Corporate Finance

Overview of the Role

Corporate finance focuses on financial decisions made by a company to improve and maximize shareholder value while at the same time minimize risk. Managing a business’s money, analyzing financial performance, assessing investment activities, improving revenue and cutting costs all fall under this umbrella.

What Recruiters Want

Recruiters for Corporate Finance roles typically look for skills such as:

  • Problem solving skills to help address internal financing challenges
  • Strong spreadsheet/analytical understanding Interest in understanding complex problems
  • Initiative used to champion ideas and present alternative financial options
  • Ability to work in cross-functional teams

Sample Hiring Companies

Amgen, The Coca-Cola Company, Delta Air Lines, ExxonMobil, Kimberly-Clark, McKesson


Students at Goizueta choose from a variety of elective opportunities in the area of Corporate Finance, including: