Whether the technology is hardware or software I have seen its impact on not only my profession but also my career; upon reflection of my career in accounting I recognize an opportunity to share my observations on technology in accounting.Read More
No-code apps are well-positioned to help solve business challenges across every industry that is frustrated by gaps in their traditional ERP systems, business processes, and databases. No-code apps can be adopted by business units to help streamline processes to save money, time, and frustration that is all too common.Read More
We all know this about ourselves, nothing new there of course. However, it makes me realise, I just need to start paying more attention, I mean really, focusing closely, on what i'm trying to do and the outcome or the result, from a business point of view.Read More
I define financial planning as the process of thinking about how to accumulate wealth. As a process financial planning is divided into three elements. The three elements are choices, transactions, and wealth. Financial planning begins with the choices to be made and ends with the wealth to be accumulated. To go from choices to wealth requires a bridge and the bridge is accounting which I define as the study of transactions.Read More
The commercialization of social and natural capital and their respective concepts, in the modern-day.
Why it relates to finance and how finance teams can further impact the integration of sustainability and ethics into business decision making.
For this article, we explore briefly, how finance teams can identify the most appropriate measures that resonate with decision-makers in business and provide value to them alongside society and the environment, through relevant types of measures, evaluating our measures and incorporating the results, into business decisions across the business.
"Technological disruption has caused the focus to shift increasingly, towards sustainability and ethics"
Granted, that our environment is being heavily impacted in recent years and we've taken greater notice. But, the former has a spin of added excitement around it and it is the inspiration, for this article.Read More
These are examples of what appear on job postings for positions in FP&A. These examples are intended to attract the most qualified candidates however there may be an unintended consequence. The unintended consequence may be leaving out candidates who can help move FP&A forward.Read More
To drive the financial performance engine of your firm, you need to keep a close watch on the fundamental value drivers of your business.
Non-financial performance metrics are increasingly becoming popular and began to be widely adopted by organizations. They have been considered as superior predictors of the future financial performance of the firm. Executive teams are adopting non-financial performance measures to shape executive behaviour. Non-financial performance metrics such as customer loyalty, employee engagement, product quality, innovation quotient or market dominance have increasingly been adopted to determine the executive compensation.Read More
We have all heard and seen the cliched entrepreneurial advice that is too commonly sold… if you want to start a business, quit your job, scale-up, sell out, move to Bali, and then live the four-hour workweek lifestyle.Read More
Bill was notoriously private to the outside world and deeply connected with his inner circle of friends and community. The astonishing thing about Bill is that he is a common thread that connects so many powerful entities and people. Many give his influence credit for some or all of their success.
Surely, this is a man that we should listen to and learn from.Read More