As the first quarter of 2021 ends, CFOs and finance executives look ahead at the rest of the year. Having withstood a global pandemic and chaotic distribution of a vaccine, finance teams have remained resilient and continue to prepare for a hard-earned rebound.
Digital finance trends are a crucial part of the finance function and priorities for finance teams, including autonomous processes, continue to evolve. Due to rapidly changing market demands, planning and forecasting needs have changed, forcing finance teams to evaluate budgetary spends on a more regular basis.
Incorporating learnings from 2020 and the first part of 2021 will strengthen the finance function and help teams continuously prepare for, and overcome, the unknown.
Join this Argyle Digital Finance Forum, where top minds in Finance will discuss:
As organizations evolve and adapt to changing environments and economic trends, Finance systems transformations can play a critical role in strengthening processes and strategic initiatives. However, even the most technologically advanced financial systems will prove inadequate without strong teams, robust processes, and thoughtful implementation. Successful transformation starts with defining clear objectives to identify the needs of your business and ensuring experienced, hands-on team members are involved in developing new processes.
In this impactful opening keynote, topics of discussion will include:
Vice President, Programming Finance - E! Network
Digital finance trends are a crucial part of the finance function and should be a priority for finance teams. Due to the ever-growing mountain of data, organizations potentially have more and more knowledge at their disposal to steer towards the best results.
Join Rob Honens, CCH Tagetik as he interviews Marco van der Kooij, Managing Partner, Forsight Consulting, an expert in digital transformation on the changing role of the CFO Office and how you can improve performance management and the agility of your organization in this engaging discussion on:
Client Engagement Executive
Managing uncertainty and facing disruption has been on the minds and the agendas of visionary CFOs for years; however, the past year bewildered even the most advanced organizations. As businesses now reflect on performance and recognize the opportunity for improvement in front of them, finance leaders find themselves at the center of the conversation. The Office of the CFO is forging partnerships across the business to support organizational resilience, and in that process are rethinking business models and strategies, ensuring agility in processes and systems, optimizing resources, uncovering opportunities for efficiency, and supporting the organizational strategy to drive growth.
Join Anaplan’s Victor Barnes, SVP Connected Planning, and Sara Baxter-Orr, Global Head of Solutions and the CFO Practice, both former CFOs themselves, as they discuss:
Global Head of CFO Practice
Senior Vice President, Connected Planning
Leader, Centers of Excellence
Payments fraud is a growing risk in today’s business environment, as fraudsters focus their attacks on new digital B2B payment systems. Companies that don’t modernize their payments fraud prevention efforts risk being left vulnerable to not just monetary losses, but a loss of trust as well.
Join Capital One to understand the common types of payments fraud and best practices you can implement to help mitigate risk and prevent losses.
Regional Vice President - East Region, Commercial Card
Senior Vice President, Financial Crimes Risk Management
Effective leadership in finance is critical to organizational success, and it is crucial to address core questions related to your finance journey. Do you know what your goals are, what success looks like, and how to measure success? Can you pinpoint your strengths, weaknesses, and blind spots? Knowing the answers to these questions will help your finance team start its route to success.
Join this impactful keynote presentation, which will address:
Vice President of Shared Services
Finance didn’t slow during the pandemic. It just became different. For fast-moving businesses, that likely meant an even greater shift in operations. Hear how one company was able to continue scaling its business and operations while still managing to grow and thrive. And how that built-in resiliency is a part of positioning itself for the recovery wave.
Remote work has become the new norm for organizations worldwide, and the option for finance teams to work from home is likely to be permanent. In order to successfully manage a remote team, CFOs must ensure the right technology is in place and strengthen communication. Although finance teams may be unable to collaborate in person, it is critical to maintain a sense of togetherness and collaboration while fully virtual.
Join this interactive panel discussion, which will address:
Vice President, Finance & Accounting
Vice President, Financials Products and Go to Market
Senior Vice President - Finance & Accounting Direct Hire
Senior Finance Director, Global R&D Operations
Chief Financial Officer
The marketplace is rapidly evolving. Sustainable success requires innovative thinking, seamless business processes and modern technology. Digital transformation — or technology-centered improvement — is helping businesses across industries modernize their infrastructures to meet new demands. Attend this session to learn how innovative organizations are transforming people, process, and technology to structuring modern business information models to drive advanced analytics across the enterprise.
Our interactive panelists will discuss:
Financial Planning and Analysis Director
Business Team Lead, ERP Strategy
Vice President Accounting Systems
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