What do Finance majors do?
2012 Median Salary:
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2012 TOP HIRING EMPLOYERS
Ernst & Young
OTHER HIRING EMPLOYERS
The field of finance is primarily concerned with the acquisition and management of funds by business firms, governments, and individuals. A business seeks financial advice when considering the purchase of new equipment, the expansion of present facilities or raising additional funds. Determining the value of financial and real assets and derivatives is a key activity in finance. The study of finance is designed to provide the student with both the theoretical background and the analytical tools required to make effective decisions.
Finance Department »
BANKING (Investment & Commercial)
Investment - Run valuation analyses, perform complex financial modeling, conduct industry and company research and analysis, develop client presentations, write internal and external marketing memoranda, and support client relationships and business development.
Commercial - Provide the full range of commercial, treasury, and asset management services.
- 22% of 2012 Finance graduates started their careers in Banking
- $68,700 mean salary (Investment Banking)
Perform database analysis, financial modeling, general business analysis, research, and generate reports for the client or project team. In addition, consultants are actively involved in the application and transfer of specific skills and knowledge to the client.
- 19% of 2012 Finance graduates started their careers in Consulting
- $56,480 mean salary
PRIVATE/CORPORATE FINANCE & ACCOUNTING
Compile and analyze financial information for an organization. Develop integrated revenue/expense analyses, projections, reports, and presentations. Create and analyze monthly, quarterly, and annual reports and ensure financial information has been recorded accurately.
- 17% of 2012 Finance graduates started their careers in Private/Corporate Finance & Accounting
- $53,254 mean salary