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Finance Industry Overview


Jobs in finance follow the money. Finance employees track how organizations spend money, determine when to borrow money and negotiate financial contracts. Finance workers are involved in many different levels of most organizations.

Entry-level financial clerks maintain the company’s financial records, bill customers, pay the organization’s bills, and collect and record payments from clients.

In middle management, finance jobs most commonly involve analyzing data and finding ways to maximize profits. Financial managers’ work includes setting budgets, preparing financial reports, deciding where to invest corporate funds, and creating and executing the company’s financial strategies.

Sitting atop the finance career ladder, chief financial officers (CFOs) and controllers direct accounting, audit and budget employees and handle high-level negotiations with regulators, customers and employees.

Finance Job Market


The outlook for finance employment is good, especially if you have a master’s degree or industry certification. Between 2010 and 2020, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) says:

  • Jobs for financial managers will grow 9 percent.
  • Jobs for self-employed financial managers will grow 20 percent.
  • Jobs for financial analysts will grow 23 percent.
  • Jobs for financial clerks will grow 11 percent.
  • Jobs for loan interviewers and clerks will drop 3 percent.

Finance Salaries


The median financial clerk salary was $33,710 in 2010, the BLS says. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $22,920, while the top 10 percent earned more than $49,500.

The median financial manager salary was $107,160 in 2011, according to the BLS. The lowest-paid 10 percent made less than $58,120 while the best-paid 10 percent took in more than $187,000.

In 2012, controller salaries are expected to range from a low of $69,000 at the smallest firms to $183,250 for controllers working at firms with $500 million or more in annual sales, according to staffing firm Robert Half International (RHI).

CFO careers can lead to enormous paychecks. CFO salaries top out at $411,000 at the largest firms and drop only to $96,750 at firms with $50 million or less in annual sales, RHI estimates.

