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Webinar Recording

How to Shorten the Financial Close and Reporting Process Through Cloud-Based Performance Management

Date: Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST There are no CPE Credits for this Solution Demonstration.
As your finance team moves into 2017, you’ve likely identified a number of inefficiencies in your financial reporting process that could be improved this year.

Please join Host Analytics Vice President John O’Rourke for this Proformative webinar on how to shorten the timeframe for completing your year-end financial close and reporting by using a cloud-based financial close and reporting solution.
After attending this event you will be able to:
Accelerate financial close and reporting cycles
Automate the creation of regulatory filings, board books, and presentations
Reduce costs of compliance
Improve control and confidence in results


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.
Robert Poirier, Sr. Solutions Consultant, Host Analytics, Inc.
Robert Poirier
Sr. Solutions Consultant, Host Analytics, Inc.
  • Accountant and CPA by education and training
  • Financial Analyst for WR Grace
  • 25 Plus years experience in EPM, designing, developing and deploying EPM solutions worldwide
  • 15 years working for Hyperion
    • 4 years as Consolidation Product Manager taking HFM from Alpha to market
    • 3 Years as Global Consolidations Domain Expert
Moderated by: Jess Bozzo, Content 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 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.