I’m currently a financial analyst at an ad agency. Coming close to 2years in this role was a intern for 6 months prior at the same agency. I’m realizing I’m not enjoying the work anymore and would like to do something else. I’m looking for more of a analytical role. I’ve been thinking about being a business analyst. Can someone provide tips or advice on transitioning to a BA. Also I’ll take any advice in other roles I can transition to with my background that I may enjoy.

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I don’t think a business analyst role is more analytical then a financials analyst role ...

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How do you leverage the title without the right experience?

I work in Strategic Finance at a tech company and there’s plenty of data analysis ie SQL. Would recommend looking into that!

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The SQL bootcamp course by Colt Steele on Udemy is a fantastic intro to SQL. To pivot to an analytical finance role however, you’d need more than just MOOCs. I’d look into opportunities at your job where you can take on analytical projects

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