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.
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, managing director at Wolters Kluwer CCH Tagetik Benelux and Nordic, discusses the implications of the new standards and how the right solution can ease the burden of compliance.
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 services provider ALD Automotive, talks to FDE TV about how the new rules will affect fleet operations.
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 Hoorebeke, CEO of HR and payroll specialists SD Worx, about the implications of the new legislative regime.
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 briefing in London, in partnership with Sabre, Unilever’s then-VP of future finance, Steve Dixon, talked about his personal journey of technological discovery and how it is influencing the finance function of one of the world’s biggest companies.