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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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ACCOUNTANT Olmsted Products, a division of The Oilgear Company, seeks a mid-level accounting professional for our Traverse City, MI location. This position will be responsible for conducting the division accounting functions including A/P, A/R, GL entries and reconciliations. Assist with monitoring costs and cost variances. Record purchases that require payment of use tax & complete quarterly us...
ACCOUNTANTS Positions available for an Audit Supervisor and a Tax Supervisor. CPA license and 5-10 years experience. CPA firm experience preferred. Growth opportunity for individuals with strong technical and leadership skills. Generous compensation & benefit package. Send cover letter and resume to: ***** or Catanese Group, 307 State St, Johnstown, PA 15905 No walk-...
Seeking reliable receptionist with a strong work ethic and multi-tasking ability to work F/T• M-F (8:30-5:30 Or 8:30 -3:30). Experience preferred: clerical work, law office or other office, MS Office. Local and Serious Applicants Only. Fax resume to (405) 579-0140 or email: ***** This job listing brought to you by The Norman Transcript...
Loan Assistant Norman Office/OKC Office Hours M-F 8-5 Send Resume or Visit www.vbank.com see full job description on our website Valliance Bank 1501 24th Ave NW Norman Ok 73069 Member FDIC EOE/M/F/V/D This job listing brought to you by The Norman Transcript...
PENN CAMBRIA SCHOOL DISTRICT IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR Payroll/Employee Benefits Specialist. 12-month full-time position available December 2014. Minimum 2-year accounting/business-related degree or equivalent required and 3-5 years computerized payroll and benefits experience preferred. Experience in Pennsylvania K-12 payroll and benefits a plus. Successful candidate must possess excellent o...
ACOUNTANT-Minmum Requirements: Associates degree or equivalent accounting experience, however BS Degree in accounting preferred. Extremely Helpful to have worked in Non Profit environment. Position responsibilities in include at least auditor support and up to staff auditor. significant travel required. Salary commensurate with experience and/or education. Send resume to Managing Member, ...
University & Community Federal Credit Union is seeking a Member Service Manager. This is a full time position that requires availability of Monday through Friday 8:00 am - 5:30 pm. Responsibilities include: supervision of 15-20 employees, scheduling for all branches, opening new accounts, training, normal teller tasks and other duties as assigned. Financial institution and some management expe...
AUDITOR for CPA firm. Accounting degree, 3-5 years Audit/IT/Accounting experience required. CPA preferred. Send resume to P.O. Box 818, Joplin, MO 64802 or email ***** This job listing brought to you by The Joplin Globe...
STAFF ACCOUNTANT. Midcon Cables seeks a team oriented individual to fill a position in its Accounting Department. This is a full time position, and responsibilities include: Prepare and process journal entries Prepare monthly bank reconciliations Assist with month-end close and account reconciliation Process Account Receivables invoices and cash receipts Review and complete job closings Prepare fi...
USA Tank manufactures and constructs customized, above-ground bolted and welded storage tank systems worldwide. USA Tank is headquartered in Anderson, MO and due to business growth is currently seeking the following candidates for full-time employment. Accounts Payable Clerk Successful applicants must be able to perform the following responsibilities: Perform the day-to-day processing of accounts ...
This position is located in our VA, Chesapeake facility Performs financial analysis and reporting in order to monitor finances associated with business operations. 1. Responsible for various financial functions such as budgeting, auditing, forecasting, and analysis. 2. Collects and reviews financial data from various sources. 3. Creates, maintains, and updates financial databases and spreadshe...
Inventory Control Specialist/Accounting Bryant & Stratton College Online Education is seeking a Bookstore Inventory Control Specialist for our Orchard Park, New York location. Responsibilities include assisting the Bookstore Operations Supervisor with inventory control, month end accounting and reconciliations, purchasing and master book list maintenance, website order fulfillment, inventory rece...
COLLECTOR An industry leader is currently seeking a Collector to join our Buffalo, New York office. Candidates must have excellent verbal communication skills, and be willing to work in a high performance, goal-driven culture that emphasizes quality and execution while striving for employee development. Are you service-minded, detail-oriented, highly organized, and an analytical thinker? Do you e...
ACCOUNTING Clerk with prev exp for Newport Hotel Group in Middletown, RI. Duties in A/R & A/P. FT. Great wages, benefits, & 401K. Please apply at: newporthotelgroup.com...
McCormick & Company, Incorporated, a global leader in flavor, is seeking a full time Plant Controller in its US Industrial Group (USIG) condiment plant located at 3425 Lathrop Street in South Bend, Indiana. The US Industrial Group is comprised of 4 US based plants (Atlanta (GA), Irving (TX), Hunt Valley (MD) and South Bend (IN)) along with 1 international plant located just north of Mexico City, M...
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Auditors Louisiana Department of Natural Resources Dallas, TX The Louisiana Department of Natural Resources, Office of Mineral Resources, seeks two auditors to conduct on-site audits of oil and gas companies. Position is domiciled in the Dallas, Texas area. Extensive travel both in and out of state is required. Applicants must possess a baccalaureate degree with twenty four (24) semester hours in...
INVESTMENT OPERATIONS SPECIALIST Company Callan Associates Inc. Location San Francisco, CA Position Type Full Time Experience See below for details Education See below for details Investment Operations Specialist sought by Callan Associates Inc. in San Francisco, CA. Duties: Monitor & direct asset flow for capital calls, rebalancing efforts, & fund inflow or outflow for various investment st...
Company Confidential Worcester, MA, 01605
BOOKKEEPER - Mid-sized construction firm seeks individual with 5+ years bookkeeping experience. Responsible for all bookkeeping functions with strong accounting background. Small office atmosphere located in Worceser. Please submit resume with salary history to *****...
Company Confidential Houston, TX, 77036
HC124533: M. Street Homes LLC Houston, TX See Below To Apply Accountant: Responsible for accounting, finance, forecasting, strategic planning, costing, deal analysis & negotiating private & institutional financing. Perform budgeting/forecasting with complex/dynamic financial models. Strategic analysis on resource utilization, tax strategies, & assumptions underlying budget forecast. Maintain d...

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