As economic conditions improve, CFO’s and their organizations have limited resources available to meet the competing goals of supporting strategic growth initiatives while continuing to drive down F&A costs. This webcast analyzed the key items on CFO’s agendas and assessed how alternative operating models like global outsourcing help address these agendas.
Elaine Goodell, Vice President, Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer, Liz Claiborne, Inc.
Manish Vora Senior Vice President, WNS Global Services
Elaine joined Liz Claiborne, Inc. in 1988 and is the Vice President, Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer. She is on the Financial Management Committee of the American Apparel and Footwear Association, is the former co-chair of the Financial Executive International's Committee on Controllership and has previously been a Board member of the New Jersey Technology Council representing the Consumer Technology Track. She has been acknowledged in several financial publications for having incorporated innovative "Best Practice" techniques and systems into finance and accounting functions of the Corporation. She was Liz Claiborne’s “TWIN” Award recipient in 1998 and was inducted into the Academy of Women Achievers in the year 2000. She is a member of the National Association of Professional Women. Elaine is a Board Member of the Liz Claiborne Foundation and is the Senior Sponsor for the “Youth” team of the LizActs “Community Involvement” program.
Based out of New York, Manish heads WNS's Finance and Accounting practice in North America. He has 17 years of finance domain expertise, of which the last nine have been dedicated to F&A outsourcing. Prior to his current role, Manish spent three years with Accenture’s F&A BPO practice where he led sales and solutioning for Fortune 1000 clients. Prior to Accenture, Manish spent over five years at Outsource Partners International implementing offshore shared services initiatives for mid-sized companies. He is a Certified Public Accountant, Chartered Accountant and a Certified Information Systems Auditor.
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