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Financial managers
Description: Financial managers work for all kinds of businesses. Many work for banks, credit unions, or insurance companies. They prepare financial reports and make sure the business pays its taxes and has enough money to operate. They watch over the cash flow, manage the company's stocks, and communicate with investors. They also decide whether the business needs to borrow money, lend money, or invest in stocks and bonds.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2008-09 Edition at http://www.bls.gov/OCO/
Salary: $50,001 or more per year


There are 28 math topics Financial managers need to know.
Basic Math / Algebra
Ratio and Proportion
Basic Probability
Basic Statistics
Statistical Graphing
Powers and Roots
Negative Numbers
Scientific Notation
Basic Problem Solving
First-Year Algebra
Using Formulas
Linear Equations
Coordinate Graphing 2D
Linear Systems
Algebraic Representation
Geometric Mean
Second-Year Algebra / Trigonometry
Sequences and Series
Advanced Statistics
Other Topics
Basic Calculator Use
Scientific Calculator Use
Computer Use
Group Problem Solving
Mental Math
Inductive/Deductive Reasoning
Math Communications
Mathematical Modeling