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Careers in Finance

According to the National Association of Colleges and Employer’s (NACE) Job Outlook 2016 survey, the top degree demanded by employers is a Bachelors in Business and the #3 desired major is Finance.

There are three main areas of study within Finance: Corporate Finance, Investments, and Banking/Financial Institutions. Listed below are some careers associated with each of these tracks.  This is not an exhaustive list of all the opportunities available to Finance majors.

Corporate Finance

  • Financial Analysis Area
  • Analyst - Finance, Planning & Administration
  • Financial Analyst
  • Project Finance Manager
  • Financial Planning for Subsidiaries Manager
  • Corporate Model Analyst

Treasury Management

  • Treasurer
  • Assistant Treasurer
  • Risk Management
  • Cash Manager


  • Securities Analyst
  • Direct Loan Analyst
  • Portfolio Analyst
  • Pension Fund Investments Manager
  • Investor Relations Director
  • Securities Broker
  • Financial Planner
  • Private Wealth Management

Banking / Financial Institutions

  • Senior Banking Analyst
  • Mortgage Analyst
  • Corporate Banking Officer
  • Lending Officer
  • Credit Policy/Financial Analysis
  • Internal Auditor
  • Trust Fund Manager
  • Treasury Management

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