On the Job
Financial Analysts use math to analyze how a business's investments might be affected by a variety of things, such as the stock market. They focus on interpreting and modeling data.
This career requires good eyesight.
Typical Work Tasks
People who work in this career often:
- Research issues related to the environment or sustainable business practices.
- Analyze business or financial data.
- Analyze industry trends.
- Analyze market conditions or trends.
- Analyze risks related to investments in green technology.
- Apply mathematical models of financial or business conditions.
- Assess risks to business operations.
- Identify strategic business investment opportunities.
- Determine the value of goods or services.
- Create images of data, locations, or products.
Typical Working Conditions
- Using e-mail.
- Working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.
- The importance of being accurate or exact.
- Working with a group or team.
- Meeting strict deadlines.
- High levels of competition.
- Freedom to make decisions without supervision.
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