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Become A Finance/Sales Manager

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Working As A Finance/Sales Manager

  • Selling or Influencing Others
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Getting Information
  • Communicating with Persons Outside Organization
  • Mostly Sitting

  • Stressful

  • $146,040

    Average Salary

What Does A Finance/Sales Manager Do

Sales managers direct organizations' sales teams. They set sales goals, analyze data, and develop training programs for organizations’ sales representatives.

Duties

Sales managers typically do the following:

  • Resolve customer complaints regarding sales and service
  • Prepare budgets and approve expenditures
  • Monitor customer preferences to determine the focus of sales efforts
  • Analyze sales statistics
  • Project sales and determine the profitability of products and services
  • Determine discount rates or special pricing plans
  • Develop plans to acquire new customers or clients through direct sales techniques, cold calling, and business-to-business marketing visits
  • Assign sales territories and set sales quotas
  • Plan and coordinate training programs for sales staff

Sales managers’ responsibilities vary with the size of their organizations. However, most sales managers direct the distribution of goods and services by assigning sales territories, setting sales goals, and establishing training programs for the organization’s sales representatives.

Some sales managers recruit, hire, and train new members of the sales staff. For more information about sales workers, see the profiles on retail sales workers and wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives.

Sales managers advise sales representatives on ways to improve their sales performance. In large multiproduct organizations, they oversee regional and local sales managers and their staffs.

Sales managers also stay in contact with dealers and distributors. They analyze sales statistics generated from their staff to determine the sales potential and inventory requirements of products and stores and to monitor customers' preferences.

Sales managers work closely with managers from other departments in the organization. For example, the marketing department identifies new customers that the sales department can target. The relationship between these two departments is critical to helping an organization expand its client base. Sales managers also work closely with research and design departments because they know customers’ preferences, and with warehousing departments because they know inventory needs.

The following are examples of types of sales managers:

Business to business (B2B) sales managers oversee sales from one business to another. These managers may work for a manufacturer selling to a wholesaler, or a wholesaler selling to a retailer. Examples of these workers include sales managers overseeing sales of software to business firms, and sales managers overseeing wholesale food sales to grocery stores.

Business to consumer (B2C) sales managers oversee direct sales between businesses and individual consumers. These managers typically work in retail settings. Examples of these workers include sales managers of automobile dealerships and department stores.

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How To Become A Finance/Sales Manager

Most sales managers have a bachelor’s degree and work experience as a sales representative.

Education

Most sales managers have a bachelor’s degree, although some have a master’s degree. Educational requirements are less strict for job candidates who have significant work experience. Courses in business law, management, economics, accounting, finance, mathematics, marketing, and statistics are advantageous.

Work Experience in a Related Occupation

Work experience is typically required for someone to become a sales manager. The preferred duration varies, but employers usually seek candidates who have at least 1 to 5 years of experience in sales.

Sales managers typically enter the occupation from other sales and related occupations, such as sales representatives or purchasing agents. In small organizations, the number of sales manager positions often is limited, so advancement for sales workers usually comes slowly. In large organizations, promotion may occur more quickly.

Important Qualities

Analytical skills. Sales managers must collect and interpret complex data to target the most promising geographic areas and demographic groups, and determine the most effective sales strategies.

Communication skills. Sales managers need to work with colleagues and customers, so they must be able to communicate clearly.

Customer-service skills. When helping to make a sale, sales managers must listen and respond to the customer’s needs.

Leadership skills. Sales managers must be able to evaluate how their sales staff performs and must develop strategies for meeting sales goals.

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Average Length of Employment
Sales Manager 3.6 years
Finance Manager 3.6 years
Head Of Sales 2.9 years
Top Employers Before
Manager 3.7%
Owner 2.3%
Top Employers After
Owner 3.1%
Manager 2.5%

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Finance/Sales Manager Demographics

Gender

Male

80.4%

Female

17.8%

Unknown

1.7%
Ethnicity

White

79.6%

Hispanic or Latino

11.3%

Asian

6.8%

Unknown

1.8%

Black or African American

0.6%
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Languages Spoken

Spanish

63.4%

Russian

6.9%

French

5.9%

German

4.0%

Korean

2.0%

Ukrainian

2.0%

Italian

2.0%

Portuguese

2.0%

Swedish

1.0%

Estonian

1.0%

Vietnamese

1.0%

Cherokee

1.0%

Romanian

1.0%

Gujarati

1.0%

Hindi

1.0%

Yoruba

1.0%

Tamil

1.0%

Finnish

1.0%

Carrier

1.0%

Chinese

1.0%
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Finance/Sales Manager Education

Schools

University of Phoenix

22.5%

University of Central Florida

5.3%

Liberty University

5.3%

Arizona State University

4.8%

University of Southern Mississippi

4.8%

Michigan State University

4.3%

Ohio State University

4.3%

DePaul University

4.3%

Sam Houston State University

4.3%

Kaplan University

4.3%

Northwood University

3.7%

Lamar University

3.7%

West Virginia University

3.7%

Kent State University

3.7%

Florida Atlantic University

3.7%

Western Michigan University

3.7%

Northeastern University

3.7%

University of Nebraska - Lincoln

3.2%

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

3.2%

Fairleigh Dickinson University

3.2%
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Majors

Business

40.0%

Finance

14.5%

Accounting

7.2%

Marketing

5.3%

Management

5.3%

Psychology

3.5%

Criminal Justice

3.1%

General Studies

2.3%

Computer Science

2.2%

General Sales

2.2%

Education

2.1%

Communication

2.0%

Real Estate

1.7%

Economics

1.4%

Liberal Arts

1.4%

Political Science

1.4%

Insurance

1.2%

Automotive Technology

1.1%

General Education, Specific Areas

1.1%

Biology

1.1%
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Degrees

Other

36.7%

Bachelors

33.5%

Masters

12.5%

Associate

11.2%

Certificate

3.8%

Diploma

1.0%

License

0.7%

Doctorate

0.5%
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Real Finance/Sales Manager Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Finance Sales Manager Doosan Infracore International, Inc. Suwanee, GA Mar 28, 2016 $128,294
Finance Sales Manager Clark Equipment Company Suwanee, GA Jan 09, 2016 $128,294
Finance Manager, Sales FP&A Adobe Systems Incorporated San Jose, CA Sep 30, 2015 $127,275
Americas Sales Finance F&A Manager Autodesk, Inc. San Rafael, CA Jan 08, 2012 $118,373 -
$157,500
Manager, Ad Sales Finance Nbcuniversal Media, LLC New York, NY Jan 08, 2016 $95,160
Finance Manager-Sales Finance Ghirardelli Chocolate Company San Leandro, CA Jun 13, 2016 $95,000
Manager, Sales Finance Myspace, Inc. New York, NY Nov 27, 2010 $92,700
Sales Finance Manager Daimler Trucks North America Gaffney, SC Nov 05, 2009 $74,360 -
$85,000
Financial Sales Manager CP Capital Securities, Inc. Miami, FL Dec 10, 2009 $69,500
Sales Finance Manager Daimler Trucks North America LLC Gaffney, SC Sep 17, 2010 $67,704 -
$85,467
Finance and Sales Manager Greenbrier Circle Hospitality, LLC Chesapeake, VA May 03, 2010 $64,300
Finance and Sales Manager Greenbrier Hospitality, LLC Chesapeake, VA May 03, 2010 $64,300
Finance and Sales Manager Greenbrier Hospitality, LLC Chesapeake, VA May 10, 2010 $64,300
Sales Manager, Financial Solutions IFG Project Resourcing, LLC Sunrise, FL Dec 17, 2009 $61,422
Sales and Finance Manager Minnesota Consulting Services LLC Minneapolis, MN Jan 01, 2011 $60,189
Finance/Sales Manager Shah & Shah, Inc. Metairie, LA Jan 06, 2011 $60,000
Finance/Sales Manager Shah & Shah, Inc. Metairie, LA May 11, 2010 $60,000

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Top Skills for A Finance/Sales Manager

VehicleInventoryFinancialInstitutionsDealerTrackCarInventorySalesStaffCustomerServiceAutoLoansFinanceDepartmentCustomerSatisfactionInternetWarrantyPenetrationSalesDepartmentCSINewSalesServiceContractsMonthlySalesGoalsCarSalesAftermarketProductsSalesProcessSalesAssociates

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  1. Vehicle Inventory
  2. Financial Institutions
  3. Dealer Track
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Located, ordered and managed vehicle inventory.
  • Worked with loan officers from financial institutions to facilitate buyer financing.
  • Experience with Dealer Track, CUDL and Reynolds & Reynolds.
  • Maintain proper new car inventory, strong business relationship with all factory representatives.
  • Assisted in the management, motivation and training of sales staff of 4.

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