BEST PRACTICES FOR ESTABLISHING A FORWARD-LOOKING FP&A FUNCTION

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DATE: WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2019
TIME: 2:00 PM ET
DURATION: 1 HOUR

Webcast Summary

Companies have long perceived CFOs to be stewards of data about past performance. But in recent years, CFOs are emerging as essential contributors to their companies' strategic decisions. Given their ability to analyze and develop plans based on their understanding of financial data, finance leaders offer valuable expertise they can share with other departments as they collaborate with them to help their companies prepare for the future.

This Webcast will reveal how CFOs can enable their companies to apply the disciplines of planning and analysis within, as well as beyond, the realm of finance. We will discuss:

  • Why finance leaders are taking on increasing responsibility for supporting their companies' strategic decisions, as well as identifying future opportunities and risks;
  • Why and how financial planning and analysis are evolving from retrospective to forward-looking; and
  • How CFOs can establish and reinforce best practices in planning and analysis throughout their companies.

About the Panelist

Stephen Elliott, Director, The Hackett Group

Stephen Elliott is a Director with The Hackett Group's EPM, ERP, and Analytics practice who works with finance organizations to optimize performance.

About the Moderator

Joe Fleischer, Editorial Director, Finance Channel, Argyle Executive Forum
 
In his role as finance channel editorial director with Argyle Executive Forum, Joe Fleischer focuses on developing virtual events on topics that reflect the primary concerns and priorities of senior finance executives. He is based in New York.
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Fields of Study: Finance
Level: Intermediate
Prerequisite: None
Advance Preparation: None required
Delivery Method: Group Internet-based
Recommended CPE Credit(s): 1

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