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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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HC187019: The Financial Advisory Group, Inc. Houston, TX See below to apply The Financial Advisory Group, Inc. seeks a Tax Manager in Houston, TX to manage tax return preparation process for both individuals and entities. Master's degree and experience required. Submit resume to Chris Kolenda, Tax Counsel at *****....
About TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank® TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank, is one of the 10 largest banks in the U.S., providing more than 8 million customers with a full range of retail, small business and commercial banking products and services at approximately 1,300 convenient locations throughout the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Metro D.C., the Carolinas and Florida. In addition, TD...
This position is located in Farmington, MN Role Profile The Sales Specialist markets, prospects and sells American Family Insurance products. The Sales Specialist will also maintain effective customer relationships, understand the customer’s needs and match them with the appropriate product and service offerings. The Sales Specialist will also promote brand awareness through participation in age...
Mass Eye & Ear Infirmary Requisition Number 14-0479 Title SUPERVISOR PATIENT ACCOUNTS Department Patient Account Shift Day Hours Per Week 40 City Charlestown State MA Description POSITION SUMMARY: Under the leadership of the Patient Account Manager, the Patient Accounts Supervisor is responsible for supervising all functions of the Patient Accounts Receivable process. The Patient Account...
AXA Advisors is a leader in helping individuals and businesses address their financial goals through financial strategies, investment services and risk management. We have more than 50 branches across the country employing approximately 5,000 financial professionals. AXA Advisors is an equal opportunity employer committed to a workplace that is diverse, inclusive and merit-based. We’re looking fo...
Our client is seeking a Tax Senior with solid technical tax experience. Successful candidates will have client service orientation combined with creative problem solving skills, strong written and oral communication skills, the ability to analyze and manipulate data, and work effectively as a part of a team, yet function well with independent responsibilities. Responsibilities: Demonstrate an un...
O'Reilly Auto Parts has 57 straight years of continuous growth and over 69,000 team members at more than 4,200 stores and 27 distribution centers in 42 states. We are determined to be the industry leader in the auto parts industry and believe that our team members are the most important asset in our business. This is a professional position with responsibilities related to accounting for the comp...
Description: 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. Now, more than ever we need finance and accounting professionals like you with the financial skills and discipline to help us achieve this goal. As a Senior Financial Analyst you'll impact millions of lives. You will collabo...
Description: Don't wait to apply - we have training classes starting soon that are designed to set you up for success! Welcome to one of the toughest and most fulfilling ways to help people, including yourself. We offer the latest tools, most intensive training program in the industry and nearly limitless opportunities for advancement. Join us and start doing your life's best work. sm Primary R...
Description: Now accepting applications for future positions! You want more challenge. You want more opportunity. You want more reasons to head in to work every day. We want more people like you. UnitedHealth Group Customer Care Centers are home to a team that lives and breathes restless. We're still finding ways to outdo what we did yesterday. And that's what makes us one of the fastest growing...
Description: Why work for the leading organization in health care to help improve the lives of millions? You'll find that this is no small opportunity on our Health Care Economics team. There are new challenges and bigger rewards around every turn. Now is the time, and this the place where you'll find a career in which you can make a big difference - in our company, our industry, even our world. ...
Description: 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. Now, more than ever we need finance and accounting professionals like you with the financial skills and discipline to help us achieve this goal. As a Senior Financial Analyst you'll impact millions of lives. You will collabo...
Description: Energize your career with one of health care's fastest growing companies. You dream of a great career with a great company where you can make an impact and help people. We dream of giving you the opportunity to do just this. And with the incredible growth of our business, it's a dream that definitely can come true. Already one of the world's leading health care companies, UnitedHeal...
Lead the identification and implementation of international employment tax planning strategies to deliver cost efficiencies while achieving tax compliance worldwide. Additionally, act as first level point of contact for local HR with respect to all cross border employment tax initiatives in support of Cameron mobility programs and policies. Conceptualize and develop a framework for the tax effici...
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 ...
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) O360 supports all revenue...
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) This role supports the Op...
Description: 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. Now, more than ever we need finance and accounting professionals like you with the financial skills and discipline to help us achieve this goal. As a Senior Financial Analyst you'll impact millions of lives. You will collabo...
The Greysmith Companies is looking for an Accounts Payable Clerk for a successful, dynamic and busy office. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a deep understanding of account payable functions, strong time management and excellent oral/written communication skills. Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities Review invoices and check requests Sort and match invoices and check requests...
CREDIT MANAGER POSITION Highland Tank & Mfg. Co. is currently seeking a highly self-motivated individual to manage the company’s account receivable. To be considered, applicants should have at least a 5 year background in Credit Management, strong interpersonal skills and experience in managing teams. Applicants should have a finance or accounting education. Further, applicants should be profi...

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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006

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