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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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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
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...
Job Description Purpose of the Role: Under general supervision, the Sr. Financial Analyst performs complex financial, statistical, and analytical studies; prepares and assists in the preparation of financial reports, statements, and analyses according to prescribed guidelines; The position is responsible for performing both recurring and ad hoc analyses on the Sales pipeline, client base and compe...
This position is located in our MA, Needham facility This role leads the Business Support functions in the Shared Financial Service center which includes performance measurements, Data Services, customer support, continuous improvement and business process administration. The position is involved with operations research and is responsible for measuring and analyzing processes across Shared Financ...
Job Description: Large Long Beach Company is seeking Accounts Payable/Receivable Specialist to join their accounting team. You will be responsible for all activities in accounts payable such as ensuring timely payments of invoices, maintaining accurate records, reviewing accounting reports. If you take pride in customer service, possess strong organizational and communication skills, have strong a...
Job Description: Accountant Position Open! Ranked one of the top companies to work for in the Puget Sound Area! We are a firm believer in serving employees first so they will in turn take care of the customers. We offer a competitive benefits plan, we have a great working environment, and we promote synergy within the office. Key Responsibilities and Duties: ? Maintain company inventory, including...
Job Description: Customer Service Representative: If you?re looking for professional environment, great benefits, and excellent training program, then this could be the position for you. Northend insurance company is aggressively seeking a customer service rep who demonstrate knowledge of computer software, job enthusiasm, and the ability to multi-task. Responsibilities include responding to custo...
Job Description: Immediate need for an Experienced Accounts Payable Specialist for a well established Firm in Santa Rosa. This is a high-volume environment and we are seeking an individual who has the ability to hit the ground running. We are seeking an Accounts Payable Specialist with previous exposure to accounts payable systems for high volume processing, similar to BST. Experience within engin...
Job Description: We are seeking qualified candidates that are able to verify and complete payable and receiving transactions accurately and efficiently. Prove your proficiency and knowledge as an accounts payable/accounts receivable clerk by demonstrating your ability to obtain and collect revenue, pay invoices, gather and sort documents and related information, schedule and prepare disbursements,...
Job Description: Are you an experienced A/P Lead looking for a local opportunity? Do you enjoy leading a team, building rapport and helping your company achieve their goals? AppleOne has an amazing opportunity-read on! We are looking for a successful candidate who has experience managing 4-6 employees in a high volume environment handling 600+ invoices a week. We need someone who is accurate, lead...
Job Description: APPLY NOW!!! A dynamic company in Riverside is looking for an outstanding Corporate Accountant to assist their accounting department. This individual will be assisting the Assistant Corporate Controller. The company has been in business for over 65 years and offers a great work environment! Pay is up to $32/hr!!! DOE BA/BS is required for this position. DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES...
Job Description: This Accounting Specialist Position Features: Great Pay to $58K Currently seeking an experienced Accounting Specialist. This position will be under the supervision of the Sr. Accountant and responsible for the following: Processes all vouchers for payment, reviews and process all expense reports, answers all vendors and purchasing inquiries, prepares accounts payable checks. Maint...
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...

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