Why Polyvalence is a critical skill requirement for Finance Business Partners?

The finance profession is going through an intensive mutation as a result of the markets dynamics that western corporations are facing. From the de-localization of the transactional finance functions (Bookkeeping, billing, AP , AR etc..) to various shared services across the globe to the aggressive competition into various mature or growing industries and the…

Why “Short-term” strategic decisions cannot be just “Short” to Finance Business Partners?

It is a fact that business realities are dynamic and companies have to adjust or adapt frequently their tactical and operational strategies in order to adapt , cope or mitigate changing winds of the business sea.

It is very common that at certain stages of the cycle, the business might be obliged to make an adhoc decision either to cope with raw materials shortages or to improve the sale performance of some key trades intermediaries.