I am currently considering a position with a prestigious Non-Profit as an associate of investment operations, but I am debating whether this is a good decision or not. I have 2.5yrs of experience in tax, mostly corporate, and this new role would drift away from that 100%. I am a quick learner, so the new tasks are not really the problem, but what I am more worried about is my career in the future. I have zero experience with investments, and it seems like this role would mainly focus on the presentation of these assets on financials (which I also have no experience with). My question to any of you that have experience in this field, do you think it may be easy to find jobs with a similar background in the future in case I may have to relocate (military family)? Are roles in investment operations popular out there? Just looking for advice as to whether or not to switch away from tax.
Tax vs Investment Ops. Career Switch
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