Financial Reporting – Have You Seen the Light?
For many routine tasks, the need to just get it done tends to overshadow the inefficiencies and pain along the way. Then, once the task is complete, those irritations are quickly forgotten and your mind moves onto the next task. That is, until the offending task pops up again. Periodic financial reporting is a great […]
VLOG: 3 Ways Finance and Marketing Can Stay Aligned During the Quarter
In order to grow a company, finance and marketing have to stay in lock-step. Saran Raksincharoensak, Finance Director, and Amanda DePaul, Vice President of Demand Generation at Planful, sit down to discuss how they work closely together to ensure alignment and help grow the business. In this video, they’ll focus on three reports: actual spend vs budget, historical channel ROI, and customer acquisition cost (CAC).
4 Reports Every FP&A Team Should Be Using
Corporate FP&A teams use both quantitative and qualitative analysis of all financial and operational aspects of a company to evaluate the company’s progress toward achieving its financial goals and to map out future goals and plans. FP&A Managers utilize financial and economic trends to review past company performance and attempt to predict opportunities and anticipate challenges, all while working towards forecasting a company’s future financial results.
What is EBITDA?
If you’ve seen our I heart EBITDA stickers, you know that Finance is obsessed with this funky acronym and provides a great deal of insight into the business. As the corporate controller for Planful, I recently got asked what EBITDA is and why do I like it so much. Well, now I’m taking the opportunity to explain it.
Why Semi-Annual Financial Reporting isn’t Going to Work
Planful’ CFO, Ian Charles gives us his perspective on quarterly vs semi-annual financial reporting. What are the different sides of the debate, how a CFO can reduce the reporting burden, and why quarterly reporting is still the way to go.
Our Latest Innovation Makes Financial Reporting in Microsoft Office REAL Easy
Finance is stressed. It’s challenging to be always working under tight deadlines and monthly reporting crunches while trying to cobble together accurate financial data from across enterprise systems.
Moving Financial Consolidation and Reporting to the Cloud – Webinar Recap
Ho-hum, another quarter-end close has passed. This process might seem routine, but how well is your monthly/quarterly close and reporting cycle working?
What Is Financial Reporting?
Financial reporting is the disclosure of financial results and related information to management and external stakeholders (e.g., investors, customers, regulators) about how a company is performing over a specific period of time.
How CFOs Can Lose Less Sleep Over Financial Reporting
It’s that time of year. Another quarter has ended, and it’s time for Finance to close the books, analyze the results, and do quarterly financial reporting for management and external stakeholders.
How to Reduce the Pain of Board Reporting
Timely and accurate board reporting is a critical need in any organization. However, many Finance departments struggle in pulling together the variety of data required – reports, charts, graphs, and textual commentary.