A Financial Analyst Manager typically has 3-5 years of experience (or more) and is responsible for overseeing other analysts in a department or on a team. These managers typically start as analysts themselves and move up based on their strong analytical skills plus their ability to manage people and be leaders in an organization. A financial analyst manager typically spends much of their time reviewing the work of junior analysts on their team and providing feedback and guidance on their work.
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: