Finance links

UNCG offers a B.S. in Finance. The Finance major involves learning how wealth is created, stored, protected, received,
distributed, and generally managed. Study in this area focuses on financial markets, financial institutions and corporate finance, although students frequently seek employment in related areas of insurance and real estate. Students often choose to double major in Accounting and Finance. For more information on the Finance major, contact Dr. Daniel Winkler, Room 342 of the Bryan Building, at (336) 256-0122 or by e-mail ( Visit the department’s web page at:

Career Ideas

Account Executive Financial Aid Officer Property Manager
Actuary Financial Analyst/Manager/Planner Purchasing Agent
Appraiser/Assessor Insurance Agent Real Estate Appraiser/Broker
Bank Economist Insurance Risk Manager Securities Analyst/Trader
Bank Examiner Internal Auditor Statistician
Bank President or Manager International Banking Officer Stockbroker
Budget Accountant International Trade Specialist Teacher (HS/College)
Controller Investment Analyst Treasurer
Claims Adjuster Loan Officer(Commercial or Consumer) Trust Account Administrator
Cost Accountant Market Researcher Trust Investment Officer
Credit Analyst or Manager Mortgage Banker Underwriter
Credit Management Counselor Product Manager

Work Settings

Banks Government Agencies Insurance Companies
Credit Unions FDIC Mortgage Bankers
Educational Institutions Office of Thrift Supervision Real Estate Companies
Federal Reserve Dept. of Veteran’s Affairs Real Estate Investment Trusts
Financial Institutions HUD Savings & Loans
Ginnie Mae Securities Firms
SEC Stock Exchange

Employers Who Hired Bryan School Graduates

A.G. Edwards Merrill Lynch
Baron Financial CorporationBB&T ReMax RealtyState Farm Mutual Insurance Company
Central Carolina Bank The Prudential Companies
FDIC United Guaranty
Jefferson-Pilot Insurance Wachovia Bank

Resources At Career Services

For definitions of Career Ideas (previous page) consult: VGM’s Careers Encyclopedia, SIGIPlus,
DISCOVER, The O*Net Dictionary of Occupational Title, and Occupational Outlook Handbook or
the handbook website at: Please visit our Career Services
Website: for a list of business-related resources held in our center.

The following resources are related specifically to Finance:

Business/Finance Career Directory Careers in Insurance
Careers for Financial Mavens & Other Money Movers Opportunities in Banking Careers
Careers in Financial Services Real Estate Career Planner

Professional Associations

Taken from National Trade and Professional Associations of the US (JOB DIR) and Encyclopedia of
Professional Associations
(Jackson Library).

For career information, online career center/job bank, scheduled conferences and workshops, and possible local chapter
meetings visit the following web sites:

American Association of Individual Investors National Association of Personal Financial Advisors
American Bankers Association National Association of Professional Insurance Agents
American Financial Services Association  The Financial Planning Association