September 28, 2021

Webinar – What CFOs & Finance Leaders should Prioritize to adapt to the changing dynamics of Cash Collection Cycle | 7 Sep 21


Webinar Synopsis

Organisations are increasingly looking to prioritize account receivables operations as their businesses continue to be affected by COVID-19 variants spreading across the world. Customers are stringently managing their cash flow, resulting in reduced payments, delayed payments and even non-payments. With work-from-home being the default mode these days, businesses are facing a very real problem of delayed payments as customers who are processing invoices manually are not able to make payments while working from home.

Optimising technology & automaton for your account receivable function will results in lowering your DSO, speeding up in cash collections and improve your organisation’s cash flow during this difficult times.

Join DigitalCFO & Esker for this exclusive webinar to find out more on how to optimize & automate your account receivables processes.


Learning Points


How to automate and accelerate your cash collection processes
How to leverage on automation to eliminate bad data, human errors, low focus on high risk accounts, poor productivity & efficiency gaps.
Making use of data analytics to manage customers’ credit risk profile
Current market trends on account receivables processes


Who should attend

CFOs, MDs, Financial Controllers, SVP/VP Finance, Finance Directors, GMs Finance, Accountants, Senior Finance Managers, Finance Managers involved in the Account Payables / Account Receivables process.


Agenda

TIMING

SESSIONS

2:00 PM

Opening Address by DigitalCFO Asia
Vanessa Quake, Senior Analyst, DigitalCFO Asia

2:05 PM

Introduction to current Market Trends on Account Receivables

Vanessa Quake, Senior Analyst, DigitalCFO Asia

2:15 PM

Panel Discussion: Adapting to the changing dynamic of cash collection cycle

With the pandemic ongoing, organisations are exposed to major shifts in finance functions, particularly on the cash collection cycles. Today, finance transformation has become a necessity and finance leaders are the creators for a better, smarter and more efficient for their cash conversion cycles. Automation processes can help assist to create better synergy and healthier ecosystem in times of economic uncertainty.

Panelists:
Zulaifah Abdul Ghani, CFO APAC, ISS Global Forwarding
Jason Kwek, Finance Director, Speedoc Pte Ltd
Albert Leong, Managing Director, Esker Document Automation

Moderator: 
Vanessa Quake, Senior Analyst, DigitalCFO Asia

2:35 PM

Technology Presentation: How to Drive Positive-Sum Growth with Accounts Receivable Automation

Speaker: 
Albert Leong, Managing Director, Esker Document Automation

2:50 PM

Question & Answer Segment

3:00 PM

Closing Address by DigitalCFO Asia

Vanessa Quake, Senior Analyst, DigitalCFO Asia


Speakers

Zulaifah Abdul Ghani, CFO APAC, ISS Global Forwarding
Zulaifah Abdul Ghani, CFO APAC, ISS Global Forwarding

With more than 30 years of various industry experience within multinational (MNC) and government-linked companies (GLC) including Citibank, Malaysia Airlines, DDB Needham Worldwide, Singapore Post and Medini Iskandar Malaysia, Zulaifah is an agile and transformational Finance Leader and an advocate of change. Currently the Chief Financial Officer APAC with ISS Global Forwarding, an Integrated Service Solutions for Freight Forwarding, leading and driving growth.

Zulaifah specialises in business turnaround and Finance transformation, Mergers & Acquisition, strategic procurement, implementation and managing large-scale shared services operations.

An Accountancy graduate from the National University of Singapore, Zulaifah is a Fellow Chartered Accountant (CA) of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (ISCA), a certified coach, trainer and speaker of the John Maxwell Company.

Jason Kwek, Finance Director, Speedoc Pte Ltd
Jason Kwek, Finance Director, Speedoc Pte Ltd

Jason Kwek has more than 16 years of senior leadership experience as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of private and public-listed companies across a variety of industries. Over the course of his career, he has implemented process automation, workflow optimisation and other innovations that improve the efficiency of financial operations and enable businesses to sustainably scale and grow.
 
Jason also contributes actively to financial education. He regularly lectures undergraduate and postgraduate courses in accounting and financial management for various institutions of higher learning in Singapore.

Albert Leong, Managing Director, Esker<br>
Albert Leong, Managing Director, Esker

Albert is the Managing Director of Esker Document Automation Asia Pte Ltd have 30 over years of experience in the technology sector, specifically on ERP and cloud-based solutions, as well as business process optimization and deployment strategy in Asia Pacific region. Over the years, Albert has participated in numerous regional CFO, CIO events as keynote speaker and discussion panels to share his experience and journey in business and IT transformation.


ABOUT ESKER

Esker is a global cloud platform built to unlock strategic value for finance and customer service professionals, and strengthen collaboration between companies by automating the cash conversion cycle. Esker’s solutions incorporate technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI) to drive increased productivity, enhanced visibility, reduced fraud risk, and improved collaboration with customers, suppliers and internally. Esker operates in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia Pacific with global headquarters in Lyon, France, and U.S. headquarters in Madison, Wisconsin. For more information on Esker and its solutions, visit www.esker.com.sg. Follow Esker on LinkedIn @EskerAsia and join the conversation on the Esker blog at blog.esker.com.sg