Host: Beth Kaplan, managing director, Deloitte & Touche LLP
Presenters: Brad Schulte, partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP
Putri Sukardi, managing director, Deloitte & Touche LLP
Max Resnick, Finance Transformation Director, Verizon
1.0 Overview CPE credit | Business Management & Organization
Today’s finance function should harness the capabilities of emerging technologies to keep up with evolving business models, operate efficiently, and better serve business partners. To realize maximum value from implementation of transformational technologies, business leaders should play a more hands-on role throughout the process. We’ll discuss:
- The value behind a successful business integration approach
- Leading practices and key focus areas of a “business-driven” transformation
- Differentiating talent skill sets and capabilities for the function
Meet the presenters
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.
Putri Sukardi is a leader in the Accounting & Reporting transformation space focusing on integration between people, process, and technology. She specializes in Finance and Accounting Transformation enabled by technology solutions, specifically in the Consumer Products industry. She has over 15 years of experience specializing in cost & profitability management, finance and accounting transformation, and risk and internal controls. Putri has led, managed and executed multiple complex projects involving finance and accounting process optimizations, finance system implementations and enhancements, and inventory and cost modelling. Putri also has extensive experiences with SAP (S/4HANA), Oracle and JD Edwards ERP systems.