Twenty-minute tales from the front lines of finance.

Accelerating your monthly close with automation.

2:30 pm ET / 11:30 am PT, Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020

Dmitri Litin, Controller at Aspire IQ, provides his insights on how to streamline the close process so that finance teams free up their valuable time from manual tasks to focus on more value-added analytical work.

About this talk.

About

Finance leader Dmitri will share his secrets on building efficient accounting operations. He will draw on the various challenges he's faced when scaling companies, in particular, how fast-growing headcount can create friction, and what they’ve done to overcome blockers to achieve an efficient accounting process.

He will also share the evaluation criteria that he use to assess various software solutions to ensure the correct fit and identify any hidden costs. With a focus on creating processes and securing tools to speed up the time-to-close, he will share insights on automation strategies, ways to get greater visibility and control over cross-functional teams, and how to rethink the idea of a monthly close.

Three tips and tricks.

  • Accounting automation strategies for speed and accuracy.
  • Approval workflow automation for visibility, control, and audit trail.
  • The requirements and benefits of a continuous close.

Speakers

Dmitri Litin

Dmitri Litin is the Controller for AspireIQ, a community intelligence marketing platform. He has led finance teams for over 10 years including companies like Amour Vert, Trumaker, Square and others. He graduated from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, is currently completing his MBA, and is fluent in Russian.

The Value of Strategic Finance at your Fast-Growing Company.

3:00 pm ET / 12:00 pm PT, Wednesday, September 16th, 2020

Amer Ali, Head of Strategic Finance & BizOps at Netlify,  a Series C company that pioneered the Jamstack category. Recently, Amer was named one of Floodgate Fund’s Anchor List top strategic finance professionals.

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How to streamline the 4 operational areas of a fast growing company.

1:00pm ET / 10:00am PT, Tuesday, October 6th, 2020

Meir Rotenberg is a highly experienced finance and operations executive with a deep focus on SaaS companies and especially leading startups to success. He is currently leading Revenue Operations and Financial Operations for Spiff.

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How remote work has impacted expense reimbursement policies.

2:00pm ET / 11:00am PT, Tuesday, October 20th, 2020

Daryl Allen is the Director of Finance for Gremlin, an enterprise scaled Chaos Engineering platform. He has led the finance function since the company's formation and carried responsibilities over human resources and operations.

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How / When to migrate to a more efficient ERP

3:00pm ET / 12:00pm PT, Thursday, November 12, 2020

Winston is a seasoned leader and builder of finance and accounting teams for Enterprise SaaS startups and is currently the Corporate Controller at Harness.

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Capacity Planning for 2021.

2:30pm ET / 11:30pm PT, Wednesday, December 16, 2020

It’s planning season and businesses everywhere are preparing 2021 budgets. In this session, Drew Schulz shares his novel, data-driven “capacity planning” model for creating budgets.

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Twenty-minute tales from the front lines of finance.

The Value of Strategic Finance at your Fast-Growing Company.

3:00 pm ET / 12:00 pm PT, Wednesday, September 16th, 2020

Amer Ali, Head of Strategic Finance & BizOps at Netlify,  a Series C company that pioneered the Jamstack category. Recently, Amer was named one of Floodgate Fund’s Anchor List top strategic finance professionals.

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How to streamline the 4 operational areas of a fast growing company.

1:00pm ET / 10:00am PT, Tuesday, October 6th, 2020

Meir Rotenberg is a highly experienced finance and operations executive with a deep focus on SaaS companies and especially leading startups to success. He is currently leading Revenue Operations and Financial Operations for Spiff.

Get the video