2019 looks like a lifetime in the past, doesn’t it? All through the 20-teens, CFOs in every single place had been beneath stress to construct digital finance groups that would reply shortly to fast change.
Then got here 2020.
Nearly in a single day, companies in every single place needed to change every part. Greater than a 12 months into the worldwide pandemic, seismic adjustments are nonetheless shaking the globe. Fast adjustments in buyer conduct throughout COVID-19 have made it clear that firms should innovate to outlive, compete, and reignite development.
In response, main firms have doubled down on their investments in innovation, M&A, productiveness enhancements, and danger administration. How are they managing such large strikes in such an unsure time? And what sort of success are they having?
Hear from top-performing enterprise executives
CEOs, CFOs, chief accounting officers, and different finance leaders are sharing their tales on the Oracle Cloud ERP Virtual Summit. You’ll hear from high executives at Lyft, Sq., Williams-Sonoma, goPuff, PwC and Oracle in regards to the large strikes they’re making to return to development. Take a look at the summit agenda:
Oracle’s Massive Strikes to Pivot Ahead
Larry Ellison, Govt Chairman and Chief Know-how Officer, Oracle
Oracle has a 40-year historical past of constructing daring strikes to outpace the competitors—particularly throughout downturns. Hear from government management on the massive adjustments Oracle is making to increase our lead within the cloud providers market and the way the finance workforce is supporting that effort.
PwC CFO Outlook: Return to Progress
Jenny Koehler, US Deputy Advisory Chief and US Advisory Industrial Merchandise and Providers Vertical Chief, PwC
CFOs surveyed by PwC within the final quarter of 2020 anticipate their firms to extend income over the subsequent 12 months, persevering with an upward development. That optimistic outlook is a testomony to the daring actions many have taken in a bid to return to development. Hear in regards to the high priorities for CFOs going into 2021 and the actions finance groups are taking to fulfill the challenges of the brand new 12 months.
Massive Transfer: Embrace Enterprise Mannequin Innovation
Ajmere Dale, Chief Accounting Officer, Sq.
The subsequent nice development industries are taking form proper now, led by firms able to faucet into the shift to digital work and digital commerce. Hear from finance leaders reshaping their industries for the subsequent decade and past by embracing services-based enterprise fashions, cloud-first platforms to help fast pivots, and a steady dedication to delivering buyer excellence by way of innovation and digital experiences.
Massive Transfer: Capitalize on Mergers, Acquisitions, and Divestitures
Josh Burke, Chief Monetary Officer, goPuff
The M&A market is on hearth as firms look to mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures to pivot enterprise fashions and reallocate sources into high-growth alternatives. Clients share their M&A methods and clarify how utilizing cloud-based platforms helps maximize synergies and improve shareholder worth.
Massive Transfer: Speed up an Automated Shut
Lisa Blackwood-Kapral, Chief Accounting Officer, Lyft
Jay Weiland, Director of Monetary Options, Lyft
Maria Smith, Senior Vice President, Company Controller, Oracle
Massive strikes akin to pivoting to a digital enterprise mannequin or making an acquisition could cause delays and inaccuracies in your monetary shut, particularly if you happen to’re nonetheless utilizing guide finance processes. Clients share their methods for automating your complete monetary shut course of utilizing clever course of automation applied sciences to ship touchless transactions and shortly get correct data into the arms of decision-makers.
Massive Transfer: Construct a Danger-Clever Tradition
Amy Allen, Vice President, Inside Audit/SOX Compliance, Williams-Sonoma, Inc.
The identical strikes enabling development and transformation can even put an organization’s most crucial and delicate knowledge in danger. Hear straight from Oracle clients who’ve created a tradition that insulates in opposition to threats to the enterprise whereas encouraging knowledgeable risk-taking by leveraging superior applied sciences.
Envisioning the Finance Pivot to Progress
Matt Bradley, Senior Vice President, EPM Functions Improvement, Oracle
Rondy Ng, Senior Vice President, ERP Functions Improvement, Oracle
Oracle improvement executives share the applied sciences, greatest practices, and capabilities CFOs and their finance groups must reignite development and lead their firms in an financial system reshaped by the pandemic.