You should have those skills, it will help along the way:

  1. Financial analysis, Comprehensive analysis:
    1. Accounting analysis
      1. Financial Ratios (Assest utilization, Profitability, Solvency, Valuation..)
    2. Economic analysis (FA, industry specific factor, demand and supply analysis, Five Forces, Bench Marking..
  2. Discipline
  3. Crisis management
  4. Time managemetn