Top Financial Analyst Careers
Financial analyst careers can be divided into fourth main paths: banks, corporations, institutions, and accounting firms. Banks include both smaller commercial banks and large global investment banks. They hire position such as investment banking analysts, research analysts, and commercial banking analysts. Corporations are private and public operating companies that often have large finance departments and functions such as treasury, accounting, financial planning and analysis (FP&A), corporate development, and investor relations. Institutions refer to investment firms such as private equity and asset management firms that invest their clients’ money. Accounting firms often have transaction advisory teams that hire financial analysts to advise on mergers and acquisitions (M&A). To learn more, check out CFI’s interactive Career Map.