How to increase the value added of controlling

Taken From: De Gruyter – Oldenbourg ISBN: 3110577836

Abstract
This book reflects almost 20 years of professional experience in the field of accounting,controlling and corporate management and aims to give new insights andguidance to practitioners and scholars on how to improve the controlling function inmultinational production companies. Recent megatrends such as increasing complexity, volatility, internationalizationand increased demand for transparency and compliance have changed the expectationtowards the controlling function. Recent surveys have indicated that the needfor a controller with a data analyst role is decreasing due to modern ERP solutions. Complementarily, the request towards thecontrolling function to provide specific decision support as a business partner of themanagement are increasing.