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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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A Security Officer with Hilton Hotels and Resorts is responsible for ensuring the safety of guests and team members and the security of the hotel and property in the hotelÆs continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand? One of the most recognized names in the industry, Hilton Hotels & Resorts offers...
A Security Officer with Hilton Hotels and Resorts is responsible for ensuring the safety of guests and team members and the security of the hotel and property in the hotelÆs continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand? One of the most recognized names in the industry, Hilton Hotels & Resorts offers...
We are seeking a high level Purchasing Assistant to work for a well-established company in Ann Arbor. This position provides administrative support for the Purchasing department and requires excellent MS Excel skills. Daily duties would include filing, scanning, reporting, and tracking of detailed information. Must have the ability to follow detailed instructions and have an excellent eye for deta...
This position analyzes the impact of the financial forecasts and business decisions on the cash and liquidity position of the Company and coordinates Treasury input into the Company financial forecasting and reporting processes. This position works under the general direction of the Director, Financial Strategy and Analysis and regularly exercises independent judgment. Bachelor's or higher level d...
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Our client a leading global corporation seeks a Transfer Pricing Manager in White Plains, New York (NY) to join their corporate team. Job Summary: In this role, you will play a keystone role in providing economics and analysis strategy consultation to both corporate and country specific executives, serve as the business liaison for related transfer pricing analysis issues, present detailed case st...
Our client is seeking a Data Analyst in Allentown, Pennsylvania (PA). This position will deal with a great deal of data analysis and data processing in dealing with the Operations team. Primary responsibilities include: Preparing data for computer entry by compiling and sorting information Processing customer and account source documents by reviewing data for deficiencies and resolving these discr...
A Kforce client, located in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania (PA), is looking to add an IT Auditor to their internal audit team. They are looking for candidates with leadership potential. The scope of Audit work includes IT infrastructure and software development. This opportunity offers very competitive compensation, excellent benefits and excellent career growth potential. Required skills for this...
Kforce is actively recruiting for a Senior Financial Planning Analyst for a long-term contract opportunity in Irvine, CA. Job Description: Lead strategic analysis and other special projects directly with senior business leaders Analyze key statistics; present financial information to Boards of Directors and senior executives; and create financial forecasts, budgets, and modeling The work of this r...
Our client has been engaged by a client to help with a Assistant Controller Search in San Diego, California (CA). Job Summary: The position manages the monthly closing process. The person will be responsible for the analysis of the financials to be reviewed the controller. They will review the Assets side of the business including the receivables and collections. This is a hands on positions (a wo...
Kforce is seeking a part-time Accounting Clerk to join their Fort Lauderdale, Florida client's Team. Hours are Monday- Friday, 9:00-3:30 pm. This position entails tracking contract requirements; inputting data into spreadsheets; and speaking with external and internal customers about the status of payments. Strong organizational skills Intermediate skills in MS Excel Excellent technical skills wit...
Kforce is seeking an Accounts Payable Coordinator for a temporary to permanent position in Boca Raton, Florida (FL). Job Summary: This individual will be responsible for performing all tasks relating to accounts payables including entering invoices, matching invoices, coding invoices, and scanning documents. Candidates will also be researching discrepancies, setting up new vendors in the system, a...
The Financial Analyst in Westbrook, Maine (ME) will interact with multiple managers and lines of businesses and provide consistent, accurate and quality analyses as required in monthly and quarterly closings, forecasting/budgeting, and internal reporting. In addition, a significant portion of the role will involve special project support where often the team member is the primary financial contact...
Kforce is seeking an experienced Accounts Payable Consultant for a client in Rockville, Maryland (MD). The Accounts Payable Consultant will be responsible for researching and resolving various accounts payable exceptions to ensure efficient and timely processing of transactions. The incumbent will initiate processes and perform control activities necessary for the smooth operations of the outsourc...
Our client is seeking a Buyer in Stratham, New Hampshire (NH). Description: The individual in this position is responsible for ensuring assigned materials, packaging, raw materials and services are globally purchased at the most cost effective price without compromising quality or the internal/external customer's timelines. This entails executing approved procurement plans. Assist in locating, qua...
A large banking institution in the greater Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PA) marketplace is looking to add several Audit Supervisors to their staff to assist the assessment of the control environment using a standard risk based methodology. This position will assess risk, identify and reviews controls for design effectiveness, and performs tests of controls to determine their operational effectivene...
A large banking institution in the Greenville marketplace is looking to add several Audit Supervisors to their staff to assist the assessment of the control environment using a standard risk based methodology. This position will assess risk, identify and reviews controls for design effectiveness, and performs tests of controls to determine their operational effectiveness. This is an opportunity th...
A local St. Louis, MO client is hiring for an experience Senior Financial Analyst, Hyperion. The responsibilities for this position will include: Support all system implementations, enhancements and upgrades. Provide functional and technical application support and conduct business process analysis and process improvement activities. Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance. 4+ years of financia...
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006

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