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FP&A People

Five Common FP&A Problems and How to Solve Them

 

After her  round of meetings with financial planning and analysis professionals across the globe, Larysa Melnychuk, managing director of the London FP&A Club, returned with plenty of stories and insights about the challenges they face. Here, Melnychuk reflected on the biggest obstacles FP&A professionals face, and possible solutions to overcome them.

 

London FP&A Board: What Makes an Ideal FP&A Professional

By Neil Ainger, GTnews

Published first on http://www.gtnews.com and  http://www.afponline.org/ in December 2013

The inaugural full meeting of the London FP&A  Board confined itself to detailing the attributes required of an FP&A professional and the evening’s roundtable discussion produced a set of best practice recommendations detailing the necessary skills and mix of different personalities that should go into building a successful FP&A team.

 

Around the World, FP&A Goes by Many Names

In an interview to GTNews, Larysa Melnychuk, Managing Director at FP&A Trends group, shares her  knowledge on the current state of Financial Planning and Analysis in different countries.

Although it is becoming commonplace to refer to financial planning and analysis as FP&A, this is actually an American term and one that is still not widely used outside of the US.

It is true that around the world, FP&A goes by many names.

Top 5 FP&A Trends and Challenges

By Larysa Melnychuk, Managing Director at FP&A Trends group

The past 5 years have seen significant transformations in the FP&A world.

I have been fortunate enough to have travelled extensively and seen these changes.  I observed many restructures, system implementations, analytical insights and innovations, redundancies, frustrations, deadlines… In other words- I saw a lot of changes in the FP&A World first-hand: both successful and painful. I met a lot of FP&A professionals – hard working, exciting, inspiring and often burned out.

At the beginning of this year, I want to share my list of the Top 5 FP&A Trends to watch in 2106.

The Launch of FP&A Board in Kuala Lumpur on the 1st December 2016

The first meeting of Kuala Lumpur FP&A Board is proudly sponsored by:

 Michael Page 

The London FP&A Board was created in September 2013 to guide the development and promotion of best practices in FP&A. By the end of 2016, board chapters will have been established in 10 cities in Europe, the Middle East and Asia in order to identify and support new global trends, skillsets, and developments in corporate financial planning and analysis.

The launch of  the Kuala Lumpur FP&A Board  will take place on Thursday, 1st December 2016 at Capri by Fraser (central KL).  The interactive discussion will be devoted to latest global trends in modern Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A).  

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