Brian Kalish Finance Expert

Brian is Founder and Principal at Kalish Consulting. He is Former Executive Director – Global FP&A Practice at AFP. He has over 20 years of experience in Finance, FP&A, Treasury and Investor Relations. He previously held a number of treasury and finance positions with the FHLB, Washington Mutual/JP Morgan, NRUCFC, Fifth Third and Fannie Mae. He has spoken all over the world to audiences both large and small hosting FP&A Roundtable meetings in North America, Europe, Asia and soon South America. Brian attended Georgia Tech, in Atlanta, GA for his undergraduate studies in Business and the Pamplin College of Business at Virginia Tech for his graduate work. In 2014, Brian was awarded the Global Certified Corporate FP&A Professional designation.

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Finding the "New Normal"​ for FP&A in Financial Services

Part of the ‘new normal’ for FP&A means remote work and virtual collaboration.


How a Spirits Company Reduced Stranded Inventory with Rolling Forecasts

The company was losing sales when its popular products weren't in stock so it stopped using static forecasts to anticipate demand.


The 3 Most Common Forecasting Errors Retail CFOs Make

Smart investment on the planning side can help retailers better align forecasts with actual sales.


5 CFO Trends to Watch in 2020

Greater adoption of rolling forecasts and subscription pricing models are among the trends you'll see this year.


FP&A Trends for 2019: The Year of Digital Finance Transformation

I always enjoy addressing the question, “What do you think will be the biggest/most important/most impactful trends in fp&a of the coming year”? It gives me a chance to pause and review all the places I’ve been, all the CFOs I spoken with, and all the companies I’ve worked with over the past twelve months, to refine and distill what I believe are the top technological trends for financial planning & analysis in 2019.

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