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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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Accounts Receivable Working Supervisor Mag Instrument, Inc. a highly successful manufacturer of quality consumer products has an immediate opportunity for an Accounts Receivable Working Supervisor to join our future-oriented enterprise. The Accounts Receivable team is responsible for posting all customer remittance and handling customer disputes within the credit and collection policy. The Account...
Finance Manager Macon Ga Business Services Information Services Finance / Accounting - Budgeting / Cost Control Full-time United States - Georgia - Macon The Compensation Base Salary - $80,000 - $84,900 Benefits - Full Relocation Assistance Available - No Commission Compensation - No Bonus Eligible - Yes Overtime Eligible - No Interview Travel Reimbursed - No Candidate Experience 5+ to 7 years of...
Finance Manager Macon Ga Business Services Information Services Finance / Accounting - Budgeting / Cost Control Full-time United States - Georgia - Macon The Compensation Base Salary - $80,000 - $84,900 Benefits - Full Relocation Assistance Available - No Commission Compensation - No Bonus Eligible - Yes Overtime Eligible - No Interview Travel Reimbursed - No Candidate Experience 5+ to 7 years of...
Finance Manager Macon Ga Business Services Information Services Finance / Accounting - Budgeting / Cost Control Full-time United States - Georgia - Macon The Compensation Base Salary - $80,000 - $84,900 Benefits - Full Relocation Assistance Available - No Commission Compensation - No Bonus Eligible - Yes Overtime Eligible - No Interview Travel Reimbursed - No Candidate Experience 5+ to 7 years of...
Company Confidential Culver City, CA
Controller Overview: We are seeking a Controllerto oversee accounting and financial coordination for a medium-sized company operating within the Creative, Marketing, Social Media & Web Services industries. The controller will be responsible for maximizing financial returns and minimizing costs by establishing financial policies, procedures, controls, reporting systems and recommendations. We offer...
Accounts Payable Supervisor Opportunity in Omaha. This is a 3-4 month contract role. Supervises specialists performing accounts payable activities. These activities include processing invoices, posting entries to general ledger, reconcilements, timely and accurate payment processing to suppliers, maintain supplier database, handle 1099 and other tax related filings, monitor aging reports, and main...
Job Description: Adecco is currently assisting a local client in their search to fill an Accountant II job in Gainesville, FL. This is a temporary opportunity. As a Accountant you will be responsible for accountable for recording the cost of newly-acquired fixed assets (both tangible and intangible), tracking existing fixed assets, recording depreciation, and accounting for the disposition of fixe...
General Summary: Daily prepare and process Accounts Payable & Accounts Receivables. Twice monthly process Client Invoices, Inspector Payments and Employee Payroll. Make Collections calls. Provide customer service to clients, staff and vendors. Misc. accounting and analysis functions. Experience using MAS90, JD Edwards, and ADP systems preferred. Strong 10 key and Excel skills required. The Company...
Do you have what it takes to be part of a growing firm that is expanding into the Orange County are? TAG Family CFO has opened its third location and is looking for a Client Relationship Manager to start building a team of client associates to service TAG's Orange County clients. TAG is looking for a person who has a corporate accounting or finance background at the manager level. TAG Family CFO p...
THIS ROLE IS BASED IN MIAMI FLORIDA: This role will focus on Managing investment banking project execution as a team leader. The ideal candidate will have extensive previous financial analysis experience within investment banking and has worked on deals in the $200mm-$500mm range. Responsibilities: Primary focus will be infrastructure project finance, but might participate in other type of investm...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Senior Cost Accountant Portland, OR Full-Time $85,000 - $110,000 Posted 4/17/2014 Andrew Maloney is recruiting for this position. Email your resume to Andrew Apply Job Details Senior Cost Accountant - Manufacturing - Forecasting - SAP Top Reasons to Work with Us 1. Industry leader. 2. Expanding Division. 3. Great o...
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Inc. seeks a Manager, Inventory Control for the WHV Operations department. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES Responsible for management and oversight of inventory accuracy across multiple vendors to ensure purchasing decisions can be made with the best possible information and inventory values are properly reflected in financial statements. Manage WHV’s Liquidation and Recycling...
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Inc. seeks a Supervisor, Demand Planning for the Sales Planning & Analysis department. The Demand Planning Supervisor will be solely responsible for proactively creating and managing the demand plan for an assigned account. They shall build, maintain and report the demand plan for select customer(s) requiring the leveraging of communication, quantitative analytic, p...
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Inc. seeks a Senior Analyst, Inventory Control for the WHV Operations department. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES Identify and correct inventory balance inaccuracies (Finished Goods). Clear failed 861, 867, and 856 iDocs (Finished Goods). Manage the Physical Goods Destruction Process (North America). Report on and manage Key Metrics in area of responsibility. Prepare for and p...
Company Confidential Irvine, CA, 92606
Irvine based homebuilder is seeking an assistant controller or accounting manager responsible for day-to-day accounting functions of the company. Minimum 7 – 10 years experience, accounting degree, and at least 3-5 years in the homebuilding industry a must. Candidate should be motivated, organized and have good communication skills. Responsibilities Include: · Supervision of accounting staff · Mon...
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Inc. seeks a Senior Analyst, Inventory Control for the WHV Operations department. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES Identify and correct inventory balance inaccuracies (Finished Goods). Clear failed 861, 867, and 856 iDocs (Finished Goods). Manage the Physical Goods Destruction Process (North America). Report on and manage Key Metrics in area of responsibility. Prepare for and p...
Junior Financial Analyst needed for a contract to hire opportunity with Yoh's client located in Shelton, CT The Big Picture - Top Skills You Should Possess: - Input and track Purchase Orders - Prepare month end Journal entries Etc. - Research actual and forecast variances What You'll Be Doing: - Input and track Purchase Orders in Oracle for Infrastructure organization - Code invoices by applying a...
-MM042206 Accounting Specialist 6 Month Contract Possible Right to Hire Enfield CT Bachelor's Degree (4-year) Accounting (required) Accounting 5-7 years of experience. Advanced computer-skills—including proficiency with various spreadsheet and database software/applications. Extensive knowledge of internal and industry-specific rules and regulations. High degree of competency in interpreting and a...
If you are looking for a challenging environment with career growth and personal and professional development opportunities, this role is for you! In this role, the Accounts Receivable Manager will be responsible for, but not limited to, coaching, planning, monitoring billing, invoicing, performing bank and account reconciliations, and posting lockbox or ACH payments in a high volume and fast pace...
The Sutter West Bay Region supports our affiliated hospitals, medical foundations and private practices to function as one team - all working together as an integrated delivery system spanning from Lakeport to San Francisco, sharing best practices and delivering better value to our patients. The 7 acute care hospitals that make up the Sutter West Bay Region are as follows: California Pacific Medic...
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Size of Industry in 2006:
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006

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