Old Trafford Stadium

25th June 2024, 10am-2pm

The UK’s Leading Events for Business Finance Professionals

Inspiring you with new ideas and solutions.

Whether you are a Finance Director or CFO, a dedicated finance professional or business exec responsible for financial operations, The Business Finance and Accounting Roadshow will provide valuable insights and innovative new ideas, helping to unlock the full potential of your business.

Expert speakers – informative seminars

4 Hours of high quality, education content presented absolutely free of charge

Theatre A
Theatre B
Beyond bookkeeping: supporting best practice in FP&A
Terry Hogan
Compas
The Finance department sits at the heart of the modern company, often providing specialist analytical and forecasting support to the business alongside its traditional role of bookkeeping and cash management. This talk explores how modern tools and techniques assist FP&A professionals in this increasingly demanding role.
Top 5 Purchase-to-Pay Risks You Need to Know in 2024
Paul Conway
Fiscal Technologies
Finance has undergone a significant period of change over the last 3 years, which is now exposing many finance leaders and teams to a new range of risks. Uncover the techniques to mitigating these threats, reducing fraud, financial impact and compliance penalties.
Boosting the Bottom Line with Apprenticeships
Jo Scott
Kaplan
Understand how government funding can be used to cover up to 100% of your training costs. This session will look at the different ways apprenticeship funding can be used, whether you pay into the levy or not. It will cover looking at new recruits to build a talent pipeline but also how it can be used to train existing staff.
Building Business Resilience & Navigating Uncertainty
Gareth Anderson
Allica Bank
During this time of increasing economic uncertainty, business owners are facing unprecedented challenges – from stubborn inflation and rising interest rates to weakening demand. Gareth Anderson (Head of Business Management at Allica Bank) will draw on his 17 years of experience in financial services working closely with business owners, to uncover practical steps on how businesses can become more resilient to not only survive in the present but thrive into the future.
Role of the CFO in an evolving Sustainable Finance Ecosystem
Nikhil Chouguley
ACCA
This session shall explore key concepts such as: · Asset impairment due to climate change related physical risks · Reputational and commercial risks related to ESG factors, especially for firms which are lagging behind their peers in reducing their carbon footprint · Financial institutions’ use of regulatory ESG data and sustainability metrics to assess their exposure of ESG laggards · The use of carbon offsets and the prudent management of natural, human and political capital as part of a sustainability risks management function
UK economic update for finance professionals
Bruno Fernandes
Coface
In 2024, the UK's economic landscape presents dynamic shifts for finance professionals. Inflation concerns and geopolitical factors add complexity, demanding astute financial strategies for optimal outcomes. Gain valuable insights from one of the leading global credit insurers.
Navigating the Most Liquid and Volatile Market in the world
John Freeme
Xe
With global trade at record highs, Businesses are more exposed to currency fluctuations than at any time in history. Management of this risk is our speciality.
The AI-Driven Future of Finance and Business Decisions
Peter Walker
Hopton Analytics
AI is changing the world at a rapid pace and the Finance function is no exception. Learn how the AI revolution is going to impact business from the office of the CFO to the shop floor. We will examine the potential impact of generative AI on your business model, fraud and fraud detection, productivity, data accuracy, regulatory compliance, audit, forecasting, and more. This session is critical to help you prepare for the AI revolution.

And Our Exhibitors

A mix of international brands and inspirational new solutions   

AAT
The leading professional body for accounting technicians
ACCA (The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants)
The global body for professional accountants
Allica Bank
No-nonsense banking for established businesses
Coface
Global leaders in credit insurance and risk management
Compas
Integrated planning and analytics on the cloud
CyberCrowd
Information and Cyber Security Experts
FISCAL Technologies
We protect your spend. Every invoice. Every supplier. Every day.
Forecast 5
Forecast 5 – essential for cashflow budgeting and forecasting
Hopton Analytics
We provide BI solutions for timely decision-making
ICAEW
ICAEW supports over 208,000 members & students.
Kaplan
Award winning training provider
Mandant
Specialists in Finance application integration
North West Cyber Resilience Centre
We help protect small businesses from online crime
Scan-Optics
Digitise, Organise and Optimise your data
Staria
Fintech Services  & Software for local and International Trade
XE
Global business payments and FX risk management

Testimonials

I wanted to thank the team at financeSHOWCASE for such a great event! The atmosphere was so positive and relaxed and I had some great conversations with the exhibitors. Lots of takeaways from the talks too. Can’t wait for the next one.

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Christine Mooney

Marketing Manager, J+D Forecasting

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How to get there

Old Trafford Stadium
In the Manchester Suite
Sat Nav : M16 0RA. The event is located in the Manchester Suite within the Alex Ferguson Stand. Free parking is available in car park N2 accessed off Wharfside Way.