There is a lot of hype these days about the concept of FP&A Business Partnering. At a time when the FP&A framework is being extended to the entire organisation (into Extended Planning & Analysis (xP&A)), FP&A Business Partnering need to keep up with this new model to stay relevant and cutting edge.
In the current highly uncertain business environment, an xP&A Business Partner needs to be equipped with defined skills and competencies that bridge business knowledge, analytical acumen, technology, and influence.
Latest technological advances also help enhance and transform FP&A frameworks. xP&A Business Partnering is now the latest trend that is going well beyond just Finance involving the entire organisation to move FP&A and planning to the next level.