Financial Planning and Analysis is one of the biggest pain points of SAP customers according to recent SAPinsider research, and is also one of the largest areas of investment that organizations are undertaking, as they realize how critical this discipline is to their overall success. Attend this interactive session to gain an understanding of how bringing next generation ERP and Analytics together empowers the finance and planning audience to drive better decisions. Obtain a better ability to see the whole finance landscape with the next-generation intelligent cloud ERP suite in SAP S/4HANA.
- Learn how to use analytics against SAP S/4HANA with SAP Analytics Cloud to drive better business decisions and become a better business partner
- Use SAP Analytics Cloud against SAP S/4HANA actuals data to perform better planning and variance analysis
MEET THE EXPERTS
Pras Chatterjee is a senior director of product marketing for planning & analysis at SAP focusing on SAP Analytics Cloud and SAP BPC. Prior to joining Product Marketing, Pras was a practice manager for SAP Business Analytics Services in North America as a leader in the EPM practice. He has also served as a solution architect for SAP BPC version for the Microsoft platform and SAP NetWeaver focusing on Planning and Consolidations around the globe. Pras is a Chartered Professional Accountant who has worked with various software firms in the finance space and has had a career in finance with various Fortune 500 organizations.
Michel Haesendonckx is Global Solution Owner at SAP SE for SAP’s solutions in the area of Finance in general, focusing on Financial Planning & Analysis more specifically. In this role he is responsible for the solution strategy and drives the global go-to-market in this area, being highly involved in key innovation topics. He has 22 years of experience in the area of finance processes as well as analytics, of which 20 years in relation to SAP solutions. Apart from having been responsible for Presales and Business Development for the Finance line of business at SAP Belgium-Luxembourg for 8 years, he built his functional experience as external auditor, controller in the oil & gas sector and CFO in the port logistics industry. He further extended his view in this field through his leadership position in FP&A in a globally operating consulting organization. His practical experience is backed by a post university degree in Controlling. In addition, he is the author of the book “SAP S/4HANA Finance: The Reference Guide to What’s New” (ISBN 978-1-4932-1806-6).