Business and administration associate professionals

ISCO-08 code

33

Description

Business and administration associate professionals perform mostly technical tasks connected with the practical application of knowledge relating to financial accounting and transaction matters, mathematical calculations, human resource development, selling and buying financial instruments, specialized secretarial tasks, and enforcing or applying government rules.  Also included are workers who provide business services such as customs clearance, conference planning, job placements, buying and selling real estate or bulk commodities, and serving as agents for performers such as athletes and artists.  Competent performance in most occupations in this sub-major group requires skills at the third ISCO skill level.
Tasks performed by workers in this sub-major group usually include recording and transmitting buy and sell orders for securities, stocks, bonds or other financial instruments and for foreign exchange for future or immediate delivery; submitting credit and loan applications to management with recommendations for approval or rejection; approving or rejecting applications within authorized limits ensuring that credit standards of the institution are respected; maintaining complete records of all financial transactions of an undertaking according to general bookkeeping principles, with guidance from accountants; assisting in planning and performing mathematical, statistical, actuarial, accounting and related calculations; selling and buying financial instruments.
Occupations in this sub-major group are classified into the following minor groups:
331 Financial and Mathematical Associate Professionals
332 Sales and Purchasing Agents and Brokers
333 Business Services Agents
334 Administrative and Specialized Secretaries
335 Government Regulatory Associate Professionals

Hierarchy

Narrower ISCO groups

Concept URI

http://data.europa.eu/esco/isco/C33