TRACK
3

SAP S/4HANA Finance

Rakesh Mehta, PwC

System changes can be daunting and the windows in which those changes are technically possible become smaller as the system landscape becomes more complex. Attend this session to learn how to utilize the Central Finance approach to move to SAP S/4HANA Finance without disruption and downtime to your SAP ERP systems. Attend this session to ... More »

Matt Montes, TruQua Enterprises

Walk through the process to successfully implement and configure Central Finance to leverage the benefits of SAP S/4HANA immediately. Attend this session to ... More »

Mitresh Kundalia, Quality Systems & Software

Your SAP S/4HANA Finance budget is approved, but are you ready to start your SAP S/4HANA Finance project? Is your existing data consistent for you to successfully migrate? Understand the key data objects (including customers/vendors, consistent items and balances, and consistent FICO setup) that you need for a clean and safe transition. By attending, you will learn ... More »

Carlos Juarez, TekLink International

Attend this session to learn how to choose the best SAP planning tool for your Central Finance implementation. Understand the pros and cons of each planning tool and ... More »

Ken Todd, Capgemini

Walk through SAP S/4HANA projects that have gone live and see what drives the decision for companies to implement, what some common implementation challenges are, and some key lessons learned that you can leverage for your own successful implementation. Attend this session to ... More »

Scott Cairncross, TruQua Enterprises

Gain a deeper understanding of the key use cases that are driving the decision and helping to build the business case to move to Central Finance. During this session, explore... More »

Srini Krishnamurthy, KPMG
Prasad Boddupalli, KPMG

Explore the various types of cost and revenue allocation capabilities in SAP across various functionalities, such as cost and profit center distributions, assessments, CO-PA assessments, CO-PA top-down distributions, and General Ledger allocations. Understand key functionality of SAP S/4HANA and gain an overview of finance in SAP S/4HANA, as you ... More »

Ashish Katyayan, Deloitte

This session guides you through the integrated planning and automatic variance analysis functionality in SAP S/4HANA Finance, providing finance teams with an effective tool to use during their period end closings. This session equips you with: More »

Aneesh Aboo Sulaikha, Deloitte

Learn to use SAP S/4HANA 1809 to enable users to work in real time on live transactional data with embedded analytics and walk through the steps necessary to enable the critical business operations. Whether you are preparing to deploy SAP S/4HANA Finance or still in the early evaluation stage, this session will prepare you for the implementation and migration effort involved. By attending, you will ... More »

Jochen Stiebe, Serrala

Learn about the latest U.S. GAAP requirements and get insights on topics such as inter-company loans and hedge management. There are possibilities for enhancing the SAP Treasury and Risk Management application with add-ons, such as FX all connect and 360T connect available for SAP ECC release 6.x and SAP S/4HANA. Attend this session to ... More »

Julio Dalla Costa, Bramasol
Birgit Starmanns, SAP

Learn to take advantage of SAP Leonardo machine learning to automate your cash application using SAP Cash Application. Explore how to leverage SAP S/4HANA and send incoming payment and open invoice information to a matching engine built using the SAP Cloud Platform. Open invoices are matched against incoming payments and either automatically cleared or a proposed clearing is made and ready for review. The more SAP Cash Application is used, the more clearing is automated. Attend this session to... More »

Brandon Evans, itelligence

As the 2025 maintenance expiration deadline approaches for SAP Business Suite, customers are planning or already underway with their re-platform to SAP S/4HANA. As a global SAP platinum partner with SAP S/4HANA expertise, itelligence offers a fixed fee factory approach to mitigate risk for organizations wanting to make the transition now. Attend this session to explore... More »

Haresh Chhaya, SAP

Receive an end-to-end overview of treasury applications from SAP S/4HANA in the cloud and explore new features including analytics capabilities in cash and treasury management, bank account management, and the latest cloud-based applications. Attend this session to... More »

Michel Haesendonckx, SAP SE

Learn how to leverage features of SAP S/4HANA 1809 for real-time profitability insights and extend cloud capabilities to the market segment. See how to add a forward-looking aspect to margin insights with predictive accounting capabilities. Attend this session to... More »

Javaid Awan, SAP

Learn about the key intelligent enterprise capabilities of the digital core for reporting, central process execution, shared services, and finance transformation with Central Finance. Walk through the why, how, what, and when of Central Finance and plot your course toward transformation. Attend this session to... More »

Moderator: Frank Ciannella, SAP
Panelists: Anish Kantawala, Sony Pictures Entertainment; Jennifer Snyder, Stanley Black & Decker

