FP&A Insights

FP&A Insights is a collection of useful case studies from leading international companies and thought leadership insights from FP&A experts. We aim to help you keep track of the best practices in modern FP&A, recognise changes in the ever-evolving world of financial planning and analysis and be well equipped to deal with them.

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FP&A Insights

Can Behavioral Forensics Improve Financial Planning?
September 18, 2019

By Dr. E. Ted Prince, Founder and CEO at Perth Leadership Institute

What are behavioral forensics? Why would accountants and financial analysts and planners even need to consider behavior. Behavioral economics and behavioral finance tackle the issue of how people make economic and financial decisions if they are not completely rational. 

Understanding Value Is a Calculated Business!
September 17, 2019

By Richard Reinderhoff, CFO/FP&A Expert and Independent Adviser

There are different financial indicators to monitor the financial results of a company. Focussing on ‘value creation’ is sometimes considered ‘rocket science’ for the local management team. However, by explaining the steps of calculating ‘value’, management will quickly see what is meant by it and how they create it. 

Building a Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) 4.0 Team
September 16, 2019

By Emmanuel Jibodu, Finance Analytics @ Shred-it

My aim in this article is to proffer suggestions for assembling members of an FP&A team. This is the team that will ensure an enterprise is resilient enough to navigate competitive threats, technology disruptions, regulatory effects, and can adapt to broad market dynamics in this 4th wave of the industrial revolution. 

Strategic Cost Control Without Killing Business Initiatives and Operations
September 12, 2019

By Anand Soni, Senior Finance and Commercial Professional

What is the first thought you have, when you see the above topic which I am going to discuss with you? Sounds confusing? How is it possible to have cost control yet have business initiatives and without the operations getting hurt? You are not alone if you believe so.