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Starting Your Career as a Financial Analyst

Curious about pursuing a career as a financial analyst? If so, you may want to explore the basics of what it’s really like to work in the field. In this audio-only course—adapted from the Free the Data Podcast—Ben Sullins talks with Christian Martinez about the key lessons of his career journey working as the finance automation manager for Kraft Heinz.

Discover the wide range of career opportunities available to professional financial analysts. Learn about the difference between finance and accounting, the fundamentals of finance automation, the most common tools and best practices of financial analysis, and what you can do—even if you have very little experience—to level up your skills and land a role in the field. Along the way, Christian shares his insights about ongoing developments in the world of finance, from cryptos and quantum computing, to machine learning, blockchain, and more.

Note: This course was created by Ben Sullins of the Free the Data Podcast. We are pleased to host this content in our library.

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