Financieel analisten


ISCO 08 Code  2413    Financial analysts

Lead Statement

Financial analysts conduct quantitative analyses of information affecting investment programs of public or private institutions.

Task statement

  • 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 programs, 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.

Included occupations

Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Analyst, bond
  • Consultant, investment
  • Consultant, securities


(NCvB; Mei 2010)