5 Keys to Successful Scenario Planning

5 Keys to Successful Scenario Planning

In this quick demo video, you’ll see an example of what-if scenario planning in action.

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Scenario Planning Demo Video

What if you could test multiple what-if scenarios at a moment’s notice and quickly see the results?

This video shows how you can quickly adjust hiring dates to see the impact it will have on revenue so you can make an intelligent decision about whether to freeze hiring or accelerate it.

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5 Best Scenario Planning Practices You Need to Know Now

5 Best Scenario Planning Practices You Need to Know

Watch this on-demand webinar to learn how to use what-if scenario modeling to:

  • Anticipate change by prioritizing primary drivers;
  • Keep stakeholders in sync;
  • Maintain a consolidated view of the business;
  • Drive rapid decision-making and continuous forecasting.

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Rapid Modeling and “What-If” Scenarios

In this on-demand webinar, FP&A experts discuss their strategies for creating, planning, executing and evaluating initiatives with the use of rapid modeling.

Orchestrating data-driven decisions helps you lead and respond effectively to changing market conditions.

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5 Tips to Leverage the Power of Scenario Planning

5 Tips to Leverage the Power of Scenario Planning

In this eBook, you’ll learn about the five best practices that are critical to scenario planning successes:

  • Modelling multiple scenarios concurrently;
  • Enabling rolling forecasts;
  • Aligning everyone on the same numbers;
  • Increasing business ownership of scenarios;
  • Combining top-down and bottom-up models and assumptions.

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The Game-Changing Power of Scenario Planning

eBook ‘The Game-Changing Power of Scenario Planning’ provides the ability to orchestrate data-driven decisions so you can respond effectively to changing market conditions.

From the book

“Finance professionals say they take an average of 77 days to complete an annual budget and 20 more to perform a forecast, according to the Association of Finance Professionals.
With a cycle that slow, it’s difficult to provide a rolling view of the organisation or make time for strategic analysis.”

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FP&A Board Maturity Model

FP&A Maturity Model

Download the full research paper to:

  • Discover what best-practice FP&A looks like;
  • Benchmark your company against a comprehensive FP&A maturity model; and,
  • Learn practical steps for taking your FP&A maturity to the next level.

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FP&A Maturity Model

FP&A has become an essential element of the DNA of the most successful organisations. And yet, at a time requiring speed and agility, finance professionals continue with traditional management accounting methods and processes.

With constant urgent demands leaving little time to make changes, finance teams need practical advice on how to digitally transform FP&A.

Board and FP&A Trends, combined their industry experience with 20 leading financial experts, practitioners, thought leaders, and academics from organisations including La Roche, BNP Paribas Group, Ogilvy, Shell, Pepsi, Siemens, and Griffith University, to produce the ultimate FP&A Maturity Model.

A fresh breed of FP&A leaders with new skills in analysis, data science and soft skills is emerging to drive change.

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Digitising FP&A

Successful FP&A transformations involve change, for the people, their processes and “fit for purpose” technology. Digitising FP&A is GK Horizons title for FP&A transformations. The office of finance has been funding other business unit transformations well before it funds its own and lagging behind. Too many finance teams are still using superseded methods and tools. More so than ever before, the office of finance requires agility and speed to respond to our ever changing world.

Now is the time for change.

Our latest edition

Edition 2 – April 2022

How CFOs can play a more strategic role.

  • What a board wants from its CFO
  • How CFOs equip boards make informed decisions
  • Shareholders expect more from boards and CFOs
  • Future thinking, strategic investment

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Previous editions

Edition 1 – November 2021

What’s holding you back?

  • Six reasons you might not have transformed yet
  • The risks of failing to transform
  • The benefits of digitising FP&A
  • How to unlock future thinking now

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Our other publications

In this first edition, GK Horizons analyses CFOs current key challenges, how the pace of finance is threatening corporate agility, and actions CFOs can take to maintain agility and business resilience.

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FP&A Board Maturity Model

FP&A Maturity Model

What does best practice FP&A look like?

FP&A Maturity Model

FP&A has become an essential element of the DNA of the most successful organisations. And yet, at a time requiring speed and agility, finance professionals continue with traditional management accounting methods and processes.

With constant urgent demands leaving little time to make changes, finance teams need practical advice on how to digitally transform FP&A.

Board and FP&A Trends, combined their industry experience with 20 leading financial experts, practitioners, thought leaders, and academics from organisations including La Roche, BNP Paribas Group, Ogilvy, Shell, Pepsi, Siemens, and Griffith University, to produce the ultimate FP&A Maturity Model.

A fresh breed of FP&A leaders with new skills in analysis, data science and soft skills is emerging to drive change.

Download the full research paper to:

  • Discover what best-practice FP&A looks like;
  • Benchmark your company against a comprehensive FP&A maturity model; and,
  • Learn practical steps for taking your FP&A maturity to the next level.

Download the Research Paper.

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How Finance Can Build a Data Foundation to Fuel Frictionless Finance

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Thanks to the disruption of the pandemic, 51% of CFOs are now investing in an intelligent data foundation that will help them become decision-ready.

In this infographic, you’ll learn how and why leading CFOs focus their investments on putting data at the forefront of their operations.

Why Choose GK Horizons?

If your organisation needs transformational change or is in a growth phase, then your finance team needs to be equipped to play their part.

Our aim is to enable your office of finance to make planning easier and become a trustworthy data-driven decision making team.

Are you looking for a partner with:

  • Experience and consultancy aptitude;
  • A transformational approach to people, processes and technology (current to future state);
  • Strong technology vendor relationships; and,
  • A long term success mindset.

If so, then please contact the team today.

We look to promote longevity in our partnerships by developing win/win scenarios and unlocking our clients’ future thinking.

“GK Horizons are extremely professional and knowledgeable in the finance area which Hill Laboratories felt was part of the success of our implementation. GK Horizons’ knowledge of the product meant that they were able to actively contribute to the design process by putting forward solutions and/or alternate options on the structure and how the solution could best be utilised. This combined with their finance and accounting skills meant they were able to build it specific to Hill Laboratories needs.”

Alistair Brown, CFO, Hill Laboratories

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The Value of a Frictionless Platform

The Value of a Frictionless Platform

How to improve resource allocation with a single system for planning,
execution, and analysis.

The Value of a Frictionless Platform

Friction in your planning, execution, and analysis processes disrupts the flow of data to decision-makers.

It also makes it difficult to quickly adapt and reallocate resources when they are most needed.

Whitepaper excerpt:
“Resource allocation and the resulting returns delivered by most management teams suffer from excess friction in planning, execution, and analysis. System rigidity hampers agility, an attribute critical in today’s turbulent business environment.

A technology platform that reduces friction, drives efficiency and coherence among these activities, and
improves resource allocation and nimbleness can multiply returns in a remarkably short time.”

Download this eBook to learn:

The causes of friction in planning, execution and analysis
How to overcome those sources of friction
How to effectively leverage a frictionless system to empower decision-making

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Why Choose GK Horizons?

If your organisation needs transformational change or is in a growth phase, then your finance team needs to be equipped to play their part.

Our aim is to enable your office of finance to make planning easier and become a trustworthy data-driven decision making team.

Are you looking for a partner with:

  • Experience and consultancy aptitude;
  • A transformational approach to people, processes and technology (current to future state);
  • Strong technology vendor relationships; and,
  • A long term success mindset.

If so, then please contact the team today.

We look to promote longevity in our partnerships by developing win/win scenarios and unlocking our clients’ future thinking.

“GK Horizons are extremely professional and knowledgeable in the finance area which Hill Laboratories felt was part of the success of our implementation. GK Horizons’ knowledge of the product meant that they were able to actively contribute to the design process by putting forward solutions and/or alternate options on the structure and how the solution could best be utilised. This combined with their finance and accounting skills meant they were able to build it specific to Hill Laboratories needs.”

Alistair Brown, CFO, Hill Laboratories


How Finance Can Build a Data Foundation to Fuel Frictionless Finance

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How Finance Can Build a Data Foundation to Fuel Frictionless Finance

2021 CFO Indicator Survey Report: Reducing Finance Friction

In this report, you’ll get complete access to Workday’s recent survey of 267 CFOs about
the state of finance digital transformation. Download the report to learn:
Which businesses are further along in their transformation and which ones are
lagging
How the pandemic challenged CFO decision-making, and
Why CFOs are increasing their data management and analysis investments

Download this eBook to learn how to reduce the friction in your FP&A process.

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Why Choose GK Horizons?

If your organisation needs transformational change or is in a growth phase, then your finance team needs to be equipped to play their part.

Our aim is to enable your office of finance to make planning easier and become a trustworthy data-driven decision making team.

Are you looking for a partner with:

  • Experience and consultancy aptitude;
  • A transformational approach to people, processes and technology (current to future state);
  • Strong technology vendor relationships; and,
  • A long term success mindset.

If so, then please contact the team today.

We look to promote longevity in our partnerships by developing win/win scenarios and unlocking our clients’ future thinking.

“GK Horizons are extremely professional and knowledgeable in the finance area which Hill Laboratories felt was part of the success of our implementation. GK Horizons’ knowledge of the product meant that they were able to actively contribute to the design process by putting forward solutions and/or alternate options on the structure and how the solution could best be utilised. This combined with their finance and accounting skills meant they were able to build it specific to Hill Laboratories needs.”

Alistair Brown, CFO, Hill Laboratories


Digitising FP&A - What's Holding You Back?

Digitising FP&A

Download this eBook to learn best-practice strategies for digitising your FP&A:

What’s Holding You Back?

Digitisation is well and truly overdue for FP&A. With the right mix of people, process, and technology,
you can save time, provide actionable business insights in real time, drive strategic decision-making
and innovation, and enhance your relevance as a CFO.

Download Digitising FP&A Edition 1

Download this eBook to learn how to start Digitising your FP&A function today.

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Why Choose GK Horizons?

If your organisation needs transformational change or is in a growth phase, then your finance team needs to be equipped to play their part.

Our aim is to enable your office of finance to make planning easier and become a trustworthy data-driven decision making team.

Are you looking for a partner with:

  • Experience and consultancy aptitude;
  • A transformational approach to people, processes and technology (current to future state);
  • Strong technology vendor relationships; and,
  • A long term success mindset.

If so, then please contact the team today.

We look to promote longevity in our partnerships by developing win/win scenarios and unlocking our clients’ future thinking.

“GK Horizons are extremely professional and knowledgeable in the finance area which Hill Laboratories felt was part of the success of our implementation. GK Horizons’ knowledge of the product meant that they were able to actively contribute to the design process by putting forward solutions and/or alternate options on the structure and how the solution could best be utilised. This combined with their finance and accounting skills meant they were able to build it specific to Hill Laboratories needs.”

Alistair Brown, CFO, Hill Laboratories