• Role of a Financial Analyst

    Role of a Financial Analyst

    • Collecting and analyzing financial information.
    • Monitor and interpret available data such as industry and economic trends,
    • Forecast the current trends into probable future profitability, determine a fair market value for the sale of company stock
    • Making recommendations to your company, investors, customers or clients based on the analysis.
    • Work on spreadsheets, creating reports and giving presentations.
    • Handling financial activities of company

     

    Different types of Financial Analysts:

    • Securities Analysts,
    • Investment Analysts
    • Ratings Analysts

     

      Skill Set:

    • Excellent interpersonal,
    • Strong communication
    • Conflict resolution
    • Self starters
    • Typing skills,
    • Internet literacy,
    • Ability to use Microsoft programs
    • Understand financial markets.

     

    Educational Requirements

    • A degree in accounting, mathematics, business administration, finance, management or statistics is required for entry level Financial Analyst jobs.
    • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Chartered Investment Manager (CIM), and Certified Management Accountant (CMA).
    • Coursework including investment analysis, ethics, financial Analytics, financial modeling
    • Statistical skills, quantitative skills  and analytics qualifications are also key.

     

    Industries Hiring Financial Analyst:

    • Insurance
    • Investment banks,
    • Mutual funds, Pension funds, Hedge funds and
    • Securities firms
    • Search engines
    • Social networks
    • IT/Software
    • Financial institutions
    • The health care
    • Engineering companies Oil industry
    • Retail
    • Telecom/Mobile analytics
    • Marketing agencies
    • Data science vendors
    • Environment, utilities government and defense
    • Manufacturing

     

    Salary Range:

    Median

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