Author Archives: Steven O'Neill

Improving your financial modelling skills: why it’s worth it

Guest blog post from Steven O’Neill on why it’s worth investing time in improving your financial modelling skills. As someone working in the area of talent acquisition for finance professionals, I often ask myself why is it that some candidates’ careers skyrocket while others seem to flat line. It’s a question of which there are […]

Monitor parts of your Excel workbook without leaving your current view

How do I know what is going on in my kitchen when I am upstairs in my bedroom? If that’s a question that is a concern to you, then you might have considered some sort of surveillance device. A web cam, perhaps. Such a device exists in Excel – designed to answer the question: “how […]

Using F11 quick charts

Most financial modellers create graphs to visualise data or to check trends. While building models, a good modeller will keep asking themselves whether their results are looking sensible. A good financial modeller will regularly chart line items and analyse the resulting trends – even while they are in the middle of building a model. The […]