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As people conduct more and more of their lives online, nearly every sector has fully remote jobs. Finance jobs are no exception. Many jobs in finance can be entirely remote, and widespread broadband internet has made that realistic for most of us.
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Having a fully remote position means you can save time and money you would otherwise spend on commuting. And finance jobs pay well — an average of $95,739, according to ZipRecruiter. With more remote jobs appearing, numerous finance jobs pay at least as much as the average. Here are some of the top remote jobs in finance to pursue.
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Senior Financial Consultant
Average base salary: $95,000
Senior financial consultants work with companies and individuals to create financial plans and manage investment portfolios. They may work with clients to help them achieve their financial goals through various strategies. Those working with organizations might create detailed reports on company finances. As the “senior” designation suggests, this is a position requiring several years of experience.
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The typical salary for a senior financial consultant is around $95,000 in the United States. However, that average doesn’t include “additional pay,” which Glassdoor says could include cash bonuses, commissions, tips and profit sharing. With additional pay included, the average total pay for senior financial consultants is around $141,000.
Median base salary: $131,710
Finance managers are responsible for the financial health of organizations. Job duties might include data analysis, creating financial reports and managing the organization’s investments. As this is a managerial position, finance managers advise senior managers and help set long-term financial goals for the company.
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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median salary in 2021 was $131,710. The BLS also notes that the projected growth rate of finance managers is 17% from 2021 to 2031, which is much higher than the forecast for all positions.
Median base salary: $239,000
A financial controller, or simply controller, oversees a company’s accounting department and is responsible for maintaining accurate accounting records. This position typically oversees company cash flow, prepares financial reports and prepares payroll tax payments.
The average salary for controllers is $238,700, according to Salary.com, not including additional pay. Controllers’ median total pay for bonuses and benefits is $374,848.
Investment Banking Analyst
Median base sal …