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Webinar Recording

Understanding the Impact of Automation on Today’s Finance Teams

Date: Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
In today’s fast-paced business landscape, finance professionals are tasked with maintaining a forward-thinking finance organization. This can be an overwhelming responsibility given Finance’s traditional roles and responsibilities. As resources and talent are constantly evolving, agility through automation becomes the key to success.

Finance professionals today have the ability to leverage new technologies as key drivers to achieving business agility by driving down operational cost, increasing efficiency, and improving the customer experience. Join us to learn how automation is impacting today’s finance teams and business performance.
After attending this event you will be able to:
Identify the different types of financial automation-programmatic and algorithmic
Understand the impact and benefits of automating certain repetitive tasks-including through RPA
Leverage technology to strengthen corporate strategy and planning
Recognize the steps to begin finance automation in your organization

Speakers

Ken Fick, President and CEO, Piercethefog.com
Ken Fick
President and CEO, Piercethefog.com
Ken Fick is President and CEO of Piercethefog.com and a Senior Manager at MorganFranklin Consulting, Inc. Mr. Fick is a frequent speaker on finance related topics and has been featured in CFO.com, Proformative webinars, Journal of Accountancy, The CPA Journal, and many others esteemed publications. His consulting practices focuses on improving the Finance function including Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A), forecasting and business decision support.
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 BlackLine
BlackLine - BlackLine is a provider of cloud-based solutions that transform Finance and Accounting (F&A) by automating, centralizing and streamlining financial close operations, intercompany accounting processes and other key F&A processes for large and midsize organizations. Designed to complement virtually all ERP and other financial systems including SAP, Oracle and NetSuite, BlackLine increases operational efficiency, real-time visibility, control and compliance to ensure end-to-end financial close management and accounting automation from within a single, unified cloud platform.

Enabling customers to move beyond outdated processes and point solutions to a Continuous Accounting model, in which real-time automation, controls and period-end tasks are embedded within day-to-day activities, BlackLine helps companies modernize accounting operations with intelligent automation, ensuring more accurate and insightful financial statements and a more efficient financial close. More than 2,000 companies with users in over 130 countries around the world trust BlackLine to help ensure balance sheet integrity and confidence in their financial statements.

BlackLine is recognized by Gartner as a Leader in its 2017 Magic Quadrant for Cloud Financial Corporate Performance Management (FCPM) and as a pioneer in the cloud market for enhanced financial control and automation of FCPM.

Based in Los Angeles, BlackLine also has regional headquarters in London, Singapore and Sydney. For more information, please visit www.blackline.com.

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.
More information about CPE Credits

Continuing Professional Development

  • Continuing Education Credit
    1 Hour
  • Field of Study
    Finance
  • CPE Delivery Method
    Group-Internet
  • Program Location
    Online
More information about Hours

Certified Management Accountant

  • Continuing Education Credit
    1 CE Credit
  • Field of Study
    Finance
  • 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