Is Financial Modeling Important

Is Financial Modeling Important?

Financial modeling is important for many different reasons, mostly related to making decisions around mergers and acquisitions, raising capital, planning and managing a business, and making investment decisions. In addition to supporting these major decisions, Excel modeling is also important for career development for anyone working in investment banking, equity research, private equity, finance, corporate development, planning and analysis, and accounting.

Example Excel Model

Below is a screenshot from one of CFI’s online analyst training and certification courses.  To how how to build an excel model step-by-step, click on the image below.

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Additional Questions and Answers

CFI is a 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:

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