Enterprise Performance Management

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Go beyond finance with EPM

CFOs and their teams are struggling with the increasing and competing demands placed upon them. They’re looking to strike the right balance while juggling three agendas - business insight, efficiency, and control.

Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) is a mechanism for bringing insight and agility to organization’s management, by making the right information available quickly and at the right time to the right decision makers. With the right EPM approach, you can:

  • Gather, analyze, report and apply the right information across an enterprise
  • Create business insight and agility to support key business decisions
  • Align business unit, team, individual behaviour and rewards to the business vision
  • Integrate processes, data, systems and the organization and behaviours of people to drive enhanced business performance.

EPM focus area

The benefits

Strategy performance management Improved shareholder/stakeholder value by providing a framework for driving performance
Integrated planning Enhanced partnership between operations and finance by managing it as an
end-to-end process
Consolidation and statutory reporting Improved transparency, reliability and timeliness of your financial reports through streamlining the processes
Management information Streamlined decisions and action by having the right information and analytical tools
Costing and profitability management Clear view of profitability by looking at it by product, segment, customer or market.

EPM allows CFOs extend their reach across the enterprise and break through information silos within a business function (e.g. HR, IT, Marketing, Sales, Development, Operations etc.). PwC provides CFOs with the right tools to execute against their strategy and become a partner to the business.

PwC helps CFOs address their EPM needs from four perspectives:

  • Organization – by linking your metrics to the performance management plans of individuals and teams PwC helps your organization deliver results the way you had intended.
  • Process – by aligning your business processes with the strategy of your organization PwC makes sure information is shared across the organization.
  • Systems – by enabling an EPM framework to use the right technology, PwC helps CFOs make sure they get the right information into the right hands, at the right time.
  • Data – by helping CFOs govern the quality of your data, PwC makes sure it is available, accurate, transparent and secure.