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Who Knew FP&A Could Be…..Fun?!
November 28, 2017
“Technology is eliminating grunt work and boosting the value of financial planning and analysis.”
As with many corporate processes, technology is driving fundamental changes in FP&A. Thanks to a new generation of tools, the drudgery factor is lessening and practitioners are spending more of their time doing actual planning and analysis. This new business environment drives a greater need for strategic input. More than half of the work in FP&A used to be full of data-driven and monotonous tasks, but thanks to new tools, the role encompasses a plethora of strategic activities, from budgeting and forecasting to management reporting, and business-decision guidance.