Financial Institution Manager or Director

Financial institution managers and directors plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the activities and resources of banks, building societies, insurance companies and post offices.


  • Ensures compliance with the statutory regulatory framework.
  • Preparing general reports and briefs on more complex cases for senior management.
  • Promotes financial services, establishes contact with the local business community and professional firms.
  • Authorises loans and mortgages in accordance with bank or building society policy.
  • Verifies that accounting, recording and information storage and retrieval procedures are adhered to.
  • Plans, organises, directs and co-ordinates the activities of financial institutions.

Typical Education Level

Honours, Bachelor's degree

Will retirement created job openings

In the UK, 11% in this profession are aged 55 or above.* They will likely retire in the next 10 years, creating a demand for new workers

*This is based on national data


Average annual earnings

The current average wage for financial institution manager or director is £48,329

1,747 positions

Current Employment

The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 1,747. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.


Job Postings

Over the past year, jobs have been posted for financial institution manager or director roles.

How well does it pay?

Normal pay for this occupation is £48,329 per year. That is about £4,027 per month or £24.78 per hour. New workers generally start on £21,393, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £87,046

Is it growing or declining?

This career has remained the same over the last 2 years, and is expected to remain the same over the next 4 years. Currently, 1,747 people are employed in the region.

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