New Article information at Finance Director Europe New and updated information from Article listed on www.the-financedirector.com http://www.the-financedirector.com/ en-us http://www.the-financedirector.com/ New Article information at Finance Director Europe http://www.the-financedirector.com/content/images/logo_big.gif FDE TV releases its latest episode - Finance Transformation: The New Era http://www.the-financedirector.com/features/featurefde-tv-releases-its-latest-episode---finance-transformation-the-new-era-6209486/ http://www.the-financedirector.com/features/featurefde-tv-releases-its-latest-episode---finance-transformation-the-new-era-6209486/ FDE is pleased to introduce you to the latest episode of FDE TV, where our presenter, Darina Ivanova speaks with Shawn Ramsay, group operations director at Moneysupermarket.com; Christine Williams, finance director EMEA at Alight; Tim Wakeford, VP of… Mon, 18 Jun 2018 11:48:00 GMT FDE TV episode on female CFOs and female leaders http://www.the-financedirector.com/features/featurefde-tv-episode-on-female-cfos-and-female-leaders-6078000/ http://www.the-financedirector.com/features/featurefde-tv-episode-on-female-cfos-and-female-leaders-6078000/ In this episode of FDE TV we address the topic of female CFOs and female leaders. We speak with Kathryn Bishop, an associate fellow at Said Business School of the University of Oxford, Lena Shishkina, CFO EMEA & APJ at Workday, and Ana de Pro, group … Fri, 09 Mar 2018 11:50:00 GMT FDE, in partnership with FCA, launches its new season of FDE TV http://www.the-financedirector.com/features/featurefde-in-partnership-with-fiat-chrysler-automobiles-fca-launches-its-new-season-of-fde-tv-6042450/ http://www.the-financedirector.com/features/featurefde-in-partnership-with-fiat-chrysler-automobiles-fca-launches-its-new-season-of-fde-tv-6042450/ In our season four opener, Darina Ivanova, FDE TV presenter, visits the Museo Storico Alfa Romeo, Alfa Romeo’s official museum located in Milan, and meets Gianluca Italia, managing director Italy and EMEA fleet & business services director at Fiat Ch… Wed, 31 Jan 2018 12:49:00 GMT Making sense of business travel expenses http://www.the-financedirector.com/projects/making-sense-of-business-travel-expenses/ http://www.the-financedirector.com/projects/making-sense-of-business-travel-expenses/ The complexity of corporate travel arrangements can make it hard for companies to get a clear view of how cost-effective their processes are. Ana de Pro, chief financial officer at Amadeus IT Group, explains how the company’s new report offers insigh… Thu, 25 Jan 2018 00:00:00 GMT Promoting start-up investment in the Swedish capital http://www.the-financedirector.com/projects/promoting-start-up-investment-in-the-swedish-capital/ http://www.the-financedirector.com/projects/promoting-start-up-investment-in-the-swedish-capital/ Invest Stockholm is the official agency for promoting investment in the greater Stockholm region. It connects investors with companies, universities and research centres, while providing advice for launching and expanding businesses in one of the mos… Thu, 25 Jan 2018 00:00:00 GMT IFRS 16 lease accounting requirements http://www.the-financedirector.com/projects/ifrs-16-lease-accounting-requirements/ http://www.the-financedirector.com/projects/ifrs-16-lease-accounting-requirements/ With IFRS 16 lease accounting requirements coming over the horizon, companies must act now to adjust their reporting processes and meet the new standards that could have a major impact on balance sheets and income statements. Marco van der Kooij, man… Thu, 25 Jan 2018 00:00:00 GMT The flexible consumption model of IT asset finance http://www.the-financedirector.com/projects/the-flexible-consumption-model-of-it-asset-finance/ http://www.the-financedirector.com/projects/the-flexible-consumption-model-of-it-asset-finance/ The digital revolution has brought with it an insatiable appetite for data storage capacity, bandwidth and processing speed. To achieve a competitive advantage, many CFOs recognise the need for access to the latest technology. Dave Roberts, EMEA sale… Thu, 25 Jan 2018 00:00:00 GMT Sophisticated IT systems that put finance before technology http://www.the-financedirector.com/projects/sophisticated-it-systems-that-put-finance-before-technology/ http://www.the-financedirector.com/projects/sophisticated-it-systems-that-put-finance-before-technology/ No matter how technology develops to assist finance professionals, the core tasks of the team remain the same. A lot of organisations still rely on pushing the functionality of spreadsheets to accomplish many of the tasks required to close the books … Thu, 25 Jan 2018 00:00:00 GMT Service and support lead to fleet success http://www.the-financedirector.com/projects/service-and-support-lead-to-fleet-success/ http://www.the-financedirector.com/projects/service-and-support-lead-to-fleet-success/ For car companies, finding the right place in the fleet market is about more than just vehicles. It is about services, support and understanding the needs of finance directors and fleet managers. Finance Director Europe speaks to Gianluca Italia, EME… Thu, 25 Jan 2018 00:00:00 GMT Influence of technology on the finance function of companies http://www.the-financedirector.com/projects/influence-of-technology-on-the-finance-function-of-companies/ http://www.the-financedirector.com/projects/influence-of-technology-on-the-finance-function-of-companies/ The pace of change in the finance function of any large organisation has been accelerating for many years, and the potential for technology to unlock greater efficiency and business value continues to grow. At the Q3 2017 Finance Director Europe brie… Thu, 25 Jan 2018 00:00:00 GMT The future of the fleet is built on innovation http://www.the-financedirector.com/projects/the-future-of-the-fleet-is-built-on-innovation/ http://www.the-financedirector.com/projects/the-future-of-the-fleet-is-built-on-innovation/ Fleet managers and finance directors are working more closely together than before to address mobility costs, and ensure that drivers of company cars have choice and flexibility. Simon Dransfield, general manager for fleet and business, Europe at Jag… Thu, 25 Jan 2018 00:00:00 GMT Impact of IFRS 16 on balance sheets and income statements http://www.the-financedirector.com/projects/impact-of-ifrs-16-on-balance-sheets-and-income-statements/ http://www.the-financedirector.com/projects/impact-of-ifrs-16-on-balance-sheets-and-income-statements/ With the upcoming introduction of IFRS 16, which will bring new accounting standards to bear on lease contracts, the business world has been working hard to assess the impact on balance sheets and income statements. Gilles Momper, CFO of fleet servic… Thu, 25 Jan 2018 00:00:00 GMT Defining the CFO of the future http://www.the-financedirector.com/projects/defining-the-cfo-of-the-future/ http://www.the-financedirector.com/projects/defining-the-cfo-of-the-future/ A series of Finance Director Europe events has explored how the role of the CFO is changing rapidly. Lena Shishkina, chief financial officer EMEA and APJ at Workday, explains how CFOs can meet these challenges. Thu, 25 Jan 2018 00:00:00 GMT Sun shines on business-friendly Spanish city http://www.the-financedirector.com/projects/sun-shines-on-business-friendly-spanish-city/ http://www.the-financedirector.com/projects/sun-shines-on-business-friendly-spanish-city/ Long known as one of Europe’s most loved tourist destinations, Málaga is now emerging as a leading innovation hub. Francisco de la Torre, the city’s mayor, talks about how the City of Málaga can help businesses achieve unique benefits in one of Spain… Thu, 25 Jan 2018 00:00:00 GMT Importance of data security with focus on compliance http://www.the-financedirector.com/projects/importance-of-data-security-with-focus-on-compliance/ http://www.the-financedirector.com/projects/importance-of-data-security-with-focus-on-compliance/ Data drives business and, for most people, their personal lives; therefore, data security is of paramount importance. The introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation in 2018 has brought compliance into the spotlight. We speak to Steven van… Thu, 25 Jan 2018 00:00:00 GMT Business opportunity on the Canadian coast http://www.the-financedirector.com/projects/business-opportunity-on-the-canadian-coast/ http://www.the-financedirector.com/projects/business-opportunity-on-the-canadian-coast/ Globalisation is allowing companies to set up away from established hubs. Finance Director Europe talks to Stephen Lund, CEO of Opportunities New Brunswick, about why the coastal Canadian province is proving so popular. Mon, 22 Jan 2018 00:00:00 GMT E-invoicing – which business case suits best in your company? http://www.the-financedirector.com/projects/e-invoicing-which-business-case-suits-best-in-your-company/ http://www.the-financedirector.com/projects/e-invoicing-which-business-case-suits-best-in-your-company/ Comarch explains the true value and impact that e-invoicing can have on a company. Tue, 31 Oct 2017 12:43:00 GMT Outcome-focused services through PCaaS solution http://www.the-financedirector.com/projects/outcome-focused-services-through-pcaas-solution/ http://www.the-financedirector.com/projects/outcome-focused-services-through-pcaas-solution/ In a world where taxis are not owned by taxi companies and hotels are not owned by hotel groups, it may be no surprise that, when it comes to acquiring PCs and related hardware, we’re moving away from buying such transient assets and towards subscrib… Thu, 26 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT The search for the best biotech talent http://www.the-financedirector.com/projects/the-search-for-the-best-biotech-talent/ http://www.the-financedirector.com/projects/the-search-for-the-best-biotech-talent/ In late 2016, FDE TV spoke with Biogen about its decision to invest in the canton of Solothurn. Now, the scene at the US biotech company’s next generation manufacturing site changes almost daily. Construction of the facility is running on schedule th… Thu, 26 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Shaping the financial journey of Smurfit Kappa Group http://www.the-financedirector.com/features/featurehandling-the-financial-complexities-of-smurfit-kappa-group-5958313/ http://www.the-financedirector.com/features/featurehandling-the-financial-complexities-of-smurfit-kappa-group-5958313/ A new entrant to the FTSE 100, Smurfit Kappa Group (SKG) has achieved big things in recent years. The Dublin-based company has seen a steady rise and, with operations now spanning three continents and 34 countries, controlling the finance function of… Thu, 26 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT