Finance Transformation Leaders

Transform the function to maximize business profitability

Leadership Vision for Finance Transformation

The 2023 Gartner Leadership Vision for Finance Transformation Leaders research outlines the top five priorities Heads of Finance Transformation and their teams are focused on in 2023 and actions they should take to achieve these goals in the coming year.

Use Gartner’s Leadership Vision research to answer three questions that are key to leading finance transformation in the years ahead: 

  1. What are the top corporate risks and senior leadership priorities? 

  2. What is the path forward in an environment of constant disruption?

  3.  What are finance transformation leaders' top five priorities for 2023? 

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    Finance transformation revolutionizes the function’s data and decision making

    To become digitally agile and sustainably flexible, finance transformation leaders’ top priority is driving organizational change at scale, which means the path forward is autonomous finance.

    An autonomous finance function isn’t just automated; it’s capable of delivering augmented real-time and predictive insights, effortless compliance and greater flexibility in financial strategy. But it relies on self-learning software agents, and finance leaders need a robust technology roadmap and a new mindset to effect this transformation.

    How we address your top finance transformation challenges

    Finance transformation leaders must build a functional strategy and operating model in line with finance’s digital future to take advantage of increased automation and more advanced analytics. Gartner’s trusted research, expert advice and robust benchmarks help corporate finance teams grow the business as volatility, digital acceleration, and rapidly evolving technology and outsourcing markets reshape finance’s opportunities for unique value creation.

    Build an effective finance organization

    Create a modern finance function that can adapt to the digital ways of working and facilitate digital investment strategies. See the six components of a modern finance organization to get started.

    Transform end-to-end processes

    Finance transformation leaders struggle with identifying and implementing the improvements that will have the biggest impact, given scarce and limited resources. Gain a clear understanding of what needs to be in place to achieve finance process excellence through technology-driven process improvement.

    Lead data and analytics innovation

    Four D&A technology trends will decrease the level of skill required to deliver analysis, and change how and where users interact with analytic content. Organizations that take advantage of this democratization of data can more effectively turn data into actionable insights.

    Set finance’s technology strategy and roadmap

    Define finance technology investment opportunities and identify emerging technologies and gaps in your portfolio. Use the Gartner Ignition Guide to get started.

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    See how Gartner supports finance transformation leaders

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    Our experts can equip you with the right guidance and tools that are relevant to your organization, ensure decision quality and accelerate execution on your mission-critical priorities.