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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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At Kohl’s, we’re always looking ahead to creating the next great thing. Since 1962, our people have been our biggest asset and every great thing we do is thanks to the great people we hire. Do you love. . . researching laws and regulations? Are you energized by. . . supporting policy and procedure changes? Do youenjoy. . . communicating and educating on compliance? The Regulatory Compliance An...
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 Achie...
Job Description: AppleOne is excited to have joined forced with a Accounting Firm in search of a detail-oriented Active Tax Accountant, CPA in the West LA area. Would you like to work for a family-type company with great stability, and great benefits? The ideal Active Tax Accountant, CPA candidate would be someone who comes from a recent CPA firm, has 5+ years of experience in Taxations, stabilit...
Job Description: AppleOne is currently seeking a General Ledger Accountant for our client located in the West Sacramento area. This position requires you to work in a fast pace environment where accuracy is key! Position Details: ?Must have General Ledger account reconciliation experience including researching and resolving differences ?3-5 years accounting experience ?Experience processing j...
Job Description: Bilingual Spanish Account Services Representatives - NEEDED ASAP! Local company is seeking a Customer Service Representative that has 2+ years experience to move into a collector role. Must have strong communication skills with the ability to read from a script and answer questions in regards to products and warranties?. Being able to adjust during difficult conversations and kn...
Job Description: AppleOne is seeking AP/AR Clerk for client in Sacramento area. JOB SUMMARY: Primary job responsibilities are production of billing statements in a variety of formats and frequencies, posting checks and wires, balancing/auditing accounts and assisting internal staff and external clients with question and concerns. Provide effective communication with clients and staff, while han...
Job Description: This is a Golden Opportunity in a Growing Company! We are currently hiring for full-time Manager position available in an Active Collections Department. The qualified candidate must exhibit a majority of the following leadership characteristics, but not limited to: ? Managing vision for the present and the future ? Ability to identify, hire and develop employees ? Ability to...
Job Title: Logistics Analyst II Location: Framingham, Massachusetts Duties: Provide technical expertise in the assessment and recommendation of temperature controlled transportation solutions used for Global Distribution of GMP products. The position is within the Project Management function of Supply Chain Operations. Work together with Logistics and Distribution sites to introduce & implemen...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking an Financial Analyst in Springfiedl, Massachusetts (MA) to assist business development efforts, such as proposal preparation or client relationship support. Under supervision, this position will: Develop and/or prepare financial models for utility cost of service, rate and charge studies Assist in the preparation of economic impact, cost-effectiveness, a...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce has a growing client that is looking for a talented Director of Revenue in San Antonio, TX. The Director will be responsible for ensuring cash collections meet company targets and that the team is prepared for future growth and challenges. This resource will also oversee a growing team of reimbursement specialists as they assist clients with their billing of services, wor...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking an Auditor in Wilmington, Delaware (DE). Description: Responsible for conducting validation of various work types (marketing creative's across all channels) prior to release into the Marketplace Responsible for facilitating dialogue with stakeholders for any work that does not meet the standards established by Card Services Compliance, Marketing Services...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce has a client seeking a Junior Accountant in Salem, New Hampshire (NH). REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor degree in accounting is preferred 1-3 plus years of related accounting experience Strong knowledge of accounting principles and procedures including accounts receivables Knowledge of computer software systems including word processing and spreadsheets Must have excellent or...
The Experis Financial Institution Business Services Center of Expertise/Practice (Experis FSI COE/Practice) Regulatory Compliance & Reporting Consulting Professionals for upcoming projects with our clients. Consultants at Experis are the driving force for our success and are responsible for delivering service on assigned client engagements within their unique area of expertise. You offer your uni...
Job Description Demostrated leadership skills, excellent verbal and written communication, planning, problem solving, project management and interpersonal skills. Strong assessment, data, analytical, and problem solving skills. Ability to present materials in a professional and concise manner. Knowledge of generally accepted auditing standards and principals including compliance investigation te...
Link to Apply: https://lmi.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=305655&company_id=15575&version=1&source=ONLINE&jobOwner=976083&aid=1 Job Description: Senior Accounting Analyst GENERAL SUMMARY: LMI is seeking a Senior Accounting Analystto providebusiness operations and internal controls management to support a federal agency’s real property/asset management program loc...
POSITION: Currently seeking to hire a part-time temporary ODP Specialist to work 20-25 hours per week for 4 months at our Main Branch in Alcoa. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:High school diploma or GED and qualifying experience in related fields required. The employee filling this position must possess an aptitude for numbers and the ability to communicate effectively with diverse members. This position...
Through its people and brands, CNH Industrial delivers power, technology and innovation to farmers, builders and drivers all around the world. Each of its brands, including Case IH, New Holland Agriculture, Case and New Holland Construction, FPT Industrial, Capital, and Parts & Service, is a major international force in its specific sector. As the Financial Sales Manager (FSM) you will support an...
The Experis Financial Institution Business Services Center of Expertise/Practice (Experis FSI COE/Practice) is seeking highly qualified professionals with experience in Audit/Risk Assessment for upcoming projects with our clients. Consultants at Experis are the driving force for our success and are responsible for delivering service on assigned client engagements within their unique area of exper...
Tired of securities sales? How about the hot trend of real estate investing? HPF provides alternative investment options for investors interested in the world of real estate. We buy, renovate, and sell residential homes using several exit strategies, thus, providing several opportunities to investors – all options providing them with quality collateral. HPF has been buying and rehabbing residen...
CHShas an exciting opportunity in our wholesale Crop Nutrients group. We are looking for an energetic self-starter to become our newAccount Managerin the Heartland Region. You will establish CHS as the preferred supplier within the states of Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas. You must have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, and be customer focused with the ability to build long-last...

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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006

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