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How to leverage consulting in finance successfully


Consulting in finance can help you uncover new depths to your financial efficiency. In order to benefit from these advantages, however, understanding the full range of services consulting in finance can give you is important.

Some of the advantages of leveraging consulting in finance include:

– Rebuilding the confidence of your internal and external stakeholders
– Transforming your corporate culture
– Improving business structures and strategies

Read Kronos Group’s blog post to learn more about how consulting in finance can optimise your business today.

In today’s economic climate, we are not unfamiliar with financial crises. 

The catalyst to Europe’s debt crisis was the 2008 collapse of Iceland’s banking system before it spread to Portugal, Italy, Ireland, Greece, and Spain. The crisis peaked between 2010 and 2012 and created a widespread loss of confidence in European economies and local businesses. 

Many years have passed since the crisis, but events like the UK referendum to leave the European Union and the most recent and ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic have prolonged the recovery process and introduced new threats to our collective financial stability. 

These events have resulted in European business being no stranger to the realities of navigating a crisis of global proportions. The value of financial consulting, then, is not lost on businesses that have used consulting in finance as a tool to rebuild their operations, post-crises.  

Having said this, and in order to leverage the full value of consulting in finance for your business, it’s useful to remain aware of the many advantages and ways in which it can enhance your business and change the way it functions.

Through consulting in finance, your business receives expert guidance from an industry expert, not only to survive but expertly navigate these crises without compromising long-term business goals. 

While choosing the right consulting company is paramount to your success in this regard, the following considerations can enhance the value of consulting in finance for your business.  

Using consulting in finance for internal and external confidence

Financial crises can, as we have seen, hurt the confidence of a business’ internal and external stakeholders.

This is an expected side effect of crisis situations but, unlike most other business recovery efforts, confidence can be much more difficult to rebuild, once lost—especially when internal confidence in your operations and its future is compromised.  

Rebuilding confidence becomes easier with finance consulting.

Internally, consulting in finance can alter your corporate culture for the better and build resilience without internal biases impeding your growth. These are steps that reassure your internal workforce and unite them to achieve business goals.  

With the expertise of finance professionals, yield and enjoy swift results that are reflected in your company’s performance and how you position your team in the eyes of clients and competitors.  

Rethink and adapt business structures through finance consulting

In a bid to restore confidence in the financial sector, European authorities introduced a new set of regulations to:

  • Boost the availability, relevance, and quality of information
  • Estimate potential risks and create a more technical structure of financial risk management
  • Acknowledge the risks that an investor will be exposed to when investing in a particular product/service 
  • Exclude unnecessary or undisclosed variables that could influence unconsidered losses that may turn clients away

These regulations reinforced the value of consulting in finance to create new-and-improved business structures that adhere to the new rules and mandates that have been introduced. 

Many businesses began working closely with finance firms when their operations were guided by these external guidelines. This is an indication that growth and improvement measures are not necessarily produced internally.

Consulting in finance bridges this knowledge gap and adds a necessary external perspective into business operations. 

How Kronos Group meets your finance consulting needs

Each finance consultant at Kronos Group is driven to improve and expand their skills and knowledge through dynamic opportunities and challenges. 

Our focus on continuous improvement has created a culture that values the development of each individual and encourages and supports them to add the highest value to each of our clients. 

Leverage our many services in finance consulting from maturity assessments, Finance 4.0 transformations, and training to outsourcing and cost optimisation by contacting our skilled team of financial consultants today.

Julie Brand

A part of Kronos Group’s team since 2018, Julie is a leader who has honed her specialisation in business transformation and utilised her expansive financial expertise to power business strategy and add value to what we do. She has amassed experience (Pfizer, Sony, AXA, SMEC, Tradelink) all over the world in strategy, project management, analysis, and supply chain.