I’m trying to break into finance. Working on getting the lvl I and lvl II designations by next summer. I’d like to get into a treasurer, CFA, financial manager position. Not so much investment Bank stuff as that sounds difficult to break into, but rather a financial manager for specific companies. I see many craiglist job offers for “financial analysts” or “financial managers”. The jobs include variance analysis, project proposal analysis, debt or equity structuring, analysis of other capital investment decisions from machinery to whatever. I’d like to do this.
This relates to the public sector, charities, and non profits in that I think I may be better off finding work or an internship in these areas. The idea being that they’ll give me more responsibility in proposal analysis etc. than I would get starting from some shitty entry level job in a private firm with tons of money for serious financial analysis expenditures…. any idea what positions I could target? I’m so lost.