Practical Tips & Tricks for Your Professional Life as a Financial Controller

Eftychia Avgerinou Financial Controlling Toolbox

According to EY, 80% of Financial Controllers say their job is becoming more and more demanding over the past 5 years. Just being good with numbers is not enough. You need to be a reliable business partner, explain “the numbers” to non-financial people while process transactions and manage reports. The increased pressure from investors and the continuously changing business environment …

Data Visualization in Financial Controlling by Greg Tzavelopoulos

Eftychia Avgerinou Financial Controlling Toolbox

On June 16-17, financial controllers will participate on EBCG‘s 4th Annual Financial Controlling Toolbox in Bratislava, where our speakers with top management and expert roles will share their valuable insights. Greg Tzavelopoulos, Head of CPM/ABC in Pipelife, will present the modern Financial Reporting trends and will train you how to build a Data Visualization tool on profitability analysis using excel on your own. Watch …

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Financial Controlling Toolbox 2016: Master your Skills

Eftychia Avgerinou Financial Controlling Toolbox

As Mark Twain said: “The secret to getting ahead is getting started”. We know that as a financial controller, you don’t want to just be excellent with numbers. You want to be a value creator and be responsible for many aspects of your company’s strategy. That’s why we have come up with a platform where anyone from finance can master …

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Speaker Interview with Tomas Otava from Sodexo

Eftychia Avgerinou Financial Controlling Toolbox

Next June, the 4th Annual Financial Controlling Toolbox will launch in Bratislava. Financial Controllers attending our event can learn to master their skills, whether it is technical proficiency, leadership talent, or remarkable communication. Among our exceptional speaker panel is also Tomas Otava, Head of Controlling in Northern, Central & Eastern Europe from Sodexo. I interviewed Tomas last week and before his short business trip …

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Speaker Interview with Greg Tzavelopoulos from Pipelife

Eftychia Avgerinou Financial Controlling Toolbox

I called Financial Controlling Toolbox speaker Greg Tzavelopoulos (Head of Corporate Performance Management for Pipelife International) for our interview last week and I was more excited than ever to talk to him. The reason? Here at EBCG, Greg is not just a speaker. He has a long presence as a speaker on our conferences focusing on financial reporting, business modelling/analysis and product/customer profitability and …

3 Themes For This Year’s Best Financial Controllers

3 Themes For This Year’s Best Financial Controllers

Eftychia Avgerinou Financial Controlling Toolbox

The role of the financial controller is changing rapidly. It’s not all about accounting and financial planning anymore. According to an Ernst & Young report about the changing role of financial controllers, 82% of them believe that their job has become more challenging over the past 3 years. And in addition to that, 75% of CFOs agree that it is …

4th Annual Financial Controlling Toolbox

4th Annual Financial Controlling Toolbox

Eftychia Avgerinou Financial Controlling Toolbox

After the successful 3rd Annual Financial Controlling Toolbox last November in Prague with more than 100 attendees and up to 20 speakers, this year’s toolbox is moving to Bratislava! Join us in the beautiful historical city along the Danube and learn more about the future trends and predictions in the business and financial industry and get hands-on practice on our …

Speaker Interview with Andrei Gavril from OMV Petrom

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In a few weeks our event Financial Controlling Toolbox will kick off in Prague. Among the many interesting speakers is Andrei Gavril, Director Controlling at OMV Petrom. Amidst his busy schedule, he found time to elaborate on the contents of his event session entitled “Value Enhancement Projects”. Andrei stresses that the modern Controller needs to be persuasive and play an active role in …