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 Equinix, Inc. Equinix is the leading global interconnection platform, accelerating business performance by connecting companies to their customers and partners inside the world's most networked data centers. More than 4,500 of the world's most demanding customers trust us to provide a place where they can run their mission-critical applications and grow their businesses. Our dream is to int...
This position is responsible for the optimization of the overall efficiency and effectiveness of the Route Accounting function of Strategic Brand Minute Maid. This will be accomplished by focusing on front end execution. The successful candidate must be able to support and accurately maintain all Minute Maid billing processed within the SAP P08 system. This position will also be in charge of anal...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Financial Analyst in Overland Park, Kansas (KS). Key Responsibilities: Monitor and report on variances Help create and maintain annual budget Develop economic models that predict future business results in support of corporate and business development initiatives to improve profitability and capital efficiency Create detailed modeling; build ad-hoc m...
Duties & Responsibilities Duties & Responsibilities Corporate Accounting has an immediate opening for an Intercompany Accountant, located in North Reading, Ma. The Intercompany Accountant will be responsible for tracking and understanding of intercompany transactions and transfer prices between Teradyne's subsidiaries. Responsibilities will include: General Ledger entries for allocation of inv...
One Passion. One Culture. Endless Opportunity. At NVIDIA, our employees are passionate about parallel and visual computing. We're united in our quest to transform the way graphics are used for work and play. Our technology impacts the visual experience in video game development, film production, space exploration, medicine, computational finance and automotive design. And we've only scratched the...
We’re currently sourcing for a Financial Analyst Job in the East Bay, CA, working with a prominent name in Healthcare. The Financial Analyst should have some financial experience in the healthcare field, and the ability to work with project-mindedness to successfully measure various initiatives concurrently. This is a great role for an experienced analyst, working across internal departments and l...
Sales Senior Financial Analyst - San Francisco, CA Salary: $85K – $110K, plus bonus Job Description: In this position, you will work closely with all levels of the sales organization to maximize revenue opportunities and to increase business productivity. You will prepare the annual budget and monthly outlooks for the market, including business planning, budgeting, forecasting, variance analysi...
If you’re interested in working for a leading, mid-size Contract Research Organization (CRO) that has a massive global reach, then look no further, because Pharm-Olam International offers all of this and more. We are a company that strives to deliver cost-effective, quick-to-market clinical services in today’s emerging marketplace. Pharm-Olam has one of the largest global footprints of any CRO tod...
Our large national healthcare client has a job opening for a Senior Financial Analyst Manager in San Francisco, CA! Thought partner for Project Financial Management: • Problem solve: identify root causes and propose (data-driven) solutions; provide direction to implement fixes • Day to day leadership of SA Finance Team in SF • Provide direction and training • Support Ad Hoc requests to includ...
Senior Financial Analyst, FP&A GLOBALFOUNDRIES is seeking a highly skilled and motivated Senior Financial Analyst to support the Information Technology organization. The FP&A Senior Analyst will be a key team member responsible for providing visibility into Information Technology financial performance, managing projects and delivering insight. You will work with cross-functional teams, gain valu...
PRIMARY FUNCTION(S) Provide support in all aspects of financial management to the Airspace Mission Planning Division. RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Specific Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Responsible for monitoring and administration of commitments, obligations, and expenditures incurred for Mission Planning programs. Develop, implement, and execute current and prior program b...
Financial Analyst in Columbus, IN 2-3 MONTH CONTRACT Job Responsibility In what department will this person be working? Finance Who will this person be reporting to on a daily basis? PFR Leader What are the typical work hours associated with this assignment? Will there be any overtime? Typical work hours - 8.30 a.m to 5.30 a.m No overtime Will there be any travel associated with this positi...
The Financial Analyst is responsible for developing, interpreting and implementing financial concepts for financial planning and accounting. Supports the Company’s annual planning and accounting close process, including sales, operating expenses, capital, and budget allocations. Performs technical analysis to determine present and future financial performance. Works on projects/problems of divers...
CVPartners is actively working with our San Francisco based client to source for an Interim Sr. Financial Analyst. This role will be linking and integrating financial reporting to streamline the overall reporting process. This position is expected to last up to 3 months. Responsibilities/Requirements: Automate existing financial reporting processes Redesign processes for expediency Advanced Ex...
. A Financial Analyst - Cost Accounting position on available in the Redwood City area is available courtesy of Adecco Engineering and Technical. Will provide cost accounting support for high volume manufacturing operations. Will be responsible for assisting in daily activities, month-end close and reporting, budgeting, annual cost roll and other duties as needed. Financial Analyst - Cost Accoun...
Reports To Associate Director for Finance & Operations RESPONSIBILITIES Financial Analysis and Management: Work with the Associate Director to: • Develop strategic multi-year financial planning and analysis for revenue, income, and expenditure areas. • Prepare financial forecasts, variance reports and analysis, including custom financial reports for the Director, Managers, and the Dean's Off...
Description: If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Financial discipline and accountability count more today than ever. Which is why your performance and innovation will find a reception here like nowhere else as you help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm) Primary Responsibilities:...
Company Confidential Santa Rosa, CA
Medtronic – Santa Rosa, CA Cardiovascular Finance Division Senior Financial Analyst Position Description The Senior Financial Analyst is primarily responsible for providing financial support for the Santa Rosa, CA Extrusion Operations organization. Proactively manages key financial processes including cost accounting, planning, forecasting, and reporting. Contributes to defining the direction ...
Company Confidential Somerset, PA, 15501
FINANCIAL ANALYST to prep & analyze fin'l plans, forecasts & reports for Hotels/ motels/ conference centers owned & managed by KMD Hospitality. Job based in Somerset, PA. Send resumes to: Mahendra Patel, 215 Ramada Road, Somerset, PA 15501...
Financial Analyst San Ramon, CA 6 month contract to hire Modis is currently speaking with Financial Analysts that are open to a 6 month to start contract to hire position in San Ramon, CA. Candidate must be local to the bay area and able to work as a W-2 consultant. • You will be part of a new group in charge of tracking invoices, PR’s chargebacks, SOW’s, etc for budgeting and accruals. • We ...

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Sr. Financial Analyst

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$58,970.00 - $112,500.00
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Master's
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Bachelor's
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