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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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Responsibilities Uses professional concepts and company policies & procedures to solve a wide range of complex problems in creative and practical ways; makes recommendations that aid in the successful completion of intiatives within a functional area. Typically involved in one large and/or complex project at a time; develops schedules to ensure timely completion of the project; identifies appropri...
Why UMB Energetic. Friendly. Fun. Not exactly the words that first come to mind when you think about working in the financial industry, right? We get it. At UMB we pride ourselves on being different. We operate in a team-based environment, made up of diverse associates who are passionate, innovative and focused! We have plenty of tradition too – actually over 100 years of it! We're proud of our hi...
Our client is currently seeking a Business Analyst. Liaison between the lines of business and the Development team. Analyzes Business Requirements to understand the business needs and to determine how their applications can best functionally fulfill those needs. Combine knowledge of what the business wants with knowledge of how the systems are built and used to create a functional designs across a...
Our client, a leading Healthcare provider, is currently seeking a Data Analyst II in Oak Brook, IL This job will have the following responsibilities: Complete manual processes established to identify transition of care, identify members requiring follow up with eligibility and continue manual reporting process. W This individual along with the Market Manager, LTSS, will lead and facilitate such au...
Our client is currently seeking a QA Analyst III. Seeking an individual that will be able to take paperwork and scrub it based on requirements for case builds. Possibly go into external vendors site and build the bases Possibly go through a file validation of enrollment files. Qualifications & Requirements: EDI experience. Six-sigma or CAPM PMP Certification preferred Strong attention to detail Co...
Company Overview Excelitas Technologies provides innovative, customized optoelectronics and advanced electronic systems to a global customer base of leading OEMs seeking high-performance, market-driven technology solutions. We are committed to enabling our OEM customers' success in their markets and applications. Job Description The senior tax analyst will be a part of a small and growing tax team...
Linde is currently seeking a Manager, Operational Finance – Accounting and Cost to join the team in Murray Hill, New Jersey. Job Responsibilities: Role responsible for these functions for assigned RNA business line(s) (Business lines are Bulk or Tonnage or Cylinders): · Manage Operational Finance – Accounting and Cost team covering all components of employee responsibilities (hire to retire) drivi...
COST ACCOUNTING ACCOUNTING MANAGER LOCATION: Gardena, CA TYPE: Direct Hire, Full Time Permanent SALARY: Depends on Experience JOB DESCRIPTION -Responsible for monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports for Division, including cost accounting reports -Supervision of up to 6 nondegreed and degreed accounting staff -Coordinate and support SOX testing efforts -Works with Factory, Developers, Cate...
TELLER Full Time Position Boulder Location • No experience needed. Starting at $11/hr plus benefits • Includes some Saturdays • Apply at • • FirstBank is an • EOE/Affirmative Action • Employer. All qualified • Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, • religion, sex, national origin, disability or • veteran status, • or any other status...
Company Confidential Jacksonville, 28541
Office INSURANCE AGENT Personal Lines CSR Must be licensed N.C. agent. All inquires kept confidential. ***** A.D. Guy Insurance...
Company Confidential culpeper, VA, 22701
Accounts Receivable/Front Office Clerk Needed in Culpeper Area. F/T. Duties incl. Answering phones, invoicing, accounts receivables, bank dep., and day to day office operations. Thorough knowledge of Quick Books 14, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook req. Send resume to, ***** As Posted in the Culpeper Star Exponent...
Odessa, 79764
Clerical Position available immediately for Payroll Assistant must pass drug and alcohol test, clean criminal record. Company provides health insurance and life insurance. Please apply in person at 2421 W. 49th St., Odessa, Texas. Intersection of 49th St. and West County Rd....
City of Bristol, Virginia Treasurer's Office Part-Time General Clerk. A minimum of two years experience with manual bank statement recon, proficient with Excel & Word, experience with receiving cash payments and balancing a cash drawer. Submit a resume to ***** EOE As Posted in the Bristol Herald Courier...
Bookkeeper Needed. Position requires experience in accounting to include: accounts payable and accounts receivable, payroll, cash handling, income statements and bank reconciliation. Organizational skills are a must. Must be good with computers and people. Please send resume with salary requirements to: *****....
Employment Opportunity American Crane & Equipment Corporation, (, a growing equal opportunity international manufacturer of overhead material handling equipment, located in Douglassville, PA, has an opening for the following position: Accounting Administrative Assistant Full-time position requires a detail oriented, self-motivated, flexible professional; data entry skills w/a...
Busy Apartment Complex seeking Assistant Manager. HS. Dip/GED preferred. Must have good communication, computer skills, able to multi-task and is organized. Salary plus monthly bonus and yearly vacation. LAKEVIEW APARTMENTS 1600 Dale, NO PHONE CALLS...
INSURANCE AGENCY BROKER / MANAGER Established insurance agency based in Nassau County seeks experienced licensed agent to lead a retail agency. Please email resume in confidence to ***** Text JAX15658093...
Posting date: June 9, 2014 Job Title: Operations Finance Manager Number of Direct Reports: 5 Position Summary: Partner with the Site Leader and Operations team to achieve business goals and ensure timely and accurate reporting of financial results for a $500M manufacturing, distribution and service business. Manage 5 direct reports. Key Responsibilities: · Promote teamwork and manage and develop f...
While other companies have a freeze on hiring or laying off we are actively searching for qualified individuals. The Northwestern Mutual Financial Network offers a personalized approach to uncovering financial solutions tailored to each client's individual needs. Financial Representatives with the Northwestern Mutual Financial Network provide expert guidance and innovative solutions to help meet a...
General Overview: The Director of Accounting holds the key leadership position within the CPWM Oakland Accounting Department and is responsible the overall management and daily operations of all accounting services including Sales Audit, Inventory Accounting, Accounts Payable, Inventory Control and General Accounting. The position will report directly into the Corporate Controller’s group and will...

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