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Jobs in Credit Risk at Major Financial Firms

  • Great for recent graduates or recent MBAs who are quantitatively oriented and looking to build a career in banking and finance
  • Can also be suitable for PhD graduates looking to pursue a finance career
  • These jobs are generally lower stress than front-office M&A and trading roles but are no less important
  • They can also be open to a wider range of majors and backgrounds than other roles in finance
  • Candidates are typically well versed in finance or accounting (even if that was not their major), with strong analytical skills
  • Many of these roles prefer a CFA or an intent to pursue a CFA
  • Salary: Analyst: $50k to $75k / year, Manager / Director: $80k to $150k / year