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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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Our client is hiring for a temp to hire Billing/AR Specialist job opportunity in the Independence, Ohio area. The Billing/AR Specialist job qualifications include having effective interpersonal skills to help with problem solving. Responsibilities include standard billing practices, invoicing, reconciliations, etc. The individual must have strong Excel skills; they are looking to hire very quickly...
Position Description: Identifies high potential areas of growth, improved profitability, or efficiency gains to target for evaluation. Provides input for prioritizing efforts. Takes initiative and works independently to conduct special studies to analyze complex financial data; prepares recommendations for policy, procedure, control, or action plans to achieve growth, improved profitability, or ...
Position Description: Do you have experience with PD Subrogation claims? If so, Infinity’s Property Damage Adjuster/Bodily Injury Claims Specialist is an outstanding career choice in our Casualty Department. This opportunity analyzes claims and negotiates settlements of attorney represented and non represented BI/UM claims . Within this dynamic environment we are currently offering an opportuni...
Our client is hiring for a temp-to-hire Collections/AR Specialist job opportunity for a growing company in Barberton, Ohio. You must have at least five years of business to business collections experience in a manufacturing setting. You will be responsible for collecting on delinquent accounts, credit analysis and other accounts receivable duties. The hourly pay for this position starts at $14 per...
Position Description: Are you looking to advance your career with a great company? If so, we are looking for you! Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. is currently looking for an experienced professional to fill the Legal Billing & Collections Coordinator position in our Kansas City office. This role will include the following responsibilities: • Prepare and review invoices in customized formats as re...
An Accounts Receivable Specialist job in the Indianapolis, IN area is open for an immediate start through Accounting Principals. Qualified candidates will have a minimum of three years of experience in A/R working with more than 100 customers/clients/open accounts. You will be responsible for the effective management, analysis and problem resolution of the company’s outstanding accounts and the ap...
Accounting Principals is currently interviewing Accounts Payable Specialists for multiple positions in the Boston area. These positions are great opportunities for candidates with 3 – 5 years experience processing accounts payable invoices including uploading system processing, and review for accuracy. Experience should also include: 3 – 5 years experience in a large complex corporate setting E...
One of my best clients is looking to add an experienced audit professional to their Akron, Ohio office. The up-and-comer will have public accounting experience, sharp personality, ability to multitask, and ambition to grow within the organization: *****...
Our global publicly traded Energy client is searching for a Sr. Financial Analyst with at least 6 years of experience in Corporate Financial Planning and Analysis and an MBA. The qualified candidate needs to be able to interpret large amounts of data resulting in important and useful information regarding goals for the group. This is not an accounting role! This role reports to the Director of FP...
Our client is hiring for a contract Collections Specialist. A qualified candidate will have two years' of progressive, business to business collections experience. Our client is a growing technology product / service provider, with a portfolio of 5,000+ customers and 70% of their business concentrated in the 30 largest customers. The position is temporary to hire. Collections Job Duties: - Call ...
A Patient Collections Representative job in Golden, CO is immediately available through Ajilon Professional Staffing. Do you have at least two years’ of collections experience within the healthcare industry? Do you enjoy working in a fast paced and challenging environment? If you answered "yes" to both of those questions, I want to talk to you! My client is a leader in the spine and orthopedic ind...
At Accounting Principals we specialize in the placement of finance and accounting professionals. Our client is looking to fill a temporary Data Entry Job in downtown Seattle. The company is one of the fastest growing companies in Seattle, has a local reputation for great internal and external customer service, is a fast paced environment that is filled with dynamic individuals, and has an overall ...
Our client within the construction industry is hiring for a Staff Accountant job in Indianapolis, IN. You must have a minimum of three years’ experience in this role and proficiency with the Microsoft office suite. You will work collaboratively with the Operations Leaders, Regional Accounting and Corporate Accounting, providing a full range of high level accounting support. An excellent and compre...
Our client is hiring for a temporary Accountant job opportunity for a growing company in the Independence, Ohio area. The main responsibility will be handling monthly accruals and account analysis. You must have strong Excel skills, with a strong attention to detail, and experience with SAP is preferred. The hourly rate for this position is starting at $14 per hour. Accountant responsibilities in...
2013/2014 GRADS- GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR EXPERIENCE! MULTIPLE ROLES! Established and well known organization is looking for a temporary employee to add to their exciting team. MUST HAVE ADVANCED EXCEL EXPERIENCE! INTERNSHIP EXPERIENCE A HUGE PLUS! MUST BE A 2013/2014 GRADUATE WITH ACCOUNTING OR FINANCE DEGREE Potential for T-PERM ( for right candidate) Turkish, Greek, Czech, Dutch, Japanese, H...
Our publicly traded Oil & Gas client in Houston, Texas is searching for a JIB Manager! The qualified candidate will have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting with 10+ years of solid and focused JIB experience including 3+ years of supervisory experience. Strong COPAS knowledge required. You must enjoy a fast-paced, team work oriented environment! This is a friendly group of professionals who know how...
We have a direct hire job opportunity for a Senior Sales and Use Tax Accountant in Houston, TX. This is an excellent opportunity to join a team oriented tax group with a good work life balance. This position will be responsible for preparation and filing of complex multi-state sales and use tax returns. Senior Sales and Use Tax Accountant job responsibilities include: - Prepare and file complex ...
Accounting Analyst Job in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida Our client is looking to hire an experienced Accounting Analyst candidate to work in the Palm Beach Gardens, Florida office. Candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or relevant experience, SAP or large ERP system experience is a PLUS, MUST have advanced Excel Skills, and self-motivated. We are looking for strong communication ski...
Accounting Principals is hiring for a temp-to-hire Legal Billing Coordinator job opportunity for a growing law firm in downtown Cleveland, Ohio. You must have at least two years of legal billing experience. You will be responsible complicated billing, working closely with partners as well as clients and collections. The hourly rate for this position is starting at $15 per hour. The Legal Billing ...
Our client is hiring for a contract Senior Credit Analyst job in Indianapolis, IN. You must have a minimum of two years’ experience in this role of credit analysis, collections and / or AR. You will be responsible for assessing creditworthiness and analyzing financial documentation from both inside and outside sources. You will also help to minimize Company risk and maximize sales. The salary for ...

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