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High-growth and technology companies are often known for taking advantage of their collective knowledge and resources by building their own IT systems, capable of delivering a differentiated service or product to their customers. While these systems provide companies with a competitive edge, it is critical to understand how they can directly impact financial reporting, controls, and system integrations. That’s where we come in! Connor Group Financial Operations leaders Jason Pikoos and Matthew MacLachlan are excited for you to join their upcoming IMA Webinar, “Challenges and Complexities Around Home-Grown IT Systems”. Jason and Matthew will discuss the challenges surrounding home-grown IT systems, and how to overcome these obstacles. Additionally, they will explain some of the key risks associated with proprietary systems. The webinar will feature a Q&A and CPE credit for attendees. Click here to register.
Partner, Financial Operations
Jason is a Partner at Connor Group and leads the Financial Operations practice. Jason brings 18 years of accounting and operational experience, working with high-growth and technology companies. As the Financial Operations Leader at Connor Group, he has helped and guided over 40 companies in preparing for being public, planning and managing their IPO plan and/or improving operations and controls shortly after the IPO. Jason is an expert in helping clients drive business transformation through improved processes, systems, controls and organizational changes. Jason focuses on high-growth and technology companies, where he works across all finance, accounting and technology functions, helping clients define their business strategy/goals and aligning resources and stakeholders to achieve desired business objectives.
Director, Financial Operations
Matt is a Director in Connor Group’s Financial Operations practice. He has significant experience assisting finance and accounting organizations in evaluating and improving their organization, systems and processes including the assessment of internal controls. He has worked with multiple high-growth companies to evaluate, define, develop, and remediate their internal control frameworks with the ultimate goal of achieving SOX readiness and compliance. Additionally, he has worked with clients to identify and implement process and system improvements across all key business cycles – procure to pay, order to cash, financial reporting, inventory, etc. Matt’s expertise also extends to assisting clients with developing complex financial models in MS Excel & MS SQL Server to support key business initiatives and management decisions.