Aris Castro

Country CFO Microsoft Philippines

Future Workforce, Future Workplace in the Age of COVID-19

Wednesday, August 12th, 2020

2:00 PM FinTech Panel: DNA of the CFO: Is the Future of Finance New Technology Or New People?

In today's business operations, the changing role of the CFO is increasing complexities resulting from globalization, regulation, information technology, and changing expectation, amongst others. These bring the role of finance function into question, where traditional responsibilities will soon become obsolete.

In this panel, we find out how CFOs provide insights and support strategic planning with the use of data analytics to lead future complex decision-making by correlating, forecasting, and predicting future scenarios.

  • How do you define your CFO role?
  • As the CFO role blurs, how can future finance leaders find focus?
  • Is the future of finance robotics?
  • Challenging the assumptions about what constitutes finance talent

Multi-Function Shared Services Transformation – Case Studies

Thursday, August 13th, 2020

3:30 PM Virtual Masterclass C (Premium Content): Finance Bundling and Transformation: Delivering Strategic Business Value

Finance shared services was a way to leverage economies of scale and for global enterprises to benefit from the consolidation of services and standardization of their transactional accounting practices. An estimated 80% of Fortune 500 companies have implemented a shared services model. As they mature, the organization demands added strategic business value through financial analysis and planning, resulting in a combination of automation and manual processes to omit the oversight of data inconsistencies.


Join this workshop and learn:

·        Microsoft’s Journey in Finance Transformation – Find out how Microsoft continuously evolved and transformed our Finance organization

·        Learn how Microsoft empowers productivity and accuracy (e.g. Machine Learning forecasting, analytics & insights, and many more)

·        Understand how the Finance role should lead continuous improvement, transformation, and anticipating future trends to continue to be relevant in the fast-paced world 

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Aris.

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