The weight of multiple systems and the manual work to sync them all up can be crushing for finance and accounting teams. Burkland Associates Managing Director and consulting CFO Peter Chouinard helps untangle the mess with advice on how and when to think about streamlining your tech stack.
In this session, Peter Chouinard, Burkland Associates Managing Director, consumer group, who serves as an interim CFO for Burkland clients, shares his approach to helping companies understand when and how to streamline the software tools they use.
Most companies have cobbled together a broad array of financial software systems to help manage their operations and automate accounting. This is particularly evident when it comes to a company’s payables. The resulting messy tech stack that, among other things, consists of bill payment systems, corporate card programs, PO systems, expense management platforms, and more, can actually slow companies down and stymie their plans for growth.
Whether you’re feeling the strain now, or planning ahead to when this siloed approach to software solutions becomes untenable, it’s a good time to have a look at how to build comprehensive solutions. In this session Peter will use spend management software as a case study, He’ll address some of the more complex concepts associated with non-payroll spend especially inventory management. Bring your questions and join us for a fun and informative session.