The Ultimate Guide to Financial Engineering Career

Salary Range

A multidisciplinary field, Financial Engineering uses computational and mathematical finance knowledge to determine the potential and risks of a financial investment instrument. FinanceWalk presents a detailed Financial Engineering career guide to finance aspirants. What is Financial Engineering? The Norman and Adele Barron Professor of Management at Boston University, Zvi Bodie, defined Financial Engineering as “the […]

5 Ways Technology Will Shape Your Finance Career in 2015

Financial Technology Trends 2015

Technology is redefining the financial industry, making it essential for anyone in a finance career to understand the evolving role of technology in financial services. How does technology impact your finance career? There are two kinds of people in the workforce today. One is a generation of workforce who doesn’t know a world without Internet […]

Looking for Profile Change? Get into Investor Relations Profile

Investor Relations

The National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI) defines Investor Relations (IR) as the responsibility to ensure the development and continuance of a two-way communication between a company and its stakeholders (investors). It is a strategic management profile where a person needs to possess communication, finance, marketing and security laws knowledge to manage investor relations. It is […]

Actuary as a Career: Potential Career Paths

Independent Financial Modeler

If you are a mathematical genius, a love of logic, have problem solving skills with business awareness, good in communication and excellent in number crunching, think of a career as an actuary today. Actuary – A Brief History The actuarial profession gains a formal presence in 1848 after the Institute of Actuaries is established in London. […]

IFRS Reporting: Is It an Excellent Career Option?

IFRS Reporting

The disintegration of international boundaries necessitated the establishment of common business practices which are globally understandable, verifiable and accessible. Among business practices, accountancy is a dominant subject. In this article, FinanceWalk introduces you to the concept of IFRS reporting, its career scope in India and how to pursue IFRS. What Is IFRS? International Financial Reporting […]

How to Get into Consulting Career?

Consulting Career

A career in consulting is exceptional. If you want to get into consulting career, this primer is for you. Use this as your go-to-resource to understand: what consulting is all about different types of consulting businesses key consulting skills mistakes you shouldn’t make as a consultant how to launch yourself Let’s begin. Who Is a […]

BIWS Certification Review: Features, Benefits and Courses

BIWS Certification

All students and professionals interested to pursue a career in equity research, investment banking and private equity sector often enroll in financial training programs. One of the trusted and preferred financial training programs is offered by Breaking into Wall Street, known as BIWS certification. The article is an in-depth review of BIWS certifications – its […]

MBA vs. CFA vs. FRM: Roles and Careers in Finance

MBA in finance

Pursuing the right education to enter the right career path is instrumental for long-term success. Often, students are misguided due to lack of authority and credible information. People seeking a career in finance often find themselves confused between three courses: #1. MBA: Master of Business Administration #2. CFA: Chartered Financial Analyst #3. FRM: Financial Risk […]