Financial Assistant 

(Female, Age 41) from Henderson, NV

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At a Glance

Current Job

Basic data on your current job

Job Title Financial Assistant
Salary $95,000
Other Compensation None Set
Company Size (not answered)
Location Henderson, NV
Years Experience 6 years

Career Ratings

Opinions on your CAREER overall (i.e. not just your current job)

Years in Career 0
Education (not answered)
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.
I work for a private local firm taking care of their financial and accounting needs

Describe your job role and responsibilities.
investigating and completing clients taxes and tax returns

Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
medical and retirement

Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
I am very comfortable with my wages

Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.
Yes but it is a small firm and we are just like family

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.
office in town centrally located

Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Income: 5
Benefits: 6
Hours: 7
Co-Workers: 2
Supervisors: 1
Job Title: 8
Level of Responsibility: 4
The Actual Work: 3

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 prepare to go to work
8am to 9am drive to work
9am to 10am looks over daily tasks and ledgers
10am to 11am discuss todays plans
11am to 12pm work work work
12pm to 1pm lunch
1pm to 2pm appointment time with clients
2pm to 3pm appointment times with clients
3pm to 4pm computer work preparing statements
4pm to 5pm go home
5pm to 6pm home
6pm to 7pm home
7pm to 8pm home
8pm to 9pm
9pm to 10pm home
10pm to 11pm home
11pm to 12am home

Table of Contents

How you got your job

How did you get your current job?
a friend told me about the position

What was the application process?
personal interview and then they looked over my resume and called a few of my references

Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
yes 2 interviews

If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
what do you expect from us

Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
definitely but also needed the skills I learned at school

Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
I have two years of college and continue my courses of education

Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
yes it did

If applicable, do you feel your internship experience helped you prepare for your job?
not applicable

If someone wanted to go about getting a job similar to yours, what would you recommend for him or her to do?
know the right skills and know the right people

What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
love to play with numbers and figures

Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
yes, I have a degree in business

What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
go to school

Long-term career plans

Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?

What are your current career goals?
doing exactly what I am doing. enjoying working and getting paid very well

Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
I am glad that this is the path that I choose

Prior work history

Please list your most recent jobs prior to this current job:

Title Length Salary Description
Prior Job 1 assistant 2 years 100000 assistant to the director of the company
Prior Job 2 assistant 2 years 80000 assistant to the director

Educational background

Please list your educational background:

High School GPA:

GPA School Degree
College (Undergraduate)
or Technical/Vocational
3 UNLV business
Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)

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