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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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Second Harvest Community Food BankNeeds: Special Projects CoordinatorSecond Harvest Community Food Bank located in St. Joseph, Missouri is seeking to fill the position of Special Projects Coordinator. This position will provide fundraising and marketing support through special events, volunteer, food drive, and public and media relations coordination for the organization in fulfilling its mission ...
SENIOR FINANCIAL ANALYST Big Y Foods, Inc. is looking for an experienced individual to provide financial planning and analysis for the Company’s operational and strategic initiatives. This is a hands-on role that requires strong technical, financial, analytical, and modeling skills. Responsibilities include budgeting and forecasting, preparing pro forma income statements and cash flow projections...
We have an immediate need for a Jr. Financial Analyst JOB DESCRIPTION Assists in analyzing financial results to determine accuracy and completeness of information. Assists in the preparation of various financial reports; compiles and reviews financial plans and budgets. Assists in ensuring compliance with budget allocations. Performs financial analysis at routine levels including rate of return,...
We have an immediate need for a Pricing Analyst JOB DESCRIPTION Pricing Analyst needed to work on client site in downtown Houston, TX. Might you recommend someone qualified and available? The Pricing Analyst is responsible for the pricing and billing of invoices for sales contracts based on inspection reports/pipeline ticket. Responsibilities also include pricing of purchase contracts and obtai...
Our client located in Rockville is seeking and Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable Specialist on a temporary basis. Candidate will handle processing for both accounts payable and accounts receivable. Candidate will also potentially handle vendor management and aging follow-up. Requirements 2 years AP experience 2 years AR experience SAP experience a plus Bachelors a plus...
Our client, an organically growing company headquartered in PG County is aggressively seeking to add a new Controller to the team. The organization already records healthy revenue numbers for a mid-sized company and has demonstrated remarkable year-over-year growth numbers with significant continued growth forecasts. The Controller will have the opportunity to lead the financial close process and ...
Our client, a large financial services company headquartered in the Montgomery County area is actively recruiting for a new Financial Analyst to join the team. This company has grown significantly over the past few years and they are excited to add a new member. The ideal candidate will have strong career motivation as this organization can offer significant promotional opportunity and they are lo...
Our client located in Gaithersburg, MD is seeking an Auditor on a temporary basis. Candidate will handle compliance and operational auditing. Candidate will provide feedback regarding policies and procedures after identifying audit issues. Requirements: 3+ years recent audit experience Bachelors in Accounting, Finance, or related field required CPA a plus...
Our construction client located in Gaithersburg, MD is seeking a Bookkeeper on a temp to hire basis. This candidate will manage accounts payable, accounts receivable, and bank reconciliation. They will also handle monthly and quarterly reporting and analysis. They handle office management and other administrative tasks. Requirements 2+ years of experience with a construction company 2+ years of...
Our construction client located in Bethesda, MD is seeking an Accounts Payable Processor on a temporary basis. Candidate will handle data entry of invoices, coding, and journal entries for month-end close. Requirements: ERP experience required High volume accounts payable processing experience required Excellent customer service skill required...
Our government contracting client located in Gaithersburg is seeking a Senior Accountant on a temporary basis. Candidate will handled internal and external reporting, analysis, and month end close. Requirements: Bachelors in Accounting, Finance, or Related Field CPA a plus CostPoint experience required Strong General Ledger Experience Excellent oral and written communication skills...
One of our most dynamics clients, headquartered in Jacksonville, FL is seeking a Sales & Use Tax Accountant to join their team. This company offers a friendly work environment, competitive compensation and benefits and other company perks. This position is responsible for multi-state, sales & use tax returns, federal, state and other accounting guidelines. Position requires a Bachelor’s degree in ...
Treasury Analyst : Our client, a global dynamic publicly traded global corporation in the Bethesda area is searching for a Treasury Analyst to join their team. This company is experience record growth as the company has expanded internationally which has led them to growing their treasury function. As a Treasury Analyst your Job Duties will include: Execute daily treasury operations activities for...
Seeking SOX Auditor for Fortune 500 Company located in Jacksonville, FL. Looking for candidates who have 3 + years of SOX audit experience in a large corporation. Requires a bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field. MACC or MBA is a plus. Prefer CPA or CIA. Need excellent interpersonal skills and have the ability to manage multiple tasks at one time. Must enjoy working in a team e...
USA Tank manufactures and constructs customized, above-ground bolted and welded storage tank systems worldwide. USA Tank is headquartered in Anderson, MO and due to business growth is currently seeking the following candidates for full-time employment. Accounts Payable Clerk Successful applicants must be able to perform the following responsibilities: Perform the day-to-day processing of accoun...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Staff Accountant Canton, MA Full-Time $55,000 - $70,000 Apply Apply Staff Accountant Canton, MA Full-Time $55,000 - $70,000 Apply Job Details We are a state of the art Accounting Firm with a unique blend of big business experience and personal touch in need of a Staff Accountant to work in our f...
Larson Financial is a nationwide planning and investment advisory firm that exclusively services the financial needs of physicians and dentists. We are looking for highly ethical and tenacious individuals to become a part of our rapidly expanding team. Larson Financial is a faithful and integrity-driven company. Our comprehensive approach to financial planning offers unique solutions for doctors f...
SUMMARY Our client is an Oilfield Services company based in San Antonio, Texas. They are currently looking for a Sr. Staff Accountant to lead a new division of business they provide. If you have strong accounting experience and strong relationship building, then this position is for you! RESPONSIBILITIES Responsible for operational accounting Revenue processes, revenue expenses, accruals, fina...
Company Confidential Duncan, SC, 29334
Distribution Pricing Manager Summary: Define, deploy and manage the Distribution Pricing Strategy. Duties of this position include: • Proper deployment of the Division's pricing strategy in the local competitive context • Execution and Management of Horizontal & Vertical Pricing strategy • Establish pricing for product lines in accordance with target brand positioning in order to achieve the ...
Company Confidential Warwick, RI, 02888
Part time for property management company. Duties include bank reconciliations, assist in payroll preparation, 1099’s, assist in budgets process, tax filing preparation, etc. Must be skilled in QuickBooks Pro, Excel and Word. Send resume to *****...

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