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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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Description: ABOUT THE POSITION Record monthly journal entries for public company’s corporate entity Maintain month-end balance sheet account reconciliation Maintain monthly schedules for corporate allocations and distribute to sites Report monthly results for corporate entity in monthly reporting package Reconcile inter-company balance sheet and income statement accounts monthly Analyze mo...
A Premier Retail Company located in Passaic County, New Jersey has an opportunity for a Director of Financial Planning & Analysis Investor Relations who will handle the following responsibilities: Investor Relations: · Manage quarterly conference call responsibilities including earnings slides, executive script assistance, press release drafting sessions, financial modeling and conference call Q...
The Accountant III – Transportation position is one of a team of five that is responsible for developing effective financial tools to report and analyze the transportation costs for CCR. It will be the ultimate support for the CCR PSS Transportation Finance Team and for Transportation Operations accounting and reporting needs. Analyze spending variances against forecast and budget and present solu...
Toyota Financial Savings Bank , Henderson, Nevada (note: this position may be located in Torrance, CA OR Henderson, NV). Our people are the driving force behind our success and we're moving forward! Join a dynamic company known for rapid growth and solid success.To make your mark as Senior Financial Analyst, you will: Key Responsibilities: ANNUAL BUDGET PLANNING, FORECASTING AND ANALYSIS Spea...
About Aon Aon plc (NYSE:AON) is the leading global provider of risk management, insurance and reinsurance brokerage, and human resources solutions and outsourcing services. Through its more than 66,000 colleagues worldwide, Aon unites to empower results for clients in over 120 countries via innovative and effective risk and people solutions and through industry-leading global resources and techni...
Position Purpose: The Financial Analyst II position for OPEX Center of Excellence provides financial/operational support and timely and accurate reporting to management that facilitates timely and impactful decisions. They are responsible for the development, production and quality of reporting as well as testing data integrity for new reporting tools and/or metrics and attributes within those to...
Company Confidential Atlanta, GA
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Pratt & Whitney, a recognized leading producer of the world's most advanced jet engines, is looking for dedicated individuals to become a part of our organization. If you would like to work in a dynamic environment and possess the motivation to incorporate new ideas into practice, this may be the opportunity you've been waiting for! Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE:UTX),...
This position will be relocating to our new Headquarters in North Dallas (Plano), Texas sometime between 2017 and 2018. Please visit for more details.Toyota Financial Services Our people are the driving force behind our success and we're moving forward!Join a dynamic company known for rapid growth and solid success.To make your mark as Senior Actuarial Analyst, you ...
Hair Cuttery Martinsburg, WV
Imagine a career where every day is different. Every client is a new canvas on which you can express your artistry. As a Stylist with Hair Cuttery, you have the opportunity to WOW and Delight clients by exceeding their expectations. Being a Stylist means performing quality professional hair care services. Need more? Retail is an excellent way to help your Clients take your styles home with them to...
Robert Half Irving, TX
Salary $75,000.00 to $92,000.00 per year Description Accounting Lead 90K Large, Multi-Billion Dollar firm seeks an Accounting Lead to join its Corporate Accounting team. In this highly visible role responsibilities include: general ledger accountability, financial reporting and financial analysis. A thorough understanding and extensive knowledge of accounting principles is required. This posit...
Cablevision Bethpage, NY
Home About Us Benefits Values All Jobs Featured Careers Customer Service Jobs Field Technician Jobs Sales Jobs Search Jobs Keyword Location Join Our Talent Network > Cablevision > United States > Bethpage, NY > Finance > Financial Managers Apply Now Tax Manager Bethpage, NY Job Snapshot Employee Type: Full-Time Location: Bethpage, NY Job Type: Finance, Management, A...
MSG Entertainment New York, NY
The Food Worker / Cashier is responsible for preparing food items, sells products to fans in a friendly & courteous manner. This position is also responsible…...
E*TRADE Financial Dallas, TX
Detailed Description **COMPANY OVERVIEW E*TRADE Financial Corporation, the online investing & trading pioneer, with 4.7 million total accounts and over $265 billion in customer assets, is continuing to reinvent the online trading industry. Our unique culture of innovation creates an environment where you will be continually learning and challenged to develop your career. **SUMMARY Financial Co...
McGladrey Des Moines, IA
Financial Examiner Risk & Regulatory Consulting Position Overview The Financial Examiner will primarily perform financial examinations and regulatory consulting services for state insurance departments and industry. This position has significant opportunity for advancement as well as personal and professional growth. Specific Duties and Responsibilities - Perform risk focused financial examin...
Soliant Atlanta, GA
Soliant Health is seeking a traveling ICU RN for a 13 week assignment in Middle Georgia. This job is available at one of the most reputable hospitals in the San Antonio metropolitan area. When you work with Soliant Health, you receive top of the line benefits. You have the ability to customize your own benefits package to meet your individual needs. Soliant Health benefits for an ICU RN can inclu...
get insurance policyprocessing jobs Benicia, CA
## Description What sets Bank of the West apart from other banks is our team membersthey embody the optimistic spirit of the West. There is a spirit here that drives us to do more. Our team of more than 10,000 employees is vital to the success of our Bank. They reflect our modern western valuesstraightforward, entrepreneurial and optimistic. We seek to create a corporate culture that fosters... V...
Location: Cambridge, MA Job Category: Finance Jobs Requisition Number: 00239122-38126 Senior Manager Financial Planning & Analysis-00239122-38126 Description Sanofi, an integrated global healthcare leader, discovers, develops and distributes therapeutic solutions focused on patients’ needs. Sanofi has core strengths in the field of healthcare with seven growth platforms: diabetes solutions, h...
Kelly Services Montpelier, VT
Job Description Put your years of experience into a future of excellence with Kelly Services! We are looking for a full time, experienced, bookkeeper with experience with payroll, accounts payable and accounts receivable. Kelly has been serving clients around the globe; Kelly provides employment to more than 530,000 employees annually. As a Kelly employee you will receive weekly electronic pay, ...
Searchamericanjobs Houston, TX
Field Support Manager Location: Houston, TX Job Code: 9660 # of openings: 1 Last updated: 5/20/14 11:50 AM Apply For This Position Description TransCore, a subsidiary of Roper Industries, Inc. (NYSE: ROP) is seeking a Field Support Manager to join our team in Houston, Texas. Job Description: This position directs the coordination of technical and administrative support activities including...

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