Tag: Process

S1 E16 – Henri Taipale, From Tax to Analytics to CEO of Qvalia, Finance Innovator #CFOchat

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.

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#BQs – Why are finance so happy to “piss money up the wall”?

As Alan Sugar, or should I say Baron Sugar, head honcho of the UK TV Series, The Apprentice, once said…

“Business is not about coming in, pissing my money up the wall and saying ‘Oh well, I have learnt from my mistakes and it won’t happen in the future”

So what if we treated our finance processes as if we were the owner of the company?  Would we keep all the behaviour and cash leakage that currently exists?

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S1 E12 – Simon Cole, CFO, Apparier, Exit Audit, Innovate, Enjoy your career! #CFOchat

Joining me today is Simon Cole, CFO of Apparier to talk about his finance career journey and the trends around his move to start up!

“Do not isolate yourself, go out, talk to the people and understand how the business works!”

Listen as Simon and I talk about how CFOs drive the vision of the business, startups and the rise of millennial’s.

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