Finance Shared Services: trends, best practices and the role of technology in sustaining success – a Hackett Group and SAP webinar

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Tuesday, December 04, 2012
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Find out how to accelerate the transformation of your Finance function to a Shared Service.

Join this webinar to benefit from the latest market research from the Hackett Group, hear about best practices world-class companies have applied to maximize the performance of their Finance function through Shared Services – and the amazing results they are achieving.

Discover how SAP can help you unlock the technology promises and achieve the benefits of shared services for your financial processes through process optimization, workflow standardization and economies of scale.

Don’t miss this opportunity to pose questions to recognized thought leaders and give your Shared Services strategy a new and sustainable impulse.

Join us and find out:

  • What are the reasons behind the increase and success of the Shared Services model in Finance

  • How world-class Global Business Services organizations are now using Shared Services to support critical and strategic finance functions

  • Key benefits world-class Global Business Services organizations are getting from Shared Services over time

  • The key role of technology in driving Shared Services efficiency and effectiveness

  • How to unlock previously untappable economies of scale with SAP Shared Service Framework

  • What is next in Shared Services and how to anticipate the trends with SAP Infrastructure

and much more!


Bernhard Fischer
VP Solution-Management Shared Services

Bernhard Fischer is responsible for SAP’s solution strategy for shared services. Joining SAP in 1990, his responsibilities included software development for the system administration toolset for SAP® R/3® software, implementing SAP R/3 installations in Europe and North America, and incubation of the regional support centers in Walldorf, Germany; Singapore; and Shanghai, China. Prior to SAP, Bernhard worked at Siemens-Nixdorf. He holds a master’s degree in physics from the Technical University of Karlsrule

Tom Bangemann
Senior Vice President Business Transformation
The Hackett Group

Tom Bangemann is Senior Vice President Business Transformation at The Hackett Group. He has been with The Hackett Group for 10 years in various regional and practice leadership roles. He headed the European Advisory & Transformation businesses before focusing on Business Development and the Globalization practice for EMEIA as well as Hackett´s “global deals”. He currently also runs regional business development activities in eastern and northern Europe. He has worked on numerous advisory, consulting, auditing and benchmarking engagements in almost all functions of a company, with a deep expertise focus on World-class performance in G&A, especially in the Finance function. His experience includes a set of over 100 globalization/sourcing projects (incl. shared services & outsourcing). Tom has worked in a range of industries and countries.