Financial Analyst Job Description

A Financial Analyst job description template to hire for your Finance department.

About the Financial Analyst position

We are looking for an experienced Financial Analyst join our team and help us collecting accurate and data based information on company’s profitability٫ solvency٫ stability and liquidity. Your duties will include researching and analyzing financial information to help us make well informed decisions٫ writing reports and monitoring financial movements.


Financial Analyst responsibilities are:

  • Collecting and analyzing financial data including budgetsŮ« income statement forecasts etc.
  • Developing recommendations to reduce costs and improve company's financial performance
  • Ensuring that company’s goals and financial standing are taken into account
  • Collecting and processing data to prepare sophisticated reports on financial status and risks
  • Building financial modelsŮ« and performing benchmarking and process analysis
  • Analyzing company's actual results in comparison with forecasts to track and determine its financial status
  • Organizing business studies on pastŮ« future and comparative performance and developing forecast models
  • Reconciling transactions by comparing and correcting data
  • Researching and identifying trends in order to develop suggestions for a senior financial analyst
  • Staying informed about changes and trends in company's business niche
  • Consulting with managers to help with long term and strategic decision making


Financial Analyst requirements are:

  • 3+ years' experience of working on a Finance Analyst position
  • Profound experience of working with spreadsheetsŮ« databasesŮ« MS Office and financial software applications
  • Profound experience with statistical analysis and statistical packages
  • In-depth knowledge of financial forecasting and diagnosisŮ« corporate finance and information analysis
  • Strong presentationŮ« reporting and communication skills
  • Good knowledge of current financial subjectsŮ« accountingŮ« tax lawsŮ« money market and business environments
  • BS degree in FinanceŮ« Economics or other related area

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