What's an FP&A job?

Cube Software

Financial planning and analysis (FP&A) are vital to an organization’s financial health.

Integrated Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) is Key to Success in The Digital Solutions Economy

Bramasol

This episode focuses on how DSE business models present new challenges with regard to Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) processes, which require enhanced agility, scalability and end-to-end integration to handle DSE's inherently dynamic requirements.

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What-if Analysis: A Beginner's Guide to Scenarios + Goal Seek in Excel

Cube Software

Adaptability is the highest calling of financial planning & analysis. By knowing the ways things may play out (and how it will impact your financials), you can budget appropriately, reduce uncertainty, and react more quickly to change.

How FP&A evolved into a top finance function

CFO Dive

Advances in technology, the rise of the cloud and COVID-19 have made financial planning and analysis a must-have function for companies' ability to act effectively in the face of change

4 Historical Figures Who Would Have Loved Cloud FP&A

Lime Light

Financial Planning & Analysis Budgeting and Forecasting Financial Reporting Dashboard and AnalysisTechnology makes life so convenient that it is difficult to remember what things were like before.

Empower Your Enterprise to Build Complex FP&A Applications Faster

Collectiv

As VP of Planning Analytics, Danny Bharat is responsible for ATD’s planning tools and applications that are used throughout the organization. As ATD grew, Danny needed a comprehensive planning and analytics solution. Center of Excellence FP&A Planning and Forecasting

What SaaS Really Means for Modern FP&A

Centage

Bring SaaS to Your Budgeting & Planning. Planning Maestro offers the sophisticated features needed by small and mid-market organizations to integrate budgeting, forecasting, and deep data analysis within one easy-to-use, scalable SaaS solution. financial planning

What is FP&A?

Jedox Finance

From different use cases to the solution for current challenges – learn how the finance department can take advantage of Financial Planning and Analysis. FP&A is short for Financial Planning & Analysis and is the intersection between finance and corporate management.

5 Ways to Evolve Your FP&A Process During Times of Constant Change

Centage

Between pandemic insecurities, a supply chain crisis, labor shortages, and the growing threat of recession, companies that rely on traditional planning and forecasting may find themselves struggling to stay competitive. financial planning

8 Most Common Myths Surrounding FP&A

Fpanda Club

This article explores the most common myths surrounding the financial planning and analysis function, its key activities and outputs which many FP&A stakeholders believe in. References: Preparing for the next level of financial planning and analysis, APQC, AFP, 2019.

The Top 7 FP&A Trends for 2022

Jedox Finance

According to Gartner, 70% of new financial planning and analysis (FP&A) projects are slated to become extended planning and analysis (xP&A) projects by 2024. Financials in an organization can no longer afford to be static.

What's driving technology adoption in FP&A?

Future CFO

Move beyond sensitivity analysis (that typically models the impact of change to only 1 or 2 variables at a time) to true scenario planning (that allows exploration of multiple, distinct future possibilities).

Fact or fiction: Dispelling the biggest myths about FP&A solutions

Anaplan

Finance Anaplan for Finance connected planning Financial Planning and Analysis FP&A xp&aWhen it comes to evaluating software options to improve FP&A processes, finance teams are faced with determining the optimal solution for meeting their needs.

Putting the ‘A’ back in FP&A

McKinsey

By focusing on execution in operations and strategy development, business unit financial planning and analysis teams are gaining more agency and helping to transform their organizations. Insights on Operations Operations Strategy

The 2Cs of FP&A leadership in 2022

Future CFO

The FP&A function’s real value add is to provide insightful analysis of the data, as compared to being an expert spreadsheet user. “Life challenges us, so that we become enlightened.

How to Create a Flexible, Agile FP&A Function

Centage

Just as content is king in the world of marketing, when it comes to financial decision-making, data is everything. If you want to outsell the competition, then upgrading your financial planning and analysis (FP&A) efforts is of the utmost importance.

What is FP&A and why does it matter to your business?

Anaplan

Companies use financial planning and analysis (FP&A) to forecast financial profit and loss supporting their overall business strategies. Finance Business Unit FP&A Corporate FP&A Financial Planning and Analysis FP&A Strategy

Financial Planning for Nonprofits – It’s Time to Arm Your Finance Team with Modern FP&A Tools to Thrive in a Post-Pandemic World

Centage

Building and managing an effective budget and plan can be daunting no matter what industry, but financial planning for nonprofits can be particularly difficult. For far too long, spreadsheet-based financial planning has been the standard. financial planning

Surviving the pandemic aftermath: an FP&A perspective

Future CFO

Unlike a typical financial downturn, the impact of COVID-19 pandemic has been far more difficult to predict. Process delays and slow communications, coupled with restrictive lockdowns, led to slower payments, increased financial risks and stretched service centers.

Scenario planning in the New FP&A normal

Future CFO

In this blog, he explains why scenario planning is now more important than ever and, most importantly, what it can and can’t do. For a recent article in the Wall Street Journal, “ Companies’ Financial Planning Comes Up Short in the Coronavirus Era ,” I was asked how FP&A professionals could have predicted both the pandemic occurring and the scope and scale of its impact. To that end, clear and efficient scenario planning supports a deeper understanding of that process.

The Executive’s Guide to Moving FP&A into xP&A era

Future CFO

As organisations look for more agility and better visibility across all functions and revenue streams the traditional approach of using spreadsheets by the Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) team is nearing its limits. Extended Planning and Analysis (xP&A) processes will allow decision-makers to tap into enterprise data across sales, procurement, HR, marketing and other areas and functions to drive better decisions in faster timeframes.

The Role of Top-Down vs. Bottom-Up Business Budgeting in Modern FP&A

Centage

With a top-down approach, senior leadership sets the financial constraints, and departments create their budgets accordingly. Utilizing financial forecasting and driver-based budgeting, companies can create flexible, agile plans.

The Case for Data Integrations in FP&A Platforms

Centage

They also need to plan for a number of scenarios, and to assess the impact of each on the financial statements. Centage sees the seamless integration of multiple data sources with Planning Maestro as a strategic imperative.

FP&A Survey Results – Finance Trends and Predictions for 2022

Centage

In creating our financial planning and analysis (FP&A) solution, we gain valuable insight from a wide range of industry experts, including mid-market CFOs and finance leaders. A further 39 percent planned to prioritize cash flow and funding activities and purchases.

People, Processes & Technologies: Defining the Tools for Best-in-Class FP&A

Centage

Now more than ever, FP&A teams need to forecast, budget and plan on a monthly, and sometimes even a weekly, basis, but for many, that’s a tall order, especially if they rely on spreadsheets to reforecast and provide strategic advice on a regular basis. Data-Driven Planning Process.

The most common myths about FP&A software – part 1

Onplan

Finance departments are increasingly looking for solutions to help them make more proactive, data-driven decisions and connect the dots between finance and business operations teams to improve collaboration in strategic planning and budgeting.

The most common myths about FP&A software – part 1

Onplan

Finance departments are increasingly looking for solutions to help them make more proactive, data-driven decisions and connect the dots between finance and business operations teams to improve collaboration in strategic planning and budgeting.

PodChats for FutureCFO: Moving up the FP&A maturity curve

Future CFO

In an Institute of Management Accountants survey of more than 700 companies worldwide, it was discovered that the most successful organizations use financial planning and analysis (FP&A) to drive results, not just predict them.

Keys to bridging the talent gap in FP&A

Future CFO

Nowhere is this more evident than in the role of financial planning and analysis (FP&A), often considered the “eyes and ears” of a company. Himashi Soriano, the Association for Financial Professionals. But knowing how to do scenario analysis is not enough.

FP&A works closer together with business & operations in Asia Pacific

Future CFO

Collaboration between financial planning and analysis (FP&A) and business and operations teams when forecasting and planning is greater in organisations within Asia Pacific than those in North America and multinationals, said the Association for Financial Professionals (AFP) recently when releasing results of a survey.

4 FP&A Interview Questions to Help You Differentiate the Best Candidates

Onplan

This is where a great financial analyst can help you. Start with the end in mind: you want someone who naturally thinks about the business, and the future of the business—not just the financials. It shifts their focus away from forward-facing analysis and flagging issues ahead of time.

4 FP&A Interview Questions to Help You Differentiate the Best Candidates

Onplan

This is where a great financial analyst can help you. Start with the end in mind: you want someone who naturally thinks about the business, and the future of the business—not just the financials. It shifts their focus away from forward-facing analysis and flagging issues ahead of time.

Everything You Wanted to Know about FP&A Best Practices

Fpanda Club

Being an emerging discipline within finance function, financial planning and analysis encompasses its own processes, tools, techniques and skills which should be optimized to meet constantly growing needs, requirements and responsibilities.

How FP&A software can unleash the inner strategic finance analyst in you

Onplan

Strategic finance is a way to turn what’s traditionally been a disconnected set of processes and functions into a unified, integrated view of your operational and financial performance that takes the entire organization’s perspective into consideration. .

How FP&A software can unleash the inner strategic finance analyst in you

Onplan

Strategic finance is a way to turn what’s traditionally been a disconnected set of processes and functions into a unified, integrated view of your operational and financial performance that takes the entire organization’s perspective into consideration. .