Financial Analyst job description

[Company name] are looking for a Financial Analyst to research and analyse financial information to help our company make well informed decisions.


  • Boosting the organisation’s financial performance through the analysis of financial results, forecasts, variances, and trends
  • Assisting in the process of capital budgeting and expenditure planning
  • Keeping and maintaining accurate and up-to-date technical knowledge of financial instruments or tools, market conditions, and trends
  • Conducting and comparing analysis and market research in order to support internal financial analysis
  • Designing and developing several financial models to support valuation, planning, and forecasting
  • Implementing technical tools such as Excel formulas and functions to handle financial issues
  • Guiding and handling cost analysis process by establishing and enforcing policies and procedures
  • Liaising with various project managers in order to discuss performance
  • Creating and maintaining various spreadsheets and dashboards in order to support analysis and provide insight
  • Creating and maintaining models to value potential investment opportunities
  • Monitoring and reviewing budgets and expenses, and coming up with ways to reduce or reimburse expenses.


  • Proven working experience as a Finance Analyst
  • Proficient in spreadsheets, databases, MS Office and financial software applications
  • Hands on experience with statistical analysis and statistical packages
  • Outstanding presentation, reporting and communication skills
  • Proven knowledge of financial forecasting and diagnosis, corporate finance and information analysis
  • Well informed in current financial subjects, accounting, tax laws, money market and business environments
  • BS degree in Finance, Economics or related field