The Economist Group

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The Project 
Providing interim management in the role of “Group Financial Process Improvement (FPI) Manager”. The role of Group FPI manager included project managing key finance process improvement projects, provision of PeopleSoft support to finance and business teams worldwide and maintenance of other finance systems and procedures.One project For The Economist Intelligence Unit implemented a business restructure in advance of the upgrade. This included the addition of one new line of business in PeopleSoft and its integration with two existing lines of business to produce a single standardized business entity.The main project was to upgrade the worldwide PeopleSoft financials system from v7.5 to v8.8.

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