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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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Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation’s largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities, and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly g...
Our client is currently seeking for a SOX Consultant. For consideration candidates need to have experience with workpaper details and implementing SOX internal controls. Including working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel, able to communicate effectively-both orally and in writing, strong analytical and technical skills, able to handle multiple tasks at one time, able to establish goals, set p...
We have an opportunity for a Collections Analyst to support our growth in the Credit and Collections Department. This member will initiate collections from accounts, and ensure proper and timely remittance accounting. Ideal candidate will hold a solid understanding of finance and accounting concepts and has extraordinary communication, problem-solving, research, and follow-up skills. Primary dutie...
Company Confidential San Francisco, CA
Chief Financial Officer A growing energy company is actively seeking a results-driven CFO to provide leadership, be a critical part of the core management team, drive company earnings and create long term growth momentum. This role will report directly to the President. Responsibilities: Partner with the CEO, executive team, service teams and operations to provide updates to joint venture partners...
Financial Accountant – Seattle, WA Company: ARB is the world leader in the manufacture and distribution of high quality 4x4 and off-road accessories, including; air locking differentials, air compressors, winch bumpers, suspension systems, roof racks, skid plates, side rails, rear bumpers, roof top tents and recovery gear. Position Summary: This position is located in Seattle, Washington and is no...
Need to have resources to prepare requirements, specifications, business processes and recommendations: o To perform business analysis including workflow analysis, business information requirements and models. o To help define scope and objectives. o To break down high-level business and user requirements into functional requirements and quality, specified in an appropriate level of detail suitabl...
Bloomington - 1550 American Boulevard E, Bloomington, MN 55425 8am - 5pm, etc. with approved overtime available The pay should be $14 - $15/hr Government Document Review for Mortgage Bond Loan Program. Reviews and purchases funded loan files; prepare deficiency notices; obtains any missing documentation needed to complete a loan file; calculate, input, review and approve wire information into comp...
3 Mellon Ctr Pgh PA, Floor 05 Qualified candidate will be responsible for the timely and accurate settlement of domestic and international trade processed on behalf of trust clients. Additional responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: communicating with several external parties such as lending agents and brokers, resolving discrepancies between the depository and/or fund company and i...
Overland Park - 12800 Foster Street, Overland Park, KS 66213 Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Pay $14.00/hr This is an entry level position responsible for researching and performing a reasonable investigation on customer accounts related to billing errors or fraud claims. Primary responsibilities include managing dispute/fraud caseload by researching, investigating, documenting, and resol...
Boston - One Federal Street, Boston, MA 02110 9AM/5PM Position Summary: Primary responsibility for this role is to ensure all loan notices are received and processed into CDO. Position is responsible for delivering exemplary customer service to internal and external customers. Responsible for performing routine daily administration of reviewing and processing loan notices received from Agent Banks...
8-5 Orders appraisals through the system and processes verifications of employment. Sorts and files correspondence, loan documents and other records in alphabetic or numerical order or according to a specific loan. Processes paperwork by verifying data and transferring into a standard format. Posts to and extracts data from records and files. May input data of new or existing loan information and...
Travis St Houston TX, Floor 16 The Corporate Trust Administrator role is critical in providing top quality service to clients and for complete administration of assigned corporate trust and/or agency accounts. This individual must be able to prioritize and organize workflow, as well as corroborate all facets of the operation and administration of client accounts. Furthermore, the Corporate Trust A...
Responsible for performing basic entry level compliance activities and projects. Work is typically performed under general guidance and Supervision. Assignment includes responsibibility for various compliance administration duties, performing basic audit reviews, analysis, preparation of various reports and compliance documentation. Assists more senior level Compliance Representatives in implement...
Company Confidential Dallas, TX
Controller A growing multi-site service business is seeking a Controller to be responsible for providing leadership and guidance for all corporate finance and accounting functions. This role will have responsibility for Accounting, Financial Reporting, Compliance, Internal Controls and assist in mergers & acquisition and integration. The controller will be responsible for financial and accounting...
Job Description: Sr. Accountant As part of the Accounting department, the applicant should have an eye for detail, ability to work in a high volume environment, handle multiple tasks, and able to meet critical deadlines. Managing internal and external inquiries will require the candidate to have excellent communication skills, a sense of urgency, and problem solving abilities. The role will involv...
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