This blog focuses on identifying the soft skills needed to complement your technical, planning and analytical skills, together with your digital knowledge. It also suggests who in the organisation is best placed to share their top tips.
The image of a silo is one that is sealed off from its surroundings. It is insular and protected. In the organisation, this has tended to manifest itself in functional silos. Meaning Finance, HR, IT, R&D, Supply Chain, Marketing etc. It can, of course, apply broader to also divisions within an organisation or even regions / markets. How does this relate to Finance?
In this article, I share my view on the key skills to have when you want to work in Finance and how they bring value to your organization.
The role of FP&A is becoming more important than ever. FP&A is seen as instrumental in helping organisation formulate strategy and drive performance. However, how does FP&A function go about building its brand?
Today, software as a service (SaaS) businesses are popular with investors, lenders and customers. Many software companies have transmuted their pricing models from perpetual license models to subscription models. Finance business partners are important in subscription environments. In this article, you will find sample questions an FP&A business partner can help answer to accelerate the growth trajectory in a SaaS enterprise.
Would you rather be liked or respected? It is a question we often get asked in interviews or from our direct managers around our own style or when difficult decisions need to be made.