Financial Analyst Blog

CFI’s Financial Analyst Blog

CFI’s financial analyst blog is the premier source of information and tutorials for aspiring finance professionals. The blog contains over 3,000 assets consisting of articles, guides, Excel templates, videos, diagrams, infographics, and much more. The most popular topics covered include:

Careers (including interview prep, a career map, salary information, and resume templates)

Financial Theory

Accounting Concepts

Financial Modeling

Excel Skills

All Topics


Financial Analyst Blog

Analyst Certification FMVA® Program

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.


Financial Analyst certification curriculum


A well rounded financial analyst possesses all of the above skills!


Additional Questions & Answers

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:

  • What is financial modeling?
  • How do you build a DCF model?
  • What is sensitivity analysis?
  • How do you value a business?


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