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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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Mission National Bank is a full service commercial bank headquartered in the Mission District in San Francisco. We provide expertise and service to underserved groups, such as commercial banking services to minority small businesses and niche retail segments. Mission National Bank is a FDIC certified Minority Deposit Financial Institution. Job Responsibilities: · Analyzes commercial and real estat...
This Position reports to the Business Systems Leader for the Americas Services Network. This position is responsible for researching, modeling and analyzing data to support decisions and process improvements in the Integrated Supply Chain Repair & Overhaul business. This position also provides program planning and control analysis and tracking support for Aftermarket Services programs and budgets....
Company Confidential Walnut Creek, CA, 94596
We are looking for AR professional. Work Week will be Tuesday-Saturday. Position Requirements: - Strong knowledge of Mas90 or Sage100. - Analytical and problem solving skills. - Strong computer skills, especially Microsoft Office and Excel spreadsheets. - Excellent interpersonal skills - able to work effectively as a team member. - Ability to pick up responsibilities quickly. - Strong organization...
Company Description: Raftelis Financial Consultants, Inc. (RFC) has grown to be one of the largest and most widely respected utility rate and management consulting firms in the nation. Come join our dynamic Southeast U.S. team comprised of utility rate, management consulting, and data management experts. We are engaged with multi-discipline projects at the forefront of the water industry. We are c...
Accounts Receivable Specialist - Bilingual Join a great team in a growing Company! This position is responsible for managing, reporting, analyzing, and assisting with all aspects of the accounts receivable functions related to a supply company. This position is also responsible for providing excellent customer service and building sound business relationships with customers. Job Responsibilities ·...
Direct client req: Please send resumes to : ***** Call : 732-319-1751 Skills: Portfolio Analyst : Junior, Financial analyst with portfolio exp (Junior) or Business analyst Junior Rate: $22 to $25/hr on w2 Location: St Petersburg Florida Ideal candidate will be someone who recently graduated with bachelors degree in business. Traits such as entrepreneurial spirit, critical thinkin...
Company Confidential Kerman, CA, 93630
A grower of fruit and nuts located near Kerman, California is seeking an experienced accountant to oversee the accounting functions for several entities. The accountant will support management decision making through timely and accurate analysis and reporting, including crop budgeting, forecasting and cash flow management. The accountant will be an important business advisor to management and will...
Commercial Lines Assistant Account Manager Successful and growing retail insurance brokerage is looking for an experienced (3 years plus) licensed commercial lines Assistant Account Manager / CSR for our growing firm in our Corona office. CISR designation and AMS experience is a definite plus. We offer an excellent work environment based on a team approach. Our benefits package includes a competit...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Commercial Property Manager Phoenix, AZ; Chandler, AZ Full-Time $60,000 - $65,000 Apply Apply Commercial Property Manager Phoenix, AZ; Chandler, AZ Full-Time $60,000 - $65,000 Apply Job Details Are you a well-rounded Commercial Property Manager who enjoys everything from tenant and vendor management to runnin...
Regional Supervision Analyst Our candidate will be responsible for the review of email and written correspondence to ensure compliance with stated firm policies, which includes but is not limited to: incoming and outgoing emails, client letters, statements, client reports, etc. This position will have a specific regional territory where our candidate will develop and maintain relationships with th...
Need to have resources to prepare requirements, specifications, business processes and recommendations: o To perform business analysis including workflow analysis, business information requirements and models. o To help define scope and objectives. o To break down high-level business and user requirements into functional requirements and quality, specified in an appropriate level of detail suitabl...
Bloomington - 1550 American Boulevard E, Bloomington, MN 55425 8am - 5pm, etc. with approved overtime available The pay should be $14 - $15/hr Government Document Review for Mortgage Bond Loan Program. Reviews and purchases funded loan files; prepare deficiency notices; obtains any missing documentation needed to complete a loan file; calculate, input, review and approve wire information into comp...
3 Mellon Ctr Pgh PA, Floor 05 Qualified candidate will be responsible for the timely and accurate settlement of domestic and international trade processed on behalf of trust clients. Additional responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: communicating with several external parties such as lending agents and brokers, resolving discrepancies between the depository and/or fund company and i...
Overland Park - 12800 Foster Street, Overland Park, KS 66213 Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Pay $14.00/hr This is an entry level position responsible for researching and performing a reasonable investigation on customer accounts related to billing errors or fraud claims. Primary responsibilities include managing dispute/fraud caseload by researching, investigating, documenting, and resol...
Boston - One Federal Street, Boston, MA 02110 9AM/5PM Position Summary: Primary responsibility for this role is to ensure all loan notices are received and processed into CDO. Position is responsible for delivering exemplary customer service to internal and external customers. Responsible for performing routine daily administration of reviewing and processing loan notices received from Agent Banks...
8-5 Orders appraisals through the system and processes verifications of employment. Sorts and files correspondence, loan documents and other records in alphabetic or numerical order or according to a specific loan. Processes paperwork by verifying data and transferring into a standard format. Posts to and extracts data from records and files. May input data of new or existing loan information and...
Travis St Houston TX, Floor 16 The Corporate Trust Administrator role is critical in providing top quality service to clients and for complete administration of assigned corporate trust and/or agency accounts. This individual must be able to prioritize and organize workflow, as well as corroborate all facets of the operation and administration of client accounts. Furthermore, the Corporate Trust A...
Job Description: Currently seeking an experienced A/P (accounts payable) Processor with strong accounting, A/P background. Position requires working with vendor invoices, 3 way matching and attaching of invoices. Must have Lawson or SAP experience and must have strong MS Excel skills. Must have at least a 2 year degree. This position requires the highest level of professionalism, a good attitude,...
Pacific World Corporation is a leading innovator and supplier of proprietary beauty care products to the food, drug, mass and value retail channels worldwide. The company owns and/or manages internationally recognized brands as well as many private label brands within the nail care, specialty skin care and implements categories. Our brands include Nailene, Fing’rs, Trim and Bio-Oil. These best sel...
Loan Manager Job Label:SF_LM - Louisiana The Loan Manager will process loans in a timely and efficient manner to ensure a clean approval and a timely closing. The Loan Manager will work directly with Production Associate or Loan Officer and team to facilitate documents, as needed, for loan submission into Underwriting and then to Closing. This position requires frequent communication with the Loan...
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006

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