Finance & Controlling

Create sustainable success by establishing innovative, future-proof approaches to manage your business







Changed framework conditions for companies


The rapid pace of change in the digital age presents companies with the task of setting the right course in order to maintain their position in the long term, even under changed social, economic and technological framework conditions. How do they manage to be flexible and adaptable on the one hand and remain efficient and profitable on the other? In order for the transformation to succeed, new ways of thinking and finding solutions are needed in corporate management.

Digitalization & technological change

New opportunities to automate processes and use innovative technologies such as machine learning or artificial intelligence


New central factor for corporate success and capital procurement

Increased complexity

Management of a larger number of products, parts, suppliers, customers, etc.


Individualization & shortened product life cycles

Increased demand for ever new, individualized products and services

Scarcity of resources

Increased qualification requirements and struggle for the best talent and resources

Cost pressure

Increased price sensitivity of customers and other stakeholders, especially for standard products

We are the experts for corporate management

We support the controlling and finance management in the analysis, development and implementation of innovative concepts and solutions.

Our experts have both comprehensive consulting expertise and operational business experience. A consistent focus on measures and decisions with a view to the future forms the foundation of our thinking and solution approaches. Based on excellent technical expertise, we integrate all relevant fields of action (culture, organization, roles, processes, content and the system landscape) to ensure the sustainable success of our projects.

For customers who are looking for technical implementation in addition to conceptual and process-related solutions, we also work with our technology experts to select and implement suitable software solutions.

Your contact person

Stefan Spieler 400x400
Stefan Spieler

+49 7131 2711-3000

Controlling loop of corporate management

We consider corporate management as an integrated system taking into account company-specific framework conditions


We realize projects without friction losses end-to-end from a single source – from the strategic concept to the operationalization and implementation in the organization to the implementation of the best technical solution for the respective business case.

Our approach for your sustainable success

New challenges require new control mechanisms

New technologies, ever shorter product life cycles and innovative business models are rapidly changing and accelerating our social, cultural and economic environment. Scarcity of resources and cost pressure increase the need for ever more efficient processes. Higher speed and a consistent focus on the future are becoming key success factors.

In view of these changed framework conditions, it is necessary to critically reflect and rethink existing models for corporate management and their contents in order to ensure the company’s success in the future.

Current vs. future distribution of tasks in corporate management*:



*Source: IBsolution study “Successful corporate management in a dynamic and challenging market environment” (2022)

Herausforderungen Unternehmenssteuerung | IBsolution

Innovative solution approaches require thinking ahead

Would you like to put your corporate management on a new footing with innovative, future-proof solution approaches? As a competent consulting and implementation partner, we focus on the central control elements and process chains in controlling, finance and accounting (record-to-report):

A meaningful starting point for transformation are our quick checks in workshop format. Together, we quickly and efficiently examine your current processes, identify optimization potential and immediately realize first quick wins.


Figure: Financial and non-financial value levers for sustainable corporate management

Solution approaches corporate management | IBsolution

Each project has specific requirements and demands a tailored approach

Culture, management and employees are different in every company. For sustainable success, this diversity should be considered as an important framework condition in the project procedure.

We usually start classically with focus interviews and workshops to clearly define the project goals, the exact content, the framework and initial milestones. In the course of the project, we use a mix of agile and classic methods. The exact approach is individually tailored to the respective project and the team. On the basis of clear structures, we develop rough and detailed concepts and, if desired, we are also happy to carry out the IT-related implementation.



Procedure corporate management | IBsolution


Innovative concepts and solution approaches are the basis for coping with current and future challenges in corporate management. With comprehensive consulting expertise and operational business experience, we integrate all relevant fields of action and ensure sustainable project success.



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