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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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Position Responsibilities: Construction of the data gathering systems for designing the cost accounting systems Creating and reviewing the controls required for the data gathering and reporting systems Coordinating with the hospital CEOs and Department Directors to analyze the cost accounting results Preparing cost estimates of new products, services and locations Providing Executive Manageme...
AllianceBernstein is a leading global investment management firm that offers high-quality research and diversified investment services to institutional clients, individuals and private clients in major markets around the world. AllianceBernstein employs more than 500 investment professionals with expertise in growth equities, value equities, fixed income securities, blend strategies and alternativ...
Asst Controller/Asst Treasurer/Accounting Manager (1) Degree in Accounting (2) CPA (3) At least 10 years experience (4) At least 5 years management experience (5) Experience in a multi-company, multi-location environment (6) Experience in managing Accounts Payable process (7) Experience in managing Payroll process (8) Experience in 401K plan administration or audit (9) Experience in benef...
AllianceBernstein is a leading global investment management firm that offers high-quality research and diversified investment services to institutional clients, individuals and private clients in major markets around the world. AllianceBernstein employs more than 500 investment professionals with expertise in growth equities, value equities, fixed income securities, blend strategies, and alternati...
POSITION PROFILE: Lubrication Technologies manufactures high-tech cutting-edge OEM branded lubricants for world-class partners in a variety of markets including power sports, marine, construction, lawn and garden markets in our Custom Brands Division. Similarly in our Distribution Division at Lube Tech, we create innovative lubricants and fluids which provide unique technologies to the automotive...
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,...
The Financial Analyst will be located in Cupertino and will report directly to the Sr. Vice President, Finance Treasurer and PAO. The work is generally of a confidential, critical nature, involving attention to detail as well as a broad working knowledge of global policies, practices and organizational structure. Responsibilities include: - Prepare materials and drive agenda items for staff...
Company Confidential Framingham, MA
Growing manufacturer in need of an accountant with inventory and internal controls experience. Accounting: · Post Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Billing, General Ledger and Payroll · Preparation of bank deposits, daily cash reporting, and rolling cash reporting · Manage weekly Payroll, monthly commissions/reporting · Assist in Human Resources- benefit administration · Assist Sales De...
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...
Are you a Collections Superstar and up for a challenge? This is a terrific opportunity for professional individuals ready to move ahead in a great career. Help us continue to be a leader in the Financial Services industry by working as a Collector making outbound calls and receiving incoming calls to/from customers in an effort to resolve their account. Experience, positive attitude, flexible an...
Our client who is located in downtown Chicago has an immediate opening for a Payroll Tax Manager. If you are looking for an outstanding opportunity with a company that has multi-state locations and is growing tremendously, please send us your resume for further consideration. Responsibilities include: · Responsible for all domestic federal, state, local as well as international payroll tax compl...
In more than 85% of America households, consumers reach for Pinnacle Foods brands. Pinnacle Foods is a Top 1000 Company as ranked by Fortune Magazine. We are a leading producer, marketer and distributor of high-quality branded food products, which have been trusted household names for decades. Headquartered in Parsippany, NJ, our business employs an average of 4,400 employees. We are a leader in t...
Evergreen Home Loans is seeking a dynamic individual to join our Home Office as a Compliance Specialist. A strong problem solving and organization skill set with an emphasis on customer service is a MUST! We offer a very competitive salary and wonderful benefits!! If this sounds like you, don’t hesitate to apply today! Why you’d consider Evergreen Home Loans We’re looking for people who feel the...
Company Confidential Indianapolis, IN, 46240
GROWING REGIONAL, HUD APPROVED DELEGATED MORTGAGE BANKER THAT HAS BEEN IN BUSINESS FOR 15 YEARS IS LOOKING FOR LICENSED LOAN OFFICERS. EXCLUSIVE, INBOUND LEADS GENERATED WITH DATA SPECIFIC CRITERIA, MEETING SPECIFIC NICHES ACROSS MULTIPLE STATES IN MIDWEST. (THIS MEANS NO LENDING TREE, NO LOWERMYBILLS, ETC TYPE LEADS!) HIGH CALL VOLUME AND LEAD COUNT. LOOKING FOR MOTIVATED INDIVIDUALS WHO WANT T...
Do you want to work with LS & CO Procurement? Because if you do, you’re going to be supporting one of the world’s iconic company’s, helping drive a mammoth change program which will; • Transform the Procurement function • Unlock and create real value • Change suppliers perceptions and behaviors • Deliver breakthrough results It won’t be easy, it won’t be boring and it won’t always be comforta...
BOYLSTON SEARCH ASSOCIATES, Boston’s premiere resource for elite senior, managerial and executive level Accounting and Finance professionals and the Companies that seek these special individuals, has been contracted to find superior candidates for the following opportunity: STAFF ACCOUNTANT – North of Boston Our Client, a global publicly held engineering/manufacturing leader, located in accessib...
POSITION OVERVIEW: Position reports into the Director of Planning & Strategy. The Lead Strategy Analyst is responsible for developing and evaluating Crickets key strategic growth priorities, analyzing market activity to understand the impacts to the business, and helping to answer the organizations most pressing strategic questions. KEY ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Scan and evaluate the wireless...
Overall Purpose: Responsible for conducting and documenting moderate to complex audit projects with direction from Audit Manager. Key Roles and Responsibilities: May provide functional advice or training to less experienced audit staff, and run smaller audit jobs, but does not have direct reports. Audit responsibilities include the review, analysis, and monitoring of procedures and systems of int...
Alternative Investment Accountant - Strong salary + bonus A fantastic asset management firm based in Boston is seeking to add an alternative investment accountant to a small but going group based in their Downtown Boston office. Duties of this diverse role include the accounting and operations functions for various alternative investment and pooled products that are managed by the firm. The alter...
Due to departmental and company growth, Norgren Inc., currently has a Compensation Analyst position open in our Americas headquarters in Littleton, CO. We are looking for someone with 3 to 5 years of compensation experience, This position offers you the opportunity and working with, international compensation issues, (US, CA, MX, BZ), and having you work , one on one, with line managers and execu...

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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006

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