GRC and Financials Conference 2018

GRC and Financials Conference 2018

Protiviti is proud to sponsor the SAP GRC and Financials 2018 conferences, February 12–15, 2018 at Wynn Las Vegas. As a Platinum sponsor, we have the unique opportunity to extend a $400 conference registration discount.

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Join us at the conference to attend sessions from Mars, Jabil and Stanley Black & Decker as well as schedule Protiviti demos and workshops on:

  • GDPR
  • Lease Accounting (NAKISA)
  • SAP Robotics
  • Business Process Mining with Celonis
  • GRC and Identity Management

Featured case studies include:

How Jabil applied new SAP S/4HANA security architecture and restrictions during its SAP S/4HANA rollout
Susan Zortea​

Review how Jabil, a US-based global manufacturing services company, shifted from SAP ECC to SAP S/4HANA. Explore the security differences between SAP ECC and SAP S/4HANA, and walk through unique security architecture and restrictions that Jabil applied during the implementation.

How Stanley Black & Decker designed an efficient global role structure
Erin Swartzmiller

Join this session to learn how Stanley Black & Decker approached the design phase of its global SAP security redesign. Learn how Stanley Black & Decker implemented a process to create a standard global role structure that’s easy to manage, but flexibl enough to be applied across multiple business processes, segments, and regions.

How Mars transitioned to a new SAP security architecture and governance model
Sarah Wechsler & Cesar Coronado

Attend this session to learn how Mars — a global confectionary, food, and pet care company — transitioned its largest SAP user population to a new global security architecture and governance process, including the key checkpoints to ensure a smooth transition from project to steady state, key QA activities performed on user and role assignment, training and knowledge transfer performed to ensure a sustainable model going forward, and definition of a robust governance process to ensure key efforts remained in place going forward.

Featured panel sessions include:

Managing Project Risk During an S/4HANA Implementation with Jabil, Signet and Vivint

Panelists: Roberto Bayon (Jabil), Mary Pritchard (Signet) & Scott Hollands (Vivint)

Join us for a customer panel discussion to hear a variety of insightful experiences from companies who have addressed challenges and risks during an S/4HANA implementation head-on. Attend this session to hear about best practices, useful tools, and lessons learned.

Security Redesign: Lessons Learned with Mars, Stanley Black & Decker and Tenneco

Panelists: Sarah Wechsler (Mars), Erin Swartzmiller (Stanley Black & Decker), Dawn Applegate (Tenneco)

Join us for a customer panel discussion to hear about best practices, useful tools, and lessons learned from companies who have successfully performed an SAP security redesign.

Protiviti Sessions include:

Seamless Financial Planning with SAP Analytics Cloud
David Bath, Protiviti

Explore best practices in integrating SAP Business Planning and Consolidation, SAP Analytics Cloud, and other SAP solutions for a more user-intuitive analytic and forecasting solution. Explore real-world examples and lessons learned on how to leverage SAP Analytics Cloud for planning and forecasting in an SAP landscape.

How to Prepare Your Organization for S/4HANA Transformation with a Sustainable Change Approach Connecting Technology, Process and Culture
Kathie Topel, Protiviti

Join this session for a better understanding of how to align SAP S/4HANA with the strategy, direction, and vision of the organization. Discuss a 5-step process that focuses on the business and stakeholder management elements of an implementation and not solely on the mechanical/technology elements, so that all stakeholders understand their role up front and have a sense of ownership in the project. Walk away with an outline for an easily understandable, repeatable process that can be used immediately.

Understanding the Responsibilities of the Business During an SAP S/4HANA Implementation
Ronan O’Shea, Protiviti

As organizations implement SAP S/4HANA and related systems to automate processes, it is becoming increasingly critical for business units to understand their central role in the overall success of these initiatives. This session will cover the key areas that the business should be responsible for during an SAP S/4HANA implementation or migration, including program management and governance, business process readiness and solution design, organizational change enablement, user acceptance testing, data conversion, data governance, business intelligence and reporting, and financial compliance/controls.

Best practices to help streamline security redesign
Stewart Negley, Protiviti

Explore data analytics techniques surrounding user and organizational mapping processes as part of a security role design or redesign. Learn what it takes to identify the roles and transactions needed for each user and how to map them to the correct organizational values to perform their job without granting extensive access that results in incremental SoD violations.

Advanced quantification analysis: Gain powerful visibility into your true financial SoD risk exposure
John Scaramucci, Protiviti

Examine methodologies for planning, scoping, executing, and reviewing results for a segregation of duties (SoD) quantification analysis project in your SAP ECC or SAP S/4HANA environment. Learn about the various applications of SoD quantification, with a focus on how to investigate results and leverage findings into actionable remediation steps. Identify the common indicators of need and pain points that can be addressed using SoD quantification and review options for performing SoD quantification analysis.

Securing SAP S/4HANA in your SAP landscape: What you need to know
Yeurd Ng, Protiviti

Learn about the access security implications around an implementation of SAP S/4HANA and SAP Fiori. Explore additional security considerations surrounding the SAP S/4HANA application, SAP HANA, and SAP Fiori.

Click here to receive a $400 conference registration discount!


12 Feb 2018 to 15 Feb 2018
09:00 AM to 06:00 PM PST
Wynn Las Vegas, 3131 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109
United States
Monday, February 12, 2018 - 9:00am to Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 6:00pm