Published: 20 February 2019
Analyst(s): Finance Research Team
Review this research to learn about the frameworks and principles corporate FP&A leaders should follow to determine the optimum location of different front office activities, sustaining performance of decision-maker support without sacrificing efficiency and scale.
The Current State of Finance Front Office
Determining the Future State of Front Office Activities
Decision Framework for Organizing Activities
3 Principles to Evaluate Activity Location
Principle 1: Centralize Periodic Forecasting and Budgeting at a Shared Location
Principle 2: Reduce FP&A Ownership of Routine Decision Support Activities
Principle 3: Reduce Corporate FP&A Ownership of Judgment-Based Activities as Locus of Decision Moves Away From the Center
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