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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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JOB TITLE: Accountant GEOGRAPHIC AREA WHERE APPLICANT WILL LIKELY HAVE TO RESIDE TO PERFORM THE JOB: 1554 West Peace St, Canton, MS 39046 and vicinity DUTIES: Analyze and interpret the financial information management needs to make informed business decisions; Apply principles of Cost accounting to conduct studies which provide detailed cost information; Plan study and collect data to determine co...
Accounting Analyst: IH Mississippi Valley Credit Union, with assets of over $800M, is seeking an Accounting Analyst to work out of our Moline, IL Corporate office. Position is primarily responsible for reading, interpreting, and analyzing financial statements, asset liability reports, and other various financial reports. Successful candidate will have the following: · 4 year degree in Accounting ·...
We are in need of a full time accountant. The candidate for this job will need the following: Intimate knowledge of Quickbooks Pro The ability to complete large payrolls Knowledge of State and Federal employee tax laws and reports The ability to communicate with the IRS if necessary The ability to multitask To be completely familiar with basic accounting equations and understanding how this equati...
Johnson & Johnson companies are equal opportunity employers. Distribution Associate I – 2nd Shift-8053140407 Description DePuy Synthes Joint Reconstruction is currently recruiting for a Distribution Associate I, located in Bridgewater, MA for its 2nd Shift. DePuy Synthes Companies of Johnson & Johnson is the largest, most innovative and comprehensive orthopaedic and neurological business in the wo...
Myth Software is seeking to fill several Staff Auditor located in Tyson’s Corner, Virginia. Staff Auditor TheSystemAuditteammemberwillconductassessments;identifyweaknesses, propose/test/implementsolutions.TheSystemAuditteammemberwillparticipateinFISCAMrelated activitiessuchasevaluatingAccess,Security,ConfigurationManagement,SegregationofDuties, Contingency,andBusinessApplicationcontrols. PositionD...
Johnson & Johnson companies are equal opportunity employers. INVENTORY ANALYST - TN-1315140523 Description Johnson & Johnson Health Care Systems Inc., a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting for an Inventory Analyst in Memphis, TN. Johnson & Johnson Health Care Systems Inc. provides account management and customer support services to key health care customers, including...
Exelis is a diversified, top-tier global aerospace, defense, information and services company that leverages a 50-year legacy of deep customer knowledge and technical expertise to deliver affordable, mission-critical solutions for global customers. We are a leader in positioning and navigation, sensors, air traffic management solutions, image processing and distribution, communications and informa...
Accountant, Financial Services Cooperative Location - ESC - Region 20 Organization Name ESC-20 Department Description Job Summary JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for working with member districts of Financial Services Cooperative including, but not limited to, timely completion of all financial transactions (payroll, finance, etc.) and maintenance of proper supporting documentation. Compliance with all r...
Company Confidential houston Heights, TX, 77008
Seeking full-time administrative assistant for a well-established financial services professional. Minimum of 1 yr of experience in the Insurance/Investment and/or Financial Service industry is required( PLEASE DO NOT RESPOND WITHOUT THE REQUIRED EXPERIENCE). Communication and organizational skills a must. Good computer skills required(Microsoft word, excel, power point). Bi-lingual a plus, any in...
Overall Purpose: In this position, you will be responsible for analyzing and planning capital investments for Mobility and Wireline product and network projects. You will collaborate with Finance, Network, IT, Labs, Sales and Marketing partners to analyze the business, determine best uses of financial investment and to ensure funds are spent appropriately. Projects may involve analyzing expanding...
Prestigious Central Pennsylvania CPA firm is expanding and needs a sharp experienced Accountant-a minimum of 3 years Tax experience. with small business clients. Must be able to do both corporate and individual returns plus compilations and reviews. Prefer CPA certification but will consider a CPA candidate who has not passed all 4 parts . Will assist with expenses. Generous PTO and benefits. Send...
Position Summary: Here's your opportunity to get your foot in the door and get started on a career track in our Accounting department. As an A/R clerk, your duties will include accurately posting payments to customer A/R account; reconciling daily transactions and preparing bank deposits; managing past due accounts; compiling and sending letters and cancellation notices; communicating with Underwr...
Job Locations: Kaneohe Bay and Camp Smith, HI Under general supervision, manages the maintenance, reconciliation, and databases containing information regarding licenses, warranties, and service agreements for the organization's hardware and software. Required Skills and Experience: Must have 5-9 years of experience with at least 4 years working with the Department of Defense Logistics and Asset M...
SHOWROOM MANAGER PRODUCT SPECIALIST We are hosting an open interview session where we will be interviewing new members to join the Miele family. Candidates are interviewed on a first come first serve basis. There is no need to set up an appointment. Please bring a copy of your resume and be prepared to discuss this exciting opportunity Monday, August 4th from 6-8pm At the Key Bridge Marriott 1401...
NEW YORK CITY DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE CITYWIDE JOB VACANCY NOTICE AMENDED/REPOST CIVIL SERVICE TITLE: Computer Systems Manager, M-I TITLE CODE #: 10050 OFFICE TITLE: Senior Developer SALARY: $54,740 - $110,000 DIVISION/WORK UNIT: Finance Information Technology Microsoft Platform Services WORK LOCATION:59 Maiden Lane, Manhattan*Current location, but could be subject to change NUMBER OF POSITIONS: One...
Financial Analyst: IH Mississippi Valley Credit Union, with assets of over $800M, is seeking a Financial Analyst to work out of our Moline, IL Corporate office. Position is primarily responsible for reading, interpreting, and analyzing financial statements, asset liability reports, and other various financial reports. Successful candidate will have the following: · 4 year degree in Accounting or F...
Now Hiring:Cash Applications Clerk Key job responsibilities: The successful candidate for the Cash Applications Clerk position will accurately resolve discrepancies and apply cash for U.S. and Canada which will include data entry; verifying remittance amounts and details; posting credit card payments; interacting with credit administrators, accounting, and field locations, and handling other speci...
Job Purpose This position reports to the CBTS Credit & Collections Manager and is responsible for accounts receivable collections, processing credit card payments, reviewing invoices, troubleshooting customer billing problems and disputes, and reconciling customer accounts. This job requires a high level of ongoing administrative, educational and customer support. It requires some knowledge of var...
Company Confidential Saint Louis, MO, 63101
A well-respected law firm located in St. Louis is in need of an exceptional Controller. As a member of the Executive Management team, the Controller will be an active participant in directing the growth of the organization. This professional will be responsible for all Accounting/Finance functions including financial controls, forecasting, reporting and day-to-day accounting transactions. Strong j...
Big Data at AT&T comes with big opportunities for innovation. With access to one of the largest and coolest data sets available, youll gain insight into the way consumers think, feel and act. And together, well turn that knowledge into innovative solutions that change the world, day in and day out. The selected candidate(s) will be responsible for implementing, improving, supporting and leading th...
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