Join us at Aico event – Financial Close Made Simple

Meet us at Scandic Marski hotel in Helsinki on September 12, 2019 for a half day seminar of presentations and discussions around the topic of efficient financial close process.

The event will be held together with Aico’s partner CFO Services TriFinance, one of the leading finance advisory companies in the Benelux. Speakers will be presenting on the topics of reducing complexity and increasing efficiency of financial close with automation of routine finance tasks, smart workflows and real-time process visibility.

Our expert speakers will be covering the topics of how to identify inefficiencies of financial close, what are the best solution practices adopted by leading European companies and what is the role of intelligent automation in this process. Join us and other finance professionals responsible for record-to-report and financial close processes in some of the largest Finnish companies.

Due to limited availability of seats, please register timely to secure your place.



The Speakers

Marko Voutilainen, CEO Aico

Marko is CEO and co-founder of Aico and Finland’s leading ERP consultancy – Attido. Combining knowledge of finance and IT processes, Marko started development of intelligent automation solutions for finance in 2001. Today the venture has grown into international business with ambition to become the leading company for cloud financial close solutions.

Christophe Dams, Expert Manager Smart Close, CFO Services TriFinance

As an external auditor for nearly 10 years, Christophe built very strong expertise in various accounting regulations and finance processes. Combining this knowledge and his eagerness for finance automation, he is guiding customers through the automation journey of their operations. ‘A realistic view on the potential and possibilities within the organisation,’ Christophe says, ‘will ensure a solid roll-out of Finance Process Automation (FPA).

Clive Jefferies, Product Manager Aico

With over 30 years of experience in finance and IT, Clive has in-depth knowledge of record-to-report accounting processes and intelligent automation solutions. Having worked for the likes of IBM and Microsoft as well as consulting large global companies, Clive holds the expertise on end-to-end financial close processes.


Preliminary Agenda

8:30 – 9:00 – Registration. Coffee

9:00 – 9:15 – WelcomeMarko Voutilainen, CEO, Aico

9:15 – 10:00 – Towards efficient financial close process – best practices from leading European companies. Christophe Dams, Expert manager TriFinance, Managing complexity in Finance.The journey to automation.

10:15 – 11:15 – Financial close process efficiency through reduction of manual work, smart workflows and real-time integration to ERP systems. Clive Jefferies, Product Manager Aico

11:30 – Wrap-up and lunch.


Time and Location

Date: Thursday, September 12
Time: 8:30 to 12:00
Location: Scandic Marski hotel, Helsinki

Due to limited availability of seats, please register timely to secure your place.