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Webinar Recording

Unified Cloud Transformation: How Finance Partners with HR for Better Business

Date: Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
The need for closer collaboration between finance and HR has never been more important. Finance has emerged as the co-pilot to strategic business decision-making and can help provide the forward-looking guidance needed to capitalize on new business opportunities. HR plays an essential role in ensuring that the business has the talent it needs to execute on digital strategies, and create a change-ready culture. Increasing transparency and collaboration between Finance and HR can provide your business with new insights into how such a collaboration impacts budgets, forecasts, talent, resource allocation, and much more.
After attending this event you will be able to:
Learn how deeper collaboration can boost productivity and accelerate innovation
Identify why moving finance and HR systems to the cloud is a strategic necessity, not just a pathway to cost reduction
Learn how organizations have modernized their back-office systems to gain efficiency through a single data model to promote innovation and collaboration

Speakers

Tapan Nagori, Partner\Principal - Financial Services, PwC
Tapan Nagori
Partner\Principal - Financial Services, PwC
Tapan is a Partner in PwC's Advisory Finance, Technology and Operations practice based out of Chicago. He has more than twenty years of experience assisting various Financial Services clients including asset managers\servicers with complex business and technology transformation. His recent projects have included leading the global finance transformation leveraging technology; implementing a large data warehouse for regulatory compliance; implementing master data management, data governance/data quality frameworks; streamlining the month end close processes; defining data conversion strategy, and enhancing various ERP solutions such as Oracle Cloud, PeopleSoft, JDEdwards and MRI to meet business requirements.
Christina Kite, Vice President, Global Business Finance, Oracle Corporation
Christina Kite
Vice President, Global Business Finance, Oracle Corporation
Christina Kite is a senior Technology, Finance and Operations executive with more than 20 years of experience with Fortune 50 and Government organizations leading large, global cross-functional teams and programs. Christina is currently a Vice President, Global Business Finance, within Oracle Corporation. In this capacity, she is a global finance business partner for the $4.5B North America Technology Division. Prior to Oracle, Christina worked most recently as a Senior Vice President of Strategy and Operations at the Federal Reserve Bank of NY where she was responsible for the development and implementation of the Bank’s Financial Strategies and Financial Crisis Recovery Program, Vendor Management and Procurement Office, Corporate Real Estate, Business Services and the Information Strategy and Analytics functions for the Bank.

Christina also held the title of CFO for the Corporate Real Estate Division at Goldman Sachs where she was responsible for the financial planning, analysis and reporting of projects and oversight of a $2B+ annual budget. Prior to her rotation into Finance, Christina led global information technology application development teams supporting engineering, support services, call centers and finance functions. Christina graduated cum laude with a BS in Management Science and has a MBA from the Sloan School of Management at MIT.
Indy Bains, Senior Director of ERP EPM Cloud Product Marketing, Oracle
Indy Bains
Senior Director of ERP EPM Cloud Product Marketing, Oracle
Indy Bains is the Senior Director of ERP EPM Cloud Product Marketing at Oracle, where he is responsible for customer growth strategy for the CFO Office. Indy has held roles as both a Finance and HR practitioner and has also led solution consulting teams across many industries. He has dedicated a big part of his professional career to helping hundreds of organizations evaluate financial management and HR solutions to fit their business needs. Indy’s broad and deep background in enterprise applications, cloud leadership and future technology trends, makes his insights both compelling and inspiring for all audiences.
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 Oracle
Oracle - Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ: ORCL) is the world's largest enterprise software company. With the market-leading Hyperion enterprise performance management suite, world class financial applications, and integrated governance, risk and compliance solutions Oracle helps finance executives maximize potential and deliver results for their organizations.

Continuing Education Information

Certified Public Accountant

  • Continuing Education Credit
    1 CPE Credit
  • Field of Study
    Finance
  • CPE Delivery Method
    Group-Internet
  • Program Location
    Online
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    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
    Finance
  • CPE Delivery Method
    Group-Internet
  • Program Location
    Online
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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.
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