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Financial Planning & Analysis: What It Is & Why It's Important

 
  Arthur F. Rothberg, Managing Director, CFO Edge, LLC  
   
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Executives leading small and mid-sized businesses sometimes believe financial planning and analysis (FP&A) is only beneficial for large corporations.

In fact, companies of any size can gain a host of positive outcomes from applying FP&A's strategic and forward-planning processes.

Reviewed are how FP&A differs from traditional accounting, implementation hurdles, and recommended first-step components.

The full article includes research findings that show more companies are moving toward some key elements of financial planning and analysis such as rolling budgeting and forecasting - and that these adopters report effective business analysis as a result.

Los Angeles and Southern California executives who are interested in the benefits of FP&A - but who don’t have in-house bandwidth or resources - may be interested in talking with a CFO services professional.

A resource of this nature brings a proven track record helping many companies achieve financial planning and analysis benefits without the expenses of hiring full-time FP&A resources.

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