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Career Profiles

A career in finance can include any of the following three major categories of work: jobs unique to the financial services industry; financial management functions that are common to all industries; non-financial support functions common to most industries and also vital within the financial services industry.
  1. Administrative and Support (70)
  2. Banker (14)
  3. Financial Advisor (112)
  4. Financial Management (27)
  5. Financial Planner (6)
  6. Insurance (16)
  7. Investment Banker (7)
  8. Money / Investment Manager (9)
  9. Securities Research (9)
  10. Securities Trader (9)

Financial Job Descriptions
The financial services industry demands a high degree of flexibility and multitasking among employees, especially those who hold positions in support or administration. Thus, your actual job responsibilities and work priorities may soon deviate significantly from your formal job description.

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