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CFO and Finance Leadership Center - The CFO will be the future Chief Intelligence Officer as well as most of a company’s data is running through the books some how. It is utmost important that the ...

CFO and Finance Leadership Center - The CFO will be the future Chief Intelligence Officer as well as most of a company’s data is running through the books some how. It is utmost important that the finance function extends beyond the primary mission to support all other business functions within an organization. Enterprises in all industries and regions can make it a differentiator when they see perceptive finance as a focus area. To learn more follow us on twitter (@SAPAnalytics, @hschliebs).

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  • Latest Analytics Solutions from SAP to Empowerthe Finance Team – Perceptive FinanceHenner SchliebsSAP
  • ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 2AgendaDescribing the new normal for CFOsIntroducing financial excellenceElaborating on financial analyticsExperiencing solutionsWrap-up
  • ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 3Increased Globalization§  Expansion into new markets§  Global process standardization§  Localization requirementsEconomic Volatility§  Volatility in markets§  Decreased stock valuation§  Slow economic growthThe Realities of the “New Normal” for FinancePressure on Margins§  Profitability by segments§  Decreased budgets and spending§  Determination of the cost to serveFocus on Risk§  Financial risk and fraud§  Commodity risk§  Social sentiment affects brand valueNew Business Models§  Shared services organizations§  Business partnerships§  Leveraging big data for decisionsRegulatory Changes§  Increasing disclosure requirements§  Country-specific regulations§  Industry-specific disclosures
  • ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 43xLower finance cost as percentage ofrevenue for top quartile organizationsversus bottom quartile organizationsSource: SAP Benchmarking ServicesBest Run Finance Organizations have …76%Higher operating margin where financialsystems provide historical and forward-looking views into financial and operationalperformanceBest Run Companies Can Achieve Financial Excellence
  • ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 5And a Greater Role for Finance in Creating ValueDespite a continued focus on cost control,many CFOs are considering strategies togrow revenue.There is also a desire to increase theirinvolvement in strategic decisions in theircompanies.CFO Global Insights Dec 2010Deloitte“”Ÿ  Cut costsŸ  Conserve cashŸ  Pay off debt2008-2009Ÿ  Grow revenuesŸ  Use cashŸ  Optimize costs2010-2013
  • ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 6AgendaDescribing the new normal for CFOsIntroducing financial excellenceElaborating on financial analyticsExperiencing solutionsWrap-up
  • ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 7Greater Expectations of FinanceKey CFO prioritiesInternalExternalEnsure RegulatoryCompliance and EffectiveRisk ManagementDeliver Superior Serviceat Reduced CostOutperform Financial Objectives andCreate Sustainable Value
  • ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 8How Finance Can Run BetterEnsure RegulatoryCompliance and EffectiveRisk ManagementOutperform Financial Objectives andCreate Sustainable ValueDeliver Superior Serviceat Reduced CostStreamline financial functions andprovide self-service reporting andanalysisShorter time to close books% of time spent of working with the businessLower cost of finance as % of revenueEmbed a 360° view of enterpriseperformance with agile budgeting andactionable profitability reportingSuperior Return on Capital Employed(ROCE)Lower proportion of unprofitable productsand customersMinimize # earnings warningsEmbedded risk management andcontrols from transactional processingto financial reportingLower % revenue at riskReduced incidence of penaltiesfor non-complianceMinimize risk of financial restatements
  • ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 9Real Estate Lifecycle ManagementReceivables ManagementInvoice to PayTravel ManagementShared ServicesOur Solutions for FinanceTreasury and Financial RiskManagementManage Enterprise Riskand ComplianceAccountingand Financial CloseEnsure RegulatoryCompliance and EffectiveRisk ManagementDeliver Superior Serviceat Reduced CostManage FinancialPerformanceOutperform Financial Objectives andCreate Sustainable ValueŸ  Strong cash flow and liquidityŸ  Compliant and accurate financial reportingŸ  Maximized profitabilitySAP’s comprehensive portfolio of applications and end-to-endprocesses help you achieve Financial ExcellenceŸ  Reduced cost of financeŸ  Partnering with organization to drivevalue
  • Achieve Financial ExcellenceŸ Ensure Regulatory Compliance andEffective Risk ManagementŸ Outperform Financial Objectives andCreate Sustainable ValueŸ Deliver Superior Service atReduced Cost©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 10
  • ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 11AgendaDescribing the new normal for CFOsIntroducing financial excellenceElaborating on financial analyticsExperiencing solutionsWrap-up
  • ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 12Improve Financial, Operational, and Managerial Processeswhile Driving Profitability and GrowthManageEnterprise Riskand ComplianceProactively manageenterprise risk andcompliance at reducedcostAccounting andFinancial CloseProvide timely andaccurate financial andregulatory reportingTreasury andFinancial RiskManagementSeize and fundbusinessopportunities asthey arise, whileavoiding financialrisksCollaborativeFinanceOperationsImprove financeefficiency anddeliver superiorservice at reducedcostManageFinancialPerformanceOutperformcorporate financialobjectives andcreate sustainablevalueAchieve Financial ExcellenceWith Financial End-to-End Processes
  • ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 13ManageEnterprise Riskand ComplianceProactively manageenterprise risk andcompliance at reducedcostAccounting andFinancial CloseProvide timely andaccurate financial andregulatory reportingTreasury andFinancial RiskManagementSeize and fundbusinessopportunities asthey arise, whileavoiding financialrisksCollaborativeFinanceOperationsImprove financeefficiency anddeliver superiorservice at reducedcostManageFinancialPerformanceOutperformcorporate financialobjectives andcreate sustainablevalueFINANCE ANALYTICSAchieve Financial ExcellenceWith Financial End-to-End Processes (cont.)Improve Financial, Operational, and Managerial Processeswhile Driving Profitability and Growth
  • ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 14Manage Financial PerformanceDriving Business Results through Intelligent FinanceManageEnterprise Riskand ComplianceProactively manageenterprise risk andcompliance at reducedcostAccounting andFinancial CloseProvide timely andaccurate financial andregulatory reportingTreasury andFinancial RiskManagementSeize and fundbusinessopportunities asthey arise, whileavoiding financialrisksCollaborativeFinanceOperationsImprove financeefficiency anddeliver superiorservice at reducedcostManageFinancialPerformanceOutperformcorporate financialobjectives andcreate sustainablevalueFINANCE ANALYTICSMarginManagementPredictiveFinanceFinanceIntelligenceEmbeddedAnalyticsHANA live forFinanceOperationalFinanceReportingDriveDecisions and actions for greaterrevenueImproveControl and respond tomaximize profitabilityOptimizeRefine and tune for long termsustainability
  • ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 15Accounting and Financial CloseDriving Business Results through Intelligent FinanceManageEnterprise Riskand ComplianceProactively manageenterprise risk andcompliance at reducedcostAccounting andFinancial CloseProvide timely andaccurate financial andregulatory reportingTreasury andFinancial RiskManagementSeize and fundbusinessopportunities asthey arise, whileavoiding financialrisksCollaborativeFinanceOperationsImprove financeefficiency anddeliver superiorservice at reducedcostManageFinancialPerformanceOutperformcorporate financialobjectives andcreate sustainablevalueFINANCE ANALYTICSFinance Intelligence Embedded Analytics HANA live for Finance Operational Finance ReportingControlCompliance and transparencyExecuteSpeed and efficiencyAnalyzeInsight for better decisions
  • ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 16Treasury and Financial Risk ManagementDriving Business Results through Intelligent FinanceManageEnterprise Riskand ComplianceProactively manageenterprise risk andcompliance at reducedcostAccounting andFinancial CloseProvide timely andaccurate financial andregulatory reportingTreasury andFinancial RiskManagementSeize and fundbusinessopportunities asthey arise, whileavoiding financialrisksCollaborativeFinanceOperationsImprove financeefficiency anddeliver superiorservice at reducedcostManageFinancialPerformanceOutperformcorporate financialobjectives andcreate sustainablevalueFINANCE ANALYTICSCommodity RiskAnalyticsEmbedded Analytics HANA live for Finance Finance IntelligenceOperational FinanceReportingControlSeamless End-to-EndComplianceExecuteAgility with SimplicityPredictInstant Insight to Action
  • ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 17Collaborative Finance OperationsDriving Business Results through Intelligent FinanceManageEnterprise Riskand ComplianceProactively manageenterprise risk andcompliance at reducedcostAccounting andFinancial CloseProvide timely andaccurate financial andregulatory reportingTreasury andFinancial RiskManagementSeize and fundbusinessopportunities asthey arise, whileavoiding financialrisksCollaborativeFinanceOperationsImprove financeefficiency anddeliver superiorservice at reducedcostManageFinancialPerformanceOutperformcorporate financialobjectives andcreate sustainablevalueFINANCE ANALYTICSFinance Intelligence Embedded Analytics HANA live for Finance Operational Finance ReportingControlInsight to ActionTransformDrive business valueDeliverExcellence in Finance
  • ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 18Manage Enterprise Risk and ComplianceDriving Business Results through Intelligent FinanceManageEnterprise Riskand ComplianceProactively manageenterprise risk andcompliance at reducedcostAccounting andFinancial CloseProvide timely andaccurate financial andregulatory reportingTreasury andFinancial RiskManagementSeize and fundbusinessopportunities asthey arise, whileavoiding financialrisksCollaborativeFinanceOperationsImprove financeefficiency anddeliver superiorservice at reducedcostManageFinancialPerformanceOutperformcorporate financialobjectives andcreate sustainablevalueFINANCE ANALYTICSFraud Management Embedded Analytics HANA live for Finance Finance IntelligenceOperational FinanceReportingAssessSeamless End-to-EndAssessmentExecuteAgility with SimplicityDecideInstant Insight to Action
  • ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 19AgendaDescribing the new normal for CFOsIntroducing financial excellenceElaborating on financial analyticsExperiencing solutionsWrap-up
  • ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 20New Technologies Help CFOs Better Address Their ChallengesMobilityCloudIn-MemoryFINANCE ANALYTICS
  • ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 21Empowering More Efficient Finance with SAP on HANAThe Most Modern Platform for Real-Time Financial ExcellenceReal-Time FinancialCloseReal-TimeFinanceOperationsReal-TimeTreasuryManagementReal-TimeComplianceReal-TimePerformanceManagement
  • ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 22Mobile Finance Is Already a Reality TodayPaymentapprovalsManage departmental spendCustomer credit andpayment informationDashboard analysis,including net marginTravel expensesApprove system accessManage KPIs andstrategic initiatives
  • ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 23Where to Find More InformationAnalytics applied to Finance: www.sap.com/appliedanalyticsExperience it yourself at our new CFO and Finance Leadership Center by visiting:www.sapcfo.comAnd subscribe to the monthly newsletter:www.sap.com/finance-newsletterFollow us: https://twitter.com/sapanalyticsFollow me: https://twitter.com/hschliebs
  • Thank You!Contact information:Henner SchliebsAnalytics Solution Marketinghenner.schliebs@sap.com@hschliebs
  • ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 25Net Margin Analysis (HANA / Non-HANA)Current Customer SituationŸ  No chance at identifying which customers and products are destroying your profitŸ  Difficult determining which process costs can be reducedŸ  Hard analyzing profitability impacts consistently across your organizationŸ  Lack of rebalancing product mix to achieve higher profitabilityDescriptionŸ  SAP Net Margin Analysis provides pre-built and customizable dashboards andreports to analyse net margin and cost to serve across dimensionsValue PropositionŸ  Better manage and reduce process costsŸ  Increase margins by segmenting your customers, products, sales territory, saleschannel based on the impact they have on profitabilityŸ  Increase revenues by identifying the amount of monthly revenue that is “left on thetable” due to customers with net margin below the customer segment averageOutcome OpportunityŸ  Improve your revenuesŸ  Reduce opportunity costs and profit-destroying customersŸ  Manage and optimize marginsSAP BusinessObjects BI solutionsSAP Profitability and Cost ManagementSAP Predictive AnalysisSAP Net Margin Analysis
  • ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 26Predictive Finance (HANA/Non-HANA)Current Customer SituationŸ  Lacking sophisticated, forward-looking capabilitiesŸ  No support for data mining and predictive modeling for financial measuresŸ  Weak support for operational departments in regards to financial impact analysisŸ  Needing a solution to support cash flow optimizationDescriptionŸ  Predictive Finance is a solution that helps the finance department uncoverpotential improvements to the company’s performance by delivering rich datamining and predictive modelling capabilities to business usersValue PropositionŸ  Reach your business goals faster by turning dormant data into new opportunitiesŸ  Stay agile and gain a competitive edge with efficient forecasting and planningŸ  Solve problems before they happen by exposing hidden risks and hazardsOutcome OpportunityŸ  Improve your planning processes with advanced analytics to take action beforegaps come upŸ  Focus on the most profitable areas to increase margins with decision supportŸ  Predict your most influential B/S and P/L positions with sophistication tooutperform your goalsSAP Predictive AnalysisSAP LumiraSAP CO-PA AcceleratorSAP BI Suite
  • ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 27Finance Intelligence (HANA/Non-HANA)Current Customer SituationŸ  Official reporting processes are not flexible and require IT for changesŸ  Ad hoc analyses are cumbersomeŸ  Hard to include non-Finance data in analyses to support operationsDescriptionŸ  The solution provides business users in financial departments with the tools toeasily visualize any kind of data from any source without the need of IT expertise.Merging data sets, sharing models with colleagues and even external constituents,and showing results rather than excel tables make it a must for every employee.Value PropositionŸ  Ad hoc visualizations in seconds speed up decision making processes and help inurgent situations to prevent loss of fundsŸ  Streamline decision making by taking out the IT perspective to operate moreefficientlyOutcome OpportunityŸ  Flexible financial analyses and support for operationsŸ  Collaborative finance crossing departmental borders makes the organization awareof financial impact of decisionsSAP BusinessObjects BI solutionsSAP LumiraSAP Explorer
  • ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 28Embedded Analytics (Non-HANA)Current Customer SituationŸ  Important business content is hidden in tables in your ERPŸ  Cumbersome reporting processesŸ  Reporting embedded in transactional processes is non-existent or inflexibleDescriptionŸ  Embedded Analytics in the Business Warehouse deliver standard content that iseasily consumable by transactional users directly when needed to make importantdecisionsValue PropositionŸ  Improve cash through visibility into and control over cash flows and forecasts tomanage cash, ensuring the enterprise has liquidity to fund its operating activitiesŸ  Improve order to cash processes through an increase of the financial visibility toyour customer baseŸ  Enable the Dispute Manager to reduce DSO and increase customer profitabilityŸ  Get a 360° overview about the company’s financial situationOutcome OpportunityŸ  Contextually answer questions when they arise: during the transactional processŸ  Improve decision making processesSAP BusinessObjects BI solutionsSAP BI Foundation RDS
  • ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 29Operational Reporting with SAP HANACurrent Customer SituationŸ  Business performance is affected by inability to perform timely reporting onoperational data stored in SAP ERPŸ  Reporting of operational data is too time consuming or impractical, resulting insub-optimal business decisionsŸ  Extremely large volumes of detailed transactional data exist in operational ERPsystems, but access to up-to-date, summarized information is also crucialDescriptionŸ  This rapid-deployment solution enables real-time operational reporting withaccess to massive amounts of detailed and summarized operational data toincrease productivity with flexible and graphical self-service analyticsValue PropositionŸ  Speed up operational reporting with best-in-class Business Intelligence, poweredby SAP HANAŸ  Instant insights into your financial and financial-oriented purchasing or dataprovide a basis for optimal decision makingOutcome OpportunityŸ  Accelerated Reporting and AnalysisŸ  Accelerated Period-End Closing ProcessesSAP BusinessObjects BI solutionsSAP Profitability and Cost ManagementSAP Predictive AnalysisSAP Net Margin Analysis
  • ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 30HANA Live for FinancialsCurrent Customer SituationŸ  No base for decision making, as data is spread all over ERPŸ  No predefined analyses models for Working CapitalDescriptionŸ  HANA Live for Financials provides the content for sophisticated analyses, as well asout-of-the box analyses around cash and invoice and goods received reconciliationValue PropositionŸ  Rich content provision for controllers, treasurers, accountants, and financialanalysts, as well as ExecutivesŸ  Combines all finance data to provide the basis for advanced analyses with SAP BISolutionsŸ  Analysis across organizational hierarchies, time trends, and drilldown intotransactional details for root-cause analysesŸ  Specific applications out of the box, like working capital analysis to optimize KPIs(like cash conversion) or goods/invoice receipts reconciliationOutcome OpportunityŸ  Fact-based decisions for everyoneŸ  Excellence across all finance processesŸ  Outperform your financial objectivesSAP BusinessObjects BI solutionsSAP Lumira (aka Visual Intelligence)SAP HANA live applications
  • ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 31Commodity Risk Analysis (HANA)Current Customer SituationŸ  Measuring and reporting overall commodity position changes geographicallyŸ  Risk compliance analysis across commodities and locationsŸ  Lack of a high-level overview of commodity exposures and financial derivativesDescriptionŸ  The solution provides your organization with instant visibility into commodity risk-related information across multiple lines of business. This enables your business toappropriately address commodity position risks at all levels.Value PropositionŸ  Better decision making through a geographical overview of net open commoditypositionsŸ  Efficient process through highlighted risk compliance across all commoditiesŸ  Minimize risk by analyzing commodity exposures and related financial derivativesOutcome OpportunityŸ  Improve your visibility on commodity positionsŸ  Keep compliance risk to a minimumŸ  Increase transparency by providing views on exposures with and without hedgingŸ  Provide in-depth analysis of commodity positions by time period and locationSAP BusinessObjects BI solutionsSAP Commodity Risk ManagementSAP Commodity Risk Analysis
  • ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 32Fraud Management (HANA)Current Customer SituationŸ  Revenue loss related to fraudŸ  Cost/results ratio of dealing with fraudŸ  Manual, inefficient, slow, and inaccurate investigation processDescriptionŸ  The solution provides real-time detection that leverages the power of HANA with alertnotification and management features for the fraud team, and helps minimize falsepositives through real-time calibration and simulation capabilitiesValue PropositionŸ  Perform analyses of fraud patterns based on historical data; design how fraud isgoing to be detectedŸ  Set up and fine tune detection criteria, using simulations and the calibration toolprovided within your departmentŸ  Run fraud detection and perform investigation on the resulting findings in real timeOutcome OpportunityŸ  Detect fraud earlier to reduce financial lossŸ  Improve accuracy of detection at less costŸ  Prevent and deter fraud situationsSAP Fraud ManagementSAP BusinessObjects BI solutionsSAP Predictive Analysis
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