5 Hot Jobs For Veterans With Finance Experience And Analytical Skills

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Senior Airman William Tibbetts briefs new budget procedures to a fellow comptroller at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, in Jan. 23, 2014.
U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Kevin Wallace

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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.

1. Entry-level financial analyst in Saint Paul, Minnesota

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.

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2. Quantitative research associate in Calabasas, California

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.

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3. Operational risk officer in Mount Laurel, New Jersey

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.

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4. Team coach in Grand Rapids, Michigan

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.

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5. Analyst, Regional Support in Marysville, Ohio

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.

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