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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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...
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...
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...
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...
Currently we are looking for an experienced three “Financial Analyst / Financial Accountant” for our direct client based in Carrollton, TX location. Please have a look at the below requirement and if interested apply with your updated resume, rate and availability to *****. You can also reach me at 952-698-4455 to discuss further. Manager Notes: He would like to see candidate...
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...
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...
The Senior Systems Analyst formulates and defines the system scope and objectives based on customer needs. Devises or modifies procedures to solve complex problems, prepares detailed specifications from which programs will be written, analyzes and revises existing system logic problems and documentation as necessary, programs modifications using application language code and tools, tests, debugs, ...
EDUCATION: Bachelors Degree in Business or Healthcare Administration from an accredited college or university. EXPERIENCE: Two years in data analysis, planning or reporting position. Advanced use of MS Excel and Access. Preferred Experience: SQL and/or VBA programming PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must have eye/hand/foot coordination, finger/fine dexterity and be able to handle/grip/squeeze. Must be c...
Title: Financial Analyst Location: San Jose, CA Duration: 12+ months Roles/Skills: - Lead and complete large-scale, client-driven projects. - Communicate with clients and customers to determine their needs or requirements. - Assist with preparation of weekly, monthly and quarterly financial analysis schedules of actual vs. budget variances. - Prepare detailed annual financial budget and mon...
For problem-solvers and the analytically inclined: Help a world-leader in technology invest strategically, allocate wisely and drive shareholder value. Formulate groundbreaking processes, provide in-depth analysis and expertly manage Verizons assets. Responsibilities This position is responsible for coordinating Accounts Payable (AP) systems and staff support of AP processes in all systems utili...
SUMMARY: Support the SCES Program and the Program Management Office (PMO) in various capacities relating to the activities required within a Department of Defense (DoD) PMO. Tasks will include analysis of budget and funding streams in support of Government operations, support for DoD appropriations process, unfunded requirement processes, MIPR support and justification documentation. In addition ...
FINANCIAL ANALYST Company Stella Capital LLC Location San Francisco, CA Position Type Full Time Experience 1 year Financial Analyst Education MBA Finance Financial Analyst will build and update financial models and perform a wide range of modeling, research and portfolio management related duties. Detailed Responsibilities: Create and enhance detailed financial models for existing and pote...
Sleep Number is seeking a high effective Senior Financial Analyst to provide financial leadership, quantitative modeling, and analytical insight to multiple sales channel leaders to maximize top and bottom-line Company performance. Responsibilities: · Partner with key sales and business leaders · Lead financial forecasting and budgeting processes · Provide financial statement analysis, insight...
The Financial Analyst II is responsible for providing financial and operational analysis and support to the Accounts Receivable Financial Operations Group. Overall accountabilities include providing sound financial and operational analysis and interpretation and reporting of results in the areas of A/R, DSO, and cash recovery. This position is responsible for management reporting and providing in...
Position Overview · Support executive leadership with in-depth analysis and reporting on various projects, related data requests and financial reports in support of strategic initiatives · Work with individual members of the executive team on special projects involving their respective functional areas · Conduct financial analysis, by developing and utilizing financial models and other analysis...
Financial Analyst Location: Houston, TX (Downtown) SUMMARY: Growing, downtown Houston financial services company seeks strong Financial Analyst DESCRIPTION: Our fabulous Downtown Houston financial services client seeks a strong, experienced financial analyst to join their great team. This role will provide financial analysis support to operations and to the accounting team, and will be a key ...

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