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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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This position is located in our VA, McLean facility • Support the senior Budget Officer and Comptroller in the areas of budget execution and formulation. • Assist with preparation of the annual budget submissions; providing guidance to directorate and center personnel on technical program and budget matters. • Assist with the review and verify program and budget data submitted by directorates a...
Company Confidential Woodland Hills, CA, 91367
Well established, highly profitable CPA and Consulting firm offers several exceptional career opportunities for professionals who specialize in either Accounting and Transaction Advisory Services, Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) Consulting, Compliance and Risk Advisory Services, and /or IT Audit and Advisory Services. This firm is a great alternative to the excessive overtime, travel and politics of typical ...
This position is located in our MA, Needham facility Support Accounting Manager in all aspects related to the General Ledger. Learn all tasks performed within the department and develop the ability to act as an alternate in each position. Assist in the month end closing process including Hyperion Corporate mapping and reporting. Provide adequate and timely responses to all audits, DCAA, E & Y,...
Financial Advisor (Central Northeast Ohio) Everence Financial has an opening for a financial advisor - base salary plus commission - to help serve clients and grow our business in the Akron/Canton area (Hartville office). As an associate to our advisor team, qualified candidates will have a minimum 3 years experience in investments and insurance business; strong interpersonal skills and sales or...
Accounting Assistant Full time Mon-Fri Online Application at: Click to apply by EMAIL =...
Description: Position Description: If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Challenge yourself, your peers and our industry by shaping what health care looks like and doing your life's best work.(sm) Positions in this function prepare and maintain records of accounts receivable, including receipts, claims and ove...
Company Confidential Somerset, PA, 15501
FINANCIAL ANALYST to prep & analyze fin'l plans, forecasts & reports for Hotels/ motels/ conference centers owned & managed by KMD Hospitality. Job based in Somerset, PA. Send resumes to: Mahendra Patel, 215 Ramada Road, Somerset, PA 15501...
Firm Administration Locally owned CPA firm, Dennis, Gartland & Niergarth is seeking a full-time Firm Administrator. Qualified individual should have a Business or Administration degree and three years' experience desired. Responsibilities include: administrative support for firm management, able to facilitate initiatives or other assigned projects, and able to multi-task. Energetic with excellent...
GARETT COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS STAFF ACCOUNTANT The Garrett County Public Schools is accepting applications for a full-time staff accountant effective immediately. Location: Central Office, Oakland, MD Status: Exempt, Confidential (Non-bargaining) Terms: 12 Months, Regularly 8 hours per day Salary Range: $47,645-$57,048 Commensurate with education and experience Deadline: Until filled A d...
This position is located in our MD, Bethesda facility Performs complex administrative and analytical tasks in support of a contract program. This position will be a key contributor role; ideally, this individual must be a proven leader and have the ability to assess issues and recommend solutions. Responsibilities and requirements include: 1. Expertise in creation of budgets for research protoc...
THE OPPORTUNITY: • Work in branch office to receive long-term training and ability to achieve full underwriting authority. • Work with Underwriters to help develop and execute marketing plan to drive new and renewal business, including in-person visits, telemarketing and distribution of marketing materials for insurance company partners • Be trained to evaluate, classify, and rate each risk to ...
Accounting Assistant Part time 20 Hrs per week Online Application at: Click to apply by EMAIL =...
Description: If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Financial discipline and accountability count more today than ever. Which is why your performance and innovation will find a reception here like nowhere else as you help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm) Prepares financial report...
If you value EXCELLENCE, INNOVATION, INTEGRITY, RESPECT and TEAMWORK- YOU belong at Western Wisconsin Cares! We are seeking an Account Clerk who believes in Western Wisconsin Cares' mission to keep individuals healthy, safe, and independent and in their homes as long as possible. A successful Account Clerk candidate will enjoy a fast-paced work environment. Our employees participate in the State o...
Description: Position Description: Health care isn't just changing. It's growing more complex every day. ICD10 replaces ICD9. Affordable Care adds new challenges and financial constraints. Where does it all lead? Hospitals and health care organizations continue to adapt, and we are vital part of their evolution. And that's what fueled these exciting new opportunities. Who are we? Optum360. ...
Description: Position Description: If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Financial discipline and accountability count more today than ever. Which is why your performance and innovation will find a reception here like nowhere else as you help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm) Th...
THE OPPORTUNITY: • Ensure payroll is processed accurately and on-time for various locations with multiple payrolls. • Assist in ensuring the execution of controls and procedures, including those performed by the Company’s payroll provider, to ensure the accurate processing of payroll transactions. • Assist in the coordination, as needed, with Human Resources/Benefits groups to ensure timely and...
PUBLIC ACCOUNTING Rapidly Growing CPA firm with a diversified clientele seeks qualified individuals at all levels to join our professional staff to provide audit, tax and consulting services. We offer competitive salaries and benefits, an excellent work environment and growth potential. Part time and flexible hours considered. Please fax/ send resume to: HARVEY & MARTIN, P.C. Certified Public Acco...
SURREY SCHOOL BUSINESS MANAGER For consideration apply within Surrey School. D.O.E. Call Kevin (701) 838-3282 with any questions. provided by The Minot Daily News...
Company Confidential San Antonio, TX
TEMPORARY ACCOUNTING MANAGER San Miguel Electric Cooperative, Inc., a lignite fired power plant, is looking for a Temporary Accounting Manager. Length of employment will be approximately 6 8 months. San Miguel is located in Christine, Texas (Atascosa County) approximately 45 miles south of San Antonio, Texas. Requirements include: Bachelors degree in Accounting or Finance with an emphasis o...

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