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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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Company Confidential Akron, 44308
Catholic High School seeks Director of Finance & Operations. Bachelors degree in Finance or related area required. Salary Negotiable. Send cover & resume to: Box 1596 C/O Akron Beacon Journal P O Box 640 Akron OH 44309-0640 Source: Akron Beacon Journal...
Accounting Assistant Lake Region State College Devils Lake Applications are being accepted for the position of Accounting Assistant in the Business Office. The position is full time, with full benefits. For more information see our website at lrsc.edu. Deadline: 5/2/14....
Description: The area is responsible for the STAT, GAAP and Tax valuation, as well as risk management, reporting for individual annuities. This role includes the monitoring and validating of data flow in the valuation production process, generating and validating standard reports utilizing Cognos and SSAS cubes, and assisting with system initiatives. The position will also have responsibility for...
Description: Prudential Capital Group manages a portfolio of $66 billion (as of 09/30/13) of privately placed debtprimarily senior, subordinated and mezzanine financing. Prudential Capital Group is one of the largest global providers of private capital, providing up to $10 billion annually to middle-market companies, worldwide. Prudential Capital Groups Regional Office Network has locations in Atl...
Description: Agency Distribution is Prudential's nationwide sales organization. The Manager, Financial Services (MFS) is responsible for the recruitment, selection, development, retention, success, and supervision of new financial professionals and Financial Professional Associates (FPA). The MFS is the immediate supervisor for the organization's approach to a relationship based, life cycle, sales...
Description: The individual will be an integral part of the Individual Annuity Financial Modeling & ALM Support team in the Financial Management-Corporate Actuarial area. This team is responsible for creating, developing, and researching financial models to support various functions of the individual annuities business. The various functions include: valuation, planning & forecast, asset liability...
Description: Business Group: Prudential Fixed Income, Alternative Products The Alternative Products reconciliation and bank loan servicing teams are responsible for providing operational support to the Prudential Fixed Income Management Alternative Product business. This includes daily cash and position reconciliations as well as open dialogue with the portfolio managers and relevant internal and...
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 in o...
Description: Prudential's Internal Audit Department seeks a self-motivated business professional desiring a challenging career opportunity with the Investment Audit team. The qualified individual will provide analytics strategy and support for audit teams with the objective of optimizing the use of data in support of audit planning and testing as well as in the development of effective continuous...
Company Confidential Odessa, 79764
W&W Energy logo.tif General Now Hiring Purchasing Agent Experience Preferred Please apply in person at: 8820 NW Loop 338 Odessa, TX 79764...
Job Description: This position is responsible for client billing and client account maintenance. Essential Functions: Monthly client billing for assigned attorneys, including invoice modification, as necessary. Prepare, proof and modify invoices accordingly and send to client. Maintain billing addresses, UDF fields, client/matter rates and cost exceptions. Prepare unbilled time reports for assigne...
Description: Operations & Control Consultant (OCC) position will be a professional, second line manager in the field office that works with the Operations & Controls Manager (OCM) on day to day operations of the agency. Responsibilities include: · Management and development of people, including motivation and recognition · Conducting performance appraisals · Recruitment, supervision, coaching and...
Description: Business Overview: Prudential Capital Group manages a portfolio of $64.1 billion (as of 6/30/2013) of privately placed debt-primarily senior, subordinated and mezzanine financing. Prudential Capital Group is one of the largest lenders to middle-market companies, lending up to $10 billion annually. Known for investing in relationships, providing strategic capital and delivering consist...
Description: Responsible for the provision of timely, accurate and reliable financial management information and the running and enhancement of reporting systems which facilitate the production of this management information. Role typically encompasses budgeting, forecasting and variance analysis along with the relevant commentary on variances. Day-to-day focus is on resolution of complex problems...
Description: The Disability Claim Specialist (DCS) in Appeals is responsible for the highest level of technical support for Long Term Disability and Short Term Disability Appeals. The DCS is the primary technical expert for the team and is accountable for ensuring optimal appeals handling and timely, accurate decisions. The DCS acts as subject matter expert in all aspects of appeal management. The...
Description: This position is within Total Retirement Solutions (TRS) of Prudential Retirement. The Data Manager is responsible for the oversight and project management of the data component on new client implementations, plan activity from client mergers & acquisitions, and the implementation of new plans and services for existing clients. This role serves as the point person/project manager for...
Company Confidential Aurora, IL
Immediate opportunity for an experienced AR Representative to work for a great company! This position reports to the Customer Service Manager and is responsible for managing and resolving customer payment disputes for an assigned group of customers. In addition this position is expected to identify opportunities to reduce cost and disputes, improve efficiency, quality and maintain a team environme...
TruGreen is committed to Diversity and Inclusion. We encourage diverse candidates to apply to this position. An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer AA/EOE/M/F/D/V Position Overview Enters and processes invoices for payment through the accounts payable system. Operates from centralized offices and works under direct supervision in support of assigned business locations within a region. Re...
TruGreen is committed to Diversity and Inclusion. We encourage diverse candidates to apply to this position. An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer AA/EOE/M/F/D/V Position Overview Responsible for the most complex and interpretive financial analyses. Provides periodic reports and special studies for management. May be responsible for the companys annual budget process, forecasts, or stat...
Description Over the past 30 years, DISH has built a talented group of leaders and support teams at its corporate headquarters in Englewood, Colorado. As the company continues to develop, offering new products and services to an increasing customer base, it looks to recruit outstanding candidates capable to turning ideas and strategies into world-class results. Requirements A successful Tax Staff...
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