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A fast growing role that drives business change and efficiencies
Employment of Financial Analysts is projected to grow 12 percent in the next five years, faster than the average for all occupations. A growing range of financial products and the need for in-depth knowledge of geographic regions are expected to drive the strong employment growth.
The financial analyst position is imperative for the financial planning and analysis department of a business. They are responsible for analyzing financial statements and predicting the future performance of the company. This may include forecasting future revenues and expenditures, as well as modeling capital structure and budgeting. They will provide financial support to develop value-added insight to action and work together with the Finance Manager and members of the wider business to drive change and efficiencies.
The major responsibilities of this role include:
- Growing financial performance through analysis of financial results, forecasts, variances, and trends
- Creating recommendations to be presented to management and executives
- Developing financial models to support valuation, planning, and forecasting
- Aiding in the capital budgeting and expenditure planning processes
- Reconciling existing transactions through cross-referencing of incoming and outgoing data
- Conducting comparative analysis and market research to support internal financial analysis
- Increasing productivity by developing automated reporting/ forecasting tools
- Maintaining up-to-date technical knowledge of financial instru-ments, market conditions, and trends
Some examples of job titles in this career path include:
- Financial Analyst
- Business Finance Analyst
- Senior Finance Analyst
Exciting facts about this role
Projected annual growth of demand for Financial Analysts in the next five years
with a median of £40K
For professionals with up to 1 year’s experience
with a median of £75K
For professionals with 2 to 5+ years' experience
The perks of becoming a
Numerous job opportunities
A wide range of roles across all industry sectors
Working with Big Brandsills
Fantastic opportunities of career progression to senior roles or transition to an AI specialist
Excellent remuneration, with top earnings around £150,000+ a year
Job security since your skills are in demand
Career fulfilment since your work influences the strategic direction and performance of your company
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