Finance Transformation 2015

September 16 - 18, 2015

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 finance organizations to be efficient and effective, but also integrated and flexible.  

Our agenda goes well beyond the why and wow factors, by taking a "how to" approach to address 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 senior-level 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. Support your organization both commercially and strategically. 

Join us at Finance Transformation and learn how to;

  • Integrate finance and strategy for value creation  
  • Determine whether your culture is hindering or helping transformation
  • Implement a Finance vision to become a globally integrated enterprise 
  • Use finance as decision support to drive real-time business insights 
  • Spot a failing transformation and right the ship with an emphasis on alignment
  • Achieve flexibility and scalability by optimizing your service delivery platform
  • Structure and execute a change management program that really works
  • Make deep dives on data governance and business intelligence solutions including machine learning 
  • Align your finance talent strategy with overall business needs  
  • Embrace the digital age of technology and measure its impact
  • Leverage outsourcing and offshoring to improve finance function efficiency and effectiveness
  • Achieve global consistency of processes across all finance businesses
  • Move from finance as a function to finance as a service 
  • Guide the human impact of transformation by maximizing HR's involvement
  • Break down organizational barriers and forge strategic enterprise-wide business partnerships 

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

Featured Speakers

 Ryan Shortreed
Ryan Shortreed
Vice President, Finance Transformation
 Richard Ries
Richard Ries
Vice President, Finance Transformation
 John Dieter
John Dieter
SVP, Global Finance Shared Services
 Amy Kwan
Amy Kwan
Vice President, Global Business Services

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