How FP&A Software Can Succeed
The process of implementing FP&A software is as critical as the quality of the solution, according to new research.
Highest Priority for Finance Today: FP&A
Financial planning and analysis tops even strategic planning among the finance processes that CFOs want to improve.
Five Keys to Succeeding as CFO of a PE-Backed Company
Above all, a CFO has to provide the financial sponsor with an ongoing and accurate window into the company’s performance.
FINCA’s Journey from Non-Profit to For-Profit
The CFO of a leading microfinance firm instills a new mindset and a new way of doing business in short order.
CFO’s Tech Companies to Watch 2018: Adaptive Insights
Without the cloud, it isn’t possible to build planning models that are powerful enough or that can refresh all relevant data, says Adaptive's CFO.
Usage of Variance Analysis Is, Well, Variable
While it's not debatable that variance analysis is an important FP&A tool, companies differ in how they apply it.
FP&A Technology Explained
Technology is eliminating grunt work and boosting the value of financial planning and analysis.
Why You Should Take the “F” Out of FP&A
A purely financial focus leads to damaging short-termism, KPMG says. Instead, put the focus on longer-term integrated business planning.
Disappointed with FP&A? Ramp Up Tech Spending
Investing in today's analytics tools will easily pay for itself in staff time saved and better-quality analysis, AFP study finds.
Budgeting Inflexibility Cripples Bottom Line
Companies should vary the budgeting model used for particular business units and functions, research shows.
Stopping the Madcap Sprint to Close the Books
Continuous accounting can put an end to the recurring nightmare accountants experience.