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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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Posting Details In this role, you will coordinate the setup of new construction, retirement, maintenance work orders. Responsible for tracking of work orders throughout the construction process including monitoring construction statuses, verifying appropriateness of charges, and ensuring the final analysis and distribution of work order charges to the appropriate property units and plant accounts....
Wilshire Associates, a leading global independent investment consulting and services firm, provides consulting services, analytics solutions and customized investment products to plan sponsors, investment managers and financial intermediaries. Its business units include, Wilshire Analytics, Wilshire Consulting, Wilshire Funds Management and Wilshire Private Markets. With ten offices on four contin...
A person that enjoys our career most is capable of building relationships with others and likes to solve problems. Insurance advisors with our company help people on the worst days of their lives. Using your communication skills and your ability to help others, you can make a huge difference in a family’s life. We offer a full line of products to include auto, home, life, annuities, and business i...
As the Payroll Supervisor with our client in Waltham, Massachusetts (MA), you will have the following responsibilities and functions: Independent review, analysis, and entry of payroll-related information; ensure accuracy and compliance with corporate time and benefit guidelines as well as multi-state and Federal laws and regulations Support the updating/maintenance of employee data in the payroll...
Our client in down town Chicago, Illinois (IL) is looking for an experienced Senior Payroll Processor. The role entails processing biweekly payroll for roughly 600-700 employees in the Americas, Canada, US, Brazil & Mexico. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3-5 years of experience in processing payroll for all the above locations, multistate for US and at least exposure with processing bo...
Our client is seeking a Senior Director of Compliance in Boston, Massachusetts (MA). Duties: Make strategic decisions with the Corporate Compliance Officer in setting and accomplishing objectives of the department. Develop and leverage working relationships throughout organization, and utilize experience and knowledge of external landscape to play strategic role in developing, implementing, and ma...
A person that enjoys our career most is capable of building relationships with others and likes to solve problems. Insurance advisors with our company help people on the worst days of their lives. Using your communication skills and your ability to help others, you can make a huge difference in a family’s life. We offer a full line of products to include auto, home, life, annuities, and business i...
The Client Service Manager has the primary responsibility of generating leads and sales for increasing overall productivity. This position in Fort Worth, Texas (TX) is responsible for maintaining sales logs and monthly reports, overseeing the daily responsibilities of the Client Service Assistant position, and providing backup for the Insurance Office Manager and the Executive Director of Insuranc...
Our client, a public company located in the greater Denver, Colorado (CO) area, is searching for a Sr. Accountant coming from public accounting to join their growing team. This person will be responsible for technical accounting, research, writing technical memos, financial reporting, leasing. The company offers excellent corporate culture, with a fantastic company mission, as well as future growt...
The Production Accounting Manager in Houston, Texas (TX) reports to the Director of Production Accounting and assists the team in ensuring accurate disclosure of oil, gas, ngl, fuel, flare and water production and sales on both a daily and monthly basis and are reported accurately and timely. Job functions include: Lead a group of 8+ employees Assist with training of employees Process improvement...
Our client, Fortune 500 largest global distributor of pipe, valves and fittings and related products and services is looking for a Directory of Treasury to join their team located in Downtown Houston, (TX). This role will assess the products, services, and systems, implement cash management services, manage working capital, establish short-term borrowing need and make recommendations, and support...
Our Fortune 500 San Antonio client is seeking a talented Accounting Manager. This opportunity is with one of the top employers in San Antonio. Maintain a thorough knowledge and understanding of and stay abreast of changes to generally accepted accounting principles. Understand the legal entity structure of the Company and ensure that equity accounting, including OCI related to investments in forei...
Our client is seeking an AP Supervisor in Louisville, KY. Responsibilities: Supervision of AP staff Oversee weekly payment cycles Validate invoice batches Approve new vendor setups Run monthly AP Close process Reconcile AP Process 1099 reporting Maintain vendor listing 5 years of accounts payable experience. Skilled with Excel and Word...
Our client in the Middletown, CT area is looking for an Accounting Clerk or Junior Leveled Accountant to assist with billing and account receivables. - Proficient within Excel - Bachelors degree in Accounting is preferred - Good communication skills - Good analytical skills...
A Kforce client is seeking a Staff Accountant in Louisville, Ky. This position is responsible for preparing financial statements, performing monthly close, processing accounting entries and maintaining financial accounting system. Responsibilities: Prepare monthly, quarterly, and year-end financial statements and associated financial reporting packages Reconcile general ledger accounts to appropri...
Our client is seeking a Procurement Manager in Wilmington, DE. This role will be responsible for management of the complete strategic sourcing activity within their assigned spend area. Duties: Handles complex management issues on sourcing related issues. Ensures all sourcing arrangements are successful and aligned to company and area strategy and manages supplier relationships at a strategic leve...
A top growth investment firm in Center City, Philadelphia is seeking a Real Estate Acquisitions Analyst due to growth! Specific duties will include financial modeling and underwriting of property cash flows, market and demographic research and the preparation of internal presentations and financial analysis. The candidate will work closely with senior team members, and will also interact regularly...
Our client is seeking a Collections Specialist in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts (MA). Responsibilities: Creating and maintaining credit history files Analyzing and assessing the creditworthiness of account/client using external credit risk management tools/reports Managing the collection efforts/calls for accounts receivable portfolio Documenting daily collections activity Researching account disputes...
Our client is seeking a Business Development Manager in Tewksbury, MA. Duties: Learn/Understand the landscape of the industry Identify key customers. Visit with customers, taking notes of calls specifically identifying/capturing various programs that we can potentially participate in. Report their needs and timeline. Follow up with these customers. Solicit request for quotes from various customers...
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