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The evolution of FP&A into a CFO strategic asset

The financial planning and analysis (FP&A) function has come a long way from its origin to measure how well operational divisions were sticking to goals in the annual budget. Today, the function is considered an essential strategic asset that any fast-growth company can hardly be without – if it’s used correctly.

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  • CFOs: FP&A and accounting must speak the same language
  • Making FP&A analysts the CFO's braintrust
  • Modeling skills a key shift in FP&A teams, CFOs say
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Davide Savenije Editor-in-Chief at Industry Dive.