Deep Dive: The Best of Both Worlds—Welcome to the Hybrid Close

Session Number: 9023
Track: Financial Close
Sub-Categorization: Other Financial Close
Session Type: Deep Dive
Primary Presenter: Julien Coudrette [Director - Grant Thornton, LLP]
Time: Jun 27, 2019 (09:30 AM - 11:00 AM)
Room: 609, Level 6

Speaker Bio: Julien Coudrette is a director with Grant Thornton's Business Application practice in San Francisco. He leads EPM projects, including consolidation and tax reporting. Prior to joining Grant Thornton, Julien worked with Nell'Armonia in France and MarketSphere in the US, both award-winning consulting firms.

Julien is an HFM, Planning, Essbase, and DRM certified expert; he has successfully implemented some of the most complex HTP projects. He has over 13 years of consulting experience with Oracle/Hyperion solutions, specializing in large projects with multiple applications which need to share a common model and communicate between each other and/or with the outside information system. He is currently leading Grant Thornton's transition to the cloud for the FCCS and TRCS products, and he served as the architect for some of the very first FCCS projects.

Product Experience: HFM, HTP, FCCS, TRCS, Essbase, Planning, FDMEE (and Classic), DRM, and ODI.

Technologies or Products Used: n/a

Session Summary for Attendees:  Join a selection of our Financial Close speakers for an encore on Thursday to discuss topics such as:
- Using FDMEE to connect ARCS to multiple JDE instances (Seema Shah, Alithya)
- EPRCS on HFM for narrative and XBRL reporting (Megha Chopra, Genpact and Geordan Drummond, Alithya)
- Connecting FCCS to on-premise data sources (Mike Casey, Oracle)

Moderator - Julien Coudrette, Grant Thornton
Seema Shah, Alithya
Megha Chopra, Genpact
Geordan Drummond, Alithya
Mike Casey, Oracle