Successfully Making the Transition from Traditional Accountant to Finance Business Partner

Finance business partnering is a hot topic in accountant.  With more technology a lot of the routine work that finance did historically can be automated.

In many respects a lot of accountants have easily made the transition from accountant to business partner.

Others can struggle.  In truth the transition is not as simple as it might appear.

So what can you do to increase the chances of successfully making the transition from traditional accountant to finance business partner?