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Popular Finance Articles

    • FPAC: Making a Successful Transition from Accounting to FP&A

      AFP recently caught up with Kamlesh Bhojwani, FPAC, senior director and head of Finance, Facilities & Finance Shared Services at AMH’s Global Capability Center (GCC) in India, to discuss his decision to earn the FPAC, and how it has affected his life and career journey.
    • FP&A is the Forefront of Transformation

      AFP recently spoke with Connagh Hopkins, head of Business Planning and Reporting for Western Power, as part of our spotlight on members of our APAC FP&A Advisory Council (FPAAC). Hopkins shared with us her perspective on using 'finance' to describe her role and her thoughts on educating others to see past assumptions of the description.
    • Let’s Talk Talent: How is Finance Practiced Differently Now?

      How has finance talent changed today? What changes have you noticed or consciously made in what you look for, or how have you trained your people up differently? AFP’s Asia Pacific FP&A Advisory Council considered this question at their February meeting, and what emerged was an understanding of a finance function in flux.
    • 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.
    • 6 Steps to an Effective Financial Statement Analysis

      For any financial professional, it is important to know how to effectively analyze the financial statements of a firm. There are generally six steps to developing an effective analysis of financial statements.
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        Untitled (180 × 180 px)FP&A Series: Get Your Talent Right
        10 November at 11:00 am SGT

        This complimentary virtual event will focus on the evolution of FP&A and making sure you and your team have the skills needed for the future so that you are not left behind. Hear from leading organizations, like Shell and Michael Page, to see how they are approaching this change for their team, their organization and their own career paths. 

        Learn more and register today for this complimentary virtual event.


        Recent Webinars

        • Better Business Partnering Leads to Better Strategy

          CFOs have been transforming FP&A for years, largely through the implementation of technologies and new terms of art. Jim Kaitz of AFP hosted the authors of Bain & Company’s research report examining why FP&A Is Falling Short of CFO Expectations. Bain’s expert partner on finance and digital transformation Steve Beam will join business partnering expert Anders Liu-Lindberg and AFP’s Bryan Lapidus as they dive into the substance of Bain’s report, discuss recommendations for how FP&A can become a better business partner, and share their own findings and perspectives. WATCH

        FP&A Profiles

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

        Junn Nguyen

        FPAC: Remaining Agile Through Constant Change

        Junn Nguyen, FPAC
        Senior Financial Analyst
        Illumina, Singapore

        Nozomi AbeFPAC: Developing a Career in FP&A

        Nozomi Abe, FPAC
        Financial Analyst
        Qualcomm, Japan

        Tharanga Gunasekara_FPAC

        FP&A Profile: The Pandemic Led to His Dream Job

        Tharanga Gunasekara, FPAC
        Finance Performance Analyst
        AMP Australia


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