The digitalisation of finance: simplified solutions for eventful times

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Virtual Roundtable

Thursday, June 24th, 10:00 CET

An exclusive online discussion for senior finance executives from various sectors across the EMEA region.


The digitalisation of finance: simplified solutions for eventful times

The year 2021 may be starting with some early signs of growth, but the fierce digitalisation brought upon businesses worldwide is far from complete. Worldwide, CFOs, CPOs, and IT leaders guide initiatives to simplify complex and time-consuming operations while preventing workflow disruptions and improving the workplace environment and productivity. Whilst 2021 is another eventful year, innovative solutions can peel off unnecessary labour from all financial operations. Reducing wasteful paper invoices and digitally connecting suppliers with buyers to enable greater collaboration and engagement across supply chains are some of the ways top leaders can focus on growth while adapting to a revolutionised work environment.

Over the next couple of years, several European governments will move towards a mandate model for adopting the Pan-European Public Procurement On-Line (PEPPOL) e-invoicing standards to speed up the progress of digitisation. This new regulatory landscape presents a fantastic opportunity for CFOs to revolutionise the account payables processes through digitalisation, freeing up working capital and redirecting their efforts towards activities requiring brainwork and interpersonal skills.

  • In what way is digitalisation bound to shape financial operations?
  • What tools are available to enterprises in their quest for the most effective use of their resources?
  • How can modern solutions help businesses remain competitive in an increasingly globalised economy?

Attended by:

CDO and Financial Controller at Aegon
CFO of Brands & Consumer Markets at De Beers Group
VP of Finance Project Management at GEA
VP of Finance at Thermo Fisher Scientific
VP and Head of Finance Process Digitisation & Automation at Maersk
Head of Financial & Business Control at Nordea
Head of Finance Transformation at AkzoNobel
Head of Intelligent Automation at SSAB
Director of Finance & Sourcing and Finance Development at Posti Group
Lead of Technical Project at Continental

10:00 am: Introduction by The Ortus Club
10:05 am: Introduction of participants
10:15 am: Short address from Tradeshift
10:25 am: Discussion instigated by the moderator and continued by the group
11:15 am: End of session

Hosted by Tradeshift and Genpact