There is a lot of talk these days about how finance organizations can become more strategic by “partnering with the business”. It’s the same everywhere, all over the world. But, it looks different depending on where you sit in the world, and within your organization.
In APJ CFOs and finance organizations are also being asked to become more strategic, and businesses here are growing so fast that this is imperative. One of the challenges is, they do not always have the technology and infrastructure to do all the tactical things finance has to do and also undertake more proactive, strategic initiatives and still do both things well.