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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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Job Description: I have an immediate need with a prestigious and reputable firm here in the Greater San Diego Area!!! General Summary - Performs and analyzes operational and financing activities. Performs financial forecasting, evaluates financial information, and identify current vital financial indicators important to the company. Must Haves: Bachelor?s degree in Finance, Economics or related. 1...
Job Description: Well known company is seeking a candidate with accounting background. Must have bank reconciliations, excel and analytical skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills required.Well-developed computer skills required, including Microsoft Word. Duties will include :? Ensure daily sales and bank deposits reconciliation is performed.? Research credit cards chargeback.? Tra...
Job Description: Finance dept in a hotel property in Summerlin is looking for a candidate with Point Of Sales software, General ledger and has worked with credit cards, Very prestigious property and very busy 2 week position will start asap, must pass background and drug test, We are an equal employment opportunity employer and will consider all qualified candidates without regard to disability or...
Job Description: Looking for the perfect opportunity that's close to home? Do you want to work in an environment that is friendly and casual but also offers the comfort of stability? Are you an experienced bookkeeper with manufacturing industry experience? Here is the opportunity you've been looking for! Terrific opportunity for a professional individual ready to move ahead in a great career. As a...
Job Description: Are you an experienced Staff Accountant who is looking for an opportunity to work in an exciting industry? Do you enjoy working in a casual and fun work environment? AppleOne has an incredible opportunity-interview now! Incredible position available in growing, well-known, family-oriented organization. Our client has an urgent need for a staff accountant Responsibilities will incl...
Job Description: This Claims Examiner Position Features: ? Work For A Company Who Promotes Within ? Positive Company Culture ? Fantastic Benefits ? Great Pay to $65K We have an immediate need for a Claims Examiner seeking work for a company who promotes within, a positive company culture and fantastic benefits. Recent inside claims experience only will be considered! Ideally if you have a commerci...
Job Description: Are you interested in the culture a start-up environment breeds, but concerned about the instability? I have a client who offers the culture of a startup, but is financially secure with many years of success and profitability. This company has many entities under the parent company and MUST have a Staff Accountant who has previous experience working in a similarly structured compa...
Job Description: This stable nationwide company is looking to add a team member to their current team of 8 Account Receivable reps. Position will be working in a tight knit group of tenured Accounts Receivable Coordinators that take a professional approach and handle all customers with respect. *Starting salary ranges between $30,680 - $31,200 - 90 day temp to hire position. Hours are from 7:30-4:...
Job Description: We have a very prestigious client looking to expand their accounting department. This will be a long-term contract. Salary will $28k and located off heritage parkway in North Fort Worth. They would like to add an experienced Accounting Clerk. If you are interested please register with our company and schedule an interview for this week!! Accounting Clerk Job Description: Performs...
Job Description: AppleOne is recruiting for candidates that have title experience. Please see description below. If meet all qualifications, please register at www.appleone.com and schedule an interview. Duties Reads and interprets title searches, legal descriptions and title vesting. Works to clear title discrepancies that appear of record. Customer service and administrative duties related to cl...
Job Description: Our office is growing and we are ready to hire TODAY! Our ideal candidate: - is outgoing and motivated by success. - has strong written and verbal communication skills. - delivers a world-class customer experience. Requirements include: - A valid NMLS state license. - Minimum of 1 year successful home mortgage experience with an emphasis on self sourced business. - Proven sales ex...
Job Description: Our office is growing and we are ready to hire TODAY! In this role you can expect to assist customer in meeting their home-ownership dreams. As our loan processor you will work each stage of the loan process from explaining the process to customers to coordinating the loan process for open to close. Our ideal candidate is: - Customer focused with a positive attitude - Deadline ori...
Job Description: Our office is growing and we are ready to hire TODAY!! Our ideal candidate is: - customer oriented with a positive attitude. - driven to be successful - organized and able to multi-task - computer proficient including spreadsheets and databases. - knowledgeable of mortgage lending guidelines and regulations. - minimum 2 years in the mortgage industry. Job Responsibilities include:...
Job Description: In this supervisory role you will provide day-to-day direction to the AR/AP team. Our ideal candidate will: - coach and mentor staff as appropriate. - assist the Accounting Manager in developing and maintaining long-term strategies for the team. - create an environment focused on process and service levels and improvements. - ensure controls are maintained to limit potential fraud...
Job Description: AppleOne is currently seeking a qualified and experienced Financial Operations Specialist to join our client and their progressive team of professionals. The ideal candidate will enjoy the ability to work with a cohesive and team driven group, thrive in a fast pace setting, embrace technology and the financial industry. This role contributes to the Managed Accounts Department in a...
Job Description: This Bookkeeper- Position Features: ? Day Shift ? Monday- Friday ? Competitive Benefits ? Great Pay to $50K Immediate need for an experienced bookkeeper. This golden opportunity is for a candidate seeking competitive benefits, day shift hours and a Monday- Friday schedule. *AIA Billing experience required for consideration* Main responsibilities will include but not be limited to...
Job Description: Immediate need for post closer representative with Banking and Consumer Lending company. Will be responsible for: - Ascertaining completeness of loan file - Insure all conditions of approval are completed - Review Loan file documentation - Issue Guarantee Certifications for FHA, VA, Rural and Vivienda - Perform Secondary Market Loan Review Must have previous knowledge with Guarant...
Nationwide/Allied is looking to hire a Workers' Compensation Claims Specialist II to be staffed in our Harrisburg, PA office. Must have previous Workers' Compensation Claims handling experience. This position can also be hired in a Workers' Compensation Claims Specialist I based on experience. Please make sure to apply online. Please visit our website at https://careers.nationwide.com/hcm/Nationwi...
Two Openings for Accounts Payable Specialists for construction companies. The duties will include: Process invoices in an accurate and timely manner Code invoices with appropriate G/L account number Resolve any issue with invoices Ensure invoices are paid in a timely manner Requirements: 2 years of accounting experience Ability to be detail-oriented Ability to work in a deadline driven environment...
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Senior Accounting Analyst Are you an Accountant with a strong understanding of GAAP who is interested in budgeting and forecasting? Our client is looking for you. This is position is heavily focused on budgeting and analysis for the organization, but due to the complicated transactions, we need someone who truly understands can work around in the G/L. •Provide annual budgeting, forecasting, and op...
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006

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