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December 6, 2018

By Mohammed Hussain, Senior FP&A Analyst at BCA Logistics Limited

Mohammed is an advocate for clean financial modelling and process automation. His key function is "modern" problem solving by blending traditional Excel techniques with BI as a visualisation tool. He strives to produce models that are transparent and easily understood by the end user. This is achieved through efficient Workbook and Worksheet design, and VBA.

His transcendent goal is life is to help others recognise where they can introduce efficiencies in their work in the hope that this extends to other areas of their lives.

LinkedIn account: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mohammedafhussain/

Disclaimer: Financial Modelling has no strict “right” or “wrong” method of application. It does, however, have forms of best practice and this what this...

February 16, 2018

By Rob Trippe, MBA, Financial Modelling Veteran

Rob Trippe is a financial modelling veteran. With over fifteen years’ experience, Rob has developed corporate finance models for valuation, M&A, forecasting and performance monitoring. He is widely respected for his deep understanding of corporate finance theory, lectures at university and has worked with some of the world’s largest and most respected firms including the investment bank Houlihan Lokey, Hertz and GE Capital. He also was the managing director and operator of a coveted professional sports franchise at a young age. Rob was accredited in valuation in 2008 and holds an MBA, Finance from Boston College.

Publishing Accomplishments

  • Rob’s research while at the investment bank Houlihan Lokey Howard & Zukin was published in the Wall Street Journal and USA Today.
  • Rob’s cash flow model (his design) while at the Hertz Corp. was published in SEC and quarterly press release filings.
  • Rob has contributed to FP&A-Trends on numerous occasions.
  • Authored a state university finance exam.
  • Currently working on a commissioned case study for a major academic publishing house.
FP&A Tags:

During the recent years, the level of detail and precision which financial modeling in the business world has pursued has been elevated. Learning Excel, a widely used and...

January 12, 2018

Are FP&A teams empowered to deliver strategic value across the enterprise? I partnered with FP&A thought leaders Larysa Melnychuk, and James Myers to develop the FP...

December 20, 2017

By Larysa Melnychuk, Managing Director at FP&A Trends group

The future is unpredictable, the current business environment is harsh, competition is fierce. In these times of change, modern FP&A is both exciting and challenging. It is...

September 22, 2017

The role of planning is to help manage what can be controlled (i.e. the organisation’s business processes, the resources it applies to those processes, and the volume and...

September 21, 2017

Spreadsheets are without doubt the ‘killer’ application that turned the PC into an indispensable business tool. Before then, computing was the preserve of geeks and specialists...

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