Finance Leaders' Business Process Improvement Plans

By on June 28, 2018 at 9:02pm


Where finance leaders have business process improvement initiatives planned for the next two years

Accounting operations: 46%
Financial reporting: 43%
Business systems: 34%
Business intelligence and data analytics: 28%
Risk and compliance: 23%
Internal audit: 22%

How companies will staff these initiatives*

Internal staff only: 46%
A mix of internal and external resources: 39%
External resources only: 15%

Top reasons companies will work with external resources**

Access to specialized skills and expertise
Improved efficiencies
Help with training full-time staff
Full-time team can’t take on additional work
Project management support

Source: Robert Half Management Resources survey of more than 2,000 finance leaders in the United States

*Based on responses of finance leaders planning BPI initiatives

**Based on responses of finance leaders who said they plan to work with external resources or a mix of internal and external resources; top reasons shown in order

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