RHI’s CFO and controller salary figures do not include bonuses and perks, which can add substantially to pay in finance work.
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Description As a part of the Tenet and Catholic Health Initiatives family, Conifer Health Solutions is a leading healthcare business process management services provider working to improve operational performance for more than 600 clients so they can support financial improvement, enhance the patient experience, and drive value-based performance. Through our revenue cycle management , patient comm...
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Job Purpose: Obtains credit card payments by notifying customers of delinquent status; developing solutions to obtain payments; documenting actions. Duties: * Plans collections by receiving and analyzing delinquency reports; determining appropriate action. * Notifies customers of delinquent status by verifying status; sending notification. * Collects accounts by discussing situation with customer;...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Financial Analyst Houston, TX; Sugar Land, TX Full-Time $40,000 - $90,000 Apply Apply Financial Analyst Houston, TX; Sugar Land, TX Full-Time $40,000 - $90,000 Apply Job Details Are you a degreed Financial Analyst with 3+ years of experience in the tax field with a desire to be part of a growing company? Then...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Sales Coordinator San Rafael, CA Full-Time $80,000 - $100,000 Apply Apply Sales Coordinator San Rafael, CA Full-Time $80,000 - $100,000 Apply Job Details If you are a Sales Coordinator with experience, please read on! Top Reasons to Work with Us 1. Top retailer in the food services industry! 2. Excellent comp...
The primary function of this role is to oversee all aspects of the billing process. Job Duties: (* denotes an essential function) · Responsible for ordering supplies for production areas and maintaining/auditing supply inventory* · Manage the purchasing order logs* · Handle the Accounts Payable distribution* · Code the vendor invoices and submit to Accounts Payable for payment or pay with procurem...
Join our dynamic group of on-site managers whom, along with their teams, provide outstanding customer service to a variety of Fortune 500 clients globally. Our Office Document Services teams handle document production, records management, hospitality services, and mail distribution, for a large group of corporate, legal, and financial service clients. This role combines a traditional management po...
Join our dynamic group of managers whom, along with their teams, provide outstanding customer service to a variety of Fortune 500 clients globally. Our Office Document Services teams handle document production, records management, hospitality services, and mail distribution, for a large group of corporate, legal, and financial service clients. This role combines a traditional management position,...
This position reports to Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis. The primary object involves meeting stringent deadlines, creating presentations, generating reports, operational analysis and various special projects. Responsibilities include: - Calculate and analyze various financial and operational metrics on a monthly basis as compared to annual budget, forecast and historical trends. - Prepare...
This elite entertainment firm is looking for an Accounts Payable Manager. The Accounts Payable professional will be responsible for supervising a staff of 3 analysts. In addition, responsibilities include: Developing and reviewing a reporting package - aging report, un-invoiced receipts report etc. Closing on a weekly and at-month end the AP module - this includes balancing schedules. Direct super...
Our Client, a leading manufacturing company in the northern suburbs of Illinois, is looking for a Staff Accountant. The ideal candidate will have two to three years of experience and be eligible to sit for the CPA exam. The position will assist the Controller in the month-end accounting close. Salary will be in the 60 - 70K range and include a full benefit package. Duties: • Closes cash disburseme...
Our Client is hiring a Senior Internal Auditor in the Deerfield area. The position requires 3 + years of experience along with a certified designation of CPA, CIA, CISA, CISSP or CFE. The Internal Audit Associate will schedule internal audit reviews where they will follow the Internal Audit methodology, interview clients, create process flows and narratives, review business processes, identify and...
Company Description: Growing Long Island Real Estate company leading is seeking a Assistant Controller to work closely with President and COO. Responsibilities: • Responsible for all functions of the Accounting Department, including AR, AP,and Payroll. Supervision and management of three staff, which includes the senior accountant, AR/payroll clerk and AP clerk; Ensure the timeliness and accuracy...
CONTROLLER NEEDED!!! Are you looking for an opportunity with a growing company? Our client is an industry leader in the manufacturing and consumer products industry. They are looking for a controller to be responsible for month end close, financial statement audits, intercompany transactions, internal reporting, and other special projects. Qualifications: - 10 years of relevant experience - Bachel...
To apply to this position please email your resume directly to Andria Goff at ***** In the subject line of your email type "Senior Auditor" Our client, is a large publicly traded client with revenues in the billions. They are a leader in their industry and they are seeking an internal auditor to join their team. This position is open because the incumbent was promoted to an e...
The Director, Global Consolidations and Reporting job is responsible for the global consolidation of multiple entities and preparation of global financial statements. Candidate will be responsible for the evaluation, review and monitoring of financial statements and accounting policies at regional locations, ensuring consistent accounting application. Position will also oversee the administration...
Parker and Lynch is recruiting for a Property Accountant job in the North Dallas area. This position will be responsible for the property accounting for a portfolio of retail properties and corporate accounting duties as assigned. This person will report directly to the CFO. This role is ideal for someone with property accounting experience who wants a role with a family oriented business. This co...
At Parker + Lynch in St. Louis, MO we have a client in need of a Financial Analyst. This is a great company that is located in St. Louis and loves team players. Our client also promotes work life balance along with needing a candidate that is willing to work some overtime when needed. This job requires a background in analysis to assist with building reports and understand market research. Our cli...
Our rapidly growing Houston client is experiencing unheard of growth by 100s of millions of dollars within just a few years and they need help! They are converting to EPICOR and need someone with an accounting background who is also a "super-user" of versions 9 and even experience in version 10. 5+ years of relevant experience is required. This role is a crucial part of managing the implementation...
Parker & Lynch has a great opportunity for an Accounts Receivable Manager Job. This position requires excellent managerial skills as the position will oversee a team of 10. The Accounts Receivable Manager Job will be responsible for overseeing all collections, billing, and receivables. The manager will assisting in training and developing the team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background...
A Staff Accountant job in Brentwood, TN is currently available courtesy of Parker & Lynch. To be considered for this opportunity, you must have a Bachelor's degree and at least one year of experience in a similar role. Our client is publicly traded and has a great company culture. The Staff Accountant job will give you exposure to upper management that will allow excellent growth opportunities. Th...
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006

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