Businesses around the world are facing unprecedented challenges. In these times of uncertainty, gaining real-time visibility of cash flow and working capital has never been more important.
As the finance function begins to benefit from broader business digital transformation, many companies still find themselves at the start of their journey. Heads of finance have a unique opportunity to take a central role in business transformation and ensure their businesses have the skills, tools and expertise required to predict and adapt to the changes ahead and gain the competitive edge.
In this roundtable, we will explore how the role of finance is changing and how this will impact the value finance teams can bring to the business. With new technological developments driving fundamental shifts, is there a risk of technology making some finance roles obsolete? Or as markets transform in the post-pandemic economic downturn, will the chief finance officer play a key role in navigating their company through these shifts, adapting to changing business models, increased costs, and the emergence of new metrics.
The last year has affected every business and meant that they need to look at different ways of digital working. But the accelerated digitalisation brought upon businesses worldwide is far from complete. CFOs and CIOs worldwide are investigating strategies to simplify complex and time-consuming operations while preventing workflow disruptions and maintaining productivity levels.
As workplaces gear themselves up for another potentially eventful year, innovative solutions may be key to peel off unnecessary labour from all financial operations. Facilitating remote working, removing manual activities like paper invoice processing and quickly identifying and preventing issues are some of the ways top leaders can focus on growth while adapting to a revolutionised work environment. By digitalising repetitive tasks, competitive companies can free up working capital and redirect their efforts towards more value added activities.
Welcome to the Business Process Optimisation For Finance Operations Roundtable. This closed-door interactive event will be live on zoom and will address the key talking-point of “what changed in 2020 and how do we deliver business continuity in 2021?”
Now that workforces are approaching the first anniversary of being remotely based, we will work as a group to understand:
With the support of our expert moderators, Kieran Coughlan & Luke Richardson, this effective and intimate format will allow you to connect with your peers and assess some real time solutions for 2021.