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Financial Risk Specialists

Also called: Analyst, Risk Analyst, Risk Specialist, Securities Analyst

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What they do:
Analyze and measure exposure to credit and market risk threatening the assets, earning capacity, or economic state of an organization. May make recommendations to limit risk.
On the job, you would:
  • Analyze areas of potential risk to the assets, earning capacity, or success of organizations.
  • Analyze new legislation to determine impact on risk exposure.
  • Conduct statistical analyses to quantify risk, using statistical analysis software or econometric models.

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Abilities

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Personality

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Technology

You might use software like this on the job:

Analytical or scientific software
  • IBM SPSS Statistics Hot Technology
  • The MathWorks MATLAB Hot Technology
Word processing software
  • Google Docs Hot Technology
  • Microsoft Word Hot Technology
Financial analysis software
  • Oracle E-Business Suite Financials
  • Wolfram Research Mathematica UnRisk Pricing Engine

Education

Education: (rated 4 of 5)

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Job Outlook

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Salary
$100,000
$59,370
$171,000
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