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Interview with David Cohen, Chief Financial Officer, Gadens Lawyers

Gadens is unique in the corporate services space, running a seamless model which enables their joint-venture executives to standardise, streamline and automate common national processes whilst enabling every individual office to remain independent and have discretion to manage their own profit pools.In this interview, David Cohen, Chief Financial Officer at...

What finance pioneers are doing to drive value into the business (and what's working)

Finance leaders are finding themselves at a watershed moment. With the past characterised by transactional efficiency and the future by knowledge driven value-add, now is the time to be proactive. As always, there are the pioneers amongst us who are blazing a path into the future. We have reviewed some of...

Using Analytics to Enhance the Value of Finance

In a bid to maintain a cost neutral shared services function, Incitec Pivot are now looking at how to add value to the business using data warehouse information and dashboards.In this interview, Rhonys McDowall, Manager of Australasian Finance Shared Services at Incitec Pivot, explores how the finance team is:• Improving...

Lessons Learned from Melbourne Health's finance shared services journey

In this article, Corey Montry, Director, Financial Services at Melbourne Health, explores the core elements of his team’s finance shared services journey, the importance of investing in people and your team in order to have a successful shared service and the strategies that they are using to move finance up the...

Improving Service Delivery and Functional Efficiency at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) has gone through substantial change, following machinery of government changes and the integration of AusAID into the department’s unified corporate structure in 2013. In this presentation from Finance Transformation 2016,  Paul Wood Chief Finance Officer, Corporate Management Group at DFAT, explores how DFAT is endeavouring to...

How Automation and Digital Disruption Create Shareholder Value at AHG

Andrew Chilcott, Head of Management Accounting, Automotive Holdings Group (AHG)  is currently running a number of finance transformation projects across the AHG business, including AP automation, P2P and T&E programs. In this presentation from Finance Transformation 2016, Andrew discusses key insights from these projects including how he founded AHG’s digital disruptor ‘Matchacar,’ including:How to kick-start automation in...

Finance as a Business Partner: Delivering Insights, Improving Performance and Optimising Market Opportunities

Andrew Sharrock Financial Controller - International & Institutional Banking at ANZ is working with ANZ on a 3 year program of work, based around their ESAR framework – elimination, standardisation automation and re-location. In this presentation from Finance Transformation 2016, Andrew discusses the business objectives around the project, including the goal to become more efficient and to fully leverage the...

A brief snapshot of EnergyAustralia's Finance Transformation journey

In this video interview, Stuart Dorrington Head of Financial Control at EnergyAustralia, explores the new technologies EnergyAustralia's finance function is leveraging to drive efficiency, the steps they are taking to successfully drive leadership in their team and the biggest lessons learned from their finance transformation journey to date.

Interview with Stuart Dorrington, Head of Financial Control, EnergyAustralia

In this video interview, Stuart Dorrington Head of Financial Control at EnergyAustralia, explores the new technologies EnergyAustralia's finance function is leveraging to drive efficiency, the steps they are taking to successfully drive leadership in their team and the biggest lessons learned from their finance transformation journey to date.

Driving innovation in finance transformation at Australia Post

In this case study, Silvio Giorgio, General Manager, Group Finance Operations at Australia Post, shares insight into Australia Post’s finance transformation journey to date, including the technologies they will be rolling-out to drive efficiency and innovation and how they are moving their finance function into the role of a strategic business...