Top Five Jobs for College Graduates with a Finance Degree

Did you know that more than half of college graduates find their chosen career path within the first year after graduating? Finding your first job is a key part of starting off your professional career on the right foot. If you are considering completing a bachelor’s degree or are already studying finance you need to be aware of these jobs.

Jobs for College Graduates with a Finance Degree

1. Financial Analysts

Those in this position help guide a business or individuals in making sound investment decisions. Employment opportunities in this field are expected to grow 23% through 2020 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2. Accountants / Auditors

In either one of these positions you may prepare and/or examine financial records ensuring that they are accurate in addition to overseeing the financial operations of an organization. Demand for this position is expected to increase given the recent attention of needing stronger financial regulations.

3. Personal Financial Advisors

In this position you may give advice to customers to help them with investments, taxes, and insurance choices. This field is projected to have 32% growth to 2020; much faster than the average career.

4. Loan Officers

When entering this career field you can expect to be working on overseeing the loan processes for individuals and business customers. Typically these professionals are employed by banks, and other related financial institutions. 

5. Finance Representatives

Here you may be responsible for a variety of tasks in relation to the sales process of a company’s financial products. As the demand for investment and banking services/products increases this should lead to a strong employment opportunities for graduates. 

Without a doubt there are strong employment opportunities for those graduates entering the workforce with a bachelor’s degree in finance.

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