On November 18, 2020, the International FP&A Board welcomed two FP&A thought leaders - Mike Huthwaite from the USA and Michel Haesendonckx from Belgium - to discuss the important subject of Empowering FP&A to bridge the Strategy Gap.
Strategic planning is mostly done with qualitative analysis. In this article, we will explore the use of quantitative tools, how to narrow down the number of variables to focus on and what tools can help with managing multiple scenarios.
Change is the new normal. However, it is believed that most complex changes fail to deliver the promised benefits. How can FP&A help organisations navigate through a complex change? Find out the answer in this article.
After spending 15 years in the corporate life holding various finance leadership roles within diversified range of industries and in organizations of different sizes and nature, I have realized that leadership is not about position, it’s all about perspective and our ability to create positive and strong influence within the organization.
Organisations often struggle to find a balance between their long-term strategic objectives and short-term goals. Being a key player in an organization’s strategy setting and budgeting process, FP&A professionals also face this dilemma as a part of their roles.
These notes were made during the meeting of the FP&A Board on 16th May 2019 in London. They are a mixture of comments made by attendees and thoughts of those who presented case studies.