(Female, Age 36) from NEW YORK, NY
This is a REAL-LIFE job profile written by a Female aged 36 who works as a Finance Consultant/Coordinator in NEW YORK, NY. We have removed all names and personal information in order to protect privacy. This professional kindly spent a bit of their time to complete one of our job profile surveys so that prospective job seekers like you could read their insights. Please excuse any punctuation or grammatical errors in this profile.
At a Glance
Basic data on your current job
|Job Title||Finance Consultant/Coordinator|
|Other Compensation||None Set|
|Company Size||(not answered)|
|Location||NEW YORK, NY|
|Years Experience||6 years|
Opinions on your CAREER overall (i.e. not just your current job)
|Years in Career||0|
|Income Rating||0 / 10|
|Interest Rating||0 / 10|
|Work-Life Rating||0 / 10|
|Fulfilment Rating||0 / 10|
Current job Q&A
Describe the type of organization you work for.
large media company based in Los Angeles California
Describe your job role and responsibilities.
I create journal entries, bill clients, run financial reports, adjust invoices
Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
health, 401k, life
Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.
yes, i must work others on a daily basis. i like that aspect okay, but i would prefer they be more interesting people.
Do you work collaboratively with supervisors/managers?
Do you work collaboratively with your co-workers?
Describe your work location (e.g., office, home, theatre, in the field) and what you like/dislike about working in it.
Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Job Title: 8
Level of Responsibility: 6
The Actual Work: 7
A day in the life of…
Please describe a typical workday for you in your current job:
|5am to 6am|
|6am to 7am|
|7am to 8am|
|8am to 9am||created journal entries for July’s Revenue, Credits and adjustments, and Reserve.|
|9am to 10am||continued with journal entries|
|10am to 11am||sent out requested invoices|
|11am to 12pm||revised more invoices|
|12pm to 1pm||lunch|
|1pm to 2pm||adjusted invoice and sent revised copies out|
|2pm to 3pm||did some analysis of sales with various related companies|
|3pm to 4pm||continued with analysis|
|4pm to 5pm||made more revisions to invoices. sent analysis to coworker|
|5pm to 6pm|
|6pm to 7pm|
|7pm to 8pm|
|8pm to 9pm|
|9pm to 10pm|
|10pm to 11pm|
|11pm to 12am|
Table of Contents
How you got your job
How did you get your current job?
internet job site
What was the application process?
submitted resume and had interview
Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
yes, met with potential supervisor once
If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
If applicable, do you feel your internship experience helped you prepare for your job?
If someone wanted to go about getting a job similar to yours, what would you recommend for him or her to do?
check entertainment job websites and have a background in finance/accounting
What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
great organizational skills, ability to keep onself busy, bookkeeping skills, able to work independently,
Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
make sure you that it’s what you want to do because once you get a lot of experience in this field, it is difficult to switch out.
Long-term career plans
Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
What are your current career goals?
work with actors as a business manager
Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
Prior work history
Please list your most recent jobs prior to this current job:
|Prior Job 1||Billboard Coordinator||2||30000||created and scheduled tv billboards|
|Prior Job 2||finance associate||2||25000||scheduled payments to vendors|
Please list your educational background:
High School GPA:
|Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)
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