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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 who 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.

 

Why Financial Modeling?

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 is 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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