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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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Summary Responsible for various cost accounting functions such as interfacing with various divisions, departments and the production floor in order to analyze and report various aspects of plant performance Responsibilities: Maintaining Cost Accounting System Update product cost in SAP system as requires Assist Cost Accounting Manager in analyzing: Monthly production variances Manufacturing...
POSITION PURPOSE Primary responsibility is the joint execution of the Unified Revenue Organization’s (URO) Service Management Framework (SMF) with URO leadership and revenue management leadership in multiple Regional Health Ministries. Functions as liaison between operating regions, RHMs, and all functional areas comprising URO central operations (Proactively interacts with URO Senior Leadership,...
THE OPPORTUNITY: • Support underwriters and agents in accessing the breadth of our products and markets • Bind risk, post the invoice and process technical data into ConceptOne as well as other on-line formats. • Screen renewal applications, perform some of the underwriting and prepare the quotes for underwriter approval • Maintain producer files including distribution of marketing brochures a...
Job Description Are you interested in boosting your career in a lucrative industry that provides opportunity for growth, success, and stability? HUB International Limited offers challenging career opportunities, promotes employee growth, supports continuing education, and offers competitive salaries. We provide a strong career track for those wishing to gain a stimulating position and interested ...
Due to departmental and company growth, Norgren Inc., currently has a Compensation Analyst position open in our Americas headquarters in Littleton, CO. We are looking for someone with 3 to 5 years of compensation experience, This position offers you the opportunity and working with, international compensation issues, (US, CA, MX, BZ), and having you work , one on one, with line managers and execu...
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 ...
PremiumAudit.com is looking for a professional, hard-working individual with payroll, bookkeeping and/or accounting experience. If you find rapid change exhilarating, and if you have the desire to succeed, this job is for you! Incentive Program – Paid Travel and Mileage – Work from Home Auditors in training will earn $35,000 to $40,000 annually. Senior Auditors will be paid a salary of $45,000 t...
ACCOUNTING & PAYROLL ADMINISTRATOR The Stark Area Regional Transit Authority (SARTA) is looking for professional applicants for the position of Accounting & Payroll Administrator. This position requires Associates Degree in Accounting or Finance. Bachelors Preferred The successful candidate must possess experience in all areas of accounting. Applicant must also be able to pass a Pre-employment...
Real estate management firm in Tyson's Corner seeks an Accounts Payable Specialist with Deltek CostPoint experience to fill an immediate opening. Perform accounting and data entry tasks related to the efficient maintenance and processing of accounts payable transactions. Position Summary: - Review invoices and check requests - Sort and match invoices and check requests - Set invoices up for p...
Bookkeeper/Accountant Manufacturing company seeking a bookkeeper/accountant to replace long-term accountant set to retire. Responsibilities/requirements · • Accounts payable/bill payment · • Accounts Receivable/collections · • Workers Comp/business insurance · • Payroll and check registers · • Work-in-progress · • Prepare journal entries · • Process sales tax payments · • Great Plains ex...
Larson Financial is a nationwide planning and investment advisory firm that exclusively services the financial needs of physicians and dentists. We are looking for highly ethical and tenacious individuals to become a part of our rapidly expanding team. Larson Financial is a faithful and integrity-driven company. Our comprehensive approach to financial planning offers unique solutions for doctors f...
Company expansion has opened up a position in Oklahoma. This position includes use of a company vehicle and starting salary from $34,000 to $45,000, depending on education and experience. 20% overnight travel required. Territory comprises about half of Oklahoma, however, 80% of all work is in Oklahoma City. Infinity Insurance Solutions is a Premium Auditing company established in 1988. Our compan...
Company Confidential Palm Beach, FL, 33480
An auditor in our auditing department concentrating on audits, reviews and compilations of condominiums, homeowners and cooperatives. The position reports directly to the auditor director. Experience/Education: CPA license or candidate with a minimum of two to five years’ experience in auditing. Knowledge and experience with the CIRA (Common Interest Realty Associations) industry is beneficial. ...
Work closely with the Regional Sales Consultant, Customer Service Rep, and Center Manager and Managing Physicians to maintain existing accounts and resolve any client issues. Generate new business from employers with <50 employees. Maintain regular contact with existing clients using USHW databases for each center in the territory to ensure we are meeting their needs. Introduce new and existing se...
MORTGAGE ACCOUNT SPECIALIST - SPOC What will you do? As an Account Specialist, you will be the Single Point of Contact (SPOC) for our past due borrowers. You are able to take the time to personally understand each borrower’s unique situation and needs, working together to evaluate payment options that are appropriate to each circumstance. As a successful Account Specialist – SPOC you will build ...
Collection Specialist (Star Billing) Department: Star Billing - Patient Accounting Schedule: Full time hourly with Benefits (nonexempt) Shift: Day shift Hours: Job Details Star Billing, located in Wheaton, MD, has an immediate opportunity for an experienced Collection Specialist to join our team full-time to handle insurance and patient claim follow-up. Requirements: * HS Diploma or equiv...
Job Description All Covered, a division of Konica Minolta, is currently seeking a Compliance Manager to join our team. Position Summary: Assists the Director, Compliance Services with overseeing and tracking all activities related to risk management for All Covered clients. Activities include Enterprise Risk Management, GLBA and IT Risk Management, Data Classification and asset management, and ...
Operations Director Department: Beltsville/Calverton, VNA Schedule: Full Time, Benefited Shift: Day shift Hours: Monday - Friday Job Details Operations Director Make a Positive Difference MedStar VNA Operation Directors make a positive difference in people's lives by providing administrative, financial and clinical direction to a team of RNs LPNs, home health aides and therapists. The Oper...
The Payroll Manager role requires a detail-oriented person who is able to handle multiple deadlines and priorities with a high level of accuracy. Must be a self-starter, and have strong accounting, systems, communication, and problem-solving skills. Essential functions: Oversee the day-to-day processing of payroll for 1 ,500 employees to include review of timesheets, computing pay in accordance ...
Job Summary: The Transaction Manager services current and new accounts by coordinating and monitoring various transaction activities and will work with internal departments to manage purchase, sales and lease transactions. The Transaction Manager will also serve as the in-house point-of-contact for clients, brokers, and others to collect or to provide information on all account transactions. Ess...

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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006

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