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Webinar Recording

Stop Abusing Excel for Workforce and CapEx Planning

Date: Friday, May 5, 2017
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Workforce and Capital Expense Planning are critical steps in the budgeting process. They both rely on sensitive and detailed information that can have a significant impact on the overall financial plan. However, many organizations rely on error-prone, unsecure spreadsheets and email to manage these functions.

Attend this webinar to learn how leading companies leverage cloud-based planning software, with robust workforce and CapEx planning capabilities, to automate manual steps, secure sensitive information, and accelerate the planning process. See a demonstration of how a cloud-based EPM platform can be deployed quickly, while being easily adopted by both finance and line of business users.
After attending this event you will be able to:
Reduce reliance on spreadsheets and manual processes
Leverage your Excel skills while using the power of the cloud
Streamline and reduce the pain of Workforce and CapEx planning
Link Workforce and CapEx plans into the overall financial budget
Empower line managers with timely, insightful reporting and analysis and drive accountability within business units

Speakers

André Lafayette, Vice 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.
Mike Leese, Senior 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.
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.

Sponsor

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.

Continuing Education Information

Certified Public Accountant

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

  • Continuing Education Credit
    1 CE Credit
  • Field of Study
    Specialized Knowledge
  • CE Delivery Method
    Group-Internet
  • Program Location
    Online
  • Program Level
    Basic
  • Prerequisites
    No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.
More information about CE Credits