Rethink Finance: Learnings from the Pandemic and what Finance Teams are Doing Now

With the prolonged cash flow uncertainty faced by businesses, 2020 was a time of change and adaptation for many finance leaders. Join our panel webinar to hear about the challenges faced, learnings from the pandemic and changes implemented from four finance industry leaders.

This panel discussion, in conjunction with our integration partner Chaser, will leave you with actionable advice and insights based on over 65 combined years of finance experience from a range of industries, as well as ideas for change that you can implement at your business today.

Presented by Darren Cran, Sonia Dorais, Chaser; Katherine O’Carroll, BDO; & Mark Moore, New Statesman

Duration: 1 hour + Q&A

Next Webinar: Wed 12th May, 11am

About the presenters

Darren Cran_AccountsIQDarren Cran COO, AccountsIQ – Darren has 20 years’ experience in accounting and finance. Throughout his career, he has implemented numerous finance and business systems and is passionate about the opportunities Cloud technology provides growing enterprises. Aware that the adoption of new technology needs to be underpinned by a cultural shift, Darren helps finance teams transition into the digital age as seamlessly and efficiently as possible and with the best possible outcome. He is author of numerous best practice guides, is a regular speaker on the topic of digital transformation in the finance function and regularly lectures on the subject at the Institute of Chartered Accountants Ireland.

Mark Moore_New Statesman MediaMark Moore, Finance Director, New Statesman Media Group – Since 2018 Mark has been the Finance Director for New Statesman Media Group, New Statesman, Luxury Hotel and Publishing. Mark has experience leading finance in global and complex businesses, across a wide range of industries including manufacturing, distribution, logistics, media, publishing, digital, advertising, business information and head office environments. He has a track record of delivering first class internal service, cost reduction and cash improvements through the finance team and the effective use of resources.

Katherine O'Carroll_BDOKatherine O’Carroll, Director of Business Services and Outsourcing, BDO – Katherine manages a team of dedicated experts consisting of accountants and business analysts. Her team is focused on helping organisations enhance their current finance function by making recommendations for improvements to processes and accounting platforms. Katherine has worked with clients to implement and utilise a cloud-based accounting solution, advising clients on how to utilise app based solutions into their existing cloud system, based on her knowledge of the apps available, allowing them to expand and grow their business as their requirements develop.

Sonia Dorais_ChaserSonia Dorais, CEO, Chaser – With nearly 20 years of experience working in fast-growing businesses, Sonia is the CEO of Chaser, the market-leading receivables automation SaaS platform. Prior to this role, Sonia led the growth of numerous fintechs in both Canada and the UK that specialised in the digitisation and automation of finance and accounting tasks and functions.


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