Financial Analyst Aptitude Test Assessment

Topics covered

  • MAQ (Multiple Answer Question)
  • MCQ (Multiple Choice Question)
  • Descriptive Question
  • White Board Simulator
  • Coding Simulator
  • Audio Question
  • Video Question
  • Case Study Question

Financial analysts leverage strong accounting and compliance backgrounds to explore historical financial data, predict future results and drive process and policy improvements. The financial analyst position is accountable for reviewing larger investment proposals for return on investment, investigating a variety of internal financial and operational issues, and staying abreast of industry conditions and competitor activities.

Principal Accountabilities covered in Financial Analyst Test

  • Investigate operational and financial results and make recommendations for improvements

  • Conduct cost-benefit analyses

  • Review capital budgeting proposals and make acceptance recommendations to management

  • Create forecasts of future business conditions using multiple scenarios

  • Review and recommend different types of investments based on risk and return analysis

  • Stay abreast of developments in those industries in which the company operates

  • Prepare and update a competitor analysis

  • Create financial models using electronic spreadsheets

  • Create PowerPoint presentations summarizing the results of analyses and present the results to senior management

  • Analyzing current and past financial data and performance

  • Preparing reports and projections based on this analysis

  • Evaluating current capital expenditures and depreciation

  • Exploring investment opportunities

  • Establishing and evaluating profit plans

  • Identifying trends in financial performance and providing recommendations for improvement

  • Providing financial models and forecasting

                                   
KEY SKILLS REQUIRED:
  • Knowledge of financial statements and analytical techniques – Financial Management, Management Accounting, Accounting Fundamentals, Financial Analysis

  • Willingness to question assumptions, explain analyses and form conclusions- Logical Reasoning

  • Analytical Skills- Abstract Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude

  • Communication Skills- Verbal Ability and Verbal Reasoning

  • Analytical financial skills- Financial Analysis

  • Long term financial modeling- Excel Modelling ,Statistics and Probability

This pre-employment test is useful for hiring:
  • Financial Analyst Test

Test details:

Financial Analyst Aptitude Test - 70 Questions 95 minutes
 

  • Verbal Ability -             08 Questions 08 minutes

  • Verbal Reasoning -       08 Questions 11 minutes

  • Quantitave Aptitude -    15 Questions 15 minutes

  • Logical Reasoning -      08 Questions 08 minutes

  • Abstract Reasoning -     08 Questions 14 minutes

  • Financial Analysis-        16 Questions 16 minutes

  • Excel Modeling-             05 Questions  05 minutes

  • Statistics-                       09 Questions 10 minutes

Financial Analyst Aptitude Test

Question #1 of 2

Say that you want to paste a formula result – but not the underlying formula – to another cell. In excel 2002, you would copy the cell with the formula, then place the insertion point in the cell you want to copy to what next?

    • Click the Paste button on the standard toolbar

    • Click the arrow on the paste button on the standard toolbar, hen click formulas

    • Click the arrow on the paste button on the standard toolbar, then click values.

    • All of the mentioned

Question #2 of 2

Which of the following is not an advantage of using interest rate swaps to eliminate interest-rate risk? 

    • Financial institutions can engage in the types of lending for which they have informational advantages.

    • They entail no default risk.

    • They can be written to cover time horizons of several years.

    • They avoid the transaction costs of shifting funds between rate-sensitive and fixed-rate assets.

SAMPLE REPORT
Candidate Name: David Messi Test Date: 28-May-2014
Test Name: Financial Analyst Aptitude Test Test Start Time: 13.30

Score: 39 Out Of 58

Percentage: 67

Result: PASS

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SECTION PERFORMANCE
Section Name FAIL PASS
Verbal Reasoning
Score: 7/8
Abstract Reasoning
Score: 2/4
Verbal Ability
Score: 6/8
Financial Analysis
Score: 14/16
Excel Modelling
Score: 1/5
Statistics
Score: 4/9
Logical Reasoning
Score: 5/8
STRENGTH AND WEAKNESS
Strength Verbal Reasoning, Financial Analysis
Weakness Abstract Reasoning, Excel Modelling, Statistics
* Note: If score <= 40 then its a Weakness. If score >= 80 then its a Strength.
ONLINE PROCTORING
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Tolerable Limit Not acceptable
Window Violation: 0 | Time Violation: 0 secs
CANDIDATE DETAILS
Gender : Male Phone Number : +1-541-754-3010
Total Experience (Years) : 3 Total Experience (Months) : 5
Skill Set : Verbal Reasoning, Financial Analysis Current Employer : Interview Mocha
Current Job Title : Solution Architect Current Salary : 600.00
Expected Salary : 1000000.00 Current Location : Chicago

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