Financial Analysts:

Conduct quantitative analyses of information affecting investment programs of public or private institutions.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $74,530.00
Average Time to Fill 36 days
Typical Education Bachelor's degree
Typical Experience Over 2 years, up to and including 4 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 2,743
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 6.91 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Critical Thinking
Numerical and Arithmetic Application
Attention to Detail
Information Gathering
Resource Allocation
Written Communication
Technology and Tool Usage
Following Directions
Oral Communication

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Analyzing Data or Information

Forecast revenue or sales
Identify financial risks to company
Evaluate degree of financial risk
Analyze business or financial data
Perform financial analysis of organizational resources and health
Interpret charts or tables for social or economic research
Analyze applicant financial status
Analyze current and historical utility costs
Analyze financial data or information
Analyze risks related to investments in green technology
Assess risks to business operations
Assess the cost effectiveness of products, projects, or services
Analyze market conditions or trends
Forecast phenomena based on statistical or mathematical research data
Analyze industry trends
Determine sources or targets for upcoming procurements
Perform statistical analysis or modeling
Analyze social or economic data
Conduct financial investigations

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Financial Planning
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX)
Project Management
Financial Modeling
Financial Accounting
Business Process

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