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.
Finance or management students should read this book in order to gain valuable insight into the exciting yet demanding working life in hospitality industry. The jump-start pointers as highlighted in this book will save you many months and years in moving up the ladder, from finance staff to full-fledged Financial Controller. Learn from someone who has moved from audit articled clerk to Director of Finance attached to a five-star international chain hotel.
Bachelor Thesis from the year 2011 in the subject Hotel Industry / Catering, grade: 1,25, University of Brighton, language: English, abstract: The overall aim of the study was to examine the relevance of the hotel financial controllers’ role in luxury hotel chains today and especially in the future. The impact of new technology, as well as trends and new business approaches are general issues in the luxury hotel industry and affects the hotel financial controller as well. This thesis seeks to answer the question, if there is a requirement for hotel financial controller and which are potential mid-and long term threats for them. In addition, this work analyzed and identified which skills are necessary to manage the position as a hotel financial controller. The primary research approach, adopted in this dissertation, involves in-depth interviews with seven authorized professionals from the international luxury hotel industry. The conclusion of this study is that the hotel financial controller will be ...
Release on 2008 | by Jae K. Shim,Joel G. Siegel,Nick Dauber
Author: Jae K. Shim,Joel G. Siegel,Nick Dauber
Category: Business & Economics
CCH's Corporate Controller's Handbook of Financial Management is a comprehensive source of practical solutions, strategies, techniques, procedures, and formulas covering all key aspects of accounting and financial management. Its examples, checklists, step-by-step instructions, and other practical working tools simplify complex financial management issues and give CFOs, corporate financial managers, and controllers quick answers to day-to-day questions.
This book provides not only practical guidance on how to manage resources but also a critical examination of the conventional techniques of financial planning and control through the introduction of new approaches. Additional chapters have been added to introduce Strategic Management Accounting, Activity Based Costing and the Balanced Scorecard, New Performance Measures, Venture Capital, Knowledge Management and Outsourcing, and Financial Considerations of eBusiness. In this third edition, the book has been revised to encourage the reader to think about and reflect upon the emergence of recent principles and practices related to financial planning and control. While it is addressed primarily to business managers with an interest in financial planning and control, the range of subjects covered and the breadth of approach adopted by many of the contributors will make the Handbook of Financial Planning and Control especially useful to those managers in non-financial functions (as well as students of management) who must reconcile theory with the everyday reality of modern business practice.
Pauline Weetman's innovative new text expertly guides students over the stepping stones of management accounting and provides a solid foundation across first and second levels as a basis for further specialist study. The text is clear and well structured and brings an imaginative approach to student learning with its emphasis throughout on allowing students to practice the application of theory. Key features include: comprehensive coverage of management accounting topics; provides a number of unique case studies complete with innovative ideas for interactive teaching sessions, as well as engag.
There are strong similarities between the French and French-inspired African PEM systems in terms of the legal setting, rules, and procedures. However, there are differences in practice, particularly in accounting and reporting, audit, and external control. Among the African countries themselves, there are many common features but also marked differences in audit and external control.
Financial Management Principles and Practice, second edition is fundamentally designed to serve as an introduction to the study of Financial Management for students, Financial professionals, teachers and managers. The developments in the capital market and the new avenues available to tackle the traditional financial constraints have placed the present day finance manager in a situation to learn new skills and constantly update knowledge to take financial decision in a competitive environment, develop a familiarity with the analytical techniques and understand the theories of modern finance. Financial Management Principles and Practice is designed as a comprehensive and analytical treatise to fill the gaps. l The book seeks to build and develop familiarity with the analytical techniques in financial decision making in the competitive world. l This book covers the requirement for discussion to help Practitioners, managers, Financial professionals, academicians and students reason out Financial Management issues for themselves and thus be better prepared when making real-world investment decisions.l The book is structured in such a way that it can be used in both semester as well as trimester patterns of various MBA, M.Com, PGDM, PGP, PG Courses of all major universities, CA, CS, CFA, CWA, CPA of Professional and autonomous institutions.l It provides complete clarity in a simple style, which will help the students in easy understanding.l Discussion as well as mind stretching questions at the end of each chapter to stimulate financial decision making.l Concepts are explained with a number of illustrations and diagrams for clear understanding of subject matter. l The strong point of the book is its easy readability and clear explanation as well as extensive use of Case Study's and Project Works (more then 27 cases) which have been included in many chapters for Class discussion, EDP and FDP.DISTINCTIVE FEATURES OF THIS EDITION:v Provides complete clarity in a simple style v 628 Solved Problemsv 259 Unsolved Problemsv Seven new chapters included v 399 Review questions (theoretical questions)v 212 Fill in the blanks with answersv 101 True or false questions with answers v 26 case study's for class discussion v Discussion as well as mind stretching questions at the end of each chapter to stimulate financial decision making