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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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Description At Conifer Health Solutions, we offer the strength and stability of Tenet Healthcare, a Fortune 500 company, with the ingenuity and energy of a healthcare independent. We are a healthcare solutions company born from the healthcare industry. We take care of hospital business, so hospitals can focus on caring for patients. Ready to be part of our solutions? Welcome to a company that giv...
Description At Conifer Health Solutions, we offer the strength and stability of Tenet Healthcare, a Fortune 500 company, with the ingenuity and energy of a healthcare independent. We are a healthcare solutions company born from the healthcare industry. We take care of hospital business, so hospitals can focus on caring for patients. Ready to be part of our solutions? Welcome to a company that giv...
Associate Claim Representative - Auto Insurance - Indianapolis, IN The Hartford has an opportunity that may be right for you in our Associate Claim Representative position! As an Associate Claim Representative for The Hartford, you will be an integral part of our dynamic claims team. You will interact with internal and external customers to deliver superior service, exceptional quality and be a ...
AllianceBernstein is a leading global investment management firm that offers high-quality research and diversified investment services to institutional clients, individuals and private clients in major markets around the world. AllianceBernstein employs more than 500 investment professionals with expertise in growth equities, value equities, fixed income securities, blend strategies, and alternati...
This position is located in our VA, Herndon facility Performs financial analysis and reporting in order to monitor finances associated with business operations. 1. Performs routine analysis in support of various financial functions such as budgeting, auditing, and forecasting. 2. Collects and reviews financial data from various sources. 3. Creates, maintains, and updates financial databases an...
At Waddell & Reed, we invest in our financial advisors. As you consider your options, we want you to know that Waddell & Reed not only offers unparalleled opportunity, but we do so with a level of personal support that sets us apart. Responsibilities As a financial advisor, you will provide your clients with comprehensive financial planning and advice to help them effectively pursue their financ...
Description: What can YOU do with the right information? At OptumInsight, the possibilities and the impact are limitless. You'll be empowered to ask more questions, develop better solutions and help make the health care system greater than ever. It's always fresh. It's always exciting. As a Coding Review Team Leader you'll provide consulting services to strengthen and improve health care operati...
Do you strive for work that is meaningful and impactful? Our Claims organization can provide you with the opportunity to make a difference in people’s lives during their time of need. What’s in it for you? Establish and maintain strong relationships with customers, build credibility and gain trust while operating with integrity at all times Responsible for the investigation and file management ...
THE COMPANY: Alkermes plc is a fully integrated, global biopharmaceutical company that applies its scientific expertise and proprietary technologies to develop innovative medicines that improve patient outcomes. The company has a diversified portfolio of more than 20 commercial drug products and a substantial clinical pipeline of product candidates that address central nervous system (CNS) disord...
This position is located in our IA, Coralville facility Performs financial analysis and reporting in order to monitor finances associated with business operations. 1. Responsible for various financial functions such as budgeting, auditing, forecasting, and analysis. 2. Collects and reviews financial data from various sources. 3. Creates, maintains, and updates financial databases and spreadshe...
RGIS Inventory Takers are members of a team (called Team Members) that work together to physically count inventory for our clients and enter information into RGIS equipment. Inventory to be counted varies depending on the client and location to be audited. Items may be located on the floor, tables, or shelves at various heights. Items are generally counted on the shelves, but may be moved if requ...
About the Position: The Manager will lead the Controls Excellence Program for the End User Computing processes. Participate as part of the core Controls Excellence management team focused on managing & leading strategic initiatives for Controls Excellence which increases value to the company. Additionally, the role requires partnering with leadership to influence and contribute to a strong optima...
Metro Accessible in North West DC! Outstanding opportunity available for an ambitious Office Manager to join an early-stage successful tech company with long term growth potential! This role is well-suited for a professional with 1-3 years’ experience in a fast-paced administrative office support capacity. Reporting to the CEO, the Office Manager will oversee the administrative support for the exe...
Description As a part of the Tenet and Catholic Health Initiatives family, Conifer Health Solutions is a leading healthcare business process management services provider working to improve operational performance for more than 600 clients so they can support financial improvement, enhance the patient experience, and drive value-based performance. Through our revenue cycle management , patient com...
Description: What can YOU do with the right information? At OptumInsight, the possibilities and the impact are limitless. You'll be empowered to ask more questions, develop better solutions and help make the health care system greater than ever. It's always fresh. It's always exciting. As a Coding Review Team Leader you'll provide consulting services to strengthen and improve health care operati...
The Pricing Analyst is a member of a professional staff responsible for oversight of key strategic pricing initiatives. Position requires analysis of pricing trends, process oversight, revenue/cost optimization and will leverage analytics to support profit contribution improvement and revenue share growth targets in key segments and markets. Key Responsibilities: - Analyze key metrics to identif...
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 ...
Job Location Morristown, NJ Job Description Job Summary: Ensures all business risks are anticipated, recognized, and appropriately managed before they can adversely affect the company. Engages in the review of business processes, IT applications, and financial practices enterprise-wide to ensure the use of compliant and best practices, procedural efficiency, and accuracy. Audit reviews may be ...
Now Hiring 3 Months Contract Position upto $50/hr Operational / IT / Data Analytics Auditor · Perform risk assessment to identify high risk business processes and apply relevant best practices. · Responsible for handling unusual, difficult, more complex audit reviews and/or projects. · Perform business process consulting to assist in the formulation of policies, procedures and controls in the ...
Accountant / Office Manager: Amherst, NY Our client, an expanding real estate / legal firm is looking for a solid accountant / Office Manager. Responsibilities: Payroll processing – ADP, work with part time bookkeeper on payables and receivables, produce journal entries and monthly operating financial statement processing, bank reconciliation, cash deposits using electronic scanning, quarterly ...

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Size of Industry in 2006:
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006

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