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The EY Better Finance Podcast explores the changing dynamics of the business world and what it means for finance leaders of today and tomorrow. Hosted by EY’s Myles Corson, this series offers insights from leaders on key topics affecting the world of corporate finance.

The Better Finance Podcast EY

    • Business
    • 4.7 • 47 Ratings

The EY Better Finance Podcast explores the changing dynamics of the business world and what it means for finance leaders of today and tomorrow. Hosted by EY’s Myles Corson, this series offers insights from leaders on key topics affecting the world of corporate finance.

    Learn how new age data analytics is pushing private company CFOs to adapt and innovate

    Learn how new age data analytics is pushing private company CFOs to adapt and innovate

    Podcast host Myles Corson welcomes Jennifer Crowe, CFO of CognitiveScale, and Anthony Sgammato, EY America’s Private Assurance Leader to discuss how private company CFOs can identify and effectively use this rising amount of data to make a difference. They explore how private company CFOs use data analytics to maintain a competitive edge while navigating the challenges such as cyber-attacks and staffing issues.
     © 2021 Ernst & Young LLP

    • 16 min
    The CFO’s expanding role in the ESG ecosystem

    The CFO’s expanding role in the ESG ecosystem

    Myles Corson is joined by Fulya Kocak, SVP of ESG issues for Nareit and Serena Wolfe, CFO of Annaly Capital Management. They discuss the increasing stakeholder focus on ESG issues within REITs and the broader real estate sector. They look at how the pandemic has influenced agility within REITs to become ESG change agents for other sectors. ©2021Ernst & YoungLLP
    Links: https://www.annaly.com/~/media/Files/A/Annaly-V3/annaly-2020-corporate-responsibility-report.pdf; http://www.REIT.com/ESG; ey.com/dnacfo

    • 39 min
    How can diverse experience enhance the career path to being a successful CFO?

    How can diverse experience enhance the career path to being a successful CFO?

    In this episode of the Better Finance podcast, Myles Corson is joined by Dave O’Hara, corporate vice president and chief financial officer for Commercial Finance at Microsoft.

    Dave shares how his unconventional career path, going from public policy and economic development to a friend’s software company, eventually led to being CFO of a major division in Microsoft. He attributes his career success to never staying too comfortable, embracing change and never backing down from a challenge.

    • 30 min
    How agile forecasting and planning is evolving the role of finance

    How agile forecasting and planning is evolving the role of finance

    Podcast host Myles Corson welcomes Ryan Grimsland, Senior Vice President Corporate Finance and Treasurer at Lowe’s Companies, and Loren Garruto, EY Partner and Global and Americas Corporate Finance Leader. Together, they discuss how finance can enable business to better manage unpredictable market behavior as seen during the COVID-19 pandemic. They take a closer look at the challenges caused by the pandemic and how becoming more agile in forecasting and planning can help prepare for future disruptions.

    • 35 min
    Tomorrow’s CFO and the finance skills of the future

    Tomorrow’s CFO and the finance skills of the future

    Find out more about the role of tomorrow’s CFO and the future skills of finance. Podcast host Myles Corson welcomes Simon Bittlestone, CEO of Metapraxis, a financial analytics company, and Andrew Harding, chief executive of Management Accounting at the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants.

    • 31 min
    Closing the ESG gap in corporate reporting

    Closing the ESG gap in corporate reporting

    Podcast host Myles Corson welcomes Brian Tomlinson, Director of Research, CEO Investor Forum, Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose (CECP), and Marc Siegel, a member of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) and EY partner. Together they discuss the acceleration of ESG issues in corporate reporting. Their conversation also considers the increasingly vital role ESG plays in investor communications and what investors are looking for companies to disclose. © 2021 Ernst & Young LLP

    • 39 min

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