FP&A - Financial Planning & Analysis Foundations
What you'll learn
- Understand what is FP&A
- Understand why FP&A sits closer to the CFO
- Understand 4 key pillars of FP&A which are Budgeting, Forecasting, Variance Analysis, Profitability Analysis
- Be confident about FP&A function, irrespective of the industry that you work in
- Learn the traits of a successful FP&A professional
- Basic Accounting Knowledge
Do you want to be a successful FP&A professional?
Here is an interesting fact, FP&A is not about fancy dashboards, tools or excel modelling. Tools are only an aid and not a substitute to strong conceptual foundations. The main aim of FP&A function is to enable senior management to take right decisions by providing the right set of reports.
It is important to learn performance conversations like revenue, gross margins, product profitability, client profitability, recharges & allocations, management commentaries and so on…
Based on my experience of being a CFO & Finance Business Partner to 5 CEOs and over a dozen business heads, I bring to you my course FP&A Foundations.
After this course, you will be able to,
Understand what is FP&A
Understand why FP&A sits closer to the CFO
Understand 4 key pillars of FP&A which are Budgeting, Forecasting, Variance Analysis, Profitability Analysis.
Be confident about FP&A function, irrespective of the industry that you work in.
Learn the successful traits of FP&A professional.
Why this course?
Historically, certifications like CA, CMA, CPA and others have always been compliance focused.
Other certifications out there are ‘Ratios & Analyst’ focused.
This course enables you to pick up practical concepts about FP&A in least amount of time invested.
Content is sector agnostic.
Who this course is for:
- Finance & Accounting professionals who would like to start working in FP&A.
- CA, CMA, CPA, MBAs... with 0-5 years of work ex, who would like to understand about how FP&A function operates in a company
Qualified Chartered Accountant from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India & a certified General Management Professional from Indian Institute of Management - Ahmedabad (IIM-A) with close to 10 years of experience in business finance roles with leading multinationals. All my roles demanded working alongside various levels of management & cross functional teams. Adept in understanding business needs and recommending effective finance partnering solutions to stake holders.
My passion has always been to teach people like you everything I know about finance and give you some practical tips to make finance your ally.