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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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About Alcoa Alcoa is the world's leading integrated aluminum company, providing jobs to 61,000 employees across 31 countries. Since inventing the modern-day aluminum industry more than 120 years ago, Alcoa innovation has been behind major milestones in the aerospace, automotive, packaging, building and construction, commercial transportation, consumer electronics and industrial markets. Aluminum ...
About Alcoa Alcoa is the world's leading integrated aluminum company, providing jobs to 61,000 employees across 31 countries. Since inventing the modern-day aluminum industry more than 120 years ago, Alcoa innovation has been behind major milestones in the aerospace, automotive, packaging, building and construction, commercial transportation, consumer electronics and industrial markets. Aluminum ...
City: Kent State: Washington Postal/Zip Code: 98032 Allied Building Products, a division of Oldcastle, is a national independent distributor specializing in commercial & residential exterior and interior building materials with over 200 locations from Hawaii to Boston. The company was founded in 1950 as a small family-operated business focusing on the metro NY/NJ region and through acquisitions...
Are you looking to work for an award winning company? Our client is seeking to add an ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE SPECIALIST to their team. Responsibilities • Deliver a great A/R experience to our customers day in and day out by providing the best service and responding to their requests quickly and accurately. • Evaluate and report status of accounts business to management on a regular basis • Stay ...
City: Phoenix State: Arizona Postal/Zip Code: 85063 Superlite Block is a division of Oldcastle Architectural (APG). Oldcastle APG is the leading North American manufacturer of concrete masonry, lawn, garden and paving products and a regional leader in clay brick. The group also produces packaged cement mixes, lightweight aggregates, bagged decorative stone and lime. With over 200 operating loca...
Reporting to the Director of Finance, the Senior Accountant will be responsible for ensuring that the monthly General Ledger close and related reporting is accurate, complete, and timely while maintaining compliance with accounting standards, financial controls and procedures. The Senior Accountant will also assist other team members with various operational responsibilities, such as AP, AR, and p...
Accounting Manager One of Hollister Staffing's Banking clients has a need within their Accounting team. Due to a 4-month leave by the Assistant Controller, they have a need for an Accounting Manager level contract employee. This role will entail the following: Accounts Payable Management General Ledger Accounting Accruals Month-End Close Reconciliations Sales/Use Tax 1099 Reporting Superv...
Junior Staff Accountant The Greysmith Companies is looking for an up and coming Staff Accountant for a fast-growing manufacturing company. This position is ideal for a candidate that is looking to be a part of a diverse and creative team where they can expand on their accounting skills and career. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the ability to multi-task, a willingness to lea...
Risk Management Consultant- Financial Firm Our client is a premier financial services institution that provides a wide range of services worldwide to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth individuals. Overview: Our client’s Finance Risk team is recruiting a Manager/Associate level to support the End User Comp...
Senior Accountant - Financial Reporting - CPA Senior Accountant wanted for a large, publicly traded, company. This person will have wide exposure to all external reporting, and technical accounting, aspects for the company. The person must have strong experience with SEC reporting and technical accounting as well as strong business partnering skills as the role will partner with many other groups...
Description: Position Description: Energize your career with one of Healthcare's fastest growing companies. You dream of a great career with a great company where you can make an impact and help people. We dream of giving you the opportunity to do just this. And with the incredible growth of our business, it's a dream that definitely can come true. Already one of the world's leading Health...
Staff Accountant - Corporate GL Industry leading, billion dollar, company is looking for a staff accountant to join their group. The staff accountant will work within their Corporate group and have a focus on GL accounting. The company offers a great, laid back, atmosphere as well as strong compensation and benefits. The ideal candidate, for the Staff Accountant role, has 1+ years of corporate a...
Your job, as a Client Service Associate, is to enhance the client experience by servicing clients and providing operational and administrative support to Financial Advisors. Your knowledge of firm policy, procedures and technology allows you to interface with clients and prospective clients, anticipate their needs, resolve their problems, and follow through to provide exceptional service. You perf...
Description: Now accepting applications for future positions! You want more challenge. You want more opportunity. You want more reasons to head in to work every day. We want more people like you. UnitedHealth Group Customer Care Centers are home to a team that lives and breathes restless. We're still finding ways to outdo what we did yesterday. And that's what makes us one of the fastest growing...
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) This position supports th...
Description: Position Description: Energize your career with one of Healthcare's fastest growing companies. You dream of a great career with a great company where you can make an impact and help people. We dream of giving you the opportunity to do just this. And with the incredible growth of our business, it's a dream that definitely can come true. Already one of the world's leading Health...
Accounting Manager - Growth Co. A dynamic company, undergoing strong growth, is seeking a talented Accounting Manager to join their Corporate Accounting & Finance team. The Accounting Manager will oversee the month end close process as well have a strong focus on transactional accounting, internal reporting and financial analysis. The ideal Accounting Manager candidate has 6+ years relevant corpo...
FPD ACCOUNTANT Position Description: The FPD Accountant will focus primarily on project related activities (i.e. establishing new securitizations, preparation of the annual FPD forecast and budget, installing/converting new accounting systems, work with complex accounting issues) requiring the use of in-depth accounting knowledge, practices and principles as well as ingenuity and originality. ·...
At Great American, we focus on building relationships and linking people to various career paths. Whether it’s underwriting, claims, accounting, IT, legal, or customer service, Great American Insurance Group combines a "small company" entrepreneurial atmosphere with "big company" expertise. Great American has more than 25 specialty insurance divisions within our Property & Casualty Group, and our ...
Current Need McKesson is hiring for a Financial Analyst, and may be located in Richmond or Jacksonville. This role is responsible for Primary Care Med Surg, Rx, Private Label and other products analysis including building amplified tools, analyzing and projecting trends, highlighting risks and opportunities to drive revenue growth and optimize profitability. Position Description Responsibiliti...

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