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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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Our client in Tempe is currently seeking a dynamic Cost Accountant to join their team on a permanent basis. This successful candidate will be responsible for preparing and analyzing financial cost information to provide accurate and relevant information to management for review and decision making. The candidate will also be responsible for developing cost standards for material and labor, coordin...
Are you a talented and results-driven CPA looking to advance your career by joining a prestigious local firm? This position is an outstanding growth opportunity providing excellent compensation and great benefits. The position also offers the ability to work with a fantastic, professional team contributing in a full-time capacity to a premier Black Hills organization with excellent tenure! * Curre...
Job Description: Due to expansion within the company, the Accounting Department is searching for 2 additional Accountants to manage the Accounts Receivables and Payables process. These positions will create an opportunity for you to learn, advance your accounting skills and enjoy coming to work everyday. Excellent benefits. Salary up to $45K. We are an equal employment opportunity employer and wil...
Job Description: Need a qualified accounting coordinator who can process accounts payable and accounts receivables. Will utilize QuickBooks. Great working environment in a dynamic company. We are an equal employment opportunity employer and will consider all qualified candidates without regard to disability or protected veteran status. You can view all of our jobs online at http://www.appleone.com...
Job Description: A well established client of ours in the South Bay has an immediate need for an Accounts Payable specialist. The opportunity is now available because one of their employee's is retiring. Our client utilizes Oracle 11i and their ideal candidate will have recent Oracle system experience. Clear and concise communication skills are important to be successful in this position. Having a...
Job Description: Our client is growing and they have a long term opportunity for an Accounting Clerk. Their office headquarters is centrally located to 880 and 92 highways. The company offers a professional environment and great benefits once full-time. In this Accounting Clerk role you would be responsible for directing all accounts payable /receivable functions and processes. Managing collection...
Job Description: This Billing Clerk Position Features: ? Great Pay to $37K This is a great role for someone who thrives on being a successful Billing Clerk. The role of the Billing Clerk is a newly created position and we are currently seeking a flexible and multi-tasking individual. This is an energetic workplace and the right candidate will provide the appropriate support in our team-oriented en...
Job Description: If you have been LOOKING FOR A SIGN to take your career to the next level I just might have it for you! I am on the hunt for 2 Tax Managers with career focuses in Individual Trust & Estate and/or Corporate Tax Partnerships. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity for 2 special people to quickly advance on a partner track with an organization that will not drive you into the groun...
Job Description: This Sr. Acct Position Features: This High Level Accountant Position Features: ? Great Pay to $65K Terrific opportunity for a professional individual ready to move ahead in a great career. As a Sr. Accountant for this prestigious Food and Beverage Production company, you will be responsible for: Review of financial reports and statistics Audit financial management information repo...
Job Description: This Accounts Payable Position Features: ? Great Pay to $55K Great opportunity for an Accounts Payable Professional This organization is searching for their next great staff member to come in and assist them with Accounts Payable. Company offers free lunch on Wednesdays, team building exercises and fitness gym on site! Will be responsible for utilizing Oracle 11i, A/P Inventory an...
Job Description: Great opportunity for a hard-working individual ready for the next step in their career. Position is available due to promotion of last person. As an accounting clerk you will be responsible for assisting with A/R, A/P, payroll processing and bank reconciliations. This person must have the ability to multi-task and work in a faced paced environment. Top compensation and a rewardin...
Job Description: This Accounting Professional Position Features: ? Growth Potential ? Central Location ? Great Benefits ? Great Pay to $69K Are you looking to build your skill set with a dynamic company in a rapidly growing industry? Does working on multiple projects and managing deadlines fire you up for the day? Are you fun, bright, and eager to join an exciting office culture? We are looking fo...
Job Description: This Account Executive/Accountant Position Features: *Great pay of $75K+ *Great benefits and bonuses *Amazing atmosphere & culture *Work for one of the best CPA firms Experience Required ? MUST have Accounting background/experience ? MUST have experience in Entertainment Industry ? MUST have experience working with touring for high net worth individuals ? Computer literate ? Micro...
Job Description: Amazing Senior Level Accounting opportunity in an established and growing entertainment & finance firm in Los Angeles! This Company is a leading entertainment conglomerate and studio, with business divisions encompassing film production, investment, distribution and exhibition. Job Duties and Responsibilities Include: Preparing journal entry Prepare financial statements Assisting...
Job Description: This Multi-Family Property Accountant Position Features: - Pay up to 85K - Great company with awesome opportunity for growth - Great culture and benefits - Multi-family experience a MUST! - Office building experience a MUST! - YARDI a MUST! Job Requirements QUALIFICATIONS: ? Bachelors degree in Accounting or similar field ? Minimum 3-5 years experience in Multi-Family real estate...
Job Description: Santa Fe Springs, CA: Front Office Receptionist/AP Clerk: Will be responsible for covering the front desk area, responsible for Accounts Payables such as receiving invoices, match the invoices to packing slips, enter information into the system, check runs are on Wed, match invoices to paperwork, print, give to owner for signing of the checks and will then mail them out. Will be t...
Job Description: Orange County CPA firm offering excellent opportunity for a Senior Accountant. We are a dynamic, growth-oriented firm with upward career track potential. Apply to join our team! Job summary: Location: Los Alamitos, CA 90720 ? Industries: Accounting, Auditing and Tax Services ? Job Type: Full Time Employee ? Experience: 3-5 years working for a CPA firm ? Education Level: B.A. Degre...
Job Description: Company Overview: The company is a financial institution looking for an experienced Residential Loan Processor to join their dynamic team. The company has been established since 1987 and is leading the way in the industry. Job Overview: Perform the duties required to process requests for 1-4 Family Residential Real Estate loans. Ensure that all loan documents are verified includin...
Job Description: Immediate need for real estate closer seeking a busy law firm. Previous real estate closing experience handling closings from start to finish will be keys to success in this well-known organization. Apply for this great position as a real estate closer today! We are an equal employment opportunity employer and will consider all qualified candidates without regard to disability or...
Job Description: An amazing General Contracting company wants you to start right away! This individual needs to be able to do all aspects of accounting/bookkeeping, working with banks, bonding companies, and insurance companies. An outgoing individual who has passion for the job and the company, somebody who wants to be there for a while is ideal. This person should be looking for a career there a...
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006

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