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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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Our client is currently seeking a Web Coordinator/SharePoint Administrator. Web Coordinator with SharePoint experience. To work and finish Learning Central portal which sits on a SharePoint platform and currently in production. Working with Communications Specialist to work on the administrative content to complete the site. Would like this person to preferably have SharePoint 2013 experience, b...
Our client, a global media company, is looking to staff a Business Analyst to work on a large Workday implementation. Must haves include: TheWorkday Analyst for HR/Payroll and Finance is responsible for understanding anddocumenting the complete Workday HR/Payroll process. The Workday BusinessAnalyst will collect requirements, perform analysis, and communicateinformation appropriately to the Work...
Description Reporting to the Controller, the Assistant Controller is responsible for the day-to-day functioning of Accounts Payable, Payroll, General Ledger and Financial Reporting in accordance with Doctors Medical Center. The Assistant Controller shall have personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and an unwavering commitment to the mission; a proactive hands-on strategic thinker who will ...
Job Summary This role provides application-specific subject matter expertise to financial applications, including second-level application production support and testing support. This role also leverages this in-depth technical and business knowledge to lead and contribute to application enhancements during all development lifecycle phases. Provide test and production technical support to systems...
Description Reporting to the Assistant Controller, the Senior Accountant is responsible for the accumulation of financial and statistical information in order to provide financial statements and proforma's for the facility. Close contract with other departments regarding original flow and accuracy of budget and financial statements. Ensure that the general ledgers for the hospital and affiliated ...
Description Under supervision, the Admitting Representative is responsible to register patients in an accurate, efficient and professional manner. To retrieve pertinent information and documentation essential to assure proper registration and billing process. To maintain the daily operations of all aspects of registration in accordance with the job duties. Interacts closely with the Financial Cou...
Our client is currently seeking a SR. DATA ANALYST. This is a direct hire, permanent position with a growing, dynamic company that is a leader in Business Intelligence solutions and Big Data. This role will have both technical and client-facing responsibilities. Duties and Responsibilities a Demonstrate passion for solving analytic problems involving big data sets using quantitative approaches t...
Responsibilities: The Technical Support Center is a team of dynamic IT professionals who specialize in providing business-critical technical support to over 8000 rental branch locations and our corporate offices. As a member of our team, you will deliver an exceptional customer experience while executing specific troubleshooting techniques. We have a uniquely designed support model that enables o...
Our client is currently seeking a Tech Ops Technician/Analyst - Lead/Manager to implement complex medium to large scale projects and has expertise in project mgmt. software/process. May beresponsible for operations during shift by setting priorities and assigning oradjusting workloads. Capable of complex independent problem solving.Demonstrates leadership. Designs/implements/communicates solutions...
My Client is looking for a Tier 2/3 Support Specialist with a strong background in customer service and troubleshooting. Provides responsive quality customer service and support at all times to both internal and external customers. Performs immediate analysis of customer problems and directs the implementation of corrective action to restore function and avoid recurrence. Functions as the custome...
Our client is currently seeking a Sr. IT Risk & Control Analyst. Interested applicants please send an updated resume to Samantha Hoppman - ***** and call 610-617-1468 - This job will have the following responsibilities: Help define, implement and support Barclaycard wide governance and programs for compliance with Corporate level standards and policies Interface/liaison between T...
Our client is currently seeking a System Analyst – Intranet. The System Analyst oversees the layout, visual look, and overall content of the intranet. She/he must understand the demographics and characteristics of a website's users and develop material that appeals to them. The System Analyst will partner with Content Managers to develop and edit intranet pages. This person will analyze and test ...
Looking for a Sr. IT Risk & Control Analyst who has the following experience: Interface/liaison between Technology and the various IT Risk, IRM, and Governance team CIGLS, SOX/RCA control work, Audit support, deciphering Group Policy/Standards and ensuring compliance IT Risk background required as well as good project management skills Produce relevant MI, reporting and scorecards to support t...
Responsible for developing and executing formal test plans to ensure the delivery of quality software applications. Involved in test planning, writing test cases/scripts, creating reusable test data, test case automation, and test execution. Defines and tracks quality assurance metrics such as defects, defect counts, test results and test status. Collects and analyzes data for software process ...
Job Summary Incumbent applies intermediate to senior level knowledge of Human Resource business processes, automated HR applications, and advanced knowledge of technical tools to implement new technology, enhance existing technology and troubleshoot complex application issues. The incumbent performs project management, requirements gathering, documentation, testing, data mapping, creating reports...
Our client is currently seeking a Senior QA Analyst. Education: BS or BA Yrs Experience: 5-10 Basic Job Function: This position has been created to ensure that Testing responsibilities are covered. The incumbent will report to the Lead QA Analyst and take on responsibilities for testing to include: test plan and script creation, test execution, defect reporting, results reporting. The incumben...
Job Summary Incumbent interacts with various stakeholders, including subject matter experts, executives, operational users, etc. and technical staff to analyze, elicit, and document requirements associated with defined system scope and objectives for technical solutions. Highest levels partner with previous audiences to establish project vision and drive scope, including determination of appropri...
Send Resume to ***** Our client is currently seeking an Accountant This is a 12 month Contract position, with a possibility to extend Our client is a leading provider of financial services, with operations in 29 countries and more than 29,000 employees worldwide. They have more than $2.4 trillion in lendable assets, and are the number 1 provider of US mutual fund custody and accoun...
Our client is currently seeking a Configuration Analyst. Third Shift Please direct all inquiries to ***** This job will have the following responsibilities: Provides support for provisioning and packaging non-production web/netcentric environments. Will include application and web server setup and configuration; monitoring environment availability; troubleshooting of environment re...
Our client is currently seeking a Data Analyst. Qualifications & Requirements: Qualifications – Internal/External •SQL knowledge and experience required •Data analysis experience including mining and reporting •Data warehousing experience preferred •1 – 3 years testing experience Preferred •Strong Excel, SAS or Access skills •Quality Center (QC) or Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) ex...

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Size of Industry in 2006:
6,789,000
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006

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