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22 G.I. JOBS | JULY 2018 | GIJOBS.COM FINANCIAL SERVICES HOT INDUSTRY 1 Accountant/Auditor 2 Computer Information System Manager 3 Customer Service Representative 4 Software Applications Developer 5 First-line Supervisor: Office & Administrative Workers 6 Software Systems Developer 7 Operations Manager 8 Cyber Security Analyst 9 Personal Financial Advisor 10 Web Developer Hot Jobs in Financial Services insurance underwriters. But like most industries, there's a need for a variety of professionals in less-than- obvious career fields such as IT, cyber security, human resources, sales and training specialists. "Based on my own transition from the post- 9/11 military into the financial services sector, I am confident that other veterans can and should consider this sector for employment post-military," says John Tien, a retired Army colonel now serving as a managing director in Citi Retail Services. "Financial services is a sector that has a broad and deep range of opportunities both in terms of substance and geography. At Citi, we employ U.S. military veterans in every one of our major operations centers, and they are thriving." What They Do: Accountants and auditors prepare and examine financial records. They ensure that financial records are accurate and that taxes are paid properly and on time. Accountants and auditors assess financial operations and work to help ensure that organizations run efficiently. Median Annual Salary: $69,350 Job Outlook: 10% growth through 2026 Education/Training: Bachelor's degree S econd only to health care in numbers, 23 of the 2018 Military Friendly ® Employers can be found in financial services and banking. Government data suggests this is a good industry for veterans to invest in. Employment of business and financial operations occupations is expected to grow 10 percent through 2026 – faster than the average for all occupations, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Moreover, the median annual wage for business and financial occupations was $67,710 in May 2017 – higher than the median wage for all occupations of $37,690. Jobs in this sector include ones that fit the stereotype: accountants, budget analysts, financial examiners and Occupation Snapshot: Accountant/Auditor Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics 22 G.I. JOBS | JULY 2018 | GIJOBS.COM 3 The Hot Jobs list was determined by the 2018 Military Friendly ® Employers operating in this industry.

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