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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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Company Confidential Houston, TX, 77002
HC187019: The Financial Advisory Group, Inc. Houston, TX See below to apply The Financial Advisory Group, Inc. seeks a Tax Manager in Houston, TX to manage tax return preparation process for both individuals and entities. Master's degree and experience required. Submit resume to Chris Kolenda, Tax Counsel at *****....
Kernwood Country Club is located 30 minutes from Boston and nestled in historic Salem. For 100 years, the Kernwood Country Club has been recognized as the Gem of the North Shore offering a Donald Ross 18 hole championship course with a reputation as one of New England’s finest private country clubs. For more information please visit www.kernwoodcc.org. Kernwood Country Club is seeking a seasoned ...
A Senior Accountant job in Nashville, TN is currently available courtesy of Parker & Lynch. To be considered for this opportunity, you must have a Bachelor's degree and at least 2 years of experience (preferably in manufacturing). This is rare opportunity to fast track to Controller in a 3 year time frame. If you enjoy working in all areas of accounting and not getting pigeonholed in one aspect th...
Senior Portfolio Accountant Premier commercial real estate firm in Boston. Responsible for a portfolio of commercial office properties. Will include review of property accountants' work. Enjoy generous benefit and compensation package. Long term growth potential. Responsibilities: • Review third-party property management reports for compliance with GAAP and corporate policy • Analyze and expla...
Internal Audit Accountant If you’re looking for a smooth transition from public accounting to industry, this could be the right move for you. In this key job within this dynamic department, you will lead and perform audits, principally financial plus but also including operational aspects. You will ensure proper compliance with company policies and governmental regulations, including documentati...
If you are interested in applying for this job opportunity, please email your resume in Word format to ***** and put “Tax Manager” in the subject line. Emailed resumes will have priority consideration over online applications. PUBLIC ACCOUNTING TAX MANAGER JOB IN DOWNTOWN CHICAGO, IL A client, a mid-size public accounting firm, is seeking to fill a Tax Manager job in downt...
Attention all new December Accounting Graduates (or May Graduates still seeking employment). I have 2 outstanding entry level accounting jobs I am presently recruiting for. Both jobs require a BS in Accounting and a CPA or the desire to sit for the exam in the near future. Job one will involve participating in the Month-end close process which will include the following: Prepare Journal entries...
Tax Accountant Job Description Tax Accountant job in West Palm Beach, FL for large company. Great opportunity in tax with little to no overtime within the manufacturing industry. The tax accountant will help prepare corporate returns in addition to responsibility for the timely filing of Sales & Use tax and Property Tax returns. Additional responsibilities will include assisting in various speci...
Claim Examiner – FL About DB Healthcare IT DB Healthcare IT, focused solely on healthcare IT domain, partners with Providers, Payers and established healthcare consulting practices to provide them with qualified consulting resources. We have been very successful in providing project directors, program managers, analysts, interface engineers, training and go live consultants for EPIC, Meditech, E...
Senior Accountant We are seeking a Senior Accountant to work with individuals, small and mid-sized companies in our rapidly growing accounting firm. As a Senior Accountant with our firm, you'll be responsible for developing strong working relationships with clients built on understanding their business and challenges. You will work on multiple team engagements and individual assignments. You'll p...
First InvestorsFirst Investors is building a brighter future, one representative at a time. Who we are . . . First Investors Corporation is a Wall Street-based financial services firm, established in 1930. We are proud of our long history of helping clients with their financial needs including college funding, tax savings and preparing for retirement. Our philosophy is that we connect “Main Str...
Aurora Community Services, a leading agency that for over 28 years has been providing community based residential services to adults with disabilities is seeking an experienced, service oriented: Accounts Payable Specialist in our Menomonie office to perform accounting tasks related to the efficient maintenance and processing of accounts payable transactions. Qualifications needed: 2 year accounti...
Company Confidential Huntingdon, PA, 16652
*TOP JOB* STAFF ACCOUNTANT This new position is responsible for assisting in the preparation of financial statements to management. Prepare and review general journal entries to properly reflect financial transactions and ensure all financial information is reported accurately, timely and efficiently. Prepare supporting balance sheet and income statement account rec- onciliations as directed. B...
THE OPPORTUNITY: Develop and execute marketing plan to drive new and renewal business, including in-person visits, telemarketing and distribution of marketing materials for insurance company partners Evaluate, classify, and rate each risk to determine acceptability, coverage, and pricing Develop and submit underwriting referrals, where required, to company brokerage facilities and Burns & Wilco...
Description: Position Description: Health care isn't just changing. It's growing more complex every day. ICD10 replaces ICD9. Affordable Care adds new challenges and financial constraints. Where does it all lead? Hospitals and health care organizations continue to adapt, and we are vital part of their evolution. And that's what fueled these exciting new opportunities. Who are we? Optum360. ...
Description: Senior leadership careers with UnitedHealth Group allow you the opportunity to lead large organizations comprised of highly talented technical professionals who are solving problems and transforming the health care industry while helping people lead healthier lives. As a Senior Director, United Healthcare IS Portfolio Management you will bring your executive level expertise, passion,...
Senior Financial Analyst The Western Maryland Health System is seeking a Senior Financial Analyst to perform complex financial, statistical, and budget analysis of data and provide recommendations. This position supports the annual budget process as well as the accounting and reporting process. Also performs other accounting functions as necessary and is familiar with current healthcare finan...
Finance/Accounting FINANCE DIRECTOR TOWN ACCOUNTANT TOWN OF MARBLEHEAD Management of the Town’s financial operations including Accounting, Payroll, Collections, Treasury, Financial Reporting, Budget Preparation and Control, Capital Planning, Workers Comp, Retirement system, Administration of employee benefits and retiree health insurance. Management of information technology projects and the Town’...
STAFF ACCOUNTANT. Functions as a business support person to the plant and financial management team. Responsible for plant level costs and control including cost accounting, bill of material audits, and cost analysis. Supports month-end close and special projects as requested. Works closely with manufacturing to understand issues and how they impact the financial results as well as educate/inform ...
FULL TIME TELLER Cash handling exp req’d Will train qualified person Apply in person at CHARTER BANK 10502 Leopard...

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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006

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