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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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Mutual of Omaha offers exceptional opportunities as a Financial Advisor, where a career path is accomplished through your own professional achievements, not seniority or tenure. Mutual of Omaha provides its Financial Advisors with professional development through coaching and one-on-one interactions, while allowing for flexible scheduling and the potential to earn a rewarding income. As a Financia...
A career opportunity with Mutual of Omaha can provide you with: » Unlimited income potential, plus bonuses and other awards » Financial support during your first three years to help you build your business » Worldwide incentive travel Be in business for yourself but not by yourself! Mutual of Omaha has: » One of the best comprehensive training programs in the industry » Turn-key programs dedicated...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is looking for a strong Senior Accountant to join their team ASAP for a 2-3 month contract assignment. This opportunity is located in Irving, Texas. REQUIREMENTS: The ideal candidate will possess: Strong Excel skills with ability to perform v look ups, pivot tables and someone that can navigate through high volume data 5+ years of experience and understanding of the ba...
RESPONSIBILITIES: A Kforce client is seeking a Financial Auditor in the Fairfax, Virginia (VA) area to perform assigned tasks in accordance with directions provided by engagement mangers/leadership. Responsibilities: Audit and/or financial accounting Auditing federal financial statements for federal agencies Understanding current impediments to audit-ability of financial statement line items or fi...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client a highly recognized professional service firm seeks a Manager or Director of Quality Assurance to lead its ever growing staff in White Plains, NY. Job Summary: This is a key role in the Assurance Program and will conduct in-depth analysis of audit documents, financial statements, as well as technical impact studies, help craft and implement new compliance standards, en...
RESPONSIBILITIES: A Kforce client is looking for a Senior Financial Analyst in St. Louis, MO. This person will be responsible for financial modeling, scenario planning, product estimations, and forecasts. REQUIREMENTS: Minimum Requirements: A Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance A CPA is preferred Any relevant education or training will be considered a plus. If you meet these criteria and ar...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client, a well respected public accounting firm, seeks a Tax Manager to join its extended family environment in Somers, NY. In this position, you will assist with client relations, provide day-to-day accounting support to a portfolio of clients, and supervise "value added" non audit related engagements, prepare tax filings as well as research and planning activities. This is...
RESPONSIBILITIES: A Kforce client, a well respected public accounting firm, is seeking a Senior-level Accountant to join their extended family environment located in Somers, New York (NY). In this position, you will maintain client relationships and provide day to day accounting and tax related support to a portfolio of clients. This is a unique firm that offers their employees a unique 'Quality o...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking an AR/Billing Operations Analyst in Alpharetta, GA. Candidate will be responsible for the first response to both external and internal customer inquiries timely and accurately and routing customer inquiries throughout the Customer Operations Finance organization for prompt resolution. Responsibilities Include: Respond to customer inquiries timely and accurat...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client, a well respected public accounting firm, is seeking a Staff Auditor in White Plains, NY to join their extended family environment. In this position, you will maintain client relationships, assist with executing and planning financial audits for a portfolio of clients in diverse industries, present findings to audit management as well as client finance teams, and prepa...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Senior Financial Analyst in Pittsburgh, PA. Duties: Responsible for data entry, and reconciling the company's commodity, energy and currency hedge portfolios Record monthly hedge journal entries and prepare monthly reports for management Input hedge transactions and pricing data into the Company's hedge accounting software and maintain system integrity Res...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client in Houston, TX is seeking a Project Accounting Supervisor. The Project Accounting Supervisor will be responsible for: Supervising 3-4 project accountants Reviewing quarterly project reconciliations Attending project recon meetings Reviewing account reconciliations Reviewing outstanding orders (backlog) on a quarterly basis and meet with Contract Coordinators to discuss...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce is currently partnering with a client that is looking for an accomplished Accounts Payable Specialist for their team in Dallas, Texas (TX). The Accounts Payable Specialist position comes with a competitive salary and benefit package. Duties include: Daily processing of incoming invoices Matching to purchase orders Submitting for managerial approval Tracking to assure timel...
RESPONSIBILITIES: A world class financial services company in NYC seeks a Compliance Audit Manager - Internal Audit Group Responsibilities: Execute audits related to the compliance and regulatory functions within the Company, including key regulatory requirements (aml/bsa, usa patriot act, etc). Audits are integrated and consider financial, operational, compliance, and technology risks. Support bu...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client, a growing CPA tax practice located in Woodbury, Long Island is seeking a Bookkeeper. This role will service a diverse client base including artists, musicians, and media professionals. This company has a really nice work environment and offices, convenient location. They also offer competitive compensation and benefits. REQUIREMENTS: 4 plus years of related CPA firm b...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client in Washington, DC is looking for an IT Audit Manager. Duties: Directs day to day accomplishments of the audit using tailored IT audit programs. Develops work plan, schedules and coordination among audit team. Monitors progress against schedules, budgets, project/task deliverables and status reporting. REQUIREMENTS: Bachelors degree required. 6+ years of Information Sys...
RESPONSIBILITIES: A Kforce East Valley client, a leading regional CPA Firm in Tempe, Arizona (AZ) with a stellar reputation of excellence is seeking a Senior Auditor for their practice. In this role, you will assist Managers on all aspects of engagements; analyze financial statements; evaluate internal controls; supervise and develop junior staff; and work closely with client management and great...
RESPONSIBILITIES: A Kforce client is seeking a Public Staff Auditor to join its growing office in Stamford, Connecticut (CT). The position will be responsible for auditing diverse engagements for various corporate and 'not for profit' clients. This highly visible role offers one an outstanding advancement potential and very competitive compensation in a great work environment! REQUIREMENTS: To qua...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client, a world class financial services firm in Newark New Jersey (NJ) is seeking a Manager of Data Analysis for Audit. The qualified individual will provide analytics strategy and support for all audit groups across the department with the objective of optimizing the use of data in support of audit planning and testing as well as in the development of effective continuous m...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce is seeking a Documentation Coordinator for our Boca Raton, FL client. This person would be responsible for: General knowledge in 21 CFR part 111 cGMP regulations Ability to review Production Documents from contract manufacturers, review COAs and complete label reviews for 21 CFR part 111 cGMP compliance Collect and maintain files of the latest revision level documentation...
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Size of Industry in 2006:
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006

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