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This academy is built for you and for people just like you. But it's so much more than just courses, it's a movement. A movement to challenge the way that accounting has always been taught. Check out our latest blogs for all things FinOps and discover a new way of approaching your work. 

Stay on track: budgets vs actuals forecasting Jan 31, 2023

Budget vs actuals is the comparison of a predicted budget for a given period of time to the amount you actually spent in that given time in order to find the difference or variance.

 

Why is...

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QUERY function clauses in action google sheets tools Jan 30, 2023

Thought SUM, AVERAGE and FILTER were good? You're going to love the QUERY function. It's even been dubbed by some as THE most powerful feature of Google Sheets.

Use a single QUERY function to carry...

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Migrating between payroll systems payroll & hr Jan 26, 2023

 

Migrating, or transitioning, between payroll systems can be tricky. You'll need to be extra careful that the data taken from one system has been replicated identically in the other. However,...

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Reporting and analysing your spend controlling spend Jan 25, 2023

 

So remember that budget you created at the start of the year...?  

On a periodic basis (generally monthly or quarterly) it is helpful to take a moment to compare how your expenses are...

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Building a scalable HR & Payroll Process payroll & hr Jan 12, 2023

 

Step one, you need to have a clear understanding of the HR and payroll processes you currently have. 

Then you can think about what your ideal process is and create a map to get you...

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The importance of planning costs forecasting Jan 12, 2023

While planning may not elicit feelings of joy for everyone, it definitely gets the finance function going! Getting to see the direction your company is headed in and preparing for that future is an...

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