Talentia and BPM

8 Key Reasons for Mid-Sized Companies to Modernize Consolidation

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Learn in this informative webinar from Craig Shiff, CEO of BPM partners, market trends around consolidation, close and reporting impacting the mid-market.

Also hear Client feedback from Franck Acquanita, corporate controller of Ascroft Engineering, about key challenges they have to deal with and the reason why they selected Talentia to be more efficient with consolidation and close processes.

These Financial systems used to be for the fortune 500 and too expensive, lengthy to implement and complex to use for mid-size companies. This has all changed and now the mid-market can benefit from cost efficient consolidation systems to deliver benefits such as:

Faster consolidation and close,

Greater analysis capabilities,

Better planning and performance control.

Watch this webinar and discover how you can easily improve your finance processes.

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Craig Schiff - BPM Partners - Webinar Keys to Modernize Consolidation

Craig Schiff

BPM Partners

Craig Schiff is CEO of BPM Partners, a vendor-neutral advisory services firm that helps clients address their performance management challenges with a comprehensive, rapid and cost-effective methodology. He was a founding member of Hyperion (which is now part of Oracle) and spent 16 years as SVP of its Products & Services group. More recently he was co-founder and CEO of OutlookSoft (now part of SAP). 

Mr. Schiff was also a founding member of the BPM Standards Group and is a recipient of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award. He has spent 30+ years focused on budgeting, forecasting, consolidation, reporting and analytics. He has contributed his expertise to CFO Magazine, American Productivity & Quality Center, Association for Financial Professionals, Financial Executives International, Institute of Management Accountants, IndustryWeek, TechTarget, Information Management, TDWI and other leading finance and technology focused publications and conferences.

Richard Bavington

Richard Bavington

General Manager
Talentia North America

Richard has spent 30 years in the CPM space working with Clients to help drive value from software applications. His experience includes time with large software companies such as Oracle (Hyperion) and IBM and smaller companies such as Frango and now Talentia Software. Richard leads the team in North America, always focused on delivering and exceeding Client expectations. Richard lives in the Boston area, his home for 15 years and enjoys all that New England has to offer.

Frank-Acquanita - BPM Partners - Webinar Keys to Modernize Consolidation

Frank Acquanita

Corporate Controller
Ashcroft Engineering

Corporate Controller at Ashcroft Inc a global manufacturing company based in CT, United Sates. Accountable for accounting control systems, risk management, tax management and preparation of financial statements. Primary Accounting reporting role for onboarding 8 additional acquisition locations in the consolidation reporting function. Currently implementing the Talentia system to improve consolidation and reporting.

Frank Acquanita

Antonino Volpe

Group CFO

Group CFO at Valagro, global manufacturing company whose HQ is based in Atessa (Ch), Italy, with 16 subsidiaries in 13 different jurisdictions, operating in the field of production and commercialization of plant biostimulants and special fertilizers. Reporting to the CEO of the company he is serving the group since 2005 leading the Global AFC (Administration, Finance and Controlling) dept.. He is accountable for statutory financial statement consolidation, corporate tax management, fundraising, corporate treasury and credit management, corporate performance management and planning, M&A. Implemented Talentia in 2007 for IAS/IFRS First Time Adoption and IAS/IFRS ongoing management.