Finance studies and addresses the ways monetary resources are raised, allocated, and used overtime, considering the risks entailed. Financial dealers and brokers conduct financial market transactions on behalf of clients and offer advice on financial matters. Finance is the most encompassing of all business enterprises, you must know about both the business and economy.

 

 

 

 

 

Related Major Skills

 

Problem solving Critical thinking Adapt well to frequent change
Work independently Organized Oral and written communication
Efficient Computer literacy Team work
Systemizing skills Numerical computation Logical thinking
Analyze and interpret data

 

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Sample Career Titles

 

Actuary System Analyst Commodities Trade Buyer
Employment Agency Counselor Administrator Underwriter
Stockbroker Treasury Management Tax Lawyer
Tax Compliance Specialist Commercial Banker Inventory Control Specialist
Financial Analyst Benefits/Compensation Insurance Agent/Broker
General Auditor Budgetary Control Analyst EDP Auditor
Governmental Accountant External Auditor Credit and Collection
Claims Adjuster Personal Financial Planner CIA Agent
Loan Administrator FBI Agent Industrial Accountant
Production Manager Entrepreneur IRM Consultant
Plant Accountant International Trade Specialist Public Accountant
Fund Raiser Professor Industrial Buyer
Cost Dept. Supervisor Administrative Services Manger Claim Adjuster/Examiner
IRS Investigator Chief Financial Officer Inventory Control Specialist
Management Consultant Managerial Accountant Estate Planner
Bookkeeper Financial Aid Director Business Trade

 

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Sample Work Settings

 

Accounting Firms Advertising Agencies Banks
Construction Companies Consulting Firms Corporations
Financial Institutions Golf Course Management Health Care Organizations
Higher Education Institutions Hotels/Motels, Resorts, Clubs Investment Firms
Labor Unions Web-based businesses Local, State & Federal Government
Manufacturers Real Estate Agencies Restaurants
Retail Stores Small Businesses Casinos
International Companies

 

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FAU Student Organizations

 

  • MBA Association
  • Financial Management Association

 

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Professional Associations

 

 

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Job and Internship Links

 

 

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Where to Learn More

 

General Occupational Information

 

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Career Planning Websites

 

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Sample Library Resources

These Resources can be found at the CDC Career Resource Library and/or FAU's Wimberley Library.

  • Careers for Computer Buffs
  • Careers for High-Energy People
  • Careers for Number Crunchers Types
  • Careers in Accounting
  • Careers in Business
  • Careers in Finance
  • Careers in Management Consulting
  • Careers in Marketing
  • Careers in Travel, Tourism and Hospitality, Computers, Business, & Office
  • Opportunities in Direct Marketing Careers
  • Opportunities in Hotel/Motel Management
  • Opportunities in Human Resources Management
  • Opportunities in Insurance Careers
  • Opportunities in International Business
  • Opportunities in Marketing
  • Opportunities in Property Management
  • Opportunities in Real Estate
  • Opportunities in Sales
  • Peterson's MBA Programs
  • Vault Guide to Human Resources Careers

 

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Informational Sample Websites

 

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