What skills are considered to be "advanced Excel Skills" for finance type jobs?
I observe the phrase "advanced Excel Skills" very frequently while browsing job search sites, etc. I know how to use the statistical packages, financial packages, etc. When an employer is looking for someone with "advanced Excel Skills", what does that company desire?
Asked By: thatguy2007 - 6/9/2008
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I am work in structured finance in New York. By advanced they mean being able to write macros, functions to handle database and/or data feeds, like bloomberg. Pick up a good book on Excel VBA.
Answered By: fn0384 - 6/10/2008
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Having worked on Wall Street I think I can help here. Generally, advanced excel skills means you can create formulas, tables, look ups, database functions (limited with excel) sorting, print reports. Sounds like you may be able to handle it... More
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