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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 an A+ rated Carrier and is considered to be one of the top Excess and Surplus insurance carriers in the Country. The Company is respected not only for their financial strength but also for their innovation and distribution of surplus insurance products for over 45 years. Our search is for a Sr. Professional Liability Underwriter. Our candidate may be a current Underwriter with a Carr...
Our client is an A+ rated Carrier and is considered to be one of the top Excess and Surplus insurance carriers in the Country. The Company is respected not only for their financial strength but also for their innovation and distribution of surplus insurance products for over 45 years. Our search is for a Sr. Professional Liability Underwriter. Our candidate may be a current Underwriter with a Carr...
Our client is an A+ rated Carrier specializing in underwriting Technology Companies. They have had success in building profitable regions around the country and are now looking to add an experienced Underwriter/Underwriting Manager in the NYC/NJ area. Our search is for a highly motivated and enthusiastic commercial property and casualty underwriter. We are looking for someone who is a technically...
Our client is an A+ rated Carrier and is considered to be one of the top Excess and Surplus insurance carriers in the Country. The Company is respected not only for their financial strength but also for their innovation and distribution of surplus insurance products for over 45 years. Our search is for a Casualty Underwriter. Our candidate may be a current Underwriter with a Carrier or someone who...
Alltrust Insurance, an award wining Employee consulting firm, is seeking to add to our statewide sales team throughout Florida. Our target market is employers w 50 - 5000 employees Brokers must be licensed with exceptional communication skills. This position is ideal for solo & small brokers to roll into our rapidly growing organization. Our client resources are best in class, our reputation with...
Do like to make a difference in people’s lives? Do you love what you currently do, or do you just do what you currently do? Individuals from a variety of career backgrounds, including salespeople, finance professionals and teachers/coaches, have found new career success at Mutual of Omaha. As an advisor, you help your clients protect their families and their lifestyles, while earning the income yo...
Great opportunity for a qualified Accounts Payable / Receivable candidate with Commercial Construction experience! Job Duties: · Prepares monthly AIA billings to clients. The AIA billing system is a standardized method of construction percentage of completion contract billing(IE:Progress Billing) developed by the American Institute of Architects (AIA). Gathers and sorts all related information. Co...
Expanding company in Brooklyn is seeking a Full Time Bookkeeper. MUST HAVE EXCEL AND PEACHTREE OR MAS90 Reporting to the Accounting Manager, the Bookkeeper is responsible for a/p, a/r, collections, reconciliations and standard accounting work. Salary to 55k Communication skills extremely important Minimum of 5 years experience For immediate consideration, forward your resume to: resumes@essentiala...
Move your career to Nationwide Financial Network® · Cross-selling to established relationships is much easier than starting cold. Leverage our established Property and Casualty (P&C) relationships to cross-sell financial products to who need them. We can offer you: · About 93% of Nationwide’s policy holders don’t yet have a life insurance or annuity product from Nationwide® · Brand recognition thr...
Move your career to Nationwide Financial Network® · Cross-selling to established relationships is much easier than starting cold. Leverage our established Property and Casualty (P&C) relationships to cross-sell financial products to who need them. We can offer you: · About 93% of Nationwide’s policy holders don’t yet have a life insurance or annuity product from Nationwide® · Brand recognition thr...
Move your career to Nationwide Financial Network® · Cross-selling to established relationships is much easier than starting cold. Leverage our established Property and Casualty (P&C) relationships to cross-sell financial products to who need them. We can offer you: · About 93% of Nationwide’s policy holders don’t yet have a life insurance or annuity product from Nationwide® · Brand recognition thr...
Move your career to Nationwide Financial Network® Cross-selling to established relationships is much easier than starting cold. Leverage our established Property and Casualty (P&C) relationships to cross-sell financial products to who need them. We can offer you: About 93% of Nationwide’s policy holders don’t yet have a life insurance or annuity product from Nationwide® Brand recognition through N...
This position reports to Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis. The primary object involves meeting stringent deadlines, creating presentations, generating reports, operational analysis and various special projects. Responsibilities include: - Calculate and analyze various financial and operational metrics on a monthly basis as compared to annual budget, forecast and historical trends. - Prepare...
This elite entertainment firm is looking for an Accounts Payable Manager. The Accounts Payable professional will be responsible for supervising a staff of 3 analysts. In addition, responsibilities include: Developing and reviewing a reporting package - aging report, un-invoiced receipts report etc. Closing on a weekly and at-month end the AP module - this includes balancing schedules. Direct super...
Our Client, a leading manufacturing company in the northern suburbs of Illinois, is looking for a Staff Accountant. The ideal candidate will have two to three years of experience and be eligible to sit for the CPA exam. The position will assist the Controller in the month-end accounting close. Salary will be in the 60 - 70K range and include a full benefit package. Duties: • Closes cash disburseme...
Our Client is hiring a Senior Internal Auditor in the Deerfield area. The position requires 3 + years of experience along with a certified designation of CPA, CIA, CISA, CISSP or CFE. The Internal Audit Associate will schedule internal audit reviews where they will follow the Internal Audit methodology, interview clients, create process flows and narratives, review business processes, identify and...
OIL & GAS COMPANY Energy Corridor of Houston Job Title: Corporate Accounting Manager Job Description: • Oversight and coordination of the regional accounts payable teams. • Supervision of fixed asset accounting and capital expenditure forecasts. • Supervision of accounts receivables, collections and cash forecasting. • Oversee timely general ledger accounts reconciliation. • Oversee corporate sale...
Staff Auditor Job in Princeton New Jersey! To be considered for the Staff Auditor job a candidate must have 2+ years of current internal audit experience. This Staff Auditor job is within a great team of internal audit professionals who will mentor your growth within their organization. Staff Auditor Job Duties and Responsibilities: *Effectively support the audit process from beginning to end, inc...
One of the largest publicly held companies on LI is seeking a Sr. Financial Reporting(SEC) Accountant, Responsibilities: Preparation of SEC filings, including 10Q and 10K. Assist in preparing quarterly board of director's package, analyst telephone calls and debt covenant compliance. Strong command of current generally accepted accounting principles. Effectively assess the impact accounting propos...
Fortune 200 company on Long Island is seeking a Director of Finance for a $2 Billion distribution division. Key Responsibilities: Drive actions to achieve and exceed planned improvements in year-over-year revenue, net income, working capital and free cash flow. Partner with Business Leader to drive strategic and operating plans, and provide relevant data/guidance required to make key business deci...
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006

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