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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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Saratoga Community Consolidated School District 60C is accepting applications for a Bookkeeper position. Please submit a letter of interest and resume to Superintendent Kathy Perry at 4040 N. Division St., Morris, IL 60450 Please contact Saratoga School at 815-416-1709 for further information. Posting provided by:...
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GL ACCOUNTANT Looking for GL accountant, with min 4 years experience, to join our accounting team. Solid experience in AR, AP, and GL. Timberline and job costing exp a plus. Must be able to multi-task with good organizational and computer skills. Salary DOE plus benefits. Please submit resume to Central Environmental Inc.; 311 N. Sitka, Anchorage AK 99501 or fax to 907-561-1125. Central Environmen...
Norwalk Custom Order Furniture is seeking an Accounts Receivable Clerk. Qualified candidates should possess 3-5 year’s experience. Prior work in a manufacturing environment with a SQL-based ERP system preferred. Salary commensurate with experience. Please send resume and cover letter to *****. Click to apply by EMAIL Click to apply at: http://norwalkfurniture.com...
Seasonal Tax Preparer – Elyria Office Location: Elyria, OH Job Description: One of the fastest growing public accounting and advisory firms seeks a seasonal tax preparer for our Elyria office. Maloney + Novotny prides itself on offering a better career/life fit than larger firms. Our goal is to balance the demands of public accounting with a supportive atmosphere. Responsibilities include: • To as...
BOOKKEEPER Property Mgmt Co seeking experienced full charge bookkeeper. This is a F/T position with benefits. Submit resume/cover letter: *****...
UTC Aerospace Systems is one of the world's largest suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and defense products. We design, manufacture and service systems and components and provide integrated solutions for commercial, regional, business and military aircraft, helicopters and other platforms. We are also a major supplier to international space programs. In 2012, UTC Aerospace Systems was...
POSITION SUMMARY The Sr. Operational Accountant is responsible for leading our billing operations team. This person will be an individual contributor as well as an area lead. The individual will be instrumental in ensuring the accurate reporting of revenue and operational accounting. CORE EXPECTATIONS  Responsible for billing and revenue recognition in accordance with Company policy and GAAP prin...
HALLMARK HEALTHCARE is looking for the following position: Business Office Director, FT Salaried, LTC Experience, BA Business/Accounting Drug free workplace. * Please apply in person * 255 Midland Pkwy. Summerville, SC or ***** EEO...
Senior Tellers should be familiar with teller duties, opening and closing, placing cash and coin orders, balancing the cash fund GL, replenishing and balancing ATM transactions, running the vault, providing teller overrides and assisting with branch audit reports. We look for self-starters who thrive on having strong leadership, direction, standards to perform within, and who challenge themselves...
Mass Eye & Ear Infirmary Requisition Number 14-0279 Title PATIENT ACCOUNTS REPESENTATIVE Department Prof Billing Shift Day Hours Per Week 40 City Quincy State MA Description Responsible for review of all inpatient and outpatient functions of billing, rebilling, follow up, collection, and updating database as described by the department. Requirements High School grad or equivalent combination of ed...
Mass Eye & Ear Infirmary Requisition Number 14-0207 Title PATIENT OPERATIONS ASSISTANT Department Main Operating Room Shift Day Hours Per Week Perdiem City Boston State MA Description Performs a variety of technical and patient care functions that assist the unit nurses in daily activities. All functions performed in this position are an essential component of the hospital plan for patient care an...
Accounting Associate - in Fiscal Accounting PART TIME Days position The individual in this position is responsible for: coordinating billing and collections for all retirement housing entities, and general ledger journal entries and reconciliations as needed. The Accounting Associate/Collections Specialist is responsible to work independently to complete tasks and responsibilities in a professiona...
We are looking for someone with experience as an Agribusiness Merchandiser. Employer paid relocation along with fantastic pay and benefits can be expected! Open locations in Iowa are: (Eagle Grove, Emmetsburg, Mason City, or Sergeant Bluff) A large Agribusiness company located in Nebraska is looking for an experienced Merchandiser to complement our growing business domestically and internationally...
Job Title: Sr. Lease Analyst Location: Houston, TX Summary: The primary role of this position is to analyze and maintain the company's asset base: oil and gas leases, mineral deeds, surface leases, associated contracts and other related documents. To ensure the company is in compliance with all terms and obligations related to said assets and provide accurate acreage counts for SEC reporting. Desc...
Japanese CPA firm is seeking a Tax/Audit Accountant with professional experiences in South Bay. Qualification - Japanese/English bilingual (Japanese is more important) - At least 2 years experiences - Experiences of personal/corporate tax preparation - Analytical and problem solving skills - Excellent people skill and communication skill Job Description - Tax preparation (personal/corporation) and...
Our client in the Chicagoland area has an immediate project need for a Senior Accountant. The Senior Accountant consultant would be responsible for General Ledger entries and various account reconciliations, month-end accounting work including posting of entries, gathering of supporting documents, maintaining of accounting records, and various ad hoc projects. The ideal consultant must have a thor...
Full-time Investment Banking Associate Investment Banking Office in Newport Beach, California Wunderlich Securities is a Memphis-based Investment firm and member of FINRA (Financial Industry Regulatory Authority) and SIPC (Securities Investor Protection Corporation). Wunderlich is one of the fastest growing regional broker dealers in the country. We are seeking a full-time Investment Banking Assoc...
Our manufacturing client in the Chicagoland area has an immediate consulting need for a Senior Cost Accountant. The Senior Cost Accountant would create, update, and maintain cost standards for their diverse product offerings. The Senior Cost Accountant would be responsible for providing reports that supply detailed cost information and analyzing manufacturing costs to find inefficiencies, streamli...
Our client in the Chicagoland area has an immediate project need for a Senior Auditor. The Senior Auditor would provide independent, objective assurance of financial, SOX, and regulatory controls. Responsibilities: · Perform risk-based audits to identify value-added opportunities that impact key performance measures, improve processes, and strengthen internal controls. · Verify the accuracy and co...
Full-time Investment Banking Analyst Investment Banking Office in Newport Beach, California Wunderlich Securities is a Memphis-based Investment firm and member of FINRA (Financial Industry Regulatory Authority) and SIPC (Securities Investor Protection Corporation). Wunderlich is one of the fastest growing regional broker dealers in the country. We are seeking a full-time Investment Banking Analyst...
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