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April 17, 2019

By Nilly Essaides, Senior Research Director Finance/EPM at The Hackett Group 

Business partnering is something everyone is talking about right now. The premise is that the more low-value finance tasks are automated, the more time...

April 11, 2019

By Mason Brady, Director of Finance at Homegrown Organic Farms

FP&A in a small sized business is different than in a large, corporate firm. While one can argue that we all face a lack of time and resources, there...

January 10, 2019

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/

The great thing about being in FP&A is that we get to observe in real life and hear stories about many interactions, good and bad, between many colleagues across the...

January 2, 2019

By Robin Kiziak, Finance Manager at Wickes

At a high level, the best-performing organisations take a more rigorous approach to FP&A.  They have tightly integrated all the components of FP&A, merged operational...

December 17, 2018

By Maciej Goncerzewicz, Singapore FP&A Board member

The below article summarises an approach developed throughout the years of my work and explores ways to fully integrate FP&A with other divisions and remove barriers in...

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?