FP&A and finance need to have a set of scenarios to support the decision-making process. This is especially important in the fast-changing and evolving environment.
This article focuses on why there is a risk of too much focus on the profit and loss (P&L) or income statement and too little focus on the Balance Sheet among FP&A practitioners.
This article is about a basic understanding of main value creation concepts and how those impact the work of FP&A. We take a look at value creation from a financial lens – the DuPont analysis framework for calculating return on investment (ROI).
In this blog I take a broader view of new products and talk about how best to monitor progress post-launch when information is still a little sketchy, volumes are still very low and reporting mechanisms may not yet be fully in place.
Many commercial finance or FP&A professionals focus on getting the model right and not enough time considering the how people are going to react to the outcome. This blog sets out a few tips to navigate the politics. In the words of Oscar Wilde ‘The truth is rarely pure and never simple’.