If the last year has taught us anything, traditional financial planning and analysis approaches did not work (or at least proved suboptimal) when navigating through uncharted landscapes. The pandemic forced FP&A practitioners to reassess and adapt our approach to planning, forecasting, and bringing to the forefront the importance of scenario planning.
A recent FP&A Trends Webinar focused on how to master rolling forecasts and how they can revamp the way an organisation works. This article summarises this insightful meeting, interactive polling questions and compelling discussions.
There is no doubt that 2020 has been one of the most disruptive years for all of us in many aspects of our professional and personal lives. In this article, I would like to discuss the new challenges in FP&A and how we need to face the new circumstances in the short and long term.
It is commonly agreed that the traditional budgeting process is time-consuming and costly. It rarely focuses on strategy and adds little value. Although traditional budgets have evolved over the years, they can hardly meet the challenges of the modern economic and business environment
So, you got support from your executive leadership team and you hired or grown some talent in FP&A. This article will explore three top FP&A business partnership projects to deliver value and supercharge your FP&A team.
While rolling forecasts have clear benefits, their successful implementation needs to consider several risk areas. The purpose of this article is to explore what consequences and costs a move to rolling forecasting has for the other actors involved in the process.