CFO Services

Contents and business processes that are nowadays managed by the CFO office have grown in quantity and complexity over time. The Company's financial health is only one of the goals of the modern CFO. 

They are in fact increasingly involved in setting operational, commercial and IT strategy, driving their companies safely through tighter credit markets, more complex regulation and unstable trading conditions.

For this reason, Corporate Performance Management (CPM) projects are extremely high on the CFO's initiatives list. The most crucial priorities in this area are fully addressed by CPM suites, including performance scorecard; budgeting and rolling forecast; Financial planning and Analysis; financial consolidation; and profitability. 

The CFO core activity includes therefore a whole set of models, techniques and processes that are extremely interconnected and most of the time technology driven. SDG is able to meet all these needs through a dedicated and unique competence center: the CFO Services. 

 

SDG's best practice in this area include:

  • CPM
  • Consolidation & Financial Reporting
  • Integrated Planning
  • Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A)
  • Finance & Risk Management
  • Cost Accounting
  • Enterprise value & cash-flow forecasting
  • Corporate Process Compliance

CPM

Comprehensive dashboarding and dynamic management reporting are the first and most evident benefits coming from a Corporate Performance Management environment. In the quest for competitive advantage, CPM allows also to monitor and manage the business performance, improving effectiveness and focusing on how organizations develop, implement and monitor strategic plans.

Consolidation & closing

Optimizing a rapid close and an effective financial consolidation system let your organization to access information quickly, saving time for extra analysis, improve quality and offer a faster check&report cycle.
The need of increasing the accuracy of financial reporting can be satisfied by monitoring and reacting timely during the close cycle.

Integrated planning

Integrated Planning is key to reaching operational excellence and more pragmatic deployment strategies. The process of identifying a prioritized critical path defining the drivers of growth provides the opportunity to better integrate, at operational level, sales targets and business control.