FP&A Insights

FP&A Insights is a collection of useful case studies from leading international companies and thought leadership insights from FP&A experts. We aim to help you keep track of the best practices in modern FP&A, recognise changes in the ever-evolving world of financial planning and analysis and be well equipped to deal with them.

Stay tuned for more blogs and articles from great authors.

FP&A Insights

The Secret to New Product Analysis
January 21, 2020

By Marco Singh, Commercial Finance Director at Ensono


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.

Business Partnering: How Do I Make Time For This?
January 16, 2020

By Andrew Jepson, Senior Finance Consultant, Revenue Management Expert

Finance Business Partnering is not a new concept to the many who have been doing it for years. What is new is that it has recently been given a new exciting title, and with that comes the fear that accountants and finance professionals need to be doing something new and in addition to their current duties. And that they need to find time for it.

Data Visualization and Storytelling in FP&A
January 14, 2020

By Carl Seidman, Principal, Seidman Global LLC

The purpose of financial planning and analysis is not to build perfect forecasts and financial solutions. The purpose is simply to make better business decisions. Numbers themselves can support decision-making but the story is what convinces people to make the right decision. This article will discuss best practices in data visualization that resonates with financial and non-financial people alike.

Are Cross-Functional Projects Important For FP&A Business Partners?
January 13, 2020

By Mohamed El-Rouby, Senior Commercial Finance / FP&A expert

Do you believe cross-functional projects help in improving FP&A Business Partners’ interpersonal skills, strengthening their relationships with stakeholders and increasing their business acumen? To answer these questions, I would like to share the below business case from my experience in working at a global FMCG company.