Finance Officer Career | iQ Academy

Finance Officer Career

The Higher Certificate Business Management Course available through IQ Academy will properly prepare you for a Finance Officer career.

A maximum duration of three years is provided for the completion of the course, though many students will finish their studies within a two-year period.

To enrol for the course, you will need a National Senior Certificate, a Senior Certificate or a National Certificate Vocational (NQF4) – all with at least 30% in the language of teaching and learning.

The course is made up of six modules, covering all aspects of business including management, human resources, marketing, finance and project management.

A finance officer is tasked with looking after a business’ financial health as well as putting plans in place to assist the company in achieving financial goals.

The role comes with a number of administrative tasks as well as handling risk management. You will be required to assist in building a financial plan that showcases the future direction, while monitoring the implementation of the plan.

Budgets will also need to be done, and once implemented you will be responsible to monitor that budgets are followed by various departments.

Staying on top of financial information and providing clear reports will assist companies in making better business decisions, as well as prevent big losses.

This role is best suited to an analytical thinker with strong accounting skills. Excellent computer skills will also be required.

Find out more about our Higher Certificate Business Management Course and how it can help you start at Finance Officer career by contacting IQ Academy today.

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