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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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Transitional Living Services of Northern NY Inc. (TLS) is seeking an experienced Director of Finance to oversee the fiscal responsibilities of the agency. This individual will hold an MBA/MSA and have a minimum of 5 years direct financial experience in a health care field in addition to 2 years supervisory experience. The successful candidate is required to plan, direct, and coordinate the activit...
LMI is a not-for-profit government consulting firm, dedicated exclusively to advancing the management of the government. As a not-for-profit company, we deliver the best value for the government dollar as all revenues support our mission of advancing government rather than to delivering shareholder value. We operate completely free of political and commercial bias, and we are entirely aligned with...
Position Summary ABM is seeking a part-time Billing Coordinator to assist the day-to-day billing operations of a fast paced office. The selected candidate will be flexible and able to work from 8:30am until 5pm, Tuesday – Thursday. Essential Duties Prepares monthly billing for fixed fee, square foot, special service, tag, rebill and cost plus billing for a variety of customers and geographic distr...
Celgene is a global biopharmaceutical company leading the way in medical innovation to help patients live longer, better lives. Our purpose as a company is to discover and develop therapies that will change the course of human health. We value our passion for patients, quest for innovation, spirit of independence and love of challenge. With a presence in more than 70 countries - and growing - we l...
Highmark Companies is seeking a Sr Internal Auditor for a PERMANENT position with a Healthcare client of ours in San Diego, CA. Please click to upload your resume and qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days: https://jobs-highmarkcompanies.icims.com/jobs/1774/sr-internal-auditor/job Responsibilities The primary responsibilities of the Sr. Internal Auditor are to coordinate and...
Do you have what it takes to join our winning team? Because we're looking for top-notch employees at WIN. WIN is the term we like to use because it captures our spirit, our brand, and our passionate business approach (it's also our stock ticker symbol). WIN also encompasses our work family - the real winners - who embody this philosophy. Windstream is the FORTUNE 500 provider of choice for data, v...
Senior Accounting Analyst My client has an immediate need for a Senior Accountant to join their team. This high profile role will report directly to the Controller of this Manufacturing Company located in Quincy, MA. The Senior Accounting Analyst will support corporate level accounting operations and provide analysis on all aspects of the companies financial operations. The ideal candidate for thi...
Sharkansky LLP is a growing and progressive CPA firm with a diverse and challenging client base. We are seeking a qualified professional to join our team as a Senior Accountant in our accounting and auditing department. Construction accounting experience is a plus. Responsibilies may include: Planning and supervising financial statement engagements Managing and driving the success of multiple enga...
Requirements: We are looking for professionals who are excellent communicators, who excel in immediate, creative client response and possess good technical skills. You must have a minimum of two to three (2-3) years experience with corporate and personal tax returns, federal and state. You should have the ability to perform tax research, review other staff reports and work well with clients, super...
Full charge bookkeeper responsible for handling the fundamental aspects of a firm's financial recordkeeping, including recording financial transactions, managing accounts payable and receivable. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES Pay bills and maintain ledgers Receive client invoices Conduct invoice activities and pay vendors for delivered materials. Generate 1099's and W-2's. GL A/P and A/R Quick Books Pro...
Sharkansky LLP, located in Brockton, Massachusetts, is seeking experienced tax professionals to work on a per diem basis during the upcoming tax season. Only tax professionals with 2 years of recent tax preparation experience will be considered. Experience may be with either business or individual tax returns. We offer flexible scheduling and hours. Please send your cover letter and resume to shar...
About Aon Hewitt Aon Hewitt empowers organizations and individuals to secure a better future through innovative talent, retirement and health solutions. We advise, design and execute a wide range of solutions that enable clients to cultivate talent to drive organizational and personal performance and growth, navigate retirement risk while providing new levels of financial security, and redefine he...
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES • Responsible for various function-based accounting activities (e.g. revenue deferrals, recording of legal expense, marketing, etc.) • Completes month-end close duties accurately and timely (e.g. recording / approving journal entries, performing variance analysis, etc.) • Interacts with accounting partners in North America and across the world • Identify, analyze...
Accounting Supervisor Finance, Accounts, CPA Full Time Brookdale - 6737 W. Washington Street Suite 2300 Milwaukee, WI 53214 The Accounting Supervisor is responsible for directing the general accounting staff for the ancillary services business within Brookdale. This position directly supervises three to six associates in the General Accounting department. The ancillary services business is a $242M...
Our Carrollton client is looking for an AP Specialist. They would ideally like a blend of A/P and A/R. Keys: - QuickBooks experience required - Full-cycle AP processing - High volume processing (150-200 per week minimum) - Experience with check runs and bank wires - Self starter, attention to detail, fast learner...
Reimbursement Coordinator MUST have healthcare experience in billing or collections/pharmacy experience. Nice To Have - Specialty pharmacy experience with Pharmacy Tech license SKILLS/ REQUIREMENTS General Knowledge Of Accounting Principles, Pharmacy Operations, and Medical Claims. General/Strong knowledge of HCPCS, CPT, ICD-9 and ICD-10 coding preferred. Ability To Proficiently Use Microsoft Exce...
Our manufacturing client in Racine, WI is looking to hire an Accounting Manager. This is an exciting time to join a financially stable, very well established organization. This is a newly created position and offers great career advancement and opportunities for growth. You will be managing a group of 4 and will be given the opportunity to improve processes and efficiencies. They offer a great ben...
Our manufacturing client in Racine, WI is looking to hire an Accounting Manager. This is an exciting time to join a financially stable, very well established organization. This is a newly created position and offers great career advancement and opportunities for growth. You will be managing a group of 4 and will be given the opportunity to improve processes and efficiencies. They offer a great ben...
Treasury Analyst Redmond, WA Overview Rylem Consulting is a leading resource in the Northwest for talent management. We help dynamic companies- Fortune 500 companies as well as innovative and exciting startups- identify and recruit game-changing talent. We currently have an exciting one-year contract position for a Treasury Analyst at a leading software development company, headquartered in Redmon...
At Solatube International, Inc., we pride ourselves on manufacturing the world's #1 Tubular Daylighting Device. Our ability to accomplish this goal is based primarily on the people we hire. We look for adaptable, self-motivated, passionate, creative team players. If this sounds like you, why not bring your talents and skills to Solatube International? We are in search of an Accounts Payable Specia...
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