Financial Services Jobs in DC, Maryland, & Virginia
Jobs in the financial field include a number of different job titles and duties. Some positions rely heavily on analytical skills while others involve a mix of interpersonal and organizational skills. If you have an interest in finance, there’s bound to be a job that matches your skillset. MJ Morgan Group has a wide selection of finance jobs available in the DC, Maryland, and Virginia region. If you’re unsure whether or not a job in finance is right for you – or even what kinds of financial services jobs are out there – we’ll break it down for you below.
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Types of Financial Services Jobs
Financial analyst job duties vary based on the type of company, but typically include things like annual and quarterly budget forecasting, forecast vs. actual variance analysis, assisting with audits, and more. If you like analyzing numbers more than just reporting them, then a financial analyst role could be perfect for you.
If you take an interest in venture capital investment sourcing and evaluation of potential ventures, consider the role of investment analyst. This role’s duties include looking for potential new ventures, expansion stage startups, and secondary investment opportunities. This person submits their investment recommendations and provides an analysis of the opportunities.
This job involves a mix of numbers and people skills since job duties range from submitting reports to improving operational policies. This role typically involves monitoring accounting, budgeting, auditing, and financial reporting within the company. This person also acts as a liaison between corporate and the financial team. A financial manager is also responsible for evaluating and improving internal policies and procedures to lead the team to success.
If you enjoy budgets and forecasting, corporate controller could be an excellent job to consider. Corporate controllers usually are responsible for accounting, regulatory and financial reporting, preparing forecasts, developing internal control policies, and maintaining compliance. It’s a position that wears many financial hats!
Interested in any of these jobs? Check out our available finance positions in DC, Maryland, or Virginia!
Who Makes a Good Candidate for Finance Jobs?
Not everyone is cut out for a role in finance, but if you’re unsure whether or not you are, consider the following necessary skills to succeed in finance.
Willingness to learn – the financial industry is always changing; you need to be willing to keep up
Market awareness – especially if you’re involved in investments
Analytical skills – if you’re more creative than analytical, this might not be the best fit
Communication skills – communicating your findings effectively is key
Research skills – intense research is often a fundamental part of financial success
Do these skills match up with your unique skill set? Then a job in financial services could be the perfect career for you! At MJ Morgan Group, we have some of the top financial jobs in the DC, Maryland, and Virginia region, so check out our job search and see if there’s a job that fits your needs.
If you want to learn more about what makes a great finance candidate, get in touch with the staffing experts at MJ Morgan Group.