DigitalCFO’s 1st Physical Event in 2022: CFO Executive Roundtable – Business Partnering

DigitalCFO Asia | 18 March 2022

Moderated by Phillip Tan; CFO, IMC Industrial Group, attendees shared insights at DigitalCFO’s first face-to face event in 2022

Held on 16th March 2022 at Andaz Singapore, with Safe Distancing Measures in place

  • In collaboration with Jedox
  • Held at Andaz Singapore’s beautiful garden Studio, this roundtable discusses the xP&A Roadmap: Understanding breakthroughs, opportunities and determining the end goal

To address value of planning and analysis while the economy starting to recover and deal with the impact of the recent pandemic, Jedox partnered with DigitalCFO Asia to host its first physical roundtable after more than two years.

Kickstarting at 10.30am, this mask-on event allowed finance professionals to share insights with one another and find out different trends that evolved in the last two years. The event witnessed an attendance of more than 10 Finance Professionals including CFOs and Finance Directors from Standard Chartered, Storhub, Frasers Centrepoint and many more. Keeping safe distancing measures in mind, attendees were kept to five for each table.

Phillip Tan; Chief Financial Officer for IMC Industrial Group moderating the roundtable discussion

The roundtable discussion was moderated by Phillip Tan; CFO, IMC Industrial Group, where he led discussions on the Progress & Challenges on the Path to xP&A and how business partnering will drive value for organisations. Attendees actively participated in the discussions, sharing experiences based on their industries and challenges they faced – making the discussion a fruitful one.

Finance leaders are already planning on how to pivot into recovery and advancement. Increased collaboration across all functions in the organization, allows every department to understand the financial implications of operational decisions.

Forward-thinking finance teams know that numbers should not be the end of finance operations. The transition from traditional to digital finance function could be a bit daunting, however, this will allow them to be a more strategic business partner, deliver stronger and deliberate insights, align diverse business objectives, and construct data-driven decisions.

The event ended with an executive 3-course luncheon, where attendees had the chance to interact with Jedox facilitators. Jedox simplifies planning, analysis, and reporting with one unified and cloud-based software suite. Jedox empowers decision makers and business users across all departments and helps them work smarter, streamline business collaboration, and make insight-based decisions with confidence.