Future of Finance and the Implications on the FP&A Function

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Future of Finance and the Implications on the FP&A Function

Speakers: Ash Noah, CPA, CGMA, VP External Relations, Association of International Certified Professional Accountants, Durham, NC, Kimberly Ellison-Taylor, CPA, CGMA, Global Accounting Strategy Director, Oracle America, Annapolis , MD

  • Format

    Video

  • Level

    Update

  • Duration

    1h15m

Digital disruption is making current business models obsolete and organisations must leverage technology and data in order to transform. We will discuss the impact of technology on the finance function of the future.

Learning outcomes

  • Understand the finance competencies required for the future
  • Apply the new Finance Operating Model for Modernizing Finance
  • Understand the impact of technology on finance and the future role of Finance

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Overview

Digital disruption is making current business models obsolete and organisations have no option but to leverage technology and data in order to transform or become a casualty. The finance function faces unprecedented challenges and must drive its own transformation agenda to adopt a new business model and help drive business transformation. Speakers will share research and insights on the impact of technology on the finance function of the future and the imperative for organizations to adopt a new operating model for finance.

Professional development

All learning resources available in the CGMA Store qualify for CPD for CIMA members.

Prerequisites:General Knowledge of the Finance Function
Programme level:Update
Duration:1h15m
Format:Video
Access:This is a digital product. You will have access to the content for a year after purchase date.

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Speakers

  • Ash Noah, CPA, FCMA, CGMA, Vice President, CGMA External Relations, AICPA

    Ash Noah, Vice President CGMA External Relations –at the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), focuses on introducing, promoting and widening awareness of the Chartered Global Management Accountant® (CGMA) designation among organizations worldwide. He works closely with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and acts as a liaison to the CFOs and CEOs of Fortune 1000 companies and other significant organizations.

    Ash has previously served as CFO of the International Unit of the global transport and logistics provider, TNT Express, and has led finance teams in 45 countries through significant transformation. While at TNT, Ash worked with CIMA to help build Business Partnering competencies in the finance function. He has been closely involved in mergers and acquisitions in Brazil, Chile, India and Spain. He has also led a number of business turnarounds in the Middle East, Africa, Australia, Northern Europe and Asia.

    Ash is a licensed US CPA CGMA and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. He is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.

  • Kimberly Ellison-Taylor, CPA, CGMA, Global Accounting Strategy Director/Chairman, Oracle America/Association Board of Directors, Annapolis, MD

    Kimberly has a lengthy history of volunteering for the profession, including serving as a member of the AICPA Business and Industry Executive Committee as well as the AICPA Board of Directors where she served as a member of the Audit and Finance committees. Kimberly also worked with the Benevolent Fund and has served as a Council representative.

    She is a past Chair of the Maryland Association of CPAs and has served on many of its committees, including the New Young Professional Network and Tomorrow's CPA.

    Kimberly is currently the Global Accounting Strategy Director for the Financial and Professional Services Industries for Oracle America, a leader in cloud solutions and enterprise technology. In this capacity, she provides insight to help drive innovation in this important domain, particularly as disruption is enabled by technology to include Cloud, Software as a Service, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data Data, and Robotics Process Automation to name a few.

    Previously, she served as the Global Practice team leader for Oracle's Health and Human Services Industry Practice, working with teams worldwide where she developed and executed strategies on Cloud, Big Data, Security, Fraud Prevention/Detection, Customer Experience, and Modernization. Prior to Oracle, Kimberly worked in leadership roles at numerous other major companies and organizations, including the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center; Motorola; KPMG; and Prince George's County Government, where she served as Chief Information Technology Officer.

    She is a sought after speaker and has received numerous awards. Notably, Kimberly has been recognized by Accounting Today as a one of the 100 Most Influential People in Accounting in 2016 and also by CPA Practice Advisor as one of the Most Powerful Women in Accounting for 2016. As of July 2017, Kimberly is also a member of the Robert H. Smith School of Business Advisory Board.

    Kimberly received her bachelor's degree from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County; an Accounting Certificate from the Community College of Baltimore County, an MBA from Loyola University and Master's of Science in Information Technology and a Chief Information Officer Certificate from Carnegie Mellon University.