It’s becoming increasingly important for finance functions to demonstrate the value they can add to a business and to identify bottom line growth opportunities. At the same time, finance functions are expected to be flag bearers for good governance, financial discipline and best practices in the organisation. Many finance functions are unsure how to demonstrate whether they are delivering real value to the business and to what extent they meet best practice standards.
We provide a range of service to assist clients to balance the competing demands the finance function. Our services are structured around the three critical priorities that we see as important:
For each area of focus we consider what changes are needed to the organisation, people and technology to improve finance function results.
The role of the Finance Function is evolving from being transaction oriented and ‘score keeping’ in nature to being more analytic and strategic, thereby adding value to the business and providing better support to the Board. Improving the effectiveness of the Finance Function becomes a common goal of the entire organisation, enabling people from all levels to build their understanding and tools to achieve the speed, reliability and transparency required for the organisation to meet internal and external demands.