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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Responsibilities Deliver financial guidance as an individual contributor supporting the Cloud business within the Finance organization. Responsible for gathering inputs and developing key assumptions. Provide indepth support and analysis for the budgeting and forecasting of Cloud financial and operational performance. Support more complex analyses across departments. This is a key position due t...
Burned out by the "Big" guys? Tired of being a faceless, nameless body among many? Looking to be valued as an individual? We are looking for bright people who want be part of a small, growing company. You'll never be lost in the crowd. We value you and want to help your career grow along with us! Description: Serve as an integral full-time member of the Lynch Consultants team providing finance an...
Title Senior Analyst Sub Title Financial Analyst / Contract Management Support City Arlington State VA Description Performs analytical and evaluative work requiring a comprehensive knowledge of: (1) theory and principles; (2) financial and management organization, operations, and practices; (3) pertinent statutory or regulatory provisions; and (4) related basic economic, accounting, and legal ...
Title: Finance/Business Analyst Location: San Jose, CA Duration: 6 mos+ (renewable quarterly) Experis is currently searching for a Business Analyst/Financial Analyst for a long term contract opportunity with a premier client in San Jose, CA The role is a dual Business and Financial Analyst. It is expected that the candidate would perform -50% Business and -50% Financial Analyst functions, so a...
Johnson Health Tech is currently seeking a Financial Analyst or a Senior Financial Analyst to join our team in Cottage Grove, WI. Reporting to the Manager of Planning, Forecasting & Reporting in the Finance department, this position provides and supports the financial forecasting, planning and analysis needs of the business. This is a non-supervisory role. Qualifications Education: Minimum 4-ye...
Position #1 - Financial Analyst Summary: Law Firm finance department requires proactive, innovative, technology savvy, team member for fast paced environment with financial systems experience. Will assist with financial analysis and reporting, legal industry trends, monthly management reporting, client pricing and Alternative Fee arrangement analyses, system research and business development proj...
Currently we are looking for an experienced three “Financial Analyst / Financial Accountant” for our direct client based in Carrollton, TX location. Please have a look at the below requirement and if interested apply with your updated resume, rate and availability to *****. You can also reach me at 952-698-4455 to discuss further. Manager Notes: He would like to see candidate...
Responsibilities Deliver financial guidance as an individual contributor supporting the Cloud business within the Finance organization. Responsible for gathering inputs and developing key assumptions. Provide indepth support and analysis for the budgeting and forecasting of Cloud financial and operational performance. Support more complex analyses across departments. This is a key position due t...
Responsibilities Deliver financial guidance as an individual contributor supporting the Cloud business within the Finance organization. Responsible for gathering inputs and developing key assumptions. Provide indepth support and analysis for the budgeting and forecasting of Cloud financial and operational performance. Support more complex analyses across departments. This is a key position due t...
Aon has a great opportunity for a Senior Financial Analyst to support our Financial Planning & Analysis team. This position is located in Chicago, IL. Position Overview: Senior Financial position supporting AGRC – Risk Consulting Americas (RCA) practice group, and US Finance organization. Responsible for performing all financial aspects including budgeting, forecasting, month-end close, variance...
Financial Analyst Consultant- Large Financial Firm Our client is a premier financial services institution that provides a wide range of services worldwide to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth individuals. This position is within the Finance team supporting Global Operations. This role provides CFO Model su...
About Equinix, Inc. Equinix is the leading global interconnection platform, accelerating business performance by connecting companies to their customers and partners inside the world's most networked data centers. More than 4,500 of the world's most demanding customers trust us to provide a place where they can run their mission-critical applications and grow their businesses. Our dream is to int...
Our global publicly traded Energy client is searching for a Sr. Financial Analyst with at least 6 years of experience in Corporate Financial Planning and Analysis and an MBA. The qualified candidate needs to be able to interpret large amounts of data resulting in important and useful information regarding goals for the group. This is not an accounting role! This role reports to the Director of FP...
Our publicly traded Woodlands client is searching for a Sr. Financial Reporting Analyst to help with the SEC reporting - timely preparation of reports (10-Q, 10-K, 8K), analysis of reporting, SOX compliance and development, and related technical analysis. This role will report to the Manager of Financial Reporting. This is a great time to join this newly public company as it grows and offers great...
We’re currently sourcing for a Financial Analyst Job in the East Bay, CA, working with a prominent name in Healthcare. The Financial Analyst should have some financial experience in the healthcare field, and the ability to work with project-mindedness to successfully measure various initiatives concurrently. This is a great role for an experienced analyst, working across internal departments and l...
Our publicly traded Woodlands client is searching for a Sr. Financial Reporting Analyst to help with the SEC reporting - timely preparation of reports (10-Q, 10-K, 8K), analysis of reporting, SOX compliance, and related technical analysis. This role will consist of 30% technical research and will report to the VP of Financial Reporting and Accounting. 4+ years of experience, a Bachelor's Degree in...
We are currently assisting a long-term client, a global fortune 500 company in their search for two Financial Analysts (Staff level and Senior Financial Analyst level) to join their growing team. This is a management development position intended to identify and develop high-potential individuals who will play a leadership role in the future. This is a great opportunity to join a world class orga...
We have a job opening for a Senior Financial Planning Analyst in Houston, TX. This position will be responsible for leading the monthly, quarterly, and annual financial planning and reporting activities. This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing company while utilizing a blend of both your accounting and analytical skills and work closely with upper management. The job duties for the Sen...
Position Description: Identifies high potential areas of growth, improved profitability, or efficiency gains to target for evaluation. Provides input for prioritizing efforts. Takes initiative and works independently to conduct special studies to analyze complex financial data; prepares recommendations for policy, procedure, control, or action plans to achieve growth, improved profitability, or ...
BASIC PURPOSE OF POSITION: The potential candidate will report directly to the Manager of SEC Reporting within the Financial Reporting Group and will perform accounting for the following; stock-based compensation and asset retirement obligations. Additionally, the candidate will prepare various accounting schedules summarizing and analyzing asset retirement obligations as well as stock-based comp...

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Sr. Financial Analyst

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