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Financial Analyst

Preferred Degree

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Salary Breakup (in INR)

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Easy Access to senior management of the company.

High Compensation and Salary with good opportunity to grow.

Opportunity to handle confidential information of the company

Long hours due huge level of responsibility, poor work-life balance

Sedentary Job plus too much Stress leading to health hazards.

Extreme attention to detail required, little opportunity to be creative.

Gender Breakdown for this profile

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Scope in Industry

Which Candidates prefer this Job? (%)

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How to Boost My Career?

  • MS in Finance from US, Canada(Exam- GRE, IELTS, TOEFL)
  • MBA (Exam- CAT, GMAT)
  • Diploma Courses in Data Analytics, Data Science, Financial Modelling, Financial Analytics (Exam: CAT, GATE, GMAT)
  • CFA Level 1,2,3 Certifications
  • CFP Certifications
  • Certificate in Investment Performance Measurement (CIPM)
  • Certified Fund Specialist Certifications
  • Chartered Financial Consultant designation
  • Chartered Investment Counselor certification
  • Certified Investment Management Analyst certification
  • Certified Public Accountant and Personal Financial Specialist.
  • Financial Risk Manager Certificate

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  1. Financial analysts generally focus on a specific sector, region, or type of product and hence their roles differ depending on the type of company they work for.
  2. They analyse financial information to produce forecasts of business, industry, and economic conditions in order to make informed investment decisions.
  3. They are responsible to provide reports on general economic trends, individual corporations, and entire industries.
  4. Also, they recommend investments and investment timing to companies.
  5. They guide cost analysis process by establishing and enforcing policies and procedures.

Skills Required Currently

Financial Analysis 65.4%
Financial Reporting 67.3%
Financial Accounting 32.8%
MS Excel 81.5%
SAP 32.8%
Data Analysis 49.8%

Skills Required in Future

Super-Forecasting 61.6%
Data Science 63.8%
Predictive Analytics 51.6%
Acc. Payable Automation 53.2%

Functional Skills Required

  1. Good business acumen is required
  2. Strong analytical and data gathering skills with a passion for numbers
  3. Strong ability to troubleshoot and debug problems
  4. People with meticulous, perfectionist attitude preferred.
  5. Ability to analyse complex Data and ability to understand trends, opportunities is a must.

Pay Growth by Experience (in INR)

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