Financial Modelling

Financial models are at the heart of operational, capital and financing decisions. At CFS we support small and mid-market businesses build robust and transparent models that are fit for purpose.

Our approach to modelling is based on the FAST standard and follow Best Practice Standards. We leverage our quality service delivery on our unique combination of accounting, finance, commercial and data modelling skill sets. We are able to produce financial models for your operating, reporting, financing or capital raising needs.

Our team is led by a qualified Advanced Financial Modeller (AFM) and FAST Standard level 1 certified modeller. We also have access to an offshore based team of dedicated financial modellers.

Business Intelligence and Data analytics

We use the Microsoft Power BI platform for our data analytics. Microsoft has been acknowledged as leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Analytics and Business Intelligence Platforms. The Power BI platform can connect to and visualize any data and highly scalable allowing use with different volumes of data.

We draw on our team’s exceptional financial, commercial and analytical expertise to create commercially insightful dashboards and reports for various uses including periodic performance reporting, acquisition target business screening and diligence or as part of sell-side marketing material.


Mergers, acquisitions and transactions support

CFS provides hands-on support across the M&A lifecycle. We take away from the time and resources burden associated with M&A activities, letting you focus on the strategic and big picture issues.

Target screening and evaluation – we can help you perform the preliminary analysis of targets in line with your investment criteria and strategy

Due diligence – by providing back office support such as preparing schedules on the due diligence request, we help you navigate the due diligence process with minimum interruption. Based on your needs we are able to undertake or coordinate a due diligence process that identifies key value drivers, risks and opportunities. Other due diligence areas we are able to provide you support in include quality of earnings, net working capital and debt analysis.

Deal execution – we can provide support in deal structuring, sales and purchase agreements negotiating and deal closing. We can also in determining company value ranges that can be used negotiation.

Finance Business Partnering

Finance leaders are increasingly required to use their unique skills in key business decision making such as strategy development and driving performance.  Finance Business Partners typically support business leaders with financial information that include as insight and guidance.

As an outsourced Finance Business Partner, we support finance leaders with, among other things;

  • Data driven insights to contribute the strategic direction of business
  • Financial planning and analysis capabilities in order to achieve business growth.