This article explores 5 of the most trending Banking and Finance jobs in the industry.

Career Opportunities in Banking & Finance are bursting with great earning potential and rewarding career options in a wide range of industries. It has seen large growth and is a promising field for career advancement and steadily increasing pay packages. A banking & finance education allows you to explore a field that is dense with career opportunities and work with decision-makers. 

As we must be aware, the world is in a constant state of change. This holds true, especially for the banking & finance domain. Finance, one of the most important departments of any corporation, has changed considerably in the last decade.

A few years back, a career in finance usually implied three labels: Accounting Finance, Taxation Finance or Banking and Finance. Since then, the corporate landscape in India has become rich and diverse; there has been a lot of global integration with the presence of more MNCs.

It’s a bold move to make a career with some advantages in our changing future. Here are Eight areas with the qualifications needed in Banking and Finance that would help you get the best jobs.

Area to ExploreQualification to Explore
1. Investment BankingChartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
2. Corporate FinanceCertified Financial Planner (CFP)
3. Equity ResearchInternational Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
4. Project FinanceChartered Institute of Management Accounting (CIMA)
5. Commercial BankingFinancial Risk Management (FRM)
6. Credit AnalystCertified Public Accountants (CPA)
7. Wealth ManagementChartered Accountants (CA)
8. Risk ManagementAssociation of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

Explore the size of the Banking & Finance Sector and the diverse career opportunities that assure growth and stability.

Top Banking and Finance Jobs

  1. Financial Accountant

Financial accountants manage a company’s financial accounts to guarantee that they are properly managed and distributed. It basically includes analysing all the different aspects of a business, evaluating important financial perspectives and metrics, and then reviewing and reporting the results to the higher-ups, like shareholders and executives. As many major decisions are based on the work of a financial accountant, employees at large corporations can earn a significant salary.

  1. Financial Analyst

Financial analysts manage people and businesses in making investments. Financial analysts are money experts, whether it is through the stock market, bonds, or other investments. They analyse the information they get from the stock market, and company annual reports and conjure up plans for investing or not investing. Financial analysts engage with companies, leaders and individuals, write reports and work with a broad range of people and financial institutions.

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  1. Business Analyst: 

A business analyst analyses an industry (real or hypothetical) and intends its methods and operations, evaluating the business model and its combination with technology. The role can also be defined as a link between business problems and technology solutions.

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  1. Loan officers:

Loan officers help individuals and organisations in practicing for loans, evaluate the individuals’ creditworthiness and help them decide the most suitable type of loan for his/her requirements. Employers usually demand loan officers have a bachelor’s degree in finance, economics or a similar field. Loan officers will find expertise in banking, lending or sales and knowledge of computers to be huge assets in their job search.

  1. Teller:

A Teller deals directly with most customers. In some places, this employee is known as a cashier. Tellers are recognised as a “front line” in the banking business because they are the first people a customer sees at the bank and are the most likely to identify and stop fraudulent transactions.

If you are looking to grow in the banking & finance sector, you can explore career opportunities at financial institutions. Take account of the above emerging careers to create a position in an exciting field.

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