What is it like to work in Corporate finance?Corporate finance professionals are responsible for the day-to-day financial and accounting practices of organisations. This involves the development of short- and long-term financial business goals, and organising and controlling capital investment decisions. Such decisions include whether to pursue a proposed investment, whether to pay for the investment with equity, debt, or a hybrid of both; and whether shareholders should receive dividends.
This data shows historical and projected employment levels (thousands) for this occupation. Data should be used as a guide only. Source: ABS Labour Force Survey.
This data shows average weekly cash earnings for the occupation (rounded figure). These figures are indicative and cannot be used to determine a particular wage rate. Data should be used as a guide only. Source: ABS Characteristics of Employment Survey, August 2015.
Is it right for me?
Do you have a skill with numbers? You will possess the following traits:
- Strong attention to detail
- Ability to adhere to procedure
- Ability to work as part of a team
- Excellent numeracy skills