Common Reasons Financial Shared Services Fail and What to Do about It



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  • Published:
  • April 30, 2018
  • Author:
  • Steve Player, Senior Research Fellow
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  • 3
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APQC recently authored an entry in CFO Magazine’s Metric of the Month column discussing shared services. That article focused on one Key Performance Indicator (KPI) for shared services (FTEs per $1 billion revenue) and associated characteristics of top performers. This article examines a different aspect of the APQC and ScottMadden shared services study: Further exploring potential reasons why the other 75 percent of the organizations did not make it into the “top performers” group.