With change being a constant challenge and opportunity for Finance teams, the introduction of the ESMA ESEF reporting mandate must seem like just another set of regulatory reporting which will add little value to the business but require a fair amount of finance management time to ensure compliance. The good news is that both of the above assumptions are not necessarily correct!
The introduction of the mandate can be seen as an opportunity to improve reporting and potentially refresh outdated manual processes with automation to improve efficiency and remove what might well be one of the last manual process systems within the Finance team. A mini digital transformation project perhaps?
From a time management perspective, this is where DFIN and Certent can provide guidance and help to minimise disruption and provide best practice advice. The lively thought leadership panel discusses several topics including the following:
Watch now for insight into best practices to manage your ESMA ESEF project.
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