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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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At Waddell & Reed, we invest in our financial advisors. As you consider your options, we want you to know that Waddell & Reed not only offers unparalleled opportunity, but we do so with a level of personal support that sets us apart. Responsibilities As a financial advisor, you will provide your clients with comprehensive financial planning and advice to help them effectively pursue their financ...
Our global manufacturing client is currently in search of a Plant Controller. You will closely partner with the Director of Operations to drive operations productivity and deliver the stated financial objectives for the assigned operations. This is a challenging and exciting opportunity to work in a business group and to evaluate current policies and procedures and make recommendations. The compa...
A large commercial insurance agency in the Carmel Valley area of San Diego is seeking a commercial account manager. They are looking for someone that could be relatively early in their insurance career, a minimum of 2 years experience servicing commercial accounts required. This is an excellent career opportunity with a quality firm. A current Property & Casualty license is needed. Please do not ...
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Job Opening Title: Custody Financial Analyst Job Opening Number: 115783 Job Summary: Finance employees receive, account for, monitor, and design internal controls to safeguard sacred funds (donated confidentially in obedience to God’s commandments) for the Church’s religious mission under the direction of senior ecclesiastical .... Job Family: Finance & Accounting Location: USA - UT - Salt Lak...
Our Fortune 500 global manufacturer is currently in search of a Plant Controller for its Georgetown Ohio facility. You will closely partner with the Plant Manager to drive operations productivity and deliver the stated financial objectives for the assigned operations. This is a challenging and exciting opportunity to work in a business group and to evaluate current policies and procedures and mak...
The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) applies cutting-edge technology to operating a reliable electricity system, managing competitive markets for wholesale electricity, and planning for the Empire State's energy future. The NYISO’s Market Mitigation and Analysis department invites applications for a full-time Economist. Economists are responsible for analyzing design, structure, behav...
Description: WellMed is now part of the OptumHealth division under the greater UnitedHealth Group umbrella. WellMed is a healthcare delivery system serving more than 90,000 patients, primarily Medicare eligible seniors, in Texas and Florida through primary care clinics, multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services. Headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, WellMed is an industr...
The Corporate & Investment Banking (CIB) Audit Team is responsible for assessing the adequacy of the control environments across all of the CIB, Chief Investment Office (CIO) and Treasury businesses. This is achieved through a program of audit coverage, which is performed and managed by a global team of integrated technology and financial business audit specialists. Position Description This rol...
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This position is located in our VA, Chesapeake facility Performs financial analysis and reporting in order to monitor finances associated with business operations. 1. Responsible for various financial functions such as budgeting, auditing, forecasting, and analysis. 2. Collects and reviews financial data from various sources. 3. Creates, maintains, and updates financial databases and spreadshe...
Disability Representative, Sr CLAIM YOUR FUTURE AS A GREAT PERFORMER! Providing both satisfying and challenging work along with a highly professional and friendly work atmosphere, Sedgwick has a strong commitment to its colleagues and its clients. If you are seeking a place where you can do great things for those whose lives you touch while maximizing your own career possibilities, Sedgwick is t...
Claims Examiner Liability - Location TBD CLAIM YOUR FUTURE AS A GREAT PERFORMER! Providing both satisfying and challenging work along with a highly professional and friendly work atmosphere, Sedgwick has a strong commitment to its colleagues and its clients. If you are seeking a place where you can do great things for those whose lives you touch while maximizing your own career possibilities, Se...
Claims Associate - Liability CLAIM YOUR FUTURE AS A GREAT PERFORMER! Providing both satisfying and challenging work along with a highly professional and friendly work atmosphere, Sedgwick has a strong commitment to its colleagues and its clients. If you are seeking a place where you can do great things for those whose lives you touch while maximizing your own career possibilities, Sedgwick is th...
Ideal candidate will have a background in analytics with the ability to interpret data into a story, a strong desire to develop and have a focus on building relationships. Candidate’s focus will be on providing analysis, insight, perspective and reporting of trends. Workers’ compensation and/or general liability knowledge a plus. Position may be open to be based out of any Sedgwick office nationwi...
Service Center Representative CLAIM YOUR FUTURE AS A GREAT PERFORMER! Providing both satisfying and challenging work along with a highly professional and friendly work atmosphere, Sedgwick has a strong commitment to its colleagues and its clients. If you are seeking a place where you can do great things for those whose lives you touch while maximizing your own career possibilities, Sedgwick is t...
Technical Standards & Compliance Manager CLAIM YOUR FUTURE AS A GREAT PERFORMER! Providing both satisfying and challenging work along with a highly professional and friendly work atmosphere, Sedgwick has a strong commitment to its colleagues and its clients. If you are seeking a place where you can do great things for those whose lives you touch while maximizing your own career possibilities, Se...
Disability Representative, Sr CLAIM YOUR FUTURE AS A GREAT PERFORMER! Providing both satisfying and challenging work along with a highly professional and friendly work atmosphere, Sedgwick has a strong commitment to its colleagues and its clients. If you are seeking a place where you can do great things for those whose lives you touch while maximizing your own career possibilities, Sedgwick is t...

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