The most common financial analyst bank jobs are investment banking (IB), commercial banking (CB), and private banking. IB deals with mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and capital raising for large, public corporations. CB deals with lending and financial solutions for small to mid-sized private companies. Private banking deals with high net worth individuals and their personal, business and estate planning needs. All these types of financial analyst bank jobs can require some degree of financial modeling and financial analysis.
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: