Roles in Corporate Finance (also called Financial Managers) often guide investment activities, set capital structure targets and implement capital raising programs. These positions also execute cash management strategies and prepare financial reports or budgetary forecasts.
Specific responsibilities vary by industry and organization. In financial firms such as commercial banks, the role solicits business, authorizes loans and directs the investment of funds. Public sector Financial Managers handle government appropriations and budgeting processes. Those in the healthcare industry use a specialized understanding of healthcare financing issues to operate. In each case, financial managers must accommodate industry-specific regulations and tax laws.
Recruiters for Corporate Finance roles are typically looking for skills such as:
Students at Goizueta choose from a variety of elective opportunities in the area of Corporate Finance, including:
Pre-MBA Job: Retirement Planner, Teachers Association of Georgia - Atlanta
Undergraduate Institution: University of Tennessee - Knoxville
The key learning from Goizueta that has paid the greatest dividends for my career has been how we were taught how to put structure around ambiguity.
Pre-MBA Job: Senior Consultant, Manhattan and Associates - Atlanta
Undergraduate Institution: University of Florida
The program's emphasis on teamwork meant that I was more effective from day 1 in working cross-functionally.
Pre-MBA Job: Asst Retail Manager, Atlanta Spirit LLC - Atlanta
Undergraduate Institution: Ball State University
The CMC provided me with ample opportunities to meet recruiters from multiple large corporations.