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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Financial analyst / Senior Financial analyst This is a temporary/contract position based in Houston. Our client is looking for a financial analyst or senior financial analyst to come on as soon as possible. Big 4 experience is preferred but not essential, as well as coming from the Oil field services or manufacturing industry, again this is preferred but not essential. Position Summary: You are...
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. Responsibilities Budgeting, planning an...
Liberty Mutual Insurance At Liberty Mutual Insurance, doing the right thing is essential to all that we do. Our commitment to building and sustaining a talented and diverse workforce has helped us to become a global leader in property and casualty insurance. As of December 31, 2012, Liberty Mutual Insurance had $36.9 billion in annual consolidated revenue. Our financial strength and profitability...
Raytheon Corporation Waltham, MA
This position can be a Salary Grade A03 or Salary Grade A04 based on the candidate's qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibility requirements for the position....
Financial Analyst / Sr. Financial Analyst Requisition ID -2953132017 The Position The hired Financial Analyst will provide financial support to key decision-making processes related to Research and Development expenditures and budgeting. He or she will also be responsible for developing and investigating recommendations on cost reduction and profit improvement programs to Senior Management and...
Apple Computer Baltimore, MD
Financial Analyst - FP&A, Online Store Financial Analyst Job Number: 35300377 Santa Clara Valley, California, United States Posted: Sep. 10, 2014 Weekly Hours: 40.00 Job Summary Apple is seeking a Financial Analyst to join the FP&A team supporting the WW Online Store. Become a part of a team that manages the full P&L to drive key business decisions. This role will challenge you and has great...
Jackson Laboratory Sacramento, CA, 94204
There is a regular full time position as a JMCRS Fiscal Manager/Senior Financial Analyst/Financial Analyst III in JAX Mice, Clinical & Research Services. Working under general supervision, this position is responsible for independently performing a full range of financial analyst assignments. This position may oversee the work assignments of other professionals or have assignments that are recogn...
Great News! DaVita is currently seeking a Financial Analyst or Senior Financial Analyst for our Corporate Finance department located in Federal Way, WA! DaVita is the dialysis division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc., aFortune 500® companythat, through its operating divisions, provides a variety of health care services to patient populations throughout the United States and abroad. A leadin...
The Toro Company Bloomington, MN
MAJOR FUNCTIONS: Provide financial analysis and support to the RLC Division’s product categories in the areas of new product development, plans/projections and category profitability models. Responsible for updating management with the business operating results in terms of costs, budgets, and corporate policies. Partners with programs administration, general and cost accounting teams to proactiv...
DaVita, Inc. Federal Way, WA
Description Great News! DaVita is currently accepting applications for Financial Analysts and Senior Financial Analysts for our Corporate Finance division! Positions to be based in either Federal Way, WA or Denver, CO!!! ** These applications are being accepted for future opportunities! ** DaVita is the dialysis division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc., a Fortune 500® company that, through i...
Schneider Electric Quarry Bay, South Carolina
The FPA&R function supports the Country Finance Partner / CFO in addressing the Business & Organization transformation of the Schneider Electric Business in Hong Kong and Macau, with approximately 100 M.Euros in sales and fast growing. The mission of the FPA&R function is to lead the financial reporting, controlling and performance analysis of the Business: a) Prepare, report, analyze actual and...
The Nielsen Company Markham, ON
Description The Finance group supports various business needs such as: Corporate Reporting and Financial Statements, Financial Analysis, Accounts Receivable, Billing, Contracts, Payroll, Capital Assets Management, Budgets and Forecasts. As a Financial/Senior Financial Analyst you will be responsible for supporting management with: • Financial Planning - coordination and execution of financial p...
Primary Purpose Supports the Infrastructure Investments group within Sempra US Gas & Power. Within the Infrastructure Investments group, the FA/SFA will be involved in screening, analysis and execution of asset acquisitions. These acquisitions will include investments in renewable projects developed at Sempra or by third parties as well as investments in midstream sector by Sempra or its MLP . Pos...
Marten Transport Portland, OR
Job TitleFinancial Analyst 3 - AFSCME (Strategic Pricing Sr. Financial Analyst)DepartmentHospital Financial ServicesLocationFAB 650Work Unit DescriptionWork Schedule, Hours, FTE, Salary Range******This position is subject to a collective bargaining agreement with the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME)****This is a full-time (1.0) FTE position. Schedule will be Mo...
Liberty Mutual Holding Company Inc. Boston, MA, 02298
Advance your career at Liberty Mutual Insurance - A Fortune 100 Company! The Commercial Insurance Finance - Planning & Analysis department is looking for a highly motivated individual to join the Expense Management team. In this role, you will support the annual budgeting, forecasting, and management fee process. Additionally, you will participate in the monthly book-close reporting process that ...
Liberty Mutual Insurance Dover, NH
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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...
Liberty Mutual Holding Company Inc. Dover, NH, 03821
Advance your career at Liberty Mutual Insurance - A Fortune 100 Company! Independently participates in a fast paced team environment concentrating on the critical analysis and project management responsibilities that support SBU and Treasury initiatives in regards to bank account analysis, compliance, budget, fraud/forgery, and check signing. Individual must communicate and present to senior-leve...
MAJOR FUNCTIONS: Provide financial analysis and support to the RLC Division’s product categories in the areas of new product development, plans/projections and category profitability models. Responsible for updating management with the business operating results in terms of costs, budgets, and corporate policies. Partners with programs administration, general and cost accounting teams to proactiv...
Key responsibilities of this role will include: Planning and Forecasting: You will be an integral part of revenue forecast cycles and the annual budgeting/planning process for the WW Online Store. Your role will help shape the future state of the Apple Online Store. P&L: As part of HQ FP&A team for Worldwide Online Store Finance, you will be one of the core team members to manage the P&L. Finan...

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