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January 30, 2018

By Amrish Shah, Snr Finance & Operations Director, The Netherlands

 What does it take to become a good or even great FP&A professional?

The article describes those QUALITIES that I have found in people who I have worked with,...

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January 25, 2018

By James Myers , Global Finance Executive and FInance Transformation Consultant

James Myers is the founder and CEO of FP&A Strategy Consulting, helping to accelerate finance transformation resulting in smarter organizations that focus their talent on issues that matter.

James is a thought leader in FP&A and has presented at many Finance summits.  He has also held various finance and operations leadership roles in multinationals such as Dell and Nokia and has clients such as Hewlett Packard Enterprise.  James holds advanced degrees in finance and accounting and is a qualified Chartered Accountant.  In his spare time he is also a Co-Program lead for the Silicon Valley Startup Leadership Program and runs the Silicon Valley Power BI User Group.



The conclusion of the recent FP&A Empowerment Survey (Nov 2017) revealed that in order to be successful, the C-suite needs to commit to reform, investment and respect for...

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January 24, 2018

By Ruchi Gupta, Finance Advocate and Consultant at Oracle India Pvt. Ltd

Who is 2020 CFO?  The CFO’s are now moving from accounting to accountability and not just for financial performance, but also for customer centricity, cutting-edge technology,...

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September 22, 2017

by Antony Parker,  AECOM

One important skill finance professionals are never taught during their formal education is the power of personal engagement with operations and using these relationships to...

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September 22, 2017

By Karl Kern, Founder/President, Kern Analytics LLC

One of the more important qualities of FP&A practitioners is curiosity. Curiosity, a strong desire to know or learn something, is affected by the types of questions asked....

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September 19, 2017

By Chris Ortega, MBA, Sr. Finance Manager at Emarsys, USA

So, you are a C-suite executive, Vice President, Director, Manager, Senior, or Staff financial professional and you just had a high potential and high-...

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