Senior managers - financial, communications and other business services (NOC 0013)

High demand occupation

About this job

Senior managers of financial, communications and other business services develop and establish objectives for the company and develop or approve policies and programs.

People in this occupation:

  • are usually appointed by a board of directors, to which they report
  • work alone or with the board of directors
  • plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate, through middle managers, the operations of their organization in relation to established objectives
  • develop and establish objectives for the company, and to develop or approve policies and programs
  • 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
Common job titles
  • chairperson
  • chief executive officer (CEO)
  • chief financial officer (CFO)
  • general manager, credit union
  • general manager, insurance company
  • general manager, telecommunications
  • chairperson
  • chief executive officer (CEO)
  • chief financial officer (CFO)
  • chief operating officer (COO)
  • chief privacy officer - financial, communications and other business services
  • controller

Duties

Senior managers of financial, communications and other business services perform some or all of the following duties:

  • determine the company’s mission and strategic direction through policies and objectives that are met through the management of human, financial and material resourcesauthorize and organize the creation of major departments and associated senior staff positions
  • authorize and organize the creation of major departments and associated senior staff positions
  • allocate material, human and financial resources to implement organizational policies and program
  • establish financial and administrative controls
  • formulate and approve promotional campaigns
  • approve overall human resources
  • select middle managers, directors or other executive staff, assign the necessary authority to them and create optimum working conditions
  • represent the organization or assign representatives to act on behalf of the organization in negotiations or other official functions

Special duties

Senior managers of financial, communications and other business services may specialize in areas such as finance, marketing or human resources or in a particular service area.

Work environment

Key aspects of the work in this occupational group:

  • Work takes place in a conventional controlled environment such as an office, hospital or school.

Career paths and resources

Career paths

The boundaries of this unit group are defined by the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS), which includes senior managers in the communications, finance and insurance, real estate and business services industries.

Additional resources

Additional resources are not currently available for this career.