You might hire a finance professional to:

  • Use financial models to analyze top-line and bottom-line growth
  • Identify and mine critical financial data

  • Ensure fiduciary compliance

  • Oversee a business’s progress toward long- and short-term financial goals

Required skills and qualifications Preferred skills and qualifications
Experience in finance or related field
Experience in analyzing actuals against P&L budgets
Understanding of profit and loss (P&L) statements
Experience in an analytical role
Ability to think analytically and prioritize tasks
Collaborative approach to problem-solving
Excellent financial modeling skills
Familiarity with expense accounting software such as QuickBooks
Personal integrity Experience adapting to ad-hoc requests