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Proven Success Factors for Purchasing and Implementing FP&A Software

The role of the CFO is changing. Long gone are the days when finance simply collected, consolidated and distributed the latest numbers. Finance is now at the center of an explosion of financial and operational data – with the expectation to uncover the stories behind the data to help business leaders make better, faster decisions. Along with the right leadership and skills, finding the right FP&A Software is a must to meet these changing expectations.

Join this webcast as Mani Al-Khafaji, Director, Operations and Cost Analysis at First Majestic Silver Corp. shares how they identified their FP&A requirements, evaluated the vendor marketplace, and found the perfect FP&A software for their needs. You’ll learn proven implementation tips to maximize your new software adoption, the success of your FP&A and – ultimately – your business as a whole. Rishi Grover, Chief Solutions Architect at Vena, will also share how software is helping companies manage this influx of data to transform how they make company-wide planning decisions.

Join this webcast to learn:

  1. The key factors in successful planning and analysis across the business
  2. How to prepare your organization for FP&A software purchase and implementation
  3. How solutions today are positioning customers for a transformation in business planning

About the Speakers

Mani Al-KhafajiMani Alkhafaji CA, Director, Operations and Cost Analysis at First Majestic Silver Corp.

Mani has spent 10 years in the mining industry, acting as a Corporate Controller and a Corporate Compliance Officer with SilverCrest Mines and now as the Director of Operations and Cost Analysis at First Majestic Silver. Mani is a well-rounded, detail oriented professional with broad knowledge in finance and accounting. While overseeing the day-to-day activities of First Majestic, Mani is integral in continuously analyzing, managing and providing cost estimates and operational performance on key mining projects.

Rishi GroverRishi Grover, Chief Solutions Architect at Vena Solutions

As Chief Solutions Architect, Rishi is responsible for the day-to-day operations and continued success of client implementations at Vena. Rishi has helped many Fortune 500 companies re-engineer and optimize financial processes. His expertise in financial planning and regulatory reporting helped him to the position of Director of Enterprise Solutions at Clarity Systems before he co-founded Vena Solutions with Don Mal and George Papayiannis. Rishi holds a Bachelor of Applied Sciences from the University of Toronto, specializing in Computer Engineering and Communication Systems.

About the Emcee

Jess BozzoJess Bozzo, Content Manager, Argyle Executive Forum

Jess is the Content Manager for Argyle Executive Forum's growing CFO virtual division. In her current role, Jess is responsible for the creation and implementation of virtual event themes, overviews, and working with speakers and partners to create engaging and timely content. Prior to joining Argyle, Jess got her start in audience development and marketing with NewBay Media. A graduate of Gettysburg College, and a New Jersey native, Jess currently resides in Hoboken.

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Fields of Study: Finance
Level: Intermediate
Prerequisite: None
Advance Preparation: None required
Delivery Method: Group Internet-based
Recommended CPE Credit(s): 1

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