Jay Thompson, Protiviti Managing Director, and Melissa Shipman, Robert Half Managing Vice President
In a dynamic business environment, the leader of any business function will recognize that it’s difficult – if not impossible – to operate without third-party assistance and deliver world-class services to the firm. Leaders of finance organizations recognize that they’ll need to work with third parties to staff their functions in periods of rapid growth and change, as well as to address peaks in routine activity.
This article highlights a variety of ways finance leaders can use third parties to achieve staffing goals and explores the pitfalls and advantages of each. These various models, and their applications to the finance function, are explored further in our white paper, The Labor Model for Finance in the Digital Age.