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Tuomas, Risk Analyst
Finland
Education
Master, Economics
Yearly salary (€)
45000-55000
In profession since
2016
Weekly hours
35-40

Could you describe your job in short?

Risk management and modelling in the area of credit risk management.

What do you do on average work day?

Depends on what kind of project(s) I am working on. Usually there is 1-3 hours of meetings per day with my collagues about the project in question or about other general stuff. Rest of the day working on the project(s).

What do you love about your job?

Interesting work projects, independency of working, freedom to choose when and where to work, like-minded colleagues.

What are the worst parts of your job?

So far nothing.

What are the most important skills in your job?

Analytical skills Creativity Critical thinking Independency Responsibility

What are the most important tools/softwares in your job?

Microsoft PowerPoint Microsoft Word Microsoft Excel Microsoft SQL Server R

How do you acquire and develop these skills?

Relevant education, being interested in analytical thinking/developing your overall intelligence by widening your knowledge through all kinds of sources.

What does your work week include?

10.0h

Meetings / Group work

1.0h

Emails

25.0h

Independent work

4.0h

Breaks

0.0h

Travel

0.0h

Events