Standard Occupational Classification System Item

Group Detailed
Code 13-2011
Title Accountants and Auditors
Definition Examine, analyze, and interpret accounting records to prepare financial statements, give advice, or audit and evaluate statements prepared by others. Install or advise on systems of recording costs or other financial and budgetary data. Excludes Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents (13-2081)." Broad,13-2020,Property Appraisers and Assessors, Detailed,13-2022,Appraisers of Personal and Business Property,"Appraise and estimate the fair value of tangible personal or business property, such as jewelry, art, antiques, collectibles, and equipment. Includes workers who appraise both personal and business property as well as real estate. May also appraise land. Excludes Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators (13-1031), Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage (13-1032), Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate (13-2023), and Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents (13-2081)." Detailed,13-2023,Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate,"Appraise real estate, exclusively, and estimate its fair value. May assess taxes in accordance with prescribed schedules. Excludes Appraisers of Personal and Business Property (13-2022)." Broad,13-2030,Budget Analysts, Detailed,13-2031,Budget Analysts,"Examine budget estimates for completeness, accuracy, and conformance with procedures and regulations. Analyze budgeting and accounting reports. Excludes Financial and Investment Analysts (13-2051)." Broad,13-2040,Credit Analysts, Detailed,13-2041,Credit Analysts,Analyze credit data and financial statements of individuals or firms to determine the degree of risk involved in extending credit or lending money. Prepare reports with credit information for use in decisionmaking. Excludes Financial Risk Specialists (13-2054). Broad,13-2050,Financial Analysts and Advisors, Detailed,13-2051,Financial and Investment Analysts,"Conduct quantitative analyses of information involving investment programs or financial data of public or private institutions, including valuation of businesses. Excludes Budget Analysts (13-2031), Financial Risk Specialists (13-2054), and Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents (41-3031)." Detailed,13-2052,Personal Financial Advisors,"Advise clients on financial plans using knowledge of tax and investment strategies, securities, insurance, pension plans, and real estate. Duties include assessing clients' assets, liabilities, cash flow, insurance coverage, tax status, and financial objectives. May also buy and sell financial assets for clients. Excludes Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents (41-3031)." Detailed,13-2053,Insurance Underwriters,Review individual applications for insurance to evaluate degree of risk involved and determine acceptance of applications. Detailed,13-2054,Financial Risk Specialists,"Analyze and measure exposure to credit and market risk threatening the assets, earning capacity, or economic state of an organization. May make recommendations to limit risk. Excludes Credit Analysts (13-2041)." Broad,13-2060,Financial Examiners, Detailed,13-2061,Financial Examiners,"Enforce or ensure compliance with laws and regulations governing financial and securities institutions and financial and real estate transactions. May examine, verify, or authenticate records." Broad,13-2070,Credit Counselors and Loan Officers, Detailed,13-2071,Credit Counselors,"Advise and educate individuals or organizations on acquiring and managing debt. May provide guidance in determining the best type of loan and explain loan requirements or restrictions. May help develop debt management plans or student financial aid packages. May advise on credit issues, or provide budget, mortgage, bankruptcy, or student financial aid counseling." Detailed,13-2072,Loan Officers,"Evaluate, authorize, or recommend approval of commercial, real estate, or credit loans. Advise borrowers on financial status and payment methods. Includes mortgage loan officers and agents, collection analysts, loan servicing officers, loan underwriters, and payday loan o