Conceptualizing financial models: reading between the rows

By John Yeldham

Tuesday 6th December 2022

John Yeldham (Mazars) and Sébastien Bilbault (Modelizy) discuss how to conceptualize (or abstract) an Excel financial model and explore the benefits of this knowledge-driven approach.

  • Explore the many layers and types of conceptualization from business needs all the way through to Excel structures
  • How to define and use those concepts for model build, audit and knowledge management
  • How conceptualization is currently used (or not!) in industry
  • Demonstrate Modelizy, which implements conceptualization in an Excel add-in