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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RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Financial Analyst in Richmond, VA. Responsibilities are as follows: Balance Sheet - Cash Flow Analysis CAPEX Budget / Capital Expenditures Work with accounting team (AR, AP, Cash Flow) 90M going into projects - this person will support these projects REQUIREMENTS: 5 years experience - Must have Excel SQL Access JD Edwards (not a must have)...
RESPONSIBILITIES: A large software company headquartered in Mountain View, CA is seeking a Sr. Financial Analyst to join their team. Position Responsibilities: Responsible for budget and headcount target transfer process in Hyperion During month end close, ensuring accruals are booked appropriately by accounting staff Manage roll up hierarchies and adding new cost centers in Oracle Assigning P.O.s...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client, a leading multinational manufacturing company is hiring a Senior Financial Analyst. In this role your Month end closing responsibilities will include Financial Statement preparation and analysis, Analysis and preparation of monthly financial and operational management reports, General ledger account analysis and reconciliation and Monthly spending reviews with control...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Senior Financial Analyst in Wheeling, Illinois (IL). Essential duties include: Delivery of financial guidance as an individual contributor working in specific functional areas within the organization. Provide an advanced level of guidance and insight regarding FPA/close process and apply key business drivers or operational variables during the analysis pro...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Financial Analyst in Richmond, VA. Responsibilities are as follows: Annual Planning Mostly Forecasting - (Main responsibility) Ad-Hoc reporting Interaction with Sr Leadership (VP level) Help with Best Practices across the Board Bottom line savings ROI's REQUIREMENTS: 5 years FA experience - must have Excel SQL Access JD Edwards (not a must have)...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Senior Financial Analyst in Richmond, VA. Building Dashboards: (Balance sheet Metrics, Revenue Trends, Headcount Analysis, Drivers) Pulling all data together Cost-To-Serve: Expectations, what is cost to serve their customers Visibility to CFO, COO and CEO Will support Senior Executives_not right away. As an example; will discuss Trends in the business, 5 y...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Financial Analyst in Boston, Massachusetts (MA). This is a great opportunity for a full time position with this company. Job Description: The Financial Analyst will provide a broad array of financial support on behalf of the Financial Operations & Analysis Group, including activities pertaining to analysis, forecasting, payment execution and management rep...
RESPONSIBILITIES: A Kforce client is seeking a Financial Analyst in Arlington, Virginia (VA). The Financial Analyst responsibilities include: Experience with automated systems to include database maintenance and reportin Demonstrated ability to make informed decisions, manage workload, and meet deadlines independently Demonstrate excellent interpersonal, organizational, and verbal & written commun...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client, a leading international service corporation in Stamford, CT., is seeking a Senior Financial Analyst to join its growing staff due to an internal promotion. This is a great opportunity for a full time position with this company. The Senior Financial Analyst will be responsible to: Prepare, track, and reconcile the annual budget Conduct marketing budget variance analysi...
Responsibilities At Verizon, we innovate constantly to help the biggest names in business do business – quicker and smarter. It takes vision. It takes focus. And we apply both every bit as much to the way we do business too. The brightest minds, the latest technologies and pioneering processes are combining to enhance this critical business function at our Center for Excellence. We’re finding new...
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Description Developing leading-edge navigation solutions with fiber-optic technology. Integrating “all glass cockpits” that help the warfighter in any weather, day or night. Improving state-of-the art sensors and radars. Success stories like these are why Northrop Grumman, Electronic Systems (ES) Woodland Hills, CA campus is an industry leader. If you’re searching for a career where you can be par...
Are you ready to explore the corporate side of retail? The TJX Companies, Inc. is the leading off-price apparel and home fashions retailer in the U.S. and worldwide, operating four major divisions - Marmaxx (T.J. Maxx and Marshalls) and HomeGoods in the United States; TJX Canada (Winners, HomeSense and Marshalls); and TJX Europe (T.K. Maxx and HomeSense). In late 2012, we acquired Sierra Trading P...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply JD Edwards Enterprise One Financial Analyst New York City, NY; Manhattan, NY Full-Time $90,000 - $140,000 Apply Apply JD Edwards Enterprise One Financial Analyst New York City, NY; Manhattan, NY Full-Time $90,000 - $140,000 Apply Job Details If you are a JD Edwards Enterprise One Financial Analyst with 3+ yea...
At Parker + Lynch in St. Louis, MO we have a client in need of a Financial Analyst. This is a great company that is located in St. Louis and loves team players. Our client also promotes work life balance along with needing a candidate that is willing to work some overtime when needed. This job requires a background in analysis to assist with building reports and understand market research. Our cli...
Parker + Lynch has a Senior Financial Analyst job in Flower Mound, TX. The client is looking for someone who has a Master’s degree and a minimum of five years’ experience. You will be responsible for providing financial analysis and input. We are seeking someone who is proficient with Microsoft applications and has Oracle experience. Responsibilities for the Senior Financial Analyst job: • Monthly...
Our rapidly growing privately held client is hiring for a Financial Analyst in the St. Louis, MO area. The Financial Analyst job responsibilities include: -Reviewing profitability and analysis of contracts to determine the key drivers of revenues. -Identifying KPI’s to make better business decisions -Budgeting, forecasting and some in-depth analysis Qualifications: 2+ years of financial analysis/a...
Our client in the St. Louis metro area is hiring for a Financial Analyst job. The Financial Analyst job responsibilities include: -Focus on analysis of IT Projects/implementations -Project Management and working with IT department on business initiatives -Reviewing profitability and analysis of contracts to determine the key drivers of revenues. -Identifying KPI’s to make better business decisions...
Company looking to expand it’s division in need of a strong Senior Financial Analyst. Great salary with great bonus potential, 401K, pension plan and good health/dental/vision coverage. Exposure to top management! Please send resume to ***** for immediate consideration. Our client is looking to expand and add another Senior Financial Analyst to the team! Must have heavy model...
A Senior Financial Analyst job is available for you right now in Winston Salem, NC. You may be the perfect candidate for this opportunity if you are a CPA or MBA with a minimum of 5 years progressive accounting and analysis experience in manufacturing. Our client is an acquisition-oriented industry leader that will offer you a team-focused environment where you will have the opportunity to impact...
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Sr. Financial Analyst

Salaries

$58,970.00 - $112,500.00
Typical Salary for Sr. Financial Analyst
(1045 Respondents)
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Education / Training

Master's
49.9%
Bachelor's
45.4%
(725 Respondents)
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