Careers in Finance Finance is an exciting field in need of intelligent, skilled people. The job opportunities range from corporate finance; financial planning; investment banking; insurance; and real estate from individuals, institutions, government, and businesses. Finance managers acquire, spend, and manage money and other financial assets. Use the Internet and / or Strayer Resource Center to research career options within the field of finance. Consider the Bureau of Labor Statistics Website, and the Websites of finance professional associations such as the Association for Financial Professionals (AFP), Society of Financial Service Professionals (SFSP), The National Association for Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA), and Financial Management Association International (FMA). Write a two to three (2-3) page paper in which you: 1.Describe two (2) financial career options that an individual with a finance education might pursue and explain the value that such a position adds to a company. 2.Explain the essential skills that would make a person successful in each of the described positions. 3.Recommend one (1) of the career options. Identify the most attractive features of the position. 4.Format your assignment according to the following formatting requirements:a.Typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides. b.Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page is not included in the required page length. The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are: •Describe the forms of business organizations and the role of financial managers within an organization. •Use technology and information resources to research issues in finance. •Write clearly and concisely about finance using proper writing mechanics.
Careers in Finance Student Name Professor Name Course Title Date The field of finance presents a multitude of career options. The three main categories of finance include personal, corporate and public finance. The three categories provide many chances of job opportunities ranging from corporate finance, investment banking, and financial planning. This paper will focus on career options of corporate finance and financial planners. A career in corporate finance would involve running financial activities of a corporation, by making decisions on viable avenues to invest corporation capital. Apart from handling capital investment, corporate finance is also responsible for sourcing funds for implementing long term goals such as expansion. The funds may be borrowed from a commercial bank or raised through a rights issue if the corporation shares are publicly traded. Corporate finance is also tasked with ensuring there is enough liquidity to carry out corporation daily operations and meeting