The CFO Playbook on Strategy: How to Transform Your Budget

Date: Thursday, January 19, 2017
Time: 2:00 P.M. Eastern Time
Duration: 1 hour
 

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Webcast Summary

CFOs are taking on more responsibilities than ever before, but one of their essential tasks continues to vex them: budgeting. The exercise of setting targets, allocating resources, and providing incentives for employees to achieve certain goals has been a time-worn tradition for most organizations and their finance functions.

But today, many finance chiefs are reevaluating their current budgeting practices in search of new tools and strategies to make budgets not only more effective but also more efficient. How can you adopt these ideas for your own organization's purposes? What will work best to transform your current budget from a chore into a tool?

This Webcast explores:

  • The latest obstacles in the budgeting process;
  • How CFOs can take the lead in transforming their current budgeting practices;
  • Why it's so critical to adapt budgets and forecasts as your business evolves and the economic environment changes; and
  • New strategies and tools to consider that can enable you to bring your approach to budgeting to the next level.

About the Panelists

Rodger HowellRodger Howell, Principal, PwC

Rodger is a Principal with PwC's Strategy and Operations practice, focused on strategy and operations, as well as enterprise profitability. Applying more than 24 years of experience with business model and operational model innovation, he has helped organizations with enterprise profitability, operations, quality systems design, and implementation. Rodger led the development of PwC's Economic Profit Growth Analyzer and co-led the firm’s Quality Management Systems industry study across multiple clients. He assists clients with asset planning, deployment and management processes, as well as with supply chain and service chain strategy.

Tom WillmanTom Willman, Principal, Global Practice Leader, Finance Advisory,
The Hackett Group

Tom Willman is the Global Practice Leader of The Hackett Group's Finance Advisory programs. He has more than 18 years of finance, accounting, and consulting experience across numerous industries. He focuses on helping CFOs and senior finance executives transform their organizations through the deployment of more efficient and effective processes, service delivery models, and enabling technologies.

About the Moderator

Joe FleischerJoe Fleischer, Editorial Director, Custom Content and Research,
CFO Publishing

In his role as editorial director of CFO Publishing's custom content team, Joe Fleischer focuses on developing eBooks, research reports, and virtual events on topics that reflect the primary concerns and priorities of senior finance executives. He is based in New York.

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