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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Our client located in Greenway Plaza is looking for an experienced Financial Analyst on a temporary basis in Houston, Texas (TX). This person will be providing accounting/financial support to domestic operations, including monthly closing activities, variance analysis, and reconciliations. This is a great opportunity for career growth! Qualifications (required unless noted otherwise): Bachelor's d...
We are seeking a Senior Financial Analyst / Capitation/Shared Risk for a Contract to Hire position in Los Angeles, CA. Responsible for the monthly management of financial activity including various capitation payments, Shared Risk Analysis, provider incentives, claims analysis, journal entry preparation, account analysis, month-end reconciliations and preparation of financial reporting tools for c...
Our client is seeking a Financial Process Analyst in Fort Belvoir, Virginia (VA). Summary: Position is on the PMET/QA (Project Management Enterprise Team / Quality Assurance) team. Requires a background in process analysis, Federal Accounting and/or Federal Financial. Also Corrective action plan / deficiency remediation work (specifically for federal defense financial processes or account transact...
Summary: The Financial Analyst candidate will work within Financial Planning & Analysis department and will be a part of the Consolidations and Reporting team. The candidate must be a self-motivated individual and have the capacity to handle and work on multiple priorities in a rapidly changing environment. Flexibility is a must. The position requires an energetic and confident individual with sol...
Sr. Financial Analyst Role purpose The Sr. Financial Analyst role is responsible for supporting planning and analysis for the Latin America line of business. This includes month-end close reporting, budget and forecast preparation, and additional analysis. This position is highly analytic and detail oriented, requiring strong problem-solving and spreadsheet skills. Role Responsibility Month-End Cl...
Job Description: Are you an experience Financial Analyst with SAP experience? Apply now to this amazing opportunity with an amazing company! Must have a degree in accounting, finance or related discipline required. Experience with SAP. Minimum of 4 years professional accounting/financial analysis work experience. Must have a conceptual understanding of financial systems. Must be proficient in spre...
The Financial Analyst will be part of the team at our industry leading client headquartered in Northern Cincinnati. They are one of only two companies in their industry in the world. They sell products in every country in the world except three. They have never had a lay off. Company is investing in development of new products and well as new technology and processes. Sorry, no relocation. They wa...
Our client, a healthcare firm with offices in Tampa Bay, is looking for a Senior Financial Analyst to work closely with the manager of finance, and a team of financial analyst professionals. This person will be heavily involved in reporting, planning, and analysis. Some of the duties include, but are not limited to; performing forecasting and analysis of data in the areas of cost accounting, finan...
Our client is looking for a Senior Financial Analyst to join their Strategy, Planning & Analysis Department and work in a fast paced environment. This is a high profile candidate and they will be exposed to all levels of the organization. They will maximize financial and operational efficiencies. They will be working closely with the finance and operational management, leading in facilitating ongo...
Financial Reporting Analyst We are currently recruiting for an exciting Financial Reporting Analyst job with one of our clients in Richmond, VA. The ideal candidate will be responsible for developing, researching, analyzing, and planning of financial data. Primary Responsibilities Include: • Preparing financial statements in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles • Participates i...
Company located in Pittsburgh is searching for a Financial Analyst, with 3-5 years' experience. Manufacturing Experience Required Budgeting Forecasting Financial Modeling Variance Analysis 1 year of Cost Accounting Experience is a Plus Bachelor's Degree, in Accounting/Finance/or related field...
Finance Manager/ Senior Financial Analyst - prefer Sales Finance Large software company located in Redwood City looking to hire Finance Manager/Senior Financial Analyst to help lead the Company’s revenue forecasting processes and assist in the strategic planning and budgeting processes. This position reports directly to the Director of Financial Planning and will interact with executive management...
We have a job opening for a Financial Analyst for a client in the Katy, TX area. This position will provide financial planning and analysis for cost accounting activities for multiple manufacturing service centers. Review and reconcile labor, material, and overhead account activity on a periodic basis. The Financial Analyst job duties include: - Budgeting / Forecasting for assigned service centers...
A growing company in Bergen County is looking to add a Senior Financial Analyst to their staff. This is a great opportunity to grow within the company. The ideal candidate will have 3+ years of experience and a degree in Finance or Accounting. A CPA or MBA is a huge plus. Responsibilities include: Variance analysis, budgeting, forecasting, month end close and some journal entries. Must have experi...
Very Unique Company (extremely stable, unique industry niche) Currently Experiencing Significant Business Growth. Newly Created Role with Tremendous Growth Opportunity. Excellent Mid Town, NYC Location, very close to GCS, Terrific Working Atmosphere, Great People. Desired Skills/Experience: · Experience working closely with OLTP (Online Transaction Processing Systems and Software) within the Banki...
We are looking for a JUNIOR financial analyst! The best candidates will have experience with SAP and extensive Excel knowledge. You do not have to have been a financial analyst previously but must be knowledgeable with budgets, reports, and forecasting. A degree within the financial realm is REQUIRED. Please send your resume if you are a fit. Requirements/Education and Previous Work Experience Req...
Linde is currently seeking a Senior Financial Analyst to join the team in Murray Hill, New Jersey. Job Responsibilities: · As Senior Financial Analyst, this person will work with various RNA business teams, to create business cases, financial models and analysis for capital investment and acquisitions for Region North America. This person will work closely with the RNA business owners and the Corp...
FINANCIAL ANALYST The Beach Company offers the widest range of real estate services of any firm in the Charleston, SC region. Our privately held enterprise is actively engaged in development and management of many distinctive properties. Within our multi-faceted organization, we are immediately seeking a Financial Analyst. The Financial Analyst,as an integral part of the Financial Services Team, w...
Senior Financial Analyst Stable and Large Consumer Products company seeks a strategic Senior Financial Analyst. Description: The growing finance group within a large consumer products company seeks a strategic analyst to assist with product development. This positions is newly created and will have the opportunity to perform analysis in support of new and current products on the market. Desired Ex...
Senior Financial Analyst - Reimbursement Department: Rates and Reimbursement Schedule: Full-time salaried with benefits (exempt) Shift: Day shift Hours: Job Details At MedStar Health, we have a patient-first philosophy of care, compassion and clinical experience. As the largest healthcare system in the Baltimore/Washington region, our more than 30,000 employees and 5,600 affiliated physicians prov...
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