People who work in the finance field are responsible for processes related to cost, revenue and managing financial risks. Skills and techniques used within finance are budgeting, accounting, tax law, financial compliance and investment management.
In a leadership position someone is responsible for a group of people, typically an organizational unit or the entire organization, depending on the size of the organization. Leaders are responsible and accountable for overseeing and guiding strategic activities, programs and managers who report to them. Just a few people in an organization are typically in a leadership role.