Host: Beth Kaplan, managing director, Deloitte & Touche LLP
Presenters: Katie Glynn, Senior Manager, Deloitte & Touche LLP
Tom Toppen, Managing Director,Deloitte & Touche LLP
John Zimmerman, director, Financial Data Services,Hershey
Wit LeBlanc, Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer at Oceaneering
Many organizations have been paying more attention to intercompany accounting as they invest in operating models, governance, data, and technology to support the complex accounting and regulatory process. What events are driving intercompany accounting back into the spotlight? We’ll discuss:
- The regulatory requirements requiring companies to produce more real-time reporting with the right processes
- The finance transformation and ERP changes highlighting the potential for transformation in automation
- The M&A activity and integration challenges driving the efforts to understand a broad approach to intercompany accounting
Meet the speakers
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.
Katie is partner with Deloitte & Touche LLP. She specializes in helping clients address complex record to report challenges to reduce risk and enhance management oversight through business process re-design, enabling technologies, and finance master data governance. A primary focus of Katie’s is assisting organizations to transform the end-to-end intercompany process by designing and implementing solutions that meet the specific needs of her client constituents across Finance, Treasury and Tax. She holds various leadership roles to driving leading practices and the enhancing the Deloitte brand including the leader of the Deloitte Intercompany Center of Excellence and the Eminence Lead for the Deloitte Center for ControllershipTM.