2 Credits: Finance
Excel remains the tool of choice for many professionals to build financial models, including forecasted financial statements and budgets. Yet many have never received any training on best practices to create financial modeling spreadsheets. Join us to learn amazing techniques that will save valuable time and improve the accuracy and quality of your results.
Upon completing this session, you should be able to:
- Identify ten best practices for creating financial models in Excel
- Utilize Excel features and add-in services for sensitivity, trend, and discounted cash-flow analyses
- Create optimization models using Excel’s Solver tool
- Implement procedures for eliminating errors in Excel-based financial models
- Incorporate various formatting techniques to improve the usefulness of reports
January 14, 2022
Fundamental knowledge of computer operations and Microsoft Office Excel.
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Meet The Experts
Thomas G. (Tommy) Stephens, Jr., CPA, CITP, CGMA, received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Major in Accounting) from Auburn University in 1985. In 1994, Mr. Stephens opened his public accounting practice in the metropolitan Atlanta area. In his practice, Mr. Stephens provided accounting, tax, and consulting services to individuals and a wide variety of small and emerging businesses. He developed a successful consulting practice providing installation and support services of small business accounting software. Additionally, he has authored and presented continuing professional education courses to accounting and finance professionals. Mr. Stephens has lectured nationally on subjects such as internal controls for …