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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Senior Financial Analyst Job Description: The responsibilities of the senior business specialist include: executing a variety of financial and tactical analysis functions, cost of capital calculation, including long-term financial planning, merger and acquisition valuations, modeling of complex structured financings, and strategic and financial analysis of competitors and possible strategic partne...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders JD Edwards Enterprise One Financial Analyst New York City, NY; Manhattan, NY Full-Time $90,000 - $140,000 Posted 4/23/2014 Randy Kallick is recruiting for this position. Email your resume to Randy Apply Job Details If you are a JD Edwards Enterprise One Financial Analyst with 3+ years of experience, please read on!...
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. The senior financial Analyst po...
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...
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...
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...
Full-time Job Opportunity for a Financial Analyst in the greater Princeton area, NJ Our client is a premier international pharmaceutical company currently in growth mode and is seeking a Financial Analyst to join their team. This is a great career opportunity for anyone who is interested in the pharmaceutical/healthcare industries. The Financial Analysts primarily job responsibilities and duties i...
Financial Analyst position with a growing company, expanding due to recent acquisitions. Great work environment, work life balance! Medical/Healthcare industry and/or manufacturing industry. Please send resume to ***** for immediate consideration. The Financial Analyst’s role to include forecasting and budgeting, reporting, preparation of monthly estimates and annual planning...
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...
We are recruiting for a Financial Controls / Sr. SOX Analyst for one of our clients which is a large publicly traded company located on the north-side of Indianapolis. This is a unique opportunity as this position has full ownership of the SOX function for the organization and handles all project management as it relates to SOX on an annual basis. The position reports to SVP/Controller with high v...
Premier professional services firm in Boston is hiring a Financial Analyst (FPA). You will work closely with company leaders producing indepth analysis to support strategic decisions, extensive contact with most departments and client-facing professionals across this global company, You will enjoy being tasked with multiple projects at once and over time to ensure you have professional and skills...
Our Client, an industry leading company in St. Louis, MO, is looking for a successful Financial Analyst. This company has a state of the art work environment, and superior management team. The ideal candidate will have one to two years of experience with strong emphasis in finance. This job will require strong Excel skills to manipulate and analyze data. This job is open due to growth with an exci...
• Prestigious company seeks an Analyst to support their external reporting group Overall Responsibility: To provide advice and support to operating and staff divisions in accounting, management and external reporting from both a financial and operational perspective. To develop, maintain and enhance relationships with business groups and other corporate staff groups. Additional responsibilities in...
Senior (Sr.) Financial Analyst job in downtown Austin, TX We have a Direct Hire Senior (Sr) Financial Analyst, job opportunity in Austin, Texas. Candidates must have 3 plus years of experience to be considered for this position. In this role you will be leading the financial reporting process. The ideal candidate will have E&P (Exploration & Production) experience in the Oil & Gas industry. Heavy...
Senior Financial Analyst Jobs in San Diego, CA Parker & Lynch has a direct hire Senior Financial Analyst job opportunity in the Central County area of San Diego, CA. Candidates must have a minimum of 5 years of experience to be considered for this position. The ideal candidate will perform a variety of analysis and analytical tasks with little or minimal supervision and will prepare reports and pr...
IMMEDIATE OPPORTUNITY - Experienced Senior Financial Analyst - Coveted HIGH-TECH/SILICON BEACH/Marina del Rey/Playa Vista Large organization; excellent benefits; terrific area to work - $70k-$80k base + discretionary bonus Email word-formatted resume to *****, if qualified. Great opportunity to work for this Consumer Products company, on fast-paced team on interesting pro...
IMMEDIATE OPPORTUNITY FOR EXPERIENCED SENIOR FINANCIAL ANALYST - $80,000 - $95,000 BASE + BONUS/GREAT BENEFITS/SOUTH OF LAX AREA. International Consumer Products Industry. (Skill/experience set for this position is a combination of Financial Analyst and Accounting - cost accounting can be taught to strong Financial Analyst with strong reporting skills and analysis skills.)...
Parker and Lynch is working with a client who is looking for candidates for a Sr. Financial Analyst job in Troy, Michigan. This publicly traded company is requiring you to have a minimum of three years’ experience with budgeting and forecasting in a large corporate environment. You will also need to have strong presentation and communication experience. Duties of the Senior Financial Analyst • Per...
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