Webinar Recording
5 Ways to Ease the Pain of Budgeting Season
Mike Leese, Senior Solution Consultant, Host Analytics
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Duration: 1 Hour
Educational Webinar
Still doing annual budgeting with spreadsheets? There’s a better way.

Budgeting season is right around the corner. If you’re still shuddering from the spreadsheets and email process of last year, or are struggling with legacy budgeting applications, sign up for this webinar to learn 5 Ways to Ease the Pain of Budgeting Season.

Learn about the key market trends in budgeting, planning and forecasting and discover the best practices companies are adopting to reduce the pain of annual budgeting.
Recorded Jul 26, 2017

Learning Objectives

After attending this event you will be able to:
Streamline, as well as reduce the pain of, the annual budgeting process
Leverage your Excel skills while using the power of the cloud
Implement rolling forecasts to bring more agility into the planning process
Drive accountability among line of business managers


Mike LeeseSenior Solution Consultant, Host Analytics
Mike Leese
Senior Solution Consultant, Host Analytics
Mike Leese is a senior finance professional with over 20 years’ experience in software, manufacturing, distribution, utilities and professional services. With deep expertise in financial reporting, financial planning and information systems, Mike has been with Host Analytics since 2012.

Before joining Host Analytics, Mike held a number of finance and accounting roles at TIMET, Gartmore, Thames Water, Airgas, Tyco Toys, and Westmoreland Coal Company.

Mike earned a BS in Accounting from Temple University and an MBA in Finance from Saint Joseph’s University.
André LafayetteVice President of Product Marketing, Host Analytics
André Lafayette
Vice President of Product Marketing, Host Analytics
André Lafayette is Vice President of Product Marketing at Host Analytics. Before moving into marketing, he worked in corporate accounting and finance at fast growing Silicon Valley startups and large public and multinational companies. André used and implemented a wide range of accounting and financial systems during his time in accounting and has a broad experience set, from managing payroll and receivables to closing the books and generating final board reporting. His passion for technology and its use to streamline businesses processes have led him to high tech companies like Intuit and Host Analytics who are focused on improving the planning, close, tax and reporting processes for finance and accounting professionals.
Moderated by: Jess BozzoContent Manager, Argyle Executive Forum
Moderated by: Jess Bozzo
Content Manager, Argyle Executive Forum
Jess is the Content Manager for Argyle Executive Forum’s growing CFO virtual division. In her current role, Jess is responsible for the creation and implementation of virtual event themes, overviews, and working with speakers and partners to create engaging and timely content. Prior to joining Argyle, Jess got her start in audience development and marketing with NewBay Media. A graduate of Gettysburg College, and a New Jersey native, Jess currently resides in Hoboken.


Event Sponsor Host Analytics
Host Analytics - Host Analytics is the industry’s leading provider of scalable, cloud-based enterprise performance management (EPM) solutions. Companies of all sizes, from $10 million startups to $10 billion multi-nationals, rely on Host Analytics to provide financial planning, budgeting, modeling, consolidations, and reporting. Host Analytics has 700 customers in 90 countries including Bose, Boston Red Sox, FitBit, La-Z-Boy, Mayo Clinic, NPR, OpenTable, Peet’s Coffee & Tea, Pinterest, Swissport, TOMS Shoes, True Value, and Vitamin Shoppe. Host Analytics is a private company backed by leading venture capitalists and is headquartered in Silicon Valley.