Why Financial Modeling

Why Financial Modeling?

There are many reasons why financial modeling is a highly sought-after skill set. It is widely regarded as a skill that only a few people have, and thus those that possess it have insights into the details of a business that most others don’t. The main reasons why it’s highly valued include strong accounting knowledge, excellent Excel skills, a thorough understanding of valuation, and logical thinking.

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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