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

Develop a World Class FP&A Mind
January 3, 2019

By Khaled Chowdhury, Global FP&A Leader

A twenty nine year old newly minted FP&A manager for an NYSE listed public company sat in utter bewilderment across CEO and CFO, as the CFO said to CEO, “the most important position in his department is FP&A”.

Understanding your operation — get out there and do it!
January 2, 2019

By Robin Kiziak, Finance Manager at Wickes

At a high level, the best-performing organisations take a more rigorous approach to FP&A.  They have tightly integrated all the components of FP&A, merged operational and financial planning, and have a deep understanding of how operational metrics drive their financial results.

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.