Is your career path taking you to the Philadelphia metropolitan area?

Philly is a great place to live and work – a short hop from New York City and Washington D.C. and a hotbed of history, culture, sports and entertainment. And, myriad opportunities exist if you want to make the City of Brotherly Love the site of your next professional opportunity.

Here’s a look at some of the most promising financial positions in Philadelphia. Salaries are based on median figures and vary from company to company. Job descriptions are likewise general, but provide an idea of the scope of pertinent job responsibilities.


Chief Financial Officer


Direct and coordinate corporate financial principles. Establish major economic objectives and policies. Develop, direct and prepare financial analyses of operations for management guidance. Recommend financial strategy and direction to Board of Directions and senior management. Plan and direct operational procedures to achieve optimal financial efficiency and reduced costs. Direct receipt, disbursement and expenditures of money and capital assets. Lead preparation of budgets and financial forecasts. Promote the organization in financial markets to assure sources of capital.


Director of Financial Reporting


Direct and oversee internal and external financial reporting for a corporation or organization. Coordinate the filing of statutory and SEC reports including Forms 8-K, 10-Q, 10-K, annual reports and government reports. Assist in the preparation of SEC filings. Assure compliance with SEC, FASB, NYSE and IFRS rules and regulations. Prepare and audited financial statements, quarterly statutory disclosures and additional reports to the Board of Directors, senior management and key primary stakeholders. Support audit functions and SOX requirements.


Financial Analysis Director


Direct and assist in financial analysis, evaluation and report generation activities to protect assets, meet reporting requirements and effectively plan for audit corporate finance needs. Oversee financial analysis staff. Develop and implement sound accounting policies and procedures for protection of company assets. Provision capital to meet current and future needs via development of an economic capital structure. Ensure optimal utilization of financial resources through sound forecasting and cash management.


Vice President of Tax


Plan and direct all aspects of your company’s tax policies and procedures. Ensure compliance with governmental regulations to minimize liability and maximize after-tax profits.


Corporate Accountant

Senior Accountant: $58,000 to $70,000

Junior Accountant: $40,000

Maintain financial records and possibly specialize in one or several areas of accounting or finance. Guide executives and managers in making financial decisions for the organization. Prepare financial statements and general ledgers. Prepare budgets to allocate funds among divisions or departments. Manage investments and capital needs. Conduct audits to ensure that organizational goals and budgets are met.


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