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Hands-On Financial Modeling with Excel for Microsoft 365 - Second Edition

By : Shmuel Oluwa
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Hands-On Financial Modeling with Excel for Microsoft 365 - Second Edition

By: Shmuel Oluwa

Overview of this book

Financial modeling is a core skill required by anyone who wants to build a career in finance. Hands-On Financial Modeling with Excel for Microsoft 365 explores financial modeling terminologies with the help of Excel. Starting with the key concepts of Excel, such as formulas and functions, this updated second edition will help you to learn all about referencing frameworks and other advanced components for building financial models. As you proceed, you'll explore the advantages of Power Query, learn how to prepare a 3-statement model, inspect your financial projects, build assumptions, and analyze historical data to develop data-driven models and functional growth drivers. Next, you'll learn how to deal with iterations and provide graphical representations of ratios, before covering best practices for effective model testing. Later, you'll discover how to build a model to extract a statement of comprehensive income and financial position, and understand capital budgeting with the help of end-to-end case studies. By the end of this financial modeling Excel book, you'll have examined data from various use cases and have developed the skills you need to build financial models to extract the information required to make informed business decisions.
Table of Contents (19 chapters)
Part 1 – Financial Modeling Overview
Part 2 – The Use of Excel Features and Functions for Financial Modeling
Part 3 – Building an Integrated 3-Statement Financial Model with Valuation by DCF
Part 4 – Case Study

Part 1 – Financial Modeling Overview

Understand the meaning of financial modeling with Excel, including an overview of the steps to follow when building an integrated financial model.

This part includes the following chapters:

  • Chapter 1, An Introduction to Financial Modeling and Excel
  • Chapter 2, Steps for Building a Financial Model