CFOs are faced with driving sustainable, profitable growth and funding innovation within their organizations. Leveraging SAP S/4HANA for the right use cases can free up resources, unlock value, and drive business results to new highs. Attend this panel discussion, hosted by the SAP Chief Customer Office, and hear from finance professionals who have implemented and benefited from innovative use cases addressing finance’s needs. Questions this session can help answer include... More »

Eric Sanders, EY

There is constant pressure to deliver quality SAP implementations on faster timelines and with minimal disruptions to an organization. In this session, discover how SAP S/4HANA Cloud was successfully implemented in just 7 months at a start-up manufacturing company with functionality including, but not limited to, Finance, Sales, Manufacturing, Procurement, and Asset Management. Attend to explore... More »

Mitch Paull, EY

Disruption and volatility are the normatives in today’s global business and economic landscape, and no company is immune. To survive and thrive in this “new normal,” enterprises, including Finance, need to think and act differently in all areas of the business. Attend this session to explore... More »

Rocky Chauhan, EY

Many customers planning to move to SAP S/4HANA are starting this journey with a non-disruptive Central Finance approach. This approach facilitates a gradual move to SAP S/4HANA into a single financial transactional system, minimizing the risk of the SAP S/4HANA implementation. Central Finance brings transaction data from multiple ERP and non-ERP applications to one central journal that can enable detail transaction processing, planning, consolidation, and reporting. This detail transactional data may need to be enriched to meet client’s operational and reporting requirements. In addition, as Central Finance is a bridge to enable migration to SAP S/4HANA, it is imperative that the scope and road map be defined clearly. Attend this session to explore... More »

Ravishankar Ramamurthy, EY

Central Finance provides a unique opportunity to transform the Treasury function. Most companies struggle to coordinate data from multiple financial systems to quickly respond to Treasury issues. Attend this session to explore... More »

Prasad Boddupalli, KPMG
Rahul Wagh, KPMG

Attend this session to learn the process Zurich North America (ZNA) went through to transition from classic GL with special purpose ledgers to new SAP S/4HANA parallel ledgers in preparation for meeting various management regulatory reporting needs. By attending, this session, you will explore... More »

Mitresh Kundalia, Quality Systems & Software

Whether you’re considering a move to SAP S/4HANA or are in the midst of a migration project, come talk to your peers to hear about their experiences, challenges, and lessons learned. More »

Geoff Hopkins, Deloitte
Zaki Merchant, Deloitte

Organizations are hungry for higher quality, more accessible, and actionable accounting information. Data is at the center of this struggle and commonly creates barriers, strategic decision making and regulatory compliance. Deloitte’s Accounting Information ScienceTM (“AIS”) methods and tools have been uniquely engineered to unlock value of SAP S/4HANA. In this session we will discuss how AIS can be leveraged to architect the SAP S/4HANA common information model and elevate insights from accounting rules engines (e.g., allocations and intercompany). More »

John Livingood, Protiviti

Take the chance to learn from those who’ve already embarked on the SAP S/4HANA journey and help your organization feel confident with your business transformation initiative. Hear what lessons other companies have learned and challenges they have faced on their SAP S/4HANA journeys. Ask Protiviti subject matter experts about best practices and key considerations for your journey, reporting strategies that actually work, next-generation technology integration, long-lasting compliance and more! More »

John Froelich, Bramasol
Julio Dalla Costa, Bramasol
Birgit Starmanns, SAP

Get key insights on the advanced financial close in SAP S/4HANA and learn how to leverage next-gen technology to close your books faster and with more accuracy. Attend this session to... More »

Rizal Ahmed, SAPinsider

SAP S/4HANA is one of the most significant software releases in the history of SAP. Whether you are evaluating SAP S/4HANA, planning to implement, or on the deployment path, join analysts from SAPinsider as they review the latest research on how and why customers are evaluating a move to SAP S/4HANA. Join this insightful discussion to... More »

Sarah Wurl, Mallinckrodt
Genco Odevci, EY

Identifying and quantifying the value of a migration to SAP S/4Hana for the Finance Organization is challenging in a global economic environment of disruption and volatility. Attend this session to (a) Understand the value drivers SAP S/4HANA provides finance and accounting and (b) Incorporate the value and impact of automation, analytics and intelligence into every aspect of an SAP S/4HANA program. More »

Rakesh Mehta, PwC

Finance organizations are struggling to define what will be needed to succeed in a digital world, learn how SAP S/4 and the Intelligent Enterprise may serve as a building block for the future... More »