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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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State Insurance Fund Vacancy Notice INV 14-02 Posting Deadline: August 15, 2014 TITLE: Special Investment Officer(Fixed Income Portfolio Manager) SALARY GRADE: NS (M/C)DEPT/DIST OFFICE: Investments WORK LOCATION: NYC JURISDICTIONAL CLASS: Exempt New York State Insurance Fund: The New York State Insurance Fund (“NYSIF” or the “Fund”) is a self supporting state fund that provides workers’ compensati...
Company Confidential Moorestown, NJ, 08057
Job Purpose: Oversee the financial operation of a small business operation by developing and implementing systems for collecting, analyzing, verifying, and reporting financial information. Duties: * Achieves accounting operational objectives by contributing accounting information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews; preparing and completing action plans; implementing production, pro...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Construction Project Accountant Stamford, CT Full-Time $35,000 - $50,000 Apply Apply Construction Project Accountant Stamford, CT Full-Time $35,000 - $50,000 Apply Job Details Are you an accountant who has had some exposure to the construction industry ? We are a general contractor who specializes in civil co...
Job ID: 10039 Location: Van Buren Township MI USA - Van Buren Township, MI - One Village Ce - 1125 Relocation Provided: None Education Required: Bachelors Degree Experience Required: 3 - 5 Years Position Description: This position will report to Manager - Federal Tax and will complete corporate tax returns, and assure compliance with federal, state and local tax laws and regulations. In this posit...
Position ID:32657 Position Title:Senior Auditor Min Education Desired:Bachelors Degree Travel Percentage:10-25% Relocation:No Job Summary:Imagine working for a company that truly cares about their employees, customers, stakeholders, and communities they serve. Imagine working for a values-driven organization that has the ambition and desire to be the best global insurance company in the world. Zur...
SUMMARYUnder minimum supervision, performs accounts payable, account receivable, and accounting functions for Pegasus Steel and subsidiaries according to established procedures or as directed by the Controller or the CFO. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESInclude the following. Other duties may be assigned. Processes approved checks daily upon special request or in accordance with schedule prep...
Regional Finance Systems Manager for Commodities Trading Group Permanent Position in Stamford, CT A commodities trading group in Stamford, CT is seeking a Regional Finance Systems Manager to support the finance and treasure organization and requirements of multiple trading platforms. This role involves multiple business platforms under the same financial architecture with stakeholders spread globa...
USIS, an Altegrity company,is a leading federal security solution provider that supports National Security initiatives around the globe for over 15 years with more than 6,200 employees working in all 50 states and overseas. We offer state-of-the-art solutions in Construction Surveillance, Intel Analysis, Physical/Personnel/Facility Security, Investigative Analytics, Security Analytics, Counter-Sur...
Our client, a Real Estate company located in Berwyn, is seeking a Senior Property Accountant for a direct-hire position. The individual in this role will be supporting a Real Estate Property Manager and Developer to provide assistance to the Residential Controller in the following areas: Daily/Monthly Duties: • Review Trial Balance, Balance Sheet, Income Statement and General Ledger on a monthly b...
Job summary Assists in day to day operation of customer credit. This includes accounts receivable, collections, billings, as well as assisting in determination of customer credit worthiness. Summary of Essential Job Functions Assist in establishing appropriate customer credit limits taking into consideration customer risk and commercial considerations. Work with both internal and external customer...
We are seeking an outstanding support professional for a high profile Staff Accountant role. Our client is a non-profit organization that has been around for 10 years. Due to this growth and activity, they are looking to bring on capable staff to support the accounting and finance team. This position offers a team driven and collaborative work environment combined with the opportunity for growth a...
Our client is a high profile, multi billion dollar, established, public company in Miami with an outstanding reputation and a very large and cutting edge internal audit / risk advisory department. Ideal candidate for this role, will have 5-7 years audit experience in a Big Four or national accounting firm / consulting / advisory practice and/or in combination with a large, complex company’s (>$1 b...
Position Summary With general direction and working within established guidelines and with predefined limits of approval, the Credit and Collections Specialist performs a wide variety of credit and collections functions and also is responsible for related activities. Principal Responsibilities * Enters customer service agreements into the Company's data tracking systems. * Receives and reviews inf...
Cost Analyst Job Description Troika Solutions, LLC is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business headquartered in Arlington, VA. Troika provides world-wide advisory services to private and public sector clients across numerous industry sectors, including manufacturing, logistics, information technology, fuel services, staffing, training and more. Our focus on a full integration of resources e...
We are a $1.2B diversified industrial company with operations in more than 25 countries. We provide the advantage of working in a large company with the agility and variety of a small company. Learn about us and explore our career opportunities to see where you can grow and lead. If you're looking for a unique, exciting career with variety and potential for growth, we offer challenges and extraord...
Contribute to the overall success of the team by developing a thorough understanding of methodologies and tools to enhance service delivery; keeping team members informed of work status; actively seeking assignments when unassigned; proactively seeking opportunities to provide tax services; challenging traditional procedures used in the past; and attempting to find new approaches. To qualify, cand...
Description Heffler, Radetich & Saitta L.L.P. is a medium sized CPA firm founded in 1942. We employ approximately 70 full-time professionals, including partners. We specialize in financial accounting and auditing; tax return preparation, compliance and planning; health care including third-party reimbursement, cost report preparation, reviews and appeals; investigative accounting; performance audi...
Position Summary: The Commercial Finance Credit Analyst is responsible for underwriting small, medium and large ticket commercial loans and lease transactions for material handling and commercial truck products. As a Commercial Finance Credit Analyst, you will make your mark by: Analyze and decision retail/lease offerings within analyst’s approval limits. Make recommendations to management based o...
We are only as good as our people and our people are GOOD! How good are YOU? Do you have what it takes to join one of the most dynamic and entrepreneurial marketing teams in the industry? Are you ambitious, energetic and inspired by opportunity? If you are, you might be a fit for our team! Who are we? Today, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company is the world's largest marketer of branded consumer lawn an...
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