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February 23, 2018

By Karl Kern, Founder/President, Kern Analytics LLC

How can an FP&A practitioner assess the effectiveness of financial reporting processes?  This article describes five tips that could be used in order to establish a...

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February 22, 2018

There is no point on aimlessly analysing data in the hope that something will jump out at you.  It won’t and all that you will do is waste vast quantities of time and effort.  ...

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February 22, 2018

By Niels Van Hove, S&OP/IBP expert at Truebridges

The statistics reveal that 60%-90% of strategy implementations fail and only 14% of executives are satisfied with the execution of a strategy...

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February 19, 2018

By Irina Steenbeek, Founder at Data Crossroads

As an FP&A professional, you deal with data. Your data travels a long way from its source through applications to your reporting system.The data you deal with is the tip of...

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February 16, 2018

By Rob Trippe, MBA, Financial Modelling Veteran

Rob Trippe is a financial modelling veteran. With over fifteen years’ experience, Rob has developed corporate finance models for valuation, M&A, forecasting and performance monitoring. He is widely respected for his deep understanding of corporate finance theory, lectures at university and has worked with some of the world’s largest and most respected firms including the investment bank Houlihan Lokey, Hertz and GE Capital. He also was the managing director and operator of a coveted professional sports franchise at a young age. Rob was accredited in valuation in 2008 and holds an MBA, Finance from Boston College.

Publishing Accomplishments

  • Rob’s research while at the investment bank Houlihan Lokey Howard & Zukin was published in the Wall Street Journal and USA Today.
  • Rob’s cash flow model (his design) while at the Hertz Corp. was published in SEC and quarterly press release filings.
  • Rob has contributed to FP&A-Trends on numerous occasions.
  • Authored a state university finance exam.
  • Currently working on a commissioned case study for a major academic publishing house.
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During the recent years, the level of detail and precision which financial modeling in the business world has pursued has been elevated. Learning Excel, a widely used and...

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February 15, 2018

By Carl Seidman, Business Strategist | CFO Advisor  at Seidman Global LLC

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When companies put greater weight on what the numbers mean, they often rely more heavily on financial reporting and perceive FP&A as a ‘nice to have’. But it’s quite the...

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