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Financial Analyst Aptitude Test Assessment

Topics Covered

  • Financial analysis
  • financial modelling
  • numerical reasoning
  • excel

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  • Financial Analyst Test

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Question

Authorised capital of a company is $0.5mn, 40% of it is paid up. Loss incurred during the year is $50,000. Accumulated loss carried from last year is $0.2mn. The company has a Tangible Net Worth of ______

Answer
    • Nil

    • $0.25mn

    • (-)$.50,000

    • $0.1mn

Question

Consider below graph:


If the average profit made on each PC sold by Quick PC was $62, what was the total profit over the four months for Quick PC?

Answer
    • None of the mentioned

    • $3,857

    • $3,782

    • $3,144

Question

Which of the listed functions will give you the largest sales figure, ignoring hidden rows and error values?

Answer
    • =AGGREGATE(13,1,B3:B14,1)

    • =AGGREGATE(14,7,B3:B14,1)

    • =AGGREGATE(B3:B14,1,14,7)

    • =AGGREGATE(1,B3:B14,14,7)

Test details:

Duration: 40 minutes
Questions: 20 

Test description:

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

  • Analytical financial skills- Financial Analysis

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

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