Certified Financial 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 /-

Financial analysis tools and techniques help you evaluate the profitability, growth prospects, solvency, or liquidity of a company.
Financial analysis enables financial senior executives and managers to assess the financial impact of their decisions using financial analysis techniques and valuation methods.

Investors, creditors, and other stakeholders apply financial analysis skills for evaluation of the decisions made by managers.

Why should one take Financial Analyst Certification?

Vskills Certified Financial Analyst Certification enables candidate to differentiate in today's competitive job market, enhance their employment opportunities by displaying their advanced skills in financial analysis, and result in higher earning potential.

Professionals and graduates wanting to excel in their chosen areas should opt for the certification for further career progression and better career opportunities.

The certification covers
  • Ratio Analysis
  • Financial Statements Analysis
  • Accrual Accounting
  • Time value of Money
  • Valuation

Who will benefit from taking Financial Analyst Certification?

This certification is intended for finance managers, investors, executives, analysts, and professionals or managers engaged in financial analysis.  

Students wanting to improve their skill set and make their CV stronger and existing employees looking for a better role can prove their employers the value of their skills through this certification.

Financial Analyst Table of Contents


Financial Analyst Interview Questions


Companies that hire Vskills Certified Financial Analysts

Fidelity, JP Morgan Chase, Kotak Mahindra, ICICI, HDFC hire financial analysts. Financial analysts are in great demand. Companies specializing in portfolio management or insurance or mutual funds or financial investment management are constantly hiring skilled financial planners. Various public and private companies also need financial analysts for their accounts or finance departments.

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Accounting Basics

  • What is Accounting?
  • Accounting Terms
  • Concepts of Accounting
  • Conventions of Accounting
  • Branches of Accounting
  • Classification of Expenses, Income, Assets and Liabilities
  • Financial Statements
  • Systems of Accounting
  • Basis of Accounting
  • Source Documents
  • Journal
  • Ledger
  • Trial Balance
  • Subsidiary Books
  • Bank Reconciliation Statement (BRS)
  • Rectification of Errors
  • Suspense Account
  • Capital Expenditure and Revenue Expenditure
  • Capital Receipts and Revenue Receipts
  • Depreciation
  • Company Final Accounts

MS-Excel Basics

  • MS-Excel Basics
  • MS-Excel Window Elements
  • Sort and Filter
  • Charts
  • Excel Formulas
  • Excel Functions
  • Logical Functions
  • Date and Time Functions
  • Lookup and Reference functions

Ratio Analysis

  • Ratio Analysis Basics
  • Limitations of Ratio Analysis
  • Classification of Ratios
  • Liquidity Ratios
  • Leverage Ratios
  • Turnover or Activity Ratios
  • Profitability Ratios
  • Valuation Ratios
  • Comparative Analysis
  • DuPont System

Financial Statements Analysis

  • Financial Statement Analysis Basics
  • Comparative Statement
  • Common Size Statement
  • Trend Analysis

Accrual Accounting

  • What is Accrual Accounting?
  • Accrual Accounting vs. Cash Accounting
  • Types of Accrual Accounts
  • Accrued Revenues
  • Accrued Expenses
  • Accrual Basis Best Practices

Time Value of Money

  • Time Value of Money Basics
  • Methods of Time Value of Money
  • Time Value of Money Formula


  • Valuation Basics
  • Intrinsic Value
  • Fair Market Value and Investment Value
  • Book Value
  • Market Value
  • Enterprise Value
  • Valuation Approaches
  • Discounted Cash Flow
  • Value of Tangible Assets
  • Value of Intangible Assets

Merger and Acquisition

  • M&A Basics
  • Seller’s Perspective
  • Buyer’s Perspective
  • Types of M&A Deals
  • Stages in M&A
  • Corporate Restructuring
  • Due Diligence

Equity Research

  • Equity Research Basics
  • Approaches of Equity Research
  • Financial Analysis of Company

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