Welcome Antti Koski, Head of Finance Development at Finnair to CFO Outlook 2024. On April 25th you who join the summit in Stockholm can choose to join his round table discussions. They focus on Transforming Finance Development through Process & Data-Centric focus.
How do you distinguish between being process and/or data centric? Is there a difference and if yes which? Can you be one without focusing on the other?
The demand for more granular data insights increase (for instance due to sustainability and risk related reasons). How do you adapt? What does it mean from a people and technology perspective to achieve desired insight? This and much more will be discussed during CFO Outlook 2024.
Navigating the Future: Transforming Finance Development through Process & Data-Centric focus
In the dynamic landscape of 2024, achieving success in finance requires more than just adherence to basic principles – it demands a strategic shift towards process & data-centricity and optimized processes. As we witness the evolution of regulations, the rapid advancements in technology, and the growing significance of sustainability, the question becomes not just why, but how. Finnair will walk-through their approach to e2e finance process maturity improvement, the role of digital solutions in enabling finance process efficiency and utilization of data.
Join to discuss and compare:
- What does “finance development” mean to you in the ever-changing landscape of 2024? Share your insights and experiences, and let’s collectively shape a refined understanding.
- How are you navigating the digital landscape in Finance, and what milestones and digitalization roadmaps have you set?
- How do you evaluate and cultivate the Finance organization skills required to meet current and future business demands?
Dedicated supply chain, procurement, and finance professional with over 15 years of experience enhancing operations and contributing to business success. My journey has been marked by successfully leading teams through complex projects, including the implementation of IT and business transformation programs, resulting in tangible efficiency improvements. I am deeply passionate about continuous improvement and LEAN methodologies, striving to foster a culture of innovation and collaboration within my current role.LinkedIn
Antti is responsible for Finance & Procurement development portfolio management for Planning & Reporting, Source-to-Pay, Order-to-Cash and Record-to-Report. Ensuring process efficiency improvement and effective delivery of development projects and smaller initiatives.
Founded in 1923, Finnair is one of the world’s oldest operating airlines. They are a network airline specialized in connecting Europe, North America and Asia via their transfer-friendly Helsinki hub. Their purpose is to enrich life by bridging the world.
Sustainability is at the core of the Finnair strategy. Their long-term target is carbon neutrality. Finnair want to maintain the social and economic benefits enabled by air connections, while dramatically reducing the carbon footprint of air travel.
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