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IBI conducts more individual based programs in more cities than any other firm. Last year alone (2013) we held over 1200 sessions worldwide for more than 4000 live training hours; moreover, our bankers/instructors possess a combined 172 years of I-banking and/or PE experience.
Finance Career Path & Job Description
FINANCE JOBS OVERVIEW
Finance jobs are the most sought after jobs in the country. This is because Finance jobs pay the most and are the most interesting. A Finance job will allow you to build contacts that can be utilized for the rest of your finance career as well as help you become an astute investor in your own right so that once you have built you own capital base, you can properly invest in other companies.
TYPES OF FINANCE JOBS
There are many types of Finance jobs:
From corporate finance to personal finance, finance knowledge is one of the most important aspects of a personís life. A Finance job is something that not only has meaning in the work itself, but carries over to success in your personal life and personal finances as well. All Finance jobs are based on the fundamental valuation analysis and financial modeling skills. This may not be apparent to someone who has not previously held a finance job, but is as clear as day to anyone in the finance industry.
- Investment Banking
- Private Equity
- Venture Capital
- Hedge Fund Investment
- Mutual Fund Investment
- Sales and Trading
- Capital Markets
- Financial Advisory
- Fixed Income
- Structured Products
- Corporate Finance
- Financial Controller
- Chief Financial Officer
- Real Estate Finance
- Equipment and Leasing
HOW TO FIND A FINANCE JOB
Finance jobs are available everywhere. The main concentrations are in the main metropolitan areas throughout the world, however, there are centers outside of these areas as well. Any large company will have a finance department. Asset management firms and investment banks can also be located in places such as Palm Beach, Aspen, Sun Valley, Jackson, and Beverly Hills. Finance jobs will be posted on companies websites, they can also be found on large job posting websites and through headhunters.
TRAINING FOR FINANCE JOBS
The most important factor in finding a Finance job is to be properly qualified for one. The skills on your resume must match the skills that the company is looking for. In any industry, proper training has become more important than ever. Managers and workers in all fields who have been laid off during the recession now find themselves unqualified for the same positions they held prior to the recession. The hiring landscape has become much more competitive for every job, not just finance jobs. This does not mean that it is impossible to find a job, it means that it requires more effort, and a candidate must do everything possible to make sure they are the most qualified candidate for the finance job. The finance training provided by IBI is the most relevant training available for the finance jobs posted above. To make this work, the training must become an integral part of the candidate. Simply sitting through a class and expecting to receive a finance job for it is unrealistic. Actively participating in a training program while working with IBI staff to improve your resume and interview skills, then networking as much as possible is what will lead to a finance job. IBI candidates have successfully secured Finance jobs in the best as well as the worst market conditions throughout the last decade. Every week new IBI candidates find new finance jobs, and the most important aspect of their success is the training that begins at IBI.
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