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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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Hi, This is Sri with VFSS. We are looking for Contract Book Keeper / Accountant for our firm. Please email resumes to *****. Location: Rockville , MD Duration: contract (3-6 months) Hours per week : 40 hours We are a rapidly growing IT services firm with a history of success. The ideal Accountant must be able to demonstrate excellent communication and problem solving skills in a...
RiverStone is a global insurance industry leader specializing in the acquisition and management of insurance portfolios. With highly skilled insurance specialists employed in the US and Europe, RiverStone has amassed unrivaled industry and regulatory experience, and is the recognized market leader in the resolution of complex insurance claims arising from APH (asbestos, environmental, and mass to...
Company Confidential San Antonio, TX, 78249
Dynamic and growing company in San Antonio is seeking a Staff Accountant with an expertise in Accounts Receivable. This candidate will possess excellent general ledger and reconciliation skills, as well as, strong time management and organizational abilities. Other job duties include: · Assisting with month-end close and financial statement preparation. · Reconciling all company bank statements...
CHShas an exciting opportunity in our Processing and Food Ingredients Division. We are looking for aProduction Managerto manage manufacturing and maintenance operations of our Soy Protein Processing Facility. You must be detail oriented with excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, have the ability to multi-task and problem solve. You will: Ensure work practices and procedures ar...
Posting Date: 09-13-2014 Job Location: 6600 N Military Trail, Boca Raton, FL 33496 County: Palm Beach Job Id: 1133174 Responsibilities: The Consultant, Lead Finance for FP&A in Management Information System finance is responsible for helping to manage all aspects of financial planning and analysis related to Information Technology for OPEX, CAPEX and G&A, including Annual Operating Plan, stra...
CHShas an exciting opportunity in our Processing & Food Ingredients Division. We are looking for aQuality Assurance & Food Safety Managerto join our growing team. You will manage, develop and administer the Food Safety policies, GMP and HACCP programs for the facility to ensure regulatory and industry compliance. You must be detail oriented with excellent communication skills, both verbal and writ...
CHShas an exciting opportunity. We are looking for aManager of Rail Servicesin our Grain Marketing division. You must be organized, detailed oriented and able to multi-task in a fast paced high-volume environment while supervising people and prioritizing tasks. You will be serving both internal and external customers. You must have excellent customer service skills, as well as very effective commu...
CHShas an exciting opportunity in our wholesale Crop Nutrients group. We are looking for an energetic self-starter to become our newAccount Managerin the Heartland Region. You will establish CHS as the preferred supplier within the states of Missouri and Kansas. You must have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, and be customer focused with the ability to build long-lasting bus...
Summary Responsible for various cost accounting functions such as interfacing with various divisions, departments and the production floor in order to analyze and report various aspects of plant performance Responsibilities: Maintaining Cost Accounting System Update product cost in SAP system as requires Assist Cost Accounting Manager in analyzing: Monthly production variances Manufacturing...
POSITION PURPOSE Primary responsibility is the joint execution of the Unified Revenue Organization’s (URO) Service Management Framework (SMF) with URO leadership and revenue management leadership in multiple Regional Health Ministries. Functions as liaison between operating regions, RHMs, and all functional areas comprising URO central operations (Proactively interacts with URO Senior Leadership,...
THE OPPORTUNITY: • Support underwriters and agents in accessing the breadth of our products and markets • Bind risk, post the invoice and process technical data into ConceptOne as well as other on-line formats. • Screen renewal applications, perform some of the underwriting and prepare the quotes for underwriter approval • Maintain producer files including distribution of marketing brochures a...
Job Description Are you interested in boosting your career in a lucrative industry that provides opportunity for growth, success, and stability? HUB International Limited offers challenging career opportunities, promotes employee growth, supports continuing education, and offers competitive salaries. We provide a strong career track for those wishing to gain a stimulating position and interested ...
Due to departmental and company growth, Norgren Inc., currently has a Compensation Analyst position open in our Americas headquarters in Littleton, CO. We are looking for someone with 3 to 5 years of compensation experience, This position offers you the opportunity and working with, international compensation issues, (US, CA, MX, BZ), and having you work , one on one, with line managers and execu...
About Alcoa Alcoa is the world's leading integrated aluminum company, providing jobs to 61,000 employees across 31 countries. Since inventing the modern-day aluminum industry more than 120 years ago, Alcoa innovation has been behind major milestones in the aerospace, automotive, packaging, building and construction, commercial transportation, consumer electronics and industrial markets. Aluminum ... is looking for a professional, hard-working individual with payroll, bookkeeping and/or accounting experience. If you find rapid change exhilarating, and if you have the desire to succeed, this job is for you! Incentive Program – Paid Travel and Mileage – Work from Home Auditors in training will earn $35,000 to $40,000 annually. Senior Auditors will be paid a salary of $45,000 t...
ACCOUNTING & PAYROLL ADMINISTRATOR The Stark Area Regional Transit Authority (SARTA) is looking for professional applicants for the position of Accounting & Payroll Administrator. This position requires Associates Degree in Accounting or Finance. Bachelors Preferred The successful candidate must possess experience in all areas of accounting. Applicant must also be able to pass a Pre-employment...
Real estate management firm in Tyson's Corner seeks an Accounts Payable Specialist with Deltek CostPoint experience to fill an immediate opening. Perform accounting and data entry tasks related to the efficient maintenance and processing of accounts payable transactions. Position Summary: - Review invoices and check requests - Sort and match invoices and check requests - Set invoices up for p...
Bookkeeper/Accountant Manufacturing company seeking a bookkeeper/accountant to replace long-term accountant set to retire. Responsibilities/requirements · • Accounts payable/bill payment · • Accounts Receivable/collections · • Workers Comp/business insurance · • Payroll and check registers · • Work-in-progress · • Prepare journal entries · • Process sales tax payments · • Great Plains ex...
Larson Financial is a nationwide planning and investment advisory firm that exclusively services the financial needs of physicians and dentists. We are looking for highly ethical and tenacious individuals to become a part of our rapidly expanding team. Larson Financial is a faithful and integrity-driven company. Our comprehensive approach to financial planning offers unique solutions for doctors f...
Company expansion has opened up a position in Oklahoma. This position includes use of a company vehicle and starting salary from $34,000 to $45,000, depending on education and experience. 20% overnight travel required. Territory comprises about half of Oklahoma, however, 80% of all work is in Oklahoma City. Infinity Insurance Solutions is a Premium Auditing company established in 1988. Our compan...

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