The pandemic has put the public sector in a pinch. Ever-tightening government budgets require rigorous spend management and AP controls, even as demand for services remains high. Meanwhile, many public sector employees are working remotely, fundamentally shifting a key aspect of spend management and oversight. These challenges are not new, but they have been amplified in this extraordinary environment. With full AI enablement with automated invoice capture to expense and invoice fraud detection capabilities, advanced analytics, and controls on all spend categories, SAP Concur is playing a big role in assisting public sector organizations deliver next-level spend management with maximum transparency and accountability. In this session, leaders from Deloitte will share a practical vision of the future of spend management in the public sector, focusing on leading technology accelerators and process blueprints.
We will examine:
- How to “futureproof” spend management with Concur
- Current best practices in spend management in the public sector – in the time of the pandemic
- How to get more value from spend management transformation based on past customer journeys
MEET THE EXPERTS
Adil Bahir is a Senior Manager in the Advisory practice of Deloitte and Lead for Automation and Finance Digital Transformation for Central and East Canada. Adil is a seasoned Finance practitioner with more than 15 years of experience implementing Finance transformation programs, with a focus on Technology, People/Change Management, and Business Process Reengineering. He has advised clients located in North America, Europe, and the Middle East thorough their Finance and Digital Transformation journey across a wide variety of industries.
Andrew MacMartin is the National leader for Accounting Infrastructure Services at Deloitte. He has over 16 years of hands on industry experience, including six years as Vice-President of finance at Dollarama. His proven ability to transform business challenges into insights and opportunities has contributed significantly to improvements in finance and operations resulting in cost reductions and process improvements with the use of technology. Andrew’s focus on technology transformation enables him to help clients with in-demand, practical solutions, including System selections, BlackLine, and Workiva implementations, RPA, Concur and solution architecting for Dynamic dashboards (for executives and operations), control diagnostics and more.