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5 pitfalls of outsourcing financial tasks

More and more, outsourcing financial tasks is becoming standard among companies. It allows for cost savings and FTE reductions. Sourcing from experienced service providers often increases the quality of work, helps complying with international accounting standards and focuses the company on its core … Continue reading

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Introduction to Financial Ratios

A logical follow-up after working your way through Balance Sheets and P&L is to look into ways to gain additional insights in it. The most logical and easy way is to compare different periods, such as current year vs last year … Continue reading

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The difference between a Business Controller and a Financial Controller (and their typical job description)

Hi, Recently I have seen some discussion about the definition of two roles: that of a Business Controller (BC) and Financial Controller (FC). In most Western European companies, both roles coexist and there is little misunderstanding what they do. What I … Continue reading

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