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Webinar Recording

How Cloud Finance Solutions Transform the Strategic Value of Accountants

Date: Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT There are no CPE Credits for this Solution Demonstration.
For successful Accountants, their relationships with small and growing business clients or within their companies’ accounting and finance teams is key to their success. Improving their clients or company’s financial performance, delivering better financial advice and helping them to make better and faster business decisions is at the heart of the strategic value they offer.
Join us to learn from 2 experienced Accountants how they delivered strategic value across the enterprise at their clients by advising and leading their clients transitions to a cloud-based accounting solution. Discover the questions they had to answer, challenges they were able to overcome, and the opportunities they were able to identify and unlock for their clients.
After attending this webinar you will be able to:
Understand the current economics of adopting a cloud-based accounting solution, and how they work for Accounting firms and SMB companies
Leverage technology to slash financial close time, reduce manual and spreadsheet based processes, and deliver working capital visibility using real-time dashboards
Understand the value cloud based solutions offer in delivering compliance with dynamic accounting regulations


Barry Boese, CEO, Baac Office
Barry Boese
CEO, Baac Office
Barry Boese has over 25 years’ experience as an accountant, controller, and CFO with extensive experience in project management and leading business growth initiatives. Barry has worked with for-profit businesses and non-profit organizations to implement and leverage cloud based financial systems to drive efficiencies and top line company growth. Barry is a long time Certified Management Accountant and has a diploma from Niagara College in Business:Accounting
Christopher Hansell, CPA & Partner, Hansell and Associates
Christopher Hansell
CPA & Partner, Hansell and Associates
Christopher currently serves as a partner with Hansell and Associates, LLP a CPA and business consulting firm based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Hansell and Associates provides accounting, tax, payroll, and system implementation services to small and medium size businesses both locally and around the globe. Christopher has extensive experience using cloud based accounting/ERP software and advising clients in implementing and leveraging these solutions to deliver strategic value. Prior to joining Hansell & Associates, Christopher spent eight years at PriceWaterhouseCoopers. During his tenure at PwC he led several implementations of business process controls and application security on large scale SAP implementations. Christopher holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from McGill University, with a double major in Accounting and Management Information Systems. Christopher also holds a Graduate Diploma in Accounting from McGill University; is a member of both the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (inactive) and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Vishrut Parikh, Director, NetSuite
Vishrut Parikh
Director, NetSuite
Vishrut brings over 15 years’ experience in Enterprise Software Applications including Compensation Management, Incentive Compensation, Sales Performance Management, CRM and ERP. Vishrut is currently, Director of Product Marketing at NetSuite where he focuses on driving NetSuite penetration into large enterprise customers. Prior to NetSuite he worked at Callidus Software where he was responsible for its flagship incentive compensation product strategy and roadmap. Vishrut played a key role in Callidus Software’s transformation to SaaS solution provider from on-premise solution provider. At Siebel (now Oracle), Vishrut worked on the incentive compensation solution, consulting with Fortune 500 companies on deployment strategy and plan. Vishrut is an experienced strategist, having launched new products, implemented solutions and enabled channel partners to better grow their business
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 and as the Educational Programs Leader for Proformative. 360 Thought Leadership Consulting helps companies define and unlock the strategic value of their thought leadership programs by delivering comprehensive marketing services and business development strategy consulting. 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.


Event Sponsor NetSuite
NetSuite - Founded in 1998, NetSuite Inc. (NYSE: N) is the leading provider of cloud computing business management software suites for growing and mid-size businesses. Thousands of customers globally use NetSuite's online products and professional services to manage all key business operations—including customer relationship management (CRM), order fulfillment, inventory, accounting/ERP and finance, product assembly, ecommerce, website management and employee productivity—in a single web-based system.
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There are no CPE Credits for this Solution Demonstration.