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: Our client is seeking a Sr. Financial Analyst for their St. Louis, MO location. This is a great opportunity but a temporary position with this company. Responsibilities: Review Area and Global analytics and develop Divisional performance highlights. Support Global Commercial business decision support initiatives Support Global overhead analysis and forecasting/planning. Review an...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client, a healthcare firm with offices in Tampa Bay, is looking for a Senior Financial Analyst to work closely with the manager of finance, and a team of financial analyst professionals. This person will be heavily involved in reporting, planning, and analysis. Some of the duties include, but are not limited to; performing forecasting and analysis of data in the areas of cost...
RESPONSIBILITIES: A Kforce client is currently seeking a Financial Analyst in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PA) Functions Include: Develop and maintain financial models used in reporting, analysis and financial forecasting Analyze data to explain trends and variances from plan / forecast Provide in-depth analysis of business results, identifying emerging risks and opportunities and regularly com...
We are currently looking for a highly motivated Sr. Financial Analyst- FP&A, who will be responsible for financial planning, reporting, consolidations, ad-hoc, partner with GM to understand their P&L, Cost Drivers, and areas for savings. This position includes heavy analytics and financial modeling and international travel (less than 10%). This is a division with in a large global leader that does...
San Diego, CA / Carmel, IN
American Specialty Health, Inc. is seeking an experienced Sr. Financial Analyst. This position serves as a financial business partner to the Company’s operations teams and will be highly involved in the development of annual budgets and quarterly forecasts for various lines of business and operating departments. The role will also involve the preparation and analysis of financial statements for bo...
A Financial Analyst job in Bergen County, NJ is currently available through Parker+Lynch. To be considered for this opportunity, you must have a Bachelors’ degree in accounting/finance and/or equivalent experience. You will work for an organization that is stable and poised for future growth. The role allows you to interact with various levels within the organization but also asked to work indepen...
Company: Yoh Financial Analyst needed for a contract hire opportunity with Yoh's client located in Scottsdale, AZ What You'll Be Doing: - Under general supervision, responsible for conducting and documenting moderate to complex financial analysis projects. - Analyzes and projects all aspects of company's financial performance. - Prepares analysis of divisional and department financial performance....
The Financial Analyst is responsible for performing analytical and operational support duties within the Accounting Department. Assists the Chief Financial Officer in conducting analysis of the effect of new business initiatives and changes to regulatory reports. Creates, manages and provides various monthly, quarterly, annual and ad hoc reports to Regulatory agencies, the Board of Directors and m...
We are a leader in our industry and as such we are seeking a Top performing (Professionally and Academically) to join our operational risk analytics team! The team provides analytical support to measure operational risk, an important and critical risk for the bank that continues to receive increasing attention. The team leads the development and enhancement of the Basel Advanced Management Approac...
Financial Analyst Archdiocese of Boston SUMMARY: The Financial Analyst is responsible for performing the financial analysis for Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston entities with a strong Accounts Receivable emphasis. This role will require the ability to work in a team environment with Managers and Senior/Staff accountants and other associates responsible for the daily accounting management of th...
Overview Rylem Consulting is a leading resource in the Northwest for talent management. We help dynamic companies- Fortune 500 companies as well as innovative and exciting startups- identify and recruit game-changing talent. We currently have a great position for a Jr. Financial Analyst at a large publicly traded company with over $1B in revenue, located in Tacoma, WA. Job Description: Rylem is lo...
Financial Analyst - Real Estate Investment A quickly growing real estate investment company is looking for a junior level analyst to join their team. This role will be part of a small team and will work with the President and VP of Finance. This junior level analyst will be involved in all aspects of investment finance process. The ideal candidate will be a 2013 or 2014 graduate with real estate f...
Experis Finance is seeking local, highly qualified Financial Analyst professionals for upcoming projects with our clients. Whether youre looking for something new today or in the future, wed love to hear from you. Consultants at Experis are the driving force for our success. Our consultants bring a wealth, and depth of knowledge to our various service offerings, and are responsible for deliverable...
Experis Finance is seeking local, highly qualified Financial Analyst professionals for upcoming projects with our clients. Whether youre looking for something new today or in the future, wed love to hear from you. Consultants at Experis are the driving force for our success. Our consultants bring a wealth, and depth of knowledge to our various service offerings, and are responsible for deliverable...
Great Essex County Client seeks SENIOR FINANCIAL ANALYST!!! The SeniorFinancial Analyst will provide in-depth analysis and support for the financial group operations team. Principal duties and responsibilities of this job include: Support and/or assist accounting team with month end close activities. Maintain monthly and quarterly historical and trending analysis. Provide information to management...
SENIOR FINANCIAL ANALYST JOB This role requires a highly motivated individual who will use their experience and education to contribute to building and maintaining the business metrics of a growing company. You will leverage technology to transform data into reporting. You will develop reports for trending and analysis of specific business objects & processes, such as revenue forecasting, margin a...
Are you looking for the next step in your career? Looking for an opportunity to expand your skill set? Our client, a major global media and communications company is looking to add a Financial Analyst / Senior Accountant to their growing staff. The Financial Analyst / Senior Accountant, a wonderful blend of finance and accounting responsibilities, will work directly with divisional Controllers / F...
The Sr.Financial Analyst, Portfolio Services will compile data and reports regarding the performance of the HOA portfolio serviced by HGV along with supporting any requirements from operations. The Team Member will perform general financial modeling, data mining, reporting and analysis. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Brand? Hilton Grand Vacations is the preeminent vacation ownership...
Financial Analyst We have a long term contract position available for a Financial Analyst in the Charlotte, NC area with one of our large clients. The right candidate will have experience leading cost management and budget control for large multi-million dollar projects. This Financial Analyst will work with multiple business units within a large corporation to provide analysis and reporting on th...
Our reputable client in the Financial Services industry located in the Inland Empire is seeking to add a Financial Analyst to their team. The ideal candidate will come out of a Financial Services environment. Job Summary: Analysis of financial data to support weekly and monthly reproting Forecasting weekly/monthly financial results Preperation of KPI's and assisting with corporate budgeting Mainta...
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Sr. Financial Analyst

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