Financial Modeling and Reporting

What is Financial Modeling vs. Reporting?

Financial modeling and reporting are typically completely different functions in finance. However, there are some areas where they are closely related. The reporting function at a company is to prepare financial statements for internal and/or external use, while modeling is the task of forecasting the performance of a business into the future.


Financial Modeling and Reporting

Additional Questions and Answers

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:

  • What are the types of financial models?
  • What is sensitivity analysis?
  • What is bookkeeping?
  • What are the most common valuation methods?

Example Excel Model

Below is a screenshot from one of CFI’s online analyst training and certification courses, offered 100% online.

To learn How to Build an Excel Model step-by-step, click on the image below.

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