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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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...
We are hiring temporary Financial Analyst Support to work for a large and diversified financial services company located in Baltimore, MD. Positions do have a strong possibility of permanent opportunities. We will consider candidates with a 4 year degree and finance/accounting/banking internship experience Positions will include: We are looking for candidates who are motivated and willing to learn...
Randstad is looking for an experienced financial analyst with 1-2 years of experience. Will be handling benefits calculations, auditing, data input and reconciliation's. Will conduct research as needed and track activities in Microsoft Excel. Will be responsible for various clerical duties as needed. Working hours: 8:00am-5:00pm Must have: - 0-2 years financial analyst experience - Strong Microsof...
Malvern, PA - We are searching for a Financial Analyst/Compliance Associate in a temp-to-hire basis for Vanguard. A broker-dealer background and knowledge of mutual funds is critical for this role. The major responsibility will be to analyze, review and identify suspicious client activity and assist with required reporting to the appropriate governmental agencies per the USA PATRIOT Act. Participa...
Currently looking for a Jr. Financial/Business Analyst in Frisco with a growing company!! This is a DIRECT HIRE opportunity. Summary: This position will develop and provide detailed analysis on weekly/monthly financial and industry trends using key Company and industry financial ratios and data, and assist with other ad-hoc reporting. Further, the incumbent is expected to analyze and recommend enh...
Financial Analyst Monthly Financial Reporting: Support month end closing process including: close and balance sub ledgers, preparation of journal entries, upload of financial statement to consolidation tool (Khalix). Prepare monthly account analysis with explanations of trends Prepare monthly Plant reporting for Corporate requirements Prepare monthly headcount reports and labor reconciliations Mon...
Sr. IT Business Analyst-Dynamic New team in SF Financial District! Job Label:PFFC-SRBA For the seasoned IT professional that is looking to step outside the typical brick and mortar and move into a dynamic, progressive and stable company, our Senior IT Business Analyst role is the ideal opportunity. You will plan, define, design, coordinate, manage, and contribute to the definition of Enterprise-le...
Your Cllinical Financial Analayst skills are needed just about anywhere. But is it where you want to go? Imagine working for one of the nation's most respected companies. Making a strategic contribution. Receiving the rewards and recognition you deserve. Whether you are pursuing a contract or permanent placement, Experis knows how and where to get you where you want to go. Are you interested? The...
Job Summary: The Senior Financial Analyst will support the Company’s efforts in the areas of Investor Relations, Treasury, Strategic Planning and Financial Planning & Analysis. This role will provide financial / analytical support and competitive analyses in both structured and ad hoc manners. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Essential Job Functions Develop financial, industry and competitiv...
This position is currently located at the Troy, MI area. Job Summary/Objective The Senior Financial Analyst – FP&A IT role will be responsible for providing financial planning and analysis support for IT and Technology functions of SourceHOV. Essential Functions and Accountabilities Lead the coordination, organization and execution of FP&A activities for IT & Technology function, including traditi...
360i Adweek's Digital Agency of the year is looking for an Associate Finance Analyst. The position will report to Manager, Client Finance. The successful candidate will have a minimum 6 months of financial experience with a track record in forecasting, month end close, billing or analysis; excellent communication skills; and a collaborative working style. Ideal candidates will also be flexible, dr...
Position Purpose The Senior Financial Planning Analyst is responsible for analysis, documentation and thorough execution of processes and compliance in the areas of revenue forecasting, pricing and other strategic & tactical analyses requested by executives and stakeholders. Functionally, the Senior Financial Planning Analyst works hand in hand with the Director of Finance, Controller, CFO, Sales...
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Financial Reporting Analyst Location: Cranston, RI Duration: 6+ months This group is responsible for support business lines by taking report requests and creating reports for the business lines. Reports range from requests asking for reporting that needs to be provided to Accounting for regulatory requests to reports for loan payoffs. Qualifications: • Strong problem solving and time management sk...
Formed in 1999, Crane Aerospace & Electronics, a Crane Co. Segment, is known for its technical strength, proven product reliability, innovative solutions and overall value. Crane Aerospace & Electronics is ISO 9001 and AS9100 certified and committed to world-class processes. From application engineering through design and manufacturing, Crane Aerospace & Electronics offers a comprehensive approach...
The Philadelphia office seeks a Financial Analyst to handle a variety of projects and monthly processes as well as be available for ad-hoc work at the direction of the CFO or Director of Financial Planning & Analysis. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to: Preparation of the Firm’s “Monday Report” which outlines key financial indicators to Firm Management on a weekly basis Prepa...
Blue chip investment management firm with offices located MetroWest of Boston seeks experienced Senior Financial Reporting Analyst. This is a terrific opportunity to become a key player within a growing company. Description: Responsible for all aspects of the Financial Reporting process Provide direct assistance to the Financial Reporting Manager and serve as a focal point for client Coordinate ac...
RESPONSIBILITIES: A world class technology company in Ramsey, NJ This firm offers a diverse array of innovative medical technologies, including reconstructive, medical and surgical, and neurotechnology and spine products to help people lead more active and more satisfying lives. This firm was named to Fortune's "Top 100 Companies to Work For" for the third straight year and a Gallup Great Workplac...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking an Financial Analyst for their Princeton, New Jersey location. This role is responsible for all areas relating to financial reporting and analysis, with specific focus on producing monthly consolidation and reporting packages as well as various departmental reporting packages used by the Executive team to monitor financial performance. In addition, this pers...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce is working with a client in the St Louis, MO area in search of a Financial Analyst. Responsibilities will include coordinating financial data and collection, general ledger activity, preparing financial statements, and preparing and reviewing journal entries. REQUIREMENTS: Bachelors degree in accounting 1-3 years experience Must be working towards CPA...
RESPONSIBILITIES: A local St. Louis, Missouri (MO) client is hiring for a Senior Financial Analyst. This role will be responsible for analyzing financial results and business performance to provide business partners with reporting and support in making informed business decisions. Duties: Preparation of monthly reports and analysis of trends Ad hoc analysis as requested Coordinate with accounting...
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