Marine Corps

3451:Financial Management Resource Analyst (MOS 3451)

These experts understand everything there is to know about Marine Corps financial management systems. They assist with the budgeting of finances and generate spending forecasts for future quarters


Is there a clearance required?: Yes

Is this a combat or support MOS?: Support


Military Duties:

Marines in this MOS will have a fairly regular day to day life. It will consist of a morning PT routine at least 3 days per week. This will be followed up with basic room cleaning and organization prior to departing for work. If there is time, marines will often grab a morning chow on the way to work. Once at work, 3451 marines will double check weekly budgets, verify the balance of ledgers, monitor upcoming expenses, create financial forecasts for upcoming missions, and create spending forecasts for upcoming quarters. The daily life will be tedious and busy, but marines in this MOS can enjoy some moderate regularity

Military Duties Translated:

A basic understanding of record keeping can help these marines land jobs as bookkeepers for smaller companies. Additionally, the knowledge of finance and accounting will give these marines an edge at understanding the more complex accounting topics that may be studied at community colleges or universities.

Some civilian jobs best suited to this type of military experience:

Accountant