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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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Management Training Sales and Marketing Management JOB DESCRIPTION- Green Streets is a leading Promotional Marketing, Advertising and Sales firm who recently expanded to the Chicago area. We are looking for innovative, team-oriented individuals who enjoy working with others and maintaining relationships with our prestigious clientele. The main focus of this position is to promote our clients' bran...
AbilityMarket's services have been engaged by a leading communications company to identify a Senior Accounting Manager at their Bellevue HQ. The accounting operations team is responsible for ensuring that the financial results of the company are accurately presented to leadership under both US GAAP and IFRS. There are a variety of teams within accounting operations, each responsible for diverse ar...
Controller Salary $120-130K Madison, NJ Qualifications required: Bachelors degree in accounting CPA highly desirable 10+ years of related experience including a minimum of 3+ years of public accounting and 3+ years of supervisory experience Standard cost and job costing systems Extensive management information Systems including MRP/ERP accounting systems Responsibilities will include: Responsible...
Johnson & Johnson companies are equal opportunity employers. Senior Manager, Compliance Metrics & Analytics-9796140207 Description Johnson & Johnson International is recruiting for a Senior Manager, Compliance Metrics & Analytics, located in Raritan, NJ. Johnson & Johnson, through its operating companies, is the world's most comprehensive and broadly based manufacturer of health care products, as...
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Tailwind Associates in conjunction with Central Point Partners is in need of a Supplier Risk Officer for a 2 month contract with our Global Banking client in Long Island City. Supplier Risk Management Functional Title: Supplier Risk Officer Citi Global Operations and Technology (O&T) is tightly integrated with Citi’s businesses. It provides a foundation for technology, processes and people that en...
Job Description: Supports the finance team in various financial transactions, and administrative support. Responsibilities: · Prepares work to be processed by gathering, sorting, and organizing data and documents. · Verifies accounts by reconciling transactions; investigating and resolving discrepancies. · Completes accounting transactions by verifying and correcting transaction information; sched...
ZTE (USA), Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of ZTE Corporation, based in Shenzhen, China, and publicly traded in both Hong Kong and Shenzhen Stock Exchange. ZTE Corporation is one of the largest telecommunication companies in Asia with offices in more than 160 countries and a workforce of 85,000 employees globally. To support our rapid expansion in the US market, we are looking for qualified cand...
Randstad Professionals is currently recruiting for several direct hire/permanent accounting roles in the Central PA area. We have roles in York, Harrisburg, Mechanicsburg and Lancaster at the Staff to Senior Accountant levels. All positions require a BS in Accounting with at least two years of hands on accounting (general ledger, a/p, a/r, reconciliation, month end close process) experience. Compe...
Chamberlin Roofing & Waterproofing is an established commercial specialty subcontractor that provides roofing and sheet metal, waterproofing and caulking, building and garage restoration services as well as related maintenance and leak repair. We are a leader in our industry with a reputation for excellence. Chamberlin currently has a full time Accounting Administrator position available in our co...
Johnson & Johnson companies are equal opportunity employers. Financial Analyst-8632140414 Description Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Financial Analyst located in Jacksonville, FL. VISTAKON®, a division of Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc. manufactures ACUVUE® brand contact lenses-the world's first soft disposable contact le...
We are currently looking for an experienced Accountant to fill a full time position with a construction company in Salt Lake City, UT. This position is a temporary opportunity with the potential for a permanent position based off performance. The Accountant requirements include: • Strong General Ledger and Journal Entry skills • Strong Excel Skills (v-lookups, pivot tables) • Financial Statements...
Position Title Corps Liaison II/Projects Accountant Non-Exempt Responsible to Assistant Financial Secretary Duties and Responsibilities Liaison to Corps bookkeepers for the purpose of training, and support. Handle reports, research, review, and follow-up related to Corps accounting matters for 11 selected Corps. Education and Work Experience Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business, or Finance an...
Description: Accounts Payable Clerk/Payroll Clerk Job Purpose: Completes payments and controls expenses by receiving, processing, verifying, and reconciling invoices. Pays employees by calculating pay and deductions; issuing checks. Accounts Payable Clerk Job Duties: · Maintains payroll information by collecting, calculating, and entering data. · Maintains payroll operations by following policies...
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Entrepreneurial environment, guaranteed not to be bored in this fast paced environment! Importer/Consumer products industry. Looking for a great team player with the right attitude and aptitude! Successful candidate be a “general accountant”, with experience in the following: · Creation of Journal Entries · Account Recons · Close Process · Financial Statement Preparation/Analysis/Trend Analysis ·...
J&G is a CPA firm specialized in the area of governmental consulting and auditing. Annually, we compile and/or audit the financial statements for approximately 250 governmental entities throughout the State of Ohio. J&G also provides management advisory services to governmental entities. Our client base consists primarily of the following types of governments: county, city, school district, villag...
Company Mosaic is an online marketplace for investing in clean energy infrastructure, revolutionizing the two biggest industries in the world: energy and finance. Our mission is to enable everyone to profit from the transition to a world powered by 100% clean energy. We’ve been covered in Bloomberg, Forbes, TechCrunch, and The New York Times, among others. Job Description As a hands-on accounting...
This is a Field Claims Representative position that will work from a residential office in or near Albuquerque, NM. The position will be provided with a branded company vehicle and provided an office allowance for furniture. The ideal applicant for this role with have at least 2 years of auto damage estimating experience and preferably claims handling experience as well. Excellent customer service...
Scottsdale Airpark CPA firm looking for a full time junior staff accountant to join our growing practice. This is an entry level position perfect for the new graduate. Responsibilities will include: Monthly reconciliations for bank and credit card accounts for multiple clients Monthly financial reporting to multiple clients Payroll processing and Quarterly payroll reports Transaction Privilege Tax...
As the world's leading insurance broker and risk advisor, Marsh is devoted to finding the opportunity in risk. Companies look to us to help them navigate the daunting global risk landscape, seeing risks others don't and unlocking opportunities others can't. With 25,000 employees and annual revenues approaching $5 billion Marsh serves more clients in more industries worldwide than any firm in our i...
Company in FW, TX is looking for a bright and professional individual to join their team. It's a small group environment with great benefits and excellent quality of life. -Bachelor in Accounting -Public Accounting from Big 4 firm is preferred -financial services experience -CPA or CPA candidate -2-3 years of accounting experience...
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