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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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Are you a detailed Accounts Payable Clerk who wants to work for a company that values their employees? Are you looking for a company that is growing and is respected in their industry? We are looking for a candidate with strong AP experience who enjoys working in a fast paced environment. Responsibilities include: Process weekly check runs Code invoices to appropriate G/L accounts Work with vendor...
Chase Investment Services - Customer Service Representative I The Investment service centers have a strong reputation of superb customer service. We are a disciplined group devoted to customer service and thrive on winning. We are looking for highly motivated individuals to join our team! Work in a fast-paced call center where associates handle 65- 100 inbound calls per day. Make a difference in a...
We are a firm of young professionals with 7 offices in the Phoenix Metro area. Our firm is experiencing rapid growth in the business community, as well as in the hispanic community. We are looking to fulfill several accounting positions for IMMEDIATE HIRE. Tax prep, Book Keeping, and Internal/External Audit Skills Needed. Main responsibilities -Prepare individual, Partnership, S Corp, and C Corp t...
We are a firm of young professionals with 7 offices in the Phoenix Metro area. Our firm is experiencing rapid growth in the business community, as well as in the hispanic community. We are looking to fulfill several accounting positions for IMMEDIATE HIRE. Tax prep, Book Keeping, and Internal/External Audit Skills Needed. Main responsibilities -Prepare individual, Partnership, S Corp, and C Corp t...
Job Description: Overview: The Compensation Analyst is responsible for a variety of projects which support the strategic goals of the Compensation Department including the management incentive program, annual merit review process, job documentation and evaluation, market pricing and salary surveys. Serves as the primary point of contact for analyzing a wide variety of internal and external compens...
Our client is seeking a Payment Poster Specialist in Fairfax, Virginia (VA). This position is responsible for posting specialty payments and identifying job flow-related issues/discrepancies. This position is also responsible for identifying insurance and patient overpayments and processing them correctly. Duties: Prepares accurate and complete claims/statements for assigned claims or accounts. Mo...
Our client is seeking a Project Manager in Chicago, IL. Duties: You will be responsible for accomplishing the project objectives. You will plan, coordinate, implement and finalize projects according to the specifications and deadlines, all while keeping the project within budget. You need to define the project's objectives, create schedules and oversee quality control throughout the entire project...
CPA/Accounting practice in Melville, NY seeks Full Charge Bookkeeper for their accounting services team. This firm offers excellent compensation and benefits and a very exciting, fasted paced culture. 3+ years of solid, hands-on bookkeeping experience preferably with another CPA firm. Able to handle Payroll and Sales Taxes. QuickBooks experience is essential Able to work well independently with di...
A world class financial services company in Phoenix, Arizona (AZ) seeks a Senior Auditor. The audit group organization consists of 14 audit teams aligned with the business units and staff groups along with a professional practice and quality assurance team and a reporting and regulator relations team. Responsibilities Include: Assist team leaders, senior managers, and senior auditors in accomplish...
INTERPLACE, INC. We are E.O.E Agency striving to find your career path. Our goal is to care and support job seekers in finding the best matched career that will suit their experiences and interests. INTERPLACE specializes in bilingual staffing from full time, temporary, and temporary to permanent job opportunities. Let INTERPLACE help you in finding your career goals! One of our clients, a solid i...
Our client is seeking a Field Administration Support candidate in Houston, Texas (TX). This position will be responsible for supporting full desk recruiters. Job Responsibilities: Enter, repost, and close job orders in Applicant Tracking System Update client and candidate information including credit checks, client agreements, and placement requests in Applicant tracking System Submit contract req...
Our Client is looking for a Supply Chain Management Specialist in Fort Worth, Texas (TX). Duties and Responsibilities: Monitor supplier performance standards by analyzing key performance indicators (KPIs), and recommending a related action plan Monitor cost of products, quality of products, and delivery schedules Assist in developing PSCM Strategy as needed Gather and analyze business and market i...
Our client is seeking an Office Services Administrator in New York, NY. This role will be responsible for ensuring that their office services are of high quality and that they operate flawlessly. Some major duties will include: Office relocation project (the firm will be moving offices this summer) Overseeing the mailroom Overseeing the copy room Order, maintain, and stock supply inventory & pantr...
Our client is seeking an Auto Claims Adjuster in Somerset, New Jersey (NJ) Job Summary: Very high paced environment with key performance objectives that must be meet including length of time on call, time spent in after call work, transfer call percentage, etc. Core hours are 8am until 5pm. Schedule may vary by candidate. Overtime is offered. Under direct supervision, handles minor property/casual...
Our client is seeking a Revenue Accountant in Fort Worth, Texas. Responsibilities: Ensure calculation and payment of oil and gas revenue is made timely and accurately for assigned area Ensure related general ledger accounts are reconciled and provide variance explanations when necessary for financial and management reporting Answer revenue questions for interest owners, partners and customers in a...
Are you a strong strategic planner? Do you enjoy forecasting, financial modeling and consider yourself a strong financial analyst? Would you like the opportunity to work for a cutting-edge, cloud-based company on the verge of something big? Here’s your chance to become a key team member with an up and coming online lender. LendKey Technologies, a cloud-based lending company, is seeking a Strategic...
Kforce is seeking an A/P Analyst in New York, New York (NY) for one of our premier clients. Kforce is a professional staffing and solutions firm providing flexible and permanent staffing solutions in the skill areas of technology, finance and accounting, and healthcare. We have been matching job seekers and employers since 1962 and are committed to "Great People=Great Results." Job Responsibilitie...
Our client located in the New York City and is currently looking for a Payroll Specialist The ideal payroll specialist will have experience working with ADP Enterprise and will have processed semi-monthly, bi-weekly payroll. Also the payroll specialist will be responsible for imputing employee payroll changes into ADP Enterprise. Also the payroll specialist will process time and attendance using A...
A Kforce client located in New York, New York (NY) is in need of a Staff Accountant. Job Description: The staff accountant will provide management with information via account analysis and financial statement preparation. Responsibilities of the staff accountant will include recording of monthly revenue, bank reconciliations, balance sheet account reconciliation, and ad hoc projects. Qualification...
We are currently looking for Call Center Representatives in the New York, NY area who can demonstrate and take pride in our core values: customer centric, unstoppable in pursuit of excellence, hungry for innovation, honor commitments, and value an open and honest work environment. This is a great opportunity for energetic, customer service professionals. If you are interested and qualified, apply...
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006

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