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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Financial analyst / Senior Financial analyst This is a temporary/contract position based in Houston. Our client is looking for a financial analyst or senior financial analyst to come on as soon as possible. Big 4 experience is preferred but not essential, as well as coming from the Oil field services or manufacturing industry, again this is preferred but not essential. Position Summary: You are...
Johnson Health Tech is currently seeking a Financial Analyst or a Senior Financial Analyst to join our team in Cottage Grove, WI. Reporting to the Manager of Planning, Forecasting & Reporting in the Finance department, this position provides and supports the financial forecasting, planning and analysis needs of the business. This is a non-supervisory role. Qualifications Education: Minimum 4-ye...
This position is responsible for the optimization of the overall efficiency and effectiveness of the Route Accounting function of Strategic Brand Minute Maid. This will be accomplished by focusing on front end execution. The successful candidate must be able to support and accurately maintain all Minute Maid billing processed within the SAP P08 system. This position will also be in charge of anal...
About Equinix, Inc. Equinix is the leading global interconnection platform, accelerating business performance by connecting companies to their customers and partners inside the world's most networked data centers. More than 4,500 of the world's most demanding customers trust us to provide a place where they can run their mission-critical applications and grow their businesses. Our dream is to int...
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...
PRIMARY FUNCTION(S) Provide support in all aspects of financial management to the Airspace Mission Planning Division. RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Specific Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Responsible for monitoring and administration of commitments, obligations, and expenditures incurred for Mission Planning programs. Develop, implement, and execute current and prior program b...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce has a client seeking a Senior Financial Analyst to join their team in The Woodlands, TX. This position provides reporting support and financial analysis for the specific product lines. Duties: Coordinate the development of the annual operating budget and related analyses Assist with development on annual strategic plan updates and periodic business reviews with senior ...
CVPartners is actively working with our San Francisco based client to source for an Interim Sr. Financial Analyst. This role will be linking and integrating financial reporting to streamline the overall reporting process. This position is expected to last up to 3 months. Responsibilities/Requirements: Automate existing financial reporting processes Redesign processes for expediency Advanced Ex...
Kemper at a glance Kemper Corporation, with $8 billion in assets, is one of the nation's leading insurers. The Kemper family of companies specializes in property and casualty insurance and life and health insurance products for individuals, families and small businesses. Rated A- (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company, the leading insurance industry rating authority, Kemper ranks in the top 25 persona...
Financial Analyst in Columbus, IN 2-3 MONTH CONTRACT Job Responsibility In what department will this person be working? Finance Who will this person be reporting to on a daily basis? PFR Leader What are the typical work hours associated with this assignment? Will there be any overtime? Typical work hours - 8.30 a.m to 5.30 a.m No overtime Will there be any travel associated with this positi...
The Financial Analyst is responsible for developing, interpreting and implementing financial concepts for financial planning and accounting. Supports the Company’s annual planning and accounting close process, including sales, operating expenses, capital, and budget allocations. Performs technical analysis to determine present and future financial performance. Works on projects/problems of divers...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Financial Analyst for their Houston, TX location. This is a great opportunity for a full time position with this company. Work with Commercial Accounting and IT teams to identify reporting and technology solutions and strategies to achieve business results Work with Commercial Finance, Tax and Treasury and IT teams to identify reporting and technology s...
About Alcoa Alcoa is the world's leading integrated aluminum company, providing jobs to 61,000 employees across 31 countries. Since inventing the modern-day aluminum industry more than 120 years ago, Alcoa innovation has been behind major milestones in the aerospace, automotive, packaging, building and construction, commercial transportation, consumer electronics and industrial markets. Aluminum ...
Just Born Quality Confections is searching for a Financial Analyst to provide research, analysis and reporting for different facets of the Reporting, Treasury and Legal Services Team, including; Responsible for identification, partnering and tracking of Productivity for Investment in our Future (PIF) opportunities. Responsible for coordinating the Company’s legal exposures and tracking status of a...
Experis currently has a great Financial Analyst opportunity with a Global Automotive Manufacturer. Description: Assist with the coordination and management of the financial activities and operational support of our client Develop, analyze and review the monthly profit forecast Prepare and analyze annual budget/business plan for income statement and capital expenditures Work closely with opera...
Responsibilities of the financial analyst include active involvement in the preparation of the annual operating budget, including interim forecasts, and projection of revenue and expenses. Effective communication of forecasts and projections is required. Responsibilities also include tracking, updating and reporting on key monthly financial indicators, establishing professional working relationsh...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce has a client seeking a Senior Financial Analyst to join their team in Houston, TX who can compile and provide financial and operational analysis. Duties: Identify variances and trends and provide detailed explanations to management Produce custom reports Prepare cost-volume-profit analysis reporting for key projects within the business unit areas Compile monthly exec...
One Passion. One Culture. Endless Opportunity. At NVIDIA, our employees are passionate about parallel and visual computing. We're united in our quest to transform the way graphics are used for work and play. Our technology impacts the visual experience in video game development, film production, space exploration, medicine, computational finance and automotive design. And we've only scratched the...
Job # 5557BR Position Title NAVY Financial Analyst Job Category College: Non-Engineering City Washington State DC Country US Minimum Clearance Interim Secret Why TASC? At TASC we are committed to advancing our customers’ missions and creating a safer world. See yourself designing the next vital solution to get ahead of evolving cyber threats or advancing security efforts to protect American...
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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Sr. Financial Analyst

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Master's
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