It's a busy life being a CFO, not only with work but balancing home life. The role of the CFO is undergoing rapid transformation. To be a strategically oriented CFO, you need to utilise your resources most efficiently to outperform the competition by being agile, dynamic and fast.
As we come out of COVID and enter a new business landscape, finance leaders need to make changes fast and be ready to answer when asked.
Milestones Trust is thirty-four years old. Today, they support five hundred and fifty people with mental health, learning disabilities, dementia and complex behavioural needs. More than ever, people in society need the services they offer to bring about positive change in their lives.
Modern finance leaders have a desire for knowledge. We have listed the top books that CFO's and finance leaders should read this year. We have also included some of our top eBooks that you can access for free.
Given that change will happen, is it enough to rely on Excel as the primary tool for your planning and budgeting? How does Excel deliver as a forecasting tool compared to solutions designed for the job?
The need for accurate, agile planning and forecasting has never been so important. Here, Steve Hambling, Global Adaptive Leader at Formulate, shares his expertise on the benefits of active planning and how businesses can use it to stay ahead of the game.
Spreadsheets are a bit like a bad relationship. At first everything is great, but the romance soon fades as they become problematic. We look at five signs to see if you have outgrown your spreadsheets and whether it's time to find a new partner.
With urgent deadlines and crisis to manage it's all too easy for CFO's to get pulled in different directions. We take a look at how CFO's can stay effective, reduce burnout and deliver clarity and direction in this time of need. The feature includes a printable self-assessment matrix.
Integration of data is an on-going headache for finance. Creating accurate, up-to-date forecasts and plans requires today’s finance teams to extract data from many sources. The power this provides finance teams is immense, but so is the integration challenge.