I'm currently in the process of changing careers. I have found I'm more of an analytical thinker rather than a seller. But I'm also finding that the only way to get a job as a financial analyst is to already have several years of experience in finance.
So far the only entry level positions I can find in finance involve selling. I'm not opposed to selling, I just know it's not my strongest trait. I do like helping people with their finances and analyzing financial data.
So right now I am in the process of trying to get hired on as a teller or banker. These positions seem to be a better balance of customer service and selling compared to insurance sales, which is mostly selling (and not really finance anyway).
Ideally in the long run, I would like to get into corporate financial management, but I know I need the experience as a financial analyst first, which means I need the basic finance experience before that.
So my question is, are there any entry level finance positions that would be more analytical rather than sales? What are some potential job titles and companies to apply for?