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FINANCIAL SPECIALISTS, ALL OTHER
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Occupation Description:
 
  All financial specialists not listed separately.
 
  Specialized Occupations:
 
 
  * Investment Underwriters (ONET code: 13-2099.03)
 
   Financial Quantitative Analysts (ONET code: 13-2099.01)
 
 
  Occupation Description:
 
  Develop quantitative financial products used to inform individuals or financial institutions engaged in saving, lending, investing, borrowing, or managing risk. Investigate methods for financial analysis to create mathematical models used to develop improved analytical tools or advanced financial investment instruments.
 
 
  Typical Tasks:
 
 
  • Prepare requirements documentation for use by software developers.
  • Provide application or analytical support to researchers or traders on issues such as valuations or data.
  • Identify, track, or maintain metrics for trading system operations.
  • Collaborate in the development or testing of new analytical software to ensure compliance with user requirements, specifications, or scope.
  • Research new financial products or analytics to determine their usefulness.
  • Maintain or modify all financial analytic models in use.
  • Produce written summary reports of financial research results.
 
 
  Skills:
 
 
  • Mathematics - Using mathematics to solve problems..
  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems..
  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents..
  • Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions..
  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times..
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively..
  • Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one..
 
 
  Knowledge:
 
 
  • Mathematics - Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications..
  • Computers and Electronics - Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming..
  • Economics and Accounting - Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data..
  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar..
  • Engineering and Technology - Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services..
  • Administration and Management - Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources..
  • Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction..
 
  * Fraud Examiners, Investigators and Analysts (ONET code: 13-2099.04)
 
  * Risk Management Specialists (ONET code: 13-2099.02)
 
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Education & Training:
 
  Bachelor's degree
 
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License Authority for Bail Bondsman, Professional:  (License details)
 
  Department of Emergency and Public Protection
Division of State Police
Special Licensing and Firearms Unit
1111 Country Club Rd.
Middletown, CT   006457
(860) 685-8290
email: dps.spec.licensing@ct.gov
www.ct.gov/despp

 
License Authority for Bail Bond Agent (Surety):  (License details)
 
  Connecticut Insurance Department
Licensing Division
153 Market Street
PO Box 816
Hartford, CT   006142 -00816
(860) 297-3845
email: cid.licensing@ct.gov
www.ct.gov/cid

 
Wage Information:
 
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Occupation Outlook:
 
 
Region Employment Average Annual Growth Rate Average Annual Job Openings
2016 2026
State of Connecticut 1,140 1,230 0.7% 107
 
 
Chart of Growth Rate and Annual Openings   Employment in this occupation is expected to grow about as fast as average, but the number of annual openings will offer good or favorable job opportunities.
Key:
  N/A = Not Applicable, ***** = Over $60.00 per hour, ##### = Over $124,821
 
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