21 Common Financial Planning & Analysis Interview Questions

Here are some common questions to ask during a financial planning and analysis interview:

  1. How would you describe your personality?
  2. Do you have experience with financial planning & analysis?
  3. What kind of projects have you worked on in the past?
  4. What is your favorite part of this position?
  5. What is your proudest achievement at work?
  6. What are some of the challenges of this position?
  7. What are the most important skills a person needs to be successful as a financial planner and analyst?
  8. What would you say is the most important aspect of your job?
  9. How would you describe your work-style?
  10. How do you keep up with industry trends?
  11. What are the most common mistakes you see in financial planning and analysis?
  12. How would you go about forecasting the impact of a new product launch on corporate profitability and cash flow over a three-year period?
  13. How do you track your time so that it is accurately reflected in your financial reports?
  14. How do you prioritize projects?
  15. What are your career goals?
  16. What is your greatest strength?
  17. What is your greatest weakness?
  18. How do you handle stress and pressure in the workplace?
  19. What are the most important of this job?
  20. Tell me about a time when you had to deal with a hard situation. What happened, and how did you handle it?
  21. What are some of your favourite things to do outside of work?