Job opportunities within finance

Job opportunities within finance

Finance is a broad field of finance, and provides you with a variety of job opportunities across business areas.

After graduation, it's time to get out of work and start the career ladder. But it's not always easy to know what opportunities you have. You may already know what you want to work with, but for those who are still unsure, you will find an overview of different positions, businesses and career directions.

Mapping capabilities and market
First and foremost, it may be worthwhile to chart your own motivation and what you want from a workplace. But this is also something that can be more obvious when you first begin to investigate what job opportunities you actually have. To investigate the market is therefore a number two tip.

Third, you may want to take a look at the network you have built up, either among acquaintances or through the studies. Many students, especially in finance and finance, find their first employer through their network.

Regardless of whether you apply for jobs in online or online search portals, there may be a plethora to think wide when you go into work after the studies. Especially in as wide and open fields as finance.


Wide field of expertise
With an education in finance, you are trained to think analytically. You have knowledge of optimal strategic decisions and you know what a good investment is. This is useful knowledge, no matter what part of the business you are in.

The subject area clearly gives you opportunities in terms of finance and the financial progress of a company, but also within risk and risk management. Typical jobs include consultant, financial advisor, insurance advisor or bank adviser.

With a Bachelor or Master of Finance, you open many doors in the labor market, both in the private and public sectors. Additionally, you have great chances of success in an international career, as in a national.

International opportunities
Finance is an international discipline, and today one of the foremost industries in Europe. Many people dream of a career abroad or become part of a company with international relations. With a financial education in the back pocket, you have good chances of achieving this dream.

London is today a powerhouse for financial technology, and accounts for more investment than the other European countries together. It is with the second blow of financial jobs in England's capital. Several finance and economics studies are currently being conducted in part or in full English, and it is becoming more and more common to take a semester as an exchange student. Maybe you are already on international ties through school?

Otherwise, it is quite possible to apply for an international career through Norwegian companies. More and more companies operate across borders, and many employers are just looking for employees with the desire and ability to mobility.


An industry in change
As the world is moving faster, technology is also developing at record speed. In particular, the financial industry above represents a series of changes and technological innovations that will characterize the future. This requires jobs and employees with great diversity, and technology-oriented heads that may be involved in the development that is happening.

Today's young people have grown up in a world characterized by technology, and thus, as graduates in finance, have great prerequisites for becoming attractive in the job market. Employers are looking after employees with understanding of new technology and open to new business models. It is important to have good analytical skills, and an ability to build relationships and trust ties to their customers.

Financial sectors include still more areas. From the traditional banks, to the new financial technology companies.


The banks still form the traditional financial players, but today they have to resort to the technology behind the newer financial companies. Finance is naturally an important part of banking activity, both for the bank itself and its customers. A job in a banking group gives you the opportunity to work with the largest players in the financial industry, such as Nordea, Storebrand or DNB.

With a job at a bank, you can work with some of Norway's foremost professionalsA finance, finance, communication, marketing and sales. Current positions can be a consultant, advisor or economist.

Despite the fact that the banks have long been tied to old traditions and outdated user systems, it is now changing. In other words, there are many exciting and innovative job opportunities, even for those who want to work in a banking group.


New financial companies
The financial sector today is facing a massive conversion phase. Where banks have traditionally been the leading players in finance, they are today challenged by a number of technology companies, so-called fintech companies. These are at the forefront of innovation and digital banking services, and deal in many ways with similar but outdated services at the banks.

However, there are some banks that manage to keep track of innovative services. DNB stands behind the digital suksessen VIPPS , a banking service which has revolusjonert Maaten we relate Us for payment and transfer av penger on. It is admittedly not the first of its kind, but boasts a dominance in the Norwegian market for peer-to-peer payment.

As finance technology is growing at a rapid pace, DNB has had to make sure it is in the forefront of digital services. The bank has many exciting projects on its way, and is always looking for new forward-looking heads .


Springboard and trainee program
Many who come straight from the school bank first get in a trainee position. Here you are employed as an aspirant or apprentice in a company. You are qualified as an employee, but the company wishes to provide you with training across the business areas. Along the way you will be guided by a mentor to make the most of your education.

This gives you a unique opportunity to get a quick and broad overview of the work areas that are part of the business. Furthermore, you get a deeper understanding of how the different parts of the business relate to each other.

As a trainee, you will be given the chance to take many exciting and typical positions in finance and finance. It may be an advantage to find out which segment of the industry suits you best.


Economist and adviser
Economics is a broad job title. You can work within a broad field of study, including accounting, auditing and analysis. An economist is responsible for conducting economic analyzes, and on the basis of them, prepare and quality assure budgets. In order to ensure a positive budget, the economist must keep up with developments and changes in the market and business sector. The position also includes some administrative tasks, logistics and marketing.

As a financial adviser, you advise companies and individuals about where to place their money. A financial advisor can also work as a contact person to partners. In the financial sector it has become increasingly common for banks to collaborate with financial agents. Such a financial agent is AXO Finans , which offers loans without collateral . A job as a financial advisor here will introduce you to several of the largest banks in the market, giving you exciting opportunities in an industry field in strong growth.


Consultant is also a broad term, and can be linked to most subjects. As a consultant, you help other companies to analyze the profitability of the investments and activities the business does. Normally, you distinguish between being employed as a consultant in a consulting firm, where you are rented out for companies for a shorter period of time, or being a public sector consultant.

A consultancy job in finance involves tasks such as budgeting, case management, billing and accounting. Although a number of financial consultants are educated civil economists, one can get such a job as long as you have some form of education in economics, administration, marketing, accounting or auditing.

As there is now increasing focus on cost control and financial management in the labor market, it has become increasinglyattractive to have a background in economics. A job as a consultant gives you the opportunity to work with many different industries. This can give you a golden opportunity to see what's happening in the finance industry and what field most engages you.


A nalytiker
However, if you are more interested in information and analytical work, financial analysts can be a career choice for you. As a financial analyst, you work to extract and analyze information related to finance and investment at companies. Based on this information, you provide guidance and advice for further progress.

Also for an analyst it is important to communicate well and to create relationships with its customers. Confidence is important, the same is good knowledge of management and management. Another prerequisite for being able to analyze the financial market in an efficient manner is important to be updated in areas like economy, politics and general societal development.

Another analyst role in finance is available from the market analyst. Work tasks included in this job are to analyze surveys and market research. The goal is to get the best in the company's competitive situation. Based on the analysis, sales and sales forecasts for the company's goods and services should be considered and forecast.


Student's favorites
Every year, Evidente and performs the Career Barometer , which is an annual student survey. Here you can chart how students look at career choices, employers, industries and job-time. This year's survey was the fifth in the series, and the survey had about 5,000 respondents.

The survey gives us a good idea of ​​the interests of the students, and what they emphasize for their career choices. According to the survey, and here among the economics students, DNB is at the top of the list of the most attractive banking, finance and insurance businesses. Norges Bank and Nordea follow in on second and third places.

Of all industries, Innovation Norway was named the most attractive workplace among economics students.