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Quantitative Analysis Career Possibilities

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Xiaodan Feng

on 4 February 2013

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Quantitative Analysis Career Possibilities Marketing Supply Chain Management: Information and Process Management Accounting Finance or Finance-Real Estate Business Law Using Quantitative Analysis in Marketing you can Using Quantitative Analysis
in Supply Chain Management you can: Using Quantitative Analysis
in Finance you can Business Economics and Public Policy (BEPP) Quantitative Analysis in
Business Law •Study buying patterns in different regions
•Apply those patterns to a sales strategy
•Study the quantity of items purchased throughout the nation to decide where to sell
•Advertising Manager
•develops, implements, and manages the company's advertising strategy, both from a business, sales and technical perspective
•Initiate and manage discussion and sales with sponsor and agencies
•Media Director
•use statistical models to determine the best media plan for the client, based on maximum media effectiveness for the client Potential job titles: Companies: Most companies looking to sell their good or service need marketing:
•Macy’s, McDonald’s •Analyze the cost of logistics •Develop a more cost effective way
of shipping/storing Potential job titles: •Supply Chain Managers:oCovers movement and storage of raw materials, work-in-process inventory, and finished goods from point of origin to point of consumption

•Business Analyst:oanalyzes the existing or ideal organization and design of systems, including businesses, departments, and organizations Companies: BlueGrace Logistics, C.H. Robinson Entrepreneurship & Corporate Innovation Using Quantitative Analysis
in Information and Process Management
you can •Screen and analyze the information you need.
•Ensure the accuracy of the information system.
•Performing automated analysis, systematic analysis, and algorithmic analysis and trades using quantitative software, systems and platforms. Potential job titles: •Network engineer
•Quantitative developer
Quant developers are computer specialists that assist, implement and maintain the quantitative models. They tend to be highly specialized language technicians that bridge the gap between IT and quantitative analysts. Citation Company National Futures Association •When a securities analyst focuses on a corporation's financial data in order to project potential future performance, the process is called quantitative analysis.
•Finance is a numbers game which is what Quantitative analysis is all about
•A distinctive problem for a quantitative analyst would be to develop a model for determining which stocks are comparatively high-priced and which stocks are comparatively low-priced.
•A number of degrees relating Finance to Quantitative Analysis include – mathematical finance, financial engineering and financial analysis.
•The Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA) publishes theoretical and empirical research in financial economics. Topics include corporate finance, investments, capital and security markets, and quantitative methods of particular relevance to financial researchers. •Chief executive officer (CEO)
•Chief financial officer (CFO)
•Director of finance
•Director/vice president of business analysis and planning
•Director/vice president of corporate planning
•Director/vice president of internal audit
•Financial consultant
•Senior finance manager
•Vice president of finance
•Financial consultant – Renders financial services to clients
- morning are important because of business development and executive duties
- role :- provide clients/customers with financial products and services, depending on the licenses they hold and the training they have. For example, an insurance agent may be qualified to sell both life insurance and variable annuities. A broker may also be a financial planner.
- Interaction with workers on a daily bases depending on work. Potential job titles Nationwide
General Electric Company
NYSE Companies Quantitative Analysis
in Accounting Quantitative Analysis primarily deals with analyzing data in decision-making. Accounting is similar to quantitative analysis because accountants provide company’s with financial statements so future stock holders can analyze the company and decode of they want to invest. When looking at data, financial and quantitative analysis’ complete
• liquidity ratios measure a firm's ability to meet its current obligations.
• profitability ratios measure management's ability to control expenses and to earn a return on the resources committed to the business.
• leverage ratios measure the degree of protection of suppliers of long-term funds and can also aid in judging a firm's ability to raise additional debt and its capacity to pay its liabilities on time.
• efficiency, activity or turnover ratios provide information about management's ability to control expenses and to earn a return on the resources committed to the business.
In addition, accountants prepare these ratios too in order to determine the financial soundness of the company. Being an accountant will allow any person who has an interest in quantitative analysis to fully use their skill to their advantage.
•Meet with different clients to find out what tax information they have and to sort out any kinks in their business (give them my professional advice)
•Have meetings with my colleagues to work on clients and audits
•Work on tax returns and perform tax research for their clients' tax planning activities
•Leave and wake up the next morning to do it again Day in the life of an accountant: Companies
Ernst & Young
PWC Quantitative Analysis in Entrepreneurship Quantitative Analysis is a integral and important part of a fast-growing, entrepreneurial company Small Business owners can use financial ratios as a quantitative analysis tool during performance management. Quantitative analysis is the process of applying mathematical or statistical calculations to the company’s financial information. Quantitative analysis can provide a detailed, accurate picture of the company’s financial performance. Banks and lenders also use financial ratios to review a small business’ financial information. Quantitative Analysis in Small Businesses Potential job titles Options include being a self-employed owner/operator, manager within a family business, and a manager with an entrepreneur/company. Other possibilities include insurance sales, real estate sales, or manager within a small firm. The Top 10: Small Businesses •NutriSystem
•Hansen Natural
•optionsXpress Holdings
•PetMed Express
•Travelzoo Quantitative Analysis in BEPP •Relationship with our core interest •The potential jobs and industries of this major call for employees’ analysis abilities, which are based on a dramatic number of data and research. For example, in an investment bank work setting, a project consultant, one of the potential job titles of qualitative analysis, must have a quantitative analysis ability to check whether a candidate qualification to obtain his company’s investment through analyzing its financial statements. Potential Job titles •Mortgage consultant
•Project Consultant Companies and industries Financial service industry, investment banks, commercial banks, and hedge funds. •Assists with the analysis, implementation and evaluation phases of the process•Assumes responsibility for programs and projects, at the direction of the management team•Assists in translating needs, issues, and ideas into effective strategies and action plans •Coordinates team/ project activities and schedules•Performs data analysis, synthesizes data and identifies key findings A brief description of what someone may do on a daily basis As a student of business law major, quantitative analysis skill serves as a foundation to perform daily work. For example, a relatively large portion of business law major students work as legal auditors. They conduct a detailed analysis of original time records, attorney work production, expenses and hourly rate benchmarks, which all need our core interest quantitative analysis. Potential Job titles •Legal auditor
•Public officer Companies and industries •Government
•legal auditing Management Quantitative Analysis skill is rather important in problem solving and decision making. A company's long-term, short-term and tactical plans relies highly on quantitative analysis skill. A manager controls the main direction of the development of the company which requires this skill. Quantitative Analysis in Management Potential job titles CEO, CFO, and board chairs •Board Chairs: The role that the Chair (sometimes referred to as President) of the Board plays is different from all the other roles on the Board. It is the Chair's job to ensure that the Board operates as a team. You have to be concerned about getting the best out of each and every member of the Board. The Chair's role can be summed up in the term "leader". •CEO: The CEO is responsible for the success or failure of the company. Operations, marketing, strategy, financing, creation of company culture, human resources, hiring, firing, compliance with safety regulations, sales, PR, etc.—it all falls on the CEO’s shoulders. •CFO: 1. Controllership duties 2. Treasury duties 3. Economic strategy and forecasting Companies Any companies need managers Like General Mills, Eastman Kodak, the NCR Corporation, Kraft/ General Foods, and Eli Lilly •http://www.ehow.com/facts_5594665_mortgage-consultant-job-description.html
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