The Finance function has been constantly challenged to re-shape and evolve globally over the past few years and Switzerland is no exception to that.

Finance is now moving away from a transactional to a more strategic role. Today, regulators, boards, commercial functions and external stakeholders expect Finance to be a true business partner. Why? Because Finance is in a unique position to provide the insights needed to drive real-time decision making and to elevate business performance. CFOs are perfectly placed to see how disruption can spell opportunity for businesses but the agility to act fast is today more than ever, critical.

Factors such as rapid technological advancements, relentless regulatory changes, the rise of agile enterprise models, an explosion of data, and a heightened need for analytics have combined to place an abundance of new demands on the Finance function. While these demands can seem daunting, with the right operating model, tools and talent Finance can rise to a strategic leadership role.

Four areas Finance needs to address

If finance is to deliver the value demanded by the modern enterprise, it needs to address four aspects of its performance.

Is your Finance function future ready?

Participate in the KPMG Banking Finance Function Benchmarking (BFFB) to get exclusive forward-looking insights.

BFFB benefits

  • Detailed executive report comparing your Finance Function across the banking industry
  • 1-2 hours playback session concentrating on high value insights from the executive report
  • Participants also receive a 70-page report with industry benchmarks and trends
  • Access to the benchmarking executive roundtable events in UK, Switzerland, Canada, Singapore, UAE, and Sweden
  • Access to P2P sessions with opportunities to discuss trends under Chatham house rules.

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If you have questions about finance function topics, don't hesitate to contact me.

Kevin de Verteuil

Partner, Financial Services, Transformation

 

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