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Financial modelling and forecasting

Find out more about building financial models, the pitfalls of financial modelling and how to carry out effective forecasting.

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Featured article

Demolishing uncertainty
On the basis of research involving 25,000 forecasters and a million predictions, the authors identified a set of practices that can improve companies’ prediction capability: providing training in the basics of statistics, assembling teams of forecasters, tracking performance and giving feedback.

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Featured book

Financial modelling
(ICAEW, 2016)
Best-practice guideline from ICAEW's Corporate Finance Faculty, aimed at corporate financiers who need to prepare, use or review financial models for deals.

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eBooks

The Library provides full text access to a selection of key business and reference eBooks from leading publishers. eBooks are available to logged-in ICAEW members, ACA students and other entitled users. If you are unable to access an eBook, please see our Help and support advice or contact library@icaew.com.

Financial modeling in Excel for Dummies

A beginner's guide to financial modeling using Microsoft Excel.

Mastering financial modelling in Microsoft Excel: a practitioner's guide to applied corporate finance (3rd edition)

Comprehensive tools and methods to help you build, develop and apply financial models using Microsoft Excel, enabling you to get better, more accurate results, faster.

Financial risk manager handbook

For candidates studying for the Global Association of Risk Professionals annual FRM exams

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Online articles

The Library provides access to leading business, finance and management journals. These journals are available to logged-in ICAEW members, ACA students and other entitled users subject to suppliers' terms of use.

Demolishing uncertainty

On the basis of research involving 25,000 forecasters and a million predictions, the authors identified a set of practices that can improve companies’ prediction capability: providing training in the basics of statistics, assembling teams of forecasters, tracking performance and giving feedback.

Volatility forecasting using financial statement information

This paper examines whether financial statement information can predict future realized equity volatility incremental to market-based equity volatility forecasts. The paper uses an analytical framework to identify accounting-based drivers of realized volatility.

What's in your leadership toolbox?

Finance teams have been moving from counting wealth and policing compliance to creating wealth and strategy, so they need to broaden and upgrade some of their skills. As well as traditional finance functions, senior finance executives and their teams are now often expected to do financial modeling, data analytics, consider cyber security, risk management and more. The authors present their framework to help finance executives develop their leadership abilities.

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Articles and books in the Library collection

Next generation Excel modelling in Excel for analysts and MBAs (for Windows and Mac OS) 
(John Wiley & Sons, 2013)
Covers advanced business decision making, financial, and accounting functions. The book demonstrates how to create models to boost efficiency and improve your forecasting ability.

Business and financial models 
(Kogan Page, 2013)
A step-by-step guide to building a financial model, from formulating questions to monitoring performance. .

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