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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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Senior Auditor: Lopez & Co., CPAs is currently seeking a qualified candidate for a full time Experienced Senior Auditor position. This position will report to the firm Principal and will primarily be located in the Chicago area. Site visits to our clients will be required on a regular basis. Responsibilities: Reporting to the Principal, this position will manage various aspects of the services tha...
Overall Purpose: Responsible for conducting and documenting basic financial analysis projects. Key Roles and Responsibilities: Responsible for the analysis and interpretation of financial and other data. May provide input into the development of recommendations to achieve the organizations financial objectives. May assist in the evaluation of cost and pricing of new products, services, and contrac...
Zodiac Aerospace (formerly C&D Zodiac) has been in business in Southern California since 1972, growing from a supplier of interior components to a supplier of integrated interior systems for all of the major aircraft manufacturers as well as directly to airlines world-wide. Our in-house capacity extends from raw material fabrication to final assembly. Zodiac Aerospace’s products appear in nearly a...
DBI Beverage Napa Accounts Payable Representative DBI Beverage Napa has an opening for a Temp to Hire Account Payable Representative. Candidates are to preferably have three to five years’ experience in general office work. Preferred minimum 2 to 3 years accounting experience, preferably in the beverage industry. Maintain a neat, well-groomed appearance creating a favorable public image. Positions...
We are currently seeking a Collections Call Center Supervisor for our Minneapolis Center of Excellence. The center is located in Plymouth. Job Duties: Directly supervises a team of Student Loan Collectors Provides and documents performance feedback through side-by-side coaching, performance reviews, goal setting Appropriately address human resources issues, such as attendance and interpersonal con...
The Global Securities Operations (GSO) group supports the Capital Group Companies investment process by proactively researching, identifying, and providing investment reference data and processing investment transactions to the internal business departments within the company as well as external partners. GSO department core functions include security reference data management, corporate actions s...
Cash Application Specialists Needed in Bethlehem, PA! Job Description: Will be posting cash, completing cash adjustments, reconciliations of cash and accounts. Requirements: Previous hospital billing and cash management experience Degree is a plus This is a possible temp to hire / direct hire opportunity with overtime possibilities!...
Accounts Payable Coordinator needed in Chadds Ford, PA! JOB DESCRIPTION: Review documents and invoices for appropriate documentation & approvals. Input expenses (invoices, expense reports, check requests, and reimbursements) into PeopleSoft. Prioritize invoices according to payment terms and check run schedule. Review vendor's information for accuracy and request changes as needed. Research and re...
Leading global investment banking firm based in Dallas is searching for an Associate to join their expanding investment banking team. This highly successful firm is growing both domestically and internationally, yet offers a tight-knit, collaborative environment that differentiates it from the larger banks. This firm takes a very consultative approach, therefore client interaction is a large part...
If you are looking for an exciting start to your accounting career, we have an excellent opportunity. Our client is in need of a bright enthusiastic recent accounting graduate with 6 months to 2 years experience. Located in San Diego, you will have the chance to be mentored by a CPA, and start a nice accounting career. Degree in Accounting is required CPA or CPA candidate is strongly preferred Mus...
Description The Accounting Supervisor performs professional accounting work including compilation, consolidation, and analysis of financial data and supervises the day-to-day activities of the accounting staff. Duties include: Oversight of Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll and General Ledger functions Coordination and participation in the monthly close process and monthly performance...
Job Description: The Digital Experience organization is growing and we need the best talent out there. Ideal candidate loves to work with numbers, excel and data. The role is essential in guiding various departments in analyzing data to monitor the health of the Digital Experience, identify business trends and aid in making strategic decisions. The primary focus of the position is executive analys...
Dallas-based real estate development consulting firm is searching for a Senior Associate to join their accounting team. This is a hybrid accounting & analysis role that will provide financial reporting, analysis, budgeting, forecasting and accounting for multiple development projects. Targeting 2 to 4 years of accounting experience in industry or public accounting. A BBA in Accounting is required,...
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We have an opportunity for a Collections Analyst to support our growth in the Credit and Collections Department. This member will initiate collections from accounts, and ensure proper and timely remittance accounting. Ideal candidate will hold a solid understanding of finance and accounting concepts and has extraordinary communication, problem-solving, research, and follow-up skills. Primary dutie...
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006

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