Growth and Optimization

Latest Resources for Accelerating Your Finance Career

SAP Concur Team |

We work with a wide range of industry experts to gather and develop resources that help finance leaders, like you, advance their leadership skills, industry knowledge, and professional growth. Below you’ll find our curated list of resources, which is updated on a regular basis. Make sure to bookmark this page and keep coming back to see what’s new and noteworthy. 

Leadership Skills 

CFO Insights: Top Priorities for CFOs in 2024 

Learn how and finance leaders plan to navigate through 2024 and beyond to ensure sustainable financial growth for their companies in the years ahead. 

CFO Insights: How Talent Management Can Drive Financial Opportunity 

Learn more about best practices fueled by research and insights from finance leaders at SAP and other businesses.  

How to Become the Next CFO 

If you have ambitions to move into the C-suite, there's no time like the present to start thinking about your next steps. Download this eBook to learn more. 

CFO Insights: How to Navigate Inflation and Other Signs of Economic Change 
For this whitepaper, we interviewed finance leaders across SAP offices worldwide to gather best practices that can help finance organizations navigate inflationary conditions. 

CFO Insights: How to Steer Sustainability Performance with a Financial AgendaIn this CFO Insights whitepaper, we explore how regional finance leaders at SAP offices develop strategies to protect the company’s financial position and improve sustainability performance. 

Ready for the Future? Focus on These 5 Business Outcomes 
Ensure your business is prepared to tackle today’s challenges and seize tomorrow’s opportunities by driving improvement across five key business outcomes. 

New Finance Leader Checklist: Build Key Relationships 

Here’s how to gain a deeper understanding of the people and relationships at your company in your first 90 days as finance leader. 

New Finance Leader Checklist: 30-60-90 Day Action Plan 
Your first 90 days as a finance leader will likely be a whirlwind. Learn how to create a plan and map the steps that will keep you on track and measure your progress during this busy time 

Finance Professional Personality Test 
Take this 11-question quiz to find out what finance personality you exemplify in the workplace. Complete the test and you’ll also receive a free Expense Reporting Toolkit. 

eBook: Create business agility with transformational leadership 
This eBook reveals how finance and IT can create business agility, employee success, and growth through transformational leadership. 

Industry Knowledge 

Accounts Payable 2024: Big Trends and Predictions 
In this report, Ardent Partners presents key trends and predictions for 2024 that will help AP, P2P, and finance professionals understand the key issues and better prepare them for the year ahead.  

From Historian to Soothsayer: How CFOs Can Future-Ready Their Organizations in the Age of Complexity 
This SAP Concur Conversations podcast episode explores how finance leaders can make better, faster, and more strategic decisions that will get their organizations future-ready and set the stage for success. 

5 Trends Finance Leaders Should Know About Improving Resilience, Technology, and Employee Experience 
Get insights into five trends that can help you satisfy an overarching goal: turning moments of uncertainty into moments of clarity and confidence so your business runs better.   

Prepare for Unexpected with a Business Continuity Plan 
Take a close look at why it’s important to have a business continuity plan and how to develop one, including action steps and questions to ask. 

IDC Snapshot: Navigating a Dynamic Future of Work with Digital Adoption Platform  
This IDC Snapshot reveals how digital adoption platforms and integrated applications could pave the way for a more automated and autonomous employee experience.   

How to Build an Authentic Corporate Culture, and Why You Should 
How can you best develop an authentic culture that supports and empowers employees? Get insights from Anna Crowe, author of Get Real: The Power of Genuine Leadership, a Transparent Culture, and an Authentic You. 

Track and Zap Shadow IT: An SAP Concur Podcast Conversation About SaaS Management with Zylo 
Learn about what organizations need to do to gain more visibility into all the SaaS applications they have, how they’re used, and the overall spend management of those applications. 

Demonstrating the Value of Your Travel Program to C-Suite   
This eBook provides 5 tips for getting clear assessment of your travel program’s performance and ROI. 

How IT executives lead digital transformation to drive efficiency  
What tools are the most successful organizations adopting and how are IT executives making the most of those technologies? Read this global report to find out. 

Oxford Economics Global + US Report: Leadership in a New Era 
Learn how the pandemic has impacted finance and IT functions in this global survey report by Oxford Economics and SAP Concur. 

Professional Growth 

CFO Insights: The Benefits of Always-on Forecasting 
In this short video, leading finance leaders share insights on the benefits of adopting more frequent forecasting practices and using advanced tools to enhance forecasting accuracy. 

4 Ways HR and Travel Leaders Can Better Meet Employee and Business Needs 
The future of employee experience, business travel, and duty of care is packed with unknowns. Here's how HR and travel leaders can prepare their employee and company now to be ready for whatever may come next. 

On-demand Webinar: Expanded Role of Finance 
Get an in-depth look at some of the forces behind the evolution of the finance role and tips for advancement. 

Heather Handles HR with SAP Concur Solution 
Download this infographic to see what a day in the life of an HR leader looks like using SAP Concur solutions. 

Seven Key Habits of Successful Finance Leaders 
To learn more about what it takes to navigate uncertainty, we asked four experienced finance leaders to share the habits they’ve cultivated throughout their careers. 

Leading with Impact: 5 Ways to Become an Awesome Manager 
This on-demand webinar teaches how to identify and accentuate your strengths, the value of a learning mindset, and how technology can help you set yourself and your company up for success. 

Time to Measure Up: An SAP Concur Podcast Conversation About Sustainability with Thrust Carbon 
Get a better understanding of what an emission is, how to calculate emissions from business travel, and how to measure and report on sustainability.   

Employee Experience, Evolved: An SAP Concur Podcast Conversation with EY About the Power of Employee Sentiment Data 
Learn about the growing importance of using employee sentiment data to create outstanding employee experience from EY’s industry expert, Andrew Walker. 


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