Certified Budget Analyst

How It Works

  1. 1. Select Certification & Register
  2. 2. Receive Online e-Learning Access (LMS)
  3. 3. Take exam online anywhere, anytime
  4. 4. Get certified & Increase Employability

Test Details

  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • No. of questions: 50
  • Maximum marks: 50, Passing marks: 25 (50%).
  • There is NO negative marking in this module.
  • Online exam.

Benefits of Certification

$49.00 /-

A budget is an estimation of revenue and expenses over a specified future period of time and is usually compiled and re-evaluated on a periodic basis. Budgeting is the process of involving optimal financial allocation. Budget analysts assess and analyze the finances of the company. They evaluate budgetary proposals for optimal allocation of the funds.

Why should one take Budget Analyst Certification?

The certification helps professionals and graduates to improve their budget analysis skill set and make their CV stronger. Existing employees looking for a better role can prove their employers the value of their budget analysis skills through this certification.

The certification enhances your skills and knowledge to evaluate budget proposals and funding requests, identification of financial or operational risks make budget recommendations and monitor and reports on budget performance. 

The certification covers

  • Budget Performance Measurement
  • Budget Reporting
  • Risk, Uncertainty and Expected Value
  • Sensitivity and Variance Analysis
  • Budget Analysis

Who will benefit from taking Budget Analyst Certification?

This Course is intended for professionals, managers and students in accounting, finance or business administration. Professionals and graduates wanting to excel in their chosen areas and further career progression.

Job seekers looking to find employment in finance or accounts or budget management departments of various companies should opt through this certification. Earning Vskills Budget Analyst Certification can help candidate differentiate in today's competitive job market, gain more employment opportunities, and result in higher earning potential.

Budget Analyst Table of Contents


Budget Analyst Interview Questions


Budget Analyst Practice Test


Companies that hire Vskills Certified Budget Analyst

Fidelity, JP Morgan Chase, Kotak Mahindra, ICICI, HDFC hire budget analyst. Budget analysts are in great demand. Companies specializing in project management or finance or accounting or consulting are constantly hiring skilled budget analysts. Various public and private companies also need budget analysts for their accounts or finance departments.

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Budgeting Basics

  • Budgeting Basics
  • Essentials of Budget
  • Budget Types
  • Budgeting Process
  • Budgetary Control
  • Functional Budgets
  • Master Budget
  • Fixed Budgets
  • Flexible Budgets
  • Zero-Base Budgeting
  • Performance Budgeting
  • Budget Variance

Forecasting Techniques

  • Types of Financial Forecasting
  • Financial Forecasting Methods
  • Forecasting Revenue, Margins and Costs

Risk, Uncertainty and Expected Value

  • Risk Basics
  • Risk Management and Financial Ratios
  • Sources of Risk
  • Risk Identification
  • Analyze the Risk
  • Risk Assessment
  • Risk Measurement
  • Risk Handling Methods
  • COSO Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Framework

Budget Analysis

  • Budget Analysis Basics
  • Budget Analysis Process

Sensitivity Analysis

  • Sensitivity Analysis Basics
  • Benefits of Sensitivity Analysis
  • Uses of Sensitivity Analysis
  • Sensitivity Analysis Samples
  • Methods for Applying Sensitivity Analysis
  • Measurement of Sensitivity Analysis
  • Methods of Sensitivity Analysis
  • Performing Sensitivity Analysis in Excel

Variance Analysis

  • Variance Analysis Basics
  • Variance Analysis Relevance
  • Variance Analysis Benefits
  • Variance Analysis Limitations
  • Variance Analysis Important Terms
  • Variance Analysis Types
  • Material Variance
  • Labor Variance
  • Fixed Overhead Variance
  • Budget Variance Analysis

Costing and Standard Costs

  • Concepts of Cost
  • Classification of Costs
  • Methods of Costing
  • Techniques of Costing
  • Standard Costing


  • What is Value?
  • Valuation Basics
  • Book Value
  • Market Value
  • Multiples
  • Valuation Models
  • Valuation Methods
  • Valuation Approach
  • Adjustments for Valuation
  • Discounted Cash Flow or DCF

Budget Reporting

  • What is a Budgeting Report?
  • Budget Reports Relevance
  • Benefits of Budgeting Reports
  • Items Included in a Business Budget
  • Developing a Budgeting Report
  • Analyzing and Interpreting a Budgeting Report

Budget Performance Measurement

  • Performance Measurement Basics
  • Performance Budget
  • Performance Measures in Budgeting
  • Key Performance Indicators
  • Benchmarking
  • PDCA

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