Financial Analyst Jobs

Financial Analyst Overview


Financial Analysts are the professionals who provide advice and guidance to individuals and businesses looking to make sound investment decisions. They study and evaluate economic and business trends for bonds, stocks and other types of investments and assist in creating investment portfolios. Financial analysts have opportunities in different work settings, including hedge funds, mutual funds, nonprofit organizations, banks, insurance companies and securities firms. Due to the global landscape of investing today, many financial analysts specialize in a country or region, and these professionals can take on the role of a fund manager, portfolio manager, risk analyst or ratings analyst.

Becoming a Financial Analyst


Financial analysts are required to have a bachelor’s degree in one of the following fields of study: finance, accounting, engineering, economics or statistics. Additionally, most employers will require a master’s degree in business administration or finance for advanced positions. Certifications, such as the Chartered Financial Analyst certification from the CFA Institute, may also improve the chances of advancement in the field.

Financial Analyst Job Outlook


According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the demand for financial analyst jobs is projected to grow 16 percent through 2022. The need for in-depth knowledge of global regions, the increase of financial products available and the complexity of investment portfolios are several factors that lead to the strong employment growth in this area. In addition, the growth of emerging markets on a global basis is expanding, and financial expertise is needed in specific geographic regions.

Financial Analyst Salaries


The BLS reports that the average annual wage for financial analyst jobs in May 2012 was $76,950. The upper 10 percent earned more than $148,430, and the lowest 10 percent earned less than $47,130. Top five fields employing financial analysts are financial investment, financial management, science and technology, insurance and credit intermediation.
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Current Need Under the direction of the Executive Director, ACO Services, the Financial Analyst is responsible for reporting the financial performance of ACO on a monthly basis. This position is responsible for the analysis, reporting, and data collection on accountable care and payment innovation efforts. The Financial Analyst will perform analysis of accountable care and/or payment innovation re...
Financial and Pricing Analyst Business Unit: Finance/ Underwriting Reports to: Director of Business Planning and Execution Quantum Health is a fast growing company delivering better healthcare while lowering healthcare costs. If you are passionate about helping people and want to launch a career at one of the Best Places to Work in Columbus and the USA, now is your time to join our winning culture...
Job Description: Immediate need for a Financial Analyst for a well-established company in the Inland Empire. The Financial Analyst position performs a variety of finance related duties including assisting in the budgeting process, cash flow forecasting, financial metric tracking and analysis, lender covenant compliance, preparing weekly/monthly reports for management, monitoring company performanc...
Come join the Finance team at St. Peter’s Health Partners! Financial Analyst in Fiscal Accounting Position located in Business Office on Wolf Road *APPLY TODAY AT WWW.SPHP.COM* The individual in this position is responsible for collecting and analyzing data in order to assist the Finance Manager with compiling reports for Accounts Payable and Payroll processing. The Financial Analyst will assist w...
Financial Analyst Long Term Vendor (v-) Contract at Microsoft in Bellevue, WA This role is currently budgeted through end of MS Fiscal Year, which is end of June. There is also a strong preference by this manager to extend the role through the end of the following fiscal year (June 2015). This resource will be working on-site at Microsoft, in Bellevue, WA. This is a newly created role to help off-...
Sr. Financial Analyst (R&D) Our Client, a technology company in the Boxborough area has an opening for a Sr. Financial Analyst. It is an exciting time for the company as they continue their growth track. Great opportunity for professional growth and advancement opportunities as they continue to build the team. The Sr. Financial Analyst will be responsible for navigating R&D Engineers through their...
