A director of business operations is responsible for adjusting and directing the flow of the work done within a company and its various ever-moving parts and pieces. They play a leading role in the creation of the company budget, and its various subsections, and the business, financial, and growth strategies to be used within the organisation.
Their other duties usually include tasks such as creating and editing reports, including financial ones, creating company policies and working on better business practices and processes, making sure that aforementioned strategies are closely followed for the sake of reaching the company's goals and targets, managing financial tasks, conducting research into the market in order to predict future market trends, ensuring the quality of the employees and thus of the work, and growing and optimising the business and financial growth of the company.
A person hoping to become a director of business operations generally needs to have a bachelor's degree in an applicable subject, like business administration, and several years of experience working in finances, operations, or positions to do with strategies and project management. They must also have great organisational and interpersonal skills. The director of business operations earns an average of $126,370 a year.