Spreadsheet-based financial models are widely used to support key processes and decision-making in all sizes of business.
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In this webinar, Jonathan Swan looks back at five years of Macpherson and compares and contrasts the approaches used in both the public and private sectors.
Our Excel expert, John Tennent, talks us through the use of Normal distribution curves and Monte Carlo simulation to measure the impact of uncertainty in financial modelling.
Our Excel expert, John Tennent, talks us through the Excel tools to assist with forecasting and trending.
Jonathan Swan presents this practical webinar on Excel forecasting tools and how to make the best use of them.
This book will help you understand financial modeling concepts using Excel, and provides you with an overview of the steps you should follow to build an integrated financial model.
A hands-on guide to using Excel in the business context. Contains step-by-step instructions of how to solve common business problems using financial models, including downloadable Excel templates, a list of shortcuts and tons of practical tips and techniques you can apply straight away. Formerly titled Using Excel for business analysis.
A practical guide to financial modelling, demonstrating how to plan, design and build financial models.
A beginner's guide to financial modeling using Microsoft Excel.
Examines whether financial statement information can predict future realized equity volatility incremental to market-based equity volatility forecasts.
Guidance on implementing long-term risk modelling.
This article argues for a hybrid approach to provide accurate forecasts and address the needs of local, regional and global markets.
Financial modelling is an important tool that lets management accountants add value and help move an organisation toward achieving its goals.
An interview with Jerker Denrell, focusing on his research study into the accuracy of financial analysts' forecasts.
A survey by the Association for Financial Professionals has found that companies differ widely in the assumptions built into the financial models they use to evaluate investment opportunities.
The article discusses several techniques companies can use to speed the budgeting process up and make it more effective.
Businesses spend vast amounts of time adjusting their financial forecasts. But do these changes actually improve accuracy?