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					Careers in the field of

    FINANCE:
   It’s all about the MONEY!




     Compiled by Dotty Harshberger
       Paul V. Moore High School

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       Overview of Finance


Want to be where the money is? Finance
 puts you right in the thick of it! You’ll
 find a variety of careers that have to do
 with the management, analysis, and
 protection of financial
 interests for both individuals
 and businesses.
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        Trends in Finance


• Clients are better educated in finance.
• On-line financing and investing is
  changing the field quickly.
• Expected employment growth.
• Competition for entry-level
  jobs will be strong.
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   Careers in Finance




  There are many careers in the
 world of finance. Watch the next
few slides to learn about some of
       the careers available.
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             Accountant

Will analyze financial information and
 prepare reports to determine or
 maintain records of assets, liabilities,
 profit and loss, taxes and other financial
 activities within an organization.

Wage Range: $39,436 - $80,242

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       Financial Analysts


Conducts      analyses    of information
 affecting investment programs of public
 or private institutions.

Wage Range:
 $48,654 - $110,767
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      Financial Examiners


Enforces or checks to be sure laws and
 regulations over finance are being
 followed accurately. Can look at, verify
 or see if reports are true and authentic.

Wage Range: $24,750 - $74,186

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      Personal Financial
 Advisors/Planner/Consultant

Provide financial analysis and guidance to
  businesses and individuals to help them
  with their investment decisions.

Wage Range:
 $44,377 - $132,015
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       Financial Managers


Direct and coordinate financial activities of
  workers in an office, such as a branch
  bank, brokerage firm, risk and insurance
  department, or credit department.

Wage Range: $67,785 - $151,181

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          Financial Services
             Sales Agent
Assists an investor when buying or selling stock,
  bonds, shares in mutual funds, insurance
  annuities, or other financial products. Can also
  give advice on investments, estate planning
  and other financial matters.

Wage Range:
 $61,408 – 174,799

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       Other Careers in
           Finance
Credit Authorizers         Auditors
 Credit Analysts     Treasurer/Controllers
  Bookkeepers           Tax Examiners
 Tax Collectors           Actuaries
   Economists        Financial Examiners
  Loan Officers        Cost Estimators
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       And even more jobs…

       Bankers             Budget Analysts
    Credit Analysts          Underwriter
  Personal Financial         Purchasing
      Advisors              Agents/Buyers
 Administrative Service   Real Estate Brokers
      Managers                and Agents
Insurance Sales Agents     Investment Broker

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Skills generally needed
 in the financial field:

Understanding written   Using math to solve
    documents.              problems.
   Using logic and      Drawing conclusions
     reasoning.
  Decision making       Speaking effectively

   Good judgment             Honesty
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Show me the
   JOB!




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What are some of the
companies in finance?




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So, who’s going to hire a high
 school student interested in
          finance?
               You’ll be surprised!


           • Many banks want to
             hire students 18 or
             older! Some banks pay
             $12 per hour and give
             benefits for part-time
             employees!             16
     “Click it out” for a job!


www.citizensbank.com
www.fultonsavings.com
www.bankofamerica.com
www.alliancebank.com
www.hsbc.com
www.chase.com
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      Specialized Web Sites

Bankjobs.com – This site lists all kinds of
 positions available in financial services
 companies.

Jobsinthemoney.com – This site is good
  for someone with experience.

Bookkeepers.com – Experienced
 bookkeepers can find what they want.         18
Tips for Job Hunters

    • Know the ―lingo‖
    • Do your research!
    • If you lack education—
      get experience!
    • If experience is little—get
      educated!
    • Go to job fairs, join
      organizations, network!
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   So, you want to get
    into the field of
FINANCE--get educated!




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   What classes should you
consider taking in high school?

              Finance
              Personal Finance
              Accounting
              Business Management
              Business Ownership
              Keyboarding
              Computer Usage
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   Interested in a
 higher education?
4-year college in our county:
www.oswego.edu
2-year community college in our county:
www.sunyocc.edu
Others schools to consider:
Syracuse University: www.syr.edu
LeMoyne College: www.lemoyne.edu
Bryant & Stratton
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               Sources:

www.nycareerzone.org
www.bls.gov
www.careercruising.com
www.nymentor.com




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