SENIOR FINANCIAL ANALYST Provide financial analysis, reporting and support to North America Operations and assigned manufacturing plants/business group. CORE JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Conduct financial cost analysis to report on performance and recommend future action to improve operational performance. Specifically, provide analytical expertise to analyze and assist in tracking of cost reduction acti...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client, a publicly held professional services firm has an immediate need for a Financial Reporting Analyst to join their group in Stamford, CT. Day to day responsibilities will include the preparation of SEC reporting and monthly management reporting packages. Additional responsibilities will work on XBRL reporting and update taxonomies, consolidations of financial data, work...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is a large, international manufacturing firm that is seeking a Financial Analyst to join their growing team. The essential functions of the position are as follows: Assist with the preparation of general accounting monthly journal entries, internal and corporate reports. Assist with the control of general ledger balances and maintain detailed analysis by account. Assis...
RESPONSIBILITIES: A Kforce client is seeking a Senior Financial Analyst in Teterboro, New Jersey (NJ). Our client is a world class publicly traded health care company. The Senior Financial Analyst will lead team to develop, deploy and execute tools and processes to drive sales performance to exceed strategic growth goals Partners across the commercial organization to develop sales tools necessary...
Financial Analyst V Location: Arlington, VA Innovators with Insight Cobham's values of Trust, Talent and Technology have driven us from our launch in 1934 by Sir Alan Cobham, an aviation innovator, to becoming a global leader in state-of-the-art aerospace and defense systems. The insights of our innovators today will secure our collective future. Innovators like you. Cobham is actively seeking a F...
Adecco is currently assisting a local client in their search to fill a Senior Financial Analyst, Supply Chain in Santa Clara, CA. This is a temporary contract to hire assignment. We are seeking to increase the level of business partnering support to the operations function from finance by hiring a Senior Financial Analyst, Supply Chain. This position will report to the Senior Manager, Manufacturin...
Our Client, a midsized dynamic publicly traded corporation headquartered in Bethesda is seeking a dynamic FP&A professional to join their team as a Senior Financial Analyst. The team is made up of distinguished Professionals who have a great culture and absolutely will provide top notch mentorship. This role will be engrained in further developing their FP&A function, building financial models, im...
Alsbridge is currently looking for a Financial Analyst for our corporate accounting functions reporting to the Finance Manager. She/he will support one or more service lines from a finance & accounting perspective. This position will lead the budgeting process for assigned service lines, partner with operational management by providing monthly service line profitability reporting and variance anal...
Immediate contract to hire opportunity for IT Financial Analyst with direct client in Syracuse, NY. Trigyn's Direct Client has a contract to hire assignment for IT Financial Analyst in Syracuse, New York. Key Functions: • Perform ad hoc IT operational analysis and reporting. • Track and monitor financial forecasts, managing budgets to actual expenses and budget variances. • Identify opportunities...
EmKey Energy, LLC is in search of several positions in Erie County, PA. About us: · Natural gas mid-stream service provider located in Erie, PA. · Owns, operates and maintains more than 350 miles of pipelines in Southwest NY and Northwest PA. · Primary service is to move natural gas from local gas production to market. · Own and operate 6 compressor stations. · Legacy natural gas and electric mark...
Job Description Eaton located in Cleveland (Beachwood), OH has an opening for a Lead Financial Analyst. The Lead Financial Analyst will be responsible for the following: -Provides overall analytical and governance support for the SCM Spend Data Warehouse. This is in the form of spend data quality as well as the commodity coding structure. -Be the expert for cost out reporting and validation for th...
Our client, an international luxury lifestyle brand, is seeking an ongoing Financial Analyst Temp for their New York office. Job Requirements Include: • Assist in the budget preparation and budget review with departments • Perform monthly reporting and analysis • Formalize and communicate budget and closing tasks procedures Job Qualifications: • Bachelor's degree in a related discipline, MBA a plu...
RESPONSIBILITIES: As the Financial Analyst with our Westbrook, Maine (ME) client, you will have the following responsibilities and functions: Participate in, and may lead aspects of, the monthly close process which includes reconciliation of internal accounts, comparing actual performance to latest financial outlook, preparing revenue and expense accruals, and reviewing accuracy of revenue, gross...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Senior Financial Analyst for their Boston, MA location. This is a great opportunity for a full time position with this company. This position is required to/ responsible for: Prepare opening balance sheet purchase accounting models Determine purchase accounting adjustments via application of GAAP purchase accounting principles Assist with intangible assets...
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Sr. Financial Analyst

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