Finance Analyst Jobs & Job Description | Hampshire & West Sussex

Finance Analyst Jobs

An organisation’s Finance Analyst is pivotal to how commercial decisions are made. Working as part of the wider finance team to analyse business performance and create strategy, they provide valuable data and insights which help to drive the business forward.

Finance Analyst job description and responsibilities

The majority of duties performed by the Finance Analyst focus around researching and reporting on financial information, including analysis of the financial market as a whole. Duties may include:

  • Gathering and analysing financial data
  • Identifying market trends
  • Developing financial forecasts
  • Financial analysis
  • Financial modelling
  • Measuring financial risk
  • Creating commercial plans in collaboration with the management team

Finance Analyst job qualifications, experience and skills

The skills of a Finance Analyst have increased in demand and whilst a degree isn’t strictly necessary for the role, a CIMA, ACA or ACCA qualification or part qualification is very attractive to employers.

A good Finance Analyst will also possess the following skills:

  • An ability to interpret financial data
  • Capability to conduct statistical analysis
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to communicate effectively and ‘tell a story’ with figures
  • Natural interest and engagement in industry trends and news

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