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How can Shared Services transform Finance?

How can Shared Services transform Finance?

More than 50% of global companies have either already consolidated their Finance and Accounting functions into a Shared Service Organisation (SSO), or are considering doing so. With insight from SSOW speakers Thomas Haseneder, Global Head GBS Finance Services, Ingram Micro and Lóránt Besnyi, Head of Accounting & Tax, MOL Group, we explore the challenges and opportunities involved.

Learn why Finance is one of the most compatible functions to export to an SSO model, as well as:

  • How Ingram Micro is achieving end-to-end process ownership with the introduction of  a GBS model
  • How to manage the human-side of change and potential pushback when evolving the shared services model
  • How MOL Group is providing a value-adding finance function with the support of its SSO
How to transform your Global Business Services

How to transform your Global Business Services

According to SSON’s most recent industry survey, one third of global organisations are currently implementing Global Business Services. Not just that. Within five years another 30% plan to transition to GBS. So, why all this interest? What does GBS offer that traditional Shared Services does not? The answer, in a few words: Agility, Flexibility, and Ability to Transform. We interviewed executives at Tesco and Mars for some perspective on the GBS of the future.

New Horizons: An Interview with Schneider Electric | Shared Services and Outsourcing Week

New Horizons: An Interview with Schneider Electric | Shared Services and Outsourcing Week

Schneider Electric recently expanded its Finance GBS model by adding a North American Global Business Services center. Philip Woodburn, VP, Finance Global Shared Services and Operations at Schneider Electric, who is based in their Polish centre, took a leading role in identifying and selecting a North American location for this new centre. Barbara Hodge, SSON’s Editor, sat down with Philip recently to ask him about their final location choice and the factors that played into this decision.
Delivering on Promises: An Interview with OMV Petrom Global Solutions SRL | Shared Services and Outsourcing Week

Delivering on Promises: An Interview with OMV Petrom Global Solutions SRL | Shared Services and Outsourcing Week

This exclusive video interview explores how OMV embarked on a new journey to deliver a different promise to its stakeholders: innovation. 

HR, Crystal Clear: An Interview with Swarovski | Shared Services and Outsourcing Week

HR, Crystal Clear: An Interview with Swarovski | Shared Services and Outsourcing Week

In light of the recent drive for HR in Shared Service Organisations Ina Schreckenberger, Transformation Programme Stream Lead for People and Organisation of Swarovski, spoke to us about one of Swarovski’s recent transformations, and the benefits of having HR in the Global Business Services Organisation (GBS).

Learn about the challenges they faced related to HR transformation and special client experiences and relationships.