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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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An Accounting Manager with Doubletree by Hilton is responsible for managing the audit function in 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. It all starts with a warm chocolate chip cookie welcome. And ye...
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 hotelÆs 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....
A Night Auditor with Doubletree by Hilton is responsible for overseeing the auditing, posting and balancing of daily financial transactions to support the hotelÆs 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. It all...
A Senior Accounting Clerk with Hilton Hotels and Resorts is responsible for supervising the function of computerized accounting systems, month-end closing reports and General Ledger reconciliation in the hotelÆs continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand? One of the most recognized names in the in...
Financial Services Rep Bilingual - Spanish/English - Madison, WI-FIN000304 Responsible for collecting delinquent customer accounts based upon company guidelines and addressing customer inquiries and issues related to Financial Services or general service activity. - Work with customers calling about delinquent accounts to obtain commitments to pay, ensuring Financial Services goals are achieved. -...
Position Description The AIG PC North America Accounting Controls & Analysis team is seeking a new member to join their dynamic and exciting team. This represents an excellent opportunity for the right person to gain insight and exposure to the North America P&C Business along with a deep understanding of the factors which drive the quarterly results. This person will: • Prepare consolidated and l...
Position Description The AIG PC North America Accounting Controls & Analysis team is seeking a new member to join their dynamic and exciting team. This represents an excellent opportunity for the right person to gain insight and exposure to the North America P&C Business along with a deep understanding of the factors which drive the quarterly results. This person will: • Prepare consolidated and l...
Position Description Lead a team of 6-8 expense professionals to achieve all reporting and planning requirements • Planning, coordination, and delivery of all expense reporting and analytics requirements including Monthly Financial Reporting (MFR), estimate/forecast, and budgeting: • Manage expense portion of all AIG PC presentations including: Bi-Weekly Estimates, Fed Documents, Quarterly Busines...
The Senior Payroll Specialist will be a member of the Centralized Accounting function and will be responsible for ensuring timely and accurate processing and recording of hotel and corporate payroll. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand? Hilton Worldwide is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to...
If you are an experienced bookkeeper who enjoys working for a small business, we have an ideal job for you! Full-time hours; casual, friendly office. Responsibilities include daily accounting tasks for a well-established company in Moraine, Ohio. Position reports to the business owner. Responsibilities: -Accounts Receivables -Accounts Payable -General Ledger -Customer Billing & Statements -Payroll...
Description: As an Internal Controls Associate, you will provide support to the various Internal Controls over Financial Reporting (ICFR) compliance and control initiatives including Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), Model Audit Rule (MAR), Service Organization Control reports (SOC) governance programs and related projects. Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to: - Support the internal con...
Description: • The individual will be responsible for monthly financial statement reporting, department reporting, assisting with the quarterly forecast process and assisting with the annual budget process. Additionally, the individual will be responsible for researching responses to department manager’s inquiries on actual vs. budget variances, along with the capital budget process and monthly mo...
Associate Claim Representative for Auto Property Damages – Paid Training Provided Are you looking for a career with a company that has been doing business for more than 200 years, offers you an extensive training program, cohesive work environment and provides advancement opportunities? The Hartford has that opportunity for you in our Associate Claim Representative position! WHAT ARE THE RESPONSIB...
Position Summary: Performs essential month-end close activities as well as daily and weekly general ledger activities. Responsible for maintaining fixed asset system and recording asset transactions in compliance with company policies and applicable laws. Functions as back-up for Plant Controller when needed. Essential Functions This position is primarily supporting the Scottsdale Plant Controller...
Accel Network, Fiserv’s debit payments network, provides financial institutions’ cardholders with anytime, anywhere funds and payments access. The payments industry continues to evolve with alternative providers entering the market and recent regulatory changes which have significantly changed the operating nature of the market; this translates to a fast-paced work environment for the Accel networ...
Company: Geis Realty Group Inc Position: Lease Transaction Manager Timing: Immediate Location: Center City Philadelphia Responsibilities § Underwrite lease transactions within designated parameters utilizing a Fair Market Value report and negotiate lease terms on the client’s behalf. § Manages lease process including initiation, document processing and recordkeeping, data input, terms and conditio...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client, a great Phoenix, Arizona based public company, is looking for a great reporting analyst to join their team! Essential Duties and Responsibilities include: Preparation and filing of all SEC filings, including, but not limited to, Form 10-K, Form 10-Q Assist in the preparation and/or review of the Mo/Qtr/Ytd Board Packages Preparation and/or review of various state and...
Major Responsibilities Leverages industry experience and expertise to oversee and coordinate strategy related to the investment/acquisition program at BCBSNC. Responsible for leading the origination, evaluation, negotiation, due diligence, documentation, business/financial case justification, and post close management of deal opportunities. Coordinates the day to day execution of the diversificati...
Description: This Healthcare Economics team is part of the Customer Analysis and Solution area known as CAS. The team examines data to identify health care trends for self funded accounts generally between 300 and 1,000 lives, and then partners with Sales to serve as a consultant to the client, explaining the story the data reveals and recommending plan adjustments to address trends. Location is e...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client, a growing technology firm in Phoenix, Arizona is looking to add an eager professional to their corporate reporting and consolidations team as a Senior Accountant. This role will help oversee corporate Consolidations & SEC reporting requirements. Responsibilities include the following: Preparation and consolidation of financial statements Significant participation in p...
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