Webinar: 5 ways how your FP&A team can improve Cost Planning Processes


5 ways how your FP&A team can improve Cost planning processes

29/10/2020 | 12u30-13u15

Cost Budgets and Cost Allocations are usually time-consuming for FP&A teams and involve a lot of stakeholders. Quite often it becomes a trade-off between Cost Transparency and complexity of Cost Planning Processes. With Cost Pressure going up, Leadership teams ask FP&A teams for more analysis on Cost efficiency and ways to reduce Costs.

Is your FP&A team also looking for ways to make Cost Budgets more controllable but keep them simple? Would you like to know how to survive the Cost Pressure at all times, but not at all costs?

cost planning

Join the Numlix webinar and learn:

  • How to reduce time of gathering Cost Budgets from different stakeholders
  • How to measure and improve Cost Efficiency
    When specific Cost Planning methodologies (like Zero-Based Budgeting and Activity-Based Costing) add value and when generate complexity
  • How to choose right drivers for Cost Allocation
  • How Approval Process will make your Cost Budgets more controllable and not just add to “bureaucracy”.

and … all this with the help of Connected Planning platform called Anaplan.

Featured speaker:

fp&a consultant

Marina Ketelslegers
Business Consultant – Numlix

Marina Ketelslegers is an international professional with 11+ years of hands-on experience in Financial Planning & Analysis processes. Through her career at agricultural multinational Cargill, she configured and implemented several management reporting systems and visualization tools to streamline the process of budgeting, cost and margin optimization, and forecasting. For the last three years, Marina has continued serving Cargill in Belgium as Financial Planning & Analysis Lead in R&D. In this role, she has been helping Cargill Food Ingredients & Bio-Industrial Business to drive innovation process performance through meaningful Innovation project portfolio management and execution of Innovation metrics. Currently, Marina is a business consultant of Numlix and a Certified Anaplan Model Builder.