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

2017 FP&A Empowerment Survey
February 5, 2019
FP&A Tags:

The 2017 FP&A Empowerment Survey results include the experiences of 311 FP&A leaders from across the globe, offer seven insights that help define the evolution of FP&A. The results are available in the interactive report (you can see it below).

Rolling Forecast – Case Study: A Review Of Management
February 5, 2019

By Richard Reinderhoff, MScBA, FP&A Trends Group Webinar Facilitator

Richard Reinderhoff is a CFO/FP&A expert, turned advisor. He has worked for corporations from different continents, at local BU and holding level. His experience in an emerging market has developed him into a strategic finance business partner.

Richard uses his strengths to develop learning management teams, improve capital allocation decision-making, and eliminate misperceptions on strategy. He is a specialist in Zero-Based Budgeting and promotor of FP&A, as the next frontier in finance business partnering.

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

A rolling forecast is not only about seeing the future unravel, but a constant evaluation of the management team to see if they are able to adjust their operations on time. Without it, any form of strategic planning becomes useless. Below you find a real-life case. Step-by-step each question will be briefly discussed. It is about a foreign business unit, which was part of a large European corporation, on the brink of a crisis.

The Rolling Forecasting Trap
February 4, 2019

By Bjarte Bogsnes, Vice President Performance Management Development at Statoil

Beyond Budgeting has now been around for twenty years. More and more companies across the world are embarking on a Beyond Budgeting journey, from global giants to smaller ones not yet strangled by corporate controls and bureaucracy, eager to protect their start-up agility as they grow.

Strategic Partnership: Why it is important?
January 30, 2019

By Chris Ortega, Director of Finance at Emarsys, USA

Why is strategic partnership important? You might be asking yourself this question when going to a sales meeting, working with another department or attending a company meeting.  Strategic partnership is paramount as it allows FP&A teams to spend less time on traditional finance functions like reporting, treasury, tax and investor relations.