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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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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...
TempForce, a premiere and locally owned staffing service in the Twin Cities, is seeking Title Curative Associates for a Minnetonka organization. The Title Curative Associate reviews documentation to clear title and heavily communicate with client, borrower, and internal staff to facilitate all title curative issues in a timely manner. Responsible for the coordination of all aspects involved with m...
We have an immediate need for a Jr. Financial Analyst JOB DESCRIPTION Assists in analyzing financial results to determine accuracy and completeness of information. Assists in the preparation of various financial reports; compiles and reviews financial plans and budgets. Assists in ensuring compliance with budget allocations. Performs financial analysis at routine levels including rate of return,...
Greetings, We are currently looking for Sr. Risk & Compliance Analyst to support one of our clients with the following skills: Title; Sr. Risk & Compliance Analyst Duration: 4+ Months Location: Los Altos, CA Start Date : Next week Rate: DOE Position Summary: In the role of a Senior Risk and Compliance Analyst at our client, you will be supporting the compliance team, specifically in the ar...
We have an immediate need for a Pricing Analyst JOB DESCRIPTION Pricing Analyst needed to work on client site in downtown Houston, TX. Might you recommend someone qualified and available? The Pricing Analyst is responsible for the pricing and billing of invoices for sales contracts based on inspection reports/pipeline ticket. Responsibilities also include pricing of purchase contracts and obtai...
Overall Purpose: Responsible for conducting and documenting moderate to complex audit projects with direction from Audit Manager. Key Roles and Responsibilities: May provide functional advice or training to less experienced audit staff, and run smaller audit jobs, but does not have direct reports. Audit responsibilities include the review, analysis, and monitoring of procedures and systems of int...
Overall Purpose: Responsible for supporting the preparation of AT&T federal and state income taxes. Key Roles and Responsibilities: Prepare and complete tax returns and reports related to federal, state, local, property, sales and other tax returns. Responsible for meeting all required federal, state, local, property and other tax filing deadlines. Conducts and documents simple to moderately comp...
POSITION OVERVIEW: Position reports into the Director of Planning & Strategy. The Lead Strategy Analyst is responsible for developing and evaluating Crickets key strategic growth priorities, analyzing market activity to understand the impacts to the business, and helping to answer the organizations most pressing strategic questions. KEY ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Scan and evaluate the wireless...
Sr Analyst, Financial Job Overview The sr analyst, financial, is responsible for providing standard financial and management reporting, budgeting, forecasting and ad-hoc financial analyses support to the business for the purpose of maximizing the benefit of resources deployed in meeting the company’s overall strategic plan. This position will analyze financials to determine root cause relationsh...
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 ...
The Sr. Financial Analyst ? Trauma & Extremities role is a key member of the Trauma & Extremities finance team, providing direct support to the Sr. Director of Finance, as well as 3 VPs. This position reports directly to the Sr. Director of Finance, and offers direct exposure to our executive team (both commercial and finance teams). This position will be responsible for the following: 1. Provide...
General Description: The individual will assist the Controller with the day-to-day operations of the accounting and finance functions within the Finance department including supervising Accounting staff and performing certain functions relating to general ledger accounting, investments, loans, swaps, debt, and financial reporting. Duties and Responsibilities: · Assist the Controller with the day...
Accounting Associate Ricart Automotive, Inc. is seeking an Associate in the Accounting Department. Qualified candidates must possess effective communication skills, an accounting background through education or experience, & a pleasant personality. The candidate must also have strong knowledge/experience with MS Excel. Auto dealership experience a plus, but not required. Pre-employment drug testin...
Company Confidential San Antonio, TX
Corporate Controller - CPA This is an exciting time in a large, growing Company that shows you can have challenge and a career path while also working in a tem atmosphere with work life balance!! Company has consistently been named Inc. magazine's fasted growing businesses as well as also being named one of the best places to work. It is a good size company with an entrepreneur spirit. Offers c...
About TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank® TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank, is one of the 10 largest banks in the U.S., providing more than 8 million customers with a full range of retail, small business and commercial banking products and services at approximately 1,300 convenient locations throughout the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Metro D.C., the Carolinas and Florida. In addition, TD...
Company Confidential Kansas City, KS, 64116
Nursing Opportunities North Kansas City Hospital Where care is personal and careers are remarkable. North Kansas City Hospital is committed to the community and quality care. For growth opportunities in a supportive environment, join our committed team as a: Critical Care Float - FT, Days and Nights, experience required Document Specialist - FT Days ER - FT, PT, Nights Home Health Nurse - FT, PT, ...
Essential Functions: Weekly check run processing Collection of lien waivers Compilation of draw packages Verification of incoming invoices Data entry of incoming invoices Vendor file maintenance Information analysis and report preparation Support project managers with processing proposals, contracts and PO’s Filing and general office duties Requirements: 5- 7 years accounts payable in c...
Financial Representative Who we are . . . First Investors Corporation is a Wall Street-based financial services firm, established in 1930. We are proud of our long history of helping clients with their financial needs including college funding, tax savings and preparing for retirement. Our philosophy is that we connect “Main Street to Wall Street.” Our one-on-one approach to clients is unique i...
CNAs All shifts Flexible Hours Apply in person: Carriage Square 4009 Gene Field Rd. As published in the St. Joseph News-Press. Apply at : http://jobs.thejobnetwork.com/Job/11565873/1234/1427...
Job Purpose: Provides service to clients' changing insurance needs by selling life, health, and property/casualty insurance. Duties: * Approaches potential clients by utilizing mailings and phone solicitation; making presentations to groups at company-sponsored gatherings; speaking publicly to community groups on the subject of financial well-being. * Determines clients' particular needs and f...

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