The most common locations for a financial analyst in India are Mumbai and Bangalore. These two cities are where most of the global investment banks have their offices, and therefore where most of the jobs are. To be prepared as a financial analyst in India you can study with online courses and certifications such as CFI’s Financial Modeling and Valuation Analyst (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.
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: