The OpEx Budget Game: Make Sure You Win!

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Would you like to know how to get the accounting and finance talent you need now without adding permanent head count to your budget?

Read this to learn how you can get the talent you need with OpEx dollars.

Who should read this–CEOs, CFOs, CIOs and Finance & Accounting executives and managers looking to access top accounting talent.

Top 4 things you’ll learn:
1. How to grow your business without adding permanent headcount
2. How you can leverage OpEx dollars to get the staff you need now
3. How you can let someone else manage HR, staffing and seasonal issues
4. How you can focus on the Finance Strategy of your organization, not the tactics

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The OpEx Budget Game: Make Sure You Win!

  1. 1. The OpEx Budget Game: Make Sure You Win! David Kaminski, Senior Vice President, Client Engagement Steven Braud, Vice President, Solution Architect Disclaimer This document is the proprietary and exclusive property of Sutherland Global Services except as otherwise indicated. No part of this document, in whole or in part, may be reproduced, stored, transmitted, or used for design purposes without the prior written permission of Sutherland Global Services. The information contained in this document is subject to change without notice. The information in this document is for information purposes only. Sutherland Global Services® disclaims all warranties, express or limited, including, but not limited, to the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, except as provided for in a separate software license agreement. All confidential or proprietary information contained in Sutherland’s response shall at all times be and remain the sole and exclusive property of Sutherland Global Services, Inc.©© 2010 Sutherland Global Services Inc., All All rights reserved. Privileged and confidential information of Sutherland Global Services Inc. 2012 Sutherland Global Services Inc., rights reserved. Privileged and confidential information of Sutherland Global Services Inc. www.sutherlandglobal.com
  2. 2. Today’s Moderator & Speaker Steven is a Solution Architect with Sutherland’s Finance & Accounting Outsourcing Practice. With over 30 years of experience, Steven has worked for Fortune 50 companies in Strategy Formulation, Business Performance Management, Accounting, Transformation, General Accounting and Close & Consolidation. He is an industry expert in Order to Cash for outsourcing and has consulted with several Fortune 50 Companies for Cost Reduction, Performance Management, Shared Steven Braud, VP Services, Finance Transformation and ERP Implementations.Sutherland Global Services F&A Services David is the Senior Vice President of Client Engagement for Sutherland’s Finance & Accounting Outsourcing Practice. With over 30 years of experience, David has worked as a Partner with Capgemini, and has served as General Manager of Worldwide Financial Services for Microsoft Corporation. During David’s 9 year tenure at Microsoft, his responsibilities were split between running two global businesses as Chief Credit Officer of Microsoft Corporation and President of Microsoft Capital Corporation. David and his team of David Kaminski, SVPSutherland Global Services 400 professionals managed a global asset of $8 billion in more than F&A Services 180 countries. www.sutherlandglobal.com© 2012 Sutherland Global Services Inc., All rights reserved. Privileged and confidential information of Sutherland Global Services Inc. 2 January 9, 2013
  3. 3. The Opex Budget Game: Make Sure You Win! www.sutherlandglobal.com© 2012 Sutherland Global Services Inc., All rights reserved. Privileged and confidential information of Sutherland Global Services Inc. 3 January 9, 2013
  4. 4. The Opex Budget Game: Can you tell our listeners what you mean when you say Opex Budget Game? www.sutherlandglobal.com© 2012 Sutherland Global Services Inc., All rights reserved. Privileged and confidential information of Sutherland Global Services Inc. 4 January 9, 2013
  5. 5. What are you seeing and hearing when you travel to see CFOs and Controllers from both enterprise and SMB firms? www.sutherlandglobal.com© 2012 Sutherland Global Services Inc., All rights reserved. Privileged and confidential information of Sutherland Global Services Inc. 5 January 9, 2013
  6. 6. Do you see this “Budget Game” being played out at all types of companies? www.sutherlandglobal.com© 2012 Sutherland Global Services Inc., All rights reserved. Privileged and confidential information of Sutherland Global Services Inc. 6 January 9, 2013
  7. 7. Can you walk our listeners through the scope and size of one of the leading software manufacturers when you were there? www.sutherlandglobal.com© 2012 Sutherland Global Services Inc., All rights reserved. Privileged and confidential information of Sutherland Global Services Inc. 7 January 9, 2013
  8. 8. How did the Budget Game get played? What challenges did you face, and were the challenges limited to the U.S. market or were they global? www.sutherlandglobal.com© 2012 Sutherland Global Services Inc., All rights reserved. Privileged and confidential information of Sutherland Global Services Inc. 8 January 9, 2013
  9. 9. Why didn’t you simply embrace a staff augmentation approach and utilize a temporary agency? www.sutherlandglobal.com© 2012 Sutherland Global Services Inc., All rights reserved. Privileged and confidential information of Sutherland Global Services Inc. 9 January 9, 2013
  10. 10. How effective was the solution and what particular geography did you start in and why? www.sutherlandglobal.com© 2012 Sutherland Global Services Inc., All rights reserved. Privileged and confidential information of Sutherland Global Services Inc. 10 January 9, 2013
  11. 11. Why is it easier to get vendor spend dollars than budget to hire FTEs? www.sutherlandglobal.com© 2012 Sutherland Global Services Inc., All rights reserved. Privileged and confidential information of Sutherland Global Services Inc. 11 January 9, 2013
  12. 12. Were there other geographies that did not embrace the outsourcing approach and what impact did it have on metrics, performance and morale? www.sutherlandglobal.com© 2012 Sutherland Global Services Inc., All rights reserved. Privileged and confidential information of Sutherland Global Services Inc. 12 January 9, 2013
  13. 13. If you had it to do all over again, what would you change? www.sutherlandglobal.com© 2012 Sutherland Global Services Inc., All rights reserved. Privileged and confidential information of Sutherland Global Services Inc. 13 January 9, 2013
  14. 14. Thank You Steven Braud—Moderator Vice President, Solution Architect Finance & Accounting Outsourcing Sutherland Global Services steven.braud@sutherlandglobal.com David Kaminski—Presenter Senior Vice President, Client Engagement Finance & Accounting Outsourcing Sutherland Global Services david.kaminiski@sutherlandglobal.com www.sutherlandglobal.com© 2012 Sutherland Global Services Inc., All rights reserved. Privileged and confidential information of Sutherland Global Services Inc. 14 January 9, 2013

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