To become a budget analyst, you’ll be responsible for viewing and analyzing your employer’s current budget. You’ll also spend time balancing the budget and maintaining it. If you want to enter into this field, earning a bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting will be optimal to helping you achieve your career goals. You’ll have to hold a bachelor’s degree at a minimum, though some employers may require applicants for higher-level positions to hold a master’s degree in finance or a related field.
Some good news for you? If you don’t have a bachelor's degree in finance, but you already have some strong experience working in an accounting-related field, you may be able to find a position with a smaller company, but your earning potential will be lower than it is for those with a full bachelor's degree.Search Accounting Programs
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