Analytics trends: What does the future hold for CFOs
How can CFOs use analytics to create new competitive advantage and enterprise value? View the graphic recording.
The Strategist CFO: Four Orientations for Engaging in the Strategy Process
CEOs and boards increasingly want CFOs to not only deliver a finance organization that gets the numbers right, but also partner with them in shaping the company’s strategy. But when asked what they want from a strategic CFO, their answers vary widely.
Gather, interpret, and deliver insights
Organizations are looking for their CFOs and finance executives to advise on business strategy in ways that drive the enterprise to create and capture more value and leverage analytics. Deloitte financial consultants are working with CFOs to gather, interpret, and deliver the insights that shape timely and smart decisions throughout the C-suite. We can help you build a finely balanced set of innovative capabilities across strategy, operations, analytics, performance management, talent and reporting.
CFOs and Finance executives face increasing expectations to help drive profitable growth and align with corporate strategy, all the while keeping a firm hand on reporting and operations. We can help elevate their role through innovative strategies, planning and tactical execution:
Finance Business Partnering: We help connect to and support the organization’s strategic and tactical priorities, provide value through insights, and enhance decision making capabilities.
Finance Operating Model: We help evaluate and understand the finance function’s overall capacity and provide these capabilities at benchmark cost to stay competitive. This offering includes target operating model services such as Finance function shared service and outsourcing.
Finance Performance Management: We help develop a holistic view of performance drivers and improve the connection between business performance and incentives. This work enables CFOs to provide decision-makers with information that is timely, readily accessible, and relevant – along with the confidence and transparency they desire.
Finance Process Improvement: We help improve, rationalize, and enhance core Finance processes such as accounts receivables and payables, fixed assets, close-consolidate-report, planning-budgeting-forecasting and data/management reporting.
Finance Strategy: We help develop a vision, strategy and plan that is linked with company objectives, and also offer innovative, one-day workshops to facilitate strategic planning and executive alignment.
Corporate Transactions: We help prepare for corporate transactions and manage Finance post transaction, while reducing cost and risk. We help organizations in their efforts through finance function integration planning, Day One readiness and execution, synergy targeting and realization, post-merger operating model and organization design, close and reporting process integration and Financial compliance readiness assessments.