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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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ACCOUNTING PROFESSIONAL wanted for AP, AR & collections. Construction experience a plus for busy construction company. Interested candidates, please send resume along with salary requirements to: ***** Posting provided by:...
Part Time - 25 hours, Mon-Fri 8a-1p Responsible for a variety of financial functions including accounts payable / receivable, invoicing, accounts reconciliation and taxes. 5+ yrs experience in accounting Working knowledge of Peachtree/Sage Ability to multi-task Send resume & 3 references by May 2 to: Barb City Manor 680 Haish Blvd, DeKalb, IL 60115 Posting provided by:...
OFFICE ASSISTANT Weekend office work in an East Windsor Apartment Rental Office. Show apartments, answer phones and assist residents. Hours are Saturday 9-4pm and Sunday 10am-4pm. Apply in person at: Garden View Apartments B-23 Garden View Terrace, East Windsor NJ 08520 No phone calls please This listing brought to you by The Princeton Packet....
External Description Roles, Responsibilities and Expectations A ssign and monitor work performed by the Procure to Pay and T&E Teams. Establish goals and vision for the department that are in-line with the company’s goals and vision for the procure-to-pay and T&E processes while promoting a customer focused attitude within the teams. Evaluate departmental processes, technology, and organization fo...
Job Title: Contract Specialist Location: Indianapolis, IN Duties: Answer inquiries and analyze/troubleshoots problems with the contract process that may include billing. May also provide specialized contract support for a specific business unit or product/service Identifies problem areas and recommends corrective solutions. Maintain documentation and databases according to established guidelines a...
Principal Objective(s)/ Position Summary: The main objective of the Accounts Payable Clerk is to ensure accurate financial reporting by keeping current with the vendor invoice processing and ensuring timely check processing. The Accounts Payable Clerk is responsible for the following: receiving the company invoices, checking for coding and approvals, and entering into the Company accounting system...
Compensation: $100K to 107K Produce ad hoc business metric analysis for the following functions, trends, productivity, and inventory analysis Collaborate with cost accountant to assess discrepancies during physical inventories Assess inter-organizational process improvement plans per business needs for inventory accounting purposes Provide analytical support for planning, forecasting, and modeling...
Compensation: $100K to 107K Produce ad hoc business metric analysis for the following functions, trends, productivity, and inventory analysis Collaborate with cost accountant to assess discrepancies during physical inventories Assess inter-organizational process improvement plans per business needs for inventory accounting purposes Provide analytical support for planning, forecasting, and modeling...
Compensation: $101K to 108K Produce ad hoc business metric analysis for the following functions, trends, productivity, and inventory analysis Collaborate with cost accountant to assess discrepancies during physical inventories Assess inter-organizational process improvement plans per business needs for inventory accounting purposes Provide analytical support for planning, forecasting, and modeling...
Outstanding Manufacturing Facility looking for an experienced Accounting Manager. Must have been in an accounting rold. Could be managing over the IT dept also. Pay depends on experience....
Compensation: $101K to 108K Produce ad hoc business metric analysis for the following functions, trends, productivity, and inventory analysis Collaborate with cost accountant to assess discrepancies during physical inventories Assess inter-organizational process improvement plans per business needs for inventory accounting purposes Provide analytical support for planning, forecasting, and modeling...
Compensation: $101K to 108K Produce ad hoc business metric analysis for the following functions, trends, productivity, and inventory analysis Collaborate with cost accountant to assess discrepancies during physical inventories Assess inter-organizational process improvement plans per business needs for inventory accounting purposes Provide analytical support for planning, forecasting, and modeling...
SUMMARY Researches and provides financial and business related analyses to assess the impact of various projects, systems and transactions. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS • Conducts analyses and research in such areas as financial and expense performance, rate of return, depreciation, working capital and investment. • Prepares forecasts and analyze trends in manufacturing, sales, finance, general business co...
A very successful company is looking for a talented Finance Manager. This position is a key member of the Finance team and will work cross functionally in this highly visible role. The company is in a strong growth phase and this position offers an excellent career path. The essential function of the position is to track, report and manage key information flows and business processes. The successf...
Compensation: $100K to 107K Produce ad hoc business metric analysis for the following functions, trends, productivity, and inventory analysis Collaborate with cost accountant to assess discrepancies during physical inventories Assess inter-organizational process improvement plans per business needs for inventory accounting purposes Provide analytical support for planning, forecasting, and modeling...
Compensation: $101K to 108K Produce ad hoc business metric analysis for the following functions, trends, productivity, and inventory analysis Collaborate with cost accountant to assess discrepancies during physical inventories Assess inter-organizational process improvement plans per business needs for inventory accounting purposes Provide analytical support for planning, forecasting, and modeling...
Compensation: $101K to 108K Produce ad hoc business metric analysis for the following functions, trends, productivity, and inventory analysis Collaborate with cost accountant to assess discrepancies during physical inventories Assess inter-organizational process improvement plans per business needs for inventory accounting purposes Provide analytical support for planning, forecasting, and modeling...
Compensation: $101K to 108K Produce ad hoc business metric analysis for the following functions, trends, productivity, and inventory analysis Collaborate with cost accountant to assess discrepancies during physical inventories Assess inter-organizational process improvement plans per business needs for inventory accounting purposes Provide analytical support for planning, forecasting, and modeling...
Compensation: $101K to 108K Produce ad hoc business metric analysis for the following functions, trends, productivity, and inventory analysis Collaborate with cost accountant to assess discrepancies during physical inventories Assess inter-organizational process improvement plans per business needs for inventory accounting purposes Provide analytical support for planning, forecasting, and modeling...
Compensation: $101K to 108K Produce ad hoc business metric analysis for the following functions, trends, productivity, and inventory analysis Collaborate with cost accountant to assess discrepancies during physical inventories Assess inter-organizational process improvement plans per business needs for inventory accounting purposes Provide analytical support for planning, forecasting, and modeling...
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