Finance and Accounting for Modelers

In financial modeling, all roads lead to the outputs, which are almost always financial. At the end of the day, modeling is really about putting together a clutch financial analysis and statements that have had an acute level of rigor applied to them. This way, they offer the best possible representation of the real world as you can get.

Simply put, all financial models have financial outputs, of which the majority should be familiar to modelers. Figure 8-1 shows many of the financial statement and ratios that are typical in financial models. One of the required skills of a financial modeler is the ability ...

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