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The top 5 skills Financial Analysts need to have

Published on 17th June 2019

Financial Analysts are currently in high demand within Legal Finance and we expect this demand to continue to increase for the foreseeable future.

Law firms are relying on financial analysts to support business growth and assist senior management to make informed decisions. This means that candidates with financial reporting and analysis skills are adding great value to organisations.

Here are the top 5 skills that will put you in a prime position when interviewing for a Financial Analyst role:

Great analytical skills

As the Financial Analyst, you will be responsible for ensuring all data is accurate for Head of departments and senior stakeholders

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

You will be required to explain financial information in simple terms and present this to partners and managers

Being good with numbers

A successful Financial Analyst will be able to understand and break down a large amount of numerical data

Strong technical skills

Many law firms are looking for candidates with strong Excel skills and the ability to adapt to unfamiliar financial reporting packages.

Strong commercial awareness skills

Impressive candidates will be able to understand wider business issues and develop new ideas to add value

If you are currently looking for a new Financial Analyst role, check out our latest vacancies here> or download our market insights for the latest market insights and salary information.

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