In today's uncertain and volatile times, business leaders are relying more than ever on their FP&A teams to deliver accurate and insightful analysis of likely future performance trends. Traditional detailed cost center budgeting and financial variances analysis are being replaced by dynamic, business driver and risk-weighted planning and forecasting processes that empower executives to make faster more confident decisions. This session will share insights on how high performing finance organizations are adapting to these new demands.
Specifically, FP&A teams are being asked to: - Deliver more accurate near term forecasts - Rapidly analyze the positive and negative impact of external events - Directly link plans and forecasts to key decisions such as pricing and promotion, production scheduling, etc. - Automatically address alternate future scenarios