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A financial modeling analyst is a professional banker or financial adviser who applies financial modeling tools to run valuation numbers to provide financial advice in a number of businesses such as equity research, investment banking, financial planning, corporate development, and corporate finance. These models can apply to various business activities, such as financial modeling for revenue or operating costs.

Financial modeling analysts are expected to adapt and use a wide variety of financial models to balance sheets and be able to condense information into formats suitable to present to clients.

This article will cover a sample job description, exploring the daily responsibilities and necessary qualifications for a financial modeler. 

The Job Overview

We are seeking a dedicated financial modeler to join our growing company. You will have an excellent understanding of Excel (or other spreadsheet software) and use that to perform complex financial analyses of projects for clients.

Your duties will include analyzing financial modeling and transactions, performing sensitivity and other ad hoc analyses, and creating and conducting presentations for clients based on the results. The ability to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines is a must.


Below are some of the responsibilities a financial modeler is expected to assume in their position:  

    • Use Excel to produce high-quality spreadsheets and reports for clients
    • Use financial analysis tools to evaluate portfolio options and advise clients
    • Provide predictive forecasts, such as expected raw material needs or anticipated sales figures
    • Create and present easy-to-understand models for clients
  • Identify new business opportunities, such as undervalued securities or untapped revenue streams
  • Work with a team of financial analysts or other financial modeling analysts for decision-making and forecasting
Job Qualifications and Skill Sets

Below are the qualifications and skills expected of a financial modeling analyst:

  • A bachelor’s degree in mathematics, accounting, or finance; master's degree, CFA, or diploma in financial planning a plus
  • Excellent Excel skills or experience with similar spreadsheet software, including the use of charts, macros, and VBA
  • Knowledge of basic accounting concepts and a solid understanding of financial analysis terminology and best practices, such as DCF and financial statements
  • A keen eye for detail and an ability to sift through large data sets to extract meaningful information
  • Excellent time management skills, including the ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines
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