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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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. Our client, a local, mid-sized public accounting firm is looking to add a Sr. Tax Manager - CPA to their team. Ideal candidates must have 10+ years in a Corporate Accounting environment as a CPA. Candidates must have extensive knowledge of providing tax services and be looking for a senior role with quick potential for partnership. This candidate must have held managerial responsibilities and ov...
Everest Global Services, a member of the Everest Re Group, LTD, a worldwide Reinsurance Company, is looking for an outstanding Accounting Analyst to fill a position in our Financial Reporting Department in Liberty Corner, NJ office. Responsibilities: • Prepare and update the 10Q and financials on a quarterly basis and 10K on an annual basis • Gather all support and documentation for the quarterly...
Everest Global Services, a member of the Everest Re Group, LTD, a worldwide Reinsurance Company, is looking for an outstanding Program Business Accounting Associate Manager to fill a position in our Comptrollers Department in Liberty Corner, NJ office. The candidate would be responsible for overseeing various Third Party Administrator (“TPA”) accounting processes and activities, including performi...
SENIOR TAX ACCOUNTANT If you are looking for the opportunity for personal and professional growth as well as limited travel, flexible scheduling, and lower hour requirements than most CPA firms, we invite you to learn more about Conner Ash, a top 25 work balance CPA firm. The ideal candidate will have 3 to 5 years of experience with a CPA firm. A CPA certificate is strongly preferred. Familiarity...
Everest Global Services, Inc., a member of the Everest Re Group Ltd., is seeking an individual for our Reinsurance Claim Department at our headquarters in Liberty Corner, NJ. Responsibilities: The position responsibilities include reviewing, approving, and processing of reinsurance claims across a diverse book of business. Additionally, the position entails preparing and reviewing summary level re...
PROGRAM BUDGET SPECIALIST POSITION Altimax Solutions LLC, a technical and engineering consulting firm based in Columbia, MD provides the talent, innovation and proven performance to deliver integrated engineering, management solutions and consulting services for businesses and the federal government. Capabilities include systems engineering, information technology and program management support se...
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Description: Experienced Accountant/ Full-Charge Bookkeeper needed to work full time for a finance/investment firm. Candidate must be detail oriented, punctual, dedicated, accurate and efficient, a self-starter, and responsible. Must also possess a strong work ethic and the ability to handle multiple projects. Salary may be adjusted based on experience and skill set. Skills/Qualifications Required...
Apply Direct https://careers-enovationcontrols.icims.com/jobs/1199/sec-reporting-manager/job Manage preparation of quarterly and annual SEC reporting statements including coordination with other departments, developing and maintaining strict timelines, researching and applying new pronouncements and reporting regulations, compliance with SOX policies and procedures and technical accounting disclos...
Description: Overview: This position supports our Global Engineering Solutions Business Unit. This BU is responsible for: Testing - Lionbridge provides a variety of testing services, some of which are offered to clients under the VeriTest® brand. VeriTest services include enterprise-scale managed test teams, test process design, test automation, functional testing, performance testing, globalizati...
Our client is seeking a Billing Coordinator. The potential candidate will be responsible for answering patient inquiry calls and correspondence in a professional and courteous manner as well as researching / resolving any issues or concerns patients may have with their accounts. · May also be responsible for contacting insurance carriers, patients and other facilities as needed to get maximum paym...
Saint-Gobain, the world leader in the habitat and construction markets, designs, manufactures and distributes building materials, providing innovative solutions to meet growing demand in emerging economies, for energy efficiency and for environmental protection. Saint-Gobain is a welcoming, solid, open-minded company that offers long-term career opportunities. About CertainTeed Through the respons...
The Lead Insurance Analyst role includes daily involvement within the Corporate Risk Management department assisting in global risk management insurance programs; as well as implementing the five risk management strategies: prevention, claim mitigation, risk avoidance and transfer. Skills required include identification of pure risks to the corporation, quantification and articulation of the corpo...
Beecher Carlson is a large account risk management broker that delivers expertise by industry focus and product specialization. We strive to develop new and better technologies to support your business requirements and drive operational excellence. By leveraging our deep risk management expertise, we are able to help clients manage their business risks, protect and enhance their capital and fulfil...
NJ Financial Firm Seeking Experienced Marketing Data Analyst Individual will be supporting the Investments Team by performing the following responsibilities: Obtain, manipulate and analyze data Report data analysis findings Review contact records to ensure accuracy of information Identify discrepancies and make recommendations for corrective plans Gather data and run sales and marketing initiative...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Payroll Specialist in Ft Lauderdale, FL. Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Enter and process new hires, merit increases, status changes, and terminations Update employee information in ADP Posting changes in pay and tax status and miscellaneous changes Calculating and recording payroll deductions Maintain employee, time and attend...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is searching for a Payroll Accountant to join their team in Grand Rapids, MI. This is a great opportunity for a full time position with this company. Job Scope: A strong candidate should have processed in-house payroll for 100+ employees in a multi-state environment. Duties Include: Tracking hours, coding labor, working with project accountant to accurately track hours...
Compensation: $70,000 - $80,000 Contact: Shane Paynter Phone: 614-643-0704 Email: ***** Are you an experienced IT Auditprofessional who is ready to accept new challenges and work for one of the most respected companies in the industry? One of our growing clients has an immediate need for a Senior IT Auditor. In this highly visible role, you will have the unique opportunity to ga...
RESPONSIBILITIES: A local St. Louis, MO client is hiring for an Accountant role. The position is accountable for recording the cost of newly-acquired fixed assets, tracking existing fixed assets, recording depreciation, and accounting for the disposition of fixed assets for domestic & international locations. Candidate will prepare and review journal entries, reconcile the balance and track compan...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce is seeking an Order Services Specialist in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida (FL) for one of our premier clients. Job Responsibilities: As an Order Services Specialist, you will be responsible for processing a variety of standard and complex order types and ensuring these orders flow through the entire order processing lifecycle. You will also review and analyze contracts for custom...
Independence Physician Management's mission is to operate our physician clinics and support our facilities in the delivery of superior quality healthcare services to our patients. The Accountant, Regional Finance, IPM, coordinates and prepares the usual and customary accounting transactions and activities with assigned Corporate Accounting functions such as general ledger, intercompany transaction...
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