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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 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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January 16, 2018

By Mark Gandy, Outsourced CFO, Principal at G3CFO

The average tenure of the Fortune 500 CEO is just 4.6 years. As an FP&A professional, you might be asking, “What does this have to do with me?” I believe the answer is...

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December 26, 2017

By Simone da Silva Collins, Finance Manager, Polycom

Simone da Silva Collins is an FP&A professional working in Polycom, an industry leader in unified collaboration solutions.

She provides business partnering to various departments of Polycom in EMEA. She was previously the Group Finance Analyst supporting the Executive Team at Intec (now part of CSG), a provider of Business Support System (BSS) software and related services, primarily for the telecommunications industry. She also worked for Telewest (now part of Virgin Media) for over 7 years providing commercial and financial support to the Interconnect team.

Simone is originally from Macau in SE Asia. She gained her Masters at Manchester Business School. She has also recently achieved FP&A accreditation.

Have you thought of becoming an FP&A professional? When I was studying for my accounting qualification, I assumed I would become a traditional accountant. I did not know...

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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 Irina Steenbeek, ABN AMRO Bank N.V. , Data management consultant

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‘Let’s speak the same language’, was once said at the Amsterdam FP&A Board. Do you know what your FP&A Colleagues meant with this expression? And do you also find it...

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