Better practices that today's CFOs can employ to bring value and efficiency to the teams that report to them
Helping corporate accountants from the CFOs to the management accountant implement better practices that will make a difference to their finance team's performance, Winning CFOs shows corporate accountants how to create permanent improvements in their organization's processes.
Winning CFOs shows corporate accountants how to radically transform their contribution to their organization, enhance their job satisfaction and profile, and leave a legacy of efficiency and effectiveness in every organization for which they work.
"Mr. Parmenter has created yet another fine management reference tool with his Winning CFOs book. It reveals how a CFO can be a better manager, and run an accounting and finance function that delivers world-class results. Highly recommended reading for the CFO who is committed to self-improvement."— Steven M. Bragg, Author of over 40 books, including Accounting Best Practices
"In these challenging times decision makers across the organization are looking to the CFO for more timely and insightful information. But for many CFOs this remains a pipe dream. Most of their time is spent on budgeting, reporting, and the month-end close. In this timely book, David Parmenter provides CFOs and their finance colleagues with a number of practical guidelines that will enable them to spend less time on the basic accounting routines and more time adding value and becoming a valued business partner."— Jeremy Hope, Cofounder of the Beyond Budgeting Round Table, author of Reinventing the CFO
"The CFO can make a major contribution to value creation by the use of information focusing on the critical value drivers in the business.?? These practical tools and techniques will be invaluable to the busy CFO."— Ken Lever, Chief Financial Officer,??Xchanging plc
"What we expect from a David Parmenter publication: thought provoking yet very practical: a 'how-to' guide that is a 'must???get' and 'must???implement'. David's use of checklists and planners makes this a very effective toolkit for all CFOs wishing to 'win through'.— John Petty, Managing Partner, Petty Presentations, Presenter, Business Coach/Mentor of CFOs, Host of 'Winning Through' series
"Winning CFOs shows CFOs how to be a leader and business partner. David Parmenter has come up with the perfect blend of intuitive, practical, and insightful advice."— Harry Mills, Managing Director, Mills Group; Author of Artful Persuasion and The Rainmaker's ToolkitFrom the Inside Flap:
Now CFOs, controllers and corporate accountants can learn how to adopt winning finance team better practices—and become more effective, creating a positive footprint in every organization they are part of. Why spend months on an annual planning process you know is flawed? Why spend precious time on an annual report recasting numbers that were available the first week of the new year? Why spend a week on the monthly finance report that won't be read?
Author and performance management leader David Parmenter has collected practices from more than 4,000 financial managers globally and written an A-to-Z guide on how to be an effective CFO, including:
Reporting templates for daily, weekly, and monthly reporting
Reporting month-end in three days or less
Filing the annual accounts within three weeks of year-end
Implementing quarterly rolling forecasting
Getting your KPIs to work
Completing the annual plan in two weeks or less
Investing wisely in financial systems
Developing winning leadership traits
Re-engineering processes using "post-it" stickers
Selling change to the CEO and Board
Making the finance team a great place to work
Winning CFOs is filled with templates, questionnaires, workshop agendas, draft memos and checklists to get the implementation started and take you across the line as a winning CFO. There is a companion website with electronic media (tools and webcasts) to help save you time.
Descrizione libro Wiley, 2011. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110470767502