Certified Investment and Financial Analysts (CIFA) is a professional course offered by Kasneb.When a student starts pursuing the professional course, he has high hopes of getting a job but many of them don’t know where to look for employment.
If you are pursuing CIFA or you are about to pursue the course be aware that it is applicable in almost all the sectors.
The best companies which employ CIFA holders in Kenya include Central Bank of Kenya,CFC Stanbic Bank,NIC Bank, stock brokers like Kestrel,DTB,Standard Investment Bank ,CMA,IRA,RBA and all investment banks.
The most obvious institution that employs CIFA holders is Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) which is responsible for stock exchange and trading in the country.
These professionals are also employed by popular audit firms like PWC, Deloitte,E&Y and KPMG.
In short, CIFA is very popular-it can be applied anywhere and across all sectors.
The most common career titles for CIFA holders include Research Analyst, Investment Analyst, Financial Officer, Accountant, data analyst, business analyst and market analyst