11 Highest Paying Jobs for Business Majors

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#3 Stock Plan Amninistration Manager

Stock Plan Administration Manager   Median Mid-Career Pay: $120,000   Common Major: Business Administration

Generally, the stock plan administrator confirms that the plan complies with U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission legal requirements, produces management reports and creates material to communicate plan details to employees. The administrator answers employee questions, manages day-to-day transactions, is required to know the tax, accounting, securities and legal implications of the plan, and is responsible for producing the necessary tax and employee reports.

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#4 Cost Accounting Manager

Cost Accounting Manager      Median Mid-Career Pay: $91,700    Most Common Major: Accounting

The Cost Accountant/Cost Analyst will be responsible for: Planning, Studying, and collecting data to determine costs of business activity such as raw material purchases, inventory and labor. Analyzing actual manufacturing costs and preparing periodic reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs.

 

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#5 Bank Examiner

BANK EXAMINER  Median Mid-Career Pay: $114,000  Common Major:Finance

The primary duties of bank examiners are to ensure that a bank's activities are legal and guarantee financial stability.  Examiners compete their assignments by conducting audits and checking official bank records.  These positions are topically found at the federal level with in the U.S. Department of Treasury or at the state or regional level within various bank reserves and agencies.

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#6 Budget Director

Budget Director   Median Mid-Career Pay: $118,000  Common Major: Accounting

Budget and fiscal managers work with an organization’s various departments and management staff to oversee the complete financial management of a company. They analyze budget proposals and legal parameters from all departments, estimate future demands, compare data and determine availability of funds. While job duties vary by place of employment, financial managers typically supervise the employees who create the budgets, while budget analysts focus on the actual numbers. Both fields require a thorough understanding of the current financial industry to work with their organization and achieve financial goals.

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#7 Business Unit Controller

Business Unit Controller       Median Mid-Career Pay: $113,000     Most Common Major: Accounting

The duties of a Business Unit Controller include:

Plan and implement systems and processes to improve growth of business unit and company.

Establish working rapport with business partners across the company.

Coordinate with General Manager to improve financial growth of business unit.

Prepare statistical analysis of plans and financial results, and management reports.

Determine profitable opportunities for business unit and implement processes and systems to achieve higher profits.

Prepare and forecast annual budget, capital expenditure, operating costs and present it to the senior management for approval.

Manage Finance team, implement processes to improve quality of operations, manage cash flow and generate finance reports on time.

Present financial performance results and policies to business leaders of unit in order to take appropriate business decisions.

Supervise and guide project teams, train and motivate them to achieve project goals.

Coordinate with Shared Services Centre to ensure that business transactions are properly recorded.

Implement changes and monitor unit operations adhere to company policies and accounting principles.

Coordinate with external auditors to plan and execute annual audit for business units.

Develop and document internal controls, and maintain accounting systems.

 

 

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#8 Senior Tax Manager

Senior Tax Manager    Median Mid-Career Pay: $135,000   Common Major: Accounting

Delivering a full range of tax services in compliance with laws and regulations within timeframe. Building relationships and interacting with clients to provide excellent planning, consulting and expertise. Providing innovative tax planning and reviewing complex income tax returns

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#9 VP Mortgage Lending Salary

Vice President (VP), Mortgage Lending Salary    Median Pay: $83,694

On average, commissions constitute a fair portion (three in five) of final income for VPs of Mortgage Lending. That final number averages out to $93K across the industry. In the world of VPs of Mortgage Lending, total cash compensation can vary between $55K and $168K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $45K and $15K, respectively. Women make up the majority of VPs of Mortgage Lending (61 percent) who completed the questionnaire. Work is enjoyable for VPs of Mortgage Lending, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

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#10 Manager of Accounting & Financial Reporting

Manager of Accounting & Financial Reporting      Median Mid-Career Pay: $92,700    Most Common Major: Accounting

The Financial Reporting Manager will be responsible for preparation and distribution of various internal financial statements to management, maintenance of the organization's general ledger, and ensuring that all transactions and documentation complies with US GAAP and IAS.

 

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#11 Internal Audit Director

Internal Audit Director   Median Mid-Career Pay: $135,000   Common Major: Accounting

As part of the audit team, the Director will be responsible for:

Directing and driving the success of multiple engagements.

Attracting, developing, and retaining top talent.

Keeping lines of communication open with staff and clients.

Ability to manage within budgetary and time constraints while providing a high-level of client satisfaction

Anticipating and addressing client concerns and escalating problems as they arise.

Initiating ''cross selling'' business to other practices.

Promoting new ideas and business solutions that result in extended services to existing clients

Keeping abreast of latest developments as they affect GAAP and the Firm’s standards and policies

Developing an understanding of client’s business and becoming a ''functional expert'' in the area.

Promoting new ideas and business solutions that result in extended services to existing clients.

Work to expand client base and supports business development activities.

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