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.

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FP&A Insights

Brexometer for FP&A Professionals: December Reading
December 20, 2018
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By David West, Sales and Marketing Director at Accountagility

Over the last month, the Brexit weather becomes more overcast, with the House of Commons vote on Theresa May’s deal suspended due to evident lack of support from MPs. Almost every day has seen a storm, with the deal being attacked from all sides and the EU leadership maintaining a hard line.

Role of FP&A Leadership in Quick Decision-Making
December 19, 2018
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By Hyder Hasan, Global Finance Director at PureCircle

Correct decisions are important because they contribute in moving forward, while wrong decisions cost money, careers and reputation of the decision maker.

Balance Your Financial Planning
December 18, 2018

By Karl Kern, Accountant / Lecturer / Writer

Karl Kern has a BBA degree in Accounting from Temple University, and an MBA degree with a concentration in Finance from Babson College. After graduating from Temple University Karl started a career where he has established a reputation as a problem solver. Karl’s reputation as a problem solver is based on his ability to create as well as implement initiatives that have helped organizations increase revenues, decrease expenses, and improve cash flows.

Karl’s ability to create as well as implement initiatives is due to being a well-read individual with exceptional organizational skills and passion. It is Karl’s passion that guides him to improve the lives of not only himself but also those around him.

LinkedIn account: https://www.linkedin.com/in/karlhkern/

In 1992 a professor named Robert Kaplan and a consultant named David Norton created a measurement system called The Balanced Scorecard.  A reason for creating The Balanced Scorecard was to go beyond financial statements in measuring what businesses do in order to improve performance.

How FP&A Teams can successfully cooperate with other departments
December 17, 2018

By Maciej Goncerzewicz, Singapore FP&A Board member

The below article summarises an approach developed throughout the years of my work and explores ways to fully integrate FP&A with other divisions and remove barriers in cooperation.