Webinar: The Power of Driver Based and Predictive FP&A
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We are entering the era of digital FP&A where human and artificial intelligence work hand in hand in order to achieve better analytical results. The new world of FP&A requires on-demand continuous planning process where various business scenarios can be played almost in real-time. Both driver-based planning and FP&A predictive analytics are essential tools for implementing flexible dynamic planning and forecasting process.

Join us to learn more about the power of driver-based and predictive FP&A.

The webinar is complimentary and vendor-agnostic.

If you are not able to attend the live session, please register to receive the recording and watch it in your spare time.

Subject:

The Power of Driver Based and Predictive FP&A

Date:

Thursday, 17 October 2019

Time:

4 pm BST - 5 pm BST

(the registration link will translate it to your time zone) 
If you are not able to join the live session, please register to receive the webinar recording.

Agenda:
  • FP&A Evolution: From Traditional to Digital. Driver Based and Predictive FP&A: Key Definitions.
  • A case study from the field: "Driver-based approach as a basis for Predictive Analytics, effective Rolling Forecast and Scenario Planning" by Alex Beired, Global Director of FP&A at Guardian Industries
  • "The future of FP&A predictive analytics, ML, AI and RPA" by Scott Stern, Global Director of Finance Solutions at OneStream Software
  • Q&A on Driver Based and Predictive FP&A
  • Conclusions and recommendations

 

 

Presenters

Alex Beired, Global Director of FP&A at Guardian Industries

Scott Stern, Global Director of Finance Solutions at OneStream Software

 

Facilitator

Larysa Melnychuk, Founder and CEO at  FP&A Trends Group and International FP&A Board

Alex Beired

Global Director Financial Planning & Analysis at Guardian Industries Corp.

Alex has been with Guardian for 26 years, with prominent roles in accounting, business development, financial reporting, analysis and financial planning. During his tenure with Guardian, Alex worked in both Guardian Glass and SRG Global (its automotive trim division). Alex spent many years in their offices in Europe and moved to the US 12 years ago to SRG Global’s World headquarters. For the past 3 years, he is back at the Guardian Glass headquarters in Michigan, where he heads the Global Financial Planning & Analysis Group.

 

Scott Stern

Scott Stern is Global Director of Finance Solutions at OneStream Software. With a background in corporate finance and FP&A, Scott has over 15 years of experience leading and transforming finance groups for enterprise businesses, including experience with MetLife, Catalina Marketing, Masonite International, and as an operating executive within HIG Capital portfolio businesses. Most recently, Scott was Sr. Director of Sales Effectiveness and Strategic Alliances for Prevedere, a leading provider of predictive analytics software.

 
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