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Got offered a financial analyst position with better pay and better work life balance but it’s in the retail industry. Should I take it? With the volatility of retail and all.

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If you hate risk than yes

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Depends on the company. If it’s someplace like JC Penney, then I wouldn’t take it. If it’s a business with better prospects, then I would. Retail isn’t going away. It’s just shifting in who the players are.

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It it’s like Costco, Walmart, Amazon or basic needs type of business then it will make sense. If it’s a clothing retailer then be careful

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Third year in risk assurance

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What are the responsibilities? How big is the company?

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Financial assessment , monthly reporting around p&l, other ad hoc analytical projects supporting the business , etc

It’s a shoe retailer

Zappos?

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