Advanced CFO Wisdom: The Art and Science of Communicating HR and Benefits with Finance

SHRM 2016 Annual Conference & Exposition
This session will help you understand how the alignment between HR and Finance.

This session will review new issues on the CFO's “Hot List” for 2016, and will show you three specific new communication techniques targeted to those issues. The content and implications of the Human Capital Financial Statements, looking at HR metrics from the viewpoint of the organization's strategic plan will be discussed. Come learn about the future of the dialog between Finance and HR, how we will be keeping score, and what language and strategies you should be using. You will leave this session with:

  • A clear understanding of the disconnects in operational metrics between finance, operations and HR.
  • Advanced communication strategies that can be immediately used with each of your financial executives.
  • Strateiges to build a personal strategic action plan for developing and adjusting your organization's HR metrics.
Date(s) & Time(s): 
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 2:15pm to 3:30pm

Karl James Ahlrichs


Twitter @kahlrichs


Karl Ahlrichs, SHRM-SCP, CSP has broad experience in HR, operations and senior level problem solving, and is a national speaker and author, and is often quoted in the local and national media. 


Karl joined Gregory & Appel of Indianapolis, after founding ExactHire, a human resources services firm.  Prior experience was as a Senior Consultant for Professional Staff Management, and earlier he was in Business Development at Marsh & McLennan, and Vice President of Right Management Consultants.  Karl has been named the SHRM Human Resource Professional of the Year for the State of Indiana, and is a Certified Speaking Professional. 


Convention Center 143
Amount of Credit: 
Credit Type: 
Business Credit
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
Business Acumen
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