About modex2020-11-20T14:28:37+01:00

modex (modeling expert) Certifications

the first professional sector-specific benchmarked certifications in financial modeling

modex certifications give you a competitive advantage 

Become part of a qualified database of finance candidates2020-11-20T13:25:53+01:00

Successful candidates who obtain a passing grade of 60% or more are eligible to be part of our database of qualified candidates.

Qualified candidates who give their consent will be proactively introduced to prospective employers based on their employment preferences.

We work with well-regarded investment banks, Big Four, private equity funds, head-hunters and HR departments assisting them as part of their recruitment processes.

We have placed candidates in Inestment banking and advisory roles in areas such as private equity, M&A, real estate, project finance and venture capital and have also placed candidates in more general finance roles.

Obtain a recognised modex certification2020-11-20T13:21:21+01:00

modex certifications evidence your expertise in financial modeling, on a sector by sector basis, providing you with an essential headstart in any recruitment process. Certifications are endorsed by EFFAS® (The European Federation of Financial Analysts Societies).

Prepare for the modex tests and for any selection process2020-11-20T13:20:24+01:00

modex tests are developed by active profesionals with ‘real-life’ exercises similar to the ones used in many selection processes. Learn the concepts that are required by employers!

modex Certification Packs include mock exams with short exercises to practice the concepts in a quick and practical manner to improve your problem solving abilities. Additionally, as the tests are sector-specific you can focus on exercises that are relevant to your field.

To the Certification Pack you can also add our microtraining content to learn the relevant concepts with bite-sized, modular finance lessons.

Test your knowledge and benchmark your skills against your peers2020-11-20T13:20:49+01:00

Tests are online and taken at a time and date that suits you.

Your results are provided inmediately after the test in a full confidential report. The report includes individual results broken-down by the different areas tested as well as a benchmark of the individual results against the average.

Our financial modeling tests are sector specific

Test your skills and prepare you for your next career move

modex ® intro

Modelling expert for university students preparing for their first job or internship

General Skills tested

  • Command of Excel
  • General financial modelling knowledge
  • Financial statement integration
  • Accounting questions
  • Basic valuation concepts (DCF, WACC)
  • Debt structure concepts (loan tables, interest cash, PIK)

Careers

  • At entry level in
    • Investment banking
    • Equity research
    • Consulting and advisory
    • FP&A
    • Corporate development
modex® intro 180€
Plus microtraining for 350€

modex ® project finance

Modeling expert for professionals looking to enter or grow their careers in project finance

Careers

  • Project Finance
  • Investment banking
  • Consulting and advisory
  • Corporate development
  • Infrastructure, Energy and other project related sectors

General Skills tested

  • Command of Excel
  • General financial modelling knowledge
  • Accounting knowledge

Sector-specific technical questions

  • Cash Flow Available for Debt Service (CFADS)
  • Construction and Operation funding
  • Cover Ratios (DSCR, LLCR,…)
  • Working with flags and dates
  • Profitability and investor return metrics (IRR, NPV)
  • Inflation and other index
modex® project fin 180€
Plus microtraining for 350€

modex ® real estate

Modeling expert for professionals looking to enter or grow their careers in real estate

Careers

  • Real Estate
  • Investment banking
  • Consulting and advisory
  • Real Estate Fund Management

General Skills tested

  • Command of Excel
  • General financial modelling knowledge
  • Accounting knowledge

Sector-specific technical questions

  • Operating models for different real state assets: hotel, office, residential, logistics, portfolios)
  • Capex
  • Funding structures
  • Investor returns
modex® real estate 180€
Plus microtraining for 350€

modex ® M&A

Modeling expert for professionals looking to enter or grow their careers in M&A

Careers

  • M&A
  • Investment banking
  • Consulting and advisory
  • Corporate development
  • Fund Management

General Skills tested

  • Command of Excel
  • General financial modelling knowledge
  • Accounting knowledge

Sector-specific technical questions

  • Valuation (Multiples, DCF, WACC, Terminal Values)
  • Sources and uses
  • Accretion and dilution
  • Consolidation
  • Leveraged buyouts (LBOs)
modex® M&A 180€
Plus microtraining for 350€

modex ® venture capital

Modeling expert for professionals looking to enter or grow their careers in venture capital

Careers

  • Venture capital
  • Investment banking
  • Consulting and advisory
  • Corporate development
  • Fund Management
  • Entrepreneurs

General Skills tested

  • Command of Excel
  • General financial modelling knowledge
  • Accounting knowledge

Sector-specific technical questions

  • Cap tables
  • Liquidation preferences
  • Pre-post money valuations
  • Investor returns
modex® venture cap 180€
Plus microtraining for 350€

modex ® private equity

Modelling expert for professionals looking to enter or grow their careers in private equity

General Skills tested

  • Command of Excel
  • General financial modelling knowledge
  • Accounting knowledge

Sector-specific technical questions

  • Leveraged buyouts (LBOs)
  • Sources and uses
  • Senior debt / mezzanine / Seller notes
  • Bolt-on acquisitions
  • Refinance
  • Dividend recaps
  • Investor returns

Careers

  • Private equity

Other careers benefiting from this expertise

  • Investment banking
  • Consulting and advisory
  • Corporate development
  • Fund Management
modex® private equity 180€
Plus microtraining for 350€

How does it work?

modex® tests are online and easy to take

Students at leading business schools around the world have already taken our tests

Feedback from candidates and recruiters

“Modelling is an important skill and a crucial part of the selection process. The Modex model has the potential to become a valuable tool in the recruitment landscape’.

Gail McManus, Managing Director and founder of PER, Europe’s leading private equity recruitment specialist.

“Taking the modex pe test was a great opportunity to objectively evaluate my financial modelling skills and receive detailed feedback. The given case was challenging, but resembled actual modelling assignments in private equity” modex pe score: 86,4%

Maxim Mishin, LBS MBA candidate

“The test is very comprehensive and it requires a good understanding of leverage buyouts…”

Manuel Gonzalez Alonso, LBS 2019 Candidate

“The exam simulated very well the challenges faced in the financial modelling of a real LBO”

Marcelo Eduardo Vieira, IESE MBA Candidate, class of 2018

“modex pe is a very interesting tool which helped us to better assess the financial modeling capacity of our team”

Rafael Lopez Armenta, Partner at GED Capital

“Taking the modex intro certification exam has given me the opportunity to secure an internship”

Cristina Sánchez Gurtubay, Deloitte

Our popular sectors for modex®

modex® intro

modex® private equity

modex® M&A

modex® project finance

modex® real estate

modex® venture capital

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