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 Deliver financial guidance as an individual contributor supporting the Cloud business within the Finance organization. Responsible for gathering inputs and developing key assumptions. Provide indepth support and analysis for the budgeting and forecasting of Cloud financial and operational performance. Support more complex analyses across departments. This is a key position due t...
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...
Title Senior Analyst Sub Title Financial Analyst / Contract Management Support City Arlington State VA Description Performs analytical and evaluative work requiring a comprehensive knowledge of: (1) theory and principles; (2) financial and management organization, operations, and practices; (3) pertinent statutory or regulatory provisions; and (4) related basic economic, accounting, and legal ...
Title: Finance/Business Analyst Location: San Jose, CA Duration: 6 mos+ (renewable quarterly) Experis is currently searching for a Business Analyst/Financial Analyst for a long term contract opportunity with a premier client in San Jose, CA The role is a dual Business and Financial Analyst. It is expected that the candidate would perform -50% Business and -50% Financial Analyst functions, so a...
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...
Position #1 - Financial Analyst Summary: Law Firm finance department requires proactive, innovative, technology savvy, team member for fast paced environment with financial systems experience. Will assist with financial analysis and reporting, legal industry trends, monthly management reporting, client pricing and Alternative Fee arrangement analyses, system research and business development proj...
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...
Responsibilities Deliver financial guidance as an individual contributor supporting the Cloud business within the Finance organization. Responsible for gathering inputs and developing key assumptions. Provide indepth support and analysis for the budgeting and forecasting of Cloud financial and operational performance. Support more complex analyses across departments. This is a key position due t...
Responsibilities Deliver financial guidance as an individual contributor supporting the Cloud business within the Finance organization. Responsible for gathering inputs and developing key assumptions. Provide indepth support and analysis for the budgeting and forecasting of Cloud financial and operational performance. Support more complex analyses across departments. This is a key position due t...
Aon has a great opportunity for a Senior Financial Analyst to support our Financial Planning & Analysis team. This position is located in Chicago, IL. Position Overview: Senior Financial position supporting AGRC – Risk Consulting Americas (RCA) practice group, and US Finance organization. Responsible for performing all financial aspects including budgeting, forecasting, month-end close, variance...
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...
Company Confidential Somerset, PA, 15501
FINANCIAL ANALYST to prep & analyze fin'l plans, forecasts & reports for Hotels/ motels/ conference centers owned & managed by KMD Hospitality. Job based in Somerset, PA. Send resumes to: Mahendra Patel, 215 Ramada Road, Somerset, PA 15501...
Description: If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Financial discipline and accountability count more today than ever. Which is why your performance and innovation will find a reception here like nowhere else as you help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm) Prepares financial report...
Description: Position Description: If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Financial discipline and accountability count more today than ever. Which is why your performance and innovation will find a reception here like nowhere else as you help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm) Th...
This position is located in our MD, Bethesda facility Candidate will provide support to the National Intrepid Center of Excellence (NICoE) Resource Manager/Comptroller. The individual will provide support tasks to include: - Standardization and full documentation of the process of reconciling financial data in the agency's customer budgeting tool - Support tasks to standardize and fully documen...
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...
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...
Job Purpose: Reports financial status by preparing and analyzing financial plans, forecasts, and reports. Duties: * Tracks financial status by monitoring variances from plan. * Determines financial status by comparing and analyzing plans and forecasts with actual results. * Improves financial status by analyzing results and variances; identifying trends; recommending actions. * Reconciles tr...
Step Up, Stand Out: Advance By joining Ciber, you can turn your innovative ideas into world class solutions for some of the world's most dynamic companies. With global reach and deep technical experience, Ciber is big enough to keep you working with household names, but small enough for you to stand out and advance. Choose a career at Ciber and enjoy an environment where being challenged and rewa...
Sunoco Logistics Partners L.P. (NYSE: SXL) is a master limited partnership that owns and operates a logistics business consisting of a geographically diverse portfolio of complementary crude oil, refined products, and natural gas liquids pipelines, and terminalling and acquisition and marketing assets which are used to facilitate the purchase and sale of crude oil, refined products, and natural ga...

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Sr. Financial Analyst

Salaries

$58,970.00 - $112,500.00
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Master's
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Bachelor's
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