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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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Company Confidential Jacksonville, 28540
NewToday.jpg Medical ATTENTION: OFFICE PROFESSIONALS Accounts Receivable Bookkeeper for skilled nursing facility. Responsible for billing and collecting all monies owed to the facility as outlined in company policies. Responsible for maintenance of all resident financial records and resident fund ledgers, timely collection of all claims and necessary follow-up for any unpaid claims. Must be comput...
Company Confidential Anchorage, 99508
Fiscal Lead - Anchorage The Alaska Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is hiring a Fiscal Lead for the State Office, located in Anchorage. This position is fiscally responsible for monitoring all funds administered by the SBDC in accordance with Federal, State, and UAA regulations. All procurement requests are reviewed and approved or disapproved by this position. All decisions relating to th...
Company Confidential Erie, PA, 16505
PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT Local Erie firm needs staff accountant w/ 2-4 years public accounting experience. Salary 35k+, benefits, growth potential. Required Experience: 1) Preparation of form 990, 1040, 1041, 1065 and 1120 Tax Returns. 2) Proficient with XL and QuickBooks. 3) Write-up work and prep of financial statements. We are a non-smoking facility. Resumes to: Box 297, Erie, PA 16534...
Full Time Revenue Cycle Manager Available at Ashtabula County Medical Center To join our team, apply via our website www.acmchealth.org...
Bookkeeper North Haven CPA Firm seeks exp’d individual. Full time with benefits, Flex hours. Send resume to ***** Click to apply by EMAIL...
Req# 156780BR Position Title Tax Analyst II Position Summary Responsible for the maintenance and documentation of tax records and the preparation of all or specifically assigned moderate to complex tax returns and related reports by required deadlines. Tax returns could include federal, state, and local income tax, state transaction sales and use tax, franchise taxes, and utility taxes. Maintains...
Req# 157231BR Position Title Business Analyst I Position Summary Performs analysis of business processes and data that pertain to business issues. Provides reporting solutions and data metric analysis that may identify business trends and results. Utilizes data analysis to explain business issues and financial implications, recommend workflow improvements, or enable business unit to improve workfl...
A Security Officer with Waldorf Astoria Hotels and Resorts is responsible for ensuring the safety of guests and team members and the security of the hotel and property in the hotel's continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand? What began with the world's most iconic hotel is now the world's most i...
Accounts Receivable/ Billing/Bookkeeping Support Well established New England Steel Contractor located in Rowley, MA seeks: Individual to work within our Bookkeeping Department. Responsibilities included but not limited to: Processing client invoice billings, change orders, collecting of accounts receivables and light bookkeeping. PERSONS MUST BE: n Detailed Orientated n Dedicated n Organized n Se...
United Technologies Corporation, a Fortune top 50 company is a dynamic global corporation operating at the leading edge of commercial and military aviation, aerospace systems, climate control, elevator design, security and fire protection as well as hydrogen fuel cell development 1. Identify and realize employment tax planning opportunities for UTC, including federal and state employment related c...
A Security Officer with Doubletree by Hilton is responsible for ensuring the safety of guests and team members and the security of the hotel and property in the hotel's continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand? DoubleTree by Hilton understands that doing the little things well means everything....
Essential Job Duties: The Operational Audit Manager is responsible for the overall daily management of non-IT Audit activities, including investigative audits. Primary responsibilities include audit and consulting, engagement management, and supervision of two operational auditors. In addition, the Operational Audit Manager is part of the three-person IA Division-level management team and particip...
Senior Technical Accounting Analyst Portland, OR The Senior Technical Accounting Analyst is responsible for research and review of the all of the Company’s technical GAAP and Statutory financial statement reporting positions. This role also is responsible to ensure all external filings and reports are technically consistent, as well as, monitoring current updates in GAAP and statutory regulations...
At NCCI Holdings, Inc., we realize our greatest asset is our team of more than 900 professionals working together every day to make our company the leading provider of workers compensation insurance data and research information. Read on to learn about the requirements for this opening. Job Purpose: Conducts field inspection services to ensure that the workers' compensation classification system h...
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Job Description: This Accounting Clerk Position Features: ? 401k Matching ? Breakfast Provided For Employees ? Close Proximity To Bart Station ? Great Pay up to $45K Immediate need for accounting clerk seeking 401k matching, breakfast provided for employees and close proximity to Bart station. Prior experience with Timeberline required, 2-3 years accounting experience and prior construction indust...
Job Description: Immediate need for a Finance Clerk who's seeking a team oriented work environment where no two days are the same! We are looking for someone who has a get it done attitude, who's detail oriented and has the ability to work independently but also in group settings. You will be responsible for verifying and posting transactions to journals and ledgers, preparing statements, invoices...
Job Description: This is a terrific opportunity for a professional individual ready to move ahead in a great career! We are one of the largest Northwest Construction Management companies in the Puget Sound area. We offer stability, work life balance, integrity and diversity. As an Accounts Receivable Specialist you will be responsible for verifying and posting A\R transactions, sorting documents,...
Job Description: Motivated and thoughtful team looking to bring on a Project Accountant! Team is a diverse group of personalities that comes together with their dedication to see things through, over coming challenges and celebrating personal milestones. Responsibilities: Accounts payable, entering estimates, job costs, billing based off of contracts, prepare AP vouchers, invoicing, field vendor i...
Job Description: About the Position: We are seeking an experienced Staff Accountant. The duties will encompass month and year end close, reconciliations, general ledger, payroll, accounts payable, preparation of check runs and variance analysis. Candidate must be able to multi-task, have strong written and verbal communication skills and be extremely detail-oriented. Candidate must also be profici...

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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006

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