Gartner Research

4 Steps for High-Impact Management Reporting

Published: 05 February 2019

ID: G00431515

Analyst(s): Finance Research Team

Summary

Corporate controllers devote significant resources to management reporting but struggle to meet the needs of internal stakeholders. This research assesses finance’s current maturity at management reporting and outlines approaches for overcoming four common challenges that reduce its impact.

Table Of Contents

Occasion for Research

4 Common Problems With Management Reporting

Reports Generate Multiple Versions of the Truth

Reports Lack Operational, External or Forward-Looking Perspective

Reports Arrive too Late for Planning and Performance Management Actions

Report Formats Are Not Intuitive Enough

Conclusion

About This Research

Endnotes

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