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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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CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Federal Tax Senior Manager New York City, NY Full-Time $120,000 - $175,000 Apply Apply Federal Tax Senior Manager New York City, NY Full-Time $120,000 - $175,000 Apply Job Details If you are a Federal Tax Senior Manager with 7+ years of experience please read on! Based in NY, NY, we are one of the most renown...
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IACP Certified Auto Appraisers Needed Nationwide! Excellent Pay: $60.00 - $125.00 per hour. (Spanish speaking candidates preferred but not required.) is looking for IACP Certified Auto Appraisers to staff our client’s requirements for major cities throughout the United States. We are expanding to your local area. P&C or All-Lines Licensed Insurance Adjusters are neede...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Accounting Manager (Public Accounting) Los Angeles, CA Full-Time $90,000 - $130,000 Apply Apply Accounting Manager (Public Accounting) Los Angeles, CA Full-Time $90,000 - $130,000 Apply Job Details If you are an Accounting / Audit / Tax Manager who is looking to do more (not just audit) with your career and g...
As the world's leading insurance broker and risk advisor, Marsh is devoted to finding the opportunity in risk. Companies look to us to help them navigate the daunting global risk landscape, seeing risks others don't and unlocking opportunities others can't. With 25,000 employees and annual revenues approaching $5 billion Marsh serves more clients in more industries worldwide than any firm in our i...
Company Confidential Berkeley, CA
SUMMARY OF POSITION: Duties and Responsibilities This position is responsible for the SEC reporting process, research of technical accounting issues, and supervision of the monthly accounting and internal reporting process. This position supervises one full-time employee with general responsibilities that include the following: preparation and coordination of the filing of SEC Forms 10-Q and 10-K...
Company Confidential Watsonville, CA
This position is responsible for managing the timely and accurate processing and analysis of accounting transactions and reports as part of the monthly close process in a manner consistent with Company policies and procedures. Essential Job Accountabilities 1. Supervise and manage the workflow of assigned staff to ensure the timely and accurate preparation and review of accounting transactions and...
Well established company is seeking a Staff Accountant. The Staff Accountant will analyze financial information and prepare financial reports to determine and maintain record of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, and other financial activities within the company. Job Duties: Develop, maintain, and analyze budgets, preparing periodic reports that compare budgeted costs to actual c...
Company Confidential Watsonville, CA
This position provides advanced professional accounting support to the General Accounting department related to the maintenance, processing and analysis of accounting records in a manner consistent with the Company policies and procedures. Essential Job Accountabilities 1. Establish, interpret, and analyze complex accounting records to support strategic decision making and ensure compliance with G...
Great company in Irvine is seeking an Accounts Payable representative. The Accounts Payable representative will be responsible for Cash Application and working with the Collections Department. Job Duties: Match checks received from lock box to apply to customer invoices for US, may include other countries Get the necessary back up documents for receipts via e-mail to customers, and other US statio...
Experienced Medicare Biller A Medicare Biller is responsible for the timely submission and follow-up of nursing home Medicare bills. Skilled nursing facility billing experience preferred but not required. Primary Responsibilities: • Prepares and submits clean claims to various insurance companies either electronically or by paper • Process payments from insurance companies • Collect, post, and man...
Email Resume Directly to: ***** Dynamic technology client seeks progressive Accounting professional to join their expanding team. Responsibilities will include: month end close, financial statement preparation and analysis, budgeting, variance analysis, compliance and staff management. Qualified candidate will have a Degree in Accounting, and 5 plus years related experienc...
Washington National Insurance Company's largest American marketing partner, PMA USA, is looking for the right individuals who have the desire to earn a good living, work a flexible schedule and provide solutions for wealth preservation and creation to families and individuals. You can make a huge impact on your community and future by educating, advising and servicing clients to improve their qual...
Accounting Principals is currently recruiting for a permanent Accounting Clerk position in the St. Louis, MO area! This position has heavy Accounts Payable as well as some Accounts Receivable included. If you have at least 2 years of full cycle Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable experience then you may be the perfect candidate for this excellent opportunity. The Accounting Clerk will be resp...
Overview This position supports the Medical Expense Management (MEM) leadership team in the identification, evaluation, quantification and implementation of multiple medical expense savings initiatives across departments and in alignment with Neighborhood’s goals and objectives. Qualifications Required: · Bachelor’s degree or an Associate’s degree and sufficient work experience to equate to a Bach...
Position Purpose The Manager, Replenishment will lead a team of Analysts/Sr. Analysts that will be accountable for the successful execution of inventory plans for all replenishment activity for domestic, import and allocation. This leader is directly responsible for the consistent execution of common processes and algorithms that are used to reduce inventory variance. The team will conduct flow an...
Senior Accountant If you’re skilled in accounting your next career move is with us! At Taylor White, we specialize exclusively in Accounting & Finance leadership roles in Tampa Bay. Our industry knowledge combined with our extensive recruiting experience means we not only know what you're looking for; we know how to find it! And right now, we have an opportunity for a Senior Accountant to join the...
Terkelsen, Smith, Tyree & Snell, PLC (“TS2”) is a leading certified public accounting firm located in Yuma, AZ and services clients throughout the Western United States including California, New Mexico, Texas, and Colorado. The firm serves companies and individuals across a number of industry groups, and possesses expertise in serving: Agribusiness entities, Healthcare, Physicians Groups, Real Est...
These roles can sit in NYC, PN, NYS, Chicago, DE, and DC We are a leader in our industry and as such we are stable and growing. Due to growth we seeking to add some strong individuals to our Credit Risk and Mortgage Model Validation teams. We will see individuals with 3 -10 years experience Hands on model Validation. Model validation is the set of processes and activities intended to verify that m...
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