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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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Enterprise Holdings, the parent company of Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Rent-A-Car and Alamo Rent-A-Car, currently has an entry level Staff Account position open. Gain real-world business, accounting, and financial training that will teach you all aspects of financial management pertaining to running a successful business. Our program fully prepares you to become a Business Manager of your own...
Our fast growing client is looking for a Senior Internal Auditor to join their team. The Senior Internal Auditor will be a part of the growing Internal Audit organization within the company and will be a big part of decision making processes. The Senior Internal Auditor must have the following qualifications - 2-4 years' public accounting experience and/or at least 2 years in an internal audit rol...
Description: Accounts Receivable/Payable Clerk Accounts Receivable/Payable Clerk Job Purpose: Obtains revenue and pays invoices by verifying and completing payable and receivable transactions. Accounts Receivable/Payable Clerk Job Duties: -Prepares work to be accomplished by gathering and sorting documents and related information. -Pays invoices by verifying transaction information; scheduling and...
At Accounting Principals we focus on the placement of finance and accounting professionals. Our client, in Northgate is looking to fill an Accounts Receivable Clerk job on their growing team. This company has a wonderful atmosphere and great mentorship. The ideal candidate will have heavy experience with reconciliations, a positive attitude and professional communication skills. This is a long-ter...
Seeking a strong Accounts Payable Specialist. In this role, the Accounts Payable Specialist will be responsible for processing high-volume, manual invoice processing (13,000 to 15,000 per month) with in Oracle. Experience with Oracle would be preferred (we use R12). This person must have attention to detail while keeping to productivity targets (100 invoices per day per processor). Qualified candi...
Our client in the Irvine area is looking for a Tax Manager who can manage the preparation and review of tax returns, account analysis, compliance, sales and use tax, property tax, unclaimed property and business license reconciliations and tax reporting for a long term contract assignment This Tax Manager will be responsible for: Ensuring all tax deadlines are met, tax audits and sales and use tax...
ATTENTION: IN ORDER TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, YOU MUST GO TO OUR COMPANY WEBSITE AND APPLY ONLINE @ www.laborbank.com. A full job description is posted on our website. See below for a brief overview. Service is our Business - Banking is our Trade United Labor Bank is a commercial community bank offering personalized services and products to meet the demands of today's small and medium-sized busi...
CPA Firm located in North Orange County. Providing peace of mind to small & mid-size businesses with accurate and on-time delivery and easy to understand language. Working in a very pleasant and friendly atmosphere where attitude counts. We are looking for tax and accounting professionals that are wanting to help provide outstanding customer service and value-added services above and beyond report...
Accounts Receivable Analyst Full Time Brookdale - 6737 W. Washington Ste. 2300 Milwaukee, WI 53214 The Accounts Receivable Analyst will provide customer service and support regarding the daily, weekly and monthly accounts receivable functions to internal and external customers under the direction of the Accounts Receivable Supervisor. A career with Brookdale has never been more rewarding. As a sen...
Accountant needed for a contract opportunity with Yoh's client located in Bridgewater, New Jersey. The Big Picture - Top Skills You Should Possess: - Month end close process - Reporting financial results What You'll Be Doing: - Assist in the monthly closing process by completing items required to effectively close the books (booking journal entries, etc). - Assist in the complete process of prepar...
Company Confidential Painesville, OH, 44077
Our client is the leading global manufacturer and marketer of automotive appearance and performance products. The business has revenues of approximately $300M, is highly profitable, and has a presence in over 50 countries with 30% of its sales outside of the United States. They have established a global team comprised of nearly 250 people. The Company’s global supply chain is highly efficient with...
The Distribution Specialist will be responsible for the distribution of payroll and AP checks to property locations, distribution of mail, distribution of faxes and handle employment verifications. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand? Hilton Worldwide is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to ex...
What Farmers Insurance has to offer you: A Career Opportunity in a virtually recesion proof Industry Opportunity to own your business and control your destiny Virtually Unlimited Earning Potential Strong Portfolio of Insurance and Financial Services products Building Equity in your own business Excellent Training in all facets of the business Long-term Career and Financial Security Freedom to set...
Commercial Account Manager – San Francisco, California Insurance brokerage has an immediate need for a commercial account manager. Position manages middle market construction accounts. Producer is a well-established expert in this niche. Great book of business with long term relationships. POSITION: • Manage assigned book of business • Middle market construction accounts • 20-25 accounts / book is...
Senior Financial Analyst needed for a contract opportunity with Yoh 's client located in Houston, Texas. Top Skills Should You Possess: - CPA - Public Accounting What You'll Be Doing: - This is a hands-on role working closely with the Cost Accounting Manager, Order Management, Operations and Billing to properly recognize revenue and cost of sales. - Analyze large volumes of transactions to determi...
Accounting Manager needed for a six (6) month contract opportunity with Yoh's client located in Emeryville, CA The Big Picture: - You will be responsible for the continual improvement / revision, implementation and maintenance of financial processes and controls to ensure accurate reporting and adequate controls are in place for SOX and internal control. Furthermore, you will support the Associate...
Financial Analyst needed for a contract opportunity with Yoh's client located in Stamford, CT. The Big Picture - Top Skills You Should Possess: - Bachelors degree in finance - Experience in financial services What You'll Be Doing: - Assistance with Trade Reconciliations and controls, Data analysis and report generation. - Assistance with FX and corporate investment trade confirmations and settleme...
The Foreclosure Specialist will review, submit, and report on mortgage foreclosures and all maintenance fee liens and foreclosures for Condominium Associations, including the legal coordination and follow up. What will I be doing? The Foreclosure Specialist will review, submit, and report on mortgage foreclosures and all maintenance fee liens and foreclosures for Condominium Associations, includin...
A Security Officer with Waldorf Astoria Hotels and Resorts is responsible for ensuring the safety of guests and team members and the security of the hotel and property in the hotelÆs continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand? What began with the worldÆs most iconic hotel is now the worldÆs most i...
CPA Firm needs Part-Time Full Charge Bookkeeper Goodell, Porter, Sanchez & Bright, LLP Part-Time FC Bookkeeping position/Full-Time in Tax Season Compensation: based on experience Benefits: 401(k) plan after 1 year with 3% guaranteed contribution by us. 20% deferral match up to $1,000. 100% of your individual premium for health, vision, and dental insurance after 1 month. $50K life insurance policy...
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006

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