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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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Position Description: Reporting to the Controller, this position is a key team leader providing support to Operations and Branch Management Company wide. Maintains a working relationship with all levels of the Company. Job Responsibilities: · Works with ethics, honesty, values and integrity. Provides a positive example to others · Assists branch personnel as needed with OSOW Permits, temporary mov...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Accounting Manager Hagerstown, MD Full-Time $90,000 - $110,000 Posted 4/24/2014 Vanessa Kennedy is recruiting for this position. Email your resume to Vanessa Apply Job Details If you are looking for a company that will provide career progression, challenging and exciting work opportunities and a fast-paced environm...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Financial Planner Redwood City, CA Unspecified Posted 4/24/2014 Quentin Olwell is recruiting for this position. Email your resume to Quentin Apply Job Details If you are a Financial Planner with tax planning/tax prep experience, please read on! We are an established, independent botique asset management firm locate...
This position is for an experienced Master Scheduler. The candidate will act as an integral part of product development teams that span across multiple Aerospace sites. He or she will facilitate cost, schedule and risk management for complex programs while leading process improvement and tool implementation. Primary Responsibilities: · Lead development and modifications to the Work Breakdown Struc...
Job Purpose: Serves clients by obtaining and evaluating client financial situation; developing, recommending, and managing financial plans, services, and actions; developing and expanding business. Duties: * Develops relationship plans by evaluating clients' financial situation, objectives, requirements, and preferences; recommending and selecting service options; obtaining acceptance. * Provides...
Responsibilities Sales Results: Meet and exceed monthly sales quota objectives by acquiring and retaining corporate and employee liable accounts. Call on top levels of organizations to sell products and services to gain new business and further penetrate existing accounts. Generate new business in assigned territories through prospecting, cold-calling, networking and generating leads and referrals...
Company Confidential Malibu, CA, 90265
A Malibu based real estate development and Construction Company seeks a special person, extremely bright and hardworking, who is either an accountant now or a well-organized, self-starting bookkeeper. We are looking for a new team member to integrate into our business for now and the future. The position requires an individual who wants to work in a friendly company atmosphere. Handling the follow...
Job Description: Do you enjoy numbers and data? Do you want to advance your experience in the world of finance? Looking for an experienced Accounting Clerk for fast-paced environment. If you are an ambitious high-energy professional, this is for you! Ideal candidate will have 3+ years experience in accounting, knowledge of Quickbooks and diligence to follow up on accounts. If this is you, apply wi...
Job Description: Terrific opportunity for a professional individual that likes to stay busy and help others. A/P Specialist/Lead for a great company in Kern County. You will be responsible for processing HIGH VOLUME payables, following up w/vendors and accurate data entry. This a very detailed oriented paper processing position. Qualifications for this position will include at least two years expe...
Mathematical/Statistical Analyst JOB DESCRIPTION Analyzes programs to determine manpower resources necessary to meet program requirements. Utilizes modeling and analytic skills to determine costs associated with those resources. Identify personnel requirements and capabilities in order to optimize workforce and missions. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. R...
Play a vital role in the customer banking experience at Chase! As part of JPMorgan Chase, a leading global financial services firm, Chase has over 5,000 locations where our Tellers are the first and most frequent point of contact with our customers. Through face-to-face interactions with customers, you will have the opportunity to provide top-notch customer service by handling financial transactio...
Legence Bank is seeking a full time residential mortgage Loan Processor for our Eldorado IL location. Applicant must be proficient in analyzing the title report, purchase contract, HOA, homeowner’s insurance and identifying potential fraudulent or suspicions information. The Processor is responsible for obtaining and or reviewing required borrower documentation, including re-disclosing GFE’s, and...
Chief Financial Officer for Manufacturing / CFO with JD Edwards Currently we are assisting a top notch manufacturing company looking for a Chief Financial Officer for Manufacturing / CFO with JD Edwards. You may be the leader of a financial team for a dynamic industry leading manufacturing organization. Located in beautiful Itasca, Illinois, this organization is close to great schools, affordable...
Accounting/Audit Consultant Reports To: Managing Director – Risk Management and Internal Audit Company Overview: SAGIN, LLC/ MVP Executive Search and Development is a management consulting firm that provides management consulting services, IT managed services, executive search, coaching, risk management and internal audit services. We are headquartered in Chicago, IL. We are looking to hire a full...
Company located west of the city is searching for an Inventory Control Analyst. Responsibilities: Maintain cycle count program Document inventory transactions Tracking inventory orders Reconciling physical inventories Prepare and distributing results on physical inventories Financial Analysis Other ad-hoc duties Requirements: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, or related field 3-5 years of strong in...
Job Description: POSITION SUMMARY: The Accounts Payable Manager is responsible for managing the daily activities of the accounting staff. The candidate should be a highly motivated self-starter with supervisory, review, and proofing experience. The candidate is also responsible for posting month end and weekly reconciling of payable accounts. MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: ? Oversees the daily...
Job Description: A large REO company located in North Denver is adding Deed In Lieu Processors. This position will require a few key components: - title experience is required - experience entering lien and judgments - ability to track and review title commitments/reports to client with detailed summary of title clearance This position will be a long term contract. The company is looking for indiv...
Job Description: Terrific opportunity for a professional individual ready to move ahead in a great career. As a accounting clerk for this transportation/freight company, you will be responsible for establishing customer invoicing rules to allow for correct billing, researching and correcting customer invoice issues and researching invoices for missing data needed for processing, contacting termina...
Job Description: Great local company is looking for a stellar evictions coordinator to support the Evictions Manager. This ideal addition will be responsible for working with evictions attorneys to complete tasks as well as pursuing successful lock outs. Tasks include: Review and monitor eviction proceedings, determine habitability and personal property. Monitor postings and evictions as well as w...
Job Description: We have a need for a Bilingual Maquiladora Assistant Controller/Controller for a large manufacturing company. Requirements: Must have Bachelors degree in Accounting, CPA, Bilingual (Spanish), and 5+ years as Assistant Controller. Experience with Maquiladoras Prefer candidates with a Manufacturing background You will be required to travel to our plant in Mexico (every 3 months) and...
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Size of Industry in 2006:
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006

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