We’ve always wanted FP&A to work a certain way – taking the company’s strategy, putting in place a plan to deliver it, then continually reporting on progress and refining that plan. But in reality, it never quite worked that way – only at a base level.
Maybe the role revolution is not being televised, as it is a role evolution instead!
Two of my passion in life are travel and art, but not any old travel and any old art; Asian Art, and Asia travel.
So whilst enjoying a well earned summer break, I took a day trip with my son and daughter (5 and 6 years old) to the new Manga exhibition at the British Museum in London’s beautiful tree lined Bloomsbury.
It was a wonderful interactive display of art, tech and innovation charting the inception of the art, the pioneers that believed in it as an art form and its evolution over years to become the global phenomena it is today.
Tenuous link coming up…
Joining me today is Henri Taipale, reluctant accountant, now accounting Entrepreneur, who moved from Tax to Analytics to CEO of Qvalia who talks about his finance career journey and the trends around his move to start up!
“I never liked accounting… challenge why we do things in the way we do them!”
Listen as Henri and I talk about how CFOs drive innovation in business, and challenge conventional thinking of our role in Finance.