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Webinar Recording

Unlocking the Secrets to Finance Transformation

Date: Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
The pace of innovation in finance continues to accelerate. With the myriad of technology choices facing finance departments today, many are left asking “Where do I even start?”

In this webinar, a panel of finance professionals will tell their own stories, and help you understand the risks and rewards of applying technology to your company’s financial processes. Modeling, budgeting, forecasting, reporting, and closing – the entire finance lifecycle – will be examined with an eye toward smartly applying technology to streamline, refine, and shorten each phase of the process.

Join us as we discuss:
  • Model forward-looking projections and forecasts
  • Enhance visibility into business performance with cloud-based budgeting
  • Shorten the quarter-end close with modern tools and processes
  • Deliver timely and accurate financial and operational results
  • Streamline and ensure the accuracy of financial statements and filings for external stakeholders
After attending this event you will be able to:
Understand how to model forward-looking projections and forecasts
Enhance visibility into business performance with cloud-based budgeting
Recognize how to shorten the quarter-end close with modern tools and processes
Deliver timely and accurate financial and operational results
Streamline and ensure the accuracy of financial statements and filings for external stakeholders

Speakers

Brad Tingey, Corporate Controller, Golden State Foods
Brad Tingey
Corporate Controller, Golden State Foods
With more than a decade of finance experience, Brad Tingey has been with Golden State Foods for just over two years. Golden State Foods is one of the largest diversified suppliers to the food service industry. Established in 1947, GSF currently services more than 125,000 restaurants and stores from 45+ locations on five continents. Prior to working for Golden State Foods, Brad held a variety of finance management roles with PwC for more than 10 years, including two years in PwC’s National Office. Brad Tingey holds a Master's degree in Accountancy from Brigham Young University.
Janet Golla, Vice President, Planning and Analysis,Capitol Petroleum Group, LLC
Janet Golla
Vice President, Planning and Analysis,Capitol Petroleum Group, LLC
Janet Golla is a globally experienced finance professional in reporting, planning, analysis, and auditing. She is instrumental in leading financial system changes, from analysis and design, through training and implementation. Prior to joining Capitol Petroleum, Janet held a variety of roles in finance at Sodexo, Inc. and Marriott Food and Services. Janet holds both a BA and MBA from State University of New York at Buffalo.
Moderated by: John O’Rourke, Vice President, Host Analytics
Moderated by: John O’Rourke
Vice President, Host Analytics
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.
Hosted by: Ernie Humphrey, Educational Programs Leader, Proformative
Hosted by: Ernie Humphrey
Educational Programs Leader, Proformative
Ernie currently serves as the CEO of 360 Thought Leadership Consulting. 360 Thought Leadership Consulting helps companies define and unlock the strategic value of their thought leadership programs. 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.

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.

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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
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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.
More information about CE Credits