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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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ATR International has been a leader in the staffing industry since 1988, placing professionals in the industry's most innovative companies. We currently have an exciting opportunity for an Accountantwith one of our important clients. Position Information: Job Title: Accountant Location: MCALLEN, TX Duration: 5 Months Compensation: DOE Contact Information: Luise Sanchez: ***** Job Descrip...
TONI&GUY Hairdressing has an opening for a Financial Aid Coordinator to work in our Scottsdale, Arizona Academy location. We are looking for an upbeat, positive go-getter to facilitate accreditation and federal funding.A detail oriented self-starter with the ability to multi-task in a dynamic environment is a must! The successful candidate will be reliable with excellent follow-through skills. The...
POSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for the accurate and timely performance of a wide variety of general accounting tasks associated with the monthly accounting close, and daily, weekly, monthly and annual management reporting. ESSENTIAL DUTIES: 1 Perform Bank Reconciliation. Record and verify accuracy of cash journal entries. 2 Prepare, reconcile, and report unclaimed property 3 Audits and reconciles v...
Hisense USA Corporation is looking for a candidate to join our finance and accounting division. Requirements for this position are 5+ years of accounting experience, especially with strong account receivable and customer negotiation skills. The main responsibilities will include (but are not limited to): ü Reconciliation: Reconciles payments details with general ledger for each payment from custom...
Extraco Banks is seeking an Accounting Specialist to join its growing team. This accounting professional will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following duties: Education & Experience: High School Diploma or GED required. Bachelor’s degree preferred Proficiency in Microsoft Excel 1+ years of accounting or banking experience Responsibilities: Process wire transfers efficiently and accura...
The Collection Bankruptcy Specialist collects delinquent accounts that have been forwarded by Medline's Accounts Recievable Collectors and Supervisors. The position is responsible for collecting A/R from accounts that have ceased operations, filed Bankruptcy, or otherwise failed to pay Medline as agreed while keeping collection costs to a minimum. It is the duty of the Specialist to maximize inter...
Major direct client is looking for a SOX Compliance Senior Analyst for their San Francisco, CA location. This is a 6 months contract assignment. Qualifications: Minimum: Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Business Minimum of 3 years of accounting or auditing including public accounting experience which includes experience performing SOX-related compliance procedures Background in internal controls...
POSITION SUMMARY: This position is primarily responsible for maintaining, preparing and transmitting biweekly payrolls, sales tax filing/account, and a variety of roles related to general accounting as needed. ESSENTIAL DUTIES: 1 Payroll: Maintain and update Payroll/timekeeping systems. Prepare and transmit biweekly payroll. Perform payroll journal entries, reconciliations, analysis, and various r...
Staff Accountant Large publicly traded service company North of Boston has an opening for a Staff Accountant. The Staff Accountant will have 1-3+ years of G/L accounting. This position is located within company headquarters and offers professional development and advancement opportunities. Job Description - Reconcile local bank depository and A/R sub-ledger accounts to the GL - Prepare and execute...
Job Title: Senior Financial Analyst Job Number: 13167 Location: Denver, CO Compensation: DOE Assignment Length: Contract Please speak with George Estepp for more information Description: Create, setup, and maintain overall cost accounting/tracking structure for large construction projects Complete financial variance analysis for projects assigned Analyze project purchases orders and Invoices for c...
Frontline Source Group - temporary staffing and direct hire firm – is looking for a Bilingual Accounts Payable Clerk for our Dallas, TX client on a contract to possible hire basis. Responsibilities: Receive and verify invoices and requisitions for goods and services Verify that transactions comply with financial policies and procedures Prepare batches of invoices and enter such invoices following...
As a Manager Trainee you are on the fast track to management starting out in our customer service role while learning the consumer loan business from the ground up. Additional responsibilities: Traveling within a regional area to receive training from experienced branch managers and district supervisors Developing and maintaining customer relations Providing exceptional customer service Achieving...
Summary: Assist the Manager of Financial Reporting with gathering support and preparation of financial information for the monthly financial close, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) reporting & compliance, integration activities related to acquisitions and other special projects as assigned. Assist the Manager of Financial Reporting with certain monthly close functions. Essential Duties and...
Job Description: This Loan Modification counselor Position Features: ? Flexible Hours ? Good working environment ? Great Pay to $38K Immediate need for Loan Modification Counselor seeking flexible hours, rewarding position and top pay. Loan Modification Counseling and Loss Mitigation experience will be keys to success in this prestigious organization. Bi-lingual Spanish a plus. Will be responsible...
Experis Finance, in partnership with one of our clients in Madison is seeking a local, highly qualified Financial Process Improvement Advisor for a contract engagement starting ASAP. In this role you will: Assess financial operations, financial reports and financial systems Develop financial statements, policies and procedures in accordance with GAAP Advise management on ways to improve financial...
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Mentor company has an immediate need for an Accountant! We are looking for someone with 3-5 tax experience - CPA or EA is a plus. Salary is around $50K but could be more for the right person. Please submit resumes for consideration!...
The growing and dynamic team at Caregiver Services Inc is looking for a Support Service Clerk/ Poster. The Support Services Clerk would be responsible for the daily posting of all payments received by CSI either by mail or through the lockbox. They would review and resolve accounts showing credit balances in a timely manner. The ideal candidate will have at least two years of related experience or...
CALLING ALL 2010-2013 GRADUATES!!!! PeopleShare has an entry level opportunity with a well-known major mutual fund/ investment company in Oaks PA. Terrific chance to get your foot in the door and jump start your career! We are seeking recent college graduates looking to start their career off in a stable, growth-filled organization with many advancement opportunities. This entry level position off...
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006

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