Led by banks that are repaying TARP funds, banks including Chase, Wachovia, PNC, Citi, HSBC, Fifth Third, Wells Fargo, Bank of America, and National City are the top Finance hiring firms in October. Many of these banks are expanding regionally, such as JPMorgan Chase.
Consulting firms including Deloitte, IBM, CSC, and KPMG are staffing to support financial institution and process improvement practices, as they are landing significant projects to help clients build profitability improving technology. Some of these positions are straight finance, while others are profitability consulting (supply chain, for example), and others are finance/technology hybrid roles.
Financial advisors including Edward Jones, Morgan Stanley, Scotttrade, Merrill Lynch, New York Life, AXA, and VALIC are building. While Wall Street may still be hurting from last year’s financial meltdown, Financial advisory firms on Main Street still have an increasing needs for client facing employees as Baby Boomers continue retirement. In addition, as layoffs occur, workers need to roll over employer-managed 401-Ks into IRAs.
Top Finance Hiring Organizations – October 2009
- JPMorgan Chase
- Edward Jones
- Wachovia Corporation
- PNC Financial
- Fifth Third Bank
- Wells Fargo
- Morgan Stanley Smith Barney
- Bank of America
- Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC)
- UnitedHealth Group
- National City
- Merrill Lynch
- New York Life
- Security Finance Corporation
- AXA Advisors
- Farmers Insurance
- Country Financial
- KPMG LLP
Sources: CareerBuilder, Monster, Indeed, SimplyHired. Excluded: Recruiters & Staffing firms.
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