Host: Beth Kaplan, managing director, Deloitte & Touche LLP
As reporting requirements continue to transform in line with organizational changes, many companies may struggle to keep up and sustain efficiency in their current processes. How can organizations simplify their reporting to modernize their data and processes? We’ll discuss:
- Why organizations should simplify and rationalize both internal and external reporting before introducing automation tools
- Areas of reporting that may no longer provide value to organizations
- How to introduce technology to automate data and the reporting process
Meet the host
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.