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The Institute of Finance & Management (IOFM) Announces the Controllers Conference & Expo

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Controllers Conference & Expo, the Most Comprehensive Event Dedicated to Controllers, to Take Place September 14-16 at The Westin OHare in Chicago, IL

Portland, ME (PRWEB) September 04, 2014

The Institute of Finance & Management (IOFM), a business unit within Diversified Business Communications, has announced the dates and location for Controllers Conference & Expo: Sept. 14-16 at The Westin OHare in Chicago, IL. The event will feature representatives from high-profile organizations delivering more than 20 sessions and workshops essential to controllers professional development. Attendees will have opportunities to work toward professional certification and network with top finance professionals.

We look forward to facilitating this important networking opportunity, said RD Whitney, Executive Director of IOFM. The conference sessions and workshops will offer new and creative solutions to professional problems and provide content speaking to controllers needs."

Controller's Conference & Expo is the only meeting strictly focused on high-level controller education and practical approaches in a peer-to-peer setting to finance management, forecasting and reporting, risk management cost control, leadership, and process improvements. The event brings together controllers and other top finance professionals and shows them practical ways to improve their finance department operations. Attendees learn about the most complete internal controls and receive vetted, best-practice advice on other compliance issues and how to avoid fines.

At Controllers Conference & Expo, attendees may choose to take Certified Professional Controller (CPC) Preparation Training, part of IOFMs Controller Certification Program. The class in Chicago provides a strong review of the certification and ongoing learning program for professional controllers.

Opportunities remain to sponsor and exhibit at Controllers Conference & Expo. For information, send an email to Brian Cuthbert, bcuthbert(at)divcom(dot)com. To date, the following organizations have joined the roster of Controllers Conference & Expo sponsors and exhibitors:

Title Sponsor
IBM

Gold Sponsors
AvidXchange, Inc.
Commerce Bank
globalVCard® paysystems (CSI Enterprises, Inc.)

Silver Sponsors
Acculytic
Exhibitors
Basware
Berkheimer Onesource
Cambridge Mercantile
IntelliChief
InvoiceInfo
IQ BackOffice
Lavante
MTS Software Solutions Inc.
Nexus Systems

In addition to IOFMs own experts, speakers from several national and global organizations will share their expertise at Controllers Conference & Expo, including:

Joe Euteneuer
CFO
Sprint

David Kotz
Former Inspector General
SEC

Jim Brady
Senior Partner
Deloitte

Jodi Bahl
Human Capital Principal and Midwest Affordable Care Act Leader
Ernst & Young, LLC

Erich Heneke
Senior Manager, Supply Chain Management
Mayo Clinic

Karen Anderson
Senior Vice President
Unclaimed Property Recovery & Reporting, LLC

Rodd Mann
Controller
Kingston Technology

Brian Brinzo
Assistant Controller
ArcelorMittal

Diane Yetter
President
YETTER

Judy Bicking
IOFM Consultant
Former Director
Johnson & Johnson

The first day of Controllers Conference & Expo will feature two in-depth workshops:

Half-Day Workshop:
Sales & Use Tax: What Controllers Need to Know to Manage Risk
Instructor: Diane Yetter, President, YETTER

Full-Day Workshop:
IRS Regulation Bootcamp
Instructor: Marianne Couch, JD, Principal, COKALA Tax Information
Sessions for the rest of the conference will cover a variety of subjects. Among them will be an exclusive Regulatory Compliance Panel covering pain points such as the Affordable Care Act, sales and use tax, unclaimed property and foreign corrupt practices. Other topics will be innovative metrics, expense reduction and efficiency, working capital strategies, IT and finance system case studies, personal leadership, career insights, and more.

About the Institute of Finance & Management
The Institute of Finance & Management (IOFM) is the leading source and largest provider of tools, resources, research, training, certification programs, and events in the rapidly evolving field of financial operations. IOFM runs three membership networks: The Accounts Payable Network (TAPN), The Accounts Receivable Network (TARN), and The Controllers Network (TCN). Membership helps professionals advance their careers and organizations improve their processes through access to proprietary information, best practices, and expert insights. In 2014, IOFM will host five events to facilitate education and networking in financial operations including: Accounts Payable Expo East and West, The Controllers Conference & Expo, The AP & P2P Leadership Conference, and The Payments Summit. IOFM is a business unit within Diversified Communications, a global organization operating on four continents and a major independent producer of events and media worldwide. For more information, visit http://www.iofm.com.

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