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Join our experts and learn how to achieve process excellence by leveraging SAP’s most recent innovations around Financial Closing and Reporting. Listen to Katharina Reichert introducing the new capabilities of S/4HANA for Finance focusing on how to successfully transform into an intelligent finance organization and improve period end-closing activities. Hear Dr. Gero Decker, founder of SAPs latest acquisition Signavio, explaining how Business Process Intelligence can accelerate your transformation journey with the help of SAP Process Insights and Signavio.
Join this session to listen to how the finance team at DETECON, an independent company within the Deutsche Telekom Group, has adopted advanced SAP S/4HANA Public Cloud finance processes. Learn about the business reasons that drove DETECON’s to choose a Cloud solution, as well as the project setup and implementation approach they took. Then hear the finance perspective including how they adopted a full suite of finance processes, including continuous event-based revenue recognition and intercompany processes.
This session will discuss project challenges as well - like integrating with the headquarters’ SAP ECC system, managing the change of moving to standardized processes, creating reporting that bridges across Cloud systems, and setting "continuous education" expectations for the Finance team.
The standard scope for the automatic bank statement processing to automatically post and clear your account statements in SAP can be optimized. There are always some postings left that have to be processed manually. Additionally the rules cannot easily be adapted by the department. To afront this topic we have developed the iEBS (intelligent Electronic Bank Statement) solution which enables reprocessing with the help of maschine learning and rules adaption by the financial or treasury department. In this session we show the use case of maschine learning and rule definition within the bank statement process that is integrated in the SAP standard transaction FEB_BSPROC and explain the functions via system demos.
SAP Disclosure Management is a solution to manage the production and publication of financial statements and reports. Join this session to hear how SAP manages the last mile of the financial closing process with the tool and how the solution helped to significantly reduce production time for SAP’s annual reports:
The MAGNA Global IT team began their S/4HANA Public Cloud journey in 2018 for their corporate / administrative divisions. Join this session to learn how the Finance teams adopted core finance, controlling and project accounting functionality in S/4HANA Cloud. Following SAP - delivered process templates, finance teams in Europe, China and North America benefit from having access to standardized process that still meet their local financial accounting requirements. This session will also cover lessons learned for finance teams that are considering moving core finance processes - including closing and reporting - to the Cloud.
We'll be replaying the opening keynote at this time. Learn how to achieve process excellence by leveraging SAP’s most recent innovations around Financial Closing and Reporting. Listen to Katharina Reichert introducing the new capabilities of S/4HANA for Finance focusing on how to successfully transform into an intelligent finance organization and improve period end-closing activities. Hear Dr. Gero Decker, founder of SAPs latest acquisition Signavio, explaining how Business Process Intelligence can accelerate your transformation journey with the help of SAP Process Insights and Signavio.
Accounting and finance leadership at OpenText has prioritized digitization and the adoption of technology to enable automation, process optimization, and better visibility. Learn how BlackLine’s cloud solutions are helping OpenText modernize and standardize traditionally manual processes like account substantiation, transaction-level reconciliations, and other spreadsheet-heavy tasks.
In this session, Accounting leadership from OpenText will highlight key components and learnings from its financial close automation journey, including:
With the advanced financial closing solution (AFC) on SAP Business Technology Platform, companies can now streamline the often time-consuming and complex task of closing their books with more confidence than ever before. This session will guide attendees through the powerful features of the Advanced Financial Close on SAP Business Technology Platform and how they can be utilized to monitor and automate the financial close across their own organizations. You’ll learn how AFC:
Leading accounting and finance departments are continuously looking to improve business processes. The need to eliminate repetitive work and cumbersome manual processes has become essential. Users need a self-service tool that allows flexibility and doesn’t require IT support. Explore how putting the power of process automation into the hands of your SAP finance team with a self-service Excel-based tool can quickly cut days out of the month-end close process. Learn how automating core finance processes can save you time and money, while streamlining accounting operations and improving employee productivity.
In this session you will learn how to:
Capgemini’s Renewable Insights offering has been developed to guide customers through this journey of Readiness, Strategy and Execution within Data, Insights, and Connected Innovations. This process becomes renewable through developing transformation processes that can sustain repeatable insights through disruption. Find out more in a presentation with one of our experts.
Zurich North America’s 20-year young SAP Finance Platform accomplished IFRS 17 compliance and provides the business with improved day-to-day accounting processing, consistent and cross-functional financial information and enhanced/nimble reporting and analytics. Learn how ZNA’s ECC to SAP S/4HANA financial transformative solutions future proofed its SAP investment for coming decades while delivering industry leading capabilities to its business.
Learn about Perrigo’s finance transformation journey with S/4HANA Central Finance and Group Reporting. Understand why Central Finance and Group Reporting were right for Perrigo, the roadmap to go-live, and Perrigo’s Central Finance 'Release 2' plans.
In the fast-changing digital environment, intelligent automation offers finance function an opportunity to drive business outcomes, bring agility in business operations and lead the change. We invite you to learn from the success story of Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) in Asia that automated financial disclosure management and transformed and brought scale to financial reporting using Intelligent Automation.
Finance organizations still have huge automation potential in their financial closing processes. Using SAP Business Process Intelligence, companies are able to better understand their current business process performance, identify functionalities in SAP S/4HANA Finance to unlock automation potential and implement improvements in their Record-to-Report processes such as embedded artificial intelligence.
Since 2017, multinational corporations have been required to report annually on a country-bycountry basis in accordance with OECD guidelines. With the Public Country-by-Country Reporting (CbCR) planned by the EU, multinationals will have to disclose the tax-relevant data.
The session provides an overview of the regulations relating to CbCR. Moreover, criteria for a targeted SAP solution to meet the OECD and EU requirements are shown and an insight into the ConVista solution (ConsPrep.BEPS) - integrated in SAP Financials with system-wide data access - is given.
Learn how SAP S/4HANA Cloud for intelligent intercompany reconciliation adds machine learning capabilities to SAP S/4HANA Intercompany Matching and Reconciliation. Artificial intelligence is built into the process, complementing rules-based matching and reducing manual efforts in the redesigned approach to intercompany provided by SAP S/4HANA Cloud. See a system demo and understand the architecture of the system setup for this innovation.
This session provides an introduction to SAP Advanced Financial Closing (AFC), which is SAP's strategic closing process orchestration solution. First, the vision and benefits of AFC will be outlined, second a short functional overview will be given. Then, it will be presented through an interesting case-study, how Vodafone implemented AFC in a large scale project to optimize and streamline their R2R process and how the solution works as a key lever to drive digitalization.
For leaders looking to create an integrated finance function, the benefits of greater insights, efficiencies, and innovation are potentially huge. But siloed systems and software end-of-life issues can pose serious obstacles. Discover how DSM, a multinational health and nutrition innovator, is overcoming those obstacles and creating a more intelligent finance organization that is built for impact and built to evolve. Learn how the company made the business case for finance transformation and developed a roadmap to guide its journey. The conversation will cover DSM’s new finance architecture, with a focus on the native integration of the company’s new consolidation solution, SAP S/4HANA Group Reporting with harmonized financial data in SAP S/4HANA Central Finance.
We will explore the technical challenges, lessons learned, and the benefits that DSM has
Discover how VINCI Energies is rethinking its overall reporting strategy to support its management's digital transformation.
The global insurance industry is at an inflection point. Evolving, but major trends are rapidly shaping the industry landscape. The industry is experiencing significant disruption creating both opportunities and threats for carriers. They need to re-think their business models especially in the current context of a pandemic and economic uncertainty. This session aims to cover the emerging trends in the insurance industry and the impact they trends will have on the insurance carriers.
The Banking industry is at an inflexion point, emerging from the scars of the pandemic in an increasingly competitive world where FinTechs and BigTechs are redefining the rules of the game. To compete and prepare for a very different future, Banks are redefining their digital transformation strategies. In this session, Nilesh Vaidya (Global Banking Industry Head, Capgemini) will shed light upon how Banks are looking to transform digitally, and the role that today's modern Core Banking platforms are playing in enabling this evolution.
As accounting and finance roles evolve to include more business partnership, accurate and real-time data is more important than ever. Traditional manual accounting processes are time-consuming, introduce unnecessary risk, and are not sustainable in today’s business environment. By modernizing the financial close, accounting teams can automate repetitive work, improve visibility and control, and create capacity for Accounting to focus on what matters most. This session will cover how SAP Solution Extensions by BlackLine can kickstart your financial close transformation and create capacity to enable a more strategic controllership function.
In this session, BlackLine experts will share how SAP Solution Extensions by BlackLine can kickstart your financial close transformation, including:
Join General Mills for a fireside chat where they share details on how the organization is utilizing SAP Analytics Cloud as its next generation solution for Corporate Planning and Analysis. During this discussion based session, learn more about the company’s recent use cases for SAC including how it:
Is your finance team struggling with manual journal entry uploads? Learn how Cyxtera, a global leader in data center co-location and interconnection, empowered their SAP finance users to post journal entries in an efficient and secure manner while providing support documentation for audit purposes. Hear firsthand how Cyxtera overcame their data entry obstacles through automation with flexibility from a tool their accountants already loved – Microsoft Excel.
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