Top Drivers of Transformative Organizations – Robotic Process Automation (RPA) for Continuous Close


In today's fast-paced business environment, organizations are constantly seeking ways to enhance efficiency, reduce costs, and optimize their financial planning processes. One such revolutionary tool that has emerged in recent years is Robotic Process Automation (RPA). RPA enables companies to automate repetitive and rule-based tasks, leading to increased accuracy, faster processing times, and improved financial planning outcomes.

How Finance Can Automate, Augment, and Accelerate Business

The best finance teams move fast and react quickly, but even they strive for more agility in the face of unrelenting change. The only way to improve your team’s reaction time is by automating manual processes, augmenting your organization’s financial intelligence, and increasing the accuracy of insights and decisions.

Continuous Planning Meets Continuous Accounting

This is a transcript of a video discussion between Jim French, CFO of IFI Professionals and Darren Devine, VP Finance of Cypress Creek Renewables.

- [Jim] I mean, I know when we started out this journey about five years ago, our focus was really to drive a continuous business cycle, and how that you can go from a planning phase to an execution phase, to a monitoring phase, and then ultimately to an analyzing phase, and then that cycle would start again, right? So that you're continually planning and you're continually driving that business.

Planning In Chaos & Beyond

This is a transcript of a presentation by Jim French, Founder & CFO of IFI Professionals.

Recently, we've seen businesses thrown into chaos. They're asking themselves, do I need to redo my plan? Do I have enough cash runway to get me through this? Which assets do I need to protect? Which assets can I invest? How often am I going to need to redo my plan?

Is your business in a state of fear, (like I am in this bee suit) with your hands covered, your face covered, and your body covered? Or do you have a plan in place that's allowing you to execute while chaos swarms around you? One that allows you to remove your gloves so that you can feel and execute, or remove the hood, so you can see clearly, and see what's ahead of you?

Hi, I'm Jim French, Founder of IFI. Today we're recording in front of my beehives, so that we can share with you about how you can execute amongst chaos.