Financial planning and analysis (FP&A) continues to grow in importance and is a critical function within finance. FP&A and finance professionals are tasked with collecting and analyzing data to make effective predictions for the future success of their organization.
As global markets continue to evolve and change, FP&A teams must remain prepared for potential challenges. Core drivers that will significantly shape FP&A in the remainder of this year, and in the new year, include digital transformation to automate processes, improved scenario planning capabilities, and increased agility through self-service tools.
As the FP&A function evolves, more data is collected than ever before, allowing for better insights into forecasting, budgeting, and performance management. So, what lies ahead for FP&A professionals and their finance teams?
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Zero Based Budgeting (ZBB) allows finance teams to recalibrate their budgets from a clean slate, but is this method more effective than traditional budgeting practices? Although traditional budgeting is an easier approach, there is much to be said about ZBB and finance teams must evaluate when a ZBB “reset” will need to be conducted. Implementing ZBB can be a lengthy and complex process, so it is critical for the FP&A function to ensure the right tools are in place to support this approach.
In this keynote presentation, you will learn how to:
Extended planning and analysis (xP&A) is the future for unified planning and goes beyond finance into the entire enterprise. Traditional silos will be reduced across all departments, which will allow processes, operations, and data usage to be streamlined. The use of xP&A presents an opportunity for finance teams to consolidate crucial data into one cohesive forecast which provides insights into how different enterprise functions impact one another.
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Financial planning and analysis (FP&A) has remained a critical function within finance, and it is imperative for CFOs to focus on FP&A to increase financial agility and preparedness. Resilient finance leaders are able to build forecasts from the bottom up and it is important to define a successful forecasting process that stimulates growth and profitability.
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Manual finance processes have long relied on spreadsheets and copying and pasting crucial information, resulting in detrimental errors that have cost organizations a fortune. Not only is there a large margin for human error, but spreadsheets are extremely time-consuming and there is an urgency for FP&A teams to say goodbye to this traditional process. Fortunately, finance professionals have been shifting to cloud-based financial applications and efficient automation to streamline the FP&A function.
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Field of Study:Finance
Advance Preparation:None required
Delivery Method:Group Internet-based
Recommended CPE Credit(s):2
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