SaaS Conversations with Lauren Kelley is a monthly webinar series featuring thought leaders in SaaS Finance that will look at the various benchmarks and metrics your SaaS business needs to know to significantly improve operational performance.
Working Remotely as Finance Professionals – Best Practices During the COVID-19 Crisis
Theme: Best practices on working remotely during the Coronavirus Crisis for finance professionals
April 28, 2020 at 10am PST|1pm EST
During the Covid-19 crisis we are all learning to work differently with remote teams. What are the best practices, and proven techniques to managing Finance remotely? We’ve invited Jonathan Lau, FP&A Manager of InVision, and Eric Lundeen, Head of Finance of Americas Xero — two experienced pros at SaaS FP&A and working effectively remotely. InVision is a fully distributed company where employees can work from anywhere, and Xero is a fast growth public SaaS vendor of accounting software headquartered in New Zealand.
Join us on for SaaS Conversations on April 28, 2020 at 10am PST|1pm EST, with Lauren Kelley, Founder and CEO of OPEXEngine, and a lively discussion with Jonathan and Eric on:
• How to manage a team who are all remote
• How to manage communication
• The best practices to hire and on-board remotely
• Setting clear expectations, deadlines and outcomes for your team
• The importance of respecting working remotely and bringing the office into your co-worker’s home life as well as the intimacy of bringing your co-workers into your own home
• How to maintain a work / life balance when the computer is always on at home
Lauren Kelley • CEO and Owner @OPEXEngine
Lauren Kelley is the founder of OPEXEngine. After 25 years in fast growth high tech companies, she founded OPEXEngine to solve the problem that high tech companies lack good quality benchmarks from a neutral provider — especially operational benchmarks — to reduce risk and improve efficiency and growth.
Eric Lundeen is an experienced Finance executive, based in Boulder, CO who loves SaaS metrics. He is currently Head of Finance for the Americas at Xero, headquartered in New Zealand, was previously Sr. Director of FP&A at SendGrid, having built the FP&A team at SendGrid from early-stage through IPO, and prior to that, was Asst. Director of Finance and Controller at Rally Software. Eric started out as a Lead Auditor at Deloitte & Touche and did his MBA in corporate finance at UC Boulder.
Jon is FP&A Manager at InVision, based out of Salt Lake City, UT. InVision is one of the largest companies in the world with no offices or headquarters – all employees work remotely. Prior to that, Jon spent 3 years as Sr. Financial Analyst at Instructure, Jon is an experienced Financial Planning and Analysis Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the SaaS industry and working remotely.
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