Financial Management in Procurement


The aim of financial management in procurement is to maximise value for every member in the value chain while minimising cost and reducing risk. The concept has been designed to provide an overview of the conceptual and applied aspects of finance management in procurement.

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Financial Management in Procurement Definition

Financial management in procurement involves the "management of all the processes associated with the efficient acquisition and deployment of both short- and long-term financial resources", as they relate to the procurement of goods and services (CIMA, 2005:90).

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  • Bartolini, A. and Dwyer, C. (2008) Spend Analysis: Pulling Back the Cover on Savings. Aberdeen Group, October.
  • Braithwaite, A. and Samakh, E. (1998) The cost-to-serve method. International Journal of Logistics Management, Vol. 9(1), pp.69-84.
  • CIMA (2005) CIMA Official Terminology. The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants: Oxford, UK.
  • CIPS: Programme management.

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