A director of operations and finance makes sure that a business's money flows smoothly by overseeing operations and financial transactions. The director of operations and finance spends much of their time developing financial revenue procedures and identifying new opportunities for their company to grow. They are also in charge of administrative processes such as installing new SaaS software and tracking payroll data to ensure that the organization is complying with their budget. Luckily, the director of operations and finance does not have to do all of this work alone because they supervise a whole team of accountants, operations managers, and other professionals.
The job of a director of operations and finance is a lucrative one, with an average salary of $117,482. However, directors must earn their position through many years of hard work. They usually need several years of management experience.
Most directors of operations and finance have at least a bachelor's degree in business. Many also earn a master's degree or CPA certification.