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MiB: Andrew Slimmon, Morgan Stanley Investment Management

The Big Picture

 This week, we speak with Andrew Slimmon , managing director at Morgan Stanley Investment Management , where he leads the Applied Equity Advisors team. He began his career at Morgan Stanley in 1991 as an adviser in private wealth management, and later served as chief investment officer of the Morgan Stanley Trust Co.

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MiB: Elizabeth Burton, Goldman Sachs Asset Management

The Big Picture

This week, we speak with Elizabeth Burton , managing director and client investment strategist at Goldman Sachs Asset Management. Previously, she was CIO at the Employees’ Retirement System of the State of Hawaii, and managing director in the quantitative strategies group at the Maryland State Retirement Agency.

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How Do Active Managers Invest Their Own Money?

The Big Picture

He points to a research note from Kings College where the authors surveyed active managers about how they were responding to the shift in favor from active to passive fund management over the past decade or two. But they also asked questions about how these managers invested their own monies.

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MiB: Joel Tillinghast, Fidelity’s Legendary Fund Manager

The Big Picture

He has been a mutual fund manager in the equity division at Fidelity Investments since the 1980s. In 2002, Tillinghast was named “ Morningstar’s Domestic Stock Fund Manager of the Year.” ” Previously, he worked as a Portfolio Manager at Citadel Global Equities and as an Analyst at Millennium Management.

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Register Now: Sneak Peek Into Close Automation SkyStem Web Demo

Technology is rapidly changing the way accountants perform and manage month-end activities. In under four weeks, your team can start reaping the benefits of month-end close automation by vastly reducing spreadsheets, cut down on reconciliation work, speed up the month-end close, and better manage your remote team.

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MiB: Robert Koenigsberger, Gramercy Funds Management

The Big Picture

This week, we speak with Robert Koenigsberger , the managing partner and chief investment officer of Gramercy Funds Management. A dedicated emerging markets investment manager, Gramercy Funds Management — which Koenigsberger founded in 1998 — now has more than $5 billion dollars in assets under management.

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Adviser links: managing behavior

Abnormal Returns

Podcasts Daniel Crosby talks with Jamie Hopkins, Managing Partner of Wealth Solutions at Carson Group, about understanding our money stories. thinkadvisor.com) Practice management How Thomas Kopelman used content marketing thoughtfully to build an advisory practice. riabiz.com) Why the CFP is splitting into two organizations.

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Quick Start Guide to a Crystal Clear Close

CFOs and controllers are leveraging SkyStem's workflow management and reconciliation tool to eliminate costly mistakes, ditch manual reconciliations and close faster. Did you know automating your month-end close can save up to 40% of the time typically spent on manual reconciliations? Want to know how they do it?

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Finding “The One:” The Ultimate Guide to Selecting Financial Software

Speaker: Nancy Wu, Head of Sales and Customer Success at SkyStem

As finance and accounting practitioners, you are expected to complete daily operations as well as to manage next generation tools and resources to support a business that is growing in complexity. Having the right software can be critical in juggling and meeting those high expectations.

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The Complete Guide to Building a Remote Global Team

This eBook offers the top five business benefits to building a remote, global team, what to expect when handling the logistics of hiring and managing people around the world, and strategies for attracting, engaging, and retaining top talent.

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2021 Global Workforce Trends

What factors will affect growth, TA, and team management in 2021? From remote work becoming a mainstream way of doing business to talent shortages beginning to change the way companies build their teams, the global workforce will change rapidly this year.

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2021 Global Workforce Trends

What factors will affect growth, TA, and team management in 2021? From remote work becoming a mainstream way of doing business to talent shortages beginning to change the way companies build their teams, the global workforce will change rapidly this year. Download the eBook today!

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How to Create an Employer Brand That Attracts the Best Global Talent

Employer branding is a long-term strategy that helps companies manage the knowledge and perceptions of current and potential employees, convey the values and characteristics that define your organization’s culture, and promote commitment and pride in belonging to your company’s workforce on a global scale.

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The Guide to Finding Global Talent

However, while this provides companies with new and exciting opportunities, it also comes with its challenges, one of which is managing employees in various countries. Remote work has opened the doors to hiring the best talent, wherever they may live.

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Putting the ‘Tech’ in Spend Management Techniques

Speaker: Wayne Spivak, President and CFO of SBA * Consulting Ltd., Industry Writer, Public Speaker

If you’re lost in the world of spend management needs and your GAP analysis is lacking perspective on the future state of your business performance, listen up! With the advancement of technology, the implementation of spend management best practices and concrete GAP analyses is more streamlined and accessible than ever before.