0013 Senior managers - financial, communications and other business services
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Lead statementSenior managers in this unit group are usually appointed by a board of directors, to which they report. They work either alone or in conjunction with the board of directors to develop and establish objectives for the company, and to develop or approve policies and programs. They plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate, through middle managers, the operations of their organization in relation to established objectives. They work in establishments throughout the telecommunications, finance, insurance, real estate, and data processing, hosting and related services industries as well as other business service industries.
- bank president
- chief executive officer (CEO) – telephone company
- chief financial officer (CFO) – advertising agency
- chief operating officer – engineering firm
- executive director, credit union
- executive vice-president, real estate agency
- general manager, real estate management company
- president, advertising agency
- president and chief executive officer – financial, communications and other business services
- president, computing service company
- regional vice-president, trust company
- vice-president, human resources – bank
- vice-president, marketing – clerical staff services
- vice-president, operations – satellite communication services
- A university degree in business administration, commerce, computer science or other discipline related to the service provided is usually required.
- Several years of experience as a middle manager in financial, communications or other business services are usually required.
- Specialization in a particular functional area or service is possible through specific university training in that area or through previous experience.
- Senior managers in finance usually require a professional accounting designation.
- There is mobility among senior management occupations.
ExclusionsRelated middle managers are classified in the following minor groups:
- Managers in communication (except broadcasting)
- Managers in engineering, architecture, science and information systems
- Managers in financial and business services