A financial analyst is a professional who assesses the financial performance of companies, industries or investment opportunities. Furthermore, their primary role is to provide insights and understandings while also giving out recommendations on how to improve investment decisions, financial planning and strategic decision-making. 


financial analyst

  • Consolidating and analysing financial data while taking into account of company’s goals and financial standing
  • Providing creative alternatives and recommendations to reduce costs and improve financial performance
  • Assembling and summarising data to structure sophisticated financial reports on status and risks


We are looking for a financial analyst to provide accurate and data-based information on a company’s status such as profitability, solvency, stability and liquidity. In addition, you will research and analyse financial information to help companies make well informed decisions, write reports and monitor financial movements. 


  • Consolidate and analyse financial data such as budgets, income statement forecasts while taking into account company’s goals and financial standing
  • Provide creative alternatives and recommendations to reduce costs and improve financial performance
  • Assemble and summarise data to structure sophisticated reports on financial status and risks
  • Develop financial models, conduct benchmarking and process analysis
  • Conduct business studies on past, future and comparative performance and develop forecast models
  • Identify trends while advising the company and recommend actions to a senior financial analyst based on sound analysis
  • Track and determine financial status by analysing actual results in comparison with forecasts
  • Reconcile transactions by comparing and correcting data
  • Gain and update job knowledge to remain informed about novelty in the field
  • Consult with management to guide and influence long term and strategic decision making within the broadest scope
  • Drive process improvement and policy development initiatives that impact the function


  • Proven working experience as a Finance Analyst
  • Proficient in softwares such as spreadsheets, databases, MS Office and financial software applications
  • Hands on experience with statistical analysis and statistical packages
  • Outstanding presentation, reporting and communication skills
  • Proven knowledge of financial forecasting and diagnosis and also corporate finance and information analysis
  • Well informed in current financial subjects such as accounting, tax laws, money market and business environments
  • BS degree such as in Finance, Economics or any related field


The monthly salary range for a financial analyst is RM 4,000 to RM 5,300. 

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