Financial Analyst



Financial Analyst


3 - 6 years

No. of positions



Business finance or other relevant experience

Job Description

Financial Analyst – Job Description


1.      Analyze financial data and create financial models for decision support.


2.      Report financial performance and prepare for regular leadership reviews


3.      Analyze past results, perform variance analysis against the past & vis-à-vis forecast and budgets, identify trends, comparative analysis and make recommendations for optimisation & improvements.


4.      Work closely with the accounting team to ensure accurate financial reporting


5.      Perform financial forecasting, reporting, and operational metrics tracking.


6.      Guide the cost analysis process by establishing and enforcing policies and procedures.


7.      Identify and drive process improvements, including the creation of standard and ad-hoc reports, tools, and Excel dashboards.


8.      Increase productivity by developing automated reporting/forecasting tools


9.      Perform market research, data mining, business intelligence, and valuation comps


10.  Maintain a strong financial analysis foundation creating forecasts and models


11.  Proficiency with Microsoft Excel is mentioned in virtually any financial analyst job description; familiarity with data query/data management tools is extremely helpful (Access, SQL, Business Objects)



Financial Analyst Job Description – Preferred Qualifications

1.      3-5+ years of business finance or other relevant experience

2.      Finance, Accounting or Economics, are preferred major fields;  MBAs are preferred

3.      Proven work experience in a quantitatively-heavy role

4.      Strong quantitative and analytical competency

5.      Self-starter with excellent interpersonal communication and problem-solving skills

6.      Advanced knowledge of Excel & Strong financial modeling experience


Personality and Interpersonal Skills

1.      Strong interpersonal skills, including written and oral communication skills

2.      Comfort dealing with ambiguity and the ability to work independently

3.      Experience working with, and presenting to, senior executives

4.      Good analytical skills

5.      Ability to streamline functions and passion to learn and grow


Finance, Accounting or Economics, are preferred major fields; MBAs are preferred

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