Take Excel to the next level in accounting and financial modeling In this new Second Edition of Next Generation Excel, Isaac Gottlieb shows financial analysts how to harness the full power of Excel to move forward into the new world of accounting and finance. Companies of all sizes use financial models to analyze their finances and plan business operations, as well as to create financial accounting reports like balance sheets, income statements, and statements of cash flows.
While many businesspeople are quite familiar with the reports created with financial models, most are not as familiar with the creation of the models themselves. This book shows them how to build an accurate and effective financial model using the solid functionality and easy usability of Excel.
Fully updated and revised to include support for Apple users Written by a professor of management and statistics who has taught the discipline for fifteen years Appropriate for professional financial analysts, as well as MBA students For professionals and students whose responsibilities or studies include a full understanding of financial modeling, Next Generation Excel, Second Edition offers comprehensive training.
John Wiley & Sons Inc
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Series: Wiley Finance
04 March 2013
Professional and scholarly
Foreword xv Preface xvii Acknowledgments xxi PART ONE Using Excel Efficiently 1 CHAPTER 1 AutoFill 3 AutoFill Options 8 Right-Drag AutoFill 8 Appendix: AutoFill in Excel 2003 and Excel Mac 2011 10 Review Questions 13 Answers 14 CHAPTER 2 Selecting Efficiently in Excel 15 Review Questions 18 Answers 19 CHAPTER 3 Formulas, Functions, and Relative and Absolute Addressing 21 Relative and Absolute Addressing 22 Other Functions 25 Appendix: Doing It in Mac Excel 2011 28 Review Questions 29 Answers 30 CHAPTER 4 Naming Cells and Ranges 31 Naming a Single Cell 31 Naming a Range of Cells 33 Using the Name Menu to Create Names 34 Appendix: Using the Names Menu in Excel 2003 and Mac Excel 2011 38 Review Questions 41 Answers 42 CHAPTER 5 Conditional and Advanced Conditional Formatting in Excel 45 Simple Conditional Formatting; Adding a Rule 45 New Conditional Formatting Features 46 Advanced Conditional Formatting 49 Appendix: Using the Conditional Formatting in Excel 2003 52 Review Questions 53 Answers 55 CHAPTER 6 Excel Charts 57 Quick/Instant Chart 57 Creating a Chart Using the Menu 57 Adding More Data to an Existing Chart 61 More about Charts 64 Three-Dimensional Charts?Column and Pie 66 Pie Charts 70 Appendix: Generating Charts in Excel 2003 and Mac Excel 2011 73 CHAPTER 7 Sparklines and Advanced Topics in Excel Charts 81 Sparklines 81 More about Charts 83 Review Questions 90 Answers 91 PART TWO IF Functions and Text Manipulations 93 CHAPTER 8 IF Functions 95 Simple IF Functions 95 Nested IF Functions 98 Nested IF?Payroll Example 99 Appendix: Using the IF Function in Mac Excel 2011 101 Review Questions 102 Answers 102 CHAPTER 9 Text Manipulation 103 Text to Columns 103 Appendix: Using Text to Column in Excel 2003 108 Review Questions 111 Answers 112 PART THREE Statistical Tools 113 CHAPTER 10 Descriptive Statistics 115 Descriptive Statistics 115 Appendix: Descriptive Statistics with the Mac Excel 2011 117 Review Questions 119 Answers 119 CHAPTER 11 Frequency Distributions 121 One More Example 126 Appendix: Frequency Distributions with Mac Excel 2011 129 Review Questions 129 Answers 130 CHAPTER 12 Statistical Regression 131 Using the Scatter Chart in Excel 131 Linear Regression?Using Excel Functions 133 Appendix: Using the Chart Feature to Create a Trend Line in Excel 2003 and Mac Excel 2011 137 Review Questions 140 Answers 140 CHAPTER 13 Data Analysis?The Excel Easy to Use Statistics Add-In 141 Descriptive Statistics 141 Frequency Distribution Using Histogram 143 Appendix: Using Data Analysis in Excel Mac 2011 and Excel 2003 148 Review Questions 148 Answers 149 CHAPTER 14 Data Analysis?Multi-Regression 151 Simple or Single Variable Regression 151 Multi-Regression 152 Appendix: Using Data Analysis in Excel Mac 2011 and Excel 2003 160 Review Questions 160 Answers 161 PART FOUR What-If Analysis 165 CHAPTER 15 Naming Cells?For Meaningful Decision Making and Modeling 167 One More Example?If You Have a Ready Model 168 Appendix: Create and Apply Names in Excel 2003 and Mac Excel 2011 170 Review Questions 175 Answers 175 CHAPTER 16 What-If Analysis and Goal Seek 177 Goal Seek 178 Appendix: Goal Seek in Excel 