The Modeller’s Miscellany #126

You're only as young as the last time you changed your mind."

Timothy Leary


Awards

2022 Financial Modelling Award Winners

Congratulations to the following individuals and teams for winning the 2022 Financial Modelling Awards:

Innovation of the Year: Excel World Cup
Trainer of the Year: Victor Ogundele
Resource of the Year: Leila Gharani
Emerging Financial Modeller of the Year: Harry Gross
Financial Modelling Team of the Year: Corporación Multi Inversiones team
Financial Modeller of the Year: Diarmuid Early
Lifetime Achievement Award: Danielle Stein Fairhurst

Over 300 nominations were received and it's great to see these awards go from strength to strength. You can read more details about the winners and their categories here.

Excel

14 new Excel functions announced

Microsoft has released a whole batch of new functions. 14 of them to be exact. Full Stack founder Myles has been taking a look and has written this guide to four very useful new text function - TEXTJOIN, TEXTSPLIT, TEXTBEFORE and TEXTAFTER.

Skills

What Frodo Baggins can teach us about influence

No matter what your position in an organisation you can't get much of anything done without influence. In this Twitter threadLenny Rachistky breaks down 7 strategies we can learn from Frodo Baggins about building influence with those around you.

AI

Google's new AI can hear part of a song and perform the rest

AudioLM generates audio that fits the style of the prompt, including complex sounds like piano music, or people speaking. The audio it produces is almost indistinguishable from the original recording. Read more and listen to some of the sounds it creates.

Modeller’s Miscellany Jobs

If you have a financial modelling related position you’d like us to include, please email om.

Featured:
Financial Analyst - LeanIX - Germany (Remote)
Customer Finance Analyst - Diageo - Budapest, Hungary (On Site)
Senior Finance Analyst - ExecuSource - Irmo, SC, USA (On Site)
Financial Analyst - Ascension - USA (Remote)
Financial Analyst - Brown-Forman - Nashville, TN, USA (Remote) 
Finance Analyst - Montpellier Resourcing - London, UK (Remote)
Head of FP&A - AHDB - Stoneleigh Park, England (Hybrid)
Senior Finance Analyst - PDFTron Systems Inc. - Vancouver, Canada (Remote)

And finally...

From Parody Prime Minister on Twitter:

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