Why did you choose this profession?
I choose this field by accident, I started out as a secretary in Budget and over the years I picked up the skill through pushing and learning to understand the concepts and policies desiring to increase my knowledge and skill. I now love the financial field and desire to increase my skill level.
What do you enjoy about being a Financial Analyst?
I desire working with numbers and analyzing trends and reasoning for changes within authority.
What areas do you dislike about being a Financial Analyst?
I have no dislikes, I love my job and desire to go higher.
What special skills does it take to be a Financial Analyst?
I am a team player and find that whatever and however a person need assistance I am available to help. I love analyzing and helping to find out a solution to fulfill the mission.
What do you find to be the most challenging part of your job?
Fulfilling the mission. I love seeing the end results and the end of the fiscal year where my customers was able to project and maintain there actual phase plan.
Tell me about the hours you are used to working and your schedule.
As a financial Analyst you have no schedule I am one that stay until the job is complete. Whatever means necessary to get the mission complete.
What are some of the benefits you are custom to as a Financial Analyst?
All that I expect is for respect and treat me as a professional and my goal to complete the mission.
What are some of your most memorable experiences as a Financial Analyst?
I have been in this field for approximately seventeen years and I have gone through generations and completed various Budgets and accomplished various issues within the Budget arena. My most memorable year was 2009 when we had to complete end of the year closeout the various command allowed me to take the lead on closeout we were able to complete closeout within two days versus the normal two weeks and late nights which we had completed over the prior years. We had a very smooth closeout that year and I could take the credit for the team work across commands.