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Banking specialist
German: Bankfachwirt/in

Fields of work

Certified banking specialists mainly work for financial services companies. These may include  banks, direct banks, savings banks and mortgage saving banks. They also find employment at insurance companies, at companies specialising in asset management and investment consultancy, at tax consultancy and accountancy firms or at companies involved in the property sector.


Professional experience

Certified banking specialists take on qualified skilled tasks at companies operating in the financial services industry. They develop bank products, conduct risk analyses, advise customers or assist with human resources and organisational decisions.



The occupational profiles are based on information from BERUFENET and BIBB.

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