27 Apr.

Taking control: Establishing effective controllership organization models to improve performance

Controllership Perspectives

Thursday, 02:00 p.m.  ET | 1 hr
Credits offered: CPE Event language: English

Participants will assess different controllership operating models through real-world examples—and the attributes of an optimum operating model—that can help lead the future of controllership from a panel of invited guests and specialists. 

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Key takeaways

Host: Beth Kaplan, managing director, Deloitte & Touche LLP

Presenters: Kelvin McLaurin, finance executive
                      Carrie Nichol, vice president & Controller, Cargill, Incorporated 
                      Alex Smith, partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP

1.0 Overview CPE credit | Business Management & Organization

Today’s finance and controllership function is evolving to serve the organization amid a changing landscape, different operating models, and multiple requirements necessary to drive a business forward. To realize maximum value for the future of controllership, what organization models may establish the best operating performance? We’ll discuss: 

  • Controllership capabilities for driving operating performance
  • Why and how specific models work well in improving operating performance
  • Which functions sit inside controllership and which sit outside 

Meet the host

Beth F. Kaplan

Beth F. Kaplan

Managing Director | Deloitte &Touche LLP

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.

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