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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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Senior Billing Coordinator Law Firm Senior Billing Coordinator needed for established law firm. You will be responsible for the accurate processing of client bills, accounts receivable write-offs, application of unapplied funds, and funds held in escrow. You will be responsible for tracking unbilled time, outstanding pre-bills, and ensuring the billing attorneys meet their monthly billing deadline...
SUMMARY: This position will be responsible for researching and addressing accounting related implications associated with new transactions and/or the adoption of new accounting guidance. This position will also be responsible for working with business partners within the organization to ensure that the financial statements are in compliance with U.S. GAAP. In addition, this individual will also be...
A Nashville Medical Office is looking for a Patient Account Representative to assist in their Billing and Coding Department. The ideal candidate will have excellent customer service skills, be detail oriented and have the ability to work effectively under pressure. Candidates must have 3 years of recent Medical Billing and Collections experience. Responsibilities include, but not limited to, filin...
Randstad is seeking a professional Insurance Agent for a well-established Nashville company in the downtown area of Nashville. The ideal candidate will have the ability to obtain client information, determine eligibility, and establish insurance policies. This opportunity is a temporary position with opportunity to become permanent within this team paying $15 per hour. Working hours are Monday thr...
We are looking for resumes from top notch, Accounting professionals for roles in the metro-west and central Mass area. We have a wide variety of openings from entry level to "C" level and also contracting to direct hire placement. If you are looking for a new position or just want to see what opportunities are out there, apply now! Examples of positions we fill are :- CFO Controller and Assistant...
Cencor Realty Services is a leading commercial management and development firm. We provide property management, accounting and development services. Cencor manages a statewide shopping center portfolio of more than 21.5 million square feet. Together with our brokerage company, The Weitzman Group, we offer a full range of commercial real estate services - all designed with our clients' needs in min...
Property Accounting Manager/Operations Manager Needed(Philadelphia, PA) Rapidly growing residential Property Management firm in Philadelphia is looking for an intelligent and experienced Property Accountant who can also lead and manage an office. This is the opportunity of a lifetime for an individual with a high business IQ, who is career driven, and can excel in a fast paced environment where th...
Sunoco Logistics Partners L.P. (NYSE: SXL) is a master limited partnership that owns and operates a logistics business consisting of a geographically diverse portfolio of complementary crude oil, refined products, and natural gas liquids pipeline, terminalling and acquisition and marketing assets which are used to facilitate the purchase and sale of crude oil, refined products, and natural gas liq...
Sunoco Logistics Partners L.P. (NYSE: SXL) is a master limited partnership that owns and operates a logistics business consisting of a geographically diverse portfolio of complementary crude oil, refined products, and natural gas liquids pipeline, terminalling and acquisition and marketing assets which are used to facilitate the purchase and sale of crude oil, refined products, and natural gas liq...
MetLife, a leading provider of insurance and other financial services to individual and institutional customers, is seeking a Director Underwriting Strategy in Charlotte, NC! Beyond meaningful and challenging work, MetLife provides a variety of flexible work arrangements, as well as a tuition reimbursement program, competitive benefits, and retirement and pension plans. MetLife’s responsiveness to...
Dynamic Property & Casualty Insurance Company is in search of an experienced, goal-oriented Workers' Compensation Specialist to join their team! JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Manages workers compensation claims determining compensability and benefits due on long term indemnity claims, monitors reserve accuracy, and files necessary documentation with state agency. Develops and manages workers comp...
Accounts Payable Clerk - Accurate, Poised and Professional Job Label:CCL_APC-2 The accounts payable clerk provides direct support to the accounting department with respect to day-to-day operations. Celebration is South Florida’s best value cruise line to The Bahamas. In fact, in a 2012 Cruise Critic Cruisers' Poll, Celebration Cruise Line was voted "Best For Value". Celebration sailing out of the...
A Fortune 500 energy company is currently seeking a Financial Analyst responsible for providing financial leadership and process support for budget development and cost management at Robinson Nuclear Plant in Hartsville, SC. This is a 4 month CONTRACT position, with the possibility of extension. Local candidates preferred, but per diem will be available for qualified candidates. Responsibilities f...
Accounting Rep-WD30009071 Johnson Controls is a global multi-industrial company with core businesses in the automotive, building and energy storage industries. Our 170,000 employees create quality products and services to optimize energy and operational efficiencies of buildings, energy storage and interior systems for automobiles. Through our growth strategies and by increasing market share we ar...
The Manager, Finance and Administration provides leadership and coordination of the accounting/financial management and office administration of the Company. The Manager will ensure that the company accounting procedures conform to generally accepted accounting principles. Primary Responsibilities: Diligently manage and accurately process all operational, sales, and general administrative costs in...
A Fortune 500 Company is looking for a skilled individual to support their Accounts Payable Department. This is a long term contract opportunity. Accounts Payable Processor Handling activities in the Oracle Accounts Payable system. It requires assisting and co-ordination of workflow for AP teammates to ensure timely and accurate processing of payments. Accounts Payable Description: Monitor workflo...
Take advantage of an outstanding opportunity with a top-notch North County Medical Device company. We offer a very competitive compensation package as well as outstanding benefits, including Medical and Dental. If you would like to be a part of this cutting-edge and growth-oriented organization, please contact Mat at ***** Job Purpose: Ensures the integrity of accounting information by r...
My client in the East Bay is seeking an AP Specialist with 1-3 years of experience in Accounts Payable. A successful candidate will: · Assist Accounting Manager in maintaining financial files, both electronic and paper files, including but not limited to vendor contracts, W9s, A/P files, and staff payroll distribution logs with the goal of ensuring the accuracy of all records. · Assist the Finance...
Bookkeeper/Customer Service Assistant Northshore arborist firm looking for full-time Bookkeeper/Customer Service Assistant. Enterprising, detail oriented who loves organization and precision and can comply with documentation and deadlines, while applying innovative solutions. compensation: Commensurate with experience...
Frontline Source Group - temporary staffing and direct hire firm – is looking for an Assistant Controller for our North Austin, TX client on a contract to possible hire basis. Overview of Position: The Accounting Manager is responsible for the general accounting responsibilities as well as leading a small staff and reporting to the CFO. Daily responsibilities for the Accounting Manager would inclu...
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