A good way to build a financial model can be to follow the structure of another model and then finetune the Excel model as needed. In order to do this, one needs to carefully review and understand the proposed structure. The easiest way to do this is to build a financial model from scratch by following the structure of another model. This way one ensures the model logic is understood in every aspect.
We have therefore uploaded several Financial Modeling PDF Examples which can serve that purpose. Simply download the PDF and start rebuilding the model in Excel. If you understood the structure, your calculations should result in the same cash flow forecast.
See the following examples: