Host: Beth Kaplan, managing director, Deloitte & Touche LLP
This year ushered in more transformation as businesses traversed reality with more seasoned pandemic experience and a better understanding of a changing world. What are some of the key takeaways this year, and what should controllership know for the year ahead? We’ll discuss:
- How disruption has presented controllership with a unique opportunity to optimize and refresh the function
- Insights on events shaping the economy, their impact on finance, and next year’s economic possibilities
- Transformation of the workforce, workplace, and work emerging this year, and considerations for the year ahead
Meet the speaker
Beth F. Kaplan
Beth is the managing director for the Center for ControllershipTM. A Deloitte Risk & Financial Advisory managing director at Deloitte & Touche LLP, she has more than 35 years of experience both as an auditor, CFO/Controller, and as a financial operations consultant. Beth specializes in helping the Controllership function improve overall finance processes, reduce cost of delivery and/or reduce risk. She has served some of the largest global and national organizations as they transform their controllership function due to mergers, accounting changes and/or system transformation. Beth has published several times in the areas of improvement of the financial close and reporting process, role of controllership and designing an effective control design for Sarbanes-Oxley.