As organizations expand their operations to rely more heavily on technology and automation, the role of the financial controller evolves as well. Responsibilities of the traditional financial controller go beyond standard accounting processes and include a wide array of day-to-day financial activities.
Top priorities for financial controllers include managing a distributed workforce, embracing cloud-based technologies to analyze data in real-time, continuously developing business models, addressing financial security concerns, and focusing on upskilling existing talent.
Although the future is unknown and financial controllers will likely face many challenges in the new year, these finance gurus are enabling their organizations to better predict, plan, and prepare for financial success.
In this Argyle Financial Controller Leadership Forum, top minds in finance will discuss core accounting and finance strategies, including:
It is no secret that finance teams possess a plethora of confidential data, including financial records that must be secure at all times. Therefore, it is critical for financial controllers to work with IT to ensure that all private data is protected, and the appropriate security measures are in place to prevent breaches. This includes utilizing multi-factor identification, developing contingency plans, conducting security awareness trainings, and mitigating potential risk.
In this opening keynote presentation, you will learn:
A.I. Strategist & Author
Technology has been at the forefront of change for most organizations, and finance teams continue to focus on digital transformation initiatives for enterprise-wide success. Accounting departments and their financial controllers are able to harness the power of new tools and technologies to streamline traditional, manual processes and operate in a more efficient manner. So, what investments are finance leaders prioritizing for the remainder of 2023?
In this panel discussion, you will learn:
Chief Financial Officer
Senior Financial Analyst
Vice President, Business Performance Controlling
Is your organization prepared to withstand unpredictable economic shifts or pivot to support unexpected changes in business priorities? Continuous planning and flexible modeling and forecasting enable finance leaders to react with agility and deliver insights to support decision-making.
Attend this Thought Leadership presentation to learn best practices and practical methods to help your organization improve its forecasting and planning models to better withstand economic disruptions and adapt quickly as challenges and opportunities arise.
Kainos Group Head of Finance along with their Head of Operations, Americas, will share:
Group Head of Finance
Head of Operations, Americas
As companies navigate continued uncertainty, talent scarcity, and economic volatility, Finance and Accounting are uniquely positioned to recommend and execute strategies that deliver value and enhance agility while managing costs.
Successful F&A leaders are finding ways to drive their organizations forward by continuously optimizing processes, embracing technology and innovation, and focusing valuable resources on analysis and strategic business partnership. They have a vision for the future and are prioritizing progress and activating teams to transform accounting.
In this session, BlackLine’s corporate controller will share insights from her accounting transformation experience and highlight:
Vice President, Corporate Controller
The cloud has become an important tool for accounting departments, and organizations will continue to uncover the potential benefits of the cloud in 2023. Finance teams are able to easily access critical information from one, centralized location with extreme ease, especially while working remotely. This allows financial controllers and accounting teams to seamlessly collaborate online with each other, while ensuring confidential data is protected and securely backed up.
In this keynote, you will learn:
Senior Vice President Controller, Principal Accounting Officer
Finance is at the heart of every organization, which means that having the best finance talent is crucial to organizational success. Since hybrid work became the new normal, financial controllers and their teams are able to recruit new talent from anywhere in the world – literally anywhere! Since the new way of working is totally flexible, employers can look for candidates outside of specific regions and find more diverse backgrounds than ever before. This not only helps expand the finance function, but it can also increase the bottom-line in the long run.
In this panel discussion, you will learn:
Senior Assistant Director of Finance & Accounting Manager
Vice President, Finance & Accounting
Vice President Controller
Field of Study:Finance
Advance Preparation:None required
Delivery Method:Group Internet-based
Recommended CPE Credit(s):2
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