Asia-Pacific FP&A


Popular Finance Articles

  • AFP Announces 2022 Asia-Pacific Advisory Council

    The overall objective of FPAAC is to establish a networking and advisory group for FP&A practitioners from APAC organizations to discuss best practices, common challenges and innovative initiatives, as well as network with their peers. The council members have contributed their time and effort to creating a regional conference, webinars, and a string of articles illuminating best and emerging practices.

  • Implementation of the ‘X’ Factor in Your Organization

    Last year, Gartner coined the term xP&A, proclaiming that it is the natural evolution of planning, and projected that it will become mainstream by 2022, and the majority of new FP&A projects by 2024. The aim of xP&A is to apply FP&A tools to any department within the organization that produces business plans, and layer in automated forecasting, thereby increasing the velocity of forecasting and simultaneously deriving forecasts from teams that are close to information sources.

  • 8 Steps for Creating a Rolling Forecast

    Employing static budgets alone is insufficient for long-term planning. Finance and accounting departments across the globe are evolving into increasingly more capable financial planning and analysis (FP&A) teams, focusing on forecasting, strategic planning and analytics.

  • Why FP&A Certification Matters

    Danny Shiu, CTP, FP&A discusses what ultimately led him to seek out the AFP's Certified Corporate FP&A Professional credential, which was exactly the right designation to help him advance his career.

  • Keys to Bridging the Talent Gap in FP&A

    Finding the right talent is becoming harder. Nowhere is this more evident than in the role of financial planning and analysis (FP&A). It requires professionals to forecast a company’s financials using an intimate understanding of the organization’s historical performance and the key assumptions and trends that will shape its future.

  • APAC FP&A Advisory Council Discusses Control vs. Value-focused Finance

    Th finance organization has been flux for decades, striving to expand its role from financial control to a business advisor who adds value through quantitative and strategic acumen. The APAC FP&A Advisory Council held a discussion around this topic and explained how their organizations function through both a control- and value-focused lens.


Recent Webinars

  • What the CEO and Board Expect from Finance Today

    In this webinar, an expert panel will outline what boards expect from finance and treasury today, expectations to drive greater liquidity, and strategies to protect cash, liquidity and balance sheets. Key discussion points include working capital management, borrowing strategies, FX hedging and organic currency reduction, cost reduction initiatives, and Panelists will also discuss best practices clients use in managing through the storm to keep an even keel.

Featured Podcasts

  • The CFO's Role in Professional Development

    In this episode of AFP Conversations, Jim Kaitz, President and CEO of AFP, discusses professional development with Mark McGivney, Chief Financial Officer of Marsh and McLennan Companies. This interview covers the skills that finance professionals will need to continue to be competitive, as well as the short and long-term impact of COVID-19 on finance organizations.

FP&A Profiles

Read in-depth profiles about professionals working in the financial planning and analysis community.

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