Finance Transformation Toolkit
$749 – $2,249
The Finance Transformation Toolkit is a comprehensive and in-depth set of project deliverables, including sample/Pro-forma content, tools, and templates. The F&A toolkit can be used by any enterprise embarking on a Finance transformation and customize it to their unique needs.
(Note: As F&A Transformation Toolkit is a digital product, we do not accept returns or issue refunds. So, please read the product description carefully before making a purchase.)
A Finance transformation program is typically substantial in scope and magnitude. A transformation toolkit will accelerate time to value and allow the teams to focus on execution, not document generation.
The Strategic Imperative for Finance Transformation:
In today’s dynamic business environment, organizations must continually adapt and innovate their finance functions to maintain a competitive edge and drive sustainable growth. Therefore, enterprises must focus on the following strategic imperatives to transform their finance function, ensuring that they remain agile and responsive to ever-changing market conditions:
- Embracing Digital Transformation: Leveraging advanced technology, automation, and AI to optimize financial processes, enhance real-time decision-making, and drive efficiency across finance operations.
- Evolving the CFO’s Role: Redefining the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) role as a strategic partner, ensuring they actively develop and execute business strategies while providing critical financial insights.
- Fostering a Data-driven Culture: Implementing data analytics and business intelligence tools to deliver actionable insights and enable evidence-based decision-making throughout the organization.
- Strengthening Risk Management: Establishing robust frameworks to identify, assess, and mitigate financial and operational risks while maintaining regulatory compliance and transparency.
- Promoting Financial Agility: Adopting agile methodologies and flexible budgeting practices to enable rapid resource allocation, adapt to market fluctuations, and support innovative initiatives.
- Developing Future-ready Talent: Identifying skill gaps, nurturing a culture of continuous learning, and attracting top talent to ensure the finance function is equipped to meet the organization’s evolving needs.
- Enhancing Collaboration: Encouraging cross-functional collaboration between Finance and other departments, fostering an integrated approach to strategic planning, budgeting, and performance management.
What does Finance Transformation Entail:
It depends on the individual circumstances of a company, but a typical Finance transformation endeavor involves one or more of the following critical areas:
- A New Finance Strategy
- A New Finance Operating Model.
- Restructuring the Finance organization, structure, and staffing.
- Re-engineering the Finance value streams and processes
- Reimagining the value proposition of Finance.
- An employee-centric transformation of the Finance culture.
- Re-platform and re-architecture of the Finance technology stack and systems/platforms.
Focus on Transformation, Not Documentation:
Companies assemble a cross-functional team in this quest to transform Accounting and Finance for the digital era. And these teams spend a lot of time creating deliverables rather than focusing on actually executing the Finance transformation program.
A pre-built and customizable Finance transformation toolkit will alleviate the pain of building everything from a blank slate and allow teams to use the items in the toolkit to jumpstart and accelerate their journey.
Our experts have created the Finance transformation toolkit deliverables based on several years of experience in transforming Finance. So, instead of hiring consulting firms at exorbitant rates or assembling large teams to reinvent the wheel (so to speak), the toolkit for Finance transformation will allow them to quickly tailor the sample deliverables and then focus on really managing the transformation program.
What does the Finance Transformation Toolkit Include?
As mentioned, it is a veritable treasure trove of customizable transformation artifacts, templates, outlines, and deliverables. However, please realize that none of the deliverables will fit your company like a glove as things differ – size, situation, scope, location, and industry dynamics. Plus, many of the deliverables include the typical sections and topics reflective of the norms for such documents. However, our sample content is often sparse, and the onus will be on the project team to enrich the content.
- Finance Transformation Overview:
An overview of how Finance has changed over the years, the drivers for transformation, and the impact of emerging technology on the Finance stack.
- Finance Transformation Strategy
A concise Finance Transformation Strategy deliverable using a fictional company and situation. Edit the deliverable to reflect your company’s reality.
- Finance Transformation Business Case
A customizable Business Case Outline using sample content. It has all the sections a typical business case does.
- Project Charter for Finance Transformation
A customizable Project Charter with sample content as a jump-off point.
- Finance Transformation – Work Breakdown and Work Streams
A brief list of Work Streams and Work Breakdown Structure. Please note that this is not a full-fledged project plan and lacks resources and dependencies.
- Resource Plan Outline
A high-level Project Resource Plan for the proposed Finance transformation project.
- Current State Assessment Questionnaire
A set of questions to get started in assessing the current state as a part of the transformation program.
- Operating Model Archetypes
A brief overview of various Finance Operating Model archetypes. The idea is for you to get a perspective on potential options and then pick one and elaborate and customize it to your company’s needs.
- Request For Proposal Outline
The deliverables include outlines and sample content for Requests for Proposals for Core Accounting and Finance Platform.
- Accounting and Finance Roles
A listing of essential Roles and what they do in Accounting and Finance. This list is a starting point for you and can never fully reflect the reality of your company.
- F&A Transformation BRD Outline
High-level business requirements document to draft your F&A Transformation BRD.
- Finance and Accounting Platform Top Features
A high-level list of F&A Core Systems Features and functionality.
- Finance Software Vendor List and Brief Profiles
A select list of vendors and brief profiles. The vendors’ list is not comprehensive, and the vendors are not vetted. Please get in touch with our professional services team if you require Vendor Research and RFP help.
- F&A Transformation RACI Chart
A simple RACI (Responsible, Accountable, Consulted, Informed) with sample content.
- Finance Transformation Change Management Plan
A Change Management Plan Outline with sample content to help deal with the change associated with a Finance transformation.
- Stakeholder Map
Managing stakeholders is crucial for any project’s success. The deliverable helps identify the stakeholders and assign the impact magnitude and the influence level.
- Communications Plan
Project communications are a critical success factor. The Communications Plan for Finance Transformation is an outline with content ready for customization.
- RAID (Risks, Assumptions, Issues, and Dependencies) Register
All projects have risks, assumptions, issues, and dependencies. Here is a sample RAID chart with sample content.
- Project Implementation Checklist
A handy high-level checklist of Project Items to crosscheck to manage the transformation effort.
- Finance Glossary
Not everyone who works on a Finance project is a domain expert. A Finance glossary helps team members to a common understanding.
- Best Practice for a Successful Finance Transformation
A brief overview of best practices for a successful transformation of Finance.
Why Buy a Finance Transformation Toolkit?
The Finance Transformation Toolkit comprises high-quality deliverables that project teams can quickly customize to the needs of an enterprise. Using pre-built transformation deliverables means high cost, effort, and time savings for the project teams.
The Time to Value:
Instead of spending months and expending tons of effort, the Finance Transformation Toolkit accelerates time to value.
Focus on Execution:
The goal is to enable project teams to focus on performance and not necessarily artifact creation.
Imagine the amount of money you can save by using the Finance transformation toolkit as a straw deliverable and a starting point. Getting all these deliverables done by a consulting firm will cost tens of thousands, often hundreds of thousands, whereas you can get going immediately for a fraction of that cost.
What if we don’t want all the items in a Transformation Toolkit?
The deliverables are offered at a meager bundled price, making them incredibly valuable and eminently economical for any firm interested in them. We realize not every deliverable is a part of the project management practice of every firm. So please feel free to personalize and use what you need.
Can you help us Customize the Transformation Toolkit?
Our consultants will leverage the Transformation Toolkits as a starting point and customize them to a company’s unique needs. The time and cost will depend on the level of customization and the specificity you need from us.
We sell digital products, so there are no returns, refunds, or replacements. Therefore, please read the product description carefully before making a purchasing decision.
A generic set of deliverables and templates may or may not fit your needs, or the content relevance will vary substantially.
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Consultants and firms wanting to use it for their clients have a different pricing model.
The sale is for digital products only and does not include customization or implementation help.
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Finance Transformation Toolkit
$749 – $2,249
We keep the licensing options – clean and straightforward.
Individual License: Where we offer an individual license, you can use the deliverable for personal use. You pay only once for using the deliverable forever. You are entitled any new updates within 12 months.
Enterprise License: If you are representing a company, irrespective of size, and intend to use the deliverables as a part of your enterprise transformation, the enterprise license is applicable in your situation. You pay only once for using the deliverable forever. You are entitled any new updates within 12 months.
Consultancy License: A consulting or professional services or IT services company that intends to use the deliverables for their client work need to pay the consultancy license fee. You pay only once for using the deliverable forever. You are entitled any new updates within 12 months.
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Can I share or sell the deliverables with anyone?
You can share the deliverables within a company for proper use. You cannot share the deliverables outside your company. Selling or giving away free is prohibited, as well.
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Not generally. Compared to our professional services fee, the price of our products is a fraction of what we charge for custom work. Hence, our business model does not support pre-sales support.
Do you offer orientation or support to understand and use your deliverables?
Yes, for a separate fee. You can hire our consultants for remote help and in some cases for onsite assistance. Please Contact Us.