Today’s CFOs are pursuing a variety of strategic initiatives in order to be successful in the increasingly complex, global and interconnected business world. Current examples of these initiatives might include driving innovation throughout the firm, harnessing big data for enhanced analytics and decision making, driving enterprise cost reduction and efficiency, strengthening control and compliance programs and enhancing enterprise risk management activities. How does the Treasury organization best align with and support these initiatives as they pursue strategies of their own to develop best in class capabilities?
- Current CFO initiatives and their association with Treasury
- Treasury trends, challenges and transformation opportunities
- Technology as an enabling tool for Treasury and the broader Finance organization
Phillip Mattes, Treasury Strategist, Kyriba Corp
In his role at Kyriba, Phil provides clients with consulting and advice on all aspects of treasury system projects. Phil has over 18 years of consulting and corporate experience in treasury. He began his treasury career as a Treasury Analyst at the New York City headquarters of the global oilfield services firm, Schlumberger. He then spent more than 8 years with the corporate treasury consulting practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers. Deciding to return to the corporate world again, he joined CareerBuilder LLC in Chicago as the director of treasury. Prior to his current position with Kyriba, Phil was the global director of treasury for Groupon Inc. where he established their treasury function.
Russell Hoffman, Director - Market & Treasury Risk, KPMG LLP
Russell is a Director in KPMG’s Market and Treasury Risk Management with over 15+ years of extensive treasury, financial instrument and risk management experience in the Corporate Treasury and Financial Services industry. Russell works on numerous treasury advisory projects focused on organizational structures, governance and controls, back office operations, technology and regulatory aspects. Russell serves many of KPMG’s largest Fortune 500 and private multinational audit and advisory clients.