Tag Archives: Finance Business Partnering

Finance Transformation: From Efficiency to Effectiveness

Transforming finance into an effective function capable of helping business teams execute strategy more effectively, make informed risk decisions and drive business performance isn’t just about new technology, shared services centres and centres of excellence. As much as anything else, it is about changing old habits and behaviours. Redefining the role of finance in the… Read more »

3 Common Pitfalls of Performance Reporting and How to Avoid Them

Recently I met up with a close friend of mine whom I hadn’t seen in a couple of years for a chat and catching up. He is a qualified accountant and finance professional working in the financial services industry in Zimbabwe. On top of the social chatter, we started discussing the evolving role of finance,… Read more »

Increasing Finance’s Relevance to the Business

To remain successful and relevant to the business in today’s VUCA environment, Finance must move beyond the control and compliance status quo, become a better business partner, and provide insights that enable decision makers to allocate resources effectively and grow the business. Become a better business partner Finance Business Partnering (FBP) reaches far beyond number… Read more »

Finance Should No Longer Maintain the Status Quo

The world around us has significantly changed and the rate at which this change is happening is terrifying. Established business models are under attack and subject to rapid displacement. Digitization, increased regulatory demands, advanced technologies, the emergence of new business models, rapidly changing risk landscape and new challenges from global competition are all disrupting businesses… Read more »