Alexander, Jack

Financial Planning & Analysis and Performance Management

Alexander, Jack - Financial Planning & Analysis and Performance Management, ebook


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Critical insights for savvy financial analysts

Financial Planning & Analysis and Performance Management is the essential desk reference for CFOs, FP&A professionals, investment banking professionals, and equity research analysts. With thought-provoking discussion and refreshing perspective, this book provides insightful reference for critical areas that directly impact an organization’s effectiveness. From budgeting and forecasting, analysis, and performance management, to financial communication, metrics, and benchmarking, these insights delve into the cornerstones of business and value drivers. Dashboards, graphs, and other visual aids illustrate complex concepts and provide reference at a glance, while the author’s experience as a CFO, educator, and general manager leads to comprehensive and practical analytical techniques for real world application.

Financial analysts are under constant pressure to perform at higher and higher levels within the realm of this consistently challenging function. Though areas ripe for improvement abound, true resources are scarce—until now. This book provides real-world guidance for analysts ready to:

  • Assess performance of FP&A function and develop improvement program
  • Improve planning and forecasting with new and provocative thinking
  • Step up your game with leading edge analytical tools and practical solutions
  • Plan, analyze and improve critical business and value drivers
  • Build analytical capability and effective presentation of financial information
  • Effectively evaluate capital investments in uncertain times

The most effective analysts are those who are constantly striving for improvement, always seeking new solutions, and forever in pursuit of enlightening resources with real, useful information. Packed with examples, practical solutions, models, and novel approaches, Financial Planning & Analysis and Performance Management is an invaluable addition to the analyst’s professional library. Access to a website with many of the tools introduced are included with the purchase of the book.


financial analyst resources; financial analyst reference; CFO reference; financial analyst advice; financial analyst guidelines; financial analyst tips; financial analyst effectiveness; financial analyst productivity; financial models; CFO resources; financial planning; budgeting; performance management; financial services; financial analytics; analytics; financial communication; investment banking;; capital investment decisions; valuation; value drivers; Financial Planning and Analysis; FP&A; Dashboards; key performance indicators; data visualization; measuring innovation; measuring agility; measuring human capital; rolling forecasts; long-term projections; benchmarking; competitor analysis

John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
Wiley Finance
Page amount
640 pages
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