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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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ACCOUNTANT Local CPA firm. Full time. Degree, audit/computer skills required 3-5 years experience preferred. Send resume to: P.O. Box 818, Joplin, MO 64802 or email ***** This job listing brought to you by The Joplin Globe...
Accounting Help Needed Our dealership is in need of a person that can multi-task in a busy work environment. Applicants must have at least a 2-year accounting degree or 1-2 years experience in accounts payable/receivable. Applicants must have excellent computer skills and be comfortable in recording financial transactions. All applicants are subject to drug screens and full background check. Pleas...
ST. LUKE’S IS NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR: Billing Clerk: Billing private pay, Medicaid, Medicare Part A and B. Billing experience preferred. Knowledge of Quickbooks and Medi-bill system a plus. Excel experience required. Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m.- 5 pm IN OUR SKILLED CARE FACILITY We Offer: Excellent working conditions, competitive pay, annual raises, generous PTO plan, 100% paid health ins,de...
MUNI BOND BROKER TRAINEE Earn $250k annually. Train with million $ brokers. Service High-Net-Worth Investors. Series 7 a plus Salary + Commission + Benefits. Boca Raton Email resume: ***** keywords: financial sales trainee municipal bonds Product sales trader stucturer risk manager financial planner marketing wealth management...
Finance Manager Must have an accounting degree and a minimum 1-2 years of accounting experience with very strong references. Exceptional Organizational and Communication Skills required. Strong Computer skills. Salary, Health Insurance, Paid Vacation, Holidays & Computer. Please email resume to ***** Posting provided by:...
STAFF ACCOUNTANT. Functions as a business support person to the plant and financial management team. Responsible for plant level costs and control including cost accounting, bill of material audits, and cost analysis. Supports month-end close and special projects as requested. Works closely with manufacturing to understand issues and how they impact the financial results as well as educate/inform ...
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ACCOUNTING Clerk with prev exp for Newport Hotel Group in Middletown, RI. Duties in A/R & A/P. FT. Great wages, benefits, & 401K. Please apply at: newporthotelgroup.com...
Director of Finance The City of Lindsay Oklahoma $47,840 to $66,560/yr Send resume to ***** AA/EOE The Dallas Morning News - 11/23/2014...
Bilingual Member Service Center Representative I Come Join our Winning Team! We are inviting bilingual individuals who are smart, creative, up for any challenge, and incredibly excited about what they do to come and join our Numerica family. If giving back to the community is important, Numerica is a great fit for you! We have a long history of partnering with organizations which help make o...
Position Description: 40 86 Mortgage Capital is currently looking for a Loan Servicing Analyst to join our Commercial Mortgage team. You will administer, maintain, and control selected commercial mortgage loans. What you will be doing: • Reviewing and responding to borrower requests for loan assumptions, extensions, and modifications • Performing annual property inspections • Tracking a...
This position is located in our VA, Hampton 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 spreadsheets...
FUND ACCOUNTANTS- Evansville, IN Are you ready to work with some of the most prestigious clients in the Financial Services industry? SS&C Technologies, Inc. is a leader in the delivery of investment and financial management software and leading global provider of on-and-off shore fund administration services to the Hedge Fund, Private Equity and Institutional Financial Services Investment industr...
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FUND ACCOUNTANTS-Evansville, Indiana Are you ready to work with some of the most prestigious clients in the Financial Services industry? SS&C Technologies, Inc. is a leader in the delivery of investment and financial management software and leading global provider of on-and-off shore fund administration services to the Hedge Fund, Private Equity and Institutional Financial Services Investment ind...
This position is located in our VA, McLean facility • Support the senior Budget Officer and Comptroller in the areas of budget execution and formulation. • Assist with preparation of the annual budget submissions; providing guidance to directorate and center personnel on technical program and budget matters. • Assist with the review and verify program and budget data submitted by directorates a...
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Koch Glitsch LP is looking for an Accountant I to join our team at our world headquarters in Wichita, KS. Candidates for this role, should possess strong critical thinking skills, effective communication skills, and have the ability to solve problems and help implement those solutions throughout the business. Candidates should also be proactive, internally motivated, and willing to drive change in...
Job ID: 36025 Position Description: Clean Harbors is the leading provider of environmental, energy and industrial services throughout North America. The Company serves a diverse customer base, including a majority of the Fortune 500 companies, thousands of smaller private entities and numerous federal, state, provincial and local governmental agencies. Through its Safety-Kleen subsidiary, Clean ...
Junior Staff Accountant The Greysmith Companies is looking for an up and coming Staff Accountant for a fast-growing manufacturing company. This position is ideal for a candidate that is looking to be a part of a diverse and creative team where they can expand on their accounting skills and career. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the ability to multi-task, a willingness to lea...

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Size of Industry in 2006:
7,168,000
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006

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