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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About the Position Title: Junior Credit Analyst Department: Terex Financial Services (TFS) Reports to: Director of Risk, TFS Location: Westport, CT Relocation: No Position Overview The Junior Credit Analyst will have responsibility for performing credit analysis of small ticket transactions (< $250K) for commercial financing transactions retained on balance sheet, sold or referred to the company’s...
San Fernando Valley real estate investment company seeks Sr. Financial Analyst. Your responsibilities will include, but not be limited to: * Preparing property financial statements * Reviewing, analyzing, and reporting on trend and budget variances * Maintaining balance sheet schedules * Submitting financial information to loan servicers * Preparing high-quality quarterly variance analysis on port...
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 Financial Analyst in our Madison Avenue Flagship location. Responsibilities: - Prepare, analyze and distribute monthly store profit and loss statements - Perform variance analysis by store - Anal...
Provide support to OPNAV N2/N6F24 Undersea Capabilities Branch Head and Requirements Officers with respect to the overall N2/N6 PPBE effort. Remain thoroughly familiar with the financial structure of IUSS investments as organized within the Intranet Resource Allocation Planning System (iRAPS), Planning Budget Information System (PBIS) and Planning Budget Information System (PBIS) databases. Assist...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our large privately owned company is seeking a Senior Financial Analyst to join their team located in the Energy Corridor in Houston, TX. This role will focus on financial analysis, operational efficiencies and profitability, development of financial plans and budgets, ad hoc project support and process improvement. This position will report to the Director of Accounting. Job Res...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is looking for a strong Financial/Operations Analyst in Annapolis, Maryland (MD) with good Excel skills. This position will be working with the finance and operations group to update information in the system, create reports, adjust errors and manipulate data. Responsibilities: Coordinate financials questions/answers Prepare/calculate monthly financial information Prep...
RESPONSIBILITIES: A Kforce client is seeking a Senior Financial Analyst / Accountant in Tempe, Arizona (AZ). Senior Financial Analyst / Senior Accountant Responsibilities: Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual internal and corporate financial reports including, but not limited to income statements, balance sheets, cash flow statements, management reports, Corporate and other financial reports Perf...
A quickly growing innovative company is looking for a Financial Analyst to join their team. The financial analyst will be responsible for communicating forecasts and business initiatives to all levels of the business, with incredible visibility to senior management. Responsibilities and duties for this role include: · Prepare complex financial analyses, reports and models · Identify, track, and fo...
Parker + Lynch in St. Louis, MO has an immediate job opening for a client in Hazelwood for a Financial Analyst! This job is with a great company that requires a strong background in analysis, reporting, and planning. The ideal candidate will report directly to Senior Management. This job has competitive salary and benefits package. This job is in an energetic, team oriented environment with the op...
Are you driven by what's next? Become a Cablevisionary. We are looking for Cablevisionaries who always keep the customer first in mind, who insist on continuing to learn every day, who thrive in a highly collaborative work environment and who when presented with a challenge, don't quit until they find a solution. The Sr. Analyst will be responsible for overseeing the operation and maintenance of a...
Financial Analyst Opportunity The Firm - McCarthyCook& Co. McCarthyCook&Co. is asuccessful,privatelyheldcommercialrealestateinvestorandoperatorwithofficesinSanFrancisco,LosAngeles,OrangeCounty,SanDiegoandPhoenix.Weareapassionateandcollaborativeteamthatinvestsin, developsandmanagesoffice, life science and mixed-useprojects in the major markets of the West Coast.Webringaspecialblendofentrepreneurial...
Description: Aspect consulting is seeking a Prophix Financial Analyst/Trainer/Architect for a company that provides management software solution for business users. The company is searching for more of Financial Analyst who can train and implement when needed. Responsibilities/Roles: Candidate with assist Finance department with getting Prophix Financial setup properly and doing G/L consolidations...
Responsible for assisting the Manager, Finance in the timely and accurate development of the Annual Plan and subsequent estimates, as well as analysis of actual results, and the strategic financial update. Additional reporting and analysis, as deemed appropriate by the Manager, Finance, Plant Controller, Plant Manager and VP Finance will be required. The Financial Analyst (Planning) is required to...
Our client, an international manufacturing corporation, is hiring for a Senior Financial Analyst job in Port Washington, NY. Qualified candidates will have a minimum of five years of finance, planning and analysis experience within a manufacturing corporation. This is a great opportunity to join a highly successful, profitable and growing company that also offers a strong benefits package and a fr...
Sears Holdings Management Corporation provides corporate services to Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) and its family of companies, including Sears Roebuck and Co. and Kmart Corporation.The Financial Analyst - Accountant responsibilities include the posting of monthly journal entries, balance sheet account analysis, profit and loss account analysis, preparation or review of account reconci...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce is working with a local company in search of a Financial Analyst in St. Louis, MO. This position is with a growing company headquartered in St Louis. They have a relaxed work culture with a great work/life balance. Responsibilities include preparing and reviewing monthly financial reports, analyzing fluctuations in the budget, assisting in the budget and reforecast process...
Financial Analyst - Permanent Opportunity You have a wealth of skills and career opportunities, but what's your work priority? Are you in a position to make a strategic contribution? Do you get the recognition you deserve? Do you want to work for an established company that makes a difference? If you want a challenging position with a full benefits package, Manpower Professional wants to talk to y...
Budget and Financial Analyst New York, NY What we do: ITHAKA (www.ITHAKA.org) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping the academic community use digital technology to preserve the scholarly record and to advance research and teaching in sustainable ways. ITHAKA provides innovative services that benefit higher education including JSTOR, Portico, and Ithaka S+R. ITHAKA is headquartered...
Description Jenzabar, a leader in educational enterprise software development, is looking for a Business Systems Analyst with experience in a university Financial Aid Office to be part of the team discovering an exciting future where innovation, technology, and teamwork set the pace. We are seeking an associate with vision, creativity, energy and enthusiasm that is eager to be part of a dynamic te...
JOB DESCRIPTION: Financial Analyst sought by major Paper Company for its Mobile , Alabama area Plant operation of 700+ employees. Responsible for providing Financial functional support to the Site Controller. Job functions will include: · Prepare Budgets and Forecast. · Prepare weekly Fixed Cost Reporting. · Prepare monthly P & L Forecast ; Fixed and Variable Cost Analyst for preparation of Budget...
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Sr. Financial Analyst

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