FREE Resources to Help You in Your Work in Finance
All the resources below were created to try to give you a kickstart or a helping hand with some aspect of work in a Finance function. All downloads are FREE, with no strings attached.
The Value of Finance (3-part video series)
For a short time only, this free 3-part video series describes how the Finance function can add value to the business. Andy Burrows describes how Finance needs to go further than recording and commentating on business performance, and start to drive it. He shows a framework and approach to doing just that, and gives some pointers to the way the Finance team may have to change to enable them to do it. Available now, but not for much longer!
Finance Business Partnering Cheat Sheet
This spreadsheet template leads you through a step by step process of collecting information and assessing it to work out Finance business partnering priorities. From that information you should be able to develop a coherent action plan that will get your Finance Business Partners focused on driving business performance.
Business Case Templates
A full, detailed, editable MS Word business case template. PLUS a financial evaluation spreadsheet model. PLUS explanatory notes to aid use. These should give you a great start to producing some solid business cases for projects, and can be tailored and amended as much as you need.
Short Guide to Finance Transformation
A 30-page ebook showing how Finance Transformation programmes can be built on firm analytical and strategic foundations. This is essential if Finance is to have a viable business case for transformational change.... And leading the business by example in value-based, benefits-driven change projects is critical if Finance is to do its job well.