CFOs are struggling to meet the increasing and competing demands of the business, particularly in the current economic climate. The compliance burden has grown, the finance function is subject to increasing cost pressure, whilst the demand for more and better management information challenges the function to do more at lower cost.
CFOs are juggling three agendas; Insight, Efficiency, Compliance and Control, and turning to us to help them strike the right balance. They want to secure the finance function to support the business during the downturn, but lay the groundwork to build a high performing function for the future.
Creating a case for change
A number of factors are creating a hunger for sustainable change in the finance function:
Compliance and reporting triggers