Where Does Your Finance Team Sit at The Table?
Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) has the capability to be one of the most effective and influential business activities that a company performs. This progess allows management teams to bring together all the plans for a business including sales, marketing, development, financial, manufactuirng and sourcing.
Perhaps the most critical aspect of S&OP, and often somewhat neglected, is the integration of plans from all functional departments, including finance. With that said, does your finance team sit next to operations colleagues at the table or at the other end during the planning process?
This whitepaper highlights the importance of integrating the office of finance throughout the S&OP cycle.