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Financial Analyst Hiring

Financial Analyst Hiring Process

The Financial Analyst hiring process differs from firm to firm, but generally speaking, it consists of the following steps: (1) completing an application with your resume and cover letter, (2) an initial screening process that could include a phone call or video interview, (3) an in-person interview at the office, (4) a final round interview and the office and meeting other team members, (5) reference checks and background checks, and (6) and offer letter and legal contract development. After a financial analyst is hired, they will typically go through an onboarding process as well as training and development (such as the FMVA financial modeling training program).

 

Financial Analyst Hiring

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?