- FAO Solutions Providers Take The Extra-Mile To Push For Industry Growth
Every sport has its players and guidelines, and just like in a race there is an underdog and a crowd favorite. This is quite similar to how finance and accounting outsourcing is being perceived by the outsourcing industry experts today since there are those solutions providers which the market prefers over the others.
- Beyond the Basics: Finance and Accounting Outsourcing
A deeper look into the Finance processes being outsourced and the processes which are perhaps being overlooked within the Finance and Accounting function.
- Why 'Pick and Mix' is the Key to Successful Financial Outsourcing
In some territories ‘outsourcing’ is still a dirty word, but all this will change over the coming years as organizations see the cost benefits of a blended approach, explains Technicolor’s Rick Floore
- Financial Services Outsourcing - Alive and Well
With the global recovery and mounting tension within the outsourcing industry, one sector that has quietly faded into the background is the financial services outsourcing industry.
- Critical Steps to ensuring a smooth F&A Transition
There are actions that can be taken before, during and after outsourcing to increase the likeliness of success. eBay takes you though their transition journey...
- Finance and Accounting Outsourcing Update: New and Old Players, Destinations
Prospects for finance and accounting outsourcing have been high as more businesses seek to focus more on core processes to grow their business.
- Financial Shared Services - The Next Generation
This article presents the survey findings by APQC, followed by a discussion of why these are so important for financial and accounting professionals today.
- 7 Trends to Watch in F&A Outsourcing
Is the Finance and Accounting (F&A) party over? F&A outsourcing was the obvious first choice for organizations looking to outsource or offshore their back office work. But things feel different today. It is as if the credit crunch decapitated any residual demand for F&A BPO. This is certainly a popular perspective, but here we predict a new set of trends emerging..
- Executive Dilemma: How do you Know if Your Cost Structure is Optimum?
Historically, benchmarking has been the first step, but there are other options. Map the alternatives to determine the best fit for your situation
- A look at Improvements in the Order-to-Cash Processes - Integrated Process Management at HP
SSON talk to senior managers Gabriela Manzo and Ramon Rodriguez at HP’s Guadalajara business services center. Both will be sharing insights on Integrated Process Management at Finance Transformation in Chicago from 28-30 September.
- Align shared services and finance to generate savings
SSON interviews Thomas Nash, vice president, Ministry Health, who'll be speaking at the Finance Transformation 2010 conference.
- Automating and Outsourcing Procure to Pay
SSON speaks to John Douglas, Vice President, Hess Corporation, on automating, standardizing and streamlining P2P processes and how this can benefit a company.
- Improving End-to-End Processes
Oscar Vincenti, Business Process Manager at CEMEX USA, tells SSON more about improving End-to-End processes, the Process Management Service Approach and what he expects from the Finance Transformation 2010 conference.
- The Strategic Value of Centralized Collections
Helen Sanders, Director of Asymmetric Solutions Ltd runs through some of the challenges and issues involved in centralizing collections, and provides examples of how companies have addressed them. You will better understand the drivers, challenges, benefits and trends of how to make the move to Finance & Accounting Shared Services Centers. Key learning’s include: Getting Paid on Time, Identifying Collections Quickly, Enhancing working capital, Overcoming Obstacles and Implementing shared services at a global employment services provider.
- Top 10 Tips for an Optimal O2C Process
SSON guides you through O2C optimization. The lifeblood of the business, the fuel for the corporate machine is money. And it’s O2C’s job to secure it and pipe it in, as smoothly and efficiently as possible. Choke up here and you’re depriving your organization of critical energy at the worst possible time; get all channels running fluently, however, and without obstruction, and you’ll be driving the business forwards on injections of high-octane cash.
- Metrics to implement Global Process Ownership
Hackett’s finance metric demonstrates how global process ownership is challenging to implement but can help finance to deliver great enterprise value from its processes.