The pressure on finance teams to help steer their organizations in the right direction and empower decision-makers to make the right decisions has never been greater.
The pandemic laid bare some of the decision-making process limitations that businesses have not yet addressed and has accelerated the need for digital transformation, with a modern approach to FP&A as the catalyst.
Watch our discussion with Anita Ratkovic Andric, CFO at Microsoft Switzerland to find out more about:
- How can the finance function drive greater operational efficiency?
- How can CFOs deal with planning uncertainty?
- How is the role of data evolving in the finance function?
- What impact planning technologies will have on the future of finance?
... and more.
Anita Ratkovic Andric, CFO at Microsoft Switzerland
Anita is the CFO of Microsoft Switzerland and has been in this role for the past year. She leads local Finance team who focuses on providing business critical insights coming from financial analysis and reporting, financial controllership, internal controls, compliance, and risk management. She is a member of the Western Europe Finance Leadership Team. Anita joined Microsoft in Croatia in 2007 and held a number of Finance roles across CEE and WE Areas. She also led the Microsoft Global Forecast transformation project for the past 2 years.
Prior to Microsoft Anita worked at KPMG in Audit and Advisory, and lived for some time in New Zealand working on Public Sector Advisory projects.
Lawrence Serven, Board Regional Director and FP&A Practice Leader
Lawrence Serven is a well-recognized subject matter expert in Enterprise Performance Management and is a Sales Director for Board Americas. Lawrence knows Financial Planning and Analysis “from the ground up” having spent many late nights at the office as a Manager for Pepsi Cola International. Lawrence is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of Boston College and earned his M.B.A. at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.
Arjen Boekhoud, Senior Presales Consultant at Board
Arjen has over 20 years' experience gained as a financial management consultant for some of the world's largest tech companies, including IBM. Over the course of his career, he has worked with many business leaders on projects relating to solution development, best-practice implementation in finance, education, reference management and support.