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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: A Kforce client, a stable Firm with Offices in Clearwater, Florida (FL) is looking for a Accounting Assistant; reconciliations in a permanent capacity! This person will provide corporate level reconciliations, matching bank statements, balance sheets, and accounting operations as they relate to reconciliations. This role's focus is reconciliations and would be best suited for som...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Sr. Financial Analyst for their St. Louis, MO location. This is a great opportunity but a temporary position with this company. Responsibilities: Review Area and Global analytics and develop Divisional performance highlights. Support Global Commercial business decision support initiatives Support Global overhead analysis and forecasting/planning. Review an...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client, a healthcare firm with offices in Tampa Bay, is looking for a Senior Financial Analyst to work closely with the manager of finance, and a team of financial analyst professionals. This person will be heavily involved in reporting, planning, and analysis. Some of the duties include, but are not limited to; performing forecasting and analysis of data in the areas of cost...
RESPONSIBILITIES: A Kforce client in Ann Arbor, MI is looking for Administrative Support to assist in high volume, technical filing and sorting of key materials. Job description This could require using a barcode scanner to add UPCs to an Excel spreadsheet, pushing product product carts, utlizing various filing systems, sorting media products, speed and accuracy. REQUIREMENTS: 1 years experience f...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Project Administrator in Chicago, IL. This is a great opportunity. This positions duties include but are not limited to: You will be responsible for accomplishing the project objectives You will plan, coordinate, implement and finalize projects according to the specifications and deadlines, all while keeping the project within budget You need to define the...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client in Deerfield Beach, FL is looking for 2 credit analyst. These candidates will be required to/responsible for: Analyze customer financial condition and authorize customer credit lines Minimize bad debt risk, maximize accounts receivable collections Assist with order management Reconcile customer statements/billings, Communicate credit department and company payment poli...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client in Cincinnati, OH is seeking an Accounts Payable Assistant for a temp to hire position. This person will be solely focused in accounts payable. The position will be responsible for invoice entry, coding, printing reports, scanning, and filing. REQUIREMENTS: Ideal to have at least 1 year AP experience Strong data entry skills Attention to detail Any relevant education a...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce is searching for a Senior Accountant on a temporary to hire basis for a company in the Coraopolis area of Pittsburgh. This professional will be responsible for the following duties: Prepare bank deposits as needed. Review Payables activity to ensure accuracy of data, proper project reporting, and compliance with company policies. Assist collections effort as needed with AI...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Accounts Receivable / cash application specialist for their Boca Raton, FL location. This is a great opportunity but a temporary position with this company. This position is required to/ responsible for: Processing of cash receipts Process requests to correct misapplied payments Assist with month end A/R close process Process credit and debit adjustments i...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking an AR Cash Posting specialist for their Boca, Raton location. Job Scope: This position is primarily responsible for the following Accounts Receivable functions; cash application, research and investigation of unapplied payments, issuing credit and debit memos, accounts receivable reconciliations and month-end close activities using various automated tools an...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Tax Senior for their Clearwater, FL location. This is a great opportunity for a full time position with this company. Job Duties: Tax seniors are responsible for tax compliance, associate development, management of client relationships, and some direct client contact. Seniors are expected to competently handle a wide variety of tax compliance issues Tax se...
We are currently looking for a highly motivated Sr. Financial Analyst- FP&A, who will be responsible for financial planning, reporting, consolidations, ad-hoc, partner with GM to understand their P&L, Cost Drivers, and areas for savings. This position includes heavy analytics and financial modeling and international travel (less than 10%). This is a division with in a large global leader that does...
Quickly growing real estate company located in North Scottsdale is seeking a Technical Accounting Manager to join their team! This is a great opportunity for a high-performing individual to add value in a successful organization with significant exposure to executive leadership! The Technical Accounting Manager is responsible for performing accounting research under GAAP and reviewing accounting f...
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American Specialty Health, Inc. is seeking an experienced Sr. Financial Analyst. This position serves as a financial business partner to the Company’s operations teams and will be highly involved in the development of annual budgets and quarterly forecasts for various lines of business and operating departments. The role will also involve the preparation and analysis of financial statements for bo...
Position Description Responsible for profitable growth of small commercial Property/Casualty and Workers Compensation business through proper selection, classification and pricing of risks within assigned territory/industry. Evaluates commercial business for risk acceptability - matching price to exposure, loss frequency and severity for profitability, and rating plans/modifications for renewal re...
Japanese-English Bilingual Accounting Manager Kamerycah Inc. is a Japanese-American food supplement company with customers in more than 20 countries. Our company goal is to provide best products to improve Quality of Life for consumers all over the world. We are currently seeking a professional, quick thinking, computer savvy Accounting Manager with considerable hands on accounting experience. Thi...
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IACP Certified Auto Appraisers Needed Nationwide! Excellent Pay: $60.00 - $125.00 per hour. (Spanish speaking candidates preferred but not required.) www.houstonautoappraisers.com is looking for IACP Certified Auto Appraisers to staff our client’s requirements for major cities throughout the United States. We are expanding to your local area. P&C or All-Lines Licensed Insurance Adjusters are neede...

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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006

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