A carefully constructed financial model is a key part of the strategic plan of a business, whether it plans to grow organically, through acquisition, and/or is seeking external funding.
An effective and flexible financial model can assist you in identifying key assumptions and variables affecting your business and allow you to assess various different scenarios, ensuring key decisions are based on an understanding of the consequences.
Specialist sectors require specialist knowledge, particularly in areas such as property and sustainable technology, where financial modelling can be extremely complex. For any business seeking to prepare or validate a business plan, seek external finance or expand into new markets, robust forward planning is essential to identify and alleviate potential risk.
Meeting your needs
We give you direct access to financial modellers with practical experience of preparing and reviewing business plans and a wide range of complex financial models.
We understand the needs of potential funders and investors, so can structure business plans to their requirements. Our experience of different information reporting systems helps us to develop forward-looking solutions which can be quickly updated to reflect any new financial data, while use of specialist software allows us to go beyond the traditional spreadsheet forecasting role.
We combine technical skill with a pragmatic business understanding and specialist sector knowledge to develop proven methodologies tailored to your unique situation.
Our practical, user-friendly financial models help you make better decisions by evaluating various scenarios and identifying strategic options.
You and your stakeholders will receive a constructive review and validation of your business plan and financial model, which may be particularly valuable if you’re seeking to raise external finance.
Through our membership of Nexia International and our extensive network of contacts around the world, we can support your business if you’re expanding overseas, setting up in the UK or already operating internationally.
How we can help
- Business modelling: Applying a transparent and robust methodology including familiarisation, agreement of model scope, definition of model outline, inputs and outputs, model preparation, acceptance testing, controls and documentation, and commentary. Our models have been used to assist businesses with planning, processing, reporting and fundraising.
- Model validation assignments: Covering review of assumptions, consistency of model algorithms, identification of key risks, sensitivity analysis, detailed analytical reviews, and preparation of parallel financial models.
A top ten UK accountancy firm, as ranked by Accountancy Age. (Source: Accountancy Age, 2018)
Longstanding relationships to support clients’ business and personal interests throughout the business lifecycle.
Member of Nexia International, a top ten global network of independent accounting and consulting firms with over 500 offices in more than 120 countries.
Regular contributors of expert commentary on assurance issues in the national and trade press.
Actively involved in leading trade and industry bodies shaping the changes affecting your business.
Over 100 validation assignments completed for banks, funds, regulators, government and boards of directors.