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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About Aon Aon plc (NYSE: AON) is the leading global provider of risk management, insurance and reinsurance brokerage, and human resources solutions and outsourcing services. Through its more than 61,000 colleagues worldwide, Aon unites to empower results for clients in over 120 countries via innovative and effective risk and people solutions and through industry-leading global resources and techn...
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...
For problem-solvers and the analytically inclined: Help a world-leader in technology invest strategically, allocate wisely and drive shareholder value. Formulate groundbreaking processes, provide in-depth analysis and expertly manage Verizons assets. Responsibilities At Verizon, we innovate constantly to help the biggest names in business do business – quicker and smarter. It takes vision. It ta...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce has a client that is seeking a Senior Financial Analyst/Financial Analysis Manager for their Monterey Park, CA location. Duties Include: Provides comprehensive and complex financial analyses, with an emphasis on reporting and forecasting Prepares and supervises the preparation of complex analytical and financial reports Conducts and directs highly technical accounting...
Build Your Future in the Outdoor Sports and Recreation Markets Headquartered in the Salt Lake City, Utah metropolitan area, Vista Outdoor Inc. will be a leading global designer, manufacturer and marketer in the growing outdoor sports and recreation markets. The company will have more than 35 well-recognized brands that provide consumers with a range of performance-driven, high-quality and innovat...
We are seeking a solid and experience Research Analyst with experience in the financial sector. DESCRIPTION The Research Associate position was created for individuals who are interested in enhancing their knowledge set and working in a fast paced environment. The Research Associate's primary responsibility is to provide research and administrative support for the firm’s internal Investment Bank...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Business Systems Analyst- Financial San Ramon, CA Full-Time $60,000 - $100,000 Apply Apply Business Systems Analyst- Financial San Ramon, CA Full-Time $60,000 - $100,000 Apply Job Details If you are a Business Systems Analyst- Financial with experience, please read on! While we aim high, you ai...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Financial Analyst Chicago, IL Full-Time $60,000 - $75,000 Apply Apply Financial Analyst Chicago, IL Full-Time $60,000 - $75,000 Apply Job Details If you are a Financial Analyst with 3+ years of experience, please read on! Top Reasons to Work with Us -We are a pioneer and leader in the developm...
Summary The Financial Analyst will support the VP of Financial Planning & Analysis, and executive management team with the analysis of business decisions impacting strategic direction and corporate planning. Develop and manage complex financial models and oversee the collection and analysis of data for reporting and presentations. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Primary responsibilities i...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Financial Reporting Analyst Dallas, TX Full-Time Unspecified Apply Apply Financial Reporting Analyst Dallas, TX Full-Time Unspecified Apply Job Details If you are a Financial Reporting Analyst with at least 3 years of experience, please read on! What You Will Be Doing - Assist in the preparati...
Financial Analyst - Oracle Financial (Bilingual) One of our Fortune 100 financial clients is looking for a Financial Analyst - Oracle Financial to work out of their Tampa, FL location. Summary: Oracle techno/functional contractor with strong Oracle FA module expertise including Books and SLA configurations. Develop and maintain partnership with stakeholders for program delivery and on-going sup...
Financial Analyst - Oracle Financial One of our Fortune 100 financial clients is looking for a Financial Analyst - Oracle Financial to work out of their Tampa, FL location. Summary: Oracle techno/functional contractor with strong Oracle FA module expertise including Books and SLA configurations. Develop and maintain partnership with stakeholders for program delivery and on-going support. Job D...
Chewy.com is a fun, fast paced start-up online pet food retailer based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Our team members are passionate about delivering incredible service to our customers from the moment they find us online to the moment they find our products delivered right to their doorstep. Since we’re a start-up, every team member can make an impact on the business each and every day. And we get...
Our client is currently seeking a Financial Analyst/Financial Management This is a 3 month contract position, with a possibility to extend. Our client is a leading provider of financial services, with operations in 29 countries and more than 29,000 employees worldwide. They have more than $2.4 trillion in lendable assets, and are the number 1 provider of US mutual fund custody and accounting ser...
Reporting to the VP of Risk and Analytics, the Sr. Financial Analyst provides financial information to executives and other key personnel to assist in making strategic investment decisions. This role is responsible for assignments that require considerable judgment and initiative in resolving issues or problems, making decisions and providing recommendations to company executives and business mana...
JD Edwards Financial Analyst / JDE Analyst Would you like to have a great way of life and still have employment with a great company? This might be the ideal opportunity for you! We are assisting a top manufacturing/distribution organization in the North Chicago, IL suburbs who is looking for a JD Edwards Functional Analyst. This facility is located in an area with great schools, moderate living ...
This position is primarily responsible for collecting and analyzing business performance results and developing accurate and concise monthly financial reports for management and functional leaders. Duties include: · Reporting and analysis of actual financial results versus budget, estimates and prior year. · Assisting with the preparation of monthly management packages, including profitability ...
Job Description: The Financial Contracts Analyst is responsible for reviewing revenue-generating contracts and customer pricing recommendations to ensure compliance with US GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) and the company’s policies for revenue recognition and operations. This individual has a critical role in analyzing revenue recognition contract information for the company in a ...
Purpose of Role: Assist Finance and Commercial Managers in the preparation and analysis of business performance including regular management briefings. Develop high quality reports to communicate performance and other critical financial and sales data or scenarios to understand and address business performance issues. ________________________________________ Market Complexity: • Manages a busin...
Family Health Center of Marshfield, Inc. (FHC), a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), is seeking a Financial Analyst or Senior Analyst. This is not a position for analysis of investment portfolios or personal/corporate financial positions. The Financial Analyst will receive project requests from the FHC Director of Finance. The Financial Analyst is responsible for development, preparation, ...

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