2003 and Mac Excel 2011 182 Review Questions 183 Answers 183 CHAPTER 17 Sensitivity Analysis?One- and Two-Way Data Tables 185 Two-Way Table 187 Data Tables?One More Example 189 Break-Even Point (BEP) Chart 190 Appendix: Sensitivity Analysis?One- and Two-Way Data Tables for Excel 2003 and Mac Excel 2011 192 Review Questions 193 Answers 195 CHAPTER 18 Using Scroll Bars for Sensitivity Analysis 199 Scroll Bar Limitations 203 Appendix: Adding a Scroll Bar in Excel 2003, 2007, and Mac Excel 2011 205 Review Questions 207 Answers 208 PART FIVE Multi-Page Systems and Lookups 211 CHAPTER 19 Multi-Page Budgets?Going to the Third Dimension 213 A Payroll Example 213 A Second Example?Bakers? Supplies 217 Review Questions 219 Answers 220 CHAPTER 20 Lookup Tables 221 Range?Approximate Match Lookup 221 An Exact Match Lookup 224 Review Questions 227 Answers 228 PART SIX The Data Menu and Ribbon 229 CHAPTER 21 Sorting Data 231 Sorting by Multiple Parameters 233 Appendix: Sorting in Excel 2003 and Mac Excel 2011 236 Review Questions 238 Answers 239 CHAPTER 22 AutoFilter 241 Dates 241 Below and Above Average 243 Filter by Color 243 Appendix: AutoFilter in Excel 2003 244 Review Questions 246 Answers 247 CHAPTER 23 Data Forms and Features Eliminated in Excel 2007 and 2010 249 Appendix: The Data Form in Excel 2003 or Earlier versions and Mac Excel 2011 251 Review Questions 252 Answers 253 CHAPTER 24 Group and Outline Data 255 Appendix: Group and Outline Data Excel 2003 and Mac Excel 2011 258 Review Questions 260 Answers 261 CHAPTER 25 Excel Subtotals 263 One More Example?Function Applied to Multiple Categories 265 Copying Grouped Data 265 Second Example?Larger Database 269 Appendix: Creating Subtotals in Excel 2003 and Mac Excel 2011 269 Review Questions 273 Answers 273 CHAPTER 26 Pivot Tables 275 PivotTable Example 275 Appendix: The Pivot Table in Excel 2003 and Mac Excel 2011 282 Review Questions 286 Answers 286 CHAPTER 27 Data Mining Using Pivot Tables 289 Appendix: Advanced PivotTable Techniques in Excel 2003 296 Review Questions 297 Answers 298 CHAPTER 28 Using Slicers to Filter Pivot Tables 301 Format a Slicer 302 Sharing Slicers for More Than One Pivot Table 304 Review Questions 305 Answers 306 PART SEVEN Excel Financial Tools 307 CHAPTER 29 NPV and IRR?Evaluating Capital Investments 309 The Time Value of Money 309 IRR?Internal Rate of Return 311 Review Questions 313 Answers 313 CHAPTER 30 Unconventional Financial Functions: XNPV and XIRR 315 Excel XNPV?The Net Present Value Function for Uneven Intervals 315 Excel XIRR?The Internal Rate of Return Function for Uneven Intervals 316 Review Questions 318 Answers 318 CHAPTER 31 Frequently Used Financial Functions 319 Similar Excel Functions 320 Review Questions 323 Answers 323 CHAPTER 32 Amortization Tables 325 Amortization Example 325 Review Questions 334 Answers 334 CHAPTER 33 Accounting Depreciation Functions 337 SLD Straight Line Depreciation 337 SYD Sum of the Years Digits 337 Review Questions 339 Answers 339 PART EIGHT Using the Solver Add-In 341 CHAPTER 34 Beyond the Goal Seek?More Than One Changing Cell? Use the Solver 343 Example?Break-Even Point 343 Using the Solver 343 Appendix: Using the Solver in Excel 2003 and Mac Excel 2011 349 Review Questions 350 Answers 352 CHAPTER 35 The Solver Add-In?Optimizer 353 Solver Example 353 Nonlinear Example Using the Solver 355 Appendix: Using the Solver in Excel 2003 and Mac 2011 360 Review Questions 360 Answers 360 Appendix Summary Case Study?Supply Chain Management Example 365 About the Author 385 Index 387
Dr. Isaac D. Gottlieb, PhD, is a professor of Management and Statistics at the Fox Business School of Temple University and Director of the China and Singapore programs. Also, he is a former director of the International Executive MBA at Rutgers University Business School. The recipient of numerous excellence-in-teaching awards, Dr. Gottlieb has taught how to use Excel and apply it effectively to various business disciplines to thousands of MBA and Executive MBA students at Rutgers, Temple, New York University, Columbia, and other universities. Also, he has instructed Excel for business professionals to over 20,000 participants in corporate seminars, conferences and workshops, including staff from Johnson & Johnson, Merck, Pfizer, Procter & Gamble, Microsoft, Intel, Boeing, Chrysler, JP Morgan, Morgan Stanley, 3M and Hewlett-Packard. Dr Gottlieb has an Excel Tip Of The Month newsletter that goes to over 50,000 recipients.