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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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JudgeHealthcare is actively seeking a Business Analyst for a premier healthcareclient in the Louisville, KY area. ThisBusiness Analyst-Digital Marketing Communications Consultant is part of theInteractive Team and is responsible for the digital strategy, implementationand cross-functional integration for Humana's segment online videos andwebinars. This job will have the following responsibilities:...
Our client is currently seeking a IT Quality Assurance Analyst. The IT Quality Assurance Analyst (QAA) in an intermediate-level position that utilizes a variety of testing approaches and techniques to validate system functionality, typically including functional, black-box and user acceptance testing. Creates tests that model business scenarios to validate that the system functions as intended and...
Our client is currently seeking a QA Analyst. The Qualified candidate must have strong manual testing experience including Web Based testing, SQL Skills and any work with Quality Center. Candidates for QA analyst/tester positions must have excellent problem solving skills along with keen attention to detail and outstanding written and oral communication abilities. A bachelor’s degree in computer s...
Qualifications: 4 Year Degree or equivalent experience 2-3 years of Consistent Environment Management experience 3-5 years of Managing ASP/.net based application web sites on IIS/Windows servers 1-2 years of General understanding of how web sites work - application architecture, network load balancing, SSL certificates, Service oriented architecture, web services SOAP 5-7 Years of related experien...
Our client is currently seeking a BUSINESS ANALYST - DATA MIGRATION. The Business Analyst position is responsible for performing the duties of Business Analyst for the Enterprise Supplier Risk Management team. The goal of this program is to identify opportunities for strengthening and enhancing the current ESRM framework . The Business Analyst will be required to lead the data migration and system...
Our client is currently seeking a Quality Assurance Analyst. * Looking for a Lead QA with a ‘project BA background’. Financial industry and specific SPS product experience is preferred, but not an absolute requirement. * MUST have strong UAT experience and experience leading large testing efforts across organizations. * The person would be responsible for the UAT (User Acceptance Testing) for all...
Our client is currently seeking a IT Quality Assurance Analyst. The IT Quality Assurance Analyst (QAA) in an intermediate-level position that utilizes a variety of testing approaches and techniques to validate system functionality, typically including functional, black-box and user acceptance testing. Creates tests that model business scenarios to validate that the system functions as intended and...
MUST HAVE SKILLS: - Oracle experience (not coding) 3-4 yrs - Experience in data validation & data analysis via writing SQL Queries 3yrs - Experienced in Data Warehousing, Dimensional models and creating Source To Target Documents. (not a developer or modeler just knowledge of) 2 yrs - Strong Experience in creation and presentation of Business Requirements Documents and System Requirements 3-4 yrs...
Our client is currently seeking a QA Analyst. This will be for the front end team, but the following 3 items will be important: SQL / database experience E2E/integration test planning an experience API/service based testing This job will have the following responsibilities: QA Analyst will be dedicated to developing routine tests, designing, coordinating and tracking the testing effort. This posit...
Our client is currently seeking a Telecom Expense Analyst. This is a non-IT role, but will be performing technology-related tasks. Candidates should have experience with financial analysis specifically as it relates to technology expenses (equipment, services, etc.) This job will have the following responsibilities: Reviews network telecommunications payables processed through internal systems Res...
Our client is currently seeking a IT Quality Assurance Analyst. This job will have the following responsibilities: The IT Quality Assurance Analyst (QAA) Senior is a senior-level position that possesses thorough understanding of software testing practices, policies and procedures. Utilizes a variety of testing approaches and techniques, typically providing functional, black-box and user acceptance...
About Alcoa Alcoa is the world's leading integrated aluminum company, providing jobs to 61,000 employees across 31 countries. Since inventing the modern-day aluminum industry more than 120 years ago, Alcoa innovation has been behind major milestones in the aerospace, automotive, packaging, building and construction, commercial transportation, consumer electronics and industrial markets. Aluminum i...
Coastal Plain Area EOA, Inc. Head Start HEAD START BOOKKEEPER ASSISTANT Please visit www.coastalplaineoa.org for more details about the program, open positions or to complete an employment application! Positions are funded by the Department of Health and Human Services. Coastal Plain Area Economic Opportunity Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer....
The Bedford County Fiscal Management Department is seeking qualified applicants for an Accountant. The Accountant will perform a variety of accounting and financial reporting tasks including, but not limited to, oversight of accounts payable process and the Pcard program; account reconciliations, journal entries, and assistance with the preparation of the annual Budget and CAFR. The ideal candidat...
ACCOUNT CLERK REPRESENTATIVE UPG in Paducah has an opening for an account clerk and representative. Must be good with numbers and computers. Excellent pay and benefits. Call Sherry at (270) 450-4150 or 1-800-874-4427 ext. 150 or email *****....
Odessa, 79763
General Basin Energy LLC SEEKING Person with experience in oilfield invoicing Excel a Must, ADP, QuickBooks knowledge a plus but not required. Also seeking Receptionist Answering phones. Medical Insurance. Bring resume in Person to: 189 SE Loop 338 Odessa TX 79766 432-580-7488...
Company Confidential Odessa, 79762
Independent Oil & Gas Company seeking Accountant/Bookkeeper Responsibilities will include: • Invoicing • JIB • Revenue • Revenue Distribution • Excel Knowledge in OGas is a plus but not necessary. Working knowledge of Accounting, Accounting Systems and strong methods in Accounting a plus. • Salary Commensurate • Full Health Benefits • Profit Sharing • Vacation Send resume to Blind Box OA-3904, P.O...
Company Confidential ESSINGTON, PA, 19029
Bookkeeping BOOKKEEPER Quickbooks & payroll exp. Email: *****...
BOOKKEEPER / ASSISTANT 24 Hour Road Service - Southbridge MA *Proficient in QuickBooks (Test required) *A/R - A/P Payroll - Monthly Reconciliation *Billing and Collections Salary and benefits based on experience. Respond to ***** or fax to: 774-402-8040...
Company Confidential Amarillo, TX, 79166
KGNC in Amarillo, Texas is looking for an Office Manager / Bookkeeper (Accountant) to assist the General Manager with daily work as needed. Duties and responsibilities include the following: * Coordinates the monthly closing process to ensure timely, accurate financials * Prepares internal financial reports used by management * Reconciles G/L accounts on a monthly basis * Prepares and maintains pa...
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