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The Financial Management (FM) magazine podcast series features conversations with executives and thought leaders in management accounting. We discuss topics including governance, risk management, performance management, technology, corporate strategy, and leadership. Interviews are conducted by FM editors and contributors.

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The Financial Management (FM) magazine podcast series features conversations with executives and thought leaders in management accounting. We discuss topics including governance, risk management, performance management, technology, corporate strategy, and leadership. Interviews are conducted by FM editors and contributors.

    An intense rowing challenge and its management accounting lessons

    An intense rowing challenge and its management accounting lessons

    David Tiplady, ACMA, CGMA, head of commercial, Vodafone Automotive, is in training for an intriguing and difficult competition. He’s part of a four-man team rowing without support across the Atlantic Ocean, from the Canary Islands to the Caribbean, in 2023.
    He joins host Kyle Hannan to discuss the planning and training that’s underway, along with contingencies already being considered, well before the team hits the open water. He shares advice for reaching a stretch goal, concern about marlin strikes, and risk management lessons.

    • 22 min
    ‘Unlocking hidden value’: Why purpose should be more central to business

    ‘Unlocking hidden value’: Why purpose should be more central to business

    Harvard Business School professor and author Ranjay Gulati says that sentiment is growing among business leaders that companies have a larger role to play than simply providing shareholder value.
    He joined the FM podcast to discuss that topic and others highlighted in his recent book, Deep Purpose: The Heart and Soul of High-Performance Companies.
    Gulati explains about when he realised the expectation “that businesses have to do more” is growing dramatically and what a leader at Lego said about finding purpose.

    • 20 min
    Freezing and unfreezing: Thoughts on the redesign of work

    Freezing and unfreezing: Thoughts on the redesign of work

    Well before the COVID-19 pandemic led to a remote work revolution, Lynda Gratton was thinking about how work should be redesigned. Gratton, an author, consultant, and professor, is a world-renowned expert on organisational behaviour. She joined the FM podcast to discuss some of the thoughts in her new book, Redesigning Work: How to Transform Your Organisation and Make Hybrid Work for Everyone.
    Gratton also spoke about what organisations around the world are saying about the future of hybrid work and what she’s learned from keeping a journal for more than two years.

    • 19 min
    Better risk management: A worthy pursuit at a critical time

    Better risk management: A worthy pursuit at a critical time

    Risk management is no longer an annual, tick-the-box exercise. It’s a regular, vital part of an organisation’s business plan. To provide a framework and questions that risk leaders should consider, a new tool has been developed and published.
    Jeff Parkison, CPA, CGMA, a US finance leader, is a co-author of the updated document, which is called “ERM Insights for the Financial Risk Leader”. He explains why enhanced risk management is needed and how the tool and its checklists can help organisations.

    • 16 min
    Excel tips: Top 4 functions to improve efficiency in 2022

    Excel tips: Top 4 functions to improve efficiency in 2022

    In this second part of this series on Excel, Liam Bastick, FCMA, CGMA, an Excel MVP, shares what he thinks are the top functions for accountants and finance professionals, Excel’s limitations, and what he thinks is the future direction of this most popular spreadsheet software in the world.

    • 22 min
    Excel tips: Power Query, LAMBDA function, and why Excel is still relevant today

    Excel tips: Power Query, LAMBDA function, and why Excel is still relevant today

    In this first episode of a two-part FM podcast series on Excel with FM contributor and Excel trainer Liam Bastick, FCMA, CGMA, we look at the most common mistake accountants make when using Excel, whether Excel is outdated and should be replaced with other software, and the new LAMBDA function.

    • 17 min

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