Free Financial Consolidation, Reporting,
and Budgeting Events in Sydney and Melbourne

When it comes to financial consolidation, reporting, and budgeting, do you feel like you’re climbing a mountain with no clear view to the summit?

You’re not alone. But is there a solution?

After all, these processes have been stressful, arduous, and anxiety-inducing in most large firms since accounting rules began.

Consolidation, reporting, and budgeting are unavoidable but there is a way to smooth out the bumps, shorten budget cycles, and maintain full compliance with all accounting rules without introducing risk into the business.

This free seminar series is designed to help you overcome these challenges, streamline your processes, and introduce new efficiencies into your organisation.

Selecting and implementing the right financial consolidation, reporting, and budgeting solutions

In this 1.5-hour event, we’ll explore:

  • the signs your organisation has outgrown its current technologies and the risks that come with it
  • how to build a bulletproof business-needs analysis before selecting new fintech solutions
  • the most common specification and implementation mistakes large organisations make when selecting and implementing corporate performance and reporting solutions
  • the emerging technological landscape and how to factor financial technologies into long-term strategic planning.
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Sydney
Tuesday 16 October Breakfast: 7:30am till 9:00am
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Melbourne
Thursday 18 October Lunch: 12:00pm till 1:30pm
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Speaker: Mark Taylor

Budgeting for success in large organisations

Learn how to get off the budgeting merry-go-round and implement a best-practice process your CEO and board will love.

In this 1.5-hour event, we’ll explore:

  • the most common reasons budgets are reworked prior to board approval and how to overcome them
  • what constitutes best-practice budgeting in large, complex organisations
  • practical ways to reduce budget cycles and improve accuracy
  • how to assess the main technologies available to support best-practice financial strategic planning, budgeting, and forecasting.
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Sydney
Tuesday 20 November Breakfast: 7:30am till 9:00am
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Melbourne
Thursday 22 Novemberr Lunch: 12:00pm till 1:30pm
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Speaker: Mark Taylor

Coming up in February: Escape the madness: a financial closing survival guide

Learn more about the problematic processes of consolidated reporting and how to overcome them.

In this 1.5-hour event, we’ll explore:

  • the most common choke points and gates in closing final year accounts and how to reduce their impact
  • the most common reporting issues in consolidated accounts and how to mitigate against them
  • how to build a process map to record challenges this year to improve consolidation and reporting in subsequent years
  • how to assess the main technologies available to support consolidation and reporting and their relative strengths and weaknesses.
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Sydney
tbc February 2019
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Melbourne
tbc February 2019
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Speaker: Mark Taylor

Meet the Speakers

MARK TAYLOR

Director and Owner, Taysols
Mark Taylor has spent more than 25 years working in the financial consolidation sector, with a particular focus on implementing business intelligence, advanced planning, consolidation, and reporting technologies in large, complex organisations. He consults to and supports CFOs and finance teams who are looking for ways to streamline or improve financial consolidation and reporting processes that require a business-led approach. Mark is a regular presenter and commentator on a range of topics related to finance systems, group accounting, reporting, budgeting, and data analytics in large, complex organisations.

JAYSON HAMMOND

Director, Taysols
Jayson has worked on business intelligence and performance management solutions for almost 15 years and is considered a leader in these fields in the Australian marketplace. Jayson has designed, implemented and/or supported business analytics solutions from most of the leading vendors. Jayson’s background is in strategy and management consulting within the business analytics domain.