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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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Description Position Summary: Penske Senior Pricing Analyst will provide advanced data support for pricing initiatives, billing team support and ad hoc requests that may come from department leadership. Multiple data sources from diverse data streams will be accessed, collated and analyzed. In addition maintain and develop automated solutions to data collection and process improvement initiatives....
Big Data at AT&T comes with big opportunities for innovation. With access to one of the largest and coolest data sets available, youll gain insight into the way consumers think, feel and act. And together, well turn that knowledge into innovative solutions that change the world, day in and day out. The selected candidate(s) will be responsible for implementing, improving, supporting and leading th...
ASUS Computer International (ACI) is looking for a driven individual who is up for a challenge in their career. The ideal candidate for this position has to be a quick learner, bring a positive energetic attitude, and would like to grow with a rapidly expanding company. This position offers continuous variety of learning opportunities. ASUS is the world's top 3 consumer notebook vendors and the ma...
Job Description: Reporting to the AD Billing, Payments, and Profile, the Billing Lead Manager will oversee billing projects and assist in driving ideas to develop innovative projects for eServices. This position plays a key, integral role in providing the details and focus needed to assure an optimum experience for online desktop and mobile Billing projects/enhancements, thus facilitating the abil...
General Objectives: * Assist Controller in strengthening the internal controls, finance and controlling processes and functions. Internal Auditing: * Conduct internal audits to ensure compliance, accompany, consult and train KG Finance staff to implement audit recommendations effectively. Review and follow up of internal & external audit comments as required. Group Accounting: * Conduct ad hoc rev...
We are working a highly reputable not for profit client in New York, New York to fill a temporary Grant Accountant job. This individual will be responsible for post validation activities surrounding Federal, State and Local grants. The Grant Accountant job responsibilities include: -Analyzing federal, state and local grant contracts to determine allowable vs. non-allowable expenses -Analyzing and...
Multiple Accounts Payable jobs are available right now courtesy of Accounting Principals in Cypress, TX! If you have at least two years’ experience in accounts payable dealing with purchase orders then you might be the perfect candidate for these amazing opportunities. If you are looking for a temporary to hire position that will provide one on one training your first month there then please conti...
People Incorporated Abingdon, VA, 24210
Staff Accountant People Incorporated of Virginia is accepting applications for a Staff Accountant. Responsibilities will include cash management, accounts receivable, account reconciliation, etc. The successful candidate will have 3 - 4 years accounting experience, excellent computer skills, excellent written and oral communication skills, a valid driver's license, and a good driving record. A Bac...
Infinity Associates LLC has been retained by our client to search for the following position. Medical Billing Office Leader Purpose: Maximizes revenue by establishing, implementing, and controlling billing collections systems; supervising staff. Provides entrepreneurial spirit and attitude in order to grow organization. Duties: · Accomplishes billing and collection objectives by selecting, orienti...
Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly gr...
LINE OF RESPONSIBILITY: Reports directly to the Controller, Nasco Modesto Division. REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES: Management · Supervise staff ensuring all work diligently at their jobs and use their time efficiently, with a minimum of visiting with other staff. Plan, assign and direct work. Direct staff as to proper handling of problems, questions, and other matter. Direction of fill-in work when worklo...
The Counselor acts as a trusted advisor by providing empathetic, complete, concise, and appropriate financial education and counseling to clients by identifying their unique financial situation and providing referrals and/or recommendations to assist in short and long term resolution of the issues and support in reaching their financial goals. Communicates clearly and honestly with clients in a co...
GENERAL LEDGER ACCOUNTANT – Weatherford, TX COMPANY OVERVIEW 1845 Oil Field Services, based in Weatherford, TX, provides one-call transportation, logistics and supply chain management solutions to North American oil field operators. It manages one of the largest equipment fleets dedicated to proppant transportation supported by a modern 24/7 live dispatch operation center and industry-leading logi...
PRIMARY OBJECTIVE OF POSITION: Maintain accounting records for individual, trust, foundation and partnership accounts. OUTCOMES: Acts as a team player by partnering with, and providing leadership to, others in the department to ensure accurate and up-to-date client records as needed for client accounting and financial reporting. Works collaboratively with Client Service, Investment Administration,...
Position Summary Responsible for managing the corporate billing function, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll and cash management. This position is responsible for the company’s mission, vision and goals along with the day-to-day execution of accounts payable, accounts receivable, customer billing and payroll. Position ensures that service level commitments are met; that the Company’s b...
EEG Info, an industry-leading alternative health organization, is looking for an Accountant/Bookkeeper. We are a small, dedicated team who takes pride in making a dramatic difference in the lives of our clients across the country and around the world through a network of clinical offices we support. We are a family owned business working in an encouraging, healthy, comfortable working environment...
Job Description: Are you detail oriented, have a strong numbers sense and have experience with collections? If so, one of Santa Barbara's most sought after companies is looking for an experienced Collections Analyst to join their team! In this role you will act as a liaison between on behalf of customers, sales representatives, and credit staff regarding credit lines and customer requests! Perks i...
Job Description: This Commercial Loan Specialist Position Features: ? Work For A Family Oriented, Reputable Organization ? Be A Key Contributer ? Accessible Location With Plenty Of Parking Immediate need for an experienced Commercial Loan Specialist seeking work for a family oriented, reputable organization, be a key contributer and accessible location with plenty of parking. 3+yrs recent prior re...
Job Description: This growing company is looking for a professional and detailed oriented Bookkeeper who has a minimum of 5 years experience working as a Bookkeeper. The primary responsibilities include preparing financial statements and reports, including the profit and loss statement and balance sheet, reconciling bank accounts and distributing money within departments, conducting invoice activi...
Budget Coordinator Budget Coordinator (Rockville Centre, Long Island). Responsible for preparation, analysis & presentation of monthly & annual operational budgets & review of their implementation. Review operational budget and financial plans. Work with company’s accountants to coordinate fiscal allocation of funds and coordinate budgets preparation. Summarize monthly budgets and submit recommend...
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006

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