Financial Analyst

20 Best Financial Analyst

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Daniel Anderson

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Financial & Data Analyst - Machine Learning

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Nhung Le.T.H


Data Analyst | Nice story now show me the data

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ugbaje innocent

Lagos, Nigeria

Data Analyst / Business Analyst /PowerBI Developer

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Mahra Al mansoori

Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates, United Arab Emirates

Strategic Financial Analyst & Brand Designer

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United States

Data Analyst: Transforming Insights 📊

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Jennifer DeMuth

Ohio, United States

Accounting: Cleanups, Reconciliations & More

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Andy Luo

Washington, United States

Bridging the gap between data analysis and market

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Meg Tsevegmid

Lisbon, Portugal

Data Analysis Expert & Web Developer

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Irfan Sajjad


Data Analysis | Dashboard Creation | Reporting

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Chester King

Jacksonville, United States

Data Analytics Pro: Power BI, SQL, Affordable

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Rishabh Bhandari

United States

AI | ML | IIT Kharagpur

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Anisha Jinna

Phoenix, United States

Data Wizard: Analysis, Visualization, & More

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Andrew Dunmire

New Smyrna Beach, United States

Numbers you can trust, expertise you need.

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Haider khan

Islamabad, Pakistan

Software engineer skilled in data analysis, machin

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Boomer Olivas

Portland, United States

Consumer Insights, Analytics, & UX Optimization

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Fatimat Thanni

Lagos, Nigeria

Data Wizard: Visualize, Analyze, Excel ✨

Financial Analyst related skills for your next project

Common projects for Financial Analysts

Creating financial models for decision-making.

Developing financial forecasts and budgets.

Assessing investment opportunities and risks.

Performing financial audits and compliance checks.

Conducting market research and competitive analysis.

Creating financial reports and dashboards for stakeholders.

Tips for working with and hiring Financial Analysts

Define your financial goals

Before hiring a financial analyst, it's crucial to have a clear understanding of your financial objectives. This could be budget planning, financial forecasting, investment strategies, or risk assessment.

Check their qualifications

Ensure the financial analyst has the necessary qualifications and experience in financial analysis. Look for skills in financial modeling, forecasting, budgeting, and financial reporting.

Understand their analytical tools

A proficient financial analyst should be adept with financial analysis tools and software such as Microsoft Excel, Tableau, and Quickbooks. Their ability to leverage these tools is crucial for effective financial management.

Maintain open communication

Regular and clear communication is key to a successful project. Ensure that your financial analyst is responsive, open to feedback, and provides regular updates on the project's progress.

How to hire Financial Analysts

Define your needs

Before starting the hiring process, have a clear understanding of your financial needs. This could be budget planning, financial forecasting, investment strategies, or risk management.

Post a detailed job

Posting a detailed job on Contra will attract the right freelancers. Include information about your company, the scope of the job, the skills required, and the project timeline.

Review applications

Review the applications you receive and shortlist freelancers based on their skills, experience, and fit for your project. Look at their past projects and reviews on their profile.

Conduct interviews

Conduct interviews with shortlisted freelancers. Ask questions about their experience, approach to financial analysis, and how they handle various aspects of financial management. Also, discuss your project specifics and expectations.

Make an offer

Once you've found the right freelancer, make an offer through Contra. This will include the project details, payment terms, and timeline.

3 questions to ask when interviewing Financial Analysts

1. Can you describe a time when your financial analysis significantly impacted a business decision?

2. What financial analysis tools are you most proficient in?

3. How do you handle discrepancies or anomalies in financial data during your analysis?

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Frequently asked

A Financial Analyst is a professional who analyses financial data to help businesses make informed decisions related to budgeting, investing, forecasting, and risk management. They use financial analysis tools to evaluate financial performance and market trends.

A Financial Analyst is a professional who analyses financial data to help businesses make informed decisions related to budgeting, investing, forecasting, and risk management. They use financial analysis tools to evaluate financial performance and market trends.

A freelance Financial Analyst provides the same services as a full-time Financial Analyst but works independently for different clients. They can provide expertise on a project basis or for ongoing financial management needs.

Hiring a Financial Analyst on Contra gives you access to top freelance talent without the hassle of middlemen or commissions. You can review their qualifications, collaborate efficiently, and handle contracts and payments all in one place.

You can post a job detailing your financial needs on Contra. Financial Analysts who match your requirements can then apply for the job. You can also browse through the profiles of Financial Analysts and invite those you are interested in to apply.

Projects that require Financial Analyst skills often include budget planning, financial forecasting, investment strategies, risk assessment, and financial reporting.

The cost of hiring a Financial Analyst on Contra can vary based on the complexity of the financial project, the analyst's experience and skills, and the project duration. On average, it can range from $20 to $60 per hour.

Financial Analysts use various tools for data analysis and financial modeling. These include Microsoft Excel for data analysis and financial modeling, Tableau for data visualization, and financial software like Quickbooks for accounting and financial management.

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