Financial Modeling For FP&A

What is Financial Modeling for FP&A?

In Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), the practice of creating financial models is primarily for short to medium-term budgeting, forecasting, and planning at a corporation (or operating company). FP&A teams work with the accounting and finance departments to compile consolidated budgets, refine forecasts, and report on actual vs. expected results. The financial models are internal and confidential to the company and are never shared externally.


Financial Modeling For FP&A

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

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