Thomson Reuters' Pathway to Shared Services

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Tuesday, November 28, 2017
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM SGT
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Thomson Reuters has transformed the way its accounting and finance department works with finance automation tools that can deliver real value and impact within a shared services environment. Join this webinar to see how Thomson Reuters navigated past their challenges to bring greater efficiencies to their accounting operations and accelerate their financial close.

In this webinar, you will gain valuable insights from their finance transformation journey, plus learn how to:

  • Automate and manage complex, manual and repetitive accounting processes
  • Streamline cumbersome financial close processes and move beyond traditional period-end accounting
  • Utilise advanced process automation tools as an integral part of your finance transformation and continuous improvement initiatives improvement initiatives

 

Presenters:

Bob Abercrombie
Director
Thomson Reuters

Bob Abercrombie is Director Corporate Infrastructure at Thomson Reuters which operates across 100 countries as the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. With over 23 years of experience, Bob has implemented Consolidation Systems, Planning, Tax, and Treasury applications in his various capacities at the organisation, and has a wealth of experience in the Shared Services environment. Prior to Thomson Reuters, he was the Controller of a $10M corporation. Bob is a Certified Public Accountant in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.


Ann Furlong
Director, APAC Customer Team and Global Enablement
BlackLine

Ann Furlong is the Director APAC Customer Team and Global Enablement for BlackLine, the leading provider of Finance Controls and Automation software. Ann joined BlackLine in January 2011 from BlackLine client Tabcorp Holdings, an Australian wagering, gaming and Keno operator and one of the world's largest publicly listed gaming companies. Ann worked for Tabcorp in several roles with the latter part of her career focused on Process Improvement within the Shared Services environment. Prior to moving to Australia in 2007, Ann lived in the UK working for American companies and held responsibility for the EMEA and APAC regional Accounting functions. Ann is a Fellow with the global Accounting body ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants).