25 Jul.

Controllership check-in: Navigating challenges and new expectations

Controllership Perspectives

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

Participants will discover new considerations for controllership and how some organizations are navigating current challenges. 


Key takeaways

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

Presenter: Josh Parrish, global controller, DIH Holdings
                    Matthew Hurley, partner, Deloitte & Touche, LLP

1.0 Overview CPE credit | Specialized Knowledge

At a time with many changes—from new disclosure rules and environmental, social, and governance (ESG) regulations to opportunities around emerging technology implementations—it seems not a month goes by without a new challenge. Now halfway through the year, how are controllers and accounting leaders meeting these challenges? We’ll discuss:

  • Steps organizations are taking to operationalize and implement new disclosure requirements
  • How controllership teams are leveraging previous regulatory lessons learned to address new standards and regulation complexities 
  • Managing increased expectations for controllership to be agents of change amid transformation 

Meet the speakers

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.

Matthew Hurley

Matthew Hurley

Advisory Partner | Deloitte & Touche, LLP

Matt is a partner in Deloitte & Touche LLP’s Controllership, Accounting and Reporting practice. He focuses on assisting clients address and operationalize complex accounting and reporting requirements and challenges through his significant experience in process and data remediation, accounting process and controls transformation, and accounting systems. Matt has led numerous cross-functional and large global teams, maintains Deloitte’s International Financial Reporting Standards certification, and serves in various leadership roles within Deloitte including serving as the Accounting Standards & Processes domain leader.

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