Webinar

Spend Matters: Procurement and Finance Alignment

Aligning people and processes to drive results — right to the bottom line.

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What the webinar covers:

Learn how to reduce misalignment between Finance and Procurement to unlock value.

In theory, Finance and Procurement should be tightly aligned in managing spending, validating savings (and other value creation), reducing risk, optimizing working capital, and managing an integrated Procure-to-Pay Process. Unfortunately, this is rarely the case, and the impact is non-trivial. But, the problems ARE fixable.

Aligning procurement and finance is totally doable — learn how to get your teams in sync and watch now.

What you will learn:

  • Identifying the biggest barriers that Finance places on Procurement
  • Assessing and quantifying the organizational & financial impact of such barriers
  • Optimizing your approaches to knocking down these barriers
  • Examples and hard dollar benefits of implementing these approaches in a variety of areas

Pierre Mitchell, Chief Research Officer, Spend Matters

Spend Matters Chief Research Officer Pierre Mitchell has 25 years of procurement and supply chain industry and consulting experience, and is a recognized procurement expert specializing in supply processes, practices, metrics, and enabling tools and services. He is a regular contributor to business publications, a frequent presenter at industry events around the world and counts himself fortunate to have served and interacted with so many CPOs and future CPOs.

Constantine Limberakis, Senior Director, Product Marketing Strategy & Analyst Relations, Corcentric

A thought leader in the area of procurement and supply management, Constantine has over 20 years of experience, playing strategic roles in a wide spectrum of organizations related to consulting, product marketing, product development and market research. Throughout his career, he’s engaged business leaders and the broader analyst and technology community with strategic content, speaking engagements, research, webinars, and industry articles. Constantine is focused on analyzing technology business trends and promoting leading technology around procurement and supply management.