Financial modeling means understanding how a business generates cash flow, what the key performance drivers are, and determining how much the business might be worth to a rational investor. Many careers are involved with financial modeling, such as investment banking, equity research, and corporate development. Building a financial model means having strong knowledge of accounting, finance, and Excel. It requires a high degree of attention to detail.
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CFI is the official global provider of financial modeling and valuation analyst FMVA Designation. CFI's mission is to help anyone become a world-class financial analyst and has a wide range of resources to help you along the way. In order to become a great financial analyst, below are some additional questions and answers for you to explore further: