Reddit has a financial analyst subreddit listed as /r/FinancialCareers/ that serves as a community for people who want to learn how to achieve a successful career as a financial analyst. Examples of topics discussed in the thread include job searching tips, interview preparation, resume and cover letter advice, financial analysis techniques, financial modeling skills, general Q&A, people looking for tutors, and how to perform real-world analysis on the job.
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: