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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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Financial Representative MassMutual We are currently looking for successful individuals to join our team. We pride ourselves in recruiting intelligent, professional, motivated people who are looking for a career that offers independence, performance based compensation and the ability to impact lives. As a Financial Services Representative, you'll have the ability to set your own schedule and defin...
GENERAL SUMMARY This position is responsible for providing accounting support in the Accounts Receivable and Job Costing. This position must have excellent organizational and customer service skills. JOB FUNCTIONS · Maintain and organize accounts receivable and job costing reports. · Maintain and organize accounting files. · Process client billing in Sage Master Builder and Wide Area Workflow. · R...
Immediate need for small Boston Corporate office. Lead 2 person team in full cycle accounting process. Participate in transition to paperless system and work closely with Controller and CFO. Must have proven success in real estate industry and expertise in MRI or Yardi....
Our Client in Milpitas (Large Public Company) has an immediate temporary need (3-6 months, possible temp-to-perm) for a Financial Analyst to support an R&D Organization. To be successful in this role must have accounting knowledge including CAPEX budgeting and fixed assets accounting (this is a key requirement), SAP (preferred), clarity (preferred) and that is self-driven, motivated and very high...
Company Confidential Oklahoma City, OK, 73149
Local electronics contractor seeks full charge bookkeeper who is experienced with Quickbooks. Duties to include A/R, A/P, G/L, bank reconciliation, sales tax,tax estimates, financials, P&L, payroll, federal and state tax reports. Assist with phones as needed and various other accounting duties. Person should also be experienced with some HR functions such as health and casualty insurance, 401k rep...
I am looking for an accounting specialist for city of Lampasas, TX. Must have clean background and be able to pass drug test. Pay is &17-19 depending on experience. Must have at least 3 years experience. Hours are 8-5 Monday through Friday, some Saturdays Accounting software used is JDE, Kronos and Excel. If qualified, please go to our website at: and create account and attach res...
Johnson & Johnson companies are equal opportunity employers. SENIOR PLANNER-1162140522 Description McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division of McNEIL-PPC, Inc is currently recruiting for a Senior Planner located in Lancaster, PA. McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division of McNEIL-PPC, Inc markets a broad range of over-the-counter products, including TYLENOL® acetaminophen products, ZYRTEC® and BENADRYL® all...
Business Description Commercial Banking serves more than 24,000 clients nationally, including orporations, municipalities, financial institutions and not-for-profit entities with annual revenue generally ranging from $20 million to $2 billion, and nearly 35,000 real estate investors/owners. By partnering with the firm’s other businesses, including, treasury services, investment banking and asset m...
Our client is a small growth oriented, privately held organization in the mid cities area and they are looking for a Senior Accountant to join the organization. Position reports directly to the CFO and is a full-cycle accounting position. Our client offers great work life balance and pays 100% of employee medical premiums. Ideal candidate will have: Bachelors degree in Accounting from an accredite...
Our client in the downtown San Francisco area is growing rapidly and is need of extra support! If you’re a rockstarPayroll Manager, this may be the position for you! In this dynamic role, the Payroll Managerwill be supporting the Fiscal Services and Human Resources team at various capacities. More details of the position can be found below. You will be working in an empowering environment and gain...
WellPoint is one of the nation's leading health benefits companies and a Fortune Top 50 company. At WellPoint, we are working together to transform health care with trusted and caring solutions. Bring your expertise to our innovative culture where you will have the opportunity to make a difference in people’s lives, and to take your career further than you can imagine. Actuarial Analyst or Analyst...
Prepare draft invoices for review and prepare final invoices for mailing. Participate in the implementation of centralized billing Input all data related to client invoicing, analyze time descriptions and maintenance of billing files. Respond to partner/ client inquires and special projects. Attend to client/matter set-up and delegate as applicable. Comply with all scheduled timelines. Communicate...
Looking for a rock-star analyst, who can perform the role of Management Consultant, Financial Analyst and Business Intelligence Engineer, diving deep into all aspects of our business and extracting relevant and actionable insights. Will lead cross-functional initiatives to setup proper accounting, reporting and presentation of financial information, particularly around originally produced and lice...
Overview: Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. is a diverse and decentralized pharmaceutical company that is committed to focusing on our key stakeholders while delivering consistently high performance. Our values provide the overall direction for our company, and provide us with the tools necessary to rise to any challenge by leveraging our collective hard work and effort along with our un...
Manager Finance Pricing - 00405901-37421 Description Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi, is a global company that provides more than one billion doses of vaccine each year, making it possible to immunize more than 500 million people across the globe. A world leader in the vaccine industry, Sanofi Pasteur offers the broadest range of vaccines protecting against 20 infectious diseases....
Sandow Partners is a boutique search firm for accounting and finance professionals. Our client is a Fort Lauderdale based global, multi-billion dollar, public company. They seek candidates at the manager and senior manager or possibly Director level from top tier public accounting firms and /or transaction advisory service practices for an M&A focused accounting manager position. This role require...
Irvine Valley College Accounting Assistant (Part-Time) Closing Date: 07/28/14 Work Schedule:Monday - Friday; 8:30 am - 1:30 pm or Monday - Friday; 1:30 pm - 6:30 pm PLEASE NOTE: In order to be considered for this opening, you must apply through the District website at Summary Description: Under direction from higher level supervisory or management staff, performs a variety...
Transitional Living Services of Northern NY Inc. (TLS) is seeking an experienced Director of Finance to oversee the fiscal responsibilities of the agency. This individual will hold an MBA/MSA and have a minimum of 5 years direct financial experience in a health care field in addition to 2 years supervisory experience. The successful candidate is required to plan, direct, and coordinate the activit...
LMI is a not-for-profit government consulting firm, dedicated exclusively to advancing the management of the government. As a not-for-profit company, we deliver the best value for the government dollar as all revenues support our mission of advancing government rather than to delivering shareholder value. We operate completely free of political and commercial bias, and we are entirely aligned with...
Position Summary ABM is seeking a part-time Billing Coordinator to assist the day-to-day billing operations of a fast paced office. The selected candidate will be flexible and able to work from 8:30am until 5pm, Tuesday – Thursday. Essential Duties Prepares monthly billing for fixed fee, square foot, special service, tag, rebill and cost plus billing for a variety of customers and geographic distr...
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