The top finance professional organizations are the Global Corporate Finance Society (GCFS) and the CFI Financial Modeling Competition and Community. The Global Corporate Finance Society is a member-owned non profit organization that offers continuing education, community events, mentoring, tutoring, and other important services for professionals who have earned the Financial Modeling and Valuation Analyst (FMVA) certification. The CFI Financial Modeling Competition and Community is an annual event for analysts from around the world to compete and network with other professionals in the industry. Learn more at corporatefinance.org and financialmodeling.org.
Below is a break down of subject weightings in the FMVA™ financial analyst program. As you can see there is a heavy focus on financial modeling, finance, Excel, business valuation, budgeting/forecasting, PowerPoint presentations, accounting and business strategy.
A well rounded financial analyst possesses all of the above skills!
CFI is the global institution behind the financial modeling and valuation analyst FMVA Designation. CFI is on a mission to enable anyone to be a great financial analyst and have a great career path. In order to help you advance your career, CFI has compiled many resources to assist you along the path.
In order to become a great financial analyst, here are some more questions and answers for you to discover: