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Working As A Finance Analyst Assistant

  • Analyzing Data or Information
  • Getting Information
  • Interacting With Computers
  • Processing Information
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Deal with People

  • Mostly Sitting

  • Repetitive

  • $66,000

    Average Salary

What Does A Finance Analyst Assistant Do

Financial analysts provide guidance to businesses and individuals making investment decisions. They assess the performance of stocks, bonds, and other types of investments.

Duties

Financial analysts typically do the following:

  • Recommend individual investments and collections of investments, which are known as portfolios
  • Evaluate current and historical financial data
  • Study economic and business trends
  • Examine a company’s financial statements to determine its value
  • Meet with company officials to gain better insight into the company’s prospects
  • Assess the strength of the management team
  • Prepare written reports

Financial analysts evaluate investment opportunities. They work in banks, pension funds, mutual funds, securities firms, insurance companies, and other businesses. Financial analysts are also called securities analysts and investment analysts.

Financial analysts can be divided into two categories: buy-side analysts and sell-side analysts.

  • Buy-side analysts develop investment strategies for companies that have a lot of money to invest. These companies, called institutional investors, include mutual funds, hedge funds, insurance companies, independent money managers, and nonprofit organizations with large endowments, such as some universities.
  • Sell-side analysts advise financial services sales agents who sell stocks, bonds, and other investments.

Some analysts work for the business media or other research houses, which are independent from the buy and sell side.

Financial analysts generally focus on trends affecting a specific industry, geographical region, or type of product. For example, an analyst may focus on a subject area such as the energy industry, a world region such as Eastern Europe, or the foreign exchange market. They must understand how new regulations, policies, and political and economic trends may affect investments.

Investing is becoming more global, and some financial analysts specialize in a particular country or region. Companies want those financial analysts to understand the language, culture, business environment, and political conditions in the country or region that they cover.

The following are examples of types of financial analysts:

Portfolio managers select the mix of products, industries, and regions for their company’s investment portfolio. These managers are responsible for the overall performance of the portfolio. They are also expected to explain investment decisions and strategies in meetings with stakeholders.

Fund managers work exclusively with hedge funds or mutual funds. Both fund and portfolio managers frequently make buy or sell decisions in reaction to quickly changing market conditions.

Ratings analysts evaluate the ability of companies or governments to pay their debts, including bonds. On the basis of their evaluation, a management team rates the risk of a company or government not being able to repay its bonds.

Risk analysts evaluate the risk in investment decisions and determine how to manage unpredictability and limit potential losses. This job is carried out by making investment decisions such as selecting dissimilar stocks or having a combination of stocks, bonds, and mutual funds in a portfolio.

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How To Become A Finance Analyst Assistant

Financial analysts typically must have a bachelor’s degree, but a master’s degree is often required for advanced positions.

Education

Most positions require a bachelor’s degree. A number of fields of study provide appropriate preparation, including accounting, economics, finance, statistics, and mathematics. For advanced positions, employers often require a master’s degree in business administration (MBA) or a master’s degree in finance. Knowledge of options pricing, bond valuation, and risk management are important.

Licenses, Certifications, and Registrations

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) is the main licensing organization for the securities industry. It requires licenses for many financial analyst positions. Most of the licenses require sponsorship by an employer, so companies do not expect individuals to have these licenses before starting a job.

Certification is often recommended by employers and can improve the chances for advancement. An example is the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) certification from the CFA Institute. Financial analysts can become CFA certified if they have a bachelor’s degree, 4 years of qualified work experience, and pass three exams. Financial analysts can also become certified in their field of specialty.

Advancement

Financial analysts typically start by specializing in a specific investment field. As they gain experience, they can become portfolio managers, who select the mix of investments for a company’s portfolio. They can also become fund managers, who manage large investment portfolios for individual investors. A master’s degree in finance or business administration can improve an analyst’s chances of advancing to one of these positions.

Important Qualities

Analytical skills. Financial analysts must process a range of information in finding profitable investments.

Communication skills. Financial analysts must explain their recommendations to clients in clear language that clients can easily understand.

Computer skills. Financial analysts must be adept at using software packages to analyze financial data, see trends, create portfolios, and make forecasts.

Decisionmaking skills. Financial analysts must provide a recommendation to buy, hold, or sell a security.

Detail oriented. Financial analysts must pay attention to details when reviewing possible investments, as small issues may have large implications for the health of an investment.

Math skills. Financial analysts use mathematical skills when estimating the value of financial securities. 

To be successful, financial analysts must be motivated to seek out obscure information that may be important to the investment. Many work independently and must have self-confidence in their judgment.

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Finance Analyst Assistant Career Paths

Finance Analyst Assistant
Finance Analyst Senior Accountant Controller
Finance Controller
9 Yearsyrs
Finance Analyst Finance Manager Controller
Regional Controller
10 Yearsyrs
Finance Analyst Senior Accountant Accounting Manager
Senior Accounting Manager
10 Yearsyrs
Analyst Business Analyst Senior Finance Analyst
Finance Planning Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Analyst Consultant Accounting Manager
Division Controller
9 Yearsyrs
Analyst Consultant Senior Finance Analyst
Manager, Finance Analysis
8 Yearsyrs
Executive Assistant Office Manager Accounting Manager
Corporate Accounting Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Executive Assistant Accountant
Comptroller
6 Yearsyrs
Executive Assistant Consultant Senior Accountant
Reporting Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Business Analyst Manager Controller
Director Of Accounting & Finance
11 Yearsyrs
Business Analyst Senior Finance Analyst
Regional Finance Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Accountant Assistant Controller
Assistant Director Of Finance
7 Yearsyrs
Accountant Budget Analyst
Budget Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Legal Assistant Administrator Administrative Manager
Administrative & Finance Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Legal Assistant Accounts Receivable Specialist Senior Staff Accountant
Manager, Accounting Operations
7 Yearsyrs
Data Analyst Senior Business Analyst Manager Finance Planning And Analysis
Manager-Finance Systems
8 Yearsyrs
Data Analyst Reporting Analyst Fund Accountant
Mutual Fund Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Data Analyst Senior Analyst Manager Finance Planning And Analysis
Treasury Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Research Analyst Equity Research Analyst Investment Banking Associate
Manager, Corporate Development
7 Yearsyrs
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Average Length of Employment
Account Analyst 2.9 years
Finance Analyst 2.8 years
Asset Analyst 2.5 years
Associate Analyst 2.4 years
Finance Associate 2.4 years
Assistant Analyst 1.9 years
Analyst Internship 0.5 years
Finance Internship 0.5 years
Top Careers Before Finance Analyst Assistant
Internship 14.9%
Assistant 4.4%
Volunteer 3.7%
Analyst 3.6%
Cashier 3.6%
Clerk 3.5%
Secretary 3.0%
Top Careers After Finance Analyst Assistant
Analyst 7.5%
Internship 6.7%
Cashier 4.0%
Consultant 3.7%
Accountant 3.4%
Volunteer 3.4%
Assistant 3.4%

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Finance Analyst Assistant Demographics

Gender

Female

53.2%

Male

30.5%

Unknown

16.3%
Ethnicity

White

51.1%

Hispanic or Latino

17.8%

Asian

16.8%

Black or African American

10.7%

Unknown

3.6%
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Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

29.8%

Chinese

15.9%

Mandarin

15.1%

French

8.2%

Cantonese

4.5%

German

4.1%

Arabic

3.3%

Russian

2.9%

Portuguese

2.9%

Korean

2.4%

Italian

2.0%

Japanese

1.6%

Vietnamese

1.2%

Serbian

1.2%

Turkish

0.8%

Hindi

0.8%

Hebrew

0.8%

Indonesian

0.8%

Croatian

0.8%

Tagalog

0.8%
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Finance Analyst Assistant Education

Schools

University of Phoenix

11.4%

University of New Mexico

10.3%

New Mexico State University

7.1%

New York University

6.0%

Northeastern University

6.0%

George Washington University

5.7%

Florida International University

5.0%

New Mexico Highlands University

4.6%

Fordham University

4.6%

University of Maryland - University College

4.3%

Pennsylvania State University

4.3%

Georgia State University

3.9%

University of Houston

3.9%

University of California - San Diego

3.9%

University of California - Los Angeles

3.6%

Michigan State University

3.2%

Eastern New Mexico University

3.2%

Columbia University

3.2%

University of South Florida

2.8%

University of California - Irvine

2.8%
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Majors

Business

29.6%

Finance

18.0%

Accounting

12.0%

Psychology

4.4%

Economics

4.0%

Political Science

3.6%

Management

3.3%

Marketing

3.0%

Computer Science

2.6%

Computer Information Systems

2.4%

Communication

2.2%

Criminal Justice

2.2%

Health Care Administration

2.1%

Information Technology

1.8%

English

1.7%

General Studies

1.5%

Liberal Arts

1.5%

Statistics

1.4%

Law

1.4%

Social Work

1.3%
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Degrees

Bachelors

45.0%

Masters

27.8%

Other

13.8%

Associate

7.2%

Certificate

4.0%

Doctorate

1.4%

Diploma

0.6%

License

0.2%
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Average Yearly Salary
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$40,000
Min 10%
$66,000
Median 50%
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Best Paying Company
BNP Paribas
Highest Paying City
Seattle, WA
Highest Paying State
District of Columbia
Avg Experience Level
2.3 years
How much does a Finance Analyst Assistant make at top companies?
The national average salary for a Finance Analyst Assistant in the United States is $66,106 per year or $32 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $40,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $106,000.

Real Finance Analyst Assistant Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Risk Analyst (Assistant VP) Jpmorgan Chase & Co. Columbus, OH Feb 10, 2016 $115,000
Financial Analyst (Assistant VP) FBR Capital Markets Corporation Arlington, VA Sep 08, 2011 $110,000
Senior Quantitative Financial Analyst (Assistant Director) Moody's Analytics San Francisco, CA Aug 04, 2015 $100,000 -
$111,206
Quantitative Analyst (Assistant Director) Moody's Analytics New York, NY Oct 01, 2010 $98,155 -
$130,000
Emerging Markets Fixed Income Analyst, Assistant V Artio Global Management LLC New York, NY Dec 01, 2010 $87,000 -
$95,000
Financial Analyst (Assistant Vice President) SMBC Capital Markets, Inc. New York, NY Feb 07, 2014 $80,000
Senior Investment Analyst & Assistant Portfolio MA Virginia Global Asset Management, LLC Norfolk, VA Apr 12, 2013 $80,000
Senior Investment Analyst & Assistant Portfolio MA Virginia Global Asset Management, LLC Norfolk, VA Apr 15, 2010 $80,000
Risk Analyst II (Assistant VP) JP Morgan Chase & Co Columbus, OH Jun 18, 2015 $68,128
Risk Analyst II (Assistant VP) Jpmorgan Chase & Co. Columbus, OH Oct 01, 2013 $68,128
Financial Analyst (Assistant Maanger, Finance) Standard & Poor's Financial Services LLC Bethesda, MD Sep 11, 2010 $65,000 -
$75,000
Application Analyst Assistant The University of Georgia Athens, GA Jul 01, 2015 $52,000
Application Analyst Assistant The University of Georgia Athens, GA Jan 07, 2015 $52,000
Senior Programmer Analyst (Assistant Manager) Midwest Express Inc. East Liberty, OH Jan 04, 2010 $50,000 -
$75,000

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Top Skills for A Finance Analyst Assistant

  1. Financial Statements
  2. Public Assistance Services
  3. Customer Service
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  • Develop and maintain a working familiarity with applicable laws, regulations and interpretations governing financial statements and disclosure.
  • Experience in exceptional customer service and support with recognized strengths in account maintenance, problem-solving and trouble-shooting.
  • Operate data entry terminals and automated data systems, follow standard sequences/coding when entering data and correct errors.
  • Reviewed and organized financial data such as patent and purchase orders for accuracy and completeness.
  • Anticipated and identified potential human resources and payroll problems to minimize the financial and operational impact to the department.

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