Being Planful is the show for FP&A leaders, and planning experts. We will bring you discussions with thought leaders, planning experts from across industries, and folks just like you to discuss how you too can break free of the low-value work and become the strategic advisor you aspire to be.
Navigating Growth, Detail & Data Integrity in Private Equity | Jonathan Blythe
Live from Planful Perform23, our user conference that took place earlier this year in Chicago, podcast host Rowan Tonkin and Jonathan Blythe, Group CFO of Collingwood Lighting, sar down for a brief chat to discuss the challeneges and rewards of accelerated operations, growth-focused strategies, and data integrity. Tune in and hear how private equity is reshaping traditional business models for greater agility and success.
A CFO's Guide to SaaS Success | Ben Murray
On this episode, Rowan and Ben Murray, Founder of The SaaS CFO, explore the complexities of the SaaS industry and shed light on the importance of setting key metrics and benchmarks to ensure sustainable business growth and success. Discover how finance teams function as a driving force within a SaaS company and explore cutting-edge tools and innovations reshaping the Finance landscape and revolutionizing how SaaS companies operate.
The Power of Leveraging Community | Chris Argent
On this episode, Rowan Tonkin sits down with Chris Argent of GENCFO to discuss the importance of leveraging communities for finance and accounting professionals. Tune in to learn how to utilize communities as a source of wisdom, the importance of actively engaging, participating and giving value to members, how to strike a balance between community size and effectiveness to ensure meaningful interactions and manageable conversations, and more.
ESG and the Office of the CFO | Anders Liu-Lindberg
On this episode, Anders Liu-Lindberg of Business Partnering Institute takes a deep dive on ESG (environmental, social, and governance) and its impact on the Office of the CFO and the business. Tune in to hear Anders' thoughts on why the Office of the CFO should be proactive about ESG efforts and look for opportunities to create value, how it can play a role in shaping a profitable business that also leaves a positive impact on the world, why ESG should be a business-wide initiative, and more.
Finance: The Nervous System of the Business | Jeremy Foster
Jeremy Foster, CFO at Talroo, describes the finance function as the “nervous system” of the business. He has a track record of joining companies during times of growth and change, and is tasked with helping them scale in a healthy, sustainable way. How? By developing a unique set of KPIs that function for the business and its product lines, delivering timely information that's relevant and useful for decision-making, and staying in constant communication in order to respond to changing market conditions. Like a nervous system, sending the right signals from the finance team to the right stakeholders keeps the company healthy and focused on strategies for success. Tune in to the full episode to learn more.
Driving Company Culture as a CFO | Erik Nakamura
Take a deep dive into all things company culture with Erik Nakamura, CFO at Orange Comet. In this episode, Erik shares his thoughts on a CFO’s role in defining culture, how focusing on diversity, equity and inclusion leads to innovation, and why treating your people how THEY want to be treated will drive success across your organization.
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Great Podcast for Finance People
Great Podcast for Finance People
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