Financial Analyst Archives | Imarticus
September 27, 2019
What Businesses Hire a Corporate Financial Analyst ‘Information is power’ but only to those who know how to use it well and make sense of it! Let’s start this note by finding out what does this astonishingly hefty job tile holds in its realm. The primary task of a corporate financial analyst involves analyzing piles of data and deriving something meaningful out […] Read More »
August 26, 2019
What is Difference Between a Quantitative Analyst & Financial analyst? A financial analyst or a quantitative analyst is a great career option for you if you are someone who is great with numbers and has amazing analytical skills. The role of a financial analyst is to identify trends and predict their outcomes to help investors and clients make top-notch investment decisions. Organizations rely heavily on […] Read More »
August 20, 2019
The Perfect Course For Those Dreaming Of A Job In Finance   Latha Rani shares her experience of the course and the journey that led her to land a job at Goldman Sachs. Getting a prestigious job in the finance sector is as difficult as it can get even for those with a master’s degree in Finance. Latha Rani, a bachelor in Management Studies, and a […] Read More »
May 22, 2019
Do financial analysts use Python? In what ways?   Finance professionals have long relied on the trawling through spreadsheets which makes their exercise an extremely arduous task. However, over the years they have had access to VBA( Visual Basic Applications) in Excel to customize functionality and automate worksheets. Google sheets have also proved to be a great contender for managing data on spreadsheets […] Read More »
May 20, 2019
What is a good Excel book for corporate financial analysts?   Excel is considered to be the tool of opportunity, and it is often the go-to software for most finance professionals. In “Excel Modeling in Corporate Finance” by Craig W. Holden, the author presents numerous typical issues from options valuations to DCF calculations. The various topics within the book maintain the contents of a typical […] Read More »
May 17, 2019
How do Financial Analysts perform research?   The research analysts cull data from financial statements of the company and PIB/ public information documents to value and estimate forward the companies’ growth and financial indices. They also manage investments, portfolios, funds and provide risk estimates. Research methodology: Investment Banking: All data for financial analysis of public companies can be found in their […] Read More »
May 15, 2019
Does Financial Analyst need SQL?   Though skeptics claim SQL has nothing to do with finance the technological world is fast evolving and inter-departmental boundaries fast disappearing. Most teams are now cross-functional, and the emphasis for operational efficiency is on being Agile and applying Scrum principles. Even data has moved to cloud storage. That’s obviously why financial analysts need knowledge […] Read More »
February 14, 2019
How To Become A Financial Analyst With No Experience?   A Financial Analyst performs the very vital job of evaluating market trends, setting-up long-term goals, financial policies and deciding upon when and what investors should be made for an investor’s or company’s profit. The sail of a company’s fortune rests majorly on the reports, suggestions a financial analyst provides on the rough seas that […] Read More »
January 24, 2019
When Applying For a Financial analyst Position What Skills Should You Have?   Depending on your career plan, resources, specialization choices, and eligibility choose your certification. These have different prerequisites in terms of educational background, experience, and examinations taken to be finally added on to your resume. All of them provide you with a well-defined skill set meant to ensure you are industry ready and have the […] Read More »
January 22, 2019
What do you need to learn to become a financial analyst?   The job role of a financial analyst needs a very thorough study of theory and the applicability of principles to practical situations. The best option is to do financial analysis courses and earn the CFA Certification. Course Skills and requirements A graduation degree or even a Master’s in Finance goes a long way. Add certifications […] Read More »