Simplify and streamline your way to a winning legacy
The Financial Controller and CFO's Toolkit is a hybrid handbook and toolkit with over 100 lean practice solutions and a wealth of practical tools for senior financial managers of small, midsized and large companies. This book outlines the mindset of paradigm shifters relevant to future-ready finance teams, and contains guidelines on how to become an effective change leader. Guidance from world leading expert David Parmenter provides the insight and tools you need to reach your true leadership potential and achieve more for your organization. Packed with templates and checklists, this book helps you adhere to the best practices in reporting, forecasting, KPIs, planning, strategy, and technology. The companion website--a complete toolbox for positive, entrenched change--gives you access to additional resources that reinforce The Financial Controller and CFO's Toolkit strategy.
This new second edition has been updated to reflect the latest practices and technology to streamline your workflow and get more done in less time--without sacrificing quality or accuracy. As an all-in-one resource for the CFO role, this book provides a clear, practical strategy for demonstrating your value to your organization.
- Selling and leading change effectively
- Get more accurate information from your KPIs
- Attracting, recruiting and retaining talented staff
- Invest in and implement new essential tools
- Investing wisely in 21st century technologies
Report the month-end within three days, implement quarterly rolling forecasting, complete the annual plan in two weeks or less, and bring your firm into the 21st century with key tools that get the job done. Be the CFO that your organization needs and the leader that your teams deserve. The Financial Controller and CFO's Toolkit gives you everything you need to achieve more by doing less.
About the Author
DAVID PARMENTER is an international presenter who is known for his thought-provoking and lively sessions resulting in substantial change in many organizations.David is a leading expert on lean finance team practices, rolling forecasting and planning, and the development of winning KPIs. His work on KPIs is recognized internationally as a breakthrough in understanding how to make performance measures work. He has delivered interactive workshops in 31 countries over the last 20 years. Parmenter has worked for Ernst & Young, BP Oil Ltd., Arthur Andersen, and PricewaterhouseCoopers, and is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. He is a regular writer for professional and business journals.He is also the author of Key Performance Indicators: Developing, Implementing, and Using Winning KPIs; Key Performance Indicators for Government and Non Profit Agencies: Implementing Winning KPIs; and The Leading-Edge Manager's Guide to Success (all published by Wiley).David Parmenter can be contacted via firstname.lastname@example.org or +64 4 499 0007. His website www.davidparmenter.com contains many white papers, articles, and the electronic version of all the templates in this book.