Category: Analytics

GenerationCFO Research Report: The impact of Covid-19 on the CFO and the Finance team

As the crisis of the Covid-19 pandemic unfolded, it provided a unique opportunity to explore and discover how CFO’s and their finance teams reacted within a rapidly changing environment. Generation CFO undertook a survey to understand the ways in which the finance world was responding, in real time, to the challenges of adapting to a radically different work setting and team dynamic, alongside addressing the continued (and evolving) needs of their clients / customers.

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Small fish in big pond – how business partnering drives value ins SMEs

A colleague once asked me “What is a ‘finance business partner’? It’s a new term to me.” Interesting question. Finance business partnering is a trusted mutual relationship between the business stakeholders and the finance organisation. This relationship is fostered through providing credible analytics and finance insights for business decisions. An effective finance business partner is one who will walk the path with the business from start to finish. 

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How to banish last-minute chaos and breeze through financial month-end

Month-end close. 

If you work in finance, hearing that phrase is enough to make you hyperventilate. 

Reconciling expenses. Balancing the books. Reporting. Analysis. The list goes on… 

The process is an onslaught of tight deadlines, complicated by time-sucking, manual tasks. 

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