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Gain the skills to become a Financial Analyst

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    What is a Financial Analyst?
    A Financial Analyst collects and analyzes financial information in order to make business recommendations to customers or clients based on factors such as market trends, the financial status of a company (or companies) and the predicted outcomes of a certain type of deal.

    What skills do Financial Analysts need?
    • Financial modeling
    • Financial/data analysis
    • Financial reporting
    • Financial forecasting
    What qualifications do you need to become a Financial Analyst?
    Although a degree isn't obligatory to get an entry-level job as a financial analyst, a background in a finance-related field, such as accounting, statistics, or economics is highly recommended. Analysts who are looking for greater opportunities for jobs and salaries would benefit from a master's degree in finance or a Master's of Business Administration (MBA).

    How much can a Financial Analyst earn?
    According to Indeed, the #1 job site, the average salary for a Financial Analyst in 2018 is £36,136 per year in the United Kingdom and $66,253 per year in the United States.

    How do I gain the skills to become a Financial Analyst?
    The following list of courses provides you with a step-by-step path to help you gain the necessary skills to land a job as a Financial Analyst. The open online courses are open to anyone and are delivered by top universities and organisations. Little to no previous experience is required - you can follow the step-by-step path or select the courses that are most relevant to your needs.

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