Whitepaper: Moving to a Lean Finance Function – A Journey Worth Making

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Whitepaper: Moving to a Lean Finance Function – A Journey Worth Making

NZD $250.00

This whitepaper covers the latest thinking by David Parmenter, one of the thought leaders in lean finance team practices. The course will cover quick wins that will save the finance team over 30% of their time and free them up to become more strategic. This paper also comes with many electronic templates to speed up the change process.

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This paper covers:

  • How the LEAN movement will enable your team to be more strategic and future proof
  • The eight types of waste finance teams need to avoid
  • Toyota’s 14 management principles that finance teams can adopt e.g. making innovation a daily activity
  • report month-end results faster – inside 3 working days
    • Lean reporting – fewer reports, more reports on one page, more focus on daily and weekly reports
    • Performance measures that are anti lean — the dark side of KPIs
    • Kaizen — understand how to apply continuous improvement and innovation in your daily activity
    • Why closing on a 4- 4- 5 week basis is LEAN
    • How to lock your annual plan cycle into a two week time frame
    • How to get your annual accounts signed off in 3 weeks post year end
    • Quick ways to reduce accounts payable volume by 60%
    • Quick wins that will save the finance team over 30% of time
    • reduce your chart of accounts to less than 50 P/L accounts
    • How to post-it re-engineer a process
    • Apply LEAN methodologies to give you instant results (Scrum, Kanban)
    • Selling and leading change (including an introduction to John Kotter’s work)
    • The next steps to take in the following five weeks