FintekNews-Hottest Finance Jobs of 2017

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The Hottest Finance Jobs of 2017 [INFOGRAPHIC]

The hottest finance jobs of 2017 are here! Strong jobs reports throughout 2016 have created an extremely competitive hiring environment in the finance industry, forcing employers to stay ahead of the curve in terms of compensation andemployee perks. For the hottest finance jobs of 2017, hiring managers will have to pull out all the stops to attract and retain talent in these positions.

Financial Analysts, Accountants, and Business Analysts head up the fastest growing jobs for the year, followed closely behind by Compliance Officers and Risk Analysts. Salaries are also growing at a rate of4.2% over the next yearfor Internal Auditors, Buy-Side professionals, and Controllers.

Financial AnalystsSalary growth for Financial Analysts is projected to increase by 4.3% for professionals with one to three years of experience at mid-size to large companies.U.S. News ranksthe role at #13 overall on their Best Business Jobs and due to the higher volume of openings in the past few months, we’re ranking Financial Analyst as the hottest finance job of 2017.

AccountantsStaff Accountants and Senior Accountants are two of the hottest finance jobs this year. General Accountants working for mid-size companies can expect between a 4.0-4.1% salary increase over the course of 2017.

Business Systems AnalystsSalaries and job openings are poised to jump for Business Analysts in 2017, regardless of firm size. Business Systems Analysts at a managerial level will see an excellent salary increase of 4.2-4.3% on average.

Compliance OfficersIndustry regulation since the recession has created a ripe hiring environment for Compliance Officers in 2017. The 2016 elections could bring new change to the table placing an even greater importance of compliance professionals who know what they’re up against. Salaries are projected to rise 4.2% in 2017 accordingly.

Risk AnalystsCompanies are channeling more resources into risk management positions than ever before, making it one of the hottest finance jobs of the year. Risk Analysts can also expect a generous salary increase in 2017 of 4.1%.

Click on the positions in the infographic attached (or the links above) to see who’s hiring!