09 May 2023, Tue


Transforming Financial Planning and Analysis

In this virtual round table with OneStream by The Manufacturer, we will be exploring how complex organisations can deploy resources much more efficiently and add real, strategic value through technology.


Manufacturers face increasing complexity through mergers and acquisitions, supply chain disruptions and market uncertainty. Reliance on spreadsheets and legacy applications for Finance processes pose significant risk. Instead, future-focused businesses are unifying financial consolidation, reporting, planning and analytics through platform technology. We will be exploring how complex organisations can deploy resources much more efficiently and add real, strategic value through technology.

Core discussion points:

  • Sharing best practice for unifying finance and operations
  • How are you achieving data quality and business insight?
  • What tools do you need to support growth and evolving FP&A requirements?

In collaboration with OneStream.


Henry Anson
The Manufacturer

I am passionate about manufacturing and its role for the future of the global economy, especially in these extraordinary and febrile times, where, coming through Covid-19, manufacturing has to be the backbone on which a gradual return to economic normality is built. I have been an MD of the Hennik Group, publishers of The Manufacturer, for 14 years, and am thoroughly immersed in the sector, understand the issues and the manufacturing and support landscape.

Gatherings such as these will enable the sharing of best practice and war stories, enable collaboration and assist in this recovery phase.

Ben Buckley
Account Director, OneStream Software

Ben has spent his entire career in the EPM/CPM space and is a passionate advocate in technology-enabled finance transformation. Ben looks after clients in the Manufacturing industry and has observed a strong surge in the interest in xP&A over the last couple of years. Prior to OneStream, Ben worked for Oracle for over 10 years and SAP / Business Objects before that. A cycling enthusiast, Ben can often be found exploring the Cheshire countryside where he lives.

Charlotte Houston
Consulting Director, inlumi

Charlotte is a Consulting Director for Inlumi, a boutique Finance Consulting firm and leads the UK Inlumi practice. With over 18 years experience of transforming Finance functions, Charlotte has led multiple end to end Finance transformations and specialises in helping Finance leaders to unlock value from technology-enabled change.

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