Altius, creator of the Excel-centric BPM solution, Flex Planning, that allows companies to retain their investment in spreadsheet models, today announced the Sponsorship of a free educational webinar entitled ‘Budgeting in Excel’ on July 7, 2015 at 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT. This webinar will educate attendees on how to create and manage a real corporate budget in Excel, including Excel features that can be utilized to improve the process’ accuracy and scalability. Specifically:

  •     Approaches to take with operational groups to increase accuracy and reduce the burden of budgeting
  •     Demonstrating how Finance can make the operational groups better at what they do and raise their performance profile
  •     Structuring the Excel files to provide maximum benefit
  •     How to scale budgeting and planning beyond Excel using more scalable technology, without entirely abandoning Excel

This educational webinar qualifies for one Certified Public Accountant CPE credit.

Simon Turner, ACA, International Finance and Operations Executive, will share best practices on budgeting in Excel, based on his 20-plus years of experience in finance. For the last 10 years he was VP, Finance at Oxford Immunotec Global plc, taking the company from early stage start-up in the UK to NASDAQ IPO in November 2013. In that role he built countless budget, forecasting, financial projection and capital structuring Excel files, leveraging his earlier experience with Deutsche Bank and JP Morgan to develop complex yet accurate Excel files to aid financial decision making and resource allocations.

The webinar will be moderated by John Kogan, CEO, Proformative. John has been CFO at four technology companies, a finance executive at Cardinal Health, and in multiple roles at AlliedSignal and Cisco Systems.  Visit the Altius webinars page to view the event.