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March 27, 2020

By Jack Xu, Founder at Modtris Financial Modeling

Jack Xu has worked in the financial market for over 20 years starting as a quant in interest rate modelling and derivatives pricing. He worked as trader, portfolio manager, and head of securitized products, focusing on the trading, structuring and modelling of multi-tranche products such as CMO, CLO and CDO until 2008. His work then shifted into Debt Capital Market and credit rating and his modelling focus shifted to corporates as whole. The lack of integrated cash flow models for corporates prompted Jack’s creation of Modtris, a modelling software that provides integrated modelling and projections on corporate.

Jack Xu's LinkedIn profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jack-xu-35abb7184/

This article will focus on is the modeling of a company as a whole, its consolidated future financial positions, incomes, growth and risks, as opposed to the...

March 26, 2020

By Efe Can Tugbay, Business Analyst at SuzoHapp Netherlands


This article summarises the research conducted in Turkey’s top 500 industrial companies. The aim of the research was to test the criticisms towards...

March 25, 2020

By Karl Kern, Accountant / Lecturer / Writer

One of the characteristics people use to describe me is well-read which is appropriate because I enjoy reading material that covers a variety of fields.  One...

March 24, 2020

By Adam Kamal, Business Advisor FP&A

With extensive international experience of working with and advising business leaders within people-centric organizations. Adam is currently working at a leading technology company, as part of the FP&A business unit with a focus on service-focused organizations.

Adam is based in Stockholm. He has attended universities in the UK, Hong Kong and holds a Masters in Business Administration from Jönköping International Business School.

A Deloitte survey of 600 global finance leaders, as highlighted in CFO.COM, found that: "companies spent nearly half their time creating and updating reports...

March 20, 2020

By Amrish Shah, Snr Finance & Operations Director, The Netherlands

All functions have operational deliverables, with perhaps a very few exceptions like a Corporate Strategy function. Given this “daily business” that has to...

March 19, 2020

By Nicolas Boucher, Head of Finance & Controlling MIS Germany at Thales Deutschland

In this article, I will explain to you what I learned about Cash this year and what you can use to improve your cash management. Like most of the Finance...