Entry Level Financial Analyst Resume Example (No Experience)

Updated: November 2, 2019

Do not let anyone make you believe that entry-level candidates do not have many qualifications to offer.

On the contrary, entry-level resumes are quite a force, especially where new positions that require immense talent and a fresh view of the industry are concerned.

 

On the face of it, it may seem as if the preference to hire people for a post that you are interested in, is for candidates who are more experienced.

Believe it or not, experienced candidates feel the same way – that say, the focus is on hiring younger candidates with a less warped view of life.

Actually, both views are misrepresented. The decision to hire an individual is based solely on who fits the bill.

This decision is, however, largely dependent on your initial communication with a prospective employer – through the resume. So rest assured that even if you are applying for an entry-level position, you have much going for you!

To help you understand how you can make your resume look good for an entry level position, have a look at the resume example of a financial analyst’s resume:

See also: Entry Level Financial Analyst Cover Letter

 

Entry Level Financial Analyst Resume Example

 

Gwen Oliver
816 E Alder Avenue, Mesa, AZ 10292
(000) 232-4534
gwenoliver @ email . com


Financial Analyst

PROFILE
Highly-motivated and self-directed financial analyst, with a diverse educational background, focused on improving the financial status of the company. Familiar with monitoring variances, identifying trends and recommending appropriate actions. A team player who has a demonstrated ability to interact effectively with managers and coworkers. Familiar with GAAP and statutory accounting principles.

HIGHLIGHTS
• Well-versed in analyzing current and past financial data and performances, with a view to developing correlating financial models.
• Special courses in identifying trends in financial performances, aimed at providing recommendations for improvement.
• Able to develop apt financial models by employing strategic thinking and analytic skills.
• Comprehensive knowledge of ERP and data analysis systems.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
• Cost Determination
• Data Collection
• Financial Forecasting
• Quality Management
• Depreciation impact
• Corporate Finance
• Cost Accounting
• Reconciliation
• Budgeting
• Process Improvement
• Planning and Reporting
• Statistical Analysis
• Requirements Analysis
• Communication
• Customer Service

EDUCATION
Bachelor of Science in Finance
Arizona State University, Mesa, AZ – August 2019

Related Coursework

• Portfolio Management
• International Banking
• Credit and Security Analysis
• Advanced Financial Management
• International Investments

INTERNSHIP EXPERIENCE

Finance Intern
Allstate, Mesa, AZ 6/2019-10/2019

• Assisted with new business process management by incorporating financial modules
• Handled cash reconciliations, payment date accounting, and monthly reporting activities
• Assisted in analyzing the company’s financial data and performances
• Evaluated capital expenditures and depreciation data
• Identified financial performance trends and assisted in developing recommendations for improvement
• Reviewed financial information and forecasts and provided support in creating prudent financial models
• Assisted in developing and implementing cash flow and debt management strategies
• Prepared budgets and identified capital management and financing options

COMPUTER SKILLS
• Essbase, Cognos, Oracle Financials
• MS Excel 2010, Power-point
• PeopleSoft GL & Query / Cognos
• VBA, Access, SQL and ETL
• HFM Smart View
• Microsoft Share Point