Financial analyst can be a great job for people who are focused on earning good money, enjoy using Excel spreadsheet, analyzing financial information, and producing reports. If you enjoy reading and dealing with numbers, have a high degree of attention to detail and like to analyze the financial performance of a company then financial anlayst could be a really good job for you! To learn more, check out CFI’s interactive career map.
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: