Laying the foundations for an effective financial model

Laying the foundations for an effective financial model

Financial modelling is essential for providing you with the information you need to get the big decisions right. It can help you develop a resilient organisation ready for tomorrow’s challenges and, when done right, it can minimise the risk of error. So how do you start building an effective financial model? While no two models […]

RIP Circular References

The days where accounting and finance professionals have manual and time-consuming processes should be a thing of the past. The majority of finance professionals today will have Microsoft Excel in their personal toolbox, but are they using it to the best of its abilities? Circular references are one of those things most people have heard […]

Why cash forecasting in 2020 is more critical than ever

Cash Forecasting with Covid-19

Forecasting your company’s financial position has always been important. It helps you monitor business performance, budget for purchases, identify credit needs and see the potential impact of change. Cash flow forecasting is a key part of that, as it helps you make more informed business decisions. And because of two significant recent developments, it’s never […]

Our nXt Excel Shortcut Keys Guide

We understand how important it is to quickly get to grips with new models. That’s why we’ve pulled together the best modelling tools we’ve built over the years into our free nXt Excel toolkit.

PF Basics Part 3: An overview of the DSCR

The Debt Service Coverage Ratio (DSCR) is the most commonly used ratio in Project Finance. It is a periodic measure of a project company’s ability to meet its debt obligations.

Alt-F11 not working. It might be your graphics card software

A couple of days ago the shortcut Alt+F11 stopped working in Excel on my laptop. I use this almost hourly to open up the Visual Basic Editor (VBE) and had become so used to using it that the frustration of not having it got me fuming… Time to put on my deerstalker and light up my pipe.