Financial Management Analytics: How to evolve from the ‘single version of the truth’ to ‘multiple versions of outcomes’

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Financial Management Analytics: How to evolve from the ‘single version of the truth’ to ‘multiple versions of outcomes’

Speakers: Richard Fox, CPA, VP Data Science & Analytics, Apex Parks Group, Aliso Viejo, CA , Roland Mosimann, President, AlignAlytics, Wayne, PA

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    Video

  • Duration

    75m

For years finance has pursued the ‘holy grail’ of a single version of the truth. Learn how companies have accomplished this with more effective use of data and analytics incorporating predictive analytics and machine learning.

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Overview

For years finance has pursued the ‘holy grail’ of a single version of the truth through greater governance of data and standardization of process and systems. While this often elusive goal is of great value it remains a rearview mirror. Leading finance functions in today’s disruptive and changing environment build on that ‘truth’ to guide the rest of the organization to better anticipate future scenarios and outcomes … and therefore how to course correct when they occur. Learn how high performing companies have accomplished this challenge with more effective use of data and analytics incorporating predictive analytics and machine learning with use cases and examples from industry.

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Prerequisites:General business experience and understanding of the importance of personal presentation.
Duration:75m
Format:Video
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Speakers

  • Richard Fox, CPA, VP Data Science & Analytics, Apex Parks Group, Aliso Viejo, CA

    Rich Fox is VP Data Science & Analytics at Apex Parks Group where he is responsible for all data science demands across the business, designing and executing on the data analytics strategy. Apex Parks is one of the largest entertainment center companies in the United States operating amusement parks, water parks and family entertainment centers. Rich has twenty years of experience in Analytics and is an experienced thought leader by combining an analytical and data driven strategy with a deep understanding of business and finance to drive business performance in a breadth of industries including ecommerce, restaurants, hotels, retail, distribution, manufacturing and real estate. Rich has performed several finance transformations to provide Finance with more effective uses of data and analytics to provide better insights into what is driving performance in the company. Rich teaches Analytics in a Master’s program at San Diego State University where he recently co-designed the new Innovation course and has a Graduate Certificate in Predictive Analytics from Northwestern. He is also a CPA, spent six years with PricewaterhouseCoopers and has been a CFO. Rich received his BS in Accounting from the University of Illinois.

  • Roland Mosimann, President, AlignAlytics, Wayne, PA

    Roland is a co-founder of AlignAlytics and leads the company’s US operations. He leads numerous customer engagements, including in providing financial analytic solutions for strategic portfolio management, pricing optimization and root cause profitability. He works closely with IBM’s analytic solutions business and co-authored several books with them, notably The Performance Manager series in 2007. Roland was a member of the Executive Board of the World Economic Forum in Geneva, Switzerland, and a consultant with McKinsey & Company in Zurich. Roland holds an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a BS in Economics from The London School of Economics.