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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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We are recruiting for a Financial Controls / Sr. SOX Analyst for one of our clients which is a large publicly traded company located on the north-side of Indianapolis. This is a unique opportunity as this position has full ownership of the SOX function for the organization and handles all project management as it relates to SOX on an annual basis. The position reports to SVP/Controller with high v...
A Cost Accountant job in Bergen County, NJ is currently available through Parker+Lynch. To be considered for this opportunity, you must have a Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance and at least three years of experience. You will work for an organization that respects your work-life balance but still expects you to be highly familiar with all production operations, and to regularly visit all...
Tax Manager job near Appleton, WI is immediately available with growing multi-national organization. Qualified candidates will have 7+ years of progressive tax experience with a larger public accounting firm, or Internal tax experience with an multi-national company. The Tax Manager will lead various research and tax planning initiatives on the domestic and international side, and be very familiar...
Our client, a multi-billion dollar distribution company, is seeking a Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis in metro Detroit area office. The Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis manage the analysis and reporting department in the preparation of annual budgets, forecasts, financial analysis, and operational analysis. The Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis responsibilities include: • Conduct...
Our client is hiring for Cost Accounting Job in Hackensack, NJ. To be considered you must have at three to five years’ of cost accounting experience within a manufacturing environment (or similar environment). In this position, you would be working for a Fortune 500 organization with room for upward mobility. The client offers excellent benefits, work environment and excellent salary! The Cost Acc...
Our client is hiring for an Assistant Controller job in Central, NJ to join their growing department. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual who is looking to take ownership of multiple processes and projects. The client is offering a competitive salary, excellent benefits and the ability to take on different challenges within the company. To be considered for this position, the ideal...
Audit Senior Job - Mercer County, New Jersey!! Auditor Senior Job needed for a fantastic growing global organization in Mercer County, New Jersey ! Mercer County includes Ewing, Hamilton, Hightstown, Lawrence, Pennington, Princeton, Trenton and Windsor and is close to the greater Philadelphia area and greater New York City area. To be considered a candidate must have 2+ years of current Audit expe...
Premier professional services firm in Boston is hiring a Financial Analyst (FPA). You will work closely with company leaders producing indepth analysis to support strategic decisions, extensive contact with most departments and client-facing professionals across this global company, You will enjoy being tasked with multiple projects at once and over time to ensure you have professional and skills...
A fast growing company focused in the pharmaceutical arena is seeking a motivated and energetic accountant to take on the Senior Accountant Job in Deerfield, IL. The person most qualified will have a minimum of three years of experience with a strong accounting background. This person will be responsible for journal entries, preparing financial statements, consolidation and trend analysis. The com...
Senior Accountant Jobs in San Diego, CA Parker & Lynch has a direct hire Senior Accountant job opportunity in the Central County area of San Diego, CA. Candidates must have a minimum of 5 years of experience to be considered for this position. The salary range for this position is $75K -$90K annually. Senior Accountant job responsibilities include: - Analysis of and reporting of financial activiti...
Our Client, an industry leading company in St. Louis, MO, is looking for a successful Financial Analyst. This company has a state of the art work environment, and superior management team. The ideal candidate will have one to two years of experience with strong emphasis in finance. This job will require strong Excel skills to manipulate and analyze data. This job is open due to growth with an exci...
Parker + Lynch has a Senior Accountant job in Dallas, TX. The client is looking for someone who has a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of four year’s accounting experience. This position is responsible for the completion of balance sheet reconciliations and income statement analysis. We are seeking someone who is proficient in Microsoft Office Applications. Responsibilities for the Senior Accountan...
Parker + Lynch has a Staff Accountant job in Dallas, TX. The client is looking for someone who has a Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of two years’ accounting experience. You will be responsible for journal entries and reconciliations. We are seeking someone who is proficient in Microsoft applications. Responsibilities for the Staff Accountant job : • Prepare deposits and related journal entries •...
Direct Hire, Senior Internal Audit job sits in Jacksonville, FL; is designed for the top notch audit professional who is going to stay in the role for two to three years and expect to be move up into the organization (career progression conversations with Senior Leadership is part of the interviewing process). The Senior Internal Audit Lead will work with all levels to include the executive senior...
A Senior Property Accountant job is in Morris County, NJ. You must possess a minimum of four years’ accounting experience with at least two of those being in commercial and residential accounting. The company’s management team is exceptional and put an emphasis on hard working, fast rising candidates who want to progress their career. Your main responsibilities include financial reporting and day-...
IMMEDIATE OPPORTUNITY - Senior Corporate Accountant - up to $75k (doe) plus discretionary Bonus - El Segundo/South Bay Send word formatted resume to ***** My client is seeking an experienced Senior Corporate accountant - will be responsible month-end, quarter-end, and year-end close processes, e complex journal entries, account reconciliations, bank reconciliations, etc....
A growing manufacturing client of ours is in need of an experienced accountant to take over the Controller Job in Skokie, IL. The person most qualified will have a minimum of five years of experience with a management and manufacturing background. This person will be supervising a staff of two accountants and be involved in the full-cycle accounting process. This company provides great benefits, a...
A growing manufacturing company is looking for a driven accountant to join their company for the Cost Accountant Job in Naperville, IL. The right person for this job will have a minimum of three years of experience in a cost accounting role, who is motivated, knowledgeable and hands on. This person will be assisting the controller on the day to day accounting activities and own the cost functions....
I have a client in need of a Staff Accountant to assist with the monthly closing process, including monitoring budget to actual results, and to participate in the completion of a variety of ad-hoc projects. This is a great opportunity to work for stable, growing company with work life balance! Please send resume to ***** Responsibilities include: assist the Assistant Controll...
Not your typical day-to-day recording monthly JE’s accounting position! This is a great opportunity with long-term career potential! Great industry to be in as well. Strong Fixed Asset lead accountant needed! Please send resume to ***** for immediate consideration. The accountant will develop a thorough knowledge of how the fixed asset accounting affects the P&L and balance s...
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