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Advantages of Google Sheets: Why It’s Time for Finance Pros to Switch From Excel
Work is more collaborative than ever, and finance pros need a spreadsheet program that can keep up. Google Sheets is ideal for the way we work today.
Stefan is the Director of Data-Driven Insights and Analytics for Cargotec, a leading provider of cargo and loading solutions. He has also served as an M&A director and a startup CFO, and led financial modeling and analysis as a leveraged finance manager at the Royal Bank of Scotland.
How Forensic Accounting Can Supercharge Your Financial Risk Analysis
In an increasingly volatile business environment, companies need to step up their risk management game. Forensic accounting can help spot oncoming problems before it’s too late.
Christopher is a Senior Writer at Toptal with 13 years of experience researching and writing about how technology transforms sectors like banking, business, manufacturing, and healthcare. He was previously the business and technology editor at AméricaEconomíca and has developed content for Sony Pictures, Johnson & Johnson, Mini, and LATAM Airlines.
5 Key Tips for Smarter Sales and Operations Planning Implementation
S&OP can help a company create a long-term business plan to address supply chain disruptions. Make the most of this useful process with these updated best practices.
Juan is a management consultant and expert in strategy, business planning, and process improvement who has helped implement S&OP at companies in multiple industries in Latin America. He has 20 years of experience as a senior and advisory manager for corporations including Mondelez International, Yanbal International, and PwC.
The Power of 3-statement Modeling: Best Practices for Valuations and Projections
To value or build projections for a company accurately, you have to factor in working capital—and you can’t do that without investing in a three-statement financial model.
Abdullah Karayumak, CFA
Abdullah is a financial modeling, valuations, and capital raising expert and Chartered Financial Analyst. He’s advised clients ranging from early-stage startups to multibillion-dollar enterprises, most recently for KPMG.
Digital Ledgers vs. Databases: Can Blockchain Optimize Your Supply Chain?
Blockchain isn’t just for cryptocurrency. The technology can also be used to make supply chain management more efficient, transparent, and secure. Here’s how.
Neil is a business transformation expert and management consultant with more than 20 years of experience across the financial services, natural resources, hospitality, and fast-moving consumer goods sectors. He has created and implemented digital ledger technology solutions at Kearney and global mining group Rio Tinto, and is a board advisor for LogChain, a digital supply chain logistics platform.
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Real Estate Financial Modeling: 3 Costly Mistakes to Avoid
Rising construction costs mean real estate developers are relying on complex—and potentially costly—finance structures more often. Smarter modeling will help keep borrowing costs low.
Robert is the founder and director of UK-based property finance broker Sativa Finance and an expert in financial modeling. He has worked in real estate finance since 2006, securing ~$1.8 billion in financing for commercial acquisitions and construction projects.
The KPI Cure: How Healthcare Data Analytics Can Improve Medical Center Finances
Runaway costs have plagued the US healthcare system for decades, and providers are always looking for ways to increase efficiency without jeopardizing care. Developing smarter key performance indicators can help.
Sean is a Chartered Financial Analyst who serves as the founder and CEO of Marion Street Capital, a management consulting firm that has saved healthcare providers millions through the development of KPIs. Previously, he worked at Morgan Stanley and BNY Mellon. Sean has analyzed 10,000+ companies, built complex models, and helped facilitate investment transactions totaling in excess of $1 billion. Additionally, he is on the boards of several companies, advising on operations, growth strategy, and fundraising.
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