Lessons in loving your accountant

Lessons in loving your accountant

It’s been a while since we’ve chatted but whilst we’ve been offline rejuvenating finance teams, one thing that has not changed is that as a function we are still not loved in finance as much as we should be. We’ve talked in previous posts about making a great first impression: Smile, make eye contact, be engaging. But first impressions can also quickly lose their impact, especially when there's no substance beneath the veneer.

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So why Wise Up Now?

Wise up Now is a consultancy based in Central London which partners with successful forward looking companies to help their finance staff have more impact. Finance teams who have presence and commercial acumen have more trust from their stakeholders. This leads them to producing more relevant financial information resulting in increased shareholder value

We firmly believe that innovation is key to developing fresh income streams. We work with businesses to encourage new thinking initiatives helping them to remap their business approach. We also partner with all the major accounting professions both in the UK and internationally to help develop their members . With our consultants having a vast array of experience between them we recognise that to be successful we must be engaging, innovative and adaptable.

As part of our CSR commitment we aim to offer 5% of our services for no charge to the NFP and voluntary sector so please get in touch if you or any of your associates may benefit from our input.

…be more than an accountant!

Business Partnering

Business Partnering

We have developed a structured development program which can be tailored to individual business needs to help finance professionals to become more complete business managers. This would involve developing a clear set of success criteria that would include...

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Financial Literacy

Financial Literacy

If you don’t have great accounting information or the people with whom you are sharing your information don’t understand what the financial information is saying then that organization will not make the best decisions that it could make due to many of the decision makers being in the dark.

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Innovation

Innovation

To many non accounting staff the terms accounting innovation may seem an oxymoron. Wise up Now believes that without innovation many company’s focus almost all of their attention firefighting in their established business activities and no time establishing growth.

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Finance Leadership

Finance Leadership

A problem experienced by many organisations is how to get their newly qualified and more highly paid accountants to add real value to the business. Wise up now has created a structured development program to accelerate individuals to become finance leaders and business partners as soon as possible.

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