What does a Senior Branch Manager do?

A Branch Manager can be found heading up one location of a company's chain of businesses. Branches are businesses that operate under the supervision of the central entity. Branch Managers are in charge of the operations and business growth of the branch assigned to them. An example of a Branch Manager would be someone who manages one location in a network for a large bank. They oversee the productivity of employees and influence positive business growth.

There is no specific education needed to hold a Branch Manager position. However, a majority of employers will require a bachelor's degree in Business, Finance or related field. Advanced degrees such as a Masters or Doctorate are preferred to hold senior or high profile positions. Being that a Branch Manager is responsible for driving business, sourcing, training and overseeing staff, having a well-rounded background in Business Management and Accounting is a big plus.

  • Oversee and manage all aspects of the business such as Accounting, HR, Sales and Operations
  • Review trade area and identify new market opportunities
  • Keep in line with company growth strategy
  • Meet or exceed company profit goals
  • Manage accounting and budget information
  • Participate in district training calls with other branches
  • Source, train, coach and develop staff
  • Address customer issues and concerns promptly
  • Bachelor's Degree in business, accounting, management or similar (preferred)
  • Advanced degree (preferred)
  • 5+ years in a management role
  • Proven track record of good performance
  • Firm grasp of modern management skills and tactics
  • Understanding of industry laws and regulations
  • A drive to reach sales and service goals
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Experience with managing human resources
Work/Life Balance
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Career Opportunity
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Avg. Experience2-4 years

Senior Branch Manager Salaries

Average Base Pay

£35,283 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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Median: £35K
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Cimco RefrigerationCimco Refrigeration
Branch Manager
11 Nov 2020

“I hold an engineering degree and Cimco was a great place to learn about detailed technical engineering design.”

Assistant Branch Manager
18 Mar 2020

“This is a great financial institution if you are looking for upward career momentum and higher pay than the competition.”

Student Painters, LLCStudent Painters, LLC
Branch Manager
14 Aug 2019

“I grew as a person and drastically improved my communication skills and would not trade this experience for the world.”

Heritage-Crystal Clean LLCHeritage-Crystal Clean LLC
Branch Utility Manager
20 Oct 2020

“You are afforded a unique career opportunity which allows you to be paid according to your TRUE WORTH!!”

Branch Manager
13 May 2021

“Working until 8pm we thought 7pm was quite adequate opening hours but we do what needs doing”

Senior Branch Manager
29 Mar 2020

“Received limited training or resources; you really just have to do your own things in order to succeed.”

Branch Manager
24 Aug 2019

“Pay is not always equal across the same job ranges I saw significant discrepancies in salary within the same position and similar experiences.”

Service and Selling Supervisor
5 Aug 2020

“Everyone is great at their job but I wasn't fully trained on certain operational stuff because everyone else knows how to do it”

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