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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The Financial Planning & Analysis group is seeking a analyst to join its team in Kansas City. The FP&A group Management Reporting to the executive team in their efforts to make decisions and implement operational improvements that enhance the Company’s performance. The team executes SG&A management as well as process improvements based on WireCo WorldGoup’s strategic priorities. The team is respon...
Burned out by the "Big" guys? Tired of being a faceless, nameless body among many? Looking to be valued as an individual? We are looking for bright people who want be part of a small, growing company. You'll never be lost in the crowd. We value you and want to help your career grow along with us! Description: Serve as an integral full-time member of the Lynch Consultants team providing finance an...
SALARY GRADE: $54,032.45 - $77,103.29 POSITION PURPOSE The SCM Finance team of analysts is responsible for supporting the finance function of Trinity Health's Supply Chain Management (SCM), including Shared Procurement and UAPO. Provides analytical review of financial information focused primarily on improving the performance of Regional Health Ministries (RHM) and providing accountability to th...
Our client, a large financial services company headquartered in the Montgomery County area is actively recruiting for a new Financial Analyst to join the team. This company has grown significantly over the past few years and they are excited to add a new member. The ideal candidate will have strong career motivation as this organization can offer significant promotional opportunity and they are lo...
SALARY GRADE: $61,681.30 - $77,103.29 POSITION PURPOSE Responsible for preparation of routine and ad-hoc reports for use by the Regional Health Ministry (RHM), Region, System Financial Operations and Senior Leadership teams for analysis and decision-making. Provides support to Financial Operations Managers, Directors and Vice Presidents in the coordination, distribution, collection, consolidatio...
The Sutter West Bay Region supports our affiliated hospitals, medical foundations and private practices to function as one team - all working together as an integrated delivery system spanning from Lakeport to San Francisco, sharing best practices and delivering better value to our patients. The 7 acute care hospitals that make up the Sutter West Bay Region are as follows: California Pacific Medic...
LKQ Corporation is the largest nationwide provider of aftermarket collision replacement products, recycled OEM products and refurbished OEM collision replacement products such as wheels, bumper covers and lights. Additionally, we are a leading distributor of paint and body shop supplies. We serve tens of thousands of collision-repair businesses, mechanical service shops and vehicle dealerships th...
Are you interested in being a part of the ongoing success of the largest publicly traded insurance company in the U.S.? Do you want to bring your vision, skills and drive to a Fortune 100® company with over 83 years of financial stability? Does challenging work and unlimited professional growth potential excite you? Then an opportunity in Investments Operation Finance at Allstate is right for you!...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Financial Data Analyst Chicago, IL Full-Time $50,000 - $75,000 Apply Apply Financial Data Analyst Chicago, IL Full-Time $50,000 - $75,000 Apply Job Details If you are a Financial Data Analyst with experience, please read on! Top Reasons to Work with Us 1. We are a pioneer and leader in the dev...
Financial Analyst Consultant- Large Financial Firm Our client is a premier financial services institution that provides a wide range of services worldwide to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth individuals. This position is within the Finance team supporting Global Operations. This role provides CFO Model su...
ATK Aerospace is the world's top producer of solid rocket propulsion systems and a leading supplier of military and commercial aircraft structures. It also specializes in small and micro-satellites; satellite components and subsystems; lightweight space deployables and solar arrays; and low-cost, quick-to-market launch solutions; flares and decoys; and energetic materials and related technologies....
Pratt & Whitney, a recognized leading producer of the world's most advanced jet engines, is looking for dedicated individuals to become a part of our organization. If you would like to work in a dynamic environment and possess the motivation to incorporate new ideas into practice, this may be the opportunity you've been waiting for! Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE:UTX),...
Verisign operates the infrastructure for a portfolio of top-level domains that today include .com, .net, .tv, .edu, .gov, .jobs, .name and .cc, as well as two of the world's 13 Internet root servers. Verisign's product suite also includes Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Protection Services, iDefense Security Intelligence Services and Managed DNS. Purpose The Sr Financial Analyst develops an...
Description Northrop Grumman Information Systems seeks a financial analyst to support the sector’s financial reporting, planning, and analysis activities. Responsibilities include the development, consolidation, and analysis of the sector’s financial statements including international operations (income statement, balance sheet, cash flow, supplemental schedules) for monthly reporting and forecas...
Summary: Dish Digital, an EchoStar company, is seeking a dynamic Financial Analyst to join the team in our American Fork, UT location. This position will report into our Denver, CO headquarters so the ideal candidate must be able to work independently and communicate effectively with a remote team. Responsibilities: Project reviews/financial oversight. Compile, communicate and submit monthly f...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking an Financial Analyst in Springfiedl, Massachusetts (MA) to assist business development efforts, such as proposal preparation or client relationship support. Under supervision, this position will: Develop and/or prepare financial models for utility cost of service, rate and charge studies Assist in the preparation of economic impact, cost-effectiveness, a...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Senior Financial Analyst for their Pleasanton, California (CA) location. Responsibilities: Support the contracting program and Contract Administrators Lead and/or support contract projects Prepare contract analyses and reports Maintain and update the contracts database on a routine basis REQUIREMENTS: HS Diploma required; Bachelor's Degree preferre...
Does working with financial information and the agriculture production industry describe you? If you like working with people and want to make a difference, come join our growing team atCHS Capitalas aFinancial Credit Analyst. CHS Capital provides financial solutions to make it easier for agricultural producers, retail cooperatives, and commercial businesses to succeed. This position will provide ...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Senior Financial Analyst in Indianapolis, Indiana (IN) location. This is a great opportunity for driven candidates looking for future career growth and advancement. REQUIREMENTS: Requires prior experience in accounting, finance, economics, statistical analysis, or IT 2-5 plus years experience preferably Experience with SQL, specifically writing SQL que...
Position Description: Identifies high potential areas of growth, improved profitability, or efficiency gains to target for evaluation. Provides input for prioritizing efforts. Takes initiative and works independently to conduct special studies to analyze complex financial data; prepares recommendations for policy, procedure, control, or action plans to achieve growth, improved profitability, or ...

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