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January 15, 2019

By John Sanchez, Keynote Speaker, Corporate Trainer and Author

John Sanchez is Managing Director of financial planning and training consultancy FPA Group, LLC . He has more than 20 years’ experience including working at a top ten accounting firm, mergers and acquisitions work for Fortune 500 companies, and leadership positions in consolidated business groups such as Royal Caribbean Cruises and AutoNation. John has substantial experience in capital and strategic planning with proven skills in large-scale budgeting, forecasting and financial planning.

Since his move into developing business training courses for financial professionals in the areas of communications, financial planning and analysis, budgeting and forecasting, John has established a clientele including solo start-ups and multi-billion dollar conglomerates in an eclectic array of industries. Among his many projects, he was hired by the Association of Financial Professionals (AFP) as the instructor for the inaugural exam preparation course for the Certified FP&A Professional certification.

John holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting and has served as a member of the board of directors for several organizations.

LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/fpajohn/

To paraphrase the concept of Occam's razor, simpler explanations are generally better than more complex explanations. In a sense, the answer is in the...

October 29, 2018

By Matt Poleski, CFO, Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Region at Arthur J. Gallagher & Co

Recent trends in FP&A have been to focus on data analytics and driver-based planning to provide better information for business leaders to make decisions...

August 31, 2018

By Emmanuel Jibodu, FP&A Manager​ at Stericycle Inc.

This is the second part of a three-part series that focuses on the business value that data science & analytics can provide to enterprises.
 

August 23, 2018

By Christian Fournier,  Retired Head of Finance Europe at Orange Business Services, Author (Globalisation - adapter l'organisation de son entreprise face à la mondialisation...)

Are your KPIs, Scoreboards and other metrics safe from the Simpson's paradox?

August 17, 2018

By Alexander Antonov, Head Finance B2B at Sandoz 

P&L management focuses on the items included into P&L (profit and loss) report. It has become an increasingly popular technique used by the top managers around the...

August 9, 2018

By Karl Kern, Founder/President, Kern Analytics LLC

Making projections is one part of an FP&A practitioner’s work.  The purpose of projections is to establish expectations on outcomes.  How can an FP&A practitioner give...

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