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  • 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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      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.

      Kamlesh Bhojwani, FPAC

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

      Kamlesh Bhojwani, FPAC
      Senior Director - Head of Finance, Facilities & Finance Shared Services
      AMH’s Global Capability Center, India


      Kelvin Chu, FPAC

      FPAC Profile - Kelvin Chu: An Advocate for Modern Accounting Found FP&A

      Kelvin Chu, CA, CFA, FPAC
      Group Financial Controller
      Sanford Limited, New Zealand


      Xin Gan

      Finance: Turning Purpose Into Performance

      Xin Gan
      Finance Controller
      Valeo Service China


      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

      Connagh Hopkins_AFP

      FP&A is the Forefront of Transformation

      Connagh Hopkins
      Head of Business Planning and Reporting
      Western Power, Australia

      Claire Lu

      A Day-in-the-Life: Claire Lu

      Claire Lu
      FP&A Manager
      Hologic, Australia

      Adrien Hebert

      FPAC: Using Finance to Focus on Decision-Making Process

      Adrien Hebert, FPAC
      Operations Specialist
      Appian, Australia

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