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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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KBW Financial Staffing and Recruiting is currently working with a growing technology company that is seeking a Senior Tax Analyst. The ideal candidate will have a mix of public accounting within a large regional firm or Big 4 firm with clients in the technology industry. The position will be responsible for the following: Preparation of federal and state tax returns Analysis/forecasting of tax r...
LARGE NATIONAL INVESTMENT FIRM HAS AN IMMEDIATE OPENING FOR AN INVESTMENT ADVISOR in the Indianapolis, Indiana area. THIS IS A GREAT JOB FOR A STRONG FINANCIAL ADVISOR WITH THE DRIVE AND AMBITION TO MAKE ALOT OF MONEY. Must have a clean U4, an active FINRA 65 or 66, 4 + years of experience in a client-facing financial advisor/sales position, a deep understanding of the financial market and a pas...
American Institute in Taiwan VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT Office of Origin: AIT/Washington Announcement Number: AIT/W-02 Date of Announcement: September 16, 2014 Position Title: Accountant Salary Grade: GS-9 - $52,146 Position Available: Immediately Promotion Potential: None Supervisory: No Security Clearance Required: Secret Opening Date: Immediately Ending Date: October 15, 2014 Area of ...
OUR CLIENT HAS A FEW ACCOUNTING RELATED NEEDS: Accounting Operations Duration: 6 months REQUIRED SKILLS include:Advanced in Excel req · Experience with creating Macros req · Advanced in MS Access req, Loan accounting, 7+ years Accounting Experience, Oracle and Essbase are required. Preferable: knowledge of SAS/SQL but not required Responsibilities: The Accounting Manager will collaborate wit...
Company Confidential Destin, FL, 32541
newtoday.jpg Accounting/Finance Tax Preparer Local CPA firm seeks part time tax preparer. Accounting degree & experience with Partnership & Nonprofit tax returns required. Computer skills & Microsoft program knowledge a must. Fax resume to 850-650-0126 or email: ***** Web ID#: 34300922...
Liberty Mutual Insurance At Liberty Mutual Insurance, doing the right thing is essential to all that we do. Our commitment to building and sustaining a talented and diverse workforce has helped us to become a global leader in property and casualty insurance. As of December 31, 2012, Liberty Mutual Insurance had $36.9 billion in annual consolidated revenue. Our financial strength and profitability...
Growing mid town O&G operation seeking experienced Joint Interest Billing candidate to lead group. Candidate will be responsible for leading group in review of JIB processing while handling complex JIB issues and recording relevant entries related to JIB function. This is a versatile role which will require review of contracts, coordinating with other departments, reporting financial results to ma...
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...
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,...
Location: Southern Texas We have been retained by a leading private equity firm to identify the right CFO for one of its middle market portfolio companies that is a global leader in providing B2B SaaS solutions to businesses in a variety of industries. Our private equity client partners with management to drive continued growth and value by creating a Board of Directors, strengthening the leaders...
This position will cover the North West Ohio territory. Main areas to include Bowling Green, Toledo, Port Clinton, and Freemont. JOB SUMMARY: Functions as a personal lines property claims specialist to evaluate, negotiate and bring to final resolution serious exposure claims requiring investigation, liability evaluation and negotiation. Promotes and provides ""On Your Side"" customer service. Exp...
Location: Nashville, TN We have been retained by a leading private equity firm to identify the right CFO for one of its middle market portfolio companies that is a global leader in providing B2B SaaS solutions to businesses in the healthcare industry. Our private equity client partners with management to drive continued growth and value by creating a Board of Directors, strengthening the leadersh...
Company Confidential Naples, FL, 34104
Accountants Wanted for client and BP Claim work in local CPA Office in Naples, FL. CPA and/or MBA a plus. Payroll Accounting a plus. Must speak and write English very well and have excellent communication skills. The right candidate will have the ability to work a minimum of 40 hours per week, be able to learn quickly with some preliminary instructions, and be a "self-starter" after some initial t...
Company Confidential Twinsburg, OH, 44087
A family owned construction company is seeking an accountant to join our staff. We are seeking a self-motivated, detail-oriented person that can thrive in our fast paced and family oriented work place. We are deadline and accuracy driven. We are looking for someone proficient in performing account reconciliations, booking monthly journal entries, and assisting with potential discrepancies between ...
About Us Immersion Active is a digital marketing firm, specializing in serving the baby boomer generation. At Immersion Active, you’ll find a group of highly motivated, passionate, energetic, interactive marketing specialists who thrive on building rewarding relationships with our clients, our target consumers, and our partners. We are seeking a like-minded individual for whom mutual dignity and...
VP Equipment Leasing Representative Our client is a stable and growing regional bank that is looking for an equipment leasing representative to cover Illinois and Missouri who has recent experience in the territory with preference given to Metro St. Louis candidates. Equipment leasing experience is preferred, especially with middle market generalist experience; however, the bank will consider a ...
Since 1906, Hussmann has been helping retailers preserve and display fresh foods. Today, Hussmann is a world leader in manufacturing, selling, installing and servicing merchandising equipment and refrigeration systems to customers throughout the world. Hussmann serves a wide variety of customers involved in the global cold chain. These include supermarkets, mass merchants, warehouse clubs, conven...
Company Confidential Herndon, VA, 20170
Job Purpose: Analyzes large amounts of financial data by collecting, monitoring, and studying transactions; recommending actions. Requires extensive use of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint, communications of financial trends and results across broad array of company organizations and vendors. Exposure to telecom industry or construction projects preferred. Duties: * Data analysis of large amounts...
A Biotech Company in Cambridge is seeking a Senior Accountant to join their team. This role will partner with the Controller on the preparation of financial statements, the month end close process, as well as special projects. RESPONSIBILITIES: -Assist with the coordination of the month-end close process, and perform month-end closing activities such as preparing reconciliations and journal entr...
Grant Thornton is collaborative, entrepreneurial and on the move. As part of a dynamic global organization of 30,000 people serving clients in more than 100 countries, we have the agility and focus it takes to be a leader. Vault.com, the leading career resource for employer ratings and rankings, has recognized Grant Thornton among the top five employers on the Vault Accounting 50 for the fourth c...

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