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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Company Confidential Huntington Station, NY, 11747
Overview This Senior Financial Analyst will support our Business Finance team and be responsible for administering and managing the consolidation of the Company’s monthly forecast, annual budget and long-term financial plans. This key individual contributor role will be critical in supporting the transformation of our financial reporting processes by partnering with business unit (BU), Corporate a...
- Position Overview: The Jr. Financial Analyst (JFA) will work on an individual and team basis within the Finance and Accounting Departments and office locations in California and Florida. The JFA is responsible for gathering, summarizing and providing timely and accurate analysis of flight statistics, market trends, forecasting and ad-hoc financial information. Essential Job Functions: • Research...
Source Network Sales and Marketing, LLC (SNSAM) d/b/a lifesmartcorpleads the infrared heating category among suppliers to major retailers in the USA and abroad for consumer products under the LIFESMART, SOURCE GREEN and SOURCE NETWORK brands. Our product design, development, and initiative drive year over year increases in our sales revenue and profitability and positioned the company as the numbe...
Financial Analyst/Corporate Accountant $36-42/hr (Temp to Perm) Billing dollar financial service conglomerate seeks CPA a + with 4+ years public or private. Responsible for monthly accounting close and management reporting process. Accurately account and record revenue expense according to GAAP. Assist in the preparation of monthly reports and schedules, worksheets as well as budget vs. actual var...
A successful candidate in this role has a bias toward action, exceptional partner and communication skills and will know how to balance getting the details right while still moving fast. In this specific role, you will fulfill the function of Finance Analyst within Experian Data Quality (EDQ) North America and will be part of a Finance team providing support to the North American business. Respons...
Our client is seeking a Sr. Financial Analyst in Cambridge, MA. Duties: Advanced analytical/problem solving and research skills; effective communication skills for writing reports/proposals and making presentations; ability to work independently and as part of a team in performing day-to-day responsibilities as well as during projects. Assist with the analysis and preparation of reports that are d...
Our client in the Meriden, CT area is seeking an experienced Senior Financial Analyst to join their team of a period of at least 3 months. Responsibilities include: Working with leaders to create operational budgets plan based on definition of long-range business and organizational goals. Supporting ERP time reporting and monthly reporting; recommending and leading cost saving initiatives. Providi...
Our client is seeking a Accounting & Control Financial Analyst in Newark, Delaware (DE). Specific responsibilities include: DDA reconciliations along with Sub-ledger to general ledger reconciliations Investigate and resolve GL Auto Rec exceptions by liaising with internal and external LOB partners Create and maintain schedules that provide sybstantiation for manual GL entries Prepare and process m...
Our client in St. Louis, Missouri (MO) has an opportunity to work within a highly-motivated team as a Financial Compliance Analyst. This position will assist in managing the shared services P&L and balance sheet and cash flow planning process. Other responsibilities include preparation of annual budget, quarterly forecasts, month end closing process, and monthly financial statements. Responsibilit...
Our client is seeking a Financial Reporting Analyst in Houston, Texas (TX) to assist in the preparation of various financial reports distributed both within and outside the company. Main Duties: Preparation: Assist in the preparation of monthly management reports and consolidated financial statements, quarterly and annual SEC filings (i.e., Form 10-Q and Form 10-K) Preparation to consist of analys...
Our client, a global professional services firm, is searching for a Financial Analyst to join their team. Responsibilities of this position include: oversee the day-to-day execution of the revenue process to deliver accurate data, conduct analyses on revenue; provide suggestions and recommendations for improvements on the system and on process overall; analyze relevant data in a structured way to...
Greylocke and Company is seeking a Senior Financial Analyst for to join a purpose-driven, international nonprofit's Finance Department. This is a key position that will report to the CFO and will take the lead on spearheading budgeting and analytical processes; developing tools to improve the budgeting process; and providing needed financial reports to support the organization’s strategic vision....
Pall is a Fortune 1000 materials science and engineering company with the broadest filtration, separation and purification capabilities in the world. Our process and product enabling technologies help our customers make good products better, safer and even possible. We provide innovative products to customers in health care, biotechnology, pharmaceutical, semiconductor, municipal drinking water, a...
Jr. Financial Analyst - Boston, MA A well known Boston firm is searching for a Jr. Financial Analyst to add to their Corporate Finance department. Please see list of responsibilities as well as requirements of this position. Responsibilities: Responsible for annual plans as well as monthly forecasts Hands on support with annual planing process Ad-hoc reporting Internal monthly reporting for revenu...
Title: Financial Analyst, Confectionery FP&A Location: East Hanover, NJ Position ID: 1403505 Mondelēz International LLC is a whole new company that has been reimagined with a single focus in mind: create delicious moments of joy by sharing the world’s favorite brands. Launched on Oct. 1, 2012, and employing around 100,000 people around the world, Mondelēz International comprises the global snackin...
A privately-held independent oilfield services company with international presence is seeking a Cost Accounting Analyst for its office in northwest Houston. Responsibility includes providing a wide variety accounting and analytical support to various departments and management. The ideal candidate has a Bachelor's degree in Accounting; more than three years of financial analysis and/or accounting...
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Barneys New York, the world’s leading luxury retailer, is committed to providing the best of everything: merchandise, customer service and innovative people with creative ideas. We are currently seeking a Senior Financial Analyst at our Corporate office in New York City. Responsibilities: Responsible for Corporate departments: monthly P&Ls, variance analysis, expense and ad hoc analysis. Responsib...
My client is looking for an entry level financial analyst with 2-3 years experience. Must possess a superior attention to detail as well as a compulsive need for accuracy. Good communication skills and presentation skills are necessary for this position. The candidate must have excellent excel skills and be able to analyze spreadsheets on a daily basis. Great firm and working environment. Hours ar...
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