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Financial Modeling to Guarantee Financial Decision Success

 
  Arthur F. Rothberg, Managing Director, CFO Edge, LLC  
   
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In the corporate sphere, there is a great deal of uncertainty and risk. It can be difficult to predict the chances of a project’s success or of reaping profit. It is therefore for such purposes that many companies are turning to financial modeling. A financial model involves the building of an abstract representation of a particular situation involving financial investments. These are usually mathematical models, involving the use of one or several equations to model the performance of a financial asset, investment, or project.

This article looks at financial modeling by reviewing what financial modeling is, the role of cash flow forecasting, challenges modeling addresses, tools for implementing it, and benefits that accrue from it.

As financial modeling can be challenging, Los Angeles CEOs and CFOs may consider working with an outsourced CFO services firm before attempting to create a model. A specialist can look objectively at your projects and investments, and create an accurate, detailed model on your behalf.

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