A Big Splash in a Small Pond: Finding a Great Job in a Small Company by R. Linda Resnick with Kerry Pechter, JobQuest, $11, 1994, 256 pages, 800-829-5220. This book conveys key differences about working in small company cultures where styles, leadership and advancement potential can differ greatly from Fortune 500 firms.
Bloomberg is a financial information station that is increasingly appearing in good business schools. Type FUN (go) and then JOBS (go) to obtain listings of hundreds of current jobs in finance. A great and current resource.
Business and Finance Career Directory, 1993, Gale Research. An invaluable resource listing hundreds of employers and resources in finance. Also has articles about various career areas. (800)-877-GALE. Cost: $18.
Careers and the MBA, Bob Adams, Inc., Annual magazine lists hundreds of companies currently recruiting MBAs., (800) 872-5627.
CAREERS IN FINANCE, published by the Financial Management Association / Jack Rader, 1990, University of South Florida, College of Business Administration, Tampa, FL 33620, (813) 974-2084. This 100 page book does a great job of describing duties and task areas in corporate finance.
Careers in Finance, by Trudy Ring, VGM Career Horizons, Lincolnwood, IL., 1993, 1-800-323-4900. $12.95 in softcover. This book does a nice job of providing basic information about job opportunities in corporate finance, public finance and even higher education finance.
Certified Cash Manager. This deignation has been developed to define standards and measure mastery of cash management and related treasury services. For more information contact: CCM Certification Program, NCCMA, Box 7001, Newtown, CT 06470 or call (301) 907-2862.
CFO's in the Trenches, by Leah Nathans, reprinted in Careers in Finance, FMA, University of South Florida, College of Business Administration, Tampa, FL 33620, (813) 974-2084. Article talks about styles and experiences of CFOs at Philip Morris, American Express and Union Carbide.
CFO Magazine. Magazine addressed to senior financial executives covers a wide variety of issues in corporate finance. Good place to start learning about this career area. (617) 345-9700.
Compact Disclosure, CD ROM allows you to locate addresses and names of the CFOs of all publicly-traded U.S. firms (more than 10,000 employers).
Corporate Cashflow, magazine covering treasury operations. (404)256-9800
Corporate Finance and the Capital Markets, A compilation of the best articles on corporate finance from the Harvard Business Review. $19.95. Order number 293-3. (617) 495-6700.
Dow Jones News Retrieval, Career section offers job listings in finance.
Financial Management, This periodical is issued by the Financial Management Association International and carries many articles about current issues in corporate finance. You can receive this and Financial Management Collection by joining a student chapter of the FMA. There is also a finance leaders conference each spring which allows students to meet key financial officers from around the US. If you would like more information write to: Financial Management Association, University of South Florida, College of Business Administration, Tampa, FL 33620, (813) 974-2084.
Financial World, May issue has a directory of America's top growth companies. August issue lists 500 fastest growing companies. Cost: $3.
Harvard Business School Career Guide in Finance, Harvard Business School Press, 1998. Lists job descriptions at major companies, internship programs and contact names in human resources. Mainly Fortune 500 type firms. A super resource! Cost $25. (617) 495-6700.
How to Get Ahead in Accounting, Finance and Banking, Robert Half International, Contact your local office for a free copy of this informative brochure or call the corporate office at (415) 854-9700.