The playing field for financial departments has expanded tremendously over the years. Merely focusing on financial reporting and compliance won’t cut it any longer. Your organisation expects a finance office that identifies opportunities and can substantiate strategic decisions with valuable information. A finance office that rapidly anticipates changing laws and regulations and that brings the story behind the financial numbers to life for stakeholders. We call this Smart Finance at Kadenza.
The story behind the numbers
From a more facilitating role, the CFO is becoming the catalyst for change and decision-making, to an increasing extent. Not only does the CFO know what is happening in the organisation, but also what will happen, what the impact will be, and how to deal with that. How well can you meet the increasing need for knowledge and information? With Smart Finance, you become a Chief Performance Officer.
Pamper your stakeholders
You also want to exceed the expectations of clients, managers, shareholders, regulators and legislative bodies. Merely complying with regulations like IFRS, NL GAAP or Sarbanes-Oxley, will not suffice. You want to explain. Provide insight. Enrich reports with analyses and visualisations that expose causes and correlations. Not only does Smart Finance give meaning to this, but we also help you to deliver fast, with a reliable and verifiable fast close process.
A strong basis
Smart Finance demands a strong foundation. A financial department with properly organised processes for consolidation, budgeting, reporting and forecasting. With fully automated data streams that guarantee reliable and verifiable information. Our consultants help you to create this foundation. This will automatically free up time for what-if analyses and data visualisation.
Smart Finance is no instant solution, but a goal that you work towards, step by step. It requires a well-considered master plan. Therefore, we developed a reference model, to figure out which gaps remain in your financial department. Allowing you to quickly determine which steps must still be taken, and how to prioritise them. This automatically leads to a roadmap for the development of a smart finance organisation, in a well-considered project programme. We will naturally advise you on the best software solutions for your situation. If you prefer, we will first convince you with a proof of concept for a specific business case.
Trend-watcher and author Christian Kromme explains:
“Trust is great, but data is better!”
- Machine learning and artificial intelligence offer unprecedented opportunities
- The technology is becoming increasingly accessible to end users
- The self-service aspect means the value of analytics increases tremendously
Clients appreciate us for our sincere interest, professionalism and the results that we achieve.
- Business applications, organisation or technology: our employees know what is involved.
- We build bridges in the data-driven organisation. Bridges between business and IT and between technology and user.
- The experience that we have acquired is incorporated into tools, methods and reusable knowledge.