Finance teams still find themselves spending too much time on time-intensive, low-value-adding tasks in their regular budgeting, planning and forecasting. This means not enough time focused on providing better insights and partnering the business to make better decisions.
Watch our webinar to find out how KPMG Germany has revolutionized their forecasting, with Board, to allow the office of finance to become true business partners. Watch now to find out how KPMG:
- Developed an “Early Warning System” to revolutionize the office of finance
- Transformed their forecasting process
- Enabled controllers to become true partners to the business
- Enhanced the value created by the office of finance
Ralph Schatten, Finance Director at KPMG Germany
As Finance Director, Ralph Schatten can draw on more than 30 years of professional experience at KPMG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft AG in an international environment. In addition to the classic Finance tasks (Planning, Accounting, Reporting and Analysis) he and his 140-strong team based in Berlin is also intensively involved in the continuous development of KPMG's controlling instruments characterized by a high level of innovation. He describes himself as a “Digital Native” since Commodore C64 and an early adopter of MS-Excel after Microsoft launched it as a replacement of MS-Multiplan. Curiosity has always been his compass at KPMG since these early days, so nowadays he is an expert for SAP S/4 Finance, SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC), Microsoft Power BI and Board Planning Software.