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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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Gain real-world business, accounting, and financial training that will teach you all aspects of financial management pertaining to running a successful business. Our program fully prepares you to become a Business Manager of your own financial operation. A key partner in our organization, the Business Manager oversees all aspects of financial management and provides balance to the partnership form...
RESPONSIBILITIES:  Ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with accepted policies and procedures  Assist in the timely monthly, quarterly and year end close  Prepare and analyze all balance sheet reconciliations  Post payments from Lockbox accounts to A/R and general ledger accounts daily  Preparation of General ledger month-end close for several subsidiaries  Prepare supportin...
The Team Manager in Check Fraud will: Manage a team of Risk Analysts (15-20) who are responsible for performing risk review on various checks on consumer, commercial and treasury services accounts. Perform continuous coaching of analysts to established metrics; monitor their performance and the team's performance. Perform quality reviews on each analyst according to policy and participate in month...
The Quality Assurance Specialist provides services to clients of Mercantile Adjustment Bureau, LLC by monitoring collection calls to ensure adherence to Company policies and procedures, applicable State and Federal laws and to specific client guidelines. We offer opportunity for paid training that will allow you to provide outstanding service in the collections industry! What we’re looking for: Co...
Leasing Agent Expectation: Smooth and expedient process from showing to move in. · Must be a licensed Real Estate Agent and a member of MRIS. · Responsible to get all vacant units rented. · Evaluate each unit and write a list of actions necessary to make the unit rent ready. · Inspect and complete the make ready checklist no less than 30 days prior to a unit being vacated. · Write repair request f...
Seeking expertise in underwriting Public Entities liability for schools, colleges and universities and associated sports and recreation. Responsibilities include: * Developing recommendations based on financial analysis. * Understanding educational institution operations and risks. * Building and maintaining broker relationships. An elite company with generous benefits and long term growth potenti...
Role: Supervisor PFS Collections Duration: 3 Months Shifts: Full Time Monday-Friday 8am-5pm *Must have supervisory experience of 10+ incumbents* Role & Responsibilities: Reporting to the Business Office Manager, the PFS Collections Supervisor will organize, coordinate, and oversee all activities and functions required for the follow up and collection of balances due from commercial insurance and p...
*ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - PLEASE READ CAREFULLY* The information between the asterisks contains specific information about this position while the information after the asterisks contains general information about jobs in this job family at Nationwide. Crestbrook is a bold insurance company dedicated to the development of our associates, unlocking profitable growth opportunities for our agents and...
Summary: Responsible for analyzing financial information and prepare financial reports to determine or maintain record of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within an organization. Major Job Duties and Responsibilities: o Create both goal and cash-flow based financial plans. o Assist in the development, testing, and enhancement of software programs,...
Accounts Payable Clerk / Accountant Title: Accounts Payable Clerk Employment Status:Full Time Salary: $45-65K plus benefits JOB SUMMARY Custom Home Builder in Malvern, PA seeking Accounts Payable Clerk / Accountant. This person will have primary responsibility for all Accounts Payable functions: Processes and verifies invoices, computes discounts, verifies GL and Job/Item coding, completes data en...
A small, full service, financial planning and investment firm is looking for a temp to perm candidate with an eager to learn work ethic and an interest in finance. This is an office of about 5 people with enormous opportunity for growth, they will help you obtain your Series 7 and move up within the organization and would like candidates who are pursuing companies of their size. This role is a com...
Company Confidential East Providence, RI, 02916
A small CPA firm is seeking an experienced bookkeeper. You must have an understanding of accounting concepts along with experience with QuickBooks and QuickBooks Online. The position is full-time from January 1st through April 30th with the potential for overtime. It switches to part-time for the remainder of the year (approximately 25 hours per week). Experience with a CPA firm is desired but not...
Senior IT Audit Professional Experis Finance is looking to for talented individuals who are interested in an exciting career in IT and Risk Advisory. We are currently seeking IT Audit and Technology Risk Professionals to join our Risk Advisory Services team. This key professional builds client loyalty by delivering extraordinary service to our banking clients through engagements such as internal a...
Position Summary: The Senior Cost Accountant assists with accounting of costs. This is a key role in helping the company maintain strong cash flows. The role is for someone who has a strong understanding of GAAP and good research skills. Will be responsible for ensuring that all financial systems requests for reports, information support, training, and system enhancements are responded to in a tim...
Requires 3 + years experience evaluating Public Entity insurance risks and underwriting policies. Shall: * Determine acceptability, conditions and pricing of coverages. * Communicate with brokers, agents and customers to develop custom solutions. * Observe and evaluate loss experience and business conditions of key accounts and community loss trends and legal and economic factors affecting Public...
STAFF ACCOUNTANT A Staff Accountant is wanted for a growing bus dealer. Transportation Equipment Sales Corp (TESCO), one of the largest bus dealerships in the country, sells and services wheelchair equipped vans, light, medium and heavy duty buses and other vehicles. Our customers include transit agencies, health care organizations, airports, child care centers and others located throughout the US...
Premier Investment Management firm located in NYC seeks an exceptional individual for this entry level Operations position. In this role, you will be responsible for providing trade settlement assistance for client accounts. 2014 graduates are strongly encouraged to apply! Specific Responsibilities: Receive and enter both electronic and manual trades Accurate settlement of daily trade activity for...
The Accounts Payable Clerk position is responsible for assisting the accounts payable administrator with all AP functions, including monthly closings. The AP clerk serves as a back-up for the AP administrator and will perform all AP processes when the administrator is unavailable. This position serves as a file clerk and administrative assistant to the AR and billing supervisor. Extensive filing,...
Experis Finance, in partnership with one of our clients in Neenah is seeking a local, highly qualified Senior Internal Auditor for a contract engagement starting ASAP. In this role you will: Work on global and regional internal controls projects Participate in different steps of rolling out internal controls compliance software globally Use COSO internal controls framework Evaluate and update "Sar...
Job duties of the Accounting Analyst will require general ledger bookkeeping, payroll tasks, bank statement reconciliation, or accounts receivable and accounts payable. You might also prepare relevant reports of certain financial activity and use your accounting skills for problem solving. You'll need to understand the basic principles of accounting, along with common accounting standards and offi...
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