The CFO as Business Integrator (Google eBook)

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John Wiley & Sons, Jul 7, 2003 - Business & Economics - 382 pages
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* Includes case studies, checklists, and models.
* Written by the former director of PricewaterhouseCoopers and the vanguard MySAP Financials Team.
  

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Contents

1 From Complexity to Simplicity
1
2 Leveraging your ERP Investment
27
3 Streamlining the Financial Supply Chain
63
4 Moving from Shared to Managed Services
103
5 Connecting Strategy with Operations
153
6 Analytics Converting Data into Action
197
7 Collaboration via the CFO Portal
243
8 Managing Intangibles
279
9 Integrating for Corporate Integrity
315
Epilogue
349
Biographies
353
Notes
359
Index
363
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About the author (2003)

Cedric Read currently acts as a strategic advisor to SAP on the impact of eBusiness and technology on the finance function. He also works with Atos KPMG, providing consultancy services to CFOs in leading companies ranging from Shell and BP to Diageo and GlaxoSmithKline. Cedric Read served as a management consultant for PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) for close to 25 years. In his position as Global Leader of PwC's Financial Management Consultancy, he wrote two books, CFO: Architect of the Corporation's Future and eCFO: Sustaining Value in the New Corporation.

Hans-Dieter Scheuermann is senior vice president of SAP's General Business Unit Financials group, which has global responsibility for developing leading-edge new software products to support financial and managerial accounting, strategic enterprise management (SEM), and business analytics. Most recently, he has spearheaded an initiative to development sophisticated software solutions in financial supply chain management. Prior to his current position, he coordinated SAP software solutions for the financial services industry.

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