About Shared Services Asia Interactive 2020:

Shared Services Asia Interactive 2020 is an exclusive opportunity for you to take part in an intimate roundtable discussion, and connect with like-minded peers across multiple industries and sectors. Shared Services, GBS and Finance leaders will exchange knowledge on striving through times of crisis to emerge stronger than ever.

How It Works: 
Each roundtable discussion will have 5 – 8 Shared Services leaders, led by 1 expert moderator. The intimate setting provides the opportunity for the leaders to engage in in-depth discussions around a particular challenge they are faced with. There will be a total of 2 rotations, each running for 1-hour.

Date: 30 July, Thursday

  • First Rotation: 10:00 – 11:00
  • Networking: 11:00 – 11:20
  • Second Rotation: 11:30 – 12:30

How To Register: 
This event is exclusive and limited seats are available. Kindly click here to reserve your space. For other enquiries, please contact theodora.soh@iqpc.com.sg directly.

Topic 1: Harnessing Technology and Finance Process Tools to Work Efficiently in the New Normal

There remains little doubt that the global COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted businesses on a global scale. As we enter to the Post COVID 19 phase, the focus is now to ensure the business remains competitive and productive. As the global workforce has been inevitably forced to work from their homes, Finance business leaders are now faced with a challenge, they were not prepared for – how can they ensure their workforce continues to work in a cost-effective yet productive manner? The role of technology and finance process tools have never been more critical than in a time like this.

In this session, find out how you can successfully leverage different tools to empower your finance team to work to the best of their ability, wherever they are.

Join us and learn more about:

  • Tips on encouraging business continuity and working without disruptions
  • Discover Finance technology and tools to streamline processes
  • What kind of tools are necessary to provide finance professionals with a conducive working environment?
  • Building the ROI and business case for technology investment – Why upfront investment is necessary to ensure long-term business sustainability?
  • Navigating challenges involved in adopting new technology during this remote period

Moderated by:

Maxime Barbot
Finance Project Manager

Maxime has 11 years of experience in the finance function and is familiar with finance operations. Prior to his current role, he has experience as a CFO, Director of Finance and Regional controller, focusing on financial analysis, reporting and planning, controlling, cash flow enhancement, cost-saving, restructuring, auditor relations, acquisition and divestment and capital raising. He is the currently Project Manager at JCDecaux, implementing the digital finance projects over Asia. As the Project manager, he has implemented Esker’s Accounts Payable solution from start to end multiple times. With his years of expertise, he is able to advise and best practices on successful tips on Finance Automation Projects.

Albert Leong
Managing Director
Esker Asia

Albert is the Managing Director of Esker Document Automation Asia Pte Ltd, and has over 30 years of experience in the technology sector, specifically on ERP and cloud-based solutions, as well as business process optimisation and deployment strategy in the Asia Pacific region. Over the years, Albert has participated in numerous regional CFO, CIO events as the keynote speaker and discussion panels to share his experience and journey in business and IT transformation.

Topic 2: Achieving Seamless Human-Bot Collaboration to Increase Workforce Productivity

Amongst the many challenges that the global COVID-19 pandemic brought forth, maintaining process efficiency and workforce productivity became top priority for most. In many organisations, investments in automation accelerated and businesses began to scale up automation projects to navigate these challenges. However, scaling up automation processes does not come easy, and the need to ensure seamless human-bot collaboration has increased tremendously. In this session, learn how you can leverage service orchestration to successfully scale up automation projects in an effective manner.

Join us and find out more about:

  • Increasing workforce productivity through scaled-up automation
  • Top tips on automation scalability – What usually goes wrong?
  • Driving seamless human-bot collaboration to maximise your automation investments
  • Leveraging the benefits of service orchestration – Is this for you?

Moderated by:

Uday Jose
Managing Director, APAC

Uday is responsible for Enate's business in APAC, and is a board member. He supports APAC’s large enterprises and helps them scale their automation initiatives. Uday is an entrepreneur at heart, and previously ran his own business in the UK which he exited in 2009.