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In Excel 2016, Microsoft finally added a Waterfall chart option. It’s a great way to visually show the effect of positive and negative cash flows on a cumulative basis. If you’re working in Excel 2013 or earlier version, please follow the instructions below as a workaround to build your own waterfall chart using the Up/Down Bars and Error Bars features. Finally, at the bottom of the article, you can download our Excel Waterfall Chart Template.
Below is a break down of subject weightings in the FMVA® financial analyst program. As you can see there is a heavy focus on financial modeling, finance, Excel, business valuation, budgeting/forecasting, PowerPoint presentations, accounting and business strategy.
A well rounded financial analyst possesses all of the above skills!
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