Why Financial Modelling Skills Will Be A Big Career Door Opener For Emerging Accounting & Finance Talent

This article is written by financial modelling specialist, Lance Rubin. You can find more of Lance’s work at https://www.modelcitizn.com/ Background If you have recently been for a job interview or at least just taken a small peek through the door called opportunity then you may have noticed something emerging regarding a new key skill requirement, which…

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Driver Based Planning & Forecasting in the Context of FP&A

This article is written by financial modelling specialist, Lance Rubin. You can find more of Lance’s work at https://www.modelcitizn.com/ BACKGROUND When I first came across the term driver based planning and forecasting I was confused. As an ex-investment banker having joined a Finance team the concept of drivers when talking about a forecast or plan was…

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Financial Modelling: Diamonds in the Rough

This article is written by financial modelling specialist, Lance Rubin. You can find more of Lance’s work at https://www.modelcitizn.com/ BACKGROUND Why is it so hard to find Finance staff with good financial modeling skills? Surely all accountants and professional finance people are good financial modelers? When I was leading a large team within the Finance function…

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