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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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Job Description ASCO Power Technologies, an industry leader in the manufacturing of automatic transfer switches, industrial control products and power control systems, services and solutions, has an exciting career opportunity for Part Time Clerk who will assist Credit/Contract Administration with new account set up and sales tax certificate management for the organization at our Corporate Headqua...
A global telecommunications company is looking for a Senior Accountant to join their finance team in New York City. The Senior Accountant will play an integral role in the finance department for one of their branded networks. This Senior Accountant position is an opportunity of a life time, in a Crain's award winning work environment! Job Responsibilities: • Work with the accounting manager on the...
Responsibilities: Facilitate Deltek VISION Project work-plan, authored by Project Managers Ad new projects to Deltek VISION Conduct baseline plan review Work with Project Managers to ensure accuracy of input of project set up in Deltek VISION Prepare Project worksheet Timesheet collection and entry Expense report collection, review and entry Perform contract review to ensure project setup and bill...
New Horizon Academy is now accepting resumes for a part time, flexible schedule, 20-28 hours a week Collection Specialist to work at our Corporate office located in Plymouth. Two years of collection experience and a 2 year degree in accounting are required. Knowledge with Transworld systems is a plus. E.O.E....
Position Summary The Route Auditor rides with a driver during his or her scheduled commercial or residential route to identify enhanced operating efficiencies and ensure accurate billing, as well as opportunities for increases in service and potential safety hazards. The Route Auditor will recommend improvements in route scheduling, service capabilities or other changes based on his or her finding...
With world attention focused on both the environment and the economy, Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) is where policymakers and business leaders turn for win-win solutions. This leading green group, with programs from Boston to Beijing, has tripled in size over the past decade by focusing on strong science, uncommon partnerships and market-based approaches. You can be part of a vibrant workplace...
WellPoint is one of the nation's leading health benefits companies and a Fortune Top 50 company. At WellPoint, we are working together to transform health care with trusted and caring solutions. Bring your expertise to our innovative culture where you will have the opportunity to make a difference in people’s lives, and to take your career further than you can imagine. Actuarial Analyst III - Medi...
Invoicing Specialist / Accounts Receivable Specialist - 2+ Years of Experience - Tampa/Brandon, FL 33619 Integrity Staffing Solutions is a national leader in matching talented people to some of the nation’s leading jobs. We offer a variety of openings across the US in the areas most prestigious organizations. We offer excellent benefits after only one week of work. If you do not see the opening yo...
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Payroll Professional We’re looking for someone who’s self driven and motivated with great interpersonal skills and knows how to get the job done! Someone who can think outside of the box and suggest new ideas to improve on our fun and growing business. Job Description: Process new hire (on boarding) information into tracking systems, assists with payroll, invoicing and office administration. Job D...
We are a local independent Insurance Agency in Boca Raton, Florida. We are currently looking for a full-time bookkeeper. Job Purpose: This job entails posting commissions, account payable, payroll and basic accounting. Duties: * Completes premium billing by running group bill cycles; forwarding files and reports to accounts. * Verifies billing by editing invoices; making adjustments. * Verifies re...
The role is a client facing role managing our high value clients where professionalism, client focus and a broad understanding of the fundamentals of wealth planning are critical to the success of the business. The role holder has a responsibility to acquire, advise, and retain a portfolio of Premier clients, working with the broader branch teams to ensure achievement of the business performance m...
Our Company Information. It is at the core of every smart decision. It drives strategy, solutions, revenue and ultimately success. It is only logical that you would want it to come from a superior source. CoreLogic® is the company financial services and real estate professionals turn to for comprehensive data, analytics and services. Powerful insight gained from this knowledge provides the perspec...
DEPT: Customer Service STATUS: JOB TITLE: Bi-Lingual Customer Service Specialist JOB SUMMARY: Entry-Level customer service position requiring moderate level of technical competence. Responsible for handling incoming and outgoing telephone calls regarding underwriting and billing issues, program inquiries, and other corporate subjects. Employ a passion in delivering excellence in customer service....
Senior Financial Analyst Direct Hire- Nashville, TN Senior Level Role as part of a large, growing organization! If you are looking for an opportunity for your voice to be heard and want to have an impact on decisions with senior leadership, please submit an updated WORD attachment to *****. Targeting: · Bachelor’s Degree required · Prior Financial Analysis experience required ·...
Oxford Bank has an opening for an entry level Credit Analyst/Document Specialist at our Finance Center located in Oxford, MI. We are the oldest commercial bank headquartered in Oakland County and have operated continuously under local ownership since 1884. The Bank consists of 8 full-service offices and one lending center located throughout Oakland, Genesee, and Lapeer counties. Summary:Entry leve...
* MANAGER FINANCIAL PLANNING & ANALYSIS * POSITION: Work closely with business units and cross-functional leadership to identify process inefficiencies and information gaps and bridge those gaps through process design and re-engineering as it relates to monthly forecasting, weekly projections and annual strategic and operations plan cycles. Maintain all aspects of Corporate Staff and Corporate Act...
We have a contract to hire Hospital Medical Collections job in Houston, Texas. This position is located in the Richmond, Texas and requires 3-5 years of medical experience. Hospital Medical Collections job responsibilities include: Monitoring assigned accounts to ensure maximization of collection dollars Strong interpersonal and persuasive abilities in order to insure timely payments Maintaining c...
. Superior Group is looking for Accounting Support 3 for our Client located in Newark, DE for a contract opportunity. Prepares, verifies, processes and maintains a variety of order reconciliation functions. Reconciles complex production transactions. Uses office automated systems to input data, generate reports, conduct investigations and respond to inquiries. Maintains electronic and paper files...
Manpower Professional is currently recruiting an experienced Cost Accountant for a world class manufacturer in Hopkinsville, KY. Job Description: Performs general accounting functions that support the overall financial reporting Sets up and maintains general ledgers. Reconciles receivables, payable, disbursements, reviews financial statements and closes fiscal period. Prepares and maintains fixed...
Vista Equity Partners ( is a leading private equity firm focused on investing in software and technology-enabled businesses. With approximately $11.5 billion in cumulative capital commitments, Vista seeks to partner with world-class management teams looking to reach their full potential. We understand the software business model and have developed specific operational i...
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