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Webinar Recording

Financial Close and Reporting with a Modern Platform

Date: Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST There are no CPE Credits for this Solution Demonstration.
It’s hard to believe that 2016 is coming to a close soon. That also means many Finance organizations are getting ready for the year-end close and reporting process. Is your organization struggling through extended monthly and quarterly closes with spreadsheets and email? Are you held back by legacy consolidation and reporting applications that your organization has outgrown? Maybe it’s time for a change.

Learn how cloud-based financial close, consolidation and reporting applications from Host Analytics are helping over 600 companies reduce reliance on spreadsheets and email, shorten period-end reporting cycles, accelerate reporting, and enable Finance to spend more time on value-added analysis. See a demonstration of how a cloud-based financial close and consolidation solution can be easily integrated with your existing data sources, and totally managed by Finance.


John O’Rourke, Vice President of Product Marketing, Host Analytics, Inc.
John O’Rourke
Vice President of Product Marketing, Host Analytics, Inc.
John O’Rourke is Vice President of Product Marketing at Host Analytics. With a background in accounting and finance, John has over 30 years of experience in the software industry, and over 16 years of experience in EPM Product Marketing at Hyperion Solutions and Oracle. He has worked with many customers and partners on financial reporting and planning initiatives and has spoken and written on many topics in enterprise performance management. John has also held positions in strategic marketing and product marketing at Dun & Bradstreet Software, Kenan Systems and Decisyon. John has a BS degree in accounting from Bentley University and an MBA from Boston College.
Holly Simpson, Manager, Solution Consulting, Host Analytics
Holly Simpson
Manager, Solution Consulting, Host Analytics
Holly Simpson has held her position as Manager, Solution Consulting for the past 6 years with Host Analytics. She is a CPA with 20+ years of experience in finance and accounting systems, most recently with Microsoft and Billtrust, a SaaS provider of billing and payment solutions. Holly started her career as an auditor with Price Waterhouse and was the Controller for a high tech organization for 4 years.

Holly lives in Denver, Colorado because it is always sunny and is a avid cyclist and runner.
Moderated by: Lindsey Smith, Senior Project Manager, Argyle Executive Forum
Moderated by: Lindsey Smith
Senior Project Manager, Argyle Executive Forum
Lindsey is the Senior Project Manager and Manager of Event Production for Argyle Executive Forum’s growing virtual division. She has been with Argyle since 2011 as a part of the Meeting Management & Operations team.

Prior to Argyle, Lindsey worked for ARAMARK in various locations and capacities – most recently as the Assistant Concessions Manager at the Oakland Coliseum.

A Virginia native, Lindsey holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a concentration in Hospitality & Tourism Management from James Madison University and a minor in Exceptional Education. She is based in Texas.


Event Sponsor Host Analytics
Host Analytics - Host Analytics is the leader in cloud-based financial applications for planning, consolidation, reporting and analytics. Host Analytics enterprise performance management (EPM) customers benefit from improved business agility, improved security, and lower overall cost compared to legacy on-premises alternatives. World-class companies like NEC, Burlington Coat Factory, and Crocs trust Host Analytics to power their strategic financial processes. Host Analytics is a fast-growing, private company backed by leading venture capitalists and is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices around the globe.

There are no CPE Credits for this Solution Demonstration.