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Event Date Fri Oct 22 UTC (8 months ago)
In your timezone (EDT): Fri Oct 22 9:00am - Fri Oct 22 10:00am
Location Webinar
Region All

The role of the finance department is evolving, becoming more operational and future-focused, helping organisations meet their strategic goals. Yet, in recent years, finance teams within the public sector have been held back by the limitations of legacy finance systems and a lack of investment in ‘next generation’ ERP solutions.

This is hampering finance professionals at a time when they are being asked to extend their areas of responsibility and undertake increasing data analysis to advise their organisation on potential growth plans and strategy.

In this webinar, we’ll focus on how the latest technologies can help empower the modern-day finance team to drive business objectives for the future, contribute to a wider review of the business as a whole and gain greater insight for successful decision-making.

Designed for public sector finance teams, talking points will include:
• The transformation challenge: Why investment in change is absolutely necessary given the increasing pressures finance teams are dealing with – and the fact easy savings are no longer there for the taking.
• The mindset shift: Understanding new technologies and what benefits investment in innovation can deliver.
• Devolving finance: How decision-making can be made timelier and more strategic thanks to digital finance systems.
• The Cloud: The benefits of using cloud-based systems for data management and why they answer the security issue.
• The bigger picture: Why transformation is about more than just technology and the finance team.


2021 Panelists

Peter Sloman
Deputy Principal / Chief Operating Officer at Weston College & former Head of Financial Management, North Somerset Council

Sam Bramwell
Solutions Director – Business Applications, Microsoft Public Sector

Simon Gray
Head of Finance and Operations, Agilisys

Matt Birtwistle
Public Sector Lead & Engagement Director, HSO