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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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Current Need Under the direction of the Executive Director, ACO Services, the Financial Analyst is responsible for reporting the financial performance of ACO on a monthly basis. This position is responsible for the analysis, reporting, and data collection on accountable care and payment innovation efforts. The Financial Analyst will perform analysis of accountable care and/or payment innovation re...
Financial and Pricing Analyst Business Unit: Finance/ Underwriting Reports to: Director of Business Planning and Execution Quantum Health is a fast growing company delivering better healthcare while lowering healthcare costs. If you are passionate about helping people and want to launch a career at one of the Best Places to Work in Columbus and the USA, now is your time to join our winning culture...
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As part of the Internal Audit team, this position will provide leadership to and be responsible for daily execution of internal audit work performed by the department. Position will be responsible for assisting the Vice President, Internal Audit with developing the annual audit plan, executing the plan, communicating results, managing the audit staff and managing third party vendors employed by th...
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Industries: Healthcare Services/ BPO Job Type:Full Time/ Permanent Years of Experience:5 or more years Education Level:Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager) Essential Duties & Responsibilities: Under the direction of the Controller, the Staff Accountant will perform in-depth analysis of financial results, assist in the filing of various tax returns, prepa...
SENIOR ACCOUNTANT Smyrna, GA Sandvik, a Swedish based international high technology engineering group with world leading positions in cemented carbide and high speed steel tools for metal cutting; equipment and tools for mining and construction; and advanced stainless steel, specialty alloy and ceramic resistance products and process systems, has an opening for a Senior Accountant at the Smyrna, G...
ARI Network Services is one of the fastest growing Software Companies in the Midwest. Milwaukee Business Journal’s listed ARI as part of the top 25 Largest Area Software Product Companies in Milwaukee for the second straight year! ARI is a leading provider of electronic catalogs and dealer websites. The Accountant II is a Brand New Position, responsible for assisting in the preparation and distrib...
We are looking for a Middle/Back Office Client Relationship Representative with Fixed Income/FX product knowledge to work in our GoTrade+ department in our Midtown Manhattan, NYC location. SS&C’s GoTrade+ is a first class and highly flexible middle office service for complex investment portfolios. GoTrade+ is designed to fit within a client’s existing infrastructure. Responsibilities Include: Mana...
SUMMARY The Claims Examiner is responsible for the analysis and management of catastrophic or extremely complex workers’ compensation claims by applying a high degree of expert judgment. The Claims Examiner must have shown progressive movement through the technical ranks, with numerous years of experience, coupled with special technical knowledge & expertise, and the ability to make appropriate ap...
STAFF ACCOUNTANT The Select Family of Staffing Companies is looking for a self-motivated, talented Staff Accountant to join our dynamic accounting & finance team at their corporate office in Santa Barbara, CA. Ideal candidates should be well versed in all areas of accounting and thrive in a fast paced work environment. Job Description: Prepare month end journal entries. Review and analyze monthly...
Your skills are needed just about anywhere. But is it where you want to go? Imagine working for one of the nation's most respected companies. Making a strategic contribution. Receiving the rewards and recognition you deserve. Whether you are pursuing a contract or permanent placement, Manpower Professional knows how and where to get you where you want to go. You offer your unique skills and experi...
It Auditor CORPORATE STAR LOOKING AHEAD? WANT A MULTI-DIRECTIONAL, VERIFIABLE CAREER PATH? Hitch yourself to a CORPORATE STAR. Parlay IT Audit experience and see the big picture, tackle real challenges, be a solutions person. If your IT Audit experience includes Oracle, ACL, Idea, Security administration, UNIX, LAN/WAN, Data Communications, etc, can open the door to move up to Manager and beyond....
Company Overview: Lilly is the 10th largest pharmaceutical company in the world, and has been creating medicines that help improve peoples' quality of life for more than 135 years. Across the globe, we are a leader in investing in research and development and we also invest in our employees – in competitive salaries, training and development, and health. The pharmaceutical industry is a complex, r...
Job Description: Tax Sr. with corporate provisions experience! Well know firm with great opportunity and growth. A Core Tax Services Senior Associate is responsible for utilizing research skills, applying tax foundational knowledge to understand potential tax issues, gathering client information necessary for filing, participating in tax planning, recognizing and communicating potential risks, pre...
Job Description: Path to partnership MUST have 5+ years recent public accounting Senior level Tax accountant/Manager with well rounded management level experience. Candidate must have minimum of 5+ years recent public accounting experience along with the ability to manage client relationships in along with the related tax filing requirements associated with them. As with all our partners and staff...
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Job Description: Immediate need for a Financial Analyst for a well-established company in the Inland Empire. The Financial Analyst position performs a variety of finance related duties including assisting in the budgeting process, cash flow forecasting, financial metric tracking and analysis, lender covenant compliance, preparing weekly/monthly reports for management, monitoring company performanc...
Job Description: Immediate need for Audit Supervisors and Audit Managers for a local CPA firm with openings in their Northern California, Riverside County, San Diego County and the Inland Empire offices. Desired Skills/Experience: ? Bachelors degree in Accounting, Masters degree a plus ? Valid California CPA license ? Six (6) plus years of experience in a public accounting firm with audit experien...
Job Description: Immediate need for a Staff Accountant for a well established manufacturing company. Job responsibilities include the following: Maintain the asset management system for multiple locations. Insure proper recording of self constructed assets as well as new purchases and disposals. Prepare multiple bank account reconciliations, amortization schedules, general and recurring journal en...
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006

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