Opportunities for automation in finance and accounting

This session will be On-Demand at out July 14 event. Join us!

The potential outcome of applying automation in finance is significant if you know where to start and how to measure the benefits, which include lowering the cost of finance, greater monetary savings, and more opportunities for finance teams to provide more value to the business. This session will walk you through the opportunities for automation in finance and accounting, including technologies such as machine learning and robotics process automation. Hear about how automation is embedded in solutions to support end-to-end processes, including record to report, order to cash, working capital and liquidity, risk, and predictive planning.  

 Attend this session to: 

  • Discover how automation can create value in various organizational processes and functions. 
  • Understand which processes can be automated and thereby improve key KPIs  
  • Learn how and why end to end processes that include operational automation are the first step in applying artificial intelligence 
  • Prepare for the data and skillsets you need to be successful. 

This session qualifies for one CPE credit in Computer software and applications. This session is intermediate level and requires basic SAP Financial systems knowledge. No advanced preparation required. This session will issue credits as Group Live (presented online due to Covid-19). Additional CPE information can be found here.

Interested in learning more?

Attend our Finance and Automation Summit on July 14. The full agenda can be found here.

By registering for this webinar, you will receive a complementary code to the Finance & Automation Summit.

Use code BIRGITGUEST2021 at checkout for a complementary pass to the event. 


Birgit Starmanns Global Head of oCFO COE Thought Leadership Strategy and Programs, SAP
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Birgit Starmanns is the Global Head of the Office of the CFO Center of Excellence (oCFO COE) Thought Leadership Strategy and Programs in the Global Center of Excellence for Finance and Risk at SAP, focusing on market-facing content and programs. Her experience includes the go-to-market of new finance and risk solutions that leverage new technologies such as machine learning and cloud and the business benefits they can bring to organizations and finance. Her functional experience is in finance and management accounting, including SAP S/4HANA Finance, as well as core SAP ERP and SAP EPM. Starmanns has over 30 years of experience across the oCFO COE, solution marketing, solution management, strategic customer communities, and management consulting organizations. Starmanns holds a BA and MBA from the College of William and Mary. She is the co-author of the SAP Press book Accelerated Financial Closing with SAP, and the SAP Labs guidebook Product Costing Scenarios Made Easy.