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Webinar Recording

Best Practices for Streamlining Corporate Reporting

Date: Friday, May 20, 2016
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Closing the books, consolidating operational results, and meeting stakeholder and regulatory reporting requirements while working against ever decreasing timelines is the holy grail of the modern finance department.

This webinar will cover the latest strategies and tools to reduce risk and improve efficiency in your reporting processes by:
  • Heightening stakeholder visibility and transparency
  • Improving collaboration and distributing workloads continuously over the accounting period
  • Using compliance strategies to drive process optimization
  • Employing risk assessment to save money and produce operational benefits
  • Increasing awareness around common reporting issues that can derail or delay your IPO
You will also see a live demonstration of a modern platform that can help you streamline your corporate reporting.
After attending this event you will be able to:
Recognize how to increase stakeholder visibility and transparency
Visualize how to improve collaboration in preparation of documents
Identify how to distribute workloads continuously over the accounting period
Understand how to establish a culture of continuous improvement

Speakers

Rob Blake, Corporate Reporting Expert, Certent
Rob Blake
Corporate Reporting Expert, Certent
Rob leverages more than 20 years of business reporting and enterprise software development expertise in his current role as Director of Product Management for Certent’s Disclosure Management solution, a cloud-based application that helps companies improve their XBRL and regulatory reporting process. He is globally recognized as a founder and expert in XBRL with active involvement in the standard dating back to its founding in 1999. Rob has also been instrumental in helping the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission advance its XBRL initiatives by serving as Product Manager for their original and forthcoming new XBRL viewers, as well as the initial US GAAP XBRL taxonomy project. Rob spent 2 years with a financial institution and 4 years with a Big Eight accounting firm prior to moving into the business reporting and technology space. He received his B.S.B.A. in Finance with an emphasis in Accounting from the University of Akron (OH).
Jeremy Sucharski, CISA, CRISC, Partner, Arminino
Jeremy Sucharski, CISA, CRISC
Partner, Arminino
Jeremy has over twelve years of experience delivering internal audit, and consultative services to clients in a variety of industries. Jeremy manages teams and works closely with clients to analyze risks associated with information systems and business processes, implement controls and test those controls for operational effectiveness. He has extensive experience in developing and executing a detailed audit plan to test effectiveness of systematic and manual information system and business process controls. Furthermore, Jeremy is the leader of the firm’s GRC practice. Jeremy is a member of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) and has a B.A. in Business Administration, MIS Concentration, from California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo.
Moderated by: Ernie Humphrey, Educational Programs Leader, Proformative
Moderated by: Ernie Humphrey
Educational Programs Leader, Proformative
Ernie currently serves as the CEO of 360 Thought Leadership Consulting. 360 Thought Leadership Consulting helps companies define and unlock the strategic value of their thought leadership programs. Previously Ernie served as the Vice President, Educational & Marketing Programs for Proformative. Ernie has overseen the content and execution of over 200 events designed to further the careers of finance and accounting leaders and related professionals. Formerly, Ernie served as the Director of Treasury Services and as a Director of the Corporate Treasurers Council for the Association for Financial Professionals. Ernie has extensive experience in the areas of educational program development and execution, online marketing, website content management, international cash management, and acquisition integration. Ernie has a BS and MS in Economics both from Purdue University.

Sponsor

Event Sponsor Certent
Certent - Since 2002, Certent has been making it easier for companies to meet their financial compliance requirements. Certent’s user-friendly, web-based technology streamlines equity plan management, financial reporting for ASC718, and financial filings (in XBRL and HTML) with the U.S. SEC. With technology based on in-depth accounting expertise, an open ecosystem of industry partners, and an expert services organization focused on customer success, Certent has helped more than 1,200 companies worldwide innovate their financial compliance processes.

Certification is not required to get started, but please let us know which certifications you have.

By filling out this form you will become a member of Proformative, and are subject to Proformative's User Agreement. This webinar is provided to you for free by the sponsor, who may contact you later.

Continuing Education Information

Certified Public Accountant

  • Continuing Education Credit
    1 CPE Credit
  • Field of Study
    Finance
  • CPE Delivery Method
    Group-Internet
  • Program Location
    Online
  • Program Level
    Basic
  • Prerequisites
    No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.
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Continuing Professional Development

  • Continuing Education Credit
    1 Hour
  • Field of Study
    Finance
  • CPE Delivery Method
    Group-Internet
  • Program Location
    Online
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Certified Management Accountant

  • Continuing Education Credit
    1 CE Credit
  • Field of Study
    Finance
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    Group-Internet
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    Online
  • Program Level
    Basic
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    No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.
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