Details for Financial Analysts
Conduct quantitative analyses of information affecting investment programs of public or private institutions.
- Advise clients on aspects of capitalization, such as amounts, sources, or timing.
- Analyze financial or operational performance of companies facing financial difficulties to identify or recommend remedies.
- Assess companies as investments for clients by examining company facilities.
- Collaborate on projects with other professionals, such as lawyers, accountants, or public relations experts.
- Collaborate with investment bankers to attract new corporate clients.
- Conduct financial analyses related to investments in green construction or green retrofitting projects.
- Confer with clients to restructure debt, refinance debt, or raise new debt.
- Create client presentations of plan details.
- Determine the prices at which securities should be syndicated and offered to the public.
- Develop and maintain client relationships.
- Draw charts and graphs, using computer spreadsheets, to illustrate technical reports.
- Employ financial models to develop solutions to financial problems or to assess the financial or capital impact of transactions.
- Evaluate and compare the relative quality of various securities in a given industry.
- Evaluate capital needs of clients and assess market conditions to inform structuring of financial packages.
- Inform investment decisions by analyzing financial information to forecast business, industry, or economic conditions.
- Interpret data on price, yield, stability, future investment-risk trends, economic influences, and other factors affecting investment programs.
- Monitor developments in the fields of industrial technology, business, finance, and economic theory.
- Monitor fundamental economic, industrial, and corporate developments by analyzing information from financial publications and services, investment banking firms, government agencies, trade publications, company sources, or personal interviews.
- Perform securities valuation or pricing.
- Prepare all materials for transactions or execution of deals.
- Prepare plans of action for investment, using financial analyses.
- Present oral or written reports on general economic trends, individual corporations, and entire industries.
- Purchase investments for companies in accordance with company policy.
- Recommend investments and investment timing to companies, investment firm staff, or the public.
- Specialize in green financial instruments, such as socially responsible mutual funds or exchange-traded funds (ETF) that are comprised of green companies.
- Supervise, train, or mentor junior team members.
Education, training, experience