Fund Board Member
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Controller or Funds Administrator
  • Chief Accountant or Auditor
  • Accountant or Auditor

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