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January 14, 2018

How far can you go with improving your FP&A practices? This article reveals relationship between three important  factors for any FP&A frameworks:  the quality of data...

December 26, 2017

By Simone da Silva Collins, Senior Financial Analyst at Sony

Simone da Silva Collins is an FP&A professional working in Polycom, an industry leader in unified collaboration solutions.

She provides business partnering to various departments of Polycom in EMEA. She was previously the Group Finance Analyst supporting the Executive Team at Intec (now part of CSG), a provider of Business Support System (BSS) software and related services, primarily for the telecommunications industry. She also worked for Telewest (now part of Virgin Media) for over 7 years providing commercial and financial support to the Interconnect team.

Simone is originally from Macau in SE Asia. She gained her Masters at Manchester Business School. She has also recently achieved FP&A accreditation.

Have you thought of becoming an FP&A professional? When I was studying for my accounting qualification, I assumed I would become a traditional accountant. I did not know...

June 29, 2016

By Karl Kern, Accountant / Lecturer / Writer

This blog post looks at the ways of how FP&A can help entrepreneurs to accomplish their goals. The action that entrepreneurs take is described through financial reports....

June 16, 2016

By Michael Coveney, Analytics Thought Leader and Author

For the models described in this set of blogs to work effectively, some form of planning technology will be required.  For most organisations that technology today is the...

May 31, 2016

By Karl Kern, Accountant / Lecturer / Writer

This blog post  addresses the acquisition of FP&A skills. People who want to become financial planning and analysis (FP&A) practitioners obtain advice on how to achieve...

January 6, 2016

By Larysa Melnychuk, Managing Director at FP&A Trends group

The past 5 years have seen significant transformations in the FP&A world. I have been fortunate enough to have travelled extensively and seen these...

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