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||CFO Agenda Issue 4: Achieving deal value
CFOs need to have a hand in leading deals projects to be able to hit the ground running on day one, then keep up the momentum to deliver tangible results and value, often within the first year.
The following is a list of publications, white papers and other thought leadership put out by PwC Canada’s Finance practice.
Economics Quarterly Newsletter - Issue #1
The inaugural issue of Economics Quarterly highlights several key topics such as the economic recovery in Canada, the interest rate activity in Canada and the US and the Global Outlook.
CFO Agenda Issue 3: Linking risk and performance
CFOs now need to take a holistic approach and integrate risk and performance management to create a competitive advantage and differentiator for their organizations.
The high-performance CFO
What does it take for CFOs to excel today? With the global economy struggling to regain its footing, finance chiefs face very different challenges from the ones they confronted just a few years ago.
CFOs: Opportunities and roles in the cloud - Five questions you should ask
Cloud computing can reduce IT and business costs, and it is fast becoming a powerful means for growth.
Re-energizing Finance: The Organization Challenge
Whatever the size of their teams, the onus is on CFOs today to leverage every part of the finance organization to deliver value beyond traditional transaction processing and control.
CFO Agenda Issue 2 - Planning ahead for agility and accuracy
Issue 2 of PwC’s CFO Agenda explores some new strategies for CFOs, including delving into the changing mindset towards financial planning and the importance of robust forecasting.
The top 10 issues faced by senior finance executives
The following brochure discusses the top 10 issues keeping finance executive awake at night and who at PwC can help your organization improve your finance effectiveness.
CFO Agenda Issue 1: Transforming performance - Powering an effective organization
The first article in the CFO Agenda series looks at how obtaining and analyzing the right information lies at the heart of enterprise performance management.
Enhancing finance effectiveness
Most organizations have seen a rise in the cost of finance. PwC’s Finance Effectiveness Benchmark Study finds that top performers have been able to keep costs under control while delivering improved service.
Cash Management: Financial discipline helps your business thrive and survive
The following brochure discusses some of the strategies – both defensive and offensive – you can embrace to help better manage your business’s cash.
Data is the lifeblood of your business: Integrated finance and risk reporting
In this new financial world, you need to run your business in a different way. This publication looks at the potential barriers to generating the necessary alignment between risk and finance and how you can develop a fast, cost-efficient way to overcome them.
Putting Education First: How can Canada stay competitive? Strategy Talks podcast series
In this podcast, Calum Semple interviews PwC's Randy Watt and Winky Whelan about funding challenges and service level issues within Canada's higher education institutions.
Mining – Cutting Costs without Cutting Corners
The following article, published in the February/March issue of Canadian Mining Journal, provides advice on making sustainable cost reductions, reducing non-essential spending, changing your organization’s cost culture, and more.
Sustainable Cost Reduction in the Mining Sector
This annual report created by PwC's Canadian Mining team will provide you with ways to reduce your capital costs and achieve sustainable cost reductions in mining operations.
Maestro®: Performance Insights Workshop
Maestro® is a highly interactive one-day performance management workshop that brings together your executive team and PwC’ business advisors and performance management professionals to help fine tune your business.
Q&A On Performance Management Matters: Sustaining Superior Results in a Global Economy
PwC’s Philip Townsend and Stuart Smith discuss the recently released report “Performance management matters: Sustaining superior results in a global economy” by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in collaboration with the Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa and the Canadian Advance Technology Alliance (CATA).
10 Minutes on Sustainable Cost Reduction
This PwC publication describes how companies must devise a sustainable cost-reduction approach that will work in a strong and weak economic environment.
Merger and Acquisition Integration Whitepapers
Our approach to M&A integration helps companies achieve success, build momentum, and instill confidence among their stakeholders. We help capture deal value early and sustainably.
Distressed Mergers & Acquisitions
With the financial crisis, now is an ideal time to assess the appropriateness of distressed M&A as a strategic tool. This article focuses on the buyer’s perspective.
Real Measures For Market Realities
The following publication discusses which indicators should properly be used to evaluate true company performance and how companies can manage their performance while markets adjust to new economic realities.
Performance Management Matters: Sustaining Superior Results in a Global Economy
PricewaterhouseCoopers has teamed up with international partners to create this survey to discover how leading organizations use performance management to best align their business goals with their business metrics