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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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Adecco is seeking a self-motivated, organized Accounting Clerk for a leading athletic apparel company in the Greater Boston area located in Westford, MA! This candidate will exhibit a strong attention to detail and support various daily accounting tasks. This is a great opportunity for recent graduates with basic accounting experience! Responsibilities -Prepare journal entries -Code AP invoices...
Summary: In this position you will be responsible for all the day-to-day activities of the cost accounting function for our Perry corporate campus. The candidate must be self-motivated, energetic, detail minded with excellent analytical skills and able to work effectively across the business and all its functions. Job Responsibilities: · Plan, organize and direct all the activities of the cost ...
About UAIC: With over 700 employees nationwide, United Automobile Insurance Company (UAIC) is the largest independently owned automobile insurance company in the United States. We are committed to providing our agents, and their customers, a quality product with state-of-the–art processing and claims service. Through our affiliates we provide a variety of insurance related services, including pr...
The Analyst prepares & provides financial accounting and reporting to support the company’s investment portfolios. This includes Statutory (STAT) and GAAP net investment income results, investment analytical reports and ad-hoc requests to support management decisions. Responsible for ensuring the integrity, accuracy and timeliness of all investment accounting information. Responsible for preparing...
**NEW JOB POSTING 10/30/2014** WAREHOUSE SUPERVISOR (PEMBROKE PARK, FLORIDA) Eng & Span Req PLEASE APPLY IN PERSON, AS SOON AS POSSIBLE We are only looking for Extrodinary Supervisor Personnel to complete our wareshouse team. PLEASE READ CAREFULLY Please Come in between 9:00 am-4:00 pm Location: PEMBROKE PARK- 3136 JOHN P CURCIE DR Base Pay $37,600 salary plus $2,400 medical = $40,000 Oth...
Position Summary: Assists in the monthly consolidation of all Parker divisions and subsidiary financial statements, including currency translation, in accordance with Company policies and generally accepted accounting principles. Assists in the preparation of monthly reports to management. Scope/Supervision and Interaction: __ Has Direct Reports _X_ Does Not Have Direct Reports Reports to the ...
Mortgage Equity Partners, LLC, a rapidly growing Mortgage Banker, is seeking an experienced accountant or controller to join their team. Ideal candidate will have prior mortgage or banking experience. CPA/MBA is preferred. As a member of the management team, this position will require the desire to evaluate reports and provide expertise in all financial matters. Must be able to work in fast paced,...
Tax Senior / Supervisor We are seeking a tax professional to join our team. This individual should be a CPA with 4 to 8 years of in public accounting or industry. Real estate and partnership experience is required. We are seeking someone with excellent analytical, organizational, and project management skills. Job Responsibilities Review of federal and state tax returns for individuals, partner...
Founded in 1989, Sabre provides customers integrated end-to-end solutions focused around analytics; autonomous systems; command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR); critical infrastructure protection; and cyber. This solutions strategy is built upon the strength of our technical competencies in engineering, information technology, software dev...
Work closely with the Regional Sales Consultant, Customer Service Rep, and Center Manager and Managing Physicians to maintain existing accounts and resolve any client issues. Generate new business from employers with <50 employees. Maintain regular contact with existing clients using USHW databases for each center in the territory to ensure we are meeting their needs. Introduce new and existing se...
The Accounting Supervisor will be responsible for financial reporting and tax supervision. W ill support the accounting and financial reporting group primarily through the oversight of the general ledger accountant, tax accountant and the joint venture accountant. This position reports to the Assistant Controller of Financial Reporting and Tax is primarily focused on ensuring the day-to-day operat...
The Senior Accountant will be responsible for performing analysis, reporting and journal entry preparation for various functions, programs and corporate departments. The team member will prepare balance sheet reconciliations and maintain and demonstrate an understanding of the account balance and provide explanations for variances. The Team Member must interpret legal agreements and apply current ...
Job Description All Covered, a division of Konica Minolta, is currently seeking a Compliance Manager to join our team. Position Summary: Assists the Director, Compliance Services with overseeing and tracking all activities related to risk management for All Covered clients. Activities include Enterprise Risk Management, GLBA and IT Risk Management, Data Classification and asset management, and ...
Overview With a dedication to product quality and excellent customer service, Brother International Corporation, the US subsidiary of Japan-based Brother Industries Ltd., is committed to being at the side of their customers. Brother International is a premier provider of products for the home, home office and office that revolutionize the way you live and work. Headquartered in Bridgewater, NJ, B...
Description: Position Description: If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Challenge yourself, your peers and our industry by shaping what health care looks like and doing your life's best work. The Billing Supervisor is responsible for supervising staff who handle medical and ancillary product premium billing f...
Description: If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Our finance professionals at UnitedHealth Group are engaged in the important work of making health care more affordable, simpler and easier for people to access. And you can join us in achieving these goals as a Financial Consultant. You will collaborate with an ...
A Security Officer with Hilton Hotels and Resorts is responsible for ensuring the safety of guests and team members and the security of the hotel and property in the hotel's continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand? One of the most recognized names in the industry, Hilton Hotels & Resorts offe...
Description: If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Financial discipline and accountability count more today than ever. Which is why your performance and innovation will find a reception here like nowhere else as you help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm) UnitedHealth Group Enterp...
Administrative Assistant CLAIM YOUR FUTURE AS A GREAT PERFORMER! Providing both satisfying and challenging work along with a highly professional and friendly work atmosphere, Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc. has a strong commitment to its colleagues and its clients. If you are seeking place where you can do great things for those whose lives you touch while maximizing your own career po...
Claims Examiner 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 the p...

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