Adopting a Cloud-first ERP and GL strategy: The Drivers, Challenges & Business Value ROI

Sponsored by: Aptitude Software

Focused on:

  • Cloud Migrations

Date: 24 June

Days to go: 12

Time: 4PM London/11AM New York

Reduce business risk, increase automation, leverage finance data and increase agility in the face of business and regulatory change

While the digital finance mandate is not new, recent world events have significantly accelerated the need for finance transformation and automation. Survey after survey shows CFOs are responding with increased speed and spending as they look to reduce business risk, increase automation, leverage finance data and increase agility in the face of business and regulatory change.

For many Financial Services organizations, a finance transformation includes the migration of an ERP and/or GL solution to the cloud. This move brings with it the potential for great business value as well as the introduction of risk to the business.

In this webinar, Aptitude Software, dedicated to the office of finance and the CFO, will discuss the drivers, challenges, and business value of a cloud-first ERP and GL strategy and discuss how to mitigate the risk of moving the these mission critical systems to the cloud as well as the pros and cons of the best of breed vs single-stack approach.

OneAmerica, one of the fastest-growing mutual insurance holding companies in the US, will also be sharing insights gained from their finance transformation journey so far, the business case for change and the business value they expect to drive with the implementation of a cloud General Ledger and subledger approach.

Presented by

Nancy Moore,

Senior Director of Accounting at OneAmerica

Nancy is a Senior Director of Accounting at OneAmerica. Nancy is a highly seasoned strategic finance leader with over 20 years of experience that spans every aspect of accounting operations, finance systems and processes

Paul Newton,

Vice President Sales, North America for Aptitude Software

Paul is the Vice President Sales, North America for Aptitude Software. Paul has 25 years’ experience in the financial services software industry and close to 10 years at Aptitude across the International and North America businesses. Paul has experience of working with some of the largest insurers and banks in the world and helping them leverage technology to solve complex finance and regulatory challenges.

Jeremy Brown,

Senior VP, Client Relationships & Partnerships at Aptitude Software

Jeremy has 20 years of experience in business automation across numerous roles and industries. Jeremy has been with Aptitude Software for 7 years where he has worked with some of the largest insurance, banking and technology organizations to realize the benefits of solving their most complex finance challenges through the application of technology.

Key Learning Objectives

  • Drivers for an ERP and/ or GL replacement initiative as part of a finance transformation project
  • The ROI and business case for a Finance Modernization program
  • Best of breed vs single stack approach
  • Benefits of rationalizing multiple GLs and migrating to a single cloud General Ledger
  • Inherent risks in a move to a cloud GL and how to mitigate them
  • The role of a subledger in maintaining a thin, standardized GL
  • Positive impacts on the finance team and wider business


  • Chief Finance Officer
  • Chief Risk Officer
  • Head of Finance
  • Financial Controller
  • Head of Risk
  • Head of Treasury
  • CIO
  • Head of Finance Transformation
  • Head of IT Finance
  • Head of Finance Systems
  • Head of Transformation
  • Chief Accountant
  • Chief Controls Officer
  • Chief Data Officer
  • Head of Financial Planning & Analysis
  • Head of Financial Reporting