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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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Business Analyst- Compliance Division of 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. Duties: Independently performs analysis and review of findings within multiple areas of expertise....
Randstad is working with a premier investment banking firm dedicated to serving the corporate finance needs of middle market business owners, investors and creditors. They are actively looking to fill a permanent Financial Banking Analyst position in the Boston Area. The ideal Financial Banking Analyst for this company will be entry level, with 1-3 years of experience. Must have a willingness to t...
Senior Financial Analyst-Public accounting candidates wanted Position Profile CMAx Advisors is assisting a great client in the Columbus area in their search for top talent. The Senior Financial Analyst will be part of the Corporate Finance/Strategy team. This role will have great exposure to upper management and provide plenty of opportunities for growth and advancement. The daily responsibilities...
Our client is seeking a Senior Financial Analyst in New York, New York (NY). Description: Budget and forecast of Retail AuM and Revenue. Develop, update and maintain the new budgeting and forecasting model for Retail AuM and Revenue. Provide data and perform due diligence for monthly AiiM month-end close. Develop and prepare monthly reports for both Retail AuM and Revenue and IT. Analysis of the m...
Our client is seeking a Senior Financial Analyst for their Irving, Texas location. Responsibilities include: Assist with the preparation of financial plans and budgets Analyze, interpret and communicate cost and expense variances to management Develop financial models to facilitate reporting and analysis Prepare forecasts and analyze trends Provide leadership in developing process improvements on...
Our client in Boca Raton, FL is currently seeking a Financial Analyst for a permanent position. This position will be responsible for performing budgeting, forecasting, financial analysis, and variance reports. The ideal candidate will have 4-5 years of experience along with a Bachelors degree in Accounting or Finance. Must have experience in assisting with annual budgets, preparing monthly perfor...
Our Metro Detroit client is seeking a Sr Financial Analyst for a direct-hire position. The North America Aftermarket Financial Analyst is responsible for analyzing the financial statement sales margin performance on the North American Aftermarket. This includes creating profitability reports at a product line level and at a customer level. The Financial Analyst will also develop and maintain finan...
Financial Analyst III needed for a contract opportunity with Yoh's client located in Stamford, CT. Top Skills You Should Possess - Advanced skills in Excel - Two (2) plus years of experience in Risk or Finance - Strong documentation and analytics What You'll Be Doing: - Support initiatives related to quantitative analytic modeling for aircraft valuations and reporting processes. Serve as the data...
Financial Analyst IV needed for a contract opportunity with Yoh's client located in Stamford, CT. Top Skills You Should Possess - Advanced skills in Excel - Five (5) plus years of experience in Risk or Finance - Strong documentation and analytics What You'll Be Doing: - Serve as contributing leader to aircraft valuations, including analysis, documentation, - implementation, monitoring and reportin...
Senior Financial Analyst Job with SAP Job in Atlanta, GA Looking for Senior Financial Analyst with SAP to fill a permanent opportunity in Atlanta, GA. Candidate should have around 3-5 years of experience. MUST HAVE SAP! The salary range for this position is $70-75K. This is a development position, great opportunity for growth and exposure to all lines of business! This is a traditional Senior Fina...
Stable and growing international manufacturing company is offering an outstanding opportunity for a Senior Financial Analyst to join their organization. This position will be responsible for the financial analysis of Operations and will require an individual with excellent analytical skills, both written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work independently. Support includes provid...
A very profitable, stable and rapidly growing company located in Melville New York is seeking a financial analyst. This role will support the senior financial management of the company and creates reports and actionable data for CEO, CFO & COO as well as other members of the management team. This role is very visible within the company. The responsibilities will include: Produce monthly reports su...
A manufacturing and distribution client of ours is looking for an experienced accountant for a Senior Financial Analyst Job at Oak Brook, IL. The right person for the job will have a minimum of three years of experience in a blended role of accounting and financial. The Senior Financial Analyst will be responsible for supporting their largest client, full P&L month end close, financial reporting,...
Our well recognized client is looking to fill a Senior Financial Planning & Analysis Analyst job. The candidate for the Senior Financial Planning & Analysis Analyst will be a key member of the finance team and is responsible for developing, forecasting and reviewing expense plans, as well as supporting the Finance Manager. The Analyst candidate must have strong analytical, problem solving and crit...
At Parker + Lynch, St. Louis, MO we are seeking a Senior Financial Reporting Analyst for our client. This job is open with a nationwide technology company looking for someone to join their team. For this job the candidate should be able to work in a face paced environment, open to working overtime,. Candidates for this job will oversee the analysis and accounting activities of all international jo...
Parker and Lynch is looking for fill a Financial Analyst with an Oil and Gas company based in Dallas, TX. The Financial Analyst will have experience working within expense variance analysis and has strong technical skills. Financial Analyst job Responsibilities: -Support the company-wide annual planning process and subsequent monthly forecasting process -Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual perf...
Financial Systems Analyst Job - Skokie, IL - Hyperion - HFM This position will report directly to the Financial Systems Manager be responsible to implement, develop and maintain the corporate financial systems for the new group. The position will have a heavy focus on Hyperion Financial Management (HFM). There will be constant interaction will all members of the worldwide finance organization. Dut...
Parker & Lynch is conducting a search for a Sr. External Reporting Analyst job in Troy, MI. You should have at least four years' experience working with publicly traded companies. In this position you will work directly with upper management in a fast paced environment. You can also expect to be exposed to multiple groups across the company. Responsibilities of the Senior External Reporting Analys...
Parker + Lynch has a Senior Financial Analyst job in Fort Worth, TX. The client is looking for a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) who has cash flow statement experience. You will be preparing analysis of financial statements with focus on cash flow statements. We are seeking someone who has Big 4 experience and knowledge in SEC reports. Responsibilities for the Senior Financial Analyst Job: • Pre...
Our client in the West Palm Beach area is looking to hire a Senior Financial Analyst for a newly created role in their rapidly growing organization. This Financial Analyst will be supporting the executive management team by developing, preparing and summarizing data analysis, helping to implement management initiatives, aiding in corporate budgeting, and other general tasks. Ideal candidates will...
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