Role of Finance in World Business
It is high time that the focus should be shifted to acquiring information for the smooth functioning of their business from a more regulatory framework.
To meet the above mentioned objectives the following parameters should be taken into account:
- New finance, accounting and tax procedures
- Development of Data Warehouses
With the dynamic world business scenario, new business models have come to the fore. With new business models, have evolved new financial analytical tools.
Over the years many global organisations have resorted to standardisation and integration of their business. With the help of such integration the end users would be able to access any financial information from any desired location.
This process has enhanced the system of decision making in an organisation. The role of the finance professional will be that of a coach, transmitting the analytical tools and the methods of working with the tool to the decision making units.
Technology has also played an important part in carving out the importance of Finance in world business. The technological advances that took place in the 1990s include enterprise resource planning, internet and data warehousing. With internet, market trends , currency fluctuations etc are available at a click of a mouse. Financial analysts can use such resources in making future predictions of the market which in turn influences investments.
In the complex business environment as of today the role of finance is ever expanding. Organisations are forced to develop new analytical tools to have a competitive edge in the market.