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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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Dallas, 75240
Our client, a major energy company, has an immediate need for a Senior Tax Account in its Dallas location. In this role, you will be generally responsible for increasing tax department efficiencies and directly preparing tax reporting. You will perform all activities related to tax filings at the federal and state level, including the following: Preparing and reviewing monthly, quarterly, and annu...
Company Confidential Meridian, ID, 83646
Job Purpose: Supports accounting operations by verifying and completing financial transactions. Duties: * Prepares work to be processed by gathering, sorting, and organizing data and documents. * Verifies accounts by reconciling transactions; investigating and resolving discrepancies. * Completes accounting transactions by verifying and correcting transaction information; scheduling and preparing...
Global Wealth Management – Banking Analyst About J.P. Morgan: J.P. Morgan is a global leader in financial services, working in collaboration across the globe to deliver the best solutions and advice to meet our clients’ needs. We operate in 100 countries, and hold leadership positions across our different lines of businesses. We have an exceptional team of employees who work hard to do the right t...
New York Life Financial Representative Come meet with one of the 100 largest companies in United States. If you are looking to join a great company and great team of people come interview with us on 9/26! The Opportunity: We are seeking talented people to join our team of professionals. Our nationwide team consists of individuals who are leaders in insurance, financial, estate, family and business...
Company Confidential Burbank, CA, 91502
Accounting Manager $100 to $140K + bonus 10% to 15% (base and bonus DOE) Burbank, CA Notes: Candidate must be a CPA! Big 4 is always preferred, from there National, regional etc. Ideal to have some private/combo, but will entertain a light manager public type—especially Big 4 if have the “must haves.” Five years (absolute minimum) to 15 years is the sweet-spot. We are targeting a candidate capable...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Statistician Houston, TX; Austin, MS Unspecified Apply Apply Statistician Houston, TX; Austin, MS Unspecified Apply Job Details We are a fast growing and well established leader in the tax consulting world in the metro Houston area. We are looking for an awesome, dynamic Statistician who possesses stellar ana...
A fast growing,publicly traded, technology manufacturing organization looking for a Finance Manager to oversee all aspects of budgeting and forecasting for a large division. This company is doing very well financially and is continuing to have steady sales and revenue increases year over year. Because of the growth of the organization, this position will offer strong growth potential. This positio...
GHA TECHNOLOGIES WHEN SERVICE AND DELIVERY COUNTS!! Accounting Intern Assist the Accounting Department with general day-to-day functions including, but not limited to, filing, faxing, mailing, sorting incoming mail, copying, updating daily reports and other duties as assigned. Will be assigned additional Accounting-related duties as experience is gained, for ultimate assignment within the Accounti...
WEST ORANGE, NJ, 00000
Tefal, T-Fal, Krups, Rowenta, Moulinex, SUPOR, Arno… These brands are part of the daily life of millions of consumers in more than 150 countries. With 25,000 employees and over €4m sales annually, Groupe SEB is the leading worldwide manufacturer of small domestic appliances and cookware thanks to the strength of its brands, its drive for innovation, its international growth, and its vision for the...
Company Confidential Greenwood Village, CO, 80111
ASSISTANT CONTROLLER Assistant Controller Construction in a beautiful Colorado mountain town looking for an Assistant Controller. Excellent financial and career upside. Potential opportunity for advancement into the Controller position within the next year. Ideal candidate will either be… · 4-8 years public accounting with construction experience OR · 4-8 years progressive accounting experience in...
Company Confidential Lake Forest, CA, 92630
General Function: Manage a general range of general accounting clerical and administrative functions such as support team members with processing accounts payable, processing credit card payment, providing new vendor or customer packet, processing online purchase order payment, and organizing year-end A/P files. Supervises one AP Clerk. Interested candidates, please apply with salary history and s...
Position Overview: The Sr. Analyst, Finance Projects, Process, and Automation (FPPA) is responsible for identifying, designing, implementing, and testing various and sundry projects in the finance team that will drive process improvements and make use of automation. The projects will span all of the team's reporting to the Corporate Controller, namely Accounting, Billing, VMS, Accounts Receivable,...
Staff Accountant Position Description Organization Summary: Edify’s mission is to improve and expand affordable, sustainable, Christ-centered education in the developing world. Edify is a non-profit organization registered in the U.S. since 2009 and now has operations in Burkina Faso, the Dominican Republic, Ghana, Liberia, Peru and Rwanda. Edify is focused on delivering 4 key resources to accompl...
Job Description: This 65k External Audit Staff-Great Company To Work For Position Features: ? Mission Valley Location ? Fast Paced Environment ? Great Benefits ? Great Pay to $65K Immediate need for an external audit staff person seeking mission valley location, fast paced environment and great benefits. 3-5 years experience as an audit staff, ability to pass criminal background check, drug sc and...
Job Description: This Reception Admin Support Position Features: ? Established Company ? Competitive Salary ? Opportunity For Advancement ? Great Pay to $16/hr Immediate need for reception administrative support seeking established company, competitive salary and opportunity for advancement. Ability to multi-task, proactive and extremely organized will be keys to success in this stable organizatio...
Job Description: Our client is looking for a detailed oriented Accounting Specialist with excellent analytical, problem solving and communication skills. Duties include Accounts payable/receivable, collections and payroll. This position is for someone that feels comfortable taking initiative while working with minimum supervision. Must be proficient in Microsoft Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint). As...
Job Description: Data Analyst II will manage, develop, collect and analyze data. Identify trends, issues and solutions to improve system performance. Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field. We are an equal employment opportunity employer and will consider all qualified candidates without regard to disability or protected veteran status. You can view all of our j...
Job Description: *ONLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES APPLY, SKILLS WILL BE TESTED* About the Position and Qualifications: This nationally recognized law firm is currently seeking an experienced Accountant to manage daily operations of a 60+ employee firm. This extremely professional candidate must have at least 5 years experience in A/P, A/R, data entry, payroll and Excel as well as a Bachelor Degree in Ac...
Job Description: Audit Manager with HSBC in New York City for 5+months at $50/hr. Position Overview: Co source to support the audit of payments. This will be an end-to-end audit of payments within HNAH to incorporate the following: *Wires - High value payments *Check processing *Automated clearing house *Remote deposit capture *Remittance processing *Provide support on Internal Audit coverage of p...
Job Description: Audit Manager with HSBC in New York City for 5+months at $50/hr. Position Overview: Co source to support the audit of payments. This will be an end-to-end audit of payments within HNAH to incorporate the following: *Wires - High value payments *Check processing *Automated clearing house *Remote deposit capture *Remittance processing *Provide support on Internal Audit coverage of p...
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Size of Industry in 2006:
6,789,000
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006

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