Optimize Financial Close

Optimize The Financial Close

Optimize the Financial Close

Optimize the Financial Close

This presentation shows the tools and techniques that are available as part of the ProcessPaaS component of the SafePaaS solution which acts as the conductor and task master, issuing instruction, gathering evidence and presenting the CFO distilled easy to understand top down view of the process and any problems that exist

Presenters:  Nigel King & Adil Khan 

Duration: 01:00:00

Key takeaways:

  • An understanding of the touch points of the financial close process.
  • An understanding of the requirements and stakeholders in the management of the financial close.
  • An understanding of the tools and techniques to improve the management of the close process.

Speaker Bio

Adil Khan

Adil is CEO at SafePaaS with over 15 years of experience in enterprise business systems. Adil also serves on the board of the Oracle Applications Users Group Internal Controls and Security Interest Group (OAUG-ICSSIG). Adil has authored “Governance, Risk and Compliance Handbook for Oracle Applications”. He has delivered over fifty presentations on GRC trends, best practices and case studies at many industry conferences including Gartner GRC Summit, IIA, ISACA, Collaborate, UKOUG and Oracle OpenWorld. Adil has successfully designed and implemented internal controls management systems for more than 15 global companies listed on NYSE and NASDAQ. His expertise includes streamlining and automating Governance Risk and Compliance processes based on industry standards such as ERM-COSO and CoBIT. Prior to joining SafePaaS, Adil served as the Chief Executive Officer and board member at Alternate Marketing Networks, Inc. a NASDAQ listed company.

Nigel King

Nigel was a 22 year veteran of Oracle before joining SafePaaS where he was Vice President of Applications Security and Architecture. Within Oracle development his career has been at the forefront of development of the logistics systems, business intelligence systems, product lifecycle management systems, project systems, Audit and Compliance Systems and Security Administration Systems. Prior to working in development for Oracle Nigel was part of a pan European sales support team based out of Munich. Before joining Oracle Nigel worked implementing JDEdwards, both directly for clients and as part of Business Technology Consultants based in London. Notable clients include Earls Court Olympia, Tupperware, Copywrite stationary, Russel Davies Transport, and Jeyes Group PLC. Nigel is one of the authors of the eBusiness Suite Manufacturing and Supply Chain handbook, as well as a regular contributor to the professional press. He is a sought after speaker, especially on the topic of Business Applications security. Nigel is by first profession a Chartered Management Accountant, but his other professional credentials include being a Certified Internal Auditor, a Certified Information Systems Auditor, a Certified Information Security Manager, and Certified Information Systems Security Professional.