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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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RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Plant Controller in Auburn Hills, MI. Responsibilities: Responsible for all financial reporting, tax packages, internal controls, and cost accounting. Prepare all financial reports, trial balance forecasts, profit and expense statements, and other reports supporting cost control. Communicate with all department managers in order to complete daily, weekly,...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Financial Reporting member for their Boston, MA location. This is a great opportunity but a temporary position with this company. Job Duties: Prepare, update and maintain key internal financial reports utilizing a combination of Hyperion Reports and Essbase reports for utilization by members of the accounting and finance department along with senior manage...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Senior Financial Analyst in Stoneham, MA. This is a great opportunity for a full time position with this company. Duties: Maintaining and analyzing finance and accounting information in support of monthly close activities Perform analysis for any assigned department or ad hoc projects as they arise Financial management reporting, variance analysis, and par...
RESPONSIBILITIES: The Senior Internal Auditor in Toledo, Ohio (OH) will have the following duties: Assess effectiveness of local management and process area leadership in ensuring a strong internal control environment Demonstrate knowledge of internal control standards, policies and procedures and other laws and regulations (as needed) Adhere to Internal Audit standards and protocols which include...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking an Investment Analyst in Ann Arbor, Michigan (MI). ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Portfolio Strategy Work with the investment team and external investment manager relationships to explore and develop investment solutions appropriate to risk and return objectives. Analyze investment strategies to identify, quantify and implement best practices across t...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Senior MRO Buyer in Dearborn, MI. Responsibilities: Responsible for the procurement of materials, supplies, services and equipment Ability to interact with senior management, vendors and internal customers Ability to use and analyze statistical data to aide in decisions making as it relates to existing and prospective suppliers. Conduct analysis of existin...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client in Danvers, Massachusetts (MA) is looking for someone with a public accounting background to get into more of an Analyst position. This is a great opportunity to make a move from public accounting to get hands on budgeting, forecasting, variance analysis and financial reporting experience. Duties include but are not limited to: Prepare financial results for consolidati...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client in Everett, MA is looking for a Collections Specialist on a part time basis to help out with some basic research on past due accounts. Light collections calls. REQUIREMENTS: Strong attention to detail. Customer service experience. Ability to communicate with different levels of management....
RESPONSIBILITIES: An early stage, NYC based technology company seeks hands on Controller. This position will report to the CEO and be responsible for all aspects of accounting and financial management. Will initially supervise one staff member and will ultimately hire and lead a growing department. Company offers a dynamic, hip work culture, competitive compensation including equity. REQUIREMENTS:...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our Northern Cincinnati, Ohio (OH) client is adding a Staff Accountant to their team. Overview of position Assist with day-to-day Accounting functions Month End Close, Forecasting, and Budgeting Prepare monthly account analyses and record journal entries General ledger reconciliation REQUIREMENTS: A Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance 1-2 years of hands-on accounting exper...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce's Fortune 50 Client is currently hiring a Data Entry Specialist for their Atlanta, Georgia (GA) office. Our customer is working with brand new, cutting edge technology solutions and would like to identify candidates that are looking to leverage their data entry expertise in an enterprise environment. Responsibilities: Enter data from disparate data sources (Word.doc, email...
RESPONSIBILITIES: A Kforce client in Reston, VA is seeking a Junior Staff Accountant with 1-2 years of experience. This is a great opportunity but a temporary position with this company. REQUIREMENTS: 4 year degree in Accounting General Ledger experience required Account Reconciliation experience required Experience with Liability Accounts required Strong Excel skills required...
RESPONSIBILITIES: A Kforce Southfield, Michigan (MI) client offers a great opportunity for a Senior Accountant at a Fortune 500 Company to make their desired move into the industry while building their resume. In this position, associates will have an opportunity to enhance their resume working on: Internal / External Financial Reporting Accounting Process enhancement Corporate financial planning...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking an Assistant Controller in Auburn Hills, Michigan (MI). Responsibilities: Consolidation and analysis of daily Plant Performance Trends. Consolidation and analysis of Monthly Operational Results. Consolidation and analysis of Annual Operating Plans. Review various Plant Reporting requirements and prepare Business Unit Level Reports. Analysis and monitoring of...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Senior MCRC Case Manager for their Rancho Cucamonga, CA location. This is a great opportunity but a temporary position with this company. Major Responsibilities/Essential Functions: (In order of importance, list primary job duties this position is responsible for achieving. Each statement should relate to an end result or objective.) Estimated % of Time Sp...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Tax Consultant expert in tax law, planning, and compliance. Candidate must be able to complete state income tax, conduct research on tax law, and strategize to minimize tax liability. REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Masters preferred 2+ years experience with state income tax Previous experience with computer applications, such as Microsoft W...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking an Accounts Payable Clerk in Miami, FL. Duties: Completes payments and controls expenses by receiving, processing, verifying, and reconciling invoices. Reconciles processed work by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances. Charges expenses to accounts and cost centers by analyzing invoice/expense reports; recording entries. Pays vendors by...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Duties: Research and provide financial and/or business related analyses to support costing and pricing for all national big box retailers. Make recommendations to Marketing and Sales to improve customer profitability. Provide Channel Finance support for national big box retailers including budget, forecasting, pricing and project analysis. Be the Center of Expertise for the costi...
RESPONSIBILITIES: As the Operations and Reporting Associate with our client in Cambridge, Massachusetts (MA), you will have the following responsibilities and functions: Monitor all portfolio activity Liaise on the activity and valuation of investments held within the portfolio on a daily and month-end basis Prepare and analyze monthly client reporting packages Review and audit the daily portfolio...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client, a Commodities trading firm in Stamford, CT is looking for a Letters of Credit & Settlement Analyst to join them on a temp to permanent basis. Job Scope: Assist in managing the issuance and receipt of Letters of Credit (-L/C-) for a global energy commodity business. The Analyst coordinates with external counterparts, credit, banks, internal operations and management to...
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