Finance and accounting teams in corporations face a “rising tide of finance challenges according to the Financial Executives Research Foundation/Protiviti 2015 Finance Priorities Survey. Finance teams are extremely busy and trying to cope with the increasing waves of change and workload coming their way. In the midst of being busier than ever, they are challenged to find time to support the company’s strategic growth initiatives and add insights to the operating and financial resuts of the business units. In fact the “busyness” factor showed up in our research in our townhall/PIUs over the past year -see our post The Top Six Issues Facing CPAs.
The report covers five key findings as follows: