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What does Anders Liu-Lindberg think?

High performing finance executive with experience from corporate level in Global Fortune 500 Company as well as Oil & Gas industry. Proven ability to translate strategy into actions, successful implementer of Rolling Forecasts, builder of high performing teams and transformer of finance ... See full profile

I doubt CFOs will ever be SMEs in their industry as that's what the operational functions are for. There are different levels of understanding though...
You don't have to have it, to begin with and you can certainly make improvements to a company's bottom-line from a purely financial perspective,...
All groups are not made equal. Some are overrun by posts meaning 100+/day which makes them quite useless whereas other has a good level between 5/15...
Look people don't change. Once a micromanager always a micromanager. Larger organizations have engagement surveys and 360 reviews to assess the...
Honestly I don't see LinkedIn being effective for this at all. 99.9% would write it off as spam.
Just adding here some further reading on what recruiters look for in a LinkedIn profile and bare minimum should be 50 connections but the quality of...
Peter, Your profile looks too much like your resume and you have too few connections. At least, that would raise a red flag with me but if you can...
I would say I'm around where I want to be, but some mistakes early on in my career set me back a little bit. I think you can have a long term...
Perhaps go about this from two angles. First, don't get your sales force tied in T&E micro management. Track their sales calls by type (phone,...
I would say the most important thing is not to overcomplicate it. Ask your divisions to forecast what they have approved of headcounts and if...
I agree with Sara, Create a bonus plan where a part is dependent on personal performance and a part on company performance. You want to avoid having...
I think the main disadvantage is that people tend to focus on the largest negative deviations i.e. explain underperformance. However, in my book...
The next one I am running is in November for Operations Managers on how to save costs for 2016. We ran one last year which wasn't so successful (...
Chief Financial Officer.
In a year you would have 30,000 lines in the P&L including accruals and reversals (which also needs to be reconciled if not done automatically by...
First you listen, then you reflect and only then you take action.
Hi Anne, Some year's back I uploaded a month-end checklist on Proformative. You can find it here: https://www.proformative.com/resources/month-end-...
Sales people should be responsible for selling and not the aftermath of selling. The company, however, should have a view on what's good business and...
I think venturing into advanced analytics could be an interesting option for some accountants who really like to just dig into the details of huge...
Wayne, you ask if there is any part of the process that's non-public. If your company uses a forced ranking then typically the calibration of the...
Honestly I don't think you would find the most suitable candidates for these senior level roles on any recruitment site. These people mostly need to...
Explore the business finance/finance business partnering concept further. I have written quite a few blog posts here on Proformative on the topic....
I agree with Wayne that you need to talk to your employers. While they might have high expectations for you it doesn't mean that you need to figure...