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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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Perform complex level internal auditing work. Conduct operational, financial, and compliance audit projects; provide consulting services to the organization’s management and staff. Assess the adequacy of internal controls over financial reporting (SOX) in accordance with test plans by conducting regular audits. Provide input to the development of the annual audit plan. Maintain all organizatio...
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HC124533: M. Street Homes LLC Houston, TX See Below To Apply Accountant: Responsible for accounting, finance, forecasting, strategic planning, costing, deal analysis & negotiating private & institutional financing. Perform budgeting/forecasting with complex/dynamic financial models. Strategic analysis on resource utilization, tax strategies, & assumptions underlying budget forecast. Maintain d...
GP Strategies Corporation is a global performance improvement solutions provider of training, eLearning solutions, management consulting, and engineering services. We are publicly traded (GPX on the NYSE) and partner with a client list that includes one third of Fortune 500 companies. GP Strategies employs more than 3,000 professionals worldwide and has been named one of Fortune Magazine’s top “10...
This position is located in our VA, Chesapeake facility Performs financial analysis and reporting in order to monitor finances associated with business operations. 1. Responsible for various financial functions such as budgeting, auditing, forecasting, and analysis. 2. Collects and reviews financial data from various sources. 3. Creates, maintains, and updates financial databases and spreadshe...
Nationwide Insurance Claims Specialist III Nationwide Insurance is seeking experienced Claims Professionals to join our Commercial Casualty Litigation Unit in Lincoln, NE. The Claims Specialist III will be handling litigated commercial lines files. The primary job responsibilities include: Management of an inventory of claim files that are in litigation throughout a number of states in the western...
COST ACCOUNTING ANALYST Will receive, review and analyze a wide range of costing information. Audits cost data, prepares spreadsheets and performs data entry. Requires 2 year Accounting degree, high attention to detail, 10-key calculator, and computer skills (Excel, Word, Outlook). This full time position offers great pay, career growth, and excellent benefit package including health, dental, Prof...
At Great American, we focus on building relationships and linking people to various career paths. Whether it’s underwriting, claims, accounting, IT, legal, or customer service, Great American Insurance Group combines a "small company" entrepreneurial atmosphere with "big company" expertise. Great American has more than 25 specialty insurance divisions within our Property & Casualty Group, and our ...
Job Description: This is a high volume position handling over 500 payroll employees in a multi-state / union capacity. Person needs to have experience handling a minimum of 500 payrolls. This is a fast-paced environment, lots of data entry and reporting to the local unions, so the ideal person needs to be able to roll up their sleeves and go to work! 3-5 years of direct experience They work o...
Job Description: This Assistant Controller Position Features: ? Growing Company ? Casual Work Environment ? Flexible Schedule - 25-35 hours per week ? Great Pay to $30/hour Immediate need for assistant controller seeking growing company, casual work environment and flexible schedule . Accounting degree, 5 years experience and account reconciliations will be keys to success in this growing, s...
Job Description: This Assistant Controller Position Features: ? Growing Company ? Casual Work Environment ? Flexible Schedule ? Great Pay to $30/hour Immediate need for assistant controller seeking growing company, casual work environment and flexible schedule . Accounting degree, 5 years experience and account reconciliations will be keys to success in this growing, stable organization. Wil...
Job Description: Office Manager duties: ***Coordinate and direct administrative support functions for an office or department. ***Implement policies and procedures for production of documents, work flow, filing, ordering supplies, record maintenance, and other clerical services. ***Organize office operations such as workspace assignment and layout. Bookkeeper duties: **Compute, classify, and...
Job Description: This Bookkeeper Position Features: ? Immediate ? Benefits ? Salary ? Great Pay to $52K General Contracting company with a main focus in commercial construction has an immediate need for a full fledge Bookkeeper. Successful incumbent should have 3 plus years working in this capacity. Daily duties will include, but not limited to client billing,subcontractor billing, general l...
Liability Claims Team Lead - Location TBD CLAIM YOUR FUTURE AS A GREAT PERFORMER! Providing both satisfying and challenging work along with a highly professional and friendly work atmosphere, Sedgwick has a strong commitment to its colleagues and its clients. If you are seeking a place where you can do great things for those whose lives you touch while maximizing your own career possibilities, S...
Administrative Assistant CLAIM YOUR FUTURE AS A GREAT PERFORMER! Providing both satisfying and challenging work along with a highly professional and friendly work atmosphere, Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc. has a strong commitment to its colleagues and its clients. If you are seeking place where you can do great things for those whose lives you touch while maximizing your own career po...
Disability Representative CLAIM YOUR FUTURE AS A GREAT PERFORMER! Providing both satisfying and challenging work along with a highly professional and friendly work atmosphere, Sedgwick has a strong commitment to its colleagues and its clients. If you are seeking place where you can do great things for those whose lives you touch while maximizing your own career possibilities, Sedgwick is the pla...
Claims Examiner Liability - Location TBD CLAIM YOUR FUTURE AS A GREAT PERFORMER! Providing both satisfying and challenging work along with a highly professional and friendly work atmosphere, Sedgwick has a strong commitment to its colleagues and its clients. If you are seeking a place where you can do great things for those whose lives you touch while maximizing your own career possibilities, Se...
Claims Associate - Liability CLAIM YOUR FUTURE AS A GREAT PERFORMER! Providing both satisfying and challenging work along with a highly professional and friendly work atmosphere, Sedgwick has a strong commitment to its colleagues and its clients. If you are seeking a place where you can do great things for those whose lives you touch while maximizing your own career possibilities, Sedgwick is th...
Service Center Representative CLAIM YOUR FUTURE AS A GREAT PERFORMER! Providing both satisfying and challenging work along with a highly professional and friendly work atmosphere, Sedgwick has a strong commitment to its colleagues and its clients. If you are seeking a place where you can do great things for those whose lives you touch while maximizing your own career possibilities, Sedgwick is t...
Claims Examiner Workers Compensation CLAIM YOUR FUTURE AS A GREAT PERFORMER! Providing both satisfying and challenging work along with a highly professional and friendly work atmosphere, Sedgwick has a strong commitment to its colleagues and its clients. If you are seeking a place where you can do great things for those whose lives you touch while maximizing your own career possibilities, Sedgwi...
Claims Representative - Liability CLAIM YOUR FUTURE AS A GREAT PERFORMER! Providing both satisfying and challenging work along with a highly professional and friendly work atmosphere, Sedgwick has a strong commitment to its colleagues and its clients. If you are seeking a place where you can do great things for those whose lives you touch while maximizing your own career possibilities, Sedgwick ...

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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006

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