045: What We Know Now: Six CFOs Offer Career-Building Insights to Future Finance Leaders

What piece of advice do you wish someone had shared with you earlier in your finance career? Join us as six of our CFO Thought leaders look back and share their individual career insights when it comes to building a CFO career. Sponsors BlackLine Systems Financial Close Suite helps finance executives rapidly reconcile millions of transactions…
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044: When It’s Time to Make a Deal — And Even When It’s Not: Bobby Blumenfeld, Executive Director, ACG New York

What can the deal-making community offer to CFOs? Join us as Bobby explains the varied ecosystem of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), and the unique value that can be derived from being connected with your region’s foremost deal-makers. Sponsors BlackLine Systems Financial Close Suite helps finance executives rapidly reconcile millions of transactions per minute. View a free…
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043: Advancing Ethical Behavior, Jim Walker, CFO, Walch Education

What are the key attributes of ethical middle-market firms? Join us as Jim explores how personal ethics and ethical corporate culture come from good business practices that yield higher employee satisfaction and company profits. Sponsors BlackLine Systems Financial Close Suite helps finance executives rapidly reconcile millions of transactions per minute. View a free demo today visit  www.CFOthoughtleaderdemo.com…
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How to Embed Your Finance Team, Brad Dickerson, CFO, Under Armour, Inc.

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042: Building a Strategic Finance Function, Brad Dickerson, CFO, Under Armour, Inc.

How did finance help a $600 million sports apparel upstart grow into a $3 billion high-growth firm? Join us as Brad explores the steps he took to embed a finance team of more than 30 members across the firm’s varied business units to help the company look into the future and drive growth. Sponsors BlackLine Systems Financial Close…
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041: Managing Risk & Performance, Doug Webster, Principal, Cambio Consulting

How does your organization view risk? Join us as Doug Webster of Cambio Consulting (and former CFO of the U.S. Labor Department) lifts risk strategy out of the organizational shadows and places it dead center on the boardroom table, where all eyeballs are increasingly turning to the CFO. Sponsors BlackLine Systems Financial Close Suite helps finance executives rapidly…
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040: Do the Right Thing: Ralph Bender, CFO, Manship Media, on Exiting the Newspaper Business

How does a media firm widely known for its newspaper journalism exit the business? Join us as Ralph revisits the difficult decisions that led Manship to sell The Advocate — a much beloved community newspaper owned and published by the Manship family–owned business for the past 104 years. Sponsors BlackLine Systems Financial Close Suite helps…
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039: The Agile Finance Leader, Sherry Buck, CFO of Libbey, Inc.

What does it take to create an agile finance organization? Join us as Sherry explains the inner workings of global glassmaker and marketer Libbey, Inc., as she underscores the dictums that foster a more responsive and collaborative organization. Sponsors BlackLine Systems Financial Close Suite helps finance executives rapidly reconcile millions of transactions per minute. View a free…
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038: The CFO of the Future, Ash Noah, VP, Management Accounting, AICPA

What will the CFO role be ten years from now? Join us as Ash helps us to peer inside the c-suite of the future, and uncover the scope of responsibilities being shouldered by industry's future finance leaders. The Scope of Finance “The role of the CFO is becoming more operational … and while this is…
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037: Marc Zinnemers, CFO, RES Software, on Driving Top Line Growth

What financial metric is top of mind when it comes to growing a software company? Join us as Marc explains why cash flow is king when it comes to advancing RES Software’s customer-centric business model. Sponsors BlackLine Systems Financial Close Suite helps finance executives rapidly reconcile millions of transactions per minute. View a free demo today visit www.CFOthoughtleaderdemo.com…
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