2413-Financial Analysts and Related Professionals

Job Title: 

Financial Analysts and Related Professionals

Job Description: 

Financial analysts and related professionals conduct quantitative analyses of information affecting investment programmes of public or private institutions.


Tasks include:

  • analysing financial information to produce forecasts of business, industry, and economic conditions for use in making investment decisions
  • maintaining knowledge and staying abreast of developments in the fields of industrial technology, business, finance, and economic theory
  • interpreting data affecting investment programmes, such as price, yield, stability, future trends in investment risks, and economic influences
  • monitoring fundamental economic, industrial, and corporate developments through the analysis of information obtained from financial publications and services, investment banking firms, government agencies, trade publications, company sources, and personal interviews
  • recommending investments and investment timing to companies, investment firm staff, or the investing public
  • determining the prices at which securities should be syndicated and offered to the public
  • preparing plans of action for investment based on financial analyses
  • evaluating and comparing the relative quality of various securities in a given industry
  • presenting oral and written reports on general economic trends, individual corporations, and entire industries
Additional Notes: 

This unit group includes

Risk analyst
Credit analyst
Equities analyst
Fund manager
Treasury manager
Financial product structurer

This unit group excludes

Business consultant (2421)

Specific Occupations: 

Financial analyst (eg equities analyst, credit analyst, investment research analyst)

Compliance officer/Risk analyst (financial)

Fund/Portfolio manager (including asset allocator)

Treasury manager

Other financial analysts and related professionals (eg financial product structurer/product controller)

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Source Of Info: 

Source: SINGAPORE STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION 2015, Department of Statistics, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Republic of Singapore