How to Hire a Director of Finance

Does your growing business need a Director Of Finance? A Director Of Finance oversee the executive team and guide them on your company’s financial health.

Here are some tips to help you find great Director Of Finance candidates and make the right hire for your business.

Post a Job
Post a Job

Director of Finances search for Jobs on Indeed*


job seekers clicked on director of finance jobs


resumes from job seekers with director of finance experience on Indeed


director of finance jobs that received clicks

Salary Information

  • Common wage in US: $37.04 hourly
  • Typical wages range from $12.50$117.50 hourly
  • Find more information on Indeed Salary

*Indeed data (US) – Jan 2019

Why hire a Director of Finance?

The need for new staff can affect both your existing team and your bottom line. A great Director Of Finance hire can help your business:

• Overview all financial operations related to your company
• Manage and oversee the work and development of accounting personnel
• Develop annual financial plans, budgets, and projections

Skills to look for in a great Director of Finance

A great Director Of Finance candidate will have the following skills and attributes as well as work experience that reflects:

• Master’s degree in Finance or Accounting
• Flawless mathematic skills
• Comprehension with accounting and spreadsheet software
• Strong, consultative team leader
• Data-centric thinking
• Strategic, long-term thinker

Writing a Director of Finance job description

A thoughtful description is important to finding qualified Director Of Finance candidates. A Director Of Finance job description includes a compelling summary of the role, detailed list of duties and responsibilities, and the required and preferred skills for the position.

Consider including keywords that job seekers are using to search for Director Of Finance jobs, such as:

• Director of Finance
• Financial Director
• Director of Financial Planning

Interviewing Director of Finance candidates

Strong candidates for Director Of Finance positions will be confident answering questions regarding:

• Planning budgets for capital projects
• Ensuring company departments comply with budgets and projections
• Ensure operational personnel do not overextend resources

See our list of interview questions for more examples.

It's quick and easy to post jobs on Indeed. Post your Director of Finance job today. Post a Job

Explore How to Hire by Title

No search results found