Senior Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Salary
A Senior Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) earns an average salary of $175,000 per year.
Job Description for Senior Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
Most of the time, senior chartered financial analysts (CFA) work for financial institutions. Financial analysts must be certified through the Association of Investment Management and Research. For this senior position, they must have worked as CFA for many years. They must have passed the CFA exams. They must possess required professional experience. They must commit to the CFA Institute's Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct. Some employers require CFAs to possess and maintain certifications issued by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), a government agency. They must be knowledgeable about Security Exchange Commission (SEC) rules and regulations that are relevant to investments and security trading.Read More...
They must be ethical and honest. They must maintain integrity and avoid conflicts of interest. They must have strong management, analytical, and technical skills. They must be able to use financial analysis software. They must have excellent oral and written communication skills. They must be problem-solvers.
Most employers require that candidates have a bachelor’s degree in finance, economics, business administration, or another related field. Employers prefer that their senior chartered financial analysts (CFA) have MBA degrees. They must keep themselves up to date with new laws and regulations relevant to their job. They may have to attend various conferences. They may have to travel. They may be required to mentor new or more junior senior chartered financial analysts (CFA). To keep their knowledge up to date, senior chartered financial analysts read relevant professional journals and attend relevant conferences. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)