Finance Transformation Forum

September 15 - 17, 2014

Hyatt Regency McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois

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Finance Adding Proactive Value to the Business

Welcome to the leading event focused entirely on the transformation of the modern day finance organization. 

We are pleased to bring you an exclusive agenda featuring the latest trends and leading practices from global companies. This event is designed to enable senior-level finance practitioners to improve both the efficiency and effectiveness of their organization by redefining the target operating model and executing towards it, leveraging organizational design, decision support, process standardization, and enabling tools and technology. 

Our agenda goes well beyond the why and wow factors, by  taking a "how to" approach which addresses the challenges and opportunities of executing transformation and adding strategic value to the business, keeping change management top of mind all along the way.

This conference brings together more than 150 practitioners in finance and accounting, financial planning and analysis, business unit finance and controllership, to network and share best practices and lessons learned. 

Bring your team and start to envision linkage between ideas, concepts, implementation and impact. Learn how to better communicate cause and its effect. 

Join us September 16-18 at Finance Transformation to learn; 

  • How to determine whether your company's culture is hindering or helping transformation
  • How to spot a failing transformation and right the ship with an emphasis on alignment 
  • How to create a flexible and scalable model using a lean-based CI program
  • How to improve decision support through master data management 
  • How to embrace big data and analytical insights to expand your capability
  • How to embrace the digital age of technology and measure its impact 
  • How to evolve your technology architecture and implementation plan
  • How to achieve global consistency of processes given cultural differences
  • How to structure & successfully execute a change management program 
  • How to tap new value by redesigning the organization and service delivery model 
  • How to focus on the metrics that matter to enhance corporate performance management 

Then, blueprint your journey with our brand new tracks on the before and after phases of transformation

Speaker Highlights

 Todd Dooley
Todd Dooley
Vice President of Finance
H&R Block
 Peter Jackson
Peter Jackson
Vice President, FP&A and M&A
Lennox International
 Raphael Fuchs
Raphael Fuchs
Finance Director, Financial Planning and Analysis
Valspar
 Michael Coyle
Michael Coyle
Executive Director, Shared Services Finance
Merck

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