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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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Cost Accountant Antigo, WI $55-70,000 An internationally recognized leader in the research and development, manufacture, and distribution of capital equipment and processing systems serving both the food and non-food industry, poly mesh fabric bags, fence materials and erosion control supplies. one of Wisconsin’s Top 75 privately held companies, located in Antigo, WI, is currently looking for an e...
Looking to fill a bookkeeping position with an individual with a background in commercial construction. Knowledge of job costs, project management software, QuickBooks, project administration, multi-state taxation and commercial and multi-family projects is a plus. Capital Projects Construction is a growing regional general contractor based in Frisco and operations throughout the southeast US. We...
Our client is seeking a Commercial Collector in St. Louis, Missouri (MO). Responsibilities: Under general supervision, the Senior Credit/Collection Specialist provides administrative support in the collections process. Prepares outstanding accounts reports and gathers credit and/or reference information. Maintains database by entering, updating, and retrieving data, as well as formatting and gener...
Bookkeeper/Barley Buyer Monte Vista, CO 6 month contract $10-13/hr Must have minimum of one year buying experience in a manufacturing environment. Must be computer literate. Must have the ability to deal with vendors in a professional manner, including negotiating contract pricing. Must be able to work with minimum supervision and work overtime if needed. This position will enter data into compute...
Responsibilities Individual Contributor Role Description: Performs a variety of activities (may be technical in nature) in support of the functional processes, programs and/or services. Work may include compiling and analyzing data, creating reports, providing information and/or recommendations regarding function specific policies; tracking of processes & activities. May be involved or lead in sma...
Adams Group, a fast paced, rapidly growing company is looking for an Accounts Payable professional who is ready to hit the ground running. Accounts Payable reports directly to the Controller and is responsible for a variety of Accounting tasks including, but not limited to: Processing and preparing all invoices Entering and reconciling credit cards Maintains all account payable reports and spreads...
We are seeking an Administrative Assistant in St Louis, MO. Responsibilities: Provides administrative support to Quality Improvement/Medical Management department. Schedules appointments, gives information to callers, and takes dictation. Composes memos, transcribes notes, and researches and creates presentations. Administers programs, projects, and/or processes specific to the operating unit serv...
Financial Services consultant positions available for Middle and Back office such as Financial Analyst, Business Analyst, Operations Support, Settlement Clerks, Client Service Representatives, Brokerage Operations, Project Managers, Mutual Fund Ops, Corporate Actions, Data Analyst, Research and Documentation Assistant openings. Staffing firm recruiting for top financial companies in Westchester Co...
Compliance- Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Consultant Our client is a premier financial services institution that provides a wide range of services worldwide to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth individuals. The AML Investigations team will execute investigations based on Client On-boarding; Maintenance; Transa...
Our client is seeking an Operations Analyst/Planner in Kansas City, MO. Principal Responsibilities (including Technical Responsibilities where appropriate) - Coordinate and manage weekly forecasting meetings with department heads and finance to ensure accuracy of current forecast and assist in resolving conflicts. - Coordinate with business line finance team to audit financials of the Clinical Sup...
FP&A Consultant- Large Financial Firm Our client is a premier financial services institution that provides a wide range of services worldwide to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth individuals. The Financial Control Group (FCG) is responsible for overseeing the accounting and financial and regulatory reporting...
Local Company is looking for a Collections Representative. Must have experience in third-party collections. This is a temp-to-hire position, $10/hour, and will be Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday from 2:30pm-9:00pm, and Thursday and Friday from 8:30am-5:00pm. Job Purpose: Protects and recovers organization's assets by monitoring accounts; collecting delinquent accounts. Duties: * Prevents losses by...
Business Systems Analysis- Compliance Division Our client is a premier financial services institution that provides a wide range of services worldwide to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth individuals. Overview: The OneKYC Program has been created to migrate from a multiple-policy program organized by line of...
FCCI is proud to be an established leader in the property & casualty insurance industry. We currently write business in 18 states and are expanding our territory through controlled and stable growth. We maintain a strong local presence in the regions we serve and value our relationships with agents and policyholders. We are looking for employees who share our values of loyalty, integrity, vision,...
Job Purpose: Secures revenue by verifying and posting receipts; resolving discrepancies. Experience working in Syspro is preferable, but not a requirement. Duties: * Posts customer payments by recording cash, checks, and credit card transactions. * Posts revenues by verifying and entering transactions form lock box and local deposits. * Updates receivables by totaling unpaid invoices. * Maintains...
Pershing Yoakley & Associates (“PYA”) is seeking qualified candidates to join our growing team of public accountants as a Tax Staff Accountant. As a member of our talented team, the successful candidate will serve as a cohesive team member who consistently demonstrates high integrity and reliability within a professional environment. For more information about Pershing Yoakley & Associates, please...
Play a vital role in the customer banking experience at Chase! As part of JPMorgan Chase, a leading global financial services firm, Chase has over 5,600 locations where our bankers build relationships with customers by providing them with products and services to meet their ever-changing needs. The Personal Banker is a branch based sales and service position whose primary goal is to help customers...
Global Consolidation Manager- Corp Finance Division Our client is a premier financial services institution that provides a wide range of services worldwide to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth individuals. Position Summary: The RIS Consolidation Manager is responsible for the global consolidation of financia...
ABOUT US: Competent Systems, Inc. is a leading IT enabler headquartered in Atlanta providing a broad range of Information Technology (IT) solutions for corporations, business and individuals across the country. We are looking for aggressive HR Executive and Accounting personnel’s for our office located in Alpharetta Georgia. Competent Systems is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We celebra...
Click Here to Apply Online Job Description Blast Fitness is seeking a full-time AP Analyst for our Corporate Headquarters in Auburndale, MA. General Responsibilities: - Provide expense analysis by club (month-to-month spend, and trends) - Expense analysis for national, multi-unit company - Review and approve general operating expense invoices - Monitor AP aging reports - Set up checks to be printe...
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Size of Industry in 2006:
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006

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