Tag: CFO

CFO’s guide to sustainable Financial Planning and Analytics

Isn’t the world a strange place at the moment.

I received a mail recently from a mid-tier ERP house suggesting that finance teams should adopt their new ERP solution to simply provide better FP&A reporting! Yes, they did say reporting.

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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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Digital Finance Function skill shift – Evolution of the finance function

If you could start by sketching a finance team on a blank piece of paper, would it resemble in any way the structure we see today? Would the design you come up with still be relevant considering the rapid changes brought about by the ongoing pandemic? Digitization has become a realistic goal for finance functions to remain highly relevant, especially when there is an ever more pressing need to react quickly.

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