Economist and Risk Analyst

Administration

Job Description

Forest economists and risk analysts understand and forecast the micro-economic and macro economic implications of forest management. These professionals are dedicated to following sound economic principles, financial and cost accounting, and generally accepted accounting principles. As an economist or risk analyst in the forest products industry, you will help develop and monitor business plans. Conducting research, monitoring data, analyzing information and preparing reports will also be part of your day-to-day work responsibilities. Working as an economist or risk analyst opens up the opportunity to move up to senior executive positions in the forest products industry.

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HIGH LEVEL, ALBERTA
ROCKY MOUNTAIN HOUSE, ALBERTA
FORT ST-JAMES, BRITISH COLUMBIA

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Education And Training

At a minimum, a bachelor’s degree in economics or accounting is required for this position. Many of the most successful candidates earn master’s degrees in economics or in a related discipline like business administration or statistics. Holding a master’s in business administration is another pathway into this profession.

St Peter’s College
University of Victoria
Collège de Valleyfield

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