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October 23, 2018

By Karl Kern, Founder/President, Kern Analytics LLC

Karl Kern has a BBA degree in Accounting from Temple University, and an MBA degree with a concentration in Finance from Babson College. After graduating from Temple University Karl started a career where he has established a reputation as a problem solver. Karl’s reputation as a problem solver is based on his ability to create as well as implement initiatives that have helped organizations increase revenues, decrease expenses, and improve cash flows.

Karl’s ability to create as well as implement initiatives is due to being a well-read individual with exceptional organizational skills and passion. It is Karl’s passion that guides him to improve the lives of not only himself but also those around him.

LinkedIn account: https://www.linkedin.com/in/karlhkern/

Financial Planning is seen as a service however seeing Financial Planning as such limits its value-added capabilities. Financial Planning creates products that help people...

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October 18, 2018

By Paul Brand, Head of FP&A at ADP UK

Paul is a Fellow with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA) with over 10 years’ experience working in global, multinational, publicly listed companies. While working for household names across industries including Energy and Human Capital Management, Paul has honed and developed his skill set across the full FP&A range; focusing on best in class delivery of budgeting, forecasting, reporting, controlling, strategy, business partnering and decision support.

Paul has a passion for building strong relationships at all levels around the business and with his team. He combines this with a fierce determination to promote a positive brand for finance that is outside the traditional stereotypes of accountants. His leadership vision is for FP&A to empower the organisation and its employees to achieve their business ambitions, whatever they may be.

LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/paul-brand-b519646/

It can be one of the greatest intangibles in the FP&A world – how do you succeed as a business partner?

October 17, 2018

By Andrew Codd, Founder and Lead Producer The Strength In The Numbers Show

The author Andrew Codd is the producer of the Strength in the Numbers Podcast which interviews real finance practitioners to break down their hard-won lessons and deconstruct their practical methods that work on the job and which you won't typically find in textbooks or exams so that we create more influential finance professionals worldwide who solve meaningful problems for their organisations and in return have fun, rewarding and successful careers in finance.

Andrew Codd's LinkedIn account: https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrewcodd/

Within any organisation you’ll find some groups of people who are the most well-known and highly valued. Given there are many functions, groups, roles & people within our...

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October 16, 2018

By David West, Sales and Marketing Director at Accountagility

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The biggest business issue in the UK is Brexit - and has been since the people’s vote in June 2016. But how can FP&A/finance practitioners get to grips with this massive...

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October 5, 2018

By Andrew Jepson, Senior Finance Consultant, Revenue Management Expert

Andrew is a Chartered Accountant with over 20 years of professional and commercial experience. After commencing his career in Assurance, he moved into industry and held various senior finance roles in several industries such as FMCG, food ingredients, software and property & construction. He has worked both domestically in Australia as well as globally in the UK and Europe.

Driving by a passion to improve the accounting industry Andrew is the owner of his own consulting business focused on Freelance/Part time CFO services, Revenue Management for FMCG companies, and Training and Development for finance teams.

Following this passion, Andrew has become one of Australia’s leading presenters and authorities on finance business partnering. He is a published author on the topic having recently released the book Compliance to Commercial: The QUIET approach to Finance Business Partnering and facilitates the Development Program of the same name in Australia.

Andrew Jepson's LinkedIn account: www.linkedin.com/in/andrew-jepson-35635812/

Finance staff should find Logos the easiest dimension to work with. As opposed to sales who may use only a small part of the whole facts to support their story.

October 4, 2018

By Joe KrekelbergFinance Leader and Strategic Partner

Like many of you, I have spent significant time thinking about 1) What does FP&A do and 2) What should FP&A do?  My team and I landed on this very “packed” vision...

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