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Analyst Is Top Job for Finance/Accounting Grads

June 11 2012

Financial analyst topped Accounting Principals’ list of most in-demand entry-level finance and accounting jobs for new grads. The median salary of a financial analyst is between $49,700 and $51,000, and they are often in demand by investment banks, insurance companies and asset management firms, according to Accounting Principals.

The complete list of top entry level finance and accounting jobs include:

  • Financial Analyst
  • Accountant
  • Accounts Payable/Receivable Clerk
  • Auditor
  • Credit Analyst
  • Mortgage Underwriter

Accounting Principals created the list using observations from its network of recruiters.

“The current economic climate — filled with increasing regulation and scrutiny — means that finance and accounting professionals are more valuable to companies than ever before,” said Mike McNamara, vice president of Accounting Principals. “Entry level candidates with expertise or interest in this field should take advantage of this current demand to find a job that will utilize their talents while giving them the opportunity to grow professionally.”

Accounting Principals is a finance/accounting staffing firm and a division of Adecco Group North America.


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