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5 Hot Jobs For Veterans With Finance Experience And Analytical Skills
Editor’s Note: The following article highlights job listings from Hirepurpose clients that are committed to filling its ranks with talented members of the military community. Learn more here.
A number of military-friendly companies are currently seeking veterans of varying ranks to fill exciting roles in the fields of finance and business analytics. Those former service members who possess an aptitude for numbers and have experience interpreting data will definitely want to check these jobs out.
This entry-level finance position with Robert Half is well-suited for those veterans who served as financial management resource analysts, financial management technicians, finance specialists, or any job that required working with operational numbers and systems. Robert Half is the world’s largest specialized staffing services firm with over 350 locations, serving companies across all industries. In addition to recruiting and developing veterans and their families, the company offers generous benefits and training programs.
Bank of America Home Loans, a division of one of America’s leading financial institutions, has an opportunity for a quantitative research associate within its loss forecasting and credit analytics organization. The organization’s military recruiting efforts have been recognized on a national level as a top "Military-Friendly" employer by G.I. Jobs, and the Military Edge. Veterans and family members who have at least two years of experience in finance and the ability meet deadlines and multitask will feel right at home in this role. A familiarity with data environments and effective communication skills is also highly desired.
This job opening with TD Bank, is an excellent opportunity for former military officers who have trained in the area of data collection, operational risk and process analysis. Those with a tactical mindset, five-to-seven years of experience, and the ability to present complex ideas to varying audiences will rise to the top of the talent pool here. As one of the 10 largest banks in the United States, TD Bank provides a variety of financial services that are anchored in over 1,300 retail community bank branches along the East Coast. Their commitment to diversity and excellence leads them to heavily recruit those who have served.
Transitioning service members with an engineering background and exceptional analytical skills will want to explore this opening with General Electric. GE recognizes the strategic thinking and values that are central to the military community and currently employs over 10,000 veterans. Ideal candidates will possess a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience, strong analytical skills, leadership experience, a focus on process improvement, and the ability to pay attention to detail.
Noncommissioned and junior officers who spent significant time crunching numbers and analyzing operational data will find their skills directly transferable to this analyst role with Scotts Miracle-Gro. Scotts is a proud supporter of military veterans and maintains outstanding programs that support active reserve and guard associates. Competitive applicants need two years experience in a finance or analytics role, a familiarity with budgeting and forecasting, proficiency with computer applications, and the ability to work independently.
KABUL (Reuters) - Suicide bombers struck the main U.S. military base in Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing at least one person and injuring scores in a major attack that could scupper plans to revive peace talks between the United States and the Taliban.
The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack, which struck the Bagram air base north of Kabul.
"First, a heavy-duty Mazda vehicle struck the wall of the American base," said Zabihullah Mujahid, a Taliban spokesman. "Later several mujahideen equipped with light and heavy weapons were able to attack the American occupiers."
The White House doctor still under investigation for doling out pills like a ‘candy man’ is now running for Congress
Ronny Jackson, the former White House physician and retired Navy rear admiral who had a short run as the nominee for the Department of Veterans Affairs in 2018, now plans to run for a seat in Congress.
University of Phoenix to pay $191 million for lying to troops about its close ties with major companies
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The University of Phoenix, which is owned by Apollo Education Group, has agreed to pay $191 million to settle charges that it falsely advertised close ties with major U.S. companies that could lead to jobs for students, the Federal Trade Commission said on Tuesday.
The University of Phoenix will pay $50 million to the FTC to return to consumers and cancel $141 million in student debt.
Some of the advertisements targeted military and Hispanic students, the FTC said.
As UCF research associate Shane Reynolds guides his avatar over a virtual minefield using his iPad, small beeps and whistles reveal the location of the scourge of the modern war zone: Improvised Explosive Devices, or IEDs. He must take his time to sweep every last inch of the playing field to make sure his character doesn't miss any of the often-deadly bombs.
Despite his slow pace, Reynolds makes a small misstep and with a kaboom! a bomb blows up his player, graphically scattering